Business

Placer County Online
Placer cannabis ordinance would allow limited cultivation for personal use, ban commercial cannabis activities

Nov 22, 2016

Limited cultivation, both indoors and outdoors, of cannabis for personal use will be allowed in unincorporated areas of Placer County under a new ordinance introduced today by the Placer County Board of Supervisors. The ordinance was introduced by a vote of 4-0; District 5 Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery was absent. The ordinance requires two readings...

California Rice Commission
Mud and Rice Harvest, not a great mix

Mud and Rice Harvest, not a great mix

The end of rice harvest season proved among the most challenging in years.

Read Tim Johnson’s Blog

Foothill Agrarian
Renewing Community

Nov 19, 2016
Renewing Community

This has been a week of travel and of meetings for me. It's also been a week of talking about predators and ranching. On Thursday, I participated in a meeting of the UC Ag and Natural Resources Wildlife Work Group at Davis. On Friday, I traveled to Qui...

California Rice Commission
Finally, the Finish

A late and labor intensive rice harvest wraps up for grower Mike DeWit.

AutoGlo
Elantra’s seven speeds, dual clutch = fuel savings

Nov 16, 2016
Elantra’s seven speeds, dual clutch = fuel savings

A menu of Mark Glover’s AutoGlo car reviews can be seen on the Business page of The Sacramento Bee’s website  www.sacbee.com/news/business/article4005306.html



Sacramento, California – The all-new-for-2017 Hyundai Elantra Eco sedan is a nicely priced compact car that surprises you with a long list of perks that you might not have guessed when first glancing at the...

AutoGlo
VW’s Dune droptop is a peppy, cool-retro Beetle

Nov 9, 2016
VW’s Dune droptop is a peppy, cool-retro Beetle

Mark Glover’s AutoGlo reviews of the latest motor vehicle models also can be seen on The Sacramento Bee’s website at www.sacbee.com/news/business/article4005306.html



This review first appeared in the October 2016 edition of the Northern & Central California Cruisin’ News published out of Folsom, California – mg


Sacramento, California Over the years, I’ve driven so many variations of the Volkswagen Beetle that...

Placer County Online
Supervisors look to allow limited outdoor and indoor cultivation of medical cannabis in Placer County

Nov 8, 2016

Limited outdoor cultivation of medical cannabis in Placer County for personal use may also be allowed in an anticipated ordinance following a discussion of next steps for cannabis regulation at the county board of supervisors meeting today. Following months of extensive public engagement, the board in June directed county staff to develop an ordinance...

AutoGlo
Maserati Ghibli sedan reviewed in latest Cruisin’ News

Nov 7, 2016

Check out my review of the 2016 Maserati Ghibli sedan in the latest, November 2016, edition of the Northern & Central California Cruisin’ News, published out of Folsom, California, by John Sweeney and Evonne Sotelo.

The “Hot Laps” reviews, along with my "Oil Drips" observations on anything with wheels, appear monthly in the publication.

To subscribe to the Cruisin’...

AutoGlo
Pathfinder road trip warrior gets better with age

Nov 3, 2016
Pathfinder road trip warrior gets better with age

A menu of Mark Glover’s AutoGlo car reviews can be seen on the Business page of The Sacramento Bee’s website  www.sacbee.com/news/business/article4005306.html



Sacramento, California – Two years removed from reviewing the Nissan Pathfinder, I found much to like in the extensively reworked-for-2017 version of the venerable road trip warrior.


The tested SL 4WD version of the sport-utility vehicle...

Foothill Agrarian
Earning their keep: More on livestock guardian animals

Oct 31, 2016
Earning their keep: More on livestock guardian animals

Over the last 12 months, I've posted several essays about our commitment to - and experience with - nonlethal predator protection tools. Livestock guardian animals (mostly dogs, but also llamas) has been the cornerstone of our system. Several recent lo...

Stay connected to Sacramento Connect

Follow Sacramento Connect on Twitter  Find Sacramento Connect on Facebook

Categories

  • Hot Topics (2)
  • Shopping (1058)
  • Top Stories (3614)