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For many food lovers, before there was Google, there was Darrell Corti. We can thank this Sacramento native/culinary encyclopedia for introducing balsamic vinegar, truffles, high quality olive oils and more to North America. And DO NOT use the word "Foodie" around him....       
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Giants Fans - Kat Chats With Dave Dravecky - Life After The Pitch Heard Around The World

Life After Baseball - Dave Dravecky
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Mikuni's Taro Arai Chats With Kat About Sushi, Community And Hair Style/Color

Meet the man behind the Mikuni Sushi chain. Here is how Taro explains what the word "Sushi" means: Taro Arai came to California as a 15 year old with money he earned from a paper route in Japan. Rice has always been important to him: . The rest is Nor Cal culinary history. Taro is kind, funny, and...
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After 12 year old Polly Klaas was kidnapped and murdered in 1993, her father Marc founded the KlaasKids Foundation. Hear in Marc's own words how he endured the unspeakable as the nation watched, and the moment when he decided to dedicate his life to the safery of children.        
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A rock star in so many ways, this Sacramento native flew four space shuttle missions, logging 48 days and 19.8 million miles in space, including over 20 hours spacewalking.  And OF COURSE we discuss zero gravity, space food and going to the bathroom in space!      
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Raised in the Nor Cal town of Redding, it would be easier to list who Ricky Phillips HASN'T played with!  So, who was HE star struck to play with? Find out in this candid, behind the scenes chat loaded with the "who's who" of classic rock!     
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25 years after the Loma Prieta Earthquake killed 63 people and caused billions of dollars in damage in Nor Cal, only 10 percent of California's 7 million plus homeowners have earthquake insurance. A few short weeks after major back to back earthquakes hit our state I sat down with CEO Glenn...

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Why do only 10% of Californians Carry Earthquake Insurance? Kat Chats With The California Earthquake Authority's CEO

25 years after the Loma Prieta Earthquake killed 63 people and caused billions of dollars in damage in Nor Cal, only 10 percent of California's 7 million plus homeowners have earthquake insurance. A few short weeks after major back to back earthquakes hit our state I sat down with CEO Glenn Pomeroy...
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Play Ball! Kat Chats With Baseball Legend Vida Blue

This guy finished his 17 year major-league career with 209 wins, and 161 losses, 2,175 strikeouts, three 20-win seasons, a Cy Young Award, and a Most Valuable Player award. He is a walking encyclopedia of Bay Area baseball knowledge. Listen to epic stories of Vida Blue's tenure with the A's and the...
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