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Sac History Happenings
Free admission at Maidu Museum for three days

Free admission at Maidu Museum for three days

Here's a good opportunity to visit the Maidu Museum & Historic Site in Roseville. For the next three days admission is free. Visitors will enjoy galleries of contemporary native art and interactive exhibits depicting the life and culture of the...

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FOX40
Kids Go on Shopping Spree — with Cops

Dec 16, 2012

SACRAMENTO–

The Sacramento Police Department gave 10 area kids a $220 Target shopping spree Sunday morning.

Officers accompanied the kids, in a community building effort to try and show that cops don’t need to be scary.

The kids were chosen …


Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Sierra Master Chorale another reminder of our exceptional talent in the Sierra Foothills

Sierra Master Chorale another reminder of our exceptional talent in the Sierra Foothills

Like Music in the Mountains, InConcert Sierra finished a highly successful year with an inspiring performance Sunday from its Sierra Master Chorale and Orchestra. The 70-voice auditioned choir performed under the Rotunda at the State Capitol in Sacramento the previous weekend — a high honor. “The reverberation was so great in the Rotunda, I had...

Sac History Happenings
In History’s Spotlight: George Pardee

In History’s Spotlight: George Pardee

Born: July 25, 1857Died: Sept. 1, 1941Known for: George Pardee was California's 21st governor, serving from 1903 to 1907. He and his family were the first to live in the historic Governor's Mansion at 16th and H streets.Background: A San...

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ranSACkedmedia.com
Guerilla mosaic tile artist leaves mark in Sacramento neighborhoods

I don’t know who the artist or artists are who are responsible for the mosaic tile installations around the vicinity of Broadway and Highway 99, but their efforts are not lost on me one bit. I’m hesitant to even list the exact locations ...

My West Sacramento Photo of the Day
Remembering Erleen Culver, one of West Sacramento’s longest living residents

Remembering Erleen Culver, one of West Sacramento’s longest living residents

Published in The Sacramento Bee on December 14, 2012 Erleen G. Culver, age 97, passed away on December 10, 2012 in her West Sacramento home. Born in Oakland and having moved to West Sacramento at the age of 7, she was one of West Sacramento's longest l...

AccessLocal.TV
Mayor Fargo talks youth issues

Dec 14, 2012
Mayor Fargo talks youth issues

Heather Fargo is a California native who was born in Oakland and raised in Davis. Fargo is the former mayor of Sacramento, elected in November ...

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Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Should we create “GMO-free zones” in Nevada County?

Should we create “GMO-free zones” in Nevada County?

We all remember the nuclear-free zones that municipalities adopted in the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. Though Berkeley gets much attention for passing the Nuclear Free Berkeley Act in 1986, the first was Missoula, Montana, in 1978. It created a robust debate. Now some people in our community — on all sides of the political...

YubaNet.com
Late night rollover accident on Hwy 20

Dec 14, 2012
Late night rollover accident on Hwy 20

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My West Sacramento Photo of the Day
Capitol Bowl in West Sacramento undergoing a face lift

Capitol Bowl in West Sacramento undergoing a face lift

Capitol Bowl's exterior is undergoing a nice face lift.  We stopped by last weekend to see how great our little home town bowling alley is progressing and the place was jumping with activity.  It is such a great place to take your family for ...

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