Campaign Donations For and Against SMART Tax Measure Exceed $2 Million – February 11, 2020

Marin and Sonoma County voters will soon decide whether to extend a sales tax supporting the SMART train until 2059. Campaigns on both sides of the issue have each received over a million dollars in support of their positions. Reporter Will Houston from the Marin Independent Journal has been following the issue closely. KRCB’s Adia […]

Lisa See, Author of “The Island of Sea Women”, Speaks at Sonoma Valley Regional Library (Aired: February 7, 2020)

Lisa See launched her literary career with the non-fiction book “On Gold Mountain.” The story chronicles her great-great grandfather’s journey from China to California and follows multiple generations.   She’s written ten novels since then. See spoke at the Sonoma Valley Regional Library about her latest work, “The Island of Sea Women“. The book takes […]

New Legislation Could Help Students Make Up Lost Class Time Due to Disasters During the Summer – February 5, 2020

Since 2017, some Sonoma County schools have lost more than three dozen instructional days due to wildfires, floods, power shutoffs or other disasters. New legislation being proposed by State Senator Bill Dodd, could help students make up that time during the summer. In part two of the interview, KRCB’s Adia White spoke with Ricardo Cano about […]

California Students Missing School Due to Wildfires and Other Disasters – February 4, 2020

At the beginning of the school year, over 360 schools in California had to close for at least a week due to power outages, wildfires, or other crises.  That’s according to Ricardo Cano, an education reporter at the state-wide news outlet CAL Matters. Cano published a series of articles on school closures called Disaster Days. KRCB’s Adia […]