Mark Prell

Weekday Morning and Afternoon Radio Host


Mark Prell began his broadcast career at KRCB in 2008 as a volunteer, hosting Saturday mornings. He eventually took over as weekday Afternoon host, later taking on the duties of weekday Morning host as well. Mark continues to host the weekday Morning and Afternoon drive times, and has a lot of fun doing it. 

Ways to Connect

• Few CA businesses plan to hire in 2013.

• New bill would protect gun permit holders' private information.

• A new PPIC poll puts Brown’s approval rating at 51 percent.

• CA Lawmakers Propose Arming School Teachers.

Capitol Public Radio

• Standard and Poor’s has upgraded the state from an A-minus to an A.

• A bipartisan group of California lawmakers support push for a federal immigration bill in Congress.

Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press

• Medi-Cal changes may mean a simpler process for consumers.

• LA Senator Wants Statewide Early Earthquake Warning System.

Steve Yeater / Associated Press

• Gun rights advocates, law enforcement, and gun violence prevention experts appeared before California lawmakers at a joint legislative hearing.

• All bills would be in print and online for 3 days before a final vote in either chamber.

• Special Legislative Session on Health Care Starts Monday.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

• Brown melds a victory lap with Bible stories and California history as he urges lawmakers to advance his agenda.

• Both Democrat and Republican lawmakers praise Brown’s State of The State address.

• Look for Different Tone in Brown's State of the State Address

• Foreclosure Starts at Lowest Level Since 2006

Frederick Larson / The Chronicle

• CSU: No Tuition Increases to Make Up $250 Million Funding Gap

• California groups on both sides of the abortion debate look back on the 40th anniversary of  Roe v. Wade.

• Lawmakers say more revenue from Proposition 30 should go toward freezing tuition at the state’s colleges and universities.

• In new CA legislature, moderate Democrats hold leverage.

• Yudof promises to meet Governor Brown’s challenges to keep tuition down and add online courses.

• Steinberg to Push for National Version of Mental Health Services Act

Randy Panfilio

• New jobs would help protect the environment and oversee logging in the state.

• Governor Brown praises online college course program.

• Governor Brown’s proposed budget changes the way schools would receive funding.

• California Chamber of Commerce Pleased With Balanced Budget

Pauline Bartolone / Capital Public Radio Network

• Governor Brown says the state still faces uncertainty in costs from federal health care reform.

• Brown commits to Medi-Cal expansion, but questions remain about getting there.

• As part of his budget, Governor Brown announces major changes to the state’s education funding system.

• Lobbying organizations spent at least $61 million dollars influencing health policy over the past two years.

• Governor Jerry Brown is rejecting a federal court order to further reduce California’s prison population.

• Brown says his Prostate Cancer Treatment "Finished"

• Despite being surrounded by a Democratic supermajority, most Republicans don’t feel sidelined.

• A California lawmaker introduces a bill to regulate ammunition sales, aimed at reducing gun violence.

• The California Attorney General’s office finds part of the $54 million dollars was intentionally hidden.

• California Lawmakers Vow to Provide Oversight of Medi-Cal Changes in 2013.

• Public interest groups say many firms find a way to employ ex-lawmakers anyway.

• California Conditionally Approved to Run Its Own Health Insurance Market.

Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press /

• To date, California has a good supply of water thanks to a snowy December.

• A package of new laws protect California homeowners from foreclosure.

Police on scene of black ice on Country Club near Hinebaugh creek due to a broken sprinkler head. Be aware, due to extreme cold weather there may be other patches of black ice in other areas of the city.

If you hit black ice, don't panic and don't apply the brakes. Take your foot off the accellerator and steer into the skid.

• California veterans can erase criminal record by completing treatment relating to a mental illness.

• Ban lifted on selling homemade foods in California.

Ken Rockwell /

• California Democratic party leaders urge restraint of supermajority power.

• In the new year: Higher sales and income tax rates and a new requirement for out-of-state businesses.

• Businesses licensed by the State can no longer hide the reasons behind lawsuits.

• California Youth May Be Leading State Away From Two Party System

• Employees are gearing up for the release of the state budget.

• New Law: 2nd Chance for Inmates Sentenced as Teenagers.



• Low-income Californians will soon be able to get free cell phone service. The state agency that regulates wireless providers has given provisional approval to the program.

• The new “open carry “ ban is a follow-up to the state’s ban on the open carry of handguns.

• AAA: Holiday Travel Up This Year

• The California legislature’s response to Connecticut school shooting beginning to take shape.

• New Law: Registered Nurses Have More Power to Dispense Birth Control

• Districts to take a new look at their security plans since Friday's mass shooting in Connecticut.

• New Law: Electronic Proof of Auto Insurance acceptable.