The State of Downtown Sacramento

Everything we have faced as a nation has shown up in downtown Sacramento either first or with more intensity than in other parts of our region. Four local leaders join host Scott Syphax for a conversation about recovery and the

Sacramento’s Unknown History

Sacramento’s history is full of secrets and little known facts. Historian William Burg, a prolific author and regular speaker on some of the capital city’s most entertaining stories, joins host Scott Syphax for a conversation on Sacramento’s past and its

Columnist Marcos Bretón

Marcos Bretón of The Sacramento Bee joins Scott Syphax for a conversation about Sacramento’s leadership managing its response to COVID, the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, and other events during 2020. Original airdate: August 28, 2020

Sacramento Police Officers Association

What is it like for Sacramento police officers serving the community after the death of George Floyd and the protests that occurred nationwide? What changes have been made and how are police officers responding to questions about racism and police

Senior Care During the Pandemic

Seniors and their caregivers are among the most vulnerable population during the COVID-19 pandemic. How are they protecting themselves and others? And what can you do and what do you need to know? Four senior care advocates join host Scott

Racism in Native American Names & Mascots

The NFL’s Washington, D.C. team retired its previous name and the move to remove other Native American related names and mascots has intensified. The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation has focused on increasing awareness of the issue for years and is

Racism Against Asian Americans

There have been more than 800 reported acts of racial hostility towards Asian Americans in California since the onset of COVID-19. Local Asian leaders Pat Fong Kushida from the California Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce, California Senator Dr. Richard Pan,

State of Stockton

Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs joins host Scott Syphax to talk about the state of city and his experiences as one of the youngest elected officials in the U.S. when he was elected as a councilmember in 2012 and then as

LGBTQ+ Rights

The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that the Civil Rights Act forbids discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender. Sacramento LGBT Center CEO David Heitstuman, Muganzo Entertainment CEO Melissa Muganzo Murphy, Outword Magazine Publisher and Sacramento Rainbow Chamber

A Civil Rights Journey

Attorney Mark T. Harris has been at the forefront of police brutality lawsuits locally. In the wake of the killing of George Floyd and protests nationwide, he talks with Scott Syphax about injustice and racism. Original airdate: June 18, 2020.