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Sacramento’s embarrassing purchase of Koons sculpture is no boost for local art

Sep 26, 2016
Sacramento’s embarrassing purchase of Koons sculpture is no boost for local art

My wife and granddaughter shared in the excitement of this year’s Chalk-It-Up Festival in Sacramento by joining 200 local artists in transforming squares of sidewalk concrete into colorful artwork. The annual event serves as a fundraiser to promote youth art … Continue reading

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Union won’t print a column from one of its editorial board members — what does this tell us?

Union won’t print a column from one of its editorial board members — what does this tell us?

On his hard right political blog George “Raghead” Rebane is whining that The Union won’t print a column from Norm Sauer, who also happens to be one of its editorial board members. It is an inflammatory and asinine article titled “Clinton … Continue reading

Elk Grove News
Letter to the Editor – Will You Vote?

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Sep 26, 2016
Letter to the Editor – Will You Vote?



September 26, 2016 |  


Will You Vote? 

One of my concerns is will people vote when it comes to our City of Elk Grove?  

I'm campaigning for Kevin Spease as our next Mayor. I understand his values as well as his expectations for our City.  

Yes, I have a very...

Davis Vanguard
Monday Morning Thoughts: Woodland Takes Advantage of Davis’ Shortcomings

Sep 26, 2016
Monday Morning Thoughts: Woodland Takes Advantage of Davis’ Shortcomings

Over the summer, the Vanguard reported that the Davis Innovation Center, which officially “paused” its development process in the spring of 2015, is considering moving up to Woodland where they will have significantly less in the way of obstacles and open arms from the city council. In an article in the Daily Democrat from...

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Davis Vanguard
Eye on the Courts: The Human Side of a Struggle

Sep 26, 2016
Eye on the Courts: The Human Side of a Struggle

Some Common Threads in the Wrongful Convictions In my presentation, I went through some of the key causes of wrongful convictions, such as eyewitness misidentification, which played a huge hand in the Oscar Cervantes case. But there are two things that are really striking to me about all three cases. First, these three cases...

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Davis Vanguard
Letters Supporting School Board Candidates and Parcel Tax

Sep 26, 2016
Letters Supporting School Board Candidates and Parcel Tax

(Editor’s note: The Vanguard accepts “Letters from the Community” supporting candidates or addressing other issues.  Any article under 400 words is considered a “letter” and will be published in the “letters and brief announcements sections.”  Anything longer than 500 words will be considered an “op-ed” and published in the main section.  You can either...

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Davis Vanguard
Improper CPR Administered in Darnell Dorsey Case

Sep 26, 2016
Improper CPR Administered in Darnell Dorsey Case

by Jade Wolansky The People v Darnell Dorsey case continued on September 23rd in Department 13 with Judge Paul Richardson presiding. Pursuant Cal. Penal Code 273a and 273b, Mr. Dorsey is charged with assaulting and inflicting deadly injury upon his girlfriend’s 19-month old child, Cameron Morrison. Deputy District Attorney, Michelle Serafin is representing the...

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The California Aggie
UC creates plan to address food insecurity across campuses

UC creates plan to address food insecurity across campuses

Initiative comes after UC survey indicated students dealing with lack of access to food, nutrition On July 11, University of California (UC) President Janet Napolitano approved a $3.3 million plan to increase access to food resources across all 10 UC campuses. The initiative comes after an online survey administered by the UC found that...

Elk Grove News
Stafford Rallies Supporters, Kicks-off Campaign With Precinct Walk; Earns Major Endorsement

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Sep 25, 2016
Stafford Rallies Supporters, Kicks-off Campaign With Precinct Walk; Earns Major Endorsement

Tracie Stafford, front, kicks off campaign for Elk Grove Mayor
with rally, campaign walk. | 
September 25, 2016 |  

As one of the seven candidates vying to become Elk Grove's next Mayor, what Tracie Stafford lacks in financial resources compared the campaign's leading fundraiser, is more than made...

Elk Grove News
Cooking Contest Open For Entries at Livingston Sweet Potato Festival

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Sep 25, 2016
Cooking Contest Open For Entries at Livingston Sweet Potato Festival


September 25, 2016 | 

As part their annual Sweet Potato Festival, the City of Livingston, Calif. has announced a cooking contest for next weekend gala.

In cooperation with the UC Merced Nutrional and Agricultural Services and Merced County Health Department are sponsoring the 2016 Sweet Potato Festival Recipe cooking contest....

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