Cannabis Testing Requirements May Be Hard for Small Shops to Comply With – June 29, 2018

There’s a fire sale going on at dispensaries around California. New rules come into effect July 1 that require testing of cannabis sold in California. Shops are getting rid of untested products before the deadline, resulting in big sales. Corinne Smith reports. More on the cannabis business at krcb.org/news. Hear this story on demand with […]

We Talk With Director of Mister Rogers Biopic, Morgan Neville – June 28, 2018

It’s not always a wonderful day in the neighborhood – but kids need to know they are safe and loved every day. Documentary film maker Morgan Neville says that everyone wanted to help with his latest film, about the life of TV icon Mr. Rogers. Neville told KRCB News Director Steve Mencher that Rogers may […]

Mendocino Counrty Puts A Face on Homelessness – June 27, 2018

An effort is being made in Mendocino Counrty to put a face on homelessness. Find out what they’re doing on today’s NBR Our neighbors at KZYX, Mendocino County’s Public and Community Radio have started an essential project. They’re talking to homeless people in the county – with the goal of putting a human face on […]

Supreme Court Won’t Take Up Lopez Case. Parents’ Case Against Deputy Can Continue – June 26, 2018

Sonoma County has argued that a sheriff’s deputy should have immunity from a civil action following the shooting death of 13-year-old Andy Lopez. The Supreme Court decided Monday not to hear an appeal from Sonoma County to block a civil suit brought by the parents of Andy Lopez. The teenager was shot and killed by […]

Every Glass of Wine Tells a Story – June 22, 2018

Students at Chico State University have been studying how stories are used to market wine. Their recommendation: To appeal to younger drinkers… lighten up! Chico State Professor Jim Downing recently analyzed stories used as marketing tools by175 wineries in Napa. His surprising finding: some wineries are on the wrong track. Reporter Adia White has the […]

Happy First Day of Summer, Said the Mosquito – June 21, 2018

Happy first day of summer. It’s a day beloved by people and mosquitoes alike. Mosquitoes are most active as temperatures warm up in the summer months; and they’re more than just a pest. Many mosquito species can be carriers of disease. Reporter Adia White tells us why the October wildfires may have been a boon […]

New Chicken Restaurant in Petaluma – What a Chicken!! – The Name Says It All – June 20, 2018

Hungry? You will be after listening to this report on the plucky entrepreneurs who have started a new chicken spot in Petaluma. In Petaluma, a town known for its 150-year history of poultry farming, a husband and wife from Michoacan, Mexico have opened an oddly named barbecue chicken restaurant. Delfin Vigil reports on why folks […]

Press Democrat Picks Up Pulitzer in New York as Columnist Worries About Future of Journalism – June 19, 2018

They’re still enjoying the excitement in Santa Rosa over the recognition awarded to the Press Democrat for its coverage of the North Bay fires. A few weeks ago, some of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists from the Santa Rosa Press Democrat travelled to New York City to accept the paper’s award for its outstanding coverage of […]

Nonprofits Partner to Show that ‘Food is Medicine’ – June 15, 2018

Two local nonprofits — Ceres Community Project and Food for Thought — are working with Medi-Cal on an innovative program to feed patients with congestive heart failure. The aim is to offer more proof that food can be medicine. The groups will provide low salt, low fat meals for low income patients. The goal is […]

New Learning Center Will Enhance Education for the Wine Business – June 14, 2018

Imagine learning from winemakers in Croatia or Australia while sitting in a classroom in Rohnert Park. The new Wine Spectator Learning Center is now open on the Sonoma State campus in Rohnert Park. The facility aims to introduce a new generation to skills needed for the wine business, while sharpening the capabilities of those in […]