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Two Women Mourn Mothers, Seek Community Help – October 11, 2019

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The pain of losing a loved one doesn’t ever go away. It just changes and becomes a part of daily living. Meet two women who lost their mothers two years ago in the wildfires. Tuesday, October 8th at 5 pm – Santa Rosa Courthouse Square. A small group gathers to commemorate lives lost two years […]

Duration:00:03:59

Residents Observe 2-Year Anniversary of the Sonoma Complex Fires – October 10, 2019

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Community members gathered on Tuesday evening to observe the anniversary of the Sonoma Complex Fires. At the end of the service, organizers rang a bell 44 times in memory of those who lost their lives in the fires. After the ceremony, KRCB’s Steve Mencher talked with assembly-member Jim Wood and former Santa Rosa mayor Chris […]

Duration:00:04:01

Sonoma County Ridesharing Service Aims to Help Women Feel Safer – October 9, 2019

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When Renee Cooper was driving for Lift and Uber, countless women told her they were relieved to have a female drive. That’s why she decided to start her own company here in Sonoma County. “Women Driving Women” is based in Healdsburg and serves customers in both Sonoma and San Diego County. KRCB’s Steve Mencher spoke […]

Duration:00:04:02

Three Years After The Tubbs Fire, Less Than Half of Santa Rosa Homes Have Been Rebuilt – October 8, 2019

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Two years ago today, the Tubbs fire swept through Santa Rosa and destroyed more than 5,000 homes overnight. One year and one month later, the Camp Fire leveled an entire town, surpassing the Tubbs as the most destructive wildfire in California history. This story is the first in a five-part series dedicated to the anniversaries […]

Duration:00:04:01

The City of Santa Rosa Unveils New Emergency Warning Sirens – October 4, 2019

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The City of Santa Rosa unveiled a new emergency planning toolkit during Tuesday’s city council meeting. The star of the new program is a European style siren that will be attached to all city police cars and sounded during an emergency evacuation. KRCB’s Adia White tells us how the sirens will work along with the […]

Duration:00:04:08

Behind the Scenes at One of the Nation’s Largest Cannabis Manufacturing Facilities, Part 2 – October 3, 2019

10/3/2019
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Regulations in the marijuana industry are constantly changing both in California and in Sonoma County. But despite the instability, one Santa Rosa company has managed to grow into one of the largest cannabis manufacturing businesses in the Country. KRCB’s Adia White took a tour of the Canna Craft facility and has more on how this […]

Duration:00:03:43

Smoky the Bear Has Affected Forest Management Practices for Decades – October 2, 2019

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Smokey Bear was the most successful advertising campaign of all time. And the success of his message “Only YOU can prevent Forest Fires” might be a big reason why California and the west coast have been experiencing catastrophic wildfires. Fire season in California has been getting longer and more intense. One major reason for the […]

Duration:00:04:00

Teachers’ Perceptions of Student Ability Affect Performance – October 1, 2019

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The start of the school year can bring excitement or anxiety. On the North Bay Report, we talk with a psychologist about how teachers’ perceptions about student ability can affect what happens in the classroom. As students in Sonoma County settle into the school year, the fear of failure can hinder the ability to learn […]

Duration:00:04:10

Julian Castro Addresses Top Issues Facing Californians – September 27, 2019

9/27/2019
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One of the democratic presidential candidates stopped by our studio to talk about affordable housing, student debt and other issues being discussed on the national stage. Julian Castro served as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama. He spoke with KRCB’s Adia White and Steve Mencher about how the policies he’s […]

Duration:00:03:36

Santa Rosa City Council Votes to Bar Landlords from Discriminating Against Tenants Based on Source of Income – September 26, 2019

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Renting in the City of Santa Rosa could soon become easier for tenants who receive rental assistance from the federal government. The Santa Rosa City Council voted Tuesday to bar landlords from discriminating against tenants based on their sources of income. The fight is about Section 8 housing assistance – which provides funds to low […]

Duration:00:03:37

Behind the Scenes at one of the Nation’s Largest Cannabis Manufacturing Facilities – September 25, 2019

9/25/2019
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Ever wonder how vape oil or cannabis candies are made? On the North Bay Report, we take a tour inside one of the nation’s largest cannabis manufacturing facilities. One of the nation’s largest cannabis manufacturing facilities is right here in Santa Rosa. KRCB’s Adia White took a tour inside and tells us what happens behind […]

Duration:00:03:50

Jobs with Justice Fights for $15 in Santa Rosa – September 24, 2019

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The state of California is planning for a minimum wage hike to 15-dollars an hour. But it won’t fully take effect until 2023. Marty Bennett has been organizing workers and teaching history in Sonoma County for decades. His current fight? Accelerating the minimum wage hike in Sonoma County to take effect sooner than the state’s […]

Duration:00:04:02

District Firm in Teacher Negotiations – September 20, 2019

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School is in full swing. Meanwhile, the West Sonoma County Teachers Association is currently in negotiations with the West County Union High School District over salaries and benefits. KRCB News Director Steve Mencher talked with Paul Nicholas Boylan, special legal counsel for the district, about the state of negotiations and the district’s current offer. You’ll […]

Duration:00:03:59

Teachers Union in Fight for Its Life – September 19, 2019

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Kids are back in school now. But in at least one district, the teachers’ union is still battling over salaries and benefits, as administrators offer what amounts to a pay cut. The school year is fully underway, but the West Sonoma County Teachers Association is still in negotiations with the West County Union High School […]

Duration:00:04:10

School Administrators Work to Reduce Chronic Absenteeism After Wildfires – September 18, 2019

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Studies show that dropping out of high school can shorten your life expectancy. Disruptions to daily life caused by recent wildfires have made getting to school harder. On the North Bay Report, find out how far some school administrators will go to keep kids in the classroom. Following a disaster, students tend to miss more […]

Duration:00:04:30

Counselors at Paradise Elementary Work to Support Students Through Loss – September 17, 2019

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Counselors at Paradise Elementary worked with students with high rates of trauma before the Camp Fire happened. Now, they are trying to find ways to help already struggling students cope with the loss of their town. Ten months after the Camp Fire, Counselors at Paradise Unified School District are working with kids who are experiencing […]

Duration:00:04:30

Educators Use Poetry to Help Kids Talk About Trauma – September 13, 2019

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How can art help heal trauma? We talk to a class of third graders to find out. The timeline for recovery after a disaster is different for everyone. Educators in Santa Rosa are noticing that many elementary students are just now beginning to process their trauma from the 2017 wildfires. KRCB’s Adia White tells us […]

Duration:00:03:59

Conversations with Women Leaders at NASA’s Ames Research Center – September 12, 2019

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At the end of August, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group hosted a forum in Mountain View to celebrate women leaders. In this excerpt from the event, Wendy Okolo, a NASA Aerospace Engineering Researcher and Hannah Gordon, a former journalist and now the Chief Administrative Officer of the San Francisco 49ers share lessons they’ve had to […]

Duration:00:03:50

Sonoma County Leaders Discuss Challenging the Status Quo – September 11, 2019

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How progressive is Sonoma County? Barbie Robinson, Director of the Department of Health Services, shares her opinion during a panel discussion. The local non-profit, California Human Development held a panel discussion with North Bay Women leaders last month. In this excerpt from the panel, Barbie Robinson, the Director of the Sonoma County Department of Health Services, […]

Duration:00:03:50

Sonoma County Leaders Discuss Sexism in Politics During Panel – September 10, 2019

9/10/2019
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Supervisor Lynda Hopkins is tired of being asked, “How can you do your job with kids?” She talked about why this question is problematic during a panel discussion about women in leadership at the Paradise Ridge Winery at the end of August. The panel was hosted by the non-profit California Human Development and moderated by […]

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