Community News Picks

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

Cowtown Eats
Rick’s Dessert Diner to close Sunday and move to new location

Jul 18, 2014

Rick's Dessert Diner will say farewell to its K street location and move to a larger spot a block away on J street next week, reports Jamie Slater in Sactown Mag. The new location at 2401 J St. will nearly...

FOX40
Family of Slain Hostage Express Grief, Ask for Recordings of Stockton Chase

Jul 18, 2014
Family of Slain Hostage Express Grief, Ask for Recordings of Stockton Chase

STOCKTON-

The family of the hostage killed during a deadly chase and shootout are asking anyone with photos or video from the events that unfolded Wednesday to contact them.

Misty Holt-Singh was one of three hostages taken by three robbers …


The Sacramento Bee
Crash at Elk Grove car wash results in critical injuries

Cosumnes Fire Department personnel and Elk Grove police responded to a vehicle accident at a car wash that sent a person to the hospital in critical condition.

FOX40
Walmart Looking to Hire 300 for Roseville Store

Jul 18, 2014
Walmart Looking to Hire 300 for Roseville Store

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A store opening in Roseville soon is looking to hire 300 people, and is holding a hiring event Friday and Saturday.

Walmart has set up a hiring center at 106 North Sunrise in Roseville to work with applicants.

They …


Appeal Democrat
Law enforcement looking for man alleged to have sodomized another at gunpoint

Officials are searching for a man who allegedly sodomized another man at gunpoint in Loma Rica early Thursday morning.

YubaNet.com
Lightning Map: 2,417 Lightning strikes hit Sierra Nevada

Jul 18, 2014
Lightning Map: 2,417 Lightning strikes hit Sierra Nevada

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Cowtown Eats
For one day only, Uber will deliver ice cream to your home or office for a fee

Jul 18, 2014

Uber, an app where you can get a ride in a town car, SUV, or via somebody's newish personal car, is expanding into ice cream for one day only. Today, between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., fire up the app...

TechWire
No Evidence California Cellphone Ban Decreased Traffic Accidents

Jul 18, 2014

The study, published in the journal Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, examined the number of daily car accidents in Calif. in the six months preceding and the six months after the state adopted the ban. The post No Evidence Californi...

The Sacramento Bee
Temperatures in the 90s forecast for Sacramento

Temperatures in the 90s forecast for Sacramento

Pleasant weather over the weekend is forecast for the Sacramento region as the area settles into a stretch of days in the low 90s. Jemarion Loharsingh, 9, is squirted with a garden hose in his yard near Broadway and Muir Way as the temperature ris...

FOX40
Flames Engulf Repair Shop, Threaten Substation

Jul 18, 2014
Flames Engulf Repair Shop, Threaten Substation

SACRAMENTO-

Flames spewing from a structure in Sacramento summon three alarms this morning, crews able to contain the fire to a single independent Porsche repair shop on 34th and Stockton Blvd. The fire, starting around 4:15 a.m. this morning, had …


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