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YubaNet.com
Inside Calif. juvenile hall, rare glimpse at solitary confinement cells

Apr 20, 2014

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. April 17, 2014 – Although solitary confinement for extended periods is considered one of the most psychologically damaging forms of punishment – particularly for teenagers – no one knows how many juveniles are held alone in cells in California.

Neither the state nor the federal government requires juvenile halls to report their...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: What Darrell Corti Thinks is Wrong With Italian Food in America

Apr 20, 2014

Darrell Corti may be Sacramento's foremost expert on food. He's probably forgotten more about food just this year than I'll ever hope to know. In an interview with The Daily Meal, he gives his opinion on what's wrong with Italian...

East Sacramento Preservation
Video: East Sacramento residents reject McKinley Village

East Sacramento and Midtown residents come together to reject the McKinley Village project as proposed. It’s not smart growth, it will hurt our schools, clog our streets with traffic, lacks retail and has no public transportation. East Sacramento Preservation opposes … Continue reading

Foods for the Soul
Skinny Chocolate Peanut Butter Frappuccino

Apr 20, 2014
Skinny Chocolate Peanut Butter Frappuccino

A sweet guilt-free frappuccino that tastes like a Reese’s peanut butter cup! With this much flavor, you’ll never believe it’s lightened up & skinny!     With Mom away on travel this past weekend and my guy arranging plans with his old college buddies, Dad and I decided it was time for another baseball...

FOX40
Commuters Gear Up for Fix50 Kickoff

Apr 20, 2014

SACRAMENTO-

It’s just two days away from Fix50’s stage one. While that commute is expected to be slow, Caltrans is offering alternative routes for drivers looking to completely avoid it.

Traffic in the area is going to back up, so …


Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Should churches be taxed because of increased political involvement?

Editor’s note: I’ve been wondering more and more about this issue, based on what I’m observing in politics. It goes back to the days when John Stoos used to comment on this blog in overt political ways, but it has … Continue reading

FOX40
Robbery at Bel-Air Super Market

Apr 20, 2014

SACRAMENTO-

A late-night robbery at a grocery store scared several Easter weekend shoppers.

At around 10:40 pm Saturday, three masked men entered Bel Air Supermarket on Fruitridge Road, demanding money. Sacramento Police said two of the men were wielding guns.…


YubaNet.com
Warm today, rain moving in late Monday

Apr 20, 2014
Warm today, rain moving in late Monday

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AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: Creek Week Strives to Engage Community in Arcade Creek Clean-up

Apr 20, 2014

On April 12th, 2014, local Sacramento environmental groups and plenty of volunteers joined forces at Creek Week to help pick up trash and remove invasive ...

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FOX40
Dog Mauled to Death by Pit Bull

Apr 19, 2014

A dog was mauled to death by a pit bull, and the pit bull’s owner refused to apologize to the dead dog’s owner. Rowena Shaddox reports on a dog that was mauled to death by a pit bull, and attempts …