Insight: Capitol Chat / Infectious Diseases / Birds of Chicago / Sound Advice
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Amy Quinton/ Capital Public Radio News
Capital Public Radio’s State Government Reporter Katie Orr joins us for this week’s Capitol Chat to talk about the case against State Senator Ron Calderon. He was indicted last week.
CapRadio Articles About senators Ron Calderon and Rod Wright:
Also, the state assembly and senate are expected to vote on the emergency $680 million drought release plan.
There are some nasty infectious diseases taking up residence in Northern California this year. An outbreak of measles and a mysterious respiratory illness with polio-like paralysis are showing up in certain enclaves of our region where vaccination rates are lower than average. What’s happening and how can people protect themselves?
Dr. Dean Blumberg, associate professor of pediatric infectious diseases at UC Davis Children's Hospital, has more on the various diseases.
Transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of poliovirus type 1. CDC / Dr. Joseph J. Esposito; F. A. Murphy
Birds of Chicago
Birds of Chicago is a collective based around JT Nero and Allison Russell. Whether touring as a duo or with the full family band, Nero and Russell have emerged as two of the most compelling new voices in North American Roots music. They will perform Saturday at Off Center Stage in Grass Valley.
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Nick Brunner for Sound Advice
Blue Dog Jam Host Nick Brunner brings us a recording from a local band that visited earlier this week.