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Koko the Gorilla Remembers Robin Williams

Aug 16, 2014
Koko the Gorilla Remembers Robin Williams

REDWOOD CITY, California—

Many famous individuals have been publicly sharing their greatest memories of Robin Williams, displaying the profound gift of joy that he brought to so many people. However, one of the tributes to his memory that is gaining …


Chronicles of Nothing
Photo booth props: What are they?

Photo booth props: What are they?

Have you ever been at a gathering and wished you had taken more pictures? If you’re like me, you have a hard time coming up with photo ideas. Enter photo booth props. These props vary from hats and boas to cut-outs of words. The first time I saw the concept was at some networking...

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Davis Vanguard
How to Help Your Trees Survive the Drought

Aug 16, 2014
How to Help Your Trees Survive the Drought

Tree Davis has put out an infographic about how to help your trees survive the drought. They write, “trees and water are both precious resources. Trees make our houses feel like home-they also improve property values, clean our water and air, and even make our streets safer and quieter. When we water wisely and...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Time to drop our contempt for “flat-landers” narrative

Time to drop our contempt for “flat-landers” narrative

More often than not, the public narrative from our western county is contempt for the lawmakers in Sacramento, contempt for “the Coast” and contempt for Democrats. We relish isolationism with our tea-party rhetoric and cries for a state of Jefferson. … Continue reading

Crazy for Crust
Over 80 Apple Recipes

Aug 16, 2014
Over 80 Apple Recipes

I know it’s still August, but like I said before, I’m in the mood for fall baking. Pumpkin, caramel, pie, cheesecake…and apple! If you love apples and apple desserts as much as I do, you need this list of recipes. From cakes to pie to cookies and candy to bars, this collection has an...

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Bones, Possibly Human, Found along Sacramento River

Aug 15, 2014
Bones, Possibly Human, Found along Sacramento River

WEST SACRAMENTO-

Bones and teeth were found Friday morning along the Sacramento River, and investigators believe the remains are human.

According to Yolo County Sheriff’s Captain Larry Cecchettini, “a few small bones and a couple of teeth” were found in …


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East Sacramento Preservation
East Sacramento Preservation supports fur and feathers

East Sacramento Preservation supports fur and feathers

Join the Front Street Shelter for our second annual benefit party of the year, Paws to Party!  No need to dress up, no ties or tight girdles, just a rip roaring soiree with good eats, libations and music that will … Continue reading

Bleed Black and Purple
Three exciting games on the Kings season schedule

Three exciting games on the Kings season schedule

By Dustin Bailey


The Sacramento Kings season schedule was released this week and the games that excite me the most this year, in order, are the season opener at home against the Warriors, a Dec. 11 matchup against the Rockets on TNT, and Nov. 2in Los Angeles against the...

Bamboo and More
The mysterious case of the prickly palo verde

The mysterious case of the prickly palo verde

My infatuation with the three palo verde trees in front of our house continues unabated. I love running my hands through the soft, delicate foliage.

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I did just a few days ago with the ‘Desert Museum’ palo verde (Parkinsonia...

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All Squared Up
Bunny Boy, a carroty quilt filled with fluff

Bunny Boy, a carroty quilt filled with fluff

Once in a while I surprise myself and exercise patience. I hold back. I wait. I don't barge ahead with no plan in view. Once in a great while.With this bunny themed quilt, patience paid off. I found a very adorable project piece at the thrift store - a...

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