Radio 91 Fall Fundraiser This Week

KRCB-FM's fall fundraiser is happening now, and continues through Saturday October 22nd. There are thank you gifts galore, special musical guests in the studio all week, and, we hope, YOU on the other end of the phone pledging your love, support, and money for your friends here KRCB-FM Radio 91. KRCB-FM Radio 91 is what non-commercial local radio is all about--local DJ's, local musicians live in studio, local events, all supported by you and people like you who want an alternative to...
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DMV Looks For Feedback On New Driverless Car Regulations

6 hours ago
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ALSO: California’s largest state worker union says it will ask its members to authorize a strike.

Today's reporting by Daniel Potter and Ben Adler.

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Eighty-five years in 400 pages—with plenty of pictures included. That’s what entrepreneur, philanthropist and music lover Don Green has packed into his newly public memoir. 

When Don Green elected to leave his position with the General post Office in London and venture into the business world, many of his then-associates were shocked, he recalls. But it was a pivotal and life-changing decision.

Ad Targets Republican Voters In California Senate Race

Oct 19, 2016

ALSO: California needs more Latino doctors to care for patients, according to a survey by Latino Physicians of California.

Today's reporting by Daniel Potter and Ja'Nel Johnson

A new, targeted effort to combat violence against women is taking hold in an important, if unexpected context: junior high and high school locker rooms.

CBIM provides the coaches with cue cards that outline 11 discussion topics, including Respect, Personal Responsibility, Insulting Language, Understanding Consent, and Communicating Boundaries.  Verity’s Zach Neely cites another, Bragging about Sexual Reputation as an example of how the program works to change behaviors.

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ALSO: Democrats in the California Legislature are hoping to clinch a supermajority in this fall’s election by picking up two more seats in the Assembly and one in the Senate.

Today's reporting by Julia Mitric and Daniel Potter.

Eight years into the process of creating the proposed southeast Greenway in Santa Rosa, ideas for what it will actually look like are taking shape. An online survey, reviewing three possible alternatives, is underway.

Follow this link to take the Greenway planning survey. Sign up for the Oct. 26 walking tour of the property here.

Steyer Gets In Front Of The Camera, Presaging Bid For Gov.

Oct 17, 2016

It’s common for political donors to bankroll campaign ads, but Silicon Valley Democrat Tom Steyer has taken the unusual step of appearing in them.

Today's reporting by Ben Bradford.

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Women farmers have been a backbone in agriculture for hundreds of years, but according to some their voices and stories are not being heard. Now a group in Sebastopol is trying to break that mold. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports.

The event included many local Bay Area farmers and food advocates. To find out more information about the speakers check out the Foundations and the Future website.

Strange Bedfellows Form Coalition To Increase Water Supply

Oct 14, 2016

ALSO:  California requires campaigns and their donors to disclose the money they spend and receive, but that information—while technically publicly available—can be difficult to track.

Today' reporting by Amy Quinton and Ben Bradford.

Thanks in large part to the widespread use of genetically modified corn, soy and other crops, herbicides containing glyphosate are being more widely used than ever before. At the same time, new concerns about the health and environmental damage that the chemical causes are prompting calls to restrict it.


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