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Peter Fonda’s ‘Easy Rider’ bike going to auction

Peter Fonda’s ‘Easy Rider’ bike going to auction

The customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" has come to symbolize the counterculture of the 1960s. Now it's for sale.


In this Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 photo, Michael Eisenberg, right, is helped to move the customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in “Easy Rider” at...

Elk Grove News
UPDATED – Elk Grove Has No Announced Tours, Shows of Fan Support For MLS Roadshow

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Sep 17, 2014
UPDATED –  Elk Grove Has No Announced Tours, Shows of Fan Support For MLS Roadshow

September 17, 2014 |

As Woody Allen once said, 80-percent of success is just showing up.

In the rivalry between Elk Grove and Sacramento to lure a Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise, Sacramento is following Allen's advice and is working to get lots of fans to show up at a slew...

Alison Toon
Godsmack take it to 1000 horsepower! Aftershock’s Sunday headliners

Sep 17, 2014
Godsmack take it to 1000 horsepower! Aftershock’s Sunday headliners

Godsmack, Aftershock 2014, Sacramento CAGodsmack, final act of this year's Aftershock Festival in Sacramento. Great choice for the end to another great festival! What a weekend...Sully Erna, Godsmack, Aftershock 2014, SacramentoNo pyrotechnics--that wo...

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Elk Grove News
Should Citizen Participation Be Part of The Interview Process For Elk Grove’s Economic Development Director?

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Sep 17, 2014
Should Citizen Participation Be Part of The Interview Process For Elk Grove’s Economic Development Director?


September 17, 2014 |

At last week's Elk Grove City Council Meeting, an interesting concept was floated in the wake of the mutually agreed separation between the city and former Economic Development Diector, Randy Starbuck.

The idea came from Elk Grove resident Nikki Carpenter, who said during public comment that the...

Sac History Happenings
Isleton celebrates restoration of Chinese community center

Isleton celebrates restoration of Chinese community center

A significant piece of Isleton history was on display Tuesday as the community celebrated the first phase of the restoration of the Delta community’s long-shuttered Chinese community center.


Merrill Jung, left, and Paul Chin, who grew up in Isleton, tour its restored Bing Kong Tong building on Tuesday. Below, a...

Alison Toon
Sacramento’s own FallRise opened Sunday at Aftershock, loud and clear!

Sep 16, 2014
Sacramento’s own FallRise opened Sunday at Aftershock, loud and clear!

FallRise, Aftershock 2014No lazy Sunday morning this weekend; FallRise started the show, made sure everyone was awake, and gave us their signature best. Those who came to Aftershock from far away--this year, I met people who had driven from as far as O...

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The Sacramento Bee
Elk Grove school district names Hoffman as new superintendent

Elk Grove Unified School District’s board voted unanimously Tuesday evening to hire a local resident and Valley High School graduate as its new superintendent.

NorCal Tennis Czar
Querrey heads field for Sacramento Challenger

Sep 16, 2014
Querrey heads field for Sacramento Challenger

Sam Querrey waves to the sparse crowd afterhis late-night win in the first round at IndianWells in March. Photo by Paul Bauman   Sam Querrey, ranked 52nd in the world and fourth in the United States, is scheduled to make his first Challenger ...

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Alison Toon
Otherwise: Aftershock 2014, and what a CD launch party!

Sep 16, 2014
Otherwise: Aftershock 2014, and what a CD launch party!

Adrian Patrick of OtherwiseSo I started editing photos for several of the other performers from Aftershock 2014, but was drawn back to Otherwise, who once again put on a stellar show at Aftershock. And not only the show--it was also the launch day for ...

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FOX40
Third Person Arrested in Peregrine Park Shooting

Sep 16, 2014
Third Person Arrested in Peregrine Park Shooting

SACRAMENTO- Sacramento Police announced the arrest of a third person believed to be involved in the  deadly May 10 Peregrine Park shooting Tuesday. Avery Hill, 22, was already in custody for unrelated charges in Las Vegas and was released to Sacramento homicide detectives last week. A 29-year-old man was killed in the shooting. Six others,...

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