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

YubaNet.com
Nevada County Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance Subject of KVMR Radio Show

Jan 8, 2013

January 8, 2013 - The Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance will be the primary topic on KVMR's show, "The Cannabis Crusades," Friday, January 11 from 12:00 - 1:00pm. The show, hosted by Americans for Safe Access - Nevada County Chair, Patricia Smith and Ga...

FOX40
El Dorado County: 70-year-old Woman Accused of Murdering Husband

Jan 8, 2013
El Dorado County: 70-year-old Woman Accused of Murdering Husband

EL DORADO COUNTY–

A 70-year-old woman has been arrested after her husband was found dead at their El Dorado County home.

On Sunday, El Dorado County Sheriff’s got a report of a homicide near Pleasant Valley Road and Wilderness Way …


Appetizers
Thin Mints, anyone? Girl Scout cookie season starts Friday

Jan 8, 2013
Thin Mints, anyone? Girl Scout cookie season starts Friday

Get ready for some Thin Mints and maybe some Mango Cremes, too. Girl Scout cookie season kicks off Friday as the young women in green start taking pre-orders for 2013. After preorders, Girl Scouts will sell cookies at booths outside of local storefro...

Girls on the Grid
Sacramento SPCA + Sacramento Theatre Company = Give-a-way!

Jan 8, 2013
Sacramento SPCA + Sacramento Theatre Company = Give-a-way!

(NOTE: Cross-posted from Chantel’s personal blog.) By Chantel Elder I love musicals. Growing up, my mom exposed me to all the classics from South Pacific to Sound of Music. My grandparents also have been season ticket holders to Music Circus since the beginning of its time and all the grand kids got to rotate the...

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The Sacramento Bee
E-waste drive to benefit Galt Joint Union Elementary School District libraries

Lake Canyon School at 800 Lake Canyon Ave. and Valley Oaks School at 21 C St., will each host an e-waste recycling day Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Televisions, computers, fax machines, copiers, scanners, printers, telephones, stereo components, ...

FOX40
Rail Car Catches Fire, Crews Stop it from Spreading

Jan 8, 2013
Rail Car Catches Fire, Crews Stop it from Spreading

SACRAMENTO COUNTY–

A rail car near Roseville and Antelope roads caught fire early Tuesday morning.

The fire was reported around 4 a.m., with Sacramento Metro Fire crews responding to the scene.

By 4:50 a.m., the fire was extinguished.

The danger, …


Sac History Happenings
Using wikis for genealogy

Using wikis for genealogy

The next meeting of the Sacramento Genealogical Society (Root Cellar) will feature a webinar on using wikis in genealogy. What's a wiki? Generally speaking it's a online, collaborative encyclopedia that can be added to and edited by its users. But...

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Davis Vanguard
Davis: Good Will Becomes the Bad Guy as Residents Lose Local Laundry Facilities

Jan 8, 2013
Davis: Good Will Becomes the Bad Guy as Residents Lose Local Laundry Facilities

It is a crazy world, when somehow an organization like Goodwill - that is noted for funding non-profit thrift stores for low income people based on donations - can become the bad guy in a local land use dispute, that is precisely what appears to have...

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Appeal Democrat
Abandoned dog melts Linda Walmart workers’ hearts

An abandoned dog — found tied up behind the Walmart in Linda on Christmas Eve with a note — now has a couple of employees acting as guardian angels. The 40-pound mixed-breed dog, when discovered, had been tangled in a rope fastened to another,...

The Sac Rag
Giants World Championship trophies will be appearing in Sacramento Tuesday

Jan 7, 2013
Giants World Championship trophies will be appearing in Sacramento Tuesday

Nicknamed “The Twins,” the Giants 2010 and 2012 World Series trophies are making another tour of Northern California, and their first stop is none other than Sacramento. This will be the second public trophy tour held in the past three … Continue reading

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