The Center for Investigative Reporting Finds Rampant Wage Theft in the Caregiving Industry – May 30, 2019

For many families, senior board and care homes are a popular alternative to expensive skilled nursing facilities. A recent investigation by the Center for Investigative Reporting found that wage theft is an unchecked problem in senior care homes across the nation. KRCB’s Adia White talked with two of the reporters on the project to find […]

Senator Bill Dodd Hosts Forum on Aging – May 28, 2019

As Sonoma County’s population ages, elder fraud and abuse are on the rise. State Senator Bill Dodd is introducing a bill in the legislature to make June, Elder Abuse Awareness Month. He recently held a forum in Rohnert Park to talk about the growing problem of scams and abuse as the North Bay’s population continues […]

Local Activists Bring Green New Deal Principles to Sonoma County – May 23, 2019

Sonoma County teens are confronting big issues, like climate change and social justice, head on. Environmental activists and concerned community members rallied at a town hall last week to discuss options for confronting climate change. The event was hosted by several local non-profits and focused on encouraging attendees to become more engaged in Sonoma County […]

Capital Public Radio Announces 10-Million-Dollar Plan to Move to Downtown Sacramento – May 22, 2019

Capital Public Radio has been broadcasting from the Sacramento State University Campus for the past forty years, but not for much longer. Just a few weeks ago it announced a 10-million-dollar plan to relocate to downtown Sacramento and double its staff. KRCB’s Steve Mencher asked Cap Radio’s president and General Manager Rick Eytcheson how the […]

Activist Group Sues Sonoma County Over Incomplete Police Investigation Records – May 17, 2019

A local activist group is suing Sonoma County over the investigation records in the Andy Lopez case. Under a state that took effect at the beginning of this year, law enforcement agencies are now required to release documents connected to misconduct investigations. Here in Sonoma County, the Sheriff’s Department has made public documents related to […]

“Ocean Hero” Richard Charter Says Coastal Protections May Remain, but Fracking Threatens Many New Areas in California – May 16, 2019

Richard Charter has dedicated his life to expanding protections for the Sonoma County coast. He reports progress on that front, but he’s concerned about a major expansion of fracking in California. Last night local residents concerned about climate change got together in Santa Rosa to talk about the Green New Deal. We’ll have that story […]