California’s COVID Vaccination Efforts

​What is the current status of the COVID-19 vaccination efforts in California? Appointed by Governor Gavin Newsom, California Government Operations Agency Secretary Yolanda Richardson leads the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in California. She joins host Scott Syphax for a

UC Davis Health Mini Medical School

​What is Mini Medical School at UC Davis School of Medicine? The school’s dean, Dr. Allison Brashear, joins host Scott Syphax to talk about the free medical program open to members of the community and gives a brief COVID update.

A Defining Moment for Civil Rights

What is the future of the civil rights movement in 21st century America? UC Davis Department of Sociology Professor Bruce Haynes, Black Lives Matter Former Chapter Lead Sonia Lewis, and MLK365 Executive Director Sam Starks join host Scott Syphax for

Black America in Transition

​Almost a year has passed since the death of George Floyd. MLK365 Executive Director Sam Starks, UC Davis Department of Sociology Professor Bruce Haynes, and Black Lives Matter Former Chapter Lead Sonia Lewis join host Scott Syphax for a conversation

2021 Economic Outlook

​Where are we on the road to economic recovery? Many of us expected our lives to already be back to normal and recovery to be in full swing. Economist Sanjay Varshney joins host Scott Syphax to share his insights on

Treating COVID-19 Patients

With the stay-at-home order lifted for the greater Sacramento region, what’s happening at our area hospitals and what should you do to keep you and your loved ones safe? Dr. Peter Hull from Sutter Health, Dr. Nathan Kuppermann from UC

Sacramento 2021

Marcos Bretón from The Sacramento Bee and Ed Goldman from The Goldman State join host Scott Syphax to talk about current issues in Sacramento and their outlook on the year ahead in 2021.​ Original airdate: January 8, 2021

COVID-19 Update

​What’s in store for the future as COVID-19 infections increase and vaccines become available? Dr. David Lubarsky, UC Davis Health CEO, joins host Scott Syphax for a discussion about the virus, what UC Davis Health is doing in regards to

Food Insecurity During the Pandemic

Amanda McCarthy of River City Food Bank and Blake Young of Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services join host Scott Syphax for a conversation about food insecurity and the challenges of feeding those in need during the pandemic. Original airdate:

Councilmember Steve Hansen

As the first openly gay councilmember in the history of Sacramento, Steve Hansen has forged a path for others to follow. Outgoing Sacramento Councilmember Steve Hansen joins host Scott Syphax for a conversation about his tenure, his achievements, and his