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Sac History Happenings
Veterans to be honored at Historic City Cemetery

Veterans to be honored at Historic City Cemetery

Veterans will be honored this Saturday at Sacramento's Historic City Cemetery. First off will be a ceremony featuring a guest speaker, flag raising, patriotic readings and music, plus a Rifle Squad with Bugler. Meet at the Veterans Area in the...

FOX40
Neighbors Concerned about Dangerous Roadway after Sports Car Crashes into Home

May 20, 2013
Neighbors Concerned about Dangerous Roadway after Sports Car Crashes into Home

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People who live off Horse Shoe Bar Road wonder how many more accidents have to happen before something is done.

“They have died, crashed, run off the road,” said Lionel Groves.

Groves has lived off of Horse Shoe Bar …


Appeal Democrat
Construction crew hits Yuba City gas line

Employees at two Yuba City businesses got to go home early on Monday after a construction crew struck a Pacific Gas & Electric gas line on Burns Drive. Frito-Lay Inc. and Yuba City Scrap and Steel Inc. were evacuated after a tractor working near...

Appeal Democrat
Fresno suspects mistakenly dial 911 during crime

FRESNO — Two men were in custody on Monday after accidentally dialing 911 on a cellphone before breaking into a car, authorities said. After the mistaken "pocket" call, a police dispatcher was able to hear a rambling 35-minute conversation that...

Sac History Happenings
Railroad musuems offer special Memorial weekend activities

Railroad musuems offer special Memorial weekend activities

Memorial Day is coming up, and that means big doings at the rail museums in Old Sacramento and Jamestown in Tuolumne County. To help celebrate the Sacramento Music Festival, the California State Railroad Museum will offer musical performances inside...

Appeal Democrat
Lane closures expected on Highway 70

On Highway 70 between Fifth and east 24th streets, Caltrans reports motorists can expect various east and westbound lane closures from 9 p.m.-6 a.m. through Thursday. A contractor is scheduled to do miscellaneous work. Also, preparation work...

Elk Grove News
Isleton Cajun Blues Festival Has Summer’s Great Musical Lineup

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May 19, 2013
Isleton Cajun Blues Festival Has Summer’s Great Musical Lineup

The 2013 Cajun & Blues Festival set for Father's Day weekend, Saturday and Sunday, June 15-16 on Main Street in the Delta hamlet of Isleton is just around the corner. National headliners like blues legend/Grammy winner Elvin Bishop a...

NorCal Tennis Czar
Cal women advance to NCAA quarterfinals

May 17, 2013

   The eighth-ranked Cal women reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Team Championships for the second straight year on Friday, defeating No. 9 Alabama 4-1 in Urbana, Ill.   No. 8 Anett Schutting, a junior from Estonia, beat No. 34 ...

Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Headed for a Train Wreck

May 17, 2013
Commentary: Headed for a Train Wreck

My earlier hope that somehow, cooler heads might prevail is probably out the window.  In the last day or so, the rhetoric out of both campaigns is already amping up.  The message coming from the elected officials in Davis - and probably this county...

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The Sacramento Bee
10 things to know about Juanes, due soon in Sacramento

10 things to know about Juanes, due soon in Sacramento

Colombian singer Juanes performs in a concert as a part of his Unplugged tour in Panama City, Thursday, April 18, 2013In the world of Latin pop, he's known for sold-out shows, million-selling albums and the single name of Juanes. He is to bri...

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