Episode 18

Robert Paylor’s inspiring story of determination after a devastating rugby injury that left him paralyzed; CA Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris shares coping strategies for kids and parents; backyard chicken business during a pandemic with Two Flew the Coop; stories of Sacramento’s unknown history; the lotus flowers at William Land Park with Master Gardner Daisy Mah; and grieving through art

Sundays 7:30AM

Sunday Stories celebrates the people and places across our region and their fascinating, impactful, and fun stories. Discover the artists, educators, entrepreneurs, decision makers, and inspired individuals making a positive difference in our communities. Explore our shared history, our cultural diversity, and unique places to visit.


Sunday Stories is sponsored by

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Sunday Stories Episodes

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Episode 18

S2021 Ep1 | 56m 46s

Determination, coping strategies for kids and parents, backyard chickens, and more.

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Episode 17

S2020 Ep17 | 56m 46s

Stories of resilience, PPE, self-discovery, business in unprecedented times, and more.

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Episode 16

S2020 Ep16 | 56m 46s

Student-run aquarium, motorcycle repair shop, hospice for the homeless, art and wellness.

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Episode 15

S2020 Ep15 | 56m 46s

Lake Tahoe Fire Academy, Thai Basil, Mercy Pedalers, TEAMride, Ladies to the Rescue.

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Episode 14

S2020 Ep14 | 56m 46s

The skill of being happy, NAACP President Betty Williams, Student Voices Campaign.

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Episode 13

S2020 Ep13 | 56m 46s

Oak Park’s Mother Rose. Napa Valley College wine career training. Unsung Heroes History.

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Episode 12

S2020 Ep12 | 56m 46s

Marine Mammal Center. African American Expressions. Equine and ranch management degree.

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Episode 11

S2020 Ep11 | 56m 46s

Raptor Center. Farm of the Future. Anti-bullying. Strum Shop. Dr. Elena Siegel.

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Episode 10

S2020 Ep10 | 56m 46s

Dual-language immersion. Soccer cleats with purpose. Community art and law enforcement.

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Episode 9

S2020 Ep9 | 56m 46s

Fleet Feet's founder. Jewish Foundation of Sacramento. Navy submarine. Tai Chi.

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Episode 8

S2020 Ep8 | 56m 46s

RSVP choir, yarn-making, Haggin Museum, Punjab dance.

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Episode 7

S2019 Ep7 | 56m 46s

10Ks with cops; Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra; beauty technology, Sikh culture.

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Episode 6

S2019 Ep6 | 56m 46s

A&W, Rocklin preschool, Culinary Institute of America, Goodwill

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Episode 5

S2019 Ep5 | 56m 46s

Yurok language, Patrick and Bobbin Mulvaney, Sacramento State's String Project.

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Episode 4

S2019 Ep4 | 56m 46s

Goathouse Brewing, music therapy, Alice Waters, Yosemite bears.

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Episode 3

S2019 Ep3 | 56m 46s

Leatherby's Family Creamery, Jose Hernandez, wildfire first responders.

Sunday Stories Extras

Excerpts from

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California Women Win the Vote!

On October 10, 1911, California became the sixth state where women could vote.

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Speak My Name and I Shall Live Again

Join a Sacramento resident as she explores her family's place in American history.

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The Sound of Giving

Follow Sacramento choir Reconciliation Singers: Voices of Peace as singers prepare concerts in support of the area’s first hospice facility for the homeless.

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Sleep Deprived

Investigate some of the most common sleep disorders and look into treatments.

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Valentia: Mexican-Americans in World War II

The experiences of Mexican-Americans during the Second World War.

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Those First 24 Hours

Follow the first responders who worked the first night of the Napa wine country fires.

Local Stories from PBS KVIE

Local arts, public affairs, culture and more from KVIE, your PBS station.