California Update for Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Jul 18, 2018

• Are there limits on smoking pot at a private residence? Where else is it legal to light up? PolitiFact California tackles these questions in an update on what’s legal and what’s not under state’s marijuana law.

Find more Politifact California fact checks HERE.


• Fires are raging across California with a blaze near Yosemite among the largest at the moment. It's only 5% contained.

Today's reporting by Chris Nichols and Ezra David Romero.

Kevin Jorgeson

Kevin Jorgeson, who with his climbing partner Tommy Caldwell, free climbed the Dawn Wall of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park in 2015, stopped by the KRCB studios the other day to talk about a film we're presenting next week called "El Cap Report." 

It chronicles not only their climb but the ascents and stories of others.

Getting a First and Close-Up Look at Yosemite

Sep 25, 2016
Jonathan Bravo, LandPaths

For several years, LandPaths has been offering hikes and other outings for Sonoma County’s Latino residents. This weekend, they took that program a big step further.

Talking Rock Climbing with Kevin Jorgeson

Jan 16, 2015

  Over the past three weeks, Sebastopol resident Kevin Jorgeson  has gone from fame among rock climbers to international acclaim. But his unprecedented free climb of El Capitan’s Dawn Wall was something that he and climbing partner Tommy Caldwell were already preparing for when Jorgeson talked with KRCB back in April of 2010. In honor of his new accomplishment, we reprise that interview now.