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

Hybrid Rasta Mama
Veterinary Acupuncture for Prevention and Treatment

Dec 12, 2013

Acupuncture can hardly be considered “alternative” any more, but it may not be the first thing we think of in terms of veterinary care. For many ailments, perhaps it should. Acupuncture is an ancient form of healthcare (its exact date of origin is debated, but it is thought to be at least 3000 years...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Bacon & Butter on the Move

Dec 11, 2013

Bacon & Butter, the daytime only restaurant on 21st helmed by chef Billy Zoellin, is getting ready to move to 59th & Broadway, reports the Sac Bee's Blair Anthony Robertson. As best I can tell, the restaurant will replace Phu's...

Elk Grove News
Armed Gunman Hits Elk Grove Cell Phone Store; Second Store in Two Nights

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Dec 11, 2013
Armed Gunman Hits Elk Grove Cell Phone Store; Second Store in Two Nights

December 11, 2013 | For the second time in two nights, an Elk Grove Blvd. retailer was robbed by an armed gunman.According to Elk Grove Police, an unknown robber entered the Phones Plus store on the 8600 block of Elk Grove Blvd., confronted an employee...

Coyotes kill, devour Whippet hiking with owners near Tahoe Rim Trail

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Dec 11, 2013

A story from the Tahoe Daily Tribune: Kristen Kohary was hiking a trail at the end of North Benjamin Drive in Stateline, Nev., last week when her husband, John, noticed movement nearby. it was 1 p.m., and the couple had been walking with Kohary’s dog — an 11-year-old Whippet named Sir Willie Great White...

Sac History Happenings
Capitol welcomes the sights and sounds of the holidays

Capitol welcomes the sights and sounds of the holidays

As part of annual Capitol holiday music concerts, Cantare Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Jeff Nelson, performs a variety of Christmas classics including music from the 17th century to contemporary pieces in the Capitol rotunda on Tuesday in Sacramento.


As part of annual Capitol holiday music concerts, Cantare Chorale,...

FOX40
Elderly Carmichael Couple Hit by Man Suspected of DUI Identified

Dec 11, 2013
Elderly Carmichael Couple Hit by Man Suspected of DUI Identified

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California Highway Patrol has identified the couple at the center of a tragic incident being blamed on DUI.

Donald, 79, and Valerie Hendrickson, 76, were said to have been crossing Fair Oaks Boulevard, just south of Kenneth Avenue, around …


AccessLocal.TV
Access Sacramento waiting to hear about application for radio station

Dec 11, 2013
Access Sacramento waiting to hear about application for radio station

STUDIO REMODEL While “The Voice” radio producers eagerly await word on Access Sacramento’s application with the FCC for approval to launch a new Low-Power FM ...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Papa Dale’s Moving on From Starlite Lounge

Dec 10, 2013

Papa Dale's, the food truck which had followed the well worn trail of food trucks partnering with bars, has decided to end its relationship with Starlite Lounge, the food truck announced on Facebook. Friends- I'm sure a couple of you...

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Sac History Happenings
Dec. 11, 1932: Chilliest temp ever recorded in Sacramento

Dec. 11, 1932: Chilliest temp ever recorded in Sacramento

The coldest day ever recorded in Sacramento occurred Dec. 11, 1932. Sacramento Bee from 1932 tells the story

45 Journal
Photo: Beaver Dam near Woodland

Dec 10, 2013
Photo: Beaver Dam near Woodland

This was a lucky find, driving out past Woodland the other day.  Too bad it's not closer to home; I think beaver dams are so pretty, and I love all the birch trees in the background.  I'll have to stop back here again whenever I'm up this way...

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