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Roseville 7th-grader wins Central Valley spelling bee for second straight year

Mar 5, 2014
Roseville 7th-grader wins Central Valley spelling bee for second straight year

Aditya Mishra, a seventh grader from Olympus Junior High School in Roseville, has won the California Central Valley Spelling Bee for the second year in a row. Aditya Mishra, shown during the 2013 California Central Valley Spelling Bee, on Wednesda...

Emerging training program provides career opportunities, companions for vets

Mar 4, 2014
Emerging training program provides career opportunities, companions for vets

For the dogs at California Canine Center, “sit” and “paw” are just child’s play. Wooden crates and concrete floors give a serious, borderline military feel to the training center, where fresh recruits become full-fledged service dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.


Dasko, a male Belgian Malinois, sits at attention...

Emerging training program provides career opportunities, companions for vets

Mar 4, 2014
Emerging training program provides career opportunities, companions for vets

For the dogs at California Canine Center, “sit” and “paw” are just child’s play. Wooden crates and concrete floors give a serious, borderline military feel to the training center, where fresh recruits become full-fledged service dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.


Dasko, a male Belgian Malinois, sits at attention...

Blackbird perched to take wing — again

Feb 24, 2014
Blackbird perched to take wing — again

Soft opening finds an excited crowd at the downtown restaurant/bar. The popular downtown restaurant anticipates reopening this week at Blackbird kitchen + beer gallery.

Couple abandons Sacramento automobile museum expansion, will donate $1 million

Feb 18, 2014
Couple abandons Sacramento automobile museum expansion, will donate $1 million

An Elk Grove couple has scrapped plans to build a $15 million automobile and natural history museum and will instead make a $1 million donation to the California Automobile Museum, the couple announced Saturday. Goats, a sheep and a Canadian lynx...

Couple ends push for new natural history, auto museum

Feb 17, 2014
Couple ends push for new natural history, auto museum

An Elk Grove couple has scrapped plans to build a $15 million automobile and natural history museum and plans instead to make a $1 million donation to the California Automobile Museum, the couple announced Saturday.

Sacramento, Yolo recorders welcome same-sex couples for Valentine’s Day weddings

Feb 14, 2014
Sacramento, Yolo recorders welcome same-sex couples for Valentine’s Day weddings

Every Valentine’s Day, Sacramento County Chief Deputy Clerk Recorder Donna Allred has had to turn away same-sex couples who gather to get married on the national day of love. But this Friday, for the first time in California history, she got to say yes.


Mary Sargent-Lyle, right, kisses her spouse,...

UC Davis to host annual Biodiversity Museum Day

Feb 5, 2014

The six biodiversity colleges of UC Davis will open their doors Saturday for Biodiversity Museum Day, an annual event during which the public will have access to rarely seen specimens and artifacts.

City, historical society come to resolution on Davis WPA bathrooms

Feb 3, 2014
City, historical society come to resolution on Davis WPA bathrooms

A set of Depression-era restrooms in Davis once destined for demolition have a new chance at survival under an agreement the City Council approved last week.

City of Davis and historical society come to resolution on future of 1930s-era WPA bathrooms

Feb 3, 2014
City of Davis and historical society come to resolution on future of 1930s-era WPA bathrooms

A set of Depression-era restrooms in Davis once destined for demolition have a new chance at survival under an agreement the City Council approved last week.



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