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Memorial Day, 2015

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May 25, 2015
Memorial Day, 2015



May 25, 2015 |

A Memorial to all 

By Jessie Conner

to remember is
never to forget
it's a day of love
and quite a bit

Focus on the fallen
and hear them
calling out
to speak their stories
out loud

the people who
fought to keep us alive
every day we
know they tried

some succeed
some failed
we remember them all
to all...

Elk Grove News
Will Elk Grove Mayor Davis Seize on Council Member Detrick’s Political Woes?

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May 24, 2015
Will Elk Grove Mayor Davis Seize on Council Member Detrick’s Political Woes?

May 24, 2015 |

Say what you will about politicians, but a crafty one will recognize an opportunity when he sees one.
Locally, Elk Grove Mayor Gary Davis is nothing if not opportunistic. This has been true from the time he vacated his position as a trustee of the Natomas Unified School District and went shopping...

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VIDEO: Community Learns The Importance Of Composting

May 24, 2015
VIDEO: Community Learns The Importance Of Composting

Recently, the Fremont Community Garden held their annual food-cycle celebration put together by GRAS. GRAS is a local group that rides their bikes to restaurants in Sacramento’s downtown area to pick up their leftover food scraps to use them for composting.

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VIDEO: Festival Encourges Sacramento Resident to Ride Their Bikes

May 23, 2015
VIDEO: Festival Encourges Sacramento Resident to Ride Their Bikes

On Thursday May 14th the May Is Bike Month program put on an event at the State Capital that featured bicycle education, quick bike fixes and free stuff.

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Elk Grove News
Protesters Converge on Nestlé Bottling Plants in Sacramento and LA

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May 23, 2015
Protesters Converge on Nestlé Bottling Plants in Sacramento and LA


By Dan Bacher | May 23, 2015 |

The outrage over the bottling of California water by Nestlé, Walmart and other big corporations during a record drought has become viral on social media and national and international media websites over the past couple of months.
On May 20, people from across...

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Every bite of food we chew has a story

Every bite of food we chew has a story

Recently, The Food Literacy Center, based in Sacramento, provided its students with a delicious “Rainbow Soup” much to the delight of all who consumed it. The center works with low income elementary children to teach them about nutrition and cooking. They ensure the children learn ways to eat healthy while focusing on improving the environment,...

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South Sacramento Girl Empowerment Group

South Sacramento Girl Empowerment Group

Girls on the Rise is a nonprofit organization with the Center for Community Health and Well-Being, Inc. The purpose of GOTR is to strengthen and empower women and girls of color in South Sacramento. The program teaches the girls how to build a better community in which they live. The service is open to...

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Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Man Leads Police on Vehicle Pursuit, Found to Have Weapons Cache

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May 22, 2015
Elk Grove Man Leads Police on Vehicle Pursuit, Found to Have Weapons Cache

Justin Robert Hicks.May 22, 2015 |An Elk Grove man was arrested early Wednesday morning after he led police on a three-mile vehicle pursuit.According to Elk Grove Police, 36-year old Justin Robert Hicks was involved in a collision with another vehicle....

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove DUI Checkpoint on Friday Night

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May 21, 2015
Elk Grove DUI Checkpoint on Friday Night

May 21, 2015 |

Leading up to the three day Memorial Day weekend, the Elk Grove Police Department has announced that drunk driving checkpoint will be conducted. 

The DUI and drivers license check will be held at an undisclosed location within the City of Elk Grove this Friday, May 22 from 7 p.m....

Sacramento Sidetracks
Memorial Day Weekend Top 10: May 22nd – 25th

Memorial Day Weekend Top 10: May 22nd – 25th

Celebrate the Red, White and Blue with rides, food and entertainment at the SACRAMENTO COUNTY FAIR. Thursday – Sunday Enjoy all your favorite songs from THE SOUND OF MUSIC when the talented youth of Young Actor’s Stage hit the 24th Street Theatre stage. Friday – Sunday See fire trucks and marching bands during the...

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