pge ceoThe California Public Utilities Commission is expected to grill PG&E executives at an emergency hearing Friday over last week’s widespread and intentional power outage.

Story by Chris Nichols.

(Photo: Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) CEO Bill Johnson speaks during a California Public Utilities Commission meeting in San Francisco, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 - Jeff Chiu / AP Photo / via Cap Radio)







native kids schoolNative American students are suspended from California schools at more than twice the rate of other students. That's according to a new report from the Sacramento Native American Higher Education Collaborative.

Story by Sammy Caiola.

(Photo: Emma Snuggs' three sons Alex Tamasoa'alii, Elijah Tamasoa'alii and Michael Hunsaker III. She and two of her sons are Cherokee nation citizens - Courtesy Emma Snuggs)







eqalertCalifornia officials launch a quake warning system on the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta quake.
Story by Drew Sandsor.

(Photo: In this Jan. 3, 2019 file photo a mobile phone customer looks at an earthquake warning application on their phone in Los Angeles - Richard Vogel / AP Photo / via Cap Radio)


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