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Kiley challenges Jones for District 3 | Candidate forums | Paradise Genealogical Society reopens

The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Wednesday, Oct. 19.

Interview: Republican Assemblyman Kevin Kiley challenges Kermit Jones for 3rd Congressional District

Republican candidate Kevin Kiley is running to represent California’s newly redrawn 3rd Congressional District. Kiley is challenging Democratic candidate Kermit Jones.

Kiley currently serves in the California State Assembly, representing the city of Roseville and its surrounding areas. NSPR’s Jamie Jiang recently interviewed Kiley about wildfire mitigation, education and climate action. Listen to the interview.

Editor’s note: NSPR also spoke with Jones, the Democratic candidate for the seat. Listen to the interview.

— Jamie Jiang, NSPR

Two North State candidate forums scheduled for Thursday

District 1 CongressmanDoug LaMalfa and congressional hopefulMax Steiner are facing off to represent much of the North State this November. This Thursday they’ll be participating in an online candidate forum. The forum will be combined with another one that includes state AssemblymanJames Gallagher and Assembly hopefulDavid Zink. They’re vying forDistrict 3, which covers the northern Sacramento Valley. Read the full story.

Sarah Bohannon, NSPR

Paradise Genealogical Society celebrates reopening

The Paradise Genealogical Society Saturday celebrated the opening of a new permanent headquarters after its previous location burned in the 2018 Camp Fire. The nonprofit invites community members to retrace their family histories through research.

— Jamie Jiang, NSPR

Suspect arraigned in string of Stockton killings

The man arrested in connection with Stockton’s serial killer case, 43-year-old Wesley Brownlee, was charged with three counts of murder Tuesday during his first court appearance. Brownlee did not enter a plea and will return to court for further arraignment. San Joaquin County’s district attorney says more charges are expected as more evidence is gathered.

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Sarah is an award-winning host, reporter, producer and editor. She’s worked at North State Public Radio since 2015 and is currently the station’s Assistant Program Director. She’s responsible for the “sound of the station" and works to create the richest public radio experience possible for NSPR listeners.
A graduate of California State University, Chico, Andre Byik is an award-winning journalist who has reported in Northern California since 2012. He joined North State Public Radio in 2020, following roles at the Chico Enterprise-Record and Chico News & Review.
Angel Huracha has been a part of the journalism field since 2006 and has covered a range of topics. He is a graduate of Chico State with a Bachelor's degree in news-editorial and public relations with a minor in English.
Jamie is NSPR’s wildfire reporter and Report For America corps member. She covers all things fire, but her main focus is wildfire recovery in the North State. Before NSPR, Jamie was at UCLA, where she dabbled in college radio and briefly worked as podcast editor at the Daily Bruin.
Adia White is a broadcast journalist and producer with nearly 10 years of experience. Her work has appeared on WNYC, This American Life, Capital Public Radio and other local and national programs. She started at North State Public Radio as a freelance reporter in 2017 before leaving for a stint at Northern California Public Media in Santa Rosa.