Community News Picks

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

Sac History Happenings
Book explores the history of technology in California

Book explores the history of technology in California

A new collection of scholarly essays explores the intersection of the history of the American West with the history of U.S. technological achievement. Where Minds and Matters Meet considers the production of some of the region's greatest projects -- such...

Capitol Alert
AM Alert: Occupy Sacramento rallies behind homeless rights

Jan 3, 2013

VIDEO: Dan Walters says that the Legislative Analyst's Office's new book of facts about California should be required reading for the state's new legislators -- and maybe for people commenting

Davis Vanguard
Avis Purchases Zipcar: End of Car-Sharing Concept or Salvation for the Model?

Jan 3, 2013
Avis Purchases Zipcar: End of Car-Sharing Concept or Salvation for the Model?

Despite some early missteps by the city with regards to the Zipcar contract and heavy criticism in particular by a prominent columnist of the local newspaper, Zipcar has been a heavily successful car sharing program in the city of Davis. While initial...

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FOX40
A Citrus Heights police officer shot and killed a car thief suspect early Thursday morning

Jan 3, 2013
A Citrus Heights police officer shot and killed a car thief suspect early Thursday morning

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A Citrus Heights police officer feared for his life and shot and killed a suspect early Thursday morning.

Officer Bryan Fritsch says police responded to a call of a suspicious person at the Glen Alta Drive and …

Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
The rowdy Rahlves’ Banzai Tour returns to Tahoe in February and March

The rowdy Rahlves’ Banzai Tour returns to Tahoe in February and March

The Rahlves' Banzai Tour will make the same four stops as last year: Alpine Meadows, Kirkwood, Squaw Valley, and Sugar Bowl. The format is simple. Four people start together at the top of the mountain.  The first two down the ungr...

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Appeal Democrat
PG&E venting gas on Magnolia in Yuba County

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. will be venting natural gas along Magnolia Road in Yuba County today from a section of pipe being worked on. Work will not interrupt service to customers. The smell of natural gas and the sound of it venting may be...

Elk Grove News
Candidates for vacant Elk Grove City Council seat to square off this Saturday

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Jan 2, 2013

Seven seek Davis' vacated postion

With a vacancy to fill on the Elk Grove City Council, a special forum will be held this Saturday night for the seven individuals vying for appointment.

As a result of his election as Mayor, Gary Davis vacated the District 4 seat he occupied since 2006 last...

FOX40
Organizers release details about ‘Bacon Fest 2′ Jan. 20- 27

Jan 2, 2013
Organizers release details about ‘Bacon Fest 2′ Jan. 20- 27

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Organizers have announced the second-annual Bacon Fest in Sacramento.

The week-long celebration of the beloved cured pork snack kicks off Jan. 20 and ends Jan. 27.

More than 30 restaurants participate in this year’s event, including Hook & Ladder, …

FOX40
Sacramento’s Dine Downtown 2014 Includes Fundraising Effort

Jan 2, 2013
Sacramento’s Dine Downtown 2014 Includes Fundraising Effort

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Sacramento’s annual Dine Downtown week in January will see a $1 increase for the set menu, to benefit a food education  non-profit.

Dine Downtown will run from January 8th through 17th, and includes more than two …


From the Capitol
Gas prices going up in Sacramento

Jan 2, 2013

Sacramento gas prices had been on the decline, but that looks to be reversed. The Sacramento region gas prices are on the rise again. The average price of a gallon of regular gas is $3.46. A week ago it was $3.38 a gallon. The 8.4 cant increase is stil...

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