Community News Picks

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

The Sacramento Bee
Furloughs will shut down all Sacramento public libraries on March 30

Every Sacramento public library will be closed March 30 due to staff furloughs. In addition to the closure of all 28 public library locations, the library system's telephone information service also will not be in operation March 30. However, the l...

Sac History Happenings
Two rich collections of historic Sacramento photos, images and ephemera

Two rich collections of historic Sacramento photos, images and ephemera

In the art world, a "found object" is something that wasn't intended to be artistic, but can be appreciated as art in the right context. The same is true for artifacts that weren't intended to be historic, but in the...

Appeal Democrat
Counties facing inmate lawsuits

SACRAMENTO — California has spent billions of dollars and endured years of federal lawsuits to improve conditions in its state prisons, but the problems it has been trying to correct are now trickling down to local governments as county jails deal...

FOX40
Kids Mourn Loss of Mother Killed in Shooting

Mar 19, 2013
Kids Mourn Loss of Mother Killed in Shooting

stockton-momSTOCKTON-

Yvette Gutierrez was at a Stockton gathering on East Sonora Street with her mother Juanita Maldonado, 35, when she saw three men walk toward the home and open fire.

“I see he had a gun and when I saw …


Things to do in Sacramento and beyond
Where to buy Kendamas in Sacramento

Where to buy Kendamas in Sacramento

For anyone who spends time among young people, especially those of elementary school age, today's Living Here cover story probably came as no surprise. The article's about the local craze over Kendamas, a traditional Japanese toy that's become all th...

YubaNet.com
Nevada City Peace March – 10 Years Ago

Mar 19, 2013
Nevada City Peace March – 10 Years Ago

NEVADA CITY, Calif. March 19, 2013 - Ten years ago, people took the streets of Nevada City to protest the start of the Iraq War. It was the largest impromptu demonstration ever to take place in town. After blocking the intersection of Broad and Pine fo...

The Sacramento Bee
The Beat record store loses lease in Sacramento

The Beat record store loses lease in Sacramento

After 20 years at its midtown store, The Beat is trying to line up another site.The Beat, the independent Sacramento music store that has been a fixture at 17th and J streets for nearly 20 years, is looking for a new home. Beat owner Rob Faub...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Unified Schools to Discuss Budget, Labor Negotiations

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Mar 19, 2013
Elk Grove Unified Schools to Discuss Budget, Labor Negotiations

The Elk Grove Unified School District board of trustees will hear presentations tonight on next school year's budget and the progress of labor negotiations with district employees. Like many school district's statewide, the EGUSD was given a new...

Sac History Happenings
Califoria Museum opens 7th Annual Hall of Fame Exhibit

Califoria Museum opens 7th Annual Hall of Fame Exhibit

Established in 2006, the California Hall of Fame honors "legendary people who embody California's innovative spirit and have made their mark on history." Inductees are chosen from all fields of endeavor, including the arts, business, sports, academia and government. The...

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FOX40
Van Crashes into Stockton Home

Mar 19, 2013
Van Crashes into Stockton Home

BreakingNewsSTOCKTON -

A van crashed into a house in Stockton early Tuesday morning.

The house is on North El Dorado Street, just north of Ponce De Leon Avenue.

FOX40 has a crew on the way, and will update FOX40.com as …


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