Community News Picks

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

Sac History Happenings
Obituary: Sacramento photographer Tom Myers, 88, captured vivid images of the West

Obituary: Sacramento photographer Tom Myers, 88, captured vivid images of the West

Tom Myers, a Sacramento photographer whose vivid images of animals, places and people in California and the West have appeared in national magazines, books and on greeting cards, died April 7 of cancer, his family said. He was 88. Tom Myers

YubaNet.com
Truckee Police Department and Truckee Fire District Repond to House Explosion Caused by Drug Manufacturing

Apr 18, 2014
Truckee Police Department and Truckee Fire District Repond to House Explosion Caused by Drug Manufacturing

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The Sacramento Bee
Easter weather looks fine for church, egg hunts in Sacramento

Easter weather looks fine for church, egg hunts in Sacramento

Clear skies and warm temperatures are forecast for Easter Sunday. Isabella Keifer looks at an empty easter egg during the Spring Eggstravaganza at Fairytale Town on Sunday, March 31, 2013.

Davis Vanguard
Davis Man Convicted of Second Degree Murder in Elder-Abuse Case

Davis Man Convicted of Second Degree Murder in Elder-Abuse Case

It took a Yolo County jury little time to convict 53 year old James Mattos of second degree murder.  He was also found guilty of elder abuse likely to cause great bodily harm or death , and theft from an elder or dependent adult. The jury deliberated for approximately four hours before returning the...

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FOX40
Investigators: Erratic Driving Led to I-80 Crash

Apr 17, 2014

SACRAMENTO-

A Roseville woman and a young child were killed Thursday afternoon after apparently losing control along Interstate 80.

A second child, a 10-year-old girl, was sent to the hospital with serious injuries.

“In Placer County is where we first …


Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Sac Beer & Chili Festival is on Saturday

Apr 17, 2014

Have a hankering for chili? Or looking for a unique activity to do while the family's in town for Easter? How about the 3rd Annual Beer & Chili Festival at Fremont Park (16th & Q) on Saturday from 1 to...

FOX40
Park Coming to Empty Field after 6 Years of Planning

Apr 17, 2014

NATOMAS-

It is a peaceful area, surrounded by homes and working families, but one north Natomas neighborhood has not had much to look at other than an empty field that has become more of a nuisance.

“Right now it is …


Sac History Happenings
Big guns brought out to mark 1814 ‘Burning of Washington’

Big guns brought out to mark 1814 ‘Burning of Washington’

It was one of the dark hours in U.S. history. Two hundred years ago this summer, British soldiers overwhelmed American battalions, took the nation’s capital and burned the White House.


An engraving of "The Taking of the City of Washington... by the British Forces Under Major General Ross on August...

Sac History Happenings
First Lady to address graduating high schoolers in Topeka, Kan., on 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

First Lady to address graduating high schoolers in Topeka, Kan., on 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver a commencement address this year at an assembly of public high schools in Topeka, Kansas, to mark the 60th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case, Brown vs. Board of Education, the White House announc...

The Sacramento Bee
Music: Singer Katie Knipp headlines a fun show for a serious cause

Music: Singer Katie Knipp headlines a fun show for a serious cause


Katie Knipp headlines a benefit for cystic fibrosis research.

Sacramento singer-songwriter Katie Knipp is throwing a benefit concert for cystic fibrosis research for deeply personal reasons. But she’s not dour about it.

“I want to be positive on stage – I don’t want to put a damper...