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You are invited to this FREE live interactive storytelling and music event at Lagunitas Brewery. Join your favorite NPR personalities for a conversation about the songs that matter most. Be part of a lively, fascinating exploration of the universal, yet personal nature of music. This special edition of Songs We Love Live is hosted by Lagunitas Brewing Company and includes a live performance by Gaelynn Lea, the winner of NPR Music’s 2016 Tiny Desk Contest. Although the event is free, seating...
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Tiffany Camhi

A proposed runway extension of Marin County’s only public airport may be closer to reality after the Federal Aviation Administration approved a revised plan this week. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports the expansion idea was first proposed more than a decade ago.

    

Brown Signs Five Anti-Tobacco Bills, Vetoes One

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  ALSO: The departure of Ted Cruz, John Kasich and a competitive Republican primary in California could depress what was expected to be a surge in voter turnout.

Today's reporting by Ben Adler and Ben Bradford.

Bruce Robinson, KRCB

  Sonoma State is primarily a teaching campus, but many students also engage in research projects, including some innovative inventions, that were on display yesterday in the University's newly combined “Symposium of Research and Creativity."

 The possible applications of a mobile solar-powered generator are almost limitless, says co-developer Jarrett Baglietto, especially since their designed their unit with enough storage to drive even some big, power-hungry equipment.

Pathogen Killing Trees in California Can't Be Stopped

May 4, 2016
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  ALSO: California has rules for how junior high and high schools handle concussions during student athletics, and now some lawmakers want to extend them to other youth sport leagues.

Today's reporting by Amy Quinton and Ben Bradford.

Tiffany Camhi

After nearly a year of numerous reports and public meetings, Santa Rosa is making another move towards imposing rent control. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports Santa Rosa city council voted four to three to begin drafting a rent stabilization program. 

  

Transcendence Theatre Company

  The Valley of the Moon will observe a Jack London centennial this summer, in many ways—even a new musical anthem.

The Transcendence Theatre Company's fifth season of Broadway Under the Stars at Jack London State park opens with three consecutive weekends of a  show called This Magic Moment. The first performance is June 17.

 

   Is it possible to fight poverty and climate change at the same time? The answer is emphatically yes, and Rocky Rohwedder has examples to prove it.

  Rohwedder, who has now retired from his position at Sonoma State, found some important allies in his Ecological Handprints project. One was South African Bishop Desmond Tutu, who wrote an introduction for the book. Others included top-flight photographers who donated their images.

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Sonoma, Marin and Napa counties will soon be joining the rest of state in its effort to get to zero trash in California’s waterways. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi has more.

Robin Latham, Green Mary

  For minimizing garbage, nothing beats reusing things. That’s why Green Mary has assembled an unconventional lending library of plates, glasses and other event essentials.

  From Jack London to a present day London biographer, Sonoma County has a rich literary tradition, one that a local librarian is busily compiling.

While Sonoma County enjoys an abundance of active writers today, as well as a impressive list of past authors with local ties, that's not really all that unusual, notes librarian David Dodd.

One other thing the Sonoma County Authors' Project is out to do, says Dodd, is foster a sense of community among the many writers, through public events and other means.

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