California history

Some Native American parents are urging California school teachers to stop assigning the mission project.  That's where kids in the fourth grade build replicas of historic Spanish mission.  Capital Public Radio's Steve Milne reports.

A statue of Ronald Reagan was unveiled in the California state Capitol rotunda today (Monday).  It's funded by private donations under a law signed by Governor Jerry Brown in 2012.  Much has been said of Reagan's legacy as president.  But as Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports, Reagan's time as governor often goes overlooked.

Field Poll Founder Mervin Field Dies At Age 94

Jun 9, 2015

The founder of a respected California political poll has died.  Mervin Field died yesterday (Monday) in Marin County.  He was 94.  Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr reports.

Ben Adler

Of all of the tours one could take while visiting California's State Capital Campus in Sacramento, one of the most interesting and informative -- and certainly the one with the the best view -- is a tour that most of the public never gets to take.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler made special arrangements to take us on this radio tour of the California State Capitol Building dome.