When a Radio Reporter Gets Busted by the Water Inspector
You know you're in trouble when you go to the Sierra to measure the snowpack and all you see is grass. Gov. Jerry Brown called for mandatory water restrictions this week. So, host Scott Shafer invited the San Francisco Water Department to inspect his house for leaks. He gets some tips about how we can all save more water.
The Ever-Evolving Passover Haggadah
This Friday and Saturday evening, Jews will mark the first two nights of Passover with a seder, a ritual meal that recalls the Jewish people's freedom from slavery in Egypt. The word "seder" means order, and there's a general order to the songs and prayers that precede the feast. But as we find out, these days you'll find no shortage of seders to meet your needs.
California Foodways: Winemaking a Spiritual Practice for Trappist Monks
This week on the series California Foodways, Lisa Morehouse visits a winery that's off the beaten track in rural Tehama County south of Redding. It's a region not known for making wine. But for these vintners, it's spiritual work.
Despite Severe Arthritis, Pianist Gets Second Chance at Stardom
Next week, over 100 bands will converge in the desert outside Palm Springs for the annual Coachella Music Festival. One of those bands, Toro y Moi, will feature a musician who traveled a long and difficult road to get there.
Young San Francisco Giants Recall Getting Called Up to the Majors
Sunday is opening day for Major League Baseball. Earlier this week, we drove over to AT&T Park, home of the World Champion San Francisco Giants, and talked with a couple of young players. Joe Panik and Matt Duffy talk to us about their memories of being called up to the big leagues.