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New Bill Hopes to Put Warning Labels on Sugary Drink

Feb 26, 2015
New Bill Hopes to Put Warning Labels on Sugary Drink

Sugary drinks like soda have long been linked to a myriad of health issues. Diabetes alone can lead to amputations, heart disease, blindness, and nerve damage. And with an estimated 14 percent of Californians now suffering from this disease, some of the state’s lawmakers have decided to take on the drinks themselves. A simple...

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Game to 100
Jury service shakes up daily routine

Feb 26, 2015

In my imagination, I’m a go-with-the-flow kind of guy. When the unexpected happens, I quickly adapt. I admire adventurers and undercover operatives who throw themselves into dangerous, uncharted situations and find a way to improvise new game plans. One of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Rally Will Bring the Minimum Wage Fight to Sacramento

Feb 25, 2015
Upcoming Rally Will Bring the Minimum Wage Fight to Sacramento

As the struggle to increase the minimum wage intensifies across the country, one group in Sacramento has decided to take things up a notch this year, promising a “major escalation” in the months ahead. On April 15th, the Fight for $15 campaign is sponsoring a rally in the capital city as part of its...

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Sacramento Homeless
Tuberculosis Follow-up

Tuberculosis Follow-up

I promised an update in my post two weeks ago regarding tuberculosis issues at Sacramento Homeless shelters.

I’ve learned a few things, which I will relate here and now, but hope to wrap things up with a complete understanding of what the shelters are doing, what the risks are,...

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Weekend Top 10: February 27th – March 1st

Feb 25, 2015
Weekend Top 10: February 27th – March 1st

Enjoy games, music and museum play during the Sacramento Children’s Museum’s $4 FRIDAY. Friday Listen to live music from PapaHugs and make a craft at Sierra Mom’s CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY & PRESCHOOL EXPO. Saturday FREE Learn about Maidu artifacts during TOOLS AND TALES or meet a live raptor during FANTASTIC FLYERS at the Effie Yeaw...

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Sacramento Police Warn of Burglars Disguised as Utility Workers

Feb 25, 2015
Sacramento Police Warn of Burglars Disguised as Utility Workers

SACRAMENTO- Police in Sacramento say a pair of burglars have been breaking into homes while disguised as utility workers. The scam, investigators say, begins with a knock on the front door. The burglars will tell the homeowner that they need to get into the back yard to do work on a water or sewer...

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Great Train Show at Cal Expo this weekend

Great Train Show at Cal Expo this weekend

The traveling Great Train Show is coming to Sacramento this weekend! This is a great outing for the whole family! Tickets are inexpensive and kids 12 and under are FREE! The show features operating model railroads, train dealers, collectors, hands-on exhibits, demonstrations, workshops, and much more! Kids can even take a train ride! It is...

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Metro Fire Buys Fire Behavior Training Equipment, FOX40 Tries it Out

Feb 24, 2015
Metro Fire Buys Fire Behavior Training Equipment, FOX40 Tries it Out

SACRAMENTO- Metro Fire recently purchased a $40,000 potential life saver. It’s called the “Fire Behavioral Observation Prop.” The equipment looks like the combination of a large scale shipping container and a camper trailer with its multiple levels. The internal fire simulates a “flash over,” an oxygen filled burst in fire fueled in real life...

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FOX40
City Hosts Public Discussion on Future of Sleep Train Arena

Feb 24, 2015
City Hosts Public Discussion on Future of Sleep Train Arena

NATOMAS- For the first time, Sacramento City Council will hear a public presentation by the Kings Strategic Initiate Team regarding ways to reuse Sleep Train Arena in North Sacramento. This comes as construction for the new downtown arena progresses on time. “It’s 184 acres right in the heart of Natomas,” City of Sacramento Entertainment and Sports...

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Happening Now: Sacramento PD Investigating Fatal Stabbing in Natomas and More

Feb 24, 2015
Happening Now: Sacramento PD Investigating Fatal Stabbing in Natomas and More

Fatal Stabbing at Natomas Apartment Complex Sacramento police are searching for the suspect who is responsible for a fatal stabbing . This happened after 11 p.m. on Thursday night at the Irongate apartments on Arena Boulevard near Duckhorn Drive. It’s reported the victim was stabbed several times, and later died at the hospital. Police...

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