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Enjoy your Easter week

Enjoy your Easter week

I grew up in the Episcopal Church, and I still love the songs of the Easter season. For whatever reason, we have been out of town on some religious holidays, including Easter and Christmas, over fifty some years. I try … Continue reading

Elk Grove News
Activists ‘Shut Down’ Nestlé Water Bottling Plant in Sacramento

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Mar 29, 2015
Activists ‘Shut Down’ Nestlé Water Bottling Plant in Sacramento



By Dan Bacher | March 29 ,2015 | 

Environmental and human rights activists, holding plastic “torches” and “pitchforks,” formed human barricades at both entrances to the Nestlé Waters bottling plant in Sacramento at 5:00 a.m. on Friday March 20, effectively shutting down the company's operations for the day. 

Members of the...

Davis Vanguard
Sunday Commentary II: Does the Community Support Yard Waste Bins?

Mar 29, 2015
Sunday Commentary II: Does the Community Support Yard Waste Bins?

As one who has encouraged the city to get behind the use of social engagement and other such tools to facilitate public dialogue I am somewhat sympathetic to the city here. One the other hand, pumping up survey results to bolster public policy in a town like Davis is fraught with risk. The Vanguard...

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Davis Vanguard
Sunday Commentary: Talking About the MRAP

Mar 29, 2015
Sunday Commentary: Talking About the MRAP

Greetings from Florida where it’s neither sunny nor warm. In fact, it’s colder here than there. While I understand that there are some who believe that this isn’t the time to have a public policy discussion – the Vanguard is primarily about public policy. So let me pause for a moment and offer my...

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Appeal Democrat
Levee artifacts ignite firestorm

The scale of the dispute about Native American artifacts found in Sutter County is virtually unprecedented for all involved.

Appeal Democrat
Lawsuit takes on Yuba County pot ordinance

Yuba County's new medical marijuana cultivation ordinance is cost-prohibitive for most patients to abide by and unconstitutionally deprives them of growing their own plants, a lawsuit filed against th

Appeal Democrat
Political Notes: Gallagher global warming bill dies

A bill introduced by area Assemblyman James Gallagher to require rules put forth to further the Global Warming Solutions Act be approved by the Legislature has died in committee.

Appeal Democrat
Ag Day shows students where food comes from

Students looking to pet a pig, goat or bunny or hoping to learn where their food comes from are in luck.

Appeal Democrat
Vietnam veterans honored for service

Army Vietnam veteran Roy Bourg was welcomed home in 1968 with a barrage of spit after he touched down in Sacramento.

Appeal Democrat
Arboga students line up for flag assembly

Squinting their eyes against the bright morning sun, Arboga Elementary students lined up before class on Friday for a monthly flag assembly at the Yuba County school.

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