KFBK Morning News

KFBK Morning News

With Cristina Mendonsa and Sam Shane

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January 24, 2022 3 min
Plans are in motion for California Northstate University to claim a new home in Natomas. KFBK's Aubrey Aquino has details about what's to come.
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Business bosses who thought their team would be back in the office already have been stymied by rising infection rates in some cities.
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Natomas Unified Board Members have voted unanimously to move forward in the12-acre land deal with Sacramento Kings ownership for $6 million dollars. District representative Deidra Powell says future plans for the location include a brand new school.
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For many of us it may feel like this pandemic just keeps going and going.... and we've never been through anything like it before. Well, that would be wrong. We have been through pandemics in the past, and yes, this will end just as others have ended. This morning we take a look back at one pandemic in particular. Jessica Roy is a reporter with the Los Angeles Times who told the LA Times podcast about her research into the hi...
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Americans flush with cash are having a hard time spending it....inflation and restrictions are making it tough:
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It's become a decade's old tradition, homeowners in Sacramento's Fab 40's neighborhood decking out their homes with lights and other festive decor during the holiday season. However, many residents there are concerned the annual event has turned into a spectacle, and they want to see some change.
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Right now, repair people are like the most popular kids in high school. Remember them? They were attractive. They had skills at pretty much everything. The whole school envied them. That is the modern day contractor.
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The Placerville Planning Commission has unanimously approved plans to move forward with a new hotel along Jacquiar Road which will be named ''Mackinaw Hotel."
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Inflation hit 7% in December, that's the highest inflation rate in the US since 1982. Back then, the Chairman of the Federal Reserve was a man named Paul Voelker.
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The leader of a California environmental group tells KFBK News Radio, Governor Newsom's energy policy is ill conceived and will not work. Michael Schellenberger of the group "environmental progress" says the combination of shutting down California's remaining nuclear power plant combined with the rush to renewable energy, which is unreliable, is a recipe for disaster.
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Supply chain backlogs are crushing home developers, limiting choice for home buyers and forcing some new owners to move into unfinished homes.
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Sam and Cristina speak with California State Senator Anthony Portantino about the new education funding plan
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Dr. Anthony Fauci and Senator Rand Paul sparred during a Senate health hearing and Dr. Fauci says he has received death threats while working to end the pandemic because of Paul's false claims
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January 11, 2022 3 min
If all you knew about the economy in 2021 was that employers created nearly 6 million jobs - the most in record-keeping that goes back to 1939 - you’d think it was a banner year.
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Even after the pandemic subsides homelessness will remain as a major problem for our state. A lifelong bay area activist says progressive policies have ruined California's largest cities. He is a self-described former progressive and worked for George Soros-backed organizations for a decade. Michael Shellenberger now says the reluctance to force the homeless into shelters has ruined LA and San Francisco
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With Inflation Running at 6.8%, Is the Fed Chair Doing Enough?
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A scaled back consumer electronics show opened to the public in Las Vegas this week.
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Public school administrators, and supporters of the current public education system, are growing more concerned over reports of a mass exodus of students from public schools across the country since the beginning of the pandemic. 1.5 million students have left public schools in the past two years in America. Victoria Flores is the Health Services Director at Sacramento City Unified School District who says public school administrat...
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Lots of people are eager to start the new year with a new personal financial plan. Veronica Dagger is a personal finance columnist at the wall street journal has the financial moves you should skip this year.
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There’s plenty of optimism about getting back to business for the new year, but local business owners know just because we turn a page on the calendar, some economic issues don’t go away so easily. Sac Metro Chamber President Amanda Blackwood points to a few persisting problems for business owners.
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