Community News Picks

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

Girls on the Grid
Where to take your kids to hunt for Easter eggs

Apr 1, 2012
Where to take your kids to hunt for Easter eggs

By Lisa Page Take little man to get his pictures taken with the Easter bunny. Check. Decorate Easter eggs. Check. Buy an Easter basket for collecting eggs. Check. The only thing left on my to do list has been to find an Easter egg hunt close to our house that works with my son’s...

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Davis Vanguard
Commentary: When you lack money to do the right thing

Apr 1, 2012
Commentary: When you lack money to do the right thing

A fascinating discussion broke out on Facebook late yesterday when Bernie Goldsmith revisited the city council's late 2010 decision to bank with Wells Fargo rather than more local banking institutions.  The decision ultimately came down to hard number...

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Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Vanguard believes UCD, DA overreach on charges to protesters

Apr 1, 2012
Commentary: Vanguard believes UCD, DA overreach on charges to protesters

We have been critical of the university's policies in responding to the bank blockers all along, and that now escalates with the decision by the Yolo County District Attorney to file charges against twelve of the protesters at the behest of UC Davis. ...

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Marty Mac's World
On and off the Kings court, questions abound

Mar 30, 2012


AccessLocal.TV
My view from the 1000 Hoodie March

Mar 30, 2012
My view from the 1000 Hoodie March

Hundreds of hooded Sacramento residents gathered Thursday evening in William Land Park, and I was one of them. Men, women, and children of all colors joined in mourning and justice for slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin. I was taken aback by the display put on by the community. It was a sight to see...

Optimistic Aging for Baby Boomers
UC Davis doctor walks road less traveled

UC Davis doctor walks road less traveled

Dr. McCloud talks with a Mini-Med studentDr. MichaelMcCloud is a member of a very exclusive club, a club he wishes was much larger andmore diverse. He is one of a small number of board certified geriatricians inNorthern California, a medical ...

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Game to 100
Snag on arena, a voice for taxpayers

Mar 30, 2012
Snag on arena, a voice for taxpayers

“When you lie down with dogs, you get up with fleas.” I mentioned that bit of folk wisdom last week in talking about the Kings arena scheme, and it seems useful once again. The news now is that the Maloofs, … Continue reading

Bleed Black and Purple
Thomas, Cousins have ‘healthy respect’ for each other

The record may not indicate a vast improvement this season, but one can hardly question whether or not there has been an increase in the quality of basketball being played by the Sacramento Kings. The Kings have been competitive for the last couple of ...

Cowtown Eats
Daily Dining News: New Cafe Bernardo at 10th & K delayed until April

Mar 30, 2012

Deciding to add a 60-foot-long outdoor patio, Randy Paragary has delayed the opening of the new Cafe Bernardo for two months, reports Bob Shallit in the Sac Bee. That side of the building "had no identity," Paragary tells us. "Now...

Anne the Dog Photographer
Sacramento city shelter hosts special national adoption event this weekend

Mar 30, 2012
Sacramento city shelter hosts special national adoption event this weekend

Kookie, Kookie, bo-bookie Banana-fana fo fana Fee-fi-mo-mookie Kookie!  Rah!! Woof, woof, woof! Are we in the mood to adopt!  I can’t hear you!! Hi. My name is Kookie, top right photo. I’m just one of several adorable, agreeable, angelic, attractive, captivating, charming, cuddly, delightful, enchanting, enthralling, fetching, friendly, lovely, ravishing, sweet and winsome dogs...



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