Morning Edition 2009-03-18

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

    Part of Series

  • Governor's Office Says State Travel Expense Reports Will Be Posted On Web Soon
    The Travel Vouchers Will Go Public Following Recent Media Reports That Accuse A State Official Of Billing The State For A Trip She Made With Her Daughter To A Justin Timberlake Show.
    Tuesday, March 10, 2009
  • Mower Trade-In Starts Wednesday
    If you want to trade-in your gas-powered lawn mower for a new electric cordless one, your chance to save money on the swap happens Wednesday, March 18th at 11AM.
    Tuesday, March 17, 2009
  • Sacramento State, UC Davis Get Stem Cell Grant
    Sacramento State is getting $1.3 million to conduct stem cell research over the next three years. The money will fund a graduate program for 30 students.
    Tuesday, March 17, 2009
  • Union Organization Battle
    Hundreds of union members and supporters rallied at the state Capitol today. They’re lobbying for federal legislation that they say will make it easier to organize.
    Tuesday, March 17, 2009
  • State's Top Financial Officials Hold Public Hearing On Deficit
    State Treasurer Bill Lockyer and Finance Director Mike Genest heard public testimony on how the state might avoid spending cuts and tax hikes if federal deficit relief is applied.
    Tuesday, March 17, 2009
  • Urban Fruit Harvests Catching On
    “Urban harvests" are popping up across California. Volunteers hand out maps for people to collect fruit from their neighbors’ trees. The result is that those who can't afford to buy food get the "fruit of these labors." Julia Mitric reports.
    Wednesday, March 18, 2009
  • Busting Some "Tent City" Myths
    1200 people, many of whom just lost their jobs or homes, scrunched into a tiny space, where crime is rampant. That’s what you might think of the homeless “tent city” along the American River – if you believe everything you’ve read or heard recently.
    Wednesday, March 18, 2009