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California Red-Legged Frogs and Western Pond Turtles to be Restored in Yosemite National Park

May 26, 2016
California Red-Legged Frogs and Western Pond Turtles to be Restored in Yosemite National Park

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Sacramento Sidetracks
The 16 Best Places to Cool Off for Free in 2016

The 16 Best Places to Cool Off for Free in 2016

We all need a place to take the kids to cool off when it is hot and are extremely lucky that throughout Sacramento, there are 16 wonderful spraygrounds open this summer! Most of these are located within a park that also has a playground and picnic areas, so we are talking hours of fun...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Police Arrests Man Suspected of Early Morning Van Break-in

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May 26, 2016
Elk Grove Police Arrests Man Suspected of Early Morning Van Break-in


May 26, 2016 |

Elk Grove Police apprehended a man suspected of breaking into a vehicle yesterday morning.

Officers were dispatched to the 8900 block of Sheldon Creek Drive on the city's north side just before 4 a.m. in response to an in-progress burglary. A witness observed Eddie Ford Barrett (pictured...

YubaNet.com
Stephen Greenberg: Why Y?

May 26, 2016

NEVADA CITY, Calif. May 26, 2016 - To read and hear many of the comments in favor of Nevada City's Measure Y, you'd think a No vote will usher in an era of Airbnb gone rogue – a soulless Wild West of no-holds-barred, neighbors-be-damned, landlords-on-steroids capitalism. Which, yeah, I don't think any of...

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Molly Debrock and Cody Curtis: Home-sharing is not a win-win

May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016 - In front of Nevada City homes and shops, contending signs on measure Y display a community discussion focused on the interests of home and business owners. As the Neighbors and Hosts vie for different frameworks to legalize online short-term rentals, Nevada City’s workforce, who underpin the economy and celebrated character...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Signals Support For Costco, Seeks Design Changes Prior to Formal Approval

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May 26, 2016
Elk Grove Signals Support For Costco, Seeks Design Changes Prior to Formal Approval

May 26, 2016 |

At their regular meeting last night the Elk Grove City Council voiced support for the Costco proposed near Elk Grove Boulevard and Bruceville Road but did not formally approve the project pending design modifications.    

After nearly two hours of public comment and deliberations, the big box retailing behemoth was instructed...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Clinton, Sanders in dead heat for California

Clinton, Sanders in dead heat for California

“Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are in a virtual tie two weeks ahead of the primary election in California, with Sanders eliminating the modest advantage she held two months ago, according to a new statewide poll released … Continue reading

Davis Vanguard
Has DJUSD Found Its Superintendent?

May 26, 2016
Has DJUSD Found Its Superintendent?

While the board has not finalized a hire, it appears that the school board has found a new superintendent, and the only thing we know is that he is not from the local school district. A press release sent out late in the afternoon on Wednesday confirms that the board “has now narrowed the...

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Davis Vanguard
Commentary: SB 1286 Would Provide Transparency to Police Complaints

May 26, 2016
Commentary: SB 1286 Would Provide Transparency to Police Complaints

Back in April, SB 1286, sponsored by Senator Mark Leno passed its first legislative hurdle as the Senate’s Public Safety Committee voted 5-1 to advance the legislation.  California lags behind the rest of the nation in transparency when it comes to police misconduct, use of force or other instances of officer misconduct – police...

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Davis Vanguard
Guest Commentary: Downtown Traffic Will Also Get Much Worse with Nishi

Guest Commentary: Downtown Traffic Will Also Get Much Worse with Nishi

By Dan Cornford The debate about the traffic impacts of the Nishi project has mostly focused on its effects on congestion through the Richards/Olive Drive intersection and into the downtown tunnel. Minimal public attention has been devoted to three other crucial traffic-related issues: 1) Traffic in Downtown Davis – This project will have serious...

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