Community News Picks

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

FOX40
Family Mourns Loss of Pet Pig Legally Killed by Hunters

Jan 10, 2013

FAIRFIELD-

The Sales Family’s beloved, 800-pound pet pig somehow got loose last week and wandered into an area where it’s legal for sportsmen to hunt wild pigs.

“You know, it is only a pig but when you live on a …


The California Aggie
News in Brief: Davis accepting nominations for Environmental Recognition Award

The nomination period for the 19th annual Environmental Recognition Award is running from now until Feb. 8. The award recognizes the efforts of improving the environment in the City of Davis. There are three categories: individual/group, business and non-profit organization. Nominees will be selected at the February Natural Resources Commission meeting and the Davis...

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Elk Grove News
‘Yes, Yes, No, No’ – Elk Grove City Council Deadlocks on Appointment

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Jan 9, 2013
‘Yes, Yes, No, No’ – Elk Grove City Council Deadlocks on Appointment

After hearing presentations from all six candidates seeking appointment to the Elk Grove City Council, testimony from their various supporters and their own lengthy deliberation, the Elk Grove City Council failed to achieve a majority vote on any of...

Girls on the Grid
Tonight: Midtown Public Safety Meeting

Jan 9, 2013
Tonight: Midtown Public Safety Meeting

By Laura Braden and Amelia McLear In response to a slew of armed robberies and other crimes throughout Midtown Sacramento, local leaders and activists are holding a public safety meeting tonight. Here’s the scoop: When: Thursday, January 10 – 6:30-8:30pm Location: Hart Senior Center, 915 27th Street Attendees: Councilmember Steve Hansen, Sacramento Police, the Midtown Business Association,...

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Appeal Democrat
Mr. George to close Marysville barbershop after almost 40 years

For almost 40 years, it has been second only to church as the most popular meeting spot for black residents of Yuba-Sutter. Mr. George's barbershop — part fraternal order, part debate club, part black history museum and part volunteer clearing...

Bleed Black and Purple
Here We Stay campaign launches petition for David Stern

Here We Stay campaign launches petition for David Stern

With today’s reports of the Maloofs selling the Kings to the Seattle group led by Chris Hansen, the Here We Stay campaign is requesting that Kings fans and NBA fans alike sign a petition to NBA Commissioner David Stern. Specifically, the petit...

Kings Talking Points
Shocker: Kings post team for sale on ebay!

Shocker: Kings post team for sale on ebay!

The Kings are for sale.  And it's finally public knowledge.But just how public is this knowledge?Very public.You see, much to our surprise, the Kings owners have shockingly decided to list the team on ebay.com.  It makes sense.  What bet...

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Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Homewood Resort expansion project blocked by court.

Homewood Resort expansion project blocked by court.

The aging Homewood Mountain Resort has plans for a major expansion. The expansion was approved by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TARPA) in 2011, with construction set to begin in 2014. However there has been strong opposition from homeowners a...

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Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Police Seek Volunteers For Citizens’ Academy

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Jan 9, 2013
Elk Grove Police Seek Volunteers For Citizens’  Academy

Applications now being accepted for Citizens’ Academy The Elk Grove Police Department is now accepting applications for the next Citizens’ Academy, which begins February 12, 2013. The Citizens’ Academy is a 13 week program designed to inf...

Cowtown Eats
Bacon & Butter Restaurant may have illegally sold alcohol

Jan 9, 2013

When I first visited Bacon & Butter in their opening weeks, I had a refreshing mimosa to go with my breakfast. But it turns out, what they were doing may not have been technically legal, admits Bacon & Butter on...

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