A Clovis Street Comes Together for a Holiday Tradition
For many people, one of the highlights of the holidays is checking out houses decked out in lights. But there's one street in Clovis, a small town near Fresno, that has more than just jaw dropping decorations. All the lights on all of the houses are synchronized to music. It's known as Santa Claus Lane, and as Alice Daniel reports, it started with one very committed couple.
Aphasia Tones: Finding Voice Through Song
Imagine losing your ability to talk or listen or read. For those who've suffered brain damage or injury, communication can become difficult. But in Hayward, there's a choir inspiring people who are trying to regain their voices. The California Report's intern Laura Klivans explains.
My Spot: Where Karaoke Heals the Soul
On our occasional series called "My Spot," we talk to folks celebrating personal experiences with special places in California. Today, we meet a Karaoke singer in South Berkeley, who explains her passion for singing.
Pop Music Critic Steve Hochman's Musical MVPs for 2015
As 2015 draws to a close, The California Report's pop music critic Steve Hochman joins us to talk about some of his musical MVPs.
Ragtime Lives on at a Southern California Chinese Restaurant
In a small restaurant in Monrovia, a handful of faithful music fans meet once a month to try keep the genre they love alive. The group's members range in age from their teens to their 90s, all bound by a deep passion for ragtime. Peter Gilstrap has more.