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AccessLocal.TV
Black Parallel School Board’s first 2013 meeting looks at STAR results, zero tolerance

Jan 15, 2013
Black Parallel School Board’s first 2013 meeting looks at STAR results, zero tolerance

On Saturday, January 5th, the Black Parallel School Board has its first meeting of the New Year. Every meeting begins with the swearing in of ...

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Davis Vanguard
Star Athlete and Family Leave Davis Following Years of Alleged Harassment by Authorities

Jan 15, 2013
Star Athlete and Family Leave Davis Following Years of Alleged Harassment by Authorities

This past week, the local newspaper featured an article on one of the top professional skaters in the world, Nyjah Huston, who also happens to be a native of Davis.  Mr. Huston, who just turned 18, is using his fame to help people less fortunate tha...

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Cavegrrl
Shawn Colvin Comes to Sacramento City College January 27th

Jan 15, 2013
Shawn Colvin Comes to Sacramento City College January 27th

Shawn Colvin will be performing at Sacramento City College Performing Arts Center Sunday, January 27th, 2013, at 7:30pm. This tour backs up her latest album, All Fall Down. Shawn talks about her latest album on her website, “I didn’t have a specific theme in mind when I started writing,” Colvin admits, “but I think the album...

FOX40
UC Davis Ranks among Top Schools for Students Seeking ‘Sugar Daddies’

Jan 15, 2013

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A new study out Monday by dating website Seeking Arrangements reports that UC Davis ranks 43rd in the nation for female students looking to “sugar daddies” to pay for college.

The sight has seen more than a 200 percent …


TechWire
Sacramento Public Library uses Pinterest to inform and engage community

Jan 14, 2013
Sacramento Public Library uses Pinterest to inform and engage community

Adding to the collection of public agencies on Pinterest, public libraries are becoming more present on the popular, virtual bulletin board website. Government agencies such as police departments have already begun... Read more »

AccessLocal.TV
Martin Luther King Jr Day, A day of service

Jan 14, 2013

“Everybody can be great because everybody can serve.”said Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr Day is nationally known as a day of service. ...

Sac History Happenings
Sutter’s Fort puts the spotlight on trappers

Sutter’s Fort puts the spotlight on trappers

Trappers played an important role in the development of early California. Sutter's Fort pays tribute to these entrepreneurial pioneers at the first "Hands on History" event of the year. In tours led by docents in period clothing, visitors this Saturday...

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FOX40
Teenager Drives Recklessly and Crashes BMW into Stop Sign

Jan 14, 2013
Teenager Drives Recklessly and Crashes BMW into Stop Sign

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A teen was driving recklessly and crashed into a stop sign in front of a Sacramento home early Monday morning.

Two teens were in a BMW on Cottage Avenue near Tevis Road when Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies saw …

The California Aggie
Eight burglaries in 10 days in Davis

Jan 14, 2013

The Davis Police Department (DPD) received eight burglary reports between New Year’s Eve and Wednesday. The reports came from East, West and South Davis. Three of the burglaries occurred when the residents were present. One occurred on Tuesday at 10 p.m., in which a resident’s doorbell rang and by the time the resident came...

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Girls on the Grid
Midtown Leaders and Residents Dedicated to Public Safety

Jan 13, 2013

By Amelia McLear As a Midtown resident and homeowner, I have been following the news of the recent muggings and robberies in Midtown with great interest and attended the Midtown Public Safety meeting last week to learn more. Not surprisingly, the recent crimes (especially the 34-year-old woman who was shot after resisting a mugger)...

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