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Sac History Happenings
An American Cartoonist: History degrees and academic struggle, 1978-1999

An American Cartoonist: History degrees and academic struggle, 1978-1999

I noted with interest the other day the awarding of a second Pulitzer Prize for History to former UC Davis Professor Alan Taylor, now at the University of Virginia. It’s hard to win a Pulitzer. I was a finalist once, and I can assure you that winning one in editorial cartooning is a far...

YubaNet.com
Six California Sea Lions Killed at Bonneville Dam for Eating Fish

Apr 21, 2014

April 18, 2014 - This week, six California sea lions were killed at Bonneville Dam in the Columbia River simply for doing what comes naturally – eating fish. Under a permit issued by the National Marine Fisheries Service, the states of Oregon and Washington used lethal injections to kill these sea lions, who were...

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FOX40
TV Crew Filming Episode on Unsolved Elk Grove Double Murder

Apr 21, 2014
TV Crew Filming Episode on Unsolved Elk Grove Double Murder

ELK GROVE-

An unsolved double murder in Elk Grove three years ago is getting some media attention this week. Parts of Stockton Boulevard near Power Inn Road will be closed to allow a TV show crew to film.

The crew …


TechWire
What does Kim Kardashian have to do with state government? Ask Darrell Steinberg!

Apr 21, 2014
What does Kim Kardashian have to do with state government? Ask Darrell Steinberg!

What do Kim Kardashian, Twitter and California government have in common? Most people would struggle finding the link, but Sen. Darrell Steinberg had no trouble during Carlos Ramos’ senate confirmation... Read more »

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YubaNet.com
Cooler today, rain and snow possible in higher elevations tomorrow

Apr 21, 2014
Cooler today, rain and snow possible in higher elevations tomorrow

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Davis Vanguard
Defendant Alleges Illegal Search and Use of Force by Sheriff’s Deputies in Meth Arrest

Apr 21, 2014
Defendant Alleges Illegal Search and Use of Force by Sheriff’s Deputies in Meth Arrest

A Yolo County defendant, Chase Tinsley, was arrested in August of 2013 for possession of 0.06 grams of meth by Yolo County Sheriff’s Deputy Charles Hoyt.  The defendant alleges that Deputy Hoyt conducted an illegal search, and surveillance shows the deputy slamming an apparently compliant subject into the side of a bus stop. In...

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FOX40
Northern California Teen Survives Trip to Hawaii in Plane’s Wheel Well

Apr 21, 2014
Northern California Teen Survives Trip to Hawaii in Plane’s Wheel Well

MAUI, Hawaii (CNN)-

The first sign something was off was when the ground crew at Kahului Airport in Maui noticed a boy wandering the tarmac, dazed and confused.

The story he told officials was even more incredible.

The 16-year-old apparently


Girls on the Grid
Festival Girl

Apr 21, 2014
Festival Girl

by Leia Ostermann “I don’t know, think Woodstock.” That was the advice my boyfriend gave me one year ago when I asked him what to wear to my first music festival. Since I already owned floral pants, normally wore flowers in my hair, smelled like Patchuoli oil and considered Jerry Garcia to be a...

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East Sacramento Preservation
Community Meeting Regarding the McKinley Village Project April 21

Community Meeting Regarding the McKinley Village Project April 21

Community Meeting regarding the McKinley Village Project – April 21 Councilman Cohn invites you to a community meeting regarding the proposed McKinley Village project.  Hear from neighborhood leaders and Councilmember Cohn about their positions and learn more about the April … Continue reading

Sacramento Vegan
Vegan Options at SactoMoFo 7

Apr 20, 2014
Vegan Options at SactoMoFo 7

Mobile food trucks from Sacramento and other Northern California cities will gather under the freeway at Sixth and W on Saturday, April 26th, for SactoMoFo 7. Personally, I can't wait! I love having the opportunity to check out the vegan options offered at many of these food trucks. This year's...

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