Shake, Rattle, and Roll on Snap Judgment, Saturday at 6 pm

On the next all-new Snap Judgment..."Shake, Rattle, and Roll." You do your thing the way you did last time and the time before that because that's the way you've always done it. Until the ground quakes, and you can't do things your way anymore. On the next Snap Judgment, "Shake Rattle and Roll." What happens when you try to hold your ground, but that same ground crumbles beneath you?Stories include... The QuakeA Band Called Wells Fargo: Before there was Zimbabwe, there was the Heavy Scene....
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  Black Oystercatchers are distinctive, but not numerous. So these hardy shorebirds are being monitored by naturalists and citizen scientists to see how they are affected by sea level rise and other environmental factors.

Summer Means Camping Season in Sonoma County

Jun 24, 2016

If you haven't yet made summer plans to be at any of the campgrounds county-wide, don't worry. There is still time to reserve your stay! 

Newsom Gun Control Initiative Qualifies For November Ballot

Jun 24, 2016

  ALSO: California voters could have yet another decision to make on an already-packed November ballot; a $3 billion bond for parks.

Today's reporting by Ben Bradford.

  Dragonflies aren’t just old—they date back to the age of the dinosaurs—they’re strange.  Also colorful, pest-eating, non-threatening to humans, and still surprisingly unstudied.

Among all the strange and unusual things that have been learned about Dragonflies, there is one that stands out above everything else, says Kathy Biggs:  their mating practices.

Allen Stone will be joining Brian Griffith live in the studio in the 11 o'clock hour on June 30. Allen Stone is a white soul musician from Chewelah, Washington. Though people describe him as a soul and R&B singer, yet he sees himself as a "hippie with soul."

Listen in the morning, then get tickets to his SOMO Concert at Sonoma Mountatin Village that evening. Find tickets here:

Forest Service: 66 Million Dead Trees In Sierra Nevada

Jun 23, 2016
U.S. Forest Service

  ALSO: A push in the California Legislature to expand job-protected maternity and paternity leave has stalled in an Assembly committee after three Democrats withheld their votes.

Today's reporting by Ed Joyce and Ben Adler.

Simon Tiles

The Ritter Center in downtown San Rafael is Marin County's major provider of homeless services. But after years of public nuisance complaints from residents and business owners, the center has been in danger of shutting down. To avert that, the city of San Rafael and Ritter are working together to keep homeless services accessible in Marin. KRCB's Tiffany Camhi reports.

Find more information on services provided by The Ritter Center at its website.


  Six Bay Area hospitals are teaming up to connect their emergency departments – so doctors will know when a patient has visited other ERs in the area. Suzanne Potter has more.

  From accomplished actors to aspiring athletes, folks in Sonoma regularly welcome talented summer visitors into their homes, a practice that is continuing to grow.

In each of these cases, the host households are not paid for the housing they provide for their summer visitors. But Sonoma Stompers Assistant GM Tim Livingston says they do offer something in exchange.

Similarly, the Transcendence Theater Company shares tickets to their performances and donor events with the homeowners who host their staff and artists.

Dalai Lama: Real Gun Control Comes From The Heart

Jun 21, 2016
Scott Strazzante / The Chronicle

  ALSO: The California Department of Managed Health Care approves proposed merger of Aetna and Humana.

Today's reporting by Ben Adler and Ja'Nel Johnson.