Local

The California Aggie
Sacramento Zoo welcomes birth of baby giraffe

Sacramento Zoo welcomes birth of baby giraffe

Public expected to meet Rocket by mid-May On April 10, a six-foot tall male Masai giraffe named Rocket was born at the Sacramento Zoo, weighing 163 pounds. “His name refers to the speedy nature of his delivery and how quickly he stood and nursed,” said Melissa McCartney, primary ungulate zookeeper at the Sacramento Zoo,...

Tags:

YubaNet.com
Campaign finance reports reveal connections in local politics

May 1, 2016
Campaign finance reports reveal connections in local politics

May 1, 2016 - The April 28th filing deadline for candidates and committees gives a first glimpse at finances and connections between candidates, groups and causes. Some of the local political action committees (PAC) have entered the fray, collecting and dispensing contributions. As always, a close reading of the reports reveals interesting details.

The four...

East Sacramento Preservation
Date Correction—SCUSD Strategic Plan Meeting at Kit Carson Tuesday May 3rd

Strategic Plan Community Meeting@ Kit Carson Tuesday, May 3, 2016 – 6:00pm – 7:30pm Join SCUSD school board members and leadership to hear an update on the 2016-2021 Strategic Plan Free childcare and refreshments will be provided. Spanish and Hmong interpretation available at all … Continue reading

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Why won’t The Union columnist Boardman interview the NCERC executive director?

Why won’t The Union columnist Boardman interview the NCERC executive director?

In his column on Monday, The Union’s weekly columnist “Bored Georgeman” takes a swipe at the Nevada County Economic Resource Council for going “all in” on virtual and augmented reality. But instead of interviewing the NCERC’s executive director Jon Gregory … Continue reading

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Tea party-influenced PAC gives $1,500 to campaign banning local outdoor marijuana grows

Tea party-influenced PAC gives $1,500 to campaign banning local outdoor marijuana grows

The tea-party influenced “Americans for Good Government” PAC has given $1,500 to the “Yes on W” marijuana ballot initiative, according to the latest campaign finance reports. Measure W, which would ban outdoor marijuana grows and limit indoor grows to 12 … Continue reading

Davis Vanguard
Sunday Commentary: Will Nishi Fix Richards or Make It Worse?

May 1, 2016
Sunday Commentary: Will Nishi Fix Richards or Make It Worse?

On Friday, I was a little bit ahead of schedule and so I figured I would head to Montgomery and wait there for my daughter to get out just after 11:40 in the morning.  Instead, I got a call that I could pick up a donation check back downtown.  So I drove down Richards,...

Davis Vanguard
Economic Development Series: Future of Economic Development in Davis

Economic Development Series: Future of Economic Development in Davis

By Robb Davis (Editor’s note: following the decision by Mace Ranch Innovation Center to put its pending project on hold, the Vanguard decided to re-start a community discussion on the future of economic development in Davis.  As such, we are reaching out to a very diverse group of people and starting May 1 we...

Tags:

Davis Vanguard
Guest Commentary: Nishi Would Fill R&D Space Needs

Guest Commentary: Nishi Would Fill R&D Space Needs

By Pam Marrone We live in a community of enormous potential. As Davis residents, we live next to one of the best research universities in the world — the School of Veterinary Medicine is No. 1 in the world and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is No. 2. As a community at...

Tags:

Davis Vanguard
Union Rights Are Civil Rights

Union Rights Are Civil Rights

by Sean Raycraft It began several years ago, on a balmy November afternoon, while eating lunch with some of my closest friends. We discussed the high cost of living here in Davis, and the surprising efforts of one small city in Washington to raise the minimum wage for airport workers to an actual living...

Tags:

Davis Vanguard
Samples Requested by the Defense in Dorsey Case

Samples Requested by the Defense in Dorsey Case

By Tiffany Yeh                                                                                                                       Darnell Dorsey is accused of assaulting a child, causing the child’s death in Davis. The prosecution’s medical expert in the case is Dr. Bennet Omalu, who is a UC Davis Medical Center pathologist and San Joaquin County medical examiner. The defense’s medical expert wants all of the stock jars of the...

Tags:

Stay connected to Sacramento Connect

Follow Sacramento Connect on Twitter  Find Sacramento Connect on Facebook

Categories



Newest Partners