Community News Picks

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

Elk Grove News
Two Robbed at Gunpoint on Elk Grove Street, Suspects Get Away

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Apr 15, 2014
Two Robbed at Gunpoint on Elk Grove Street, Suspects Get Away


April 15, 2014 |

Two victims were robbed at gunpoint by three unknown suspects last night just after 8:30 on the 9300 block of Big Horn Boulevard.

Elk Grove Police report that the 17 and 18-year old male victims were walking on Big Horn when three unknown suspects approached them. Two...

Appetizers
SF Weekly recommends Sacramento’s cocktail scene

SF Weekly recommends Sacramento’s cocktail scene

The SF Weekly’s “drink of the week” column generally focuses on a single standout libation, or gives props to Bay Area bars with standout cocktail programs. But in the most recent case, the “drink of the week” went to an entire city - and that city is our own Sacramento.

YubaNet.com
Dry and warm today, breezy north winds tonight and tomorrow

Apr 15, 2014
Dry and warm today, breezy north winds tonight and tomorrow

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FOX40
Sacramento Search Crews Return from Washington Mudslide

Apr 14, 2014
Sacramento Search Crews Return from Washington Mudslide

Sacramento Search & Rescue Teams could Head to WashingtonSACRAMENTO-

The Sacramento Urban Search and Rescue team returned home late Monday night from the site of the Oso, Wash. mudslide.

The crew was in Washington for more than a week, searching through the 1.3-mile debris field.

Task Force 7 …

Sac History Happenings
102 years after Titanic sank, Davis resident writing about mother and grandparents’ survival

102 years after Titanic sank, Davis resident writing about mother and grandparents’ survival

Joan Pope Randall is piecing together letters and mementos of Anton, Louise and 4-year-old Louise Kink, Swiss emigrants believed by some Titanic scholars to be the only surviving family among third-class passengers who went down with the ship on April 15, 1912.


Joan Randall at her home in Davis. Her...

Cowtown Eats
Auburn’s Carpe Vino a ‘Truly Marvelous Restaurant’

Apr 14, 2014

Sac Bee restaurant critic Blair Anthony Robertson has found another restaurant to put into the highest tier of restaurants in the Sacramento region - Carpe Vino in Auburn. But here’s a chef, so talented and committed to his craft, whose...


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FOX40
Horse Rescuer Accused of Running Illegal Kennel

Apr 14, 2014

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Lynn Countryman has been in the spotlight because of her horses; some neighbors accuse her of neglecting them and now, Sacramento County Animal Control reveals she is also in trouble for having too many dogs on her property.…


FOX40
Sacramento Runners Organize Boston Memorial Run

Apr 14, 2014

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The Sacramento Running Association will host the first Marathon Memorial Run Tuesday, exactly one year after the Boston Marathon — an event Hannah Schmidt of Elk Grove remembers in vivid detail.

Then just 18, the Simpson College student tells …


Sac History Happenings
UC Davis professor repeats history with Pulitzer

UC Davis professor repeats history with Pulitzer

The first time historian Alan Taylor won a Pulitzer Prize, he had just returned to his office at the University of California, Davis from a tennis match when the telephone started ringing with congratulations and interview requests.


This undated image released by W. W. Norton & Company shows Alan Taylor,...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Sac Bee and S.F. Chronicle were finalists for a Pulitzer Prize

Congratulations to the Sacramento Bee and San Francisco Chronicle, which were both finalists for a Pulitzer Prize this year. •Investigative Reporting Cynthia Hubert and Phillip Reese of The Sacramento Bee For their probe of a Las Vegas mental hospital that … Continue reading



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