Kamala Harris at CA Dem ConventionCalifornia Sen. Kamala Harris speaks at the California Democratic Party Convention in San Francisco on June 1, 2019. Credit: Capital Public RadioCalifornia Sen. Kamala Harris claimed President Trump’s tariffs are “taking $1.4 billion out of working people’s pockets every month.” PolitiFact California rated this Mostly True.

Story by Chris Nichols.

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091217 state capitol an pCredit: Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio NewsThe California Democratic Party is considering a proposal to allow non-citizens to serve as delegates.

Story by Scott Rodd.







calfire carr fightCal Fire firefighters responding to the Carr Fire in Redding July 28, 2018. Credit: Bert Johnson / Capital Public RadioPG&E cut power to more than 22-thousand customers in Northern California this weekend for a couple of reasons. It was hot & dry, and windy. This resulted in multiple fires that are currently being fought.

Story by Ezra David Romero.


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