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Western States Petroleum Association spent $4 million lobbying this summer

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Nov 9, 2014
Western States Petroleum Association spent $4 million lobbying this summer



By Dan Bacher| November 9, 2014 | 

The oil industry spent millions in political campaigns in California this election cycle, led by the over $7.6 million that they used to defeat a measure calling for a fracking ban in Santa Barbara County. 

Catherine Reheis-Boyd, President of the Western States Petroleum Association...

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Roseville Approves Athletic Complex in Hopes of Attracting Tournaments, Tourism Dollars

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Nov 8, 2014
Roseville Approves Athletic Complex in Hopes of Attracting Tournaments, Tourism Dollars


November 8, 2014 |

The Roseville City Council approved plans this week for an athletic and tourism district they hope will attract tournaments and the accompanying dollars that come with them.

According to a story published in the Sacramento Business Journal, the $34 million dollar complex is being funded by user...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Nahhas Huge In MT Win

Nahhas Huge In MT Win

Trey Nahhas may have saved his best for last. At least as far as school records go, Nehhas certainly concluded the regular high school football season with his best football game ever.


The Monterey Trail High School running back gained 346 yards on only 20 carries and scored six of the Mustangs’ touchdowns in...

Elk Grove News
Call it The ‘Bee Jinx’ – Four Candidates on Elk Grove’s Ballot Get Stung by Endorsement

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Nov 8, 2014
Call it The ‘Bee Jinx’ – Four Candidates on Elk Grove’s Ballot Get Stung by Endorsement


November 7, 2014 |

What do Nancy Chaires, Roger Dickinson, Darrell Fong and Nick Webster have in common?

All four candidates were endorsed by The Sacramento Bee for their respective seats in last Tuesday's election and all four were defeated. 

Chaires was defeated by Steve Ly in the Elk Grove...

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Different Versions of the Same Email – Bera, Ose Campaigns Continue Fight

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Nov 7, 2014
Different Versions of the Same Email – Bera, Ose Campaigns Continue Fight


November 7, 2014 |

The election is over but the war of words, or in this case, emails, continues between the campaigns of Dr. Ami Bera and Doug Ose.

With a count of mail-in and provisional ballots in Sacramento County to determine the winner of California's Seventh Congressional district underway, the...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Watch The Football Playoff Show

The Sac-Joaquin Section will stream a broadcast announcing its football playoff brackets for Divisions I through VII on Saturday afternoon at 5 p.m. To view the show, watch it here:

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Operating From The Twilight Zone Bera, Ose Try to Keep Sunny Disposition

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Nov 7, 2014
Operating From The Twilight Zone Bera, Ose Try to Keep Sunny Disposition


November 7, 2014 |

In a replay of the 2012 election for California's Seventh Congressional District, voters will be waiting weeks until the winner in of year's battle between Democratic incumbent Dr. Ami Bera and his opponent, Republican Doug Ose, will be declared.

The current results show Ose leading...

Elk Grove News
Voters approve fracking bans in San Benito and Mendocino Counties

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Nov 6, 2014
Voters approve fracking bans in San Benito and Mendocino Counties




By Dan Bacher | November 6, 2014 | 

In election victories for the environment and public health, voters in San Benito County and Mendocino Counties on November 4 approved ballot measures that will ban fracking and other extreme oil-extraction techniques. 

Measure J in San Benito County passed with 57% of the...

Elk Grove News
Cooper’s Vacancy to be Discussed at Next Week’s Elk Grove City Council Meeting

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Nov 6, 2014
Cooper’s Vacancy to be Discussed at Next Week’s Elk Grove City Council Meeting


November 6, 2014 |

With Elk Grove Vice Mayor Jim Cooper's election to the California State Assembly, the Elk Grove City Council will receive a report at their regular meeting next Wednesday on the procedural options available to them to fill the vacancy created by his impending resignation. 

According to the...

Elk Grove News
Chew’s Reviews – Interstellar

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Nov 6, 2014
Chew’s Reviews – Interstellar


By Gary Chew | November 6, 2014 |

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The boiled-down message in Interstellar is that “Love transcends all dimensions,” especially when you get to the part of the movie when Matthew McConaughey winds up in a space-time that has not four but five dimensions. That isn't so much a spoiler as it is...

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