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Davis Vanguard
VANGUARD COURT WATCH: Fatal Crash Leads to Vehicular Homicide Charges

VANGUARD COURT WATCH: Fatal Crash Leads to Vehicular Homicide Charges

By Vanguard Court Watch Interns Thursday's trial of the People v Quinteros continued with testimonies from witnesses involved in the accident. Witnesses included Mr. Rivas, Guadalupe Carrere, and Alfredo Ochoa. Ochoa was not involved in the accident ...

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The California Aggie
Davis resident starts wildlife blog

Davis resident starts wildlife blog

Holly Ober, a resident of Davis and employee at UC Davis, started a blog on Tumblr called Wild Davis (wild-davis.tumblr.com) in early January. The blog features and aims to document pictures of wildlife in and around Davis. “One of the things that amazes me is the animals that are able to coexist with humans,”...

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The California Aggie
Congressman opens new Davis District Office

On Thursday, Congressman John Garamendi officially opened his new Davis District Office at 412 G St. About 200 constituents attended his open house to meet the congressman, his wife Patti and office staff. Garamendi represents California’s 3rd congressional district. He said that Davis is the geographic center of the district and a critical part...

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The California Aggie
Have chickens? Live in Davis? Tour de Cluck looking for coop submissions

Have chickens? Live in Davis? Tour de Cluck looking for coop submissions

Davis’ annual Tour de Cluck will be back on May 25 and is anticipated to be even better than previous years. Tour de Cluck started as a series of fundraisers for the Davis Farm to School Connection. As the event returned each year, it grew in size and importance, and now a number of...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Schedules Special Meeting of Affordable Housing Loan Committee

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Jan 27, 2013
Elk Grove Schedules Special Meeting of Affordable Housing Loan Committee

On Friday morning the City of Elk Grove announced a special meeting the Affordable Housing Committee. The special meeting will be held tomorrow in Conference Room 3A, Elk Grove City Hall and the is scheduled to start at 11 am.

According to the posted agenda, the only...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Carpe Vino in Auburn: The best of food & wine

Carpe Vino in Auburn: The best of food & wine

DO YOU NEED EXCEPTIONAL BUT affordable wines to pick up on the way to the high Sierra for a winter getaway? Visit Carpe Vino in Old Town Auburn. Better yet, stop for dinner, a foodie’s delight, with fresh, local ingredients. But be sure to reserve a table. (Guests must be 21 years of age...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Sheldon Beats PG, Laguna Over Franklin

A strong third quarter was the difference as Sheldon defeated Pleasant Grove in a showdown of the Delta River League's top two teams, 85-79. The Huskies' Derin Johnson had 28 points to lead everyone. Dakarai Allen added 22 while D'Erryl Williams scored...

Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Wicked ‘Wich to Open in Downtown Plaza

Jan 25, 2013

Fresh off launching Broderick restaurant & bar in West Sac, Wicked 'Wich, the popular food truck specializing in Pittsbugh-style sandwiches, is adding a location at the food court in Downtown Plaza, reports Mark Glover in the Sac Bee. San Francisco...

Elk Grove News
Opinion – Elk Grove Campaign Finance Reform NOW!

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Jan 25, 2013
Opinion – Elk Grove Campaign Finance Reform NOW!


By Steve Lee |


Just last year two sitting City Council members ran unopposed for re-election. Why? Maybe because the citizens are satisfied with their current council? Maybe because both council members had over $100,000 in their campaign war chests and the average citizen or even above-average...

Sac History Happenings
UC Davis featured in Arcadia college history series

UC Davis featured in Arcadia college history series

UC Davis opened in 1908 as the University of California Farm. Since then it has grown into one of the nation's leading educational institutions, offering degrees across many disciplines. The evolution of the campus is documented in a new...

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