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Girls on the Grid
Attention Sacramento Animal Lovers and All-Around Do-Gooders

Jul 18, 2014

By contributors: Alicia Lewis and Lauren Kimzey Feel like earning some extra karma credits? The Wild Life Center Association (WCA) is in desperate need of your time and money. The organization has fallen on hard times recently and lacks the necessary funding to sustain its vital operations after August 31st. The Wildlife Care Association...

YubaNet.com
Lightning Map: 2,417 Lightning strikes hit Sierra Nevada

Jul 18, 2014
Lightning Map: 2,417 Lightning strikes hit Sierra Nevada

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Cowtown Eats
For one day only, Uber will deliver ice cream to your home or office for a fee

Jul 18, 2014

Uber, an app where you can get a ride in a town car, SUV, or via somebody's newish personal car, is expanding into ice cream for one day only. Today, between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., fire up the app...

TechWire
No Evidence California Cellphone Ban Decreased Traffic Accidents

Jul 18, 2014

The study, published in the journal Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, examined the number of daily car accidents in Calif. in the six months preceding and the six months after the state adopted the ban. The post No Evidence Californi...

Girls on the Grid
Commentary: A Ladies Home Guide to Manners and Commerce

Jul 18, 2014

By LAUREN COLE NORTON I was chatting with some punters outside a show I was running in Davis, enjoying a blast of cool air, when a man, probably in his mid-thirties, said to me: “It was enough you were pretty, but you seem to have ideas too.” Now this is a sentence I can’t ever...

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The Sacramento Bee
Temperatures in the 90s forecast for Sacramento

Temperatures in the 90s forecast for Sacramento

Pleasant weather over the weekend is forecast for the Sacramento region as the area settles into a stretch of days in the low 90s. Jemarion Loharsingh, 9, is squirted with a garden hose in his yard near Broadway and Muir Way as the temperature ris...

FOX40
Flames Engulf Repair Shop, Threaten Substation

Jul 18, 2014
Flames Engulf Repair Shop, Threaten Substation

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Flames spewing from a structure in Sacramento summon three alarms this morning, crews able to contain the fire to a single independent Porsche repair shop on 34th and Stockton Blvd. The fire, starting around 4:15 a.m. this morning, had …


FOX40
Placer County at High Risk For Fire

Jul 18, 2014
Placer County at High Risk For Fire

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The season’s dry weather, compounded by one of the worst droughts in California history, has Cal-Fire spokesperson Lynn Tolmachoff reminding Placer County residents

that what they do to their yards now can help prevent a devastating fire.

Cal- Fire …


Davis Vanguard
Defendants Reject Plea, Fourth Trial Set in Gang Case

Jul 18, 2014
Defendants Reject Plea, Fourth Trial Set in Gang Case

by Antoinnette Borbon  The courtroom packed with family and friends of the four young Hispanic men, waited anxiously to hear the decision on plea offer. Attorneys, Jeff Raven, Keith Staton, Bob Spangler and Ava Landers, would express to the court that their clients were rejecting the plea deal offered by DDA Robin Johnson. The...

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Sacramento Connect
Commentary: Drought Crisis Needs to Be Taken Seriously

Jul 18, 2014
Commentary: Drought Crisis Needs to Be Taken Seriously

        A roundup of posts and articles about the 2014 California drought.

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