Northern California News

Born and raised in Sacramento, Ben's passion for all things Sac Republic  - the fans, the community, the MLS potential in a world class stadium - are all evident in this great conversation. He is a huge supporter of women's soccer - you've got to love a franchise President who also coaches his...
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Soccer is in the air! Kat chats with Sac Republic President Ben Gumpert

Ben Is a huge supporter of women's soccer, starting with coaching his two young daughters' teams to encouraging more women to coach. Listen to this Sacramento native talk about one of the world's most beloved sports and how Sacramento - the most diverse city in the country - has embraced it.
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The Doobie Brothers and Santana are coming to Nor Cal! Kat Chats with the Doobie's John McFee

Born in the Nor Cal town of Big Sur, John has been with the Doobie Brothers since 1979. He plays guitar, pedal steel guitar, violin, Dobro and more. Can you be in the band and have a favorite Doobie's song? John explains.
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Tragedy Strikes Sacramento

Tara O'Sullivan, a police officer falls in the line of duty.
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Sacramento Dimple Records Stores are Closing. Kat Chats with Founder Dilyn Radakovitz

She watched as records were replaced by cassettes, CD's, iPods and web-based streaming. Dilyn Radakovitz is closing all seven Sacramento area Dimple Records stores. Listen as Dilyn talks about the rich musical history of this iconic chain.
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Providing power to 1.5 million people in the Greater Sacramento Area, SMUD's greenhouse gas reduction goals predate and exceed those set by the state of California!  Meet the man who runs this trendsetting publicly owned utility - one of the ten largest  in the U.S. - with passion and purpose.      
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Kat Chats with Nor Cal Radio Legend Bob Keller

Oh, the stories this guy has, and the people he has met - golfing with Alice Cooper! Bob shares snippets of his illustrious radio career in this fascinating conversation.
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Kat Chats with SMUD CEO Arlen Orchard

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Kat Chats With World Cup Soccer Champ/Olympic Gold-medalist Brandi Chastain

She is best known for her game-winning penalty shootout kick against China in the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup final - and her celebration afterwards. There is SO much more to this soccer mom!
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