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Born and raised in Sacramento, Frank has been playing in bands since he was 12. Between Tesla, the Frank Hannon Band and more, it has been a long, illustrious, multi-platinum ride. In our chat at Frank's home, he talks about his passions: all genres of music, his wife Christy, and horses - lots of...
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Tesla guitarist Frank Hannon

Tesla Guitarist & Co-Founder Frank Hannon Talks Music, Horses And Love At First Sight

I recently spent an awesome morning with Frank Hannon at his gorgeous Sacramento area home. Frank is a genuinely kind and caring man who also happens to be the guitarist, songwriter and co-founder of the multi -platinum band Tesla. Here's a taste of new Tesla music that came out this year. Frank's...
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The U.C. Davis MIND Institute is at the worldwide pinnacle of investigations of autism and other neurodevelopment disorders. Meet Dr. Abbeduto, the visionary director devoted to providing hope and improving the lives of people with autism and  their families throughout the world.  

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U.C. Davis MIND Institute Director Dr. Leonard Abbeduto

U.C. Davis MIND Institute: Meet the Director of This World Renown Autism Research Facility

More and more frequently, cutting edge medical technology and research are coming out of the Sacramento region. The U.C. Davis MIND Institute is a stellar example. This facility is at the worldwide pinnacle of investigations of autism and other neurodevelopment disorders. Dr. Leonard Abbeduto is...
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Lina Fat

Lina Fat Passes - My Conversation With The Fat Family Matriarch

Sacramento has lost an icon. Lina Fat, the matriarch behind the Fat Family Restaurant Group empire, died Monday. I had the honor and pleasure of interviewing Lina for my podcast about a year ago. Afterwards she inited me to a sumptuous lunch at Frank Fats on L Street. I am grateful to have met Lina...
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Gregg Rolie Talks, Santana, Journey, Woodstock, Ringo and More!

Gregg Rolie hasn't let a lot of grass grow under his feet. The two time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee is a founding member of Santana and Journey. And those are just a few of the highlights. Gregg played at Woodstock with Santana in 1969. Woodstock was followed by Santana's debut album and...
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John Fogerty Talks Growing Up In Nor Cal And Life 50 Years After Woodstock

He was born in Berkeley and raised in El Cerrito. John Fogerty's accolades include a Grammy Award and spots on Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Song Writers and 100 Greatest Singers lists. Iconic hits "Proud Mary", "Who'll Stop the Rain", "Born on the Bayou", "Bad Moon Rising" and so many more...
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It's That Time of Year, Sac Christmas is Back Again!

Get into the holiday spirit!
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