CapRadio is Sacramento’s NPR affiliate, serving metropolitan and rural communities in Northern California since 1979. A nonprofit, its mission is news and information public service that helps people make sense of issues and navigate their lives. The Sacramento Observer Newspaper has been publishing in the city and region since November 1962. The founding of the newspaper was born out of the need to address issues of importance to the African American community. The weekly newspaper has been named the nation’s best Black newspaper six times by the National Newspaper Publishers Association.