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mamawolfe
Let it go, little girl: From age 7 to 17

Apr 19, 2014
Let it go, little girl: From age 7 to 17

The snow glows white on the mountain tonight Not a footprint to be seen A kingdom of isolation, And it looks like I’m the queen. The wind is howling like this swirling storm inside Couldn’t keep it in, heaven knows I tried I could hear you singing “Let It Go” through the walls last...

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The Sacramento Bee
Seeds: Garden tours show Sacramento’s links to waterways

Seeds: Garden tours show Sacramento’s links to waterways


A “Crimson Queen” Japanese maple, left, graces the Happy Frog Pond in the garden of Pauline and Irv Faria, which will be open to the public April 26. Above, one of the garden’s camellias.

We are a community built on waterways. That sense of place not only inspires major...

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Elk Grove News
Appeals court rules in favor of Delta smelt

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Apr 19, 2014
Appeals court rules in favor of Delta smelt


By Dan Bacher | April 19, 2014 |

Fish advocates scored a legal victory on April 16 when a federal court threw out earlier rulings that failed to consider endangered Delta smelt, an indicator species found only in the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary.

An eleven-judge panel of the U.S. Ninth...

AccessLocal.TV
City of Sacramento hosts Earth Day celebration

Apr 19, 2014

  This recent community event hosted by the City of Sacramento allowed local residents to learn more about composting and vermiculture.  To learn about the ...

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Davis Vanguard
Agreement reached on bike path to H Street tunnel

Apr 19, 2014
Agreement reached on bike path to H Street tunnel

On the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting, after considerable discussion and concern, is the item showing the city has reached agreement with a process “that would lead to the securing the easements for the Bicycle/Pedestrian Path to the H Street Tunnel through the Cranbrook Apartments and the City’s commitment to a bicycle/pedestrian undercrossing of Covell...

Appeal Democrat
Water allocations bumped up

And cue the sigh of relief.

The Sacramento Bee
SPCA pet of the week: Mr. Kitty Kitty

SPCA pet of the week: Mr. Kitty Kitty

Meet Mr. Kitty Kitty! An “experienced lap cat,” he has a lot to offer his future family. Friendly, affectionate and the perfect amount of curious, this 10-year-old Siamese is a real sweetheart.


Mr. Kitty Kitty

The Sacramento Bee
Pet Connection: Tricks can make medicine easier to take

Are there straitjackets for dogs? That’s what I’ve been wondering lately as we struggle to medicate the ears of Keeper, one of our cavalier King Charles spaniels.

FOX40
Thieves targeting Prius batteries downtown

Apr 18, 2014

SACRAMENTO-

Police in Sacramento say thieves are taking Toyota Prius batteries right out of the cars in downtown Sacramento.

2010 and 2011 models are being targeted, according to officers.

Roseville Toyota says Prius batteries are very difficult to remove and …


FOX40
Old Roseville bars hope for more business after mandatory cover ordinance suspended

Apr 18, 2014

ROSEVILLE-

Bars in old Roseville are waiting for business to return after a mandatory $5 cover charge ordinance was suspended by the city council.

The City of Roseville had originally implemented the ordinance to cut down on crime in the …