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Stephen Mailtland-Lewis has just released his fourth book, "Botticelli's Bastard," the story of a conversation between a painting and the person restoring it.  KVCR's Emmanuel Rogers recently found out that another interesting story of Maitland-Lewis didn't come from writing novels, but rather as a child writing a fan letter to Louis Armstrong. 

Stephen Maitland-Lewis will be one of the guests on KVCaRts, which starts this evening at 7 and Sunday evening at 6, on 91.9 KVCR, and streaming online and on mobile devices at kvcrnews.org.

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The Western Riverside County Council of Governments has once again picked a prominent Republican to be the guest speaker at its annual conference this summer.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more in this news item.

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The California State Board of Food and Agriculture is going international.  The board held a meeting in Tijuana yesterday (Tuesday).  Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr reports on the agricultural relationship between Mexico and California.

Calif. Researchers Find Link Between Sugar And Disease

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Research out of San Francisco Bay Area universities suggests large amounts of sugar in your food could lead to disease, even if you're controlling your portions.  Capital Public Radio's Health Care Reporter Pauline Bartolone has more.

Almond Milk: Maybe Not As Healthy As We Thought

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Almond milk is no longer a health food niche product.  Last year, national sales were up 40 percent, according to Nielson data.  Today's almond milk market is worth $700-million a year.  That's good news for California, where virtually all of the nation's almonds are grown.  But as Capital Public Radio's Lesley McClurg reports, some dieticians question the nutritional value of almond milk.

John Husing, the Chief Economist for the Inland Empire Economic Partnership, concludes his conversation of the past few weeks on how he puts together his annual Inland Empire economic forecast.  This morning, Dr. Husing talks about the impact of the IE's fast-growing logistics industry.

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Law enforcement officials need a warrant if they want to search your house.  A bill in the California Legislature would require they also get one to search your email.  Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr reports.

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Water agencies in the Palm Springs area are trying to squash a lawsuit that could give a local Indian tribe unprecedented authority over the region's water supply. Earlier this month, a federal court ruled the Agua Caliente tribe has inherent rights to a significant portion of groundwater managed by the Coachella Valley Water District and the Desert Water Agency. More from The California Report's Steven Cuevas.

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With the California drought in its fourth year, the mild winter, and rising temperatures this spring, ski resorts in the Inland Empire and around Southern California have ended the snow sports season early.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

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An increasing number of voters in California are choosing to decline to state a party preference on their voter registration forms.  KVCR's Ken Vincent reads a Capital Public Radio story explaining the new statistics released yesterday from the California Secretary of State's Office.

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