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Beyond the Bay: The Bakersfield Sound Still Plays in Nashville

March 29, 2012 | 10:29 am

Beyond the Bay: The Bakersfield Sound Still Plays in Nashville

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with an AM post from somewhere else in California. We’re in this Golden State together. Right? As the nation celebrates the life and music of Earl Scruggs, (he died Wednesday at age 88), I was surprised to read Flatt & Scruggs played at the Avalon in San […]

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February 7, 2012 | 7:10 am

Breakfast Blend: That Slackliner Bouncing Around with Madonna? Humboldt State University Grad

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. HSU grad performs at Super Bowl with Madonna; slackliner introduces sport to millions of Americans (Times Standard) Proposal to establish rights for domestic workers splits lawmakers (Los Angeles […]

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February 1, 2012 | 7:20 am

Breakfast Blend: San Bernardino Flying Squirrel on Fast Track to Endangered Status

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. REGION: Officials to study flying squirrels (Riverside Press Enterprise) Coliseum officials made $1 million in cash payments to union (Los Angeles Times) Monterey County hospital group to award […]

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January 31, 2012 | 7:24 am

Breakfast Blend: K-Pop Comes of Age in US with “Late Show” Appearance for Girls’ Generation

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. K-Pop Sensation Girls’ Generation Plays ‘Late Show With David Letterman’ (Wall Street Journal) Agencies Fading, but Bonds Live On (Wall Street Journal) California’s chief justice loses round over […]

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January 27, 2012 | 7:28 am

Breakfast Blend: How Retailers Game Amazon Customers with Fake, Paid-For Reviews

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. For $2 a Star, a Retailer Gets 5-Star Reviews (New York Times) New Web reality series puts USC in a bad light (Los Angeles Times) Bob Daly says […]

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The Next Big Thing: California-Made Booze

December 29, 2011 | 6:21 pm

The Next Big Thing: California-Made Booze

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Would you believe there are now about 40 distilleries in California? That’s according to the American Distilling Institute in Hayward, which sent me an Excel spreadsheet. We’ve turned it into a Google map for you. Stunning, huh? You can see how it’s possible now to stock a whole bar with nothing but California-made spirits, bitters, […]

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December 7, 2011 | 8:36 am

Breakfast Blend: Remembering When Oakland was the “Harlem of the West”

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. Prolonged outage generates rage toward Edison (Los Angeles Times) The blues return to Oakland’s 7th Street (Los Angeles Times) Family tries to reoccupy foreclosed home (Riverside Press Enterprise) […]

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November 30, 2011 | 7:40 am

Breakfast Blend: PETA Stamps Honor Famous Vegetarians Joan Jett, Leonardo da Vinci & Leo Tolstoy

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. Stars featured on new postage stamps honoring vegetarians (Los Angeles Times) California investigating O.C.’s planned tax shift from schools (Los Angeles Times) Notable Cookbooks of 2011 (New York […]

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November 18, 2011 | 6:52 am

Breakfast Blend: Crystal Cathedral Converts to Catholic; Direct Current’s Star Rises Again

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. O.C. Catholic diocese to buy bankrupt Crystal Cathedral (Los Angeles Times) University of California gets 4,584-acre forestland donation (Los Angeles Times) ‘Eames: The Architect and the Painter’ – […]

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November 4, 2011 | 6:48 am

Breakfast Blend: SF’s Ocean Beach Swells with Surfers; Why Big Guys Like My Little Pony

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. Fatal shooting of man holding black nozzle was lawful, DA says (Los Angeles Times) Los Angeles serial killer convicted of three more slayings (Los Angeles Times) Medical Marijuana […]

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