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HealthyCal.org
Fresh & Easy’s Demise: What Does it Mean for Food Access in California?

Jan 6, 2013

When news broke last month that British supermarket giant Tesco is getting ready to drop its Fresh & Easy grocery store chain, the announcement came as a blow to many nutrition advocates here in California. The chain had built a reputation for bri...

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HealthyCal.org
Foreclosures hollow out a community

Jan 6, 2013

By Jasmin Lopez On a sunny afternoon, as a handful of tourists participated in guided tours and marveled at the Watts Towers, a National Historic Landmark, 19-year-old Jeremiah Cotton stood among a group of young men nearby gathered around a broken-dow...

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FOX40
Video: Deadly weekend in Citrus Heights

Jan 6, 2013
Video: Deadly weekend in Citrus Heights

mcdonalds_shootingCITRUS HEIGHTS–

Family and friends are mourning the loss of 52 year old Jack Swaim after he was found dead just outside of his Citrus Heights home Saturday morning.

Police say Swaim was struck with an unknown object.

While police …


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FOX40
Video: Neighbors recount shotgun wielding suspect incident

Jan 6, 2013
Video: Neighbors recount shotgun wielding suspect incident

STOCKTON–

It started as a fight amongst family members on the 600 block of Cimarron Avenue.

“I heard people yelling down there, “’Why are you doing this to your son?’” neighbor Jim Stovall told FOX40. But then, Stovall says it …


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FOX40
Video: Local pastor travels to Newtown

Jan 6, 2013
Video: Local pastor travels to Newtown

CITRUS HEIGHTS–


Just seeing the words Sandy Hook Elementary and all the names of the victims brings an instant sadness to all of our hearts.

A pastor captured video from his trip. In it, you see victims names being erected …


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Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Perfect parings: ASiF Gallery now at Grass Valley Wine Co.

Perfect parings: ASiF Gallery now at Grass Valley Wine Co.

The year 2013 is full of promise for local art and wine businesses, Grass Valley Wine Company and the Artists’ Studio in the Foothills (ASiF) Gallery as they announce an exciting new relationship and ongoing collaboration featuring the finest artists and wineries of Nevada County. ASiF Gallery @ Grass Valley Wine Company will produce monthly...

Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Closure of Laundromat embodies plight of the other Davis

Jan 6, 2013
Commentary: Closure of Laundromat embodies plight of the other Davis

Last week end, the Vanguard ran a column on the other Davis.  Emerging within the comments of that column was a discussion of the loss of the Wash Mill Coin-Operated Laundromat. On Friday, the Vanguard ran a more detailed column on the closure of t...

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Appeal Democrat
Marysville business owners want IMAGE change

A rib cook-off is on the calendar. But that's just the start. For a small group of ambitious Marysville business owners, 2013 presents a wealth of potential changes. "We're trying to add six new events this year to Marysville," said Bruce...

Appeal Democrat
Yuba City goes mobile with app for residents

Streetlights go out, potholes pop up and developers and homeowners are bound to have code and permit questions. Communication and resolution doesn't always come clearly, however. Yuba City officials are looking for improved customer service...

Appeal Democrat
Harmony Health charity run gets colorful

As 15-year-old Olivia Guynes jogged along the Marysville levee on Saturday morning, she was surrounded by a crowd throwing blue powder at her from every angle. She loved it. "It was a lot of color; they just ganged up on me," the teenager said later....

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