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Union Pacific Railroad Files Campaign Disclosure With Elk Grove – Who Benefited?

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Jul 31, 2014
Union Pacific Railroad Files Campaign Disclosure With Elk Grove – Who Benefited?

July 31, 2014 |

The Elk Grove City Council received a California 461 filing yesterday from Union Pacific Railroad. The city clerk's office received this filing because the Fortune 500 company, who made $90,250 in donations in California during the first six months of 2014, contributed to an Elk Grove City Council...

Sac History Happenings
Sacramento author mines the history of Gold-Rush stagecoaches in new book

Sacramento author mines the history of Gold-Rush stagecoaches in new book

Author Cheryl Anne Stapp can’t get gold off her mind.


Stagecoaches traveled down Yankee Jim’s Road in the 1850s. It is still in use today for cars to travel between Foresthill, Yankee Jim’s and Colfax. .

This Wells Fargo & Co. Concord coach was used in...

Sac History Happenings
Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima once said he thought the bombing was necessary because it shortened the war and eliminated the need for an Allied land invasion that could have cost more lives on both sides...

The Sacramento Bee
Camaro crashes into Starbucks at high speed in Folsom

A yellow Camaro crashed into a Starbucks in Folsom at 2 a.m. Thursday, sending driver and passenger to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Placer County Online
Visit 20 Placer County museums in 2 days for FREE on the Heritage Trail

The Heritage Trail is here! All 20 museums are doing last minute preparations for your visit. In the interest of clarity, we thought we’d post the names and links to the websites of all participating museums. And for you returning trail travelers, the Gold Country Museum (which is the museum that has the gold...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove City Council Member Pat Hume Raises Over $17k For Reelection Bid

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Jul 31, 2014
Elk Grove City Council Member Pat Hume Raises Over $17k For Reelection Bid


July 31, 2014 |


According to financial documents filed yesterday and posted today by the Elk Grove City Clerk, Elk Grove Council Member Pat Hume raised $17,688 for the six-month period ending June 30, 2014.


Hume received a total of 32 donations, 20 of which were from individuals and the balance...

YubaNet.com
The Rim Fire 1 year later: A natural experiment in fire ecology and management

Jul 31, 2014

July 31, 2014 - The enormous conflagration known as the Rim Fire was in full fury, raging swiftly from crown to crown among mature trees, when it entered the backcountry of Yosemite National Park in California's Sierra Nevada in late August 2013. But inside the park, the battle began to turn, enacting a case...

FOX40
New Arena Demolition Starts Friday, Access to Site Already Shrinking

Jul 31, 2014
New Arena Demolition Starts Friday, Access to Site Already Shrinking

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The Kings’ 2013-2014 season didn’t finish so well, but Sacramento’s NBA royalty is bracing for what may be their most spectacular off-season move ever.

Construction on the team’s long-awaited and long-fought-over new arena is finally set to begin Friday …


Davis Vanguard
Community Dialogue on Economic Development

Jul 31, 2014
Community Dialogue on Economic Development

by Rob White Last night, the Vanguard hosted a celebration for its 8th anniversary at the University Park Inn. Attended by over 70 people, the evening was marked by good conversation amongst people from across the Davis ideological landscape. During the remarks portion of the event, David Greenwald talked about the reason for starting...

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YubaNet.com
Third Annual Hole in the Ground Trail Volunteer Weekend: August 9th and 10th , 2014

Jul 31, 2014

Truckee, Calif. July 31, 2014 - The Tahoe National Forest, along with the Truckee Trails Foundation and the Truckee Donner Land Trust, are jointly hosting a Hole in the Ground Trail volunteer weekend. This event is open for public participation, August 9th-10th. The upcoming volunteer weekend marks the third year in a...

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