Community News Picks

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

Cowtown Eats
Free Sea Salt Caramel Mocha with Purchase at Peet’s Coffee Thru Monday

Nov 7, 2013

As is their practice, when they launch a new drunk, Peet's Coffee gives away a sample to try to get you hooked on their new drinks. With their new Sea Salt Caramel Mocha, they haven't changed their playbook. Peet's Coffee...

Sac History Happenings
History doc: Most don’t believe official report on JFK assassination

During the 50 years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, more than 300 distinctly different conspiracy theories have been proposed to explain what "really" happened.

The Sac Rag
Sacramento actress Greta Gerwig stars in Arcade Fire’s “Afterlife” video

Nov 7, 2013

Sacramento’s own Greta Gerwig stars in this video for Arcade Fire’s “Afterlife,” directed by Spike Jonze live at the YouTube Music Awards which are a thing now. As with most of the tracks on “Reflektor,” it gets pretty epic at … Continue reading

FOX40
Senior Sweatshirt Roman Numerals Confused with Gang Sign

Nov 7, 2013

ELK GROVE-

Gang colors and insignia are usually forbidden by campus dress codes, but these days in Elk Grove at least one notorious symbol is on display – inadvertently.

“I just don’t think it’s that important to be worried about,” …


The California Aggie
UC Davis Police Departments donates cameras to Tipsy Taxi

Nov 7, 2013

Tipsy Taxi, a subsidized unit of ASUCD, plans to install cameras into its vehicles by Winter Quarter 2014. According to Jay Chou, director of Tipsy Taxi, the primary motive for pursuing camera installation is to ensure student safety and to reduce Tipsy Taxi liability. “When our drivers are out there driving Tipsy Taxi vehicles,...

The California Aggie
Memorial Union Unitrans terminal in Davis to be renovated in spring

Nov 7, 2013

Regular Unitrans commuters can expect to see a new, modernized Memorial Union (MU) terminal come fall of 2014, following construction and renovation due to start in the spring. Senior project manager Kurt Wengler invited attendees of an informational meeting to voice their opinions and concerns about the project on Oct. 30. Plans to renovate...

The California Aggie
UC Davis frat house arson attempt investigation continues

Nov 7, 2013

The Davis Police are still investigating an arson attempt at a West Davis fraternity house, Kappa Sigma, on Nov. 3. The arson fire was set around 1 a.m. on Sunday according to Lt. Glen Glasgow of the Davis Police Department (DPD). An unknown suspect or suspects started a natural gas leak and set fire...

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Cowtown Eats
How Foundation Owners Went from ‘Screw You’ to a New Restaurant

Nov 6, 2013

While I haven't had the chance to check out Foundation yet, the restaurant that replaced 4th Street Grill, I've heard a lot of good buzz about the place. But to get up and running, the new restaurant had its share...

Cowtown Eats
$10 for $5 at Starbucks via Groupon

Nov 6, 2013

Let's face it. Even the most ardent fans of third wave coffee go to Starbucks once in a while. Maybe it's while you're traveling, or maybe it's with a group of people. Or maybe Starbucks is the closest coffee place...

Sac History Happenings
Zapruder film: Images as history, pre-smartphone

Zapruder film: Images as history, pre-smartphone

If anything of consequence occurs in this era of smartphones and multi-G wireless networks, a horde of "citizen journalists" will doubtless be on hand to capture and broadcast the sights and sounds. But of hundreds of witnesses in Dallas's Dealey Plaza...

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