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House District 3 debate | ‘Footsteps to You’ | Rain outlook

The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Monday, Oct. 31.

US House candidates Jones, Kiley face off in debate

Democratic physician Kermit Jones and Republican Assemblymember Kevin Kiley squared off Thursday in a debate to represent parts of Yuba, Plumas, Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado, Nevada, Mono, Sierra, Alpine and Inyo counties in Congress. Read the full story and watch the debate.

CapRadio Staff

‘Footsteps to You’ exhibit spotlights Black history

A traveling exhibit centered on Black history and resilience is showing at the Museum of Northern California Art in Chico. “Footsteps to You” is an expansive assembly of artifacts drawn from a larger collection of over 15,000 pieces. An adjacent exhibit — called “Black Voices in Art” — showcases the work of Black artists from Northern California. The opening reception for both exhibits took place Friday evening.

Ken Devol, NSPR

Rain, snow forecast for the North State

The National Weather Service is forecasting rain across parts of the northern Sacramento Valley starting Tuesday, as well as snow in higher elevations. Chico could see up to an inch of rainfall. Redding could see up to a half-inch of rain.

— Adia White, NSPR

Parking prices at Sacramento airport to increase

It will soon cost more to park at Sacramento International Airport (SMF). Officials say raising parking fees will help pay for improvement projects at SMF, including a new parking garage and pedestrian walkway. Maximum daily parking rates will go up by up to 5% a year for the next five years. The increases could start as early as January.

CapRadio Staff

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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.
Ken came to NSPR through the back door as a volunteer, doing all the things that volunteers do. Almost nothing – nothing -- in his previous work experience suggests that he would ever be on public radio.
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.
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.