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Fritz, 18, survives scare to gain Memphis semis

Feb 13, 2016
Fritz, 18, survives scare to gain Memphis semis

Taylor Fritz, serving en route to the title in the Fairfield,Calif., Challenger last October, edged Benjamin Becker6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (5) in the quarterfinals of the Memphis Open. Photo by Paul Bauman   Once again, Taylor Fritz wriggled his w...

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McDonald lifts UCLA in Men’s Team Indoors

Feb 13, 2016
McDonald lifts UCLA in Men’s Team Indoors

Mackenzie McDonald, a UCLA junior from Piedmont inthe San Francisco Bay Area, reached the semifinals of theTiburon Challenger and quarterfinals of the SacramentoChallenger last October. 2015 photo by Paul Bauman   Mackenzie McDonald, a junior...

The State Hornet
Candlelight vigil held to mourn Sac State student

Over 200 people attended a candlelight vigil on Friday night for Sacramento State student and former Marine, Brett Jones, who was killed in a car accident early Thursday morning.

Foothill Agrarian
Where has the magic gone? Thoughts on ranching, science and easy answers

Feb 12, 2016

In the last several years, I found that I’m becoming increasingly skeptical of easy answers and “magical” solutions when it comes to ranching.  The quick fix that will solve all of the challenges of raising sheep on rangeland seems elusive – whether it’s supposed to address economic, ecological or animal husbandry problems.  When I...

YubaNet.com
LA School District Passes Resolution Banning Immigration Agents From Campuses

Feb 12, 2016

Feb. 11, 2016 - In a unanimous vote earlier this week, the Los Angeles Unified School District adopted a resolution preventing ICE officials from stepping foot onto school property without prior permission.

Board members noted that while immigration agents haven’t attempted to detain any students, school officials wanted to reassure fearful Latino and immigrant students...

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Endangered Species Act Success: Channel Islands Foxes Determined Recovered

Feb 12, 2016
Endangered Species Act Success: Channel Islands Foxes Determined Recovered

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Sacramento Autorama kicks off three-day run today

Feb 12, 2016

The 66th Sacramento Autorama, featuring some of the West’s top automotive detailers and hundreds of colorful customized cars, kicks off its three-day run today at Cal Expo in Sacramento.

Some 500 vehicles will be in competition for top show awards.  In many cases, car owners have put thousands of hours into building, customizing and maintaining...

Sacramento Magazine
Sacramento Metro Chamber 2016

Feb 12, 2016


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BOE Considers Lowering Gasoline Excise Tax Rate for Third Year in a Row

Feb 12, 2016
BOE Considers Lowering Gasoline Excise Tax Rate for Third Year in a Row

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New Desert Monuments Protect Heritage, Open Space with Balanced Approach to Conservation

Feb 12, 2016

JOSHUA TREE, Calif. February 12, 2016 - The Conservation Lands Foundation welcomed President Obama’s planned designation of the Mojave Trails, Sand to Snow and Castle Mountains National Monuments in the California desert.

“The California desert is a remarkable area with one of the most diverse landscapes in our state, said Mariana Maguire, Southern California Associate...

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