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Amused By Books
Winners of March Review Book Giveaway!

Winners of March Review Book Giveaway!

Thank you to everyone who signed up to win in my March Review Book Giveaway! Using random.org the winners are:Mary who won Mr. Churchill's Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal!lag123 who won South of Superior by Ellen&nbsp...

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Elk Grove Sports Corner
David Freitas is a River Cat!

David Freitas is a River Cat!

We've known this for a little while, so did he, but on Friday the Oakland A's officially put former Elk Grove High School and Cosumnes River College catcher David Freitas on the roster of the Sacramento River Cats. So, for the first time since the s...

A Girl And Her Fork
Recipe: Crisp Chioggia beet and Fuji apple salad

Recipe: Crisp Chioggia beet and Fuji apple salad

Lately all the talk shows, magazines and public relations companies are all atwitter about local foods this and farm-to-table that, repeating those buzzwords over and over and over, until you just want to say, "Enough!". Especially for most of us ...

FOX40
Odd Smell Alerts Resident to Burglar

Apr 2, 2013
Odd Smell Alerts Resident to Burglar

SACRAMENTO—

Someone’s keen sense of smell apparently alerted them to an intruder burglarizing their home, police say.

Officers showed up at a home near 23rd Street and Hogan Drive a little after 7 p.m. Someone called to report a …


Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Northstar and Heavenly will expand summer activities

Northstar and Heavenly will expand summer activities

 Ritz-Carlton at Northstar Vail Resorts, owner of Northstar and Heavenly ski resorts have announced plans to increase summer activities at 6 of its resorts. The Colorado-based company plans to spend $25 million for these upgrades Some of the...

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FOX40
Parts of McKinley Park Being Auctioned off Tuesday Evening

Apr 2, 2013

EAST SACRAMENTO—

Interested in helping rebuild the McKinley Park playground? Organizers have scheduled an auction for Tuesday afternoon in order to raise funds for the new park.

Pieces of the old playground – like swings, slides and the car structure …


FOX40
Man Tries Stealing Boat from Stockton Marina

Apr 2, 2013
Man Tries Stealing Boat from Stockton Marina

STOCKTON—

A 41-year-old man was arrested Tuesday morning for trying to steal a boat from the Downtown Marina, police say.

Officers showed up at the marina near W Weber Avenue and N Van Buren Street just before 5:30 a.m. after …


Sac History Happenings
Shop tours and resumption of train rides at Railtown 1897

Shop tours and resumption of train rides at Railtown 1897

Excursion rides resume this Saturday at Railtown 1897 State Historic Park in Jamestown (Tuolumne County). Visitors will enjoy 45-minute, six-mile rides through the Sierra foothills pulled by vintage steam and diesel locomotives. The star of Railtown is Sierra No. 3,...

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Chic Little House
Choosing a Stain for Our Hardwoods

Apr 2, 2013
Choosing a Stain for Our Hardwoods

Just a few days ago I shared our first official tour of house with the drywall up, read more about home tour here. Since sharing our tour, the drywall was been completely tapped and textured. In case your a new reader to my blo...

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FOX40
Citrus Heights: Driver swerves to avoid animal and slams into tree

Apr 2, 2013
Citrus Heights: Driver swerves to avoid animal and slams into tree

CarIntoHomeCITRUS HEIGHTS -

A driver slammed into a tree in front of a home early Tuesday morning in Citrus Heights, but it wasn’t because of speeding or DUI — it was because of an animal.

The driver said he saw …


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