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FOX40
Panhandler Attacked with Pipe and Robbed

May 15, 2013
Panhandler Attacked with Pipe and Robbed

STOCKTON—

A man panhandling near Martin Luther King Boulevard and American Street was assaulted and robbed Tuesday evening by three young men.

Police say that the man was approached by the three around 7:42 p.m. when one of them took …


Pretty Yummy Foods
Recipe: Spinach and walnut pesto

Recipe: Spinach and walnut pesto

Whether we are aware of it or not, we all practice our own food philosophies. Some of us are more stringent than others living committed vegan, vegetarian, or all organic lifestyles. A few of us are fueled by sugar, willing

FOX40
Spike Strips Help End South Sacramento Chase

May 15, 2013
Spike Strips Help End South Sacramento Chase

spikestripsSACRAMENTO COUNTY—

Sheriff’s deputies found themselves in a short pursuit in South Sacramento Wednesday morning.

A little before 3 a.m., deputies got a call of shots fired. Arriving at the scene, a patrol car was nearly clipped by another car.…


Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Nevada City kid’s effort to ban plastic bags is featured on nationally known environmental blog

Nevada City kid’s effort to ban plastic bags is featured on nationally known environmental blog

Editor’s note: This is cool! And it’s good visibility for our community. “You may have read about some hardworking, smart, and civic-minded students who, back in 2011 and 2012, fought to keep their local river park open. Fought and won, actually. Well, students from that same school, Grass Valley Charter in Grass Valley, Calif.,...

Sac History Happenings
Celebrate Spring at the Governor’s Mansion

Celebrate Spring at the Governor’s Mansion

The Governor's Mansion will celebrate its upgraded gardens with a special evening event to raise funds for operation and further restoration of the grounds. "A Garden Affair" will feature a self-guided tour of the gardens and historic buildings. Knowledgeable docents...

Girls on the Grid
Spring is Nature’s Way of Saying: “Let’s Party!”

May 14, 2013
Spring is Nature’s Way of Saying: “Let’s Party!”

By Chelsea Irvine Spring has majorly sprung in Midtown (and everywhere in California), and now is the time to get out there any enjoy the loveliness before it gets too hot to do anything but float in the pool. Spring is by far my favorite season, with the flowers in full bloom, farmer’s market...

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HealthyCal.org
Poor health care moving from prison to jails

May 14, 2013

By Mary Flynn California’s sweeping criminal justice reform plan, in place since October 2011, was meant to sharply reduce the state’s prison population. But the changes may have also had the unintended consequence of passing along the biggest p...

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FOX40
Aerojet Helping Develop Craft for Mars Mission

May 14, 2013
Aerojet Helping Develop Craft for Mars Mission

RANCHO CORDOVA-

The next step step towards a human mission to Mars has arrived: meet Orion, the spacecraft that is destined to eventually take humans to the red planet.

First, NASA has to make a few stops.

“We’re building a …


Appeal Democrat
Woman sues Yuba Sheriff’s Department for $500,000

An Olivehurst woman filed a $500,000 personal injury suit earlier this week against the Yuba County Sheriff's Department, claiming she was "violently attacked" by a bailiff, then denied food and medical treatment in jail. In a complaint filed Monday...

Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Tour of California travels to NorCal this Friday

Tour of California travels to NorCal this Friday

 Team Garmin photo. The Tour of California bike race normally starts in Northern California and travels south. This year they travel south to north. If you want to see some bike racing, Friday is when the show comes closer to home. Stage 6 of th...

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