Community News Picks

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

YubaNet.com
Man arrested in Grass Valley for allegedly tying up, beating victim to obtain money

Jun 6, 2013

June 6, 2013 - On June 3, 2013, at approximately 1145 hours, the Nevada County Dispatch Center received a medical call regarding an assault from a residence in the 14000 block of Idaho Maryland Road. Deputies arrived on scene and located the victim, wh...

FOX40
Construction Workers Unearth Native American Burial Ground in Ione

Jun 5, 2013

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Caltrans workers, widening and repaving a portion of Highway 88 in Ione, unearthed a Native American burial ground.

“They have a monitor come in, and they have to be there to make sure if they find anything, they have …


East Sacramento Preservation
McKinley Village plans fail to impress skeptical east Sacramento and Midtown crowd

McKinley Village plans fail to impress skeptical east Sacramento and Midtown crowd

East Sacramento residents were tetchy last night and not completely on their best behavior. However, rowdy crowds grow quiet when given clear and complete answers. That didn’t happen last night. If a developer proposes to change the character of two … Continue reading

Cowtown Eats
Dining news roundup: Ruhstaller Beer brings history to life with the return of Gilt Edge

Jun 5, 2013

Hads Steak & Seafood, which opened on J Street in late 2010, has been sold, closed, and a new restaurant is replacing it, Per the Sac Bee's Bob Shallit: ... Bair, who also is an investor in the LowBrau beer...

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FOX40
12-year old prodigy’s BMX bike stolen in Roseville

Jun 5, 2013
12-year old prodigy’s BMX bike stolen in Roseville

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A BMX prodigy had her bike stolen over the weekend, Roseville Police say.

King Arthur had Excalibur. Dorothy had her ruby slippers. Brooke Grindle had her bike.

“My goal is to go to the Olympics,” Grindle said.

It’s a …


The California Aggie
UC Davis to become a smoke free campus in 2014

Jun 5, 2013

A press release sent to UC Davis students on June 4 stated a new policy to make all UC campuses smoke and tobacco free will go into effect starting Jan. 1 of next year. John Meyer, Vice Chancellor, Administrative and Resource Management, cited the initiative as part of a system-wide effort announced by UC...

Appetizers
Pig-A-Palooza coming Saturday to McClatchy Park

Jun 5, 2013

Don't let the scorching summer heat sully your fondness for swine. Pig-A-Palooza will take place Saturday afternoon from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at McClatchy Park (3500 5th Ave., Sacramento), with a big pig roasting dinner, chef's competition and more. Temper...

The Sac Rag
Conservation group puts Sacramento in top 10 for park systems

Jun 5, 2013
Conservation group puts Sacramento in top 10 for park systems

In the Sac Bee’s story on the rebuilding of the McKinley Park playground, I noticed a neat bit of info: the Trust for Public Land, a national nonprofit group for land conservation, has once again named Sacramento in the top … Continue reading

Sac History Happenings
Quality history videos available from Annenberg Learner

Quality history videos available from Annenberg Learner

Readers of this blog probably have heard of iTunes U, Apple's massive source of recordings of collegiate lecture classes, panel discussions and speeches produced by academic institutions in the United States and Britain. But I bet you're unaware of Annenberg...

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Appetizers
Go ahead and judge: Cal State Fair wine competition underway

Jun 5, 2013
Go ahead and judge: Cal State Fair wine competition underway

Purple teeth reign inside Building 5 at Cal Expo today, where the 2013 California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition is underway. Seventy two judges will consider more than 2,600 wine entries, with each judge considering about 80 wines today and...

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