Community News Picks

Editorial picks featuring items that are primarily of interest to smaller neighborhoods/regions or special groups.

Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Restaurant Owner Reacts to ‘Mean’ Sac Bee Restaurant Review

Apr 15, 2014

There's been a lot of discussion recently about whether some of Sac Bee resturant critic Blair Anthony Robertson's reviews come off as "mean-spirited." In a longer Comstocks Magazine piece about Sloughhouse Inn, the owners discussed their reaction to t...

Sac History Happenings
Huge Big Boy steam locomotive coming back to life

Huge Big Boy steam locomotive coming back to life

In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah. File - In this Jan. 26, 2014 file photo, sp...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Popular singer-songwriter Jewel performing in Grass Valley on July 17

Popular singer-songwriter Jewel performing in Grass Valley on July 17

Jewel, the singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer and actress, is going to perform at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Grass Valley on July 17, the Center for the Arts announced on Tuesday. Jewel has has received four Grammy Award nominations and has sold over 27 million albums worldwide. Here’s the rundown from the Center’s website: From the remote ranch...

Cowtown Eats
Free cake today at Hock Farm to celebrate first anniversary

Apr 15, 2014

Hock Farm's celebrating its 1st Anniversary today with free cake today from 3 to 4:30 p.m. In addition, get any of their house cocktails from 3 to 6 p.m. for only $6, which are regularly $7 to $9. Hock Farm...

Rio Linda Online
From Bad to Worse; Horse Rescuer Now Accused of Running Illegal Kennel

Apr 15, 2014

Lynn Countryman has been in the spotlight because of her horses; some neighbors accuse her of neglecting them and now, Sacramento County Animal Control reveals she is also in trouble for having too many dogs on her property. Just like the horses, Countryman was selling the dogs online. Allen Krugman says he found his...

Elk Grove News
Two Robbed at Gunpoint on Elk Grove Street, Suspects Get Away

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Apr 15, 2014
Two Robbed at Gunpoint on Elk Grove Street, Suspects Get Away


April 15, 2014 |

Two victims were robbed at gunpoint by three unknown suspects last night just after 8:30 on the 9300 block of Big Horn Boulevard.

Elk Grove Police report that the 17 and 18-year old male victims were walking on Big Horn when three unknown suspects approached them. Two...

Appetizers
SF Weekly recommends Sacramento’s cocktail scene

SF Weekly recommends Sacramento’s cocktail scene

The SF Weekly’s “drink of the week” column generally focuses on a single standout libation, or gives props to Bay Area bars with standout cocktail programs. But in the most recent case, the “drink of the week” went to an entire city - and that city is our own Sacramento.

YubaNet.com
Dry and warm today, breezy north winds tonight and tomorrow

Apr 15, 2014
Dry and warm today, breezy north winds tonight and tomorrow

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FOX40
Sacramento Search Crews Return from Washington Mudslide

Apr 14, 2014
Sacramento Search Crews Return from Washington Mudslide

Sacramento Search & Rescue Teams could Head to WashingtonSACRAMENTO-

The Sacramento Urban Search and Rescue team returned home late Monday night from the site of the Oso, Wash. mudslide.

The crew was in Washington for more than a week, searching through the 1.3-mile debris field.

Task Force 7 …

Sac History Happenings
102 years after Titanic sank, Davis resident writing about mother and grandparents’ survival

102 years after Titanic sank, Davis resident writing about mother and grandparents’ survival

Joan Pope Randall is piecing together letters and mementos of Anton, Louise and 4-year-old Louise Kink, Swiss emigrants believed by some Titanic scholars to be the only surviving family among third-class passengers who went down with the ship on April 15, 1912.


Joan Randall at her home in Davis. Her...



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