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Shasta County supervisors to get raises | Newsom releases Prop. 1 behavioral health funds | Red Bluff car show celebrates 50 years

The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Thursday, May 16. 

In today’s episode:

  • Shasta supervisors vote to increase their compensation by about $30,000 — Ava Norgrove, NSPR
  • Newsom releases Prop. 1 funds for behavioral health centers, programs — Ken Devol, NSPR
  • Red Bluff car show celebrates 50 years this weekend — Sarah Bohannon, NSPR
  • California still has 700,000 vehicles with defective airbags — CapRadio Staff


Eric Guerra, a member of the Sacramento City Council, talks with Charlie Sims and his dog Devo in the doorway of the motorhome they live in during the Point-in-Time count of people experiencing homelessness in Sacramento on Jan. 24, 2024.
Fred Greaves

Solving Sacramento
Faced with a multibillion-dollar budget deficit, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s May budget proposal includes hundreds of millions of dollars in additional cuts to housing and homelessness programs.

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Sarah has worked at North State Public Radio since 2015 and is currently the station’s Director of Operations. She’s responsible for the sound of the station and works to create the richest public radio experience possible for NSPR listeners.
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.
Ava is NSPR’s Morning Edition anchor and reporter. They previously worked on NPR’s Weekend Edition and NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered broadcasts and produced weekly national news stories focused on contextualizing national issues for individual communities. They love NorCal and spending time outdoors.