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Negotiator Describes Tense South Sacramento Standoff

Jan 16, 2015
Negotiator Describes Tense South Sacramento Standoff

SACRAMENTO- Many witnesses said last night’s standoff in front of the FOX40 parking lot ended without gunfire, thanks to law enforcement negotiators. CHP South Sacramento negotiator, Officer Ed Bertola was the person speaking to suspect, Cory Thomas for an hour and 40 minutes. He recalled the tense moments before his surrender. Their conversation began...

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The Blue Muse
A grateful heart: Donating granulocytes, gaining compassion

Jan 16, 2015
A grateful heart: Donating granulocytes, gaining compassion

A few hours hooked up to an old-school leukapheresis machine. So weird to see blood going in one arm and out the other and through the machine. Note to yourselves, platelet donors: Although more intense due to the dual-armed nature, the physical side effects were MUCH...

FOX40
Groups Brainstorm Ways to Improve South Sacramento

Jan 15, 2015
Groups Brainstorm Ways to Improve South Sacramento

SACRAMENTO- A grass roots master plan for South Sacramento was introduced Thursday at an empty lot off Stockton Boulevard by the non-profit Ubuntu Green, an organization that seeks to improve the lives of neighborhood residents. South Sacramento residents who participated in a seven-day community brain storming session known as Charrette to develop the neighborhood master...

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East Sacramento Preservation
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Sacramento Sidetracks
Introducing Snow Bunny Rentals: Snow Day Clothes for Kids!

Introducing Snow Bunny Rentals: Snow Day Clothes for Kids!

I am SO excited about this cute new mom-inspired business that I had to introduce you right away! Snow Bunny Rentals is solving a problem I know first-hand…how to get the kids all geared up without breaking the bank, searching high and low, or borrowing from all kinds of friends! Does your family have...

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Sacramento Homeless
Another week, another weak article on homeless matters in SNR

Another week, another weak article on homeless matters in SNR

With the new year, SNR claimed, in a piece titled “2015: a to-do list,” that it would upgrade its efforts, thus to publish a kinder, gentler SNR – or, at least, it seemed that way from the tone, if not the substance, of the weird editorial/to-do list that made it to publication in...

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Tensions Between People of Color and Police Could Persist in 2015

Jan 15, 2015
Tensions Between People of Color and Police Could Persist in 2015

The tensions between law enforcement and people of color are definitely going to be present in 2015. Just because a new year has arisen and resolutions fill the air does not mean that society has fixed itself. The relationship between people of color and police brutality seems to be an issue that rises and...

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FOX40
Key Impales Driver’s Finger in Antelope Car Crash

Jan 15, 2015
Key Impales Driver’s Finger in Antelope Car Crash

ANTELOPE- A woman is recovering from a serious car crash Thursday after another driver allegedly ran a red light at Elverta Road and 28th Street. According to the CHP, the woman was making a left turn onto 28th Street when she was hit. Firefighters say one of the woman’s fingers was impaled by a...

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Sacramento Homeless
I should ‘do better,’ too.

I should ‘do better,’ too.

In late response (of a sort) to the Sacramento News & Review's resolve 'to do better,' I think I should 'do better,' too.Click to enlarge.I would want to live up to Jim Lehrer's Rules of Journalism (See "NEWS HOUR" graphic, at right. Click to enlar...

Game to 100
Sacramento’s heritage tree ordinance complicates pruning process

Jan 15, 2015
Sacramento’s heritage tree ordinance complicates pruning process

I try to be a good neighbor and maintain the positive feelings that generally prevail in my Land Park neighborhood in Sacramento. Most folks are friendly and cooperative. I view the hit-and-run incident I described last week as an aberration, … Continue reading

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