Community News Picks

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

The California Aggie
New interpretive center to be built at west end of UC Davis Arboretum

May 9, 2013

As California architecture continues to become greener, UC Davis is leading the charge, making sustainability a key point in its renovations and plans to expand more campus facilities into the Arboretum. “All of UC and our campus in particular has ambitious goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, reducing water use and reducing waste,” said...

Things to do in Sacramento and beyond
Sacramento’s own Jackie Greene returns to Fairytale Town

Jackie Greene will play what has become his annual benefit concert at Fairytale Town on Aug. 24. It will be his fifth such yearly performance. Tickets will go on sale June 1 at They will start at $25 in June and increase by $5...

Sac History Happenings
Expert to speak on model trucks and toy tractors

Expert to speak on model trucks and toy tractors

As part of its Second Saturday Educational Series, Heidrick Ag Center will present Hubert Bryant speaking on the collecting of vintage model trucks and toy tractors. Bryant will discuss the evolution of the toy vehicle craft, from wood, metal to...

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Appeal Democrat
Yuba City passes pot rules on 3-2 vote

Medical marijuana growers face permanent restrictions in Yuba City, following a split vote at Tuesday's City Council meeting to adopt a cultivation ordinance to the municipal code. The regulations have been in effect since March 2012 on a temporary...

The State Hornet
Sac State professor arrested under suspicion of vehicular manslaughter

Sacramento State associate Professor Jordan Peters was arrested at the scene of an accident in Roseville April 30 on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence, accordin

Appeal Democrat
Woman attacked with cane in Yuba County

Investigators want to question a Browns Valley man they believe attacked a woman with a wooden cane and stole her guitar. James Gerald Boeh, 53, assaulted the 22-year-old woman early Tuesday outside his home in the 5000 block of Marysville Road, the...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Davis Grabs DVC Baseball Crown

Davis – Davis High School ended Elk Grove’s four-year stranglehold of the baseball championship of the Delta Valley Conference with Matt Trask’ bases-loaded line-drive single in the bottom of the seventh inning for a 3-2 win over the ...

Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Plates Cafe Expands to Midtown with Plates2Go

May 7, 2013

Plates Cafe, the lunch spot run by the St. John's Shelter for Women & Children, opened three years ago. This is how they describe themselves on their Web site. An employment learning program for formerly homeless mothers with children, Plates...

Sacramento Magazine
Bake Sale at the Capitol Monday to Benefit Happy Tails

Bake Sale at the Capitol Monday to Benefit Happy Tails

Do you get a case of the “Mondays,” where you feel a little blue on Sunday night thinking about the impending week? I’ve got something that might make things seem a little brighter this Monday, May 13, especially if you are anywhere near the state Capitol. Happy Tails Pet Sanctuary is having its annual Summer Bake...

NorCal Tennis Czar
Rio del Oro junior tourney update

   In the May 5 and 6 posts on the Rio del Oro Junior Championships in Sacramento, I corrected Jessi Muljat's opponent in the girls 16 singles final.   I also added photos to both stories and the results of all the other singles and...

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