Motown and Movements

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Motown and that “Motown sound” continues to be a powerful influence on musicians and songwriters, and it’s just plain funMotown on Mondays (“MOM”) is truly a party for all ages, with 18 current locations, and looking to spread the joy into Europe. This week, I speak with a few of the Sacramento Motown on Mondays gang – Ginnie Jester, Chris Hopkins, and DJ Epik – about this unique ongoing event.

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Urban forests and Great Basins

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The health benefits of trees and their contribution to saving money on utility bills are perks to their visual beauty. Ray Tretheway of the Sacramento Tree Foundation provides insight into the offerings of trees and why each community should have its own tree foundation.

And, we visit Great Basin National Park in Nevada.

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Old Sacramento and Yosemite

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Who were the two as yet unfamous Army surveyors hired to survey a “City of Sacramento?” An informative and interesting conversation with Phil Sexton, State Park Interpreter III with Capital District State Museums & Historic Parks about the history and future of Old Sacramento includes the answers.

And, we visit Yosemite.

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