Kyle Craft and More on World Cafe, Weekdays, 2-4 pm

This week on World Cafe... Monday, September 26: Louisiana born singer-songwriter, Kyle Craft, moved to Portland, Oregon to make his debut, Dolls of Highland. Tuesday, September 27: English musician Jon Cleary's latest New Orleans album is called, Go Go Juice. Wednesday, September 28: World Cafe goes to the Philadelphia Folk Festival for live performances from Liz Longley, Quiet Live, and The Sheepdogs. Thursday, September 29: It's a Vintage Cafe with guitarist Jeff Beck from 2010 upon the...
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California To Stop Some Deals With Wells Fargo

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ALSO: Governor Brown signed a bill removing the statute of limitations on rape, and a bill requiring background checks for Uber and Lyft drivers.

Today's reporting by Ben Bradford.

Libertarianism is a political ideology that has undergone some internal, rather severe, revisions in recent years which have moved it well away from its philosophical origins. A locally produced analytical anthology examines what Libertarianism means today. 

Three of the authors will be on hand to talk about their contributions to Uncivil Liberties, at a special book event in Sonoma Friday evening. For details, click here.

With seven weeks remaining before it is due to open, there is still lots of finish work to be done at the new hotel attached to the tribal casino in Rohnert Park. But a media preview tour this morning showed off a lavish addition to the local scene. 

Tiffany Camhi

The San Rafael City Council wants to crack down on people living in recreational vehicles and cars. But some homeless advocates are saying a new city ordinance could push this population out on the streets. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports.

Carbon Capture in New CA Climate Bill

Sep 28, 2016
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California's newly adopted climate change bill includes emphasis on carbon sequestration and other natural measures to remove it from the atmosphere. As Suzanne Potter reports,t hat has won the enthusiastic endorsement of several important conservation groups.

Sanchez Tops List In Missed U.S. House Votes

Sep 28, 2016
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ALSO: Tuesday was National Voter Registration Day and events took place throughout California to encourage citizens to sign up this election season.

Today's reporting by Mary Plummer (KPCC,) and Marnette Federis.

What do the people of Santa Rosa think about homelessness in their city? A series of facilitated public conversations is about to get started in an effort to gauge public opinion—and ideas.

Each of the planned gatherings (see a partial schedule here) will open with a short informational video about their purpose and intentions. You can preview it below.

Manufacturing Efficiency Boosted with Clean Energy

Sep 27, 2016
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Increased use of clean power would boost manufacturing in California, not hurt it, according to a pair of new studies. Suzanne Potter has details.

Hearing Seeks Road Map To Fix Foster Youth System Failures

Sep 27, 2016
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ALSO: Governor Jerry Brown has decriminalized underage prostitution in California, starting next year. He also vetoed a measure that would have required county sheriffs to charge fees that cover the costs of issuing concealed carry permits.

Today's reporting by Julia Mitric and Ben Adler.

  Whether the motivation is political or religious, or just protective parenting, efforts to see certain books suppressed seem as persistent as the seasons. So Banned Books week is here again to remind us of that. 

The American Library Association has released the video below which lists the top ten banned books of the past year. 

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