Community News Picks

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

Cowtown Eats
Ten Recently Updated Happy Hours

Apr 24, 2014

Keeping this site updated is a tough job, but somebody's got to do it. Sometimes that means going to new restaurants to get their happy hours. Other times, that means going to restaurants that I haven't visited in a while...

TechWire
Cathie Anderson column: West Sacramento firm expanding into five more countries

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Apr 24, 2014
Cathie Anderson column: West Sacramento firm expanding into five more countries

Cathie Anderson, McClatchy News Service West Sacramento’s Miyamoto International, a structural engineering firm with operations in seven nations, plans to add offices in as many as five countries within a... Read more »

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Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Craft beer expert speaks at Jernigan’s on May 16

Craft beer expert speaks at Jernigan’s on May 16

Join Charles Bamforth, PhD, UC Davis’ beer expert, at Jernigan’s Tap House & Grill on Friday May 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for an informal discussion on craft brewing and craft beers. Bamforth, who has written several books about beer, began his work in the brewing industry in 1978 and joined the UC...

The California Aggie
Words Take Wing brings 1,200 kids to Freeborn Hall

Apr 24, 2014

For the last 10 years, Words Take Wing, an organization affiliated with the UC Davis School of Education, has been committed to bringing in a diverse range of children’s book authors and illustrators to its annual event at Freeborn Hall. The group’s yearly event is primarily geared toward children, who are able to attend...

Appeal Democrat
Colusa City Council ready to ban pot growth

Colusa

Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Why West Sac’s The Eatery Closed

Apr 23, 2014

The Eatery, a West Sac mainstay for the last three years, closed for the last time on Sunday, it announced on its Facebook page on Wednesday. I corresponded with Jess Milbourn, the chef and owner of The Eatery, over Twitter...

FOX40
Colfax Rejects Change in Pot Dispensary Ordinance

Apr 23, 2014

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By a vote of 3-2, the Colfax City Council rejected a change of ordinance that would have allowed medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.

A standing-room-only crowd spent more than four hours inside the council chamber Wednesday night debating …


The Sacramento Bee
Apparent arson attempt closes Yolo courthouse

An apparent arson attempt briefly closed Yolo County’s main Woodland courthouse Wednesday morning as investigators sought leads into the overnight incident.

Sac History Happenings
Images released of shipwreck in San Francisco Bay

Images released of shipwreck in San Francisco Bay

The first images of the newly discovered wreckage of a steamship that sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, killing 16 people, were released Wednesday by federal ocean scientists. A sail boat makes its way under the Golden Gate Bridge on Wednesday, A...

Sac History Happenings
Judge releases audiotape of ‘Squeaky’ Fromme’s mental exam after Ford assassination attempt

Apr 23, 2014
Judge releases audiotape of ‘Squeaky’ Fromme’s mental exam after Ford assassination attempt

Nearly 39 years after former Manson “family” member Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme leveled a Colt .45-caliber pistol at President Gerald R. Ford in Sacramento, one of the more intriguing pieces of evidence from the case has been made available to the public.


Sacramento police and Secret Service agents handcuff Lynette “Squeaky”...



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