NSPR Headlines A daily podcast from NSPR featuring the news of the day from the North State and California in less than 10 minutes. Hosted by Sarah Bohannon and Andre Byik, and available at 8 a.m. every weekday morning. Read today's stories at mynspr.org
NSPR Headlines

NSPR Headlines

From North State Public Radio

A daily podcast from NSPR featuring the news of the day from the North State and California in less than 10 minutes. Hosted by Sarah Bohannon and Andre Byik, and available at 8 a.m. every weekday morning. Read today's stories at mynspr.org

Most Recent Episodes

Nancy's Bookshelf: Journalist Jyoti Thottam takes us to India & witness the magic in Brian...

Journalist Jyoti Thottam on his mother's journey as a nurse in India. Also, author Brian T. Marshall delivers magic in his latest.

Nancy's Bookshelf: Journalist Jyoti Thottam takes us to India & witness the magic in Brian...

CA primary election | North State residents to sit on state agricultural board | Orange Co...

The California primary election is three weeks away and thousands of voters may be in new political districts. Also, two residents from the North State were appointed to the California State Board of Food and Agriculture, and the FBI has opened a federal hate crime investigation into the shooting at an Orange County Church on Sunday.

CA primary election | North State residents to sit on state agricultural board | Orange Co...

Tyler Rushing lawsuit can proceed | State seeks input on 2020 wildfire recovery funds | Pu...

A wrongful death lawsuit filed against the city on behalf of a man fatally shot by Chico police and a security guard can proceed toward trial. Also, community members will soon have a chance to give input on how the state plans to use grant funding to aid recovery efforts from 2020 wildfires, and a law requiring corporations to include a certain number of women on their boards has been ruled unconstitutional by a California judge.

Tyler Rushing lawsuit can proceed | State seeks input on 2020 wildfire recovery funds | Pu...

Chico designates lots for unhoused camping | North State water update | Gov. Newsom unveil...

The city of Chico designates three locations for unhoused residents to avoid enforcement of anti-camping laws. Also, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and other agencies held a briefing last week to explain current drought conditions, and Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to use a chunk of the state's budget surplus to offset high prices.

Chico designates lots for unhoused camping | North State water update | Gov. Newsom unveil...

Chico shelter site update | How the Pageant Theatre survived the pandemic | Lunar eclipse ...

Chico's new shelter site now has around 60 residents. Also, Chico's Paegent Theatre overcomes COVID-19 challenges, and skywatchers in the North State can view a lunar eclipse this weekend.

Chico shelter site update | How the Pageant Theatre survived the pandemic | Lunar eclipse ...

Hearing set for Oroville shooting suspect | Cal Fire staffing shortage | Overdose deaths set record

Prosecutors say the Oroville bus shooting suspect is competent to stand trial. Also, Cal Fire Local 2881 president says firefighter staffing shortage didn't happen overnight, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report drug overdoses have set another record.

Hearing set for Oroville shooting suspect | Cal Fire staffing shortage | Overdose deaths set record

Cal Fire short-staffed | Tragic loss of Red Bluff firefighter| California water use jumps in March

State Sen. Mike McGuire introduces a bill to bolster Cal Fire staff. Also, a firefighter from Red Bluff dies while working in Tuolumne County, and despite urgent pleas from water officials, California's water use in March is the highest since 2015.

Cal Fire short-staffed | Tragic loss of Red Bluff firefighter| California water use jumps in March

Paradise Irrigation District settles with trust | Almond exports stalled | Low-cost intern...

Paradise Irrigation District reaches settlement with Fire Victim Trust. Also, a billion pounds of California almonds could be sitting in warehouses instead of being exported by the start of the July harvest, and Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, and other internet providers have agreed to deliver discounted service to low-income people in California and throughout the country.

Paradise Irrigation District settles with trust | Almond exports stalled | Low-cost intern...

Chico begins encampment sweeps | Supervisor candidate forum | Cohasset Ridge prescribed burn

The City of Chico is preparing to enforce its anti-camping ordinances after the opening of its shelter site. Also, Butte County Board of Supervisors candidates attend a forum on police reform, and Cal Fire will be conducting a prescribed burn on Cohasset Ridge starting this week.

Chico begins encampment sweeps | Supervisor candidate forum | Cohasset Ridge prescribed burn

Cal Fire staffing deficit | Abortion law sought | Sports gambling push

Cal Fire units in the North State are facing staffing challenges ahead of the summer fire season. Also, a California senator says there's new urgency to pass a federal abortion rights law, and state voters in November could be faced with two proposals to legalize sports gambling.

Cal Fire staffing deficit | Abortion law sought | Sports gambling push