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Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Supreme Court to consider legal standard drawn from ‘Of Mice and Men’

Supreme Court to consider legal standard drawn from ‘Of Mice and Men’

Editor’s note: Texas courts have relied on ‘Of Mice and Men’ to define intellectual disability and sentence people to death instead of relying on science and medicine. Now the Supreme Court will hear the matter.  More background is here. “In … Continue reading

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Police Arrest Suspect Who Allegedly Robbed Juvenile Victim at Gunpoint

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Aug 22, 2016
Elk Grove Police Arrest Suspect Who Allegedly Robbed Juvenile Victim at Gunpoint


August 22, 2016 |

A Sacramento man is being held at the Sacramento County Jail on a bail of $75,000 after he allegedly stole marijuana at gunpoint from a juvenile victim.

Early Friday evening the 13-year old male juvenile victim was walking near Lewis Stein Road and West Stockton Boulevard when he was...

Sacramento365
Get Festive This Week in Sacramento!

Get Festive This Week in Sacramento!



Get cultured this week at these festive River City outings! (Photo courtesy of the Sierra 2 Center)


Looking to plan a hot August night out? Check out Sacramento365's Top 6 Events list below for some inspiration:

 

 

 

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Wells Fargo Pavilion

Tues 8/23 - Sun 8/28

Behind the...

Elk Grove News
Emails From Elk Grove’s Economic Developer Director Indicate City’s Support For Casino

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Aug 22, 2016
Emails From Elk Grove’s Economic Developer Director Indicate City’s Support For Casino



August 22, 2016 |

Elk Grove Mayor Davis sought meeting with Boyd Gaming during official visit to Las Vegas

Although The City of Elk Grove and its City Council members have officially stated they are neutral on the Wilton Rancheria's proposed casino for the city, emails from a member of the...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Sierra Brewfest at Nevada County Fairgrounds on August 27

Sierra Brewfest at Nevada County Fairgrounds on August 27

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS ALLIANCE presents the 27th annual Sierra BrewFest on August 27 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. As one of the oldest, continuously running brewfests in California, it is known for showcasing small microbreweries in Northern California. This year’s roster features over 100 hand-crafted beers from some of the nation’s best microbreweries. This unique...

Davis Vanguard
Monday Morning Thoughts: Parcel Tax Likely to Be a Non-Issue this Election

Aug 22, 2016
Monday Morning Thoughts: Parcel Tax Likely to Be a Non-Issue this Election

The parcel tax might have been a more interesting question had the school board chosen to take a different path – one that the Vanguard supported and at least two of the candidates (incumbents Alan Fernandes and Susan Lovenburg) back, which is increasing the rate of the parcel tax.  As it stands now, the...

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Davis Vanguard
Fact-Checking Concerns About the Hyatt House Hotel

Aug 22, 2016
Fact-Checking Concerns About the Hyatt House Hotel

On Sunday morning the Vanguard walked around the proposed Hyatt House site and the adjacent neighborhood with the intention of evaluating the concerns of the neighbors in advance of the Davis Planning Commission meeting this Wednesday. Our overall impression is that the site, with a greenbelt separating it from neighbors will be well buffered...

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Davis Vanguard
What Does the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Tell Us About the Health of the Hotel Market in Davis?

Aug 22, 2016
What Does the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Tell Us About the Health of the Hotel Market in Davis?

By Matt Williams In all of the Vanguard dialogue about the Hyatt House project, to date there has been very little discussion about the fiscal viability/sustainability of the project.  As a member of the Finance and Budget Commission, I received a copy of Dan Carson’s   August 14, 2016 Hyatt House Hotel Potential Fiscal...

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Davis Vanguard
Bad Laws Produce Bad Law Enforcement

Bad Laws Produce Bad Law Enforcement

By David W. Brown The police shooting and killing of an unarmed Black teenager named Michael Brown on August 9, 2014, sparked civil unrest in his hometown of Ferguson, Missouri. The weeks that followed brought to a national audience shocking stories of inequity suffered by Ferguson residents at the hands of local law enforcement. The fundamental...

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