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Sacramento Builders Rush to the Bay

Jan 3, 2014

San Francisco’s building boom creates local migration

Construction executive Paul Cunha bought a new car last year and has been rolling...

Comstocks
The Robots Are Coming

Jan 3, 2014

Technologies of tomorrow are making their way onto the crop fields of today

Society is confronted by four stubborn facts:

  • Fact 1)...

YubaNet.com
Legal Setbacks Slow California High-Speed Rail

Jan 3, 2014

January 3, 2014 - The biggest public works project in the country — high-speed rail between Los Angeles and San Francisco — is still on track despite several recent setbacks, California officials say. Other observers are increasingly concerned.

The $68 billion venture is the first of its kind in the United States, and its success...

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YubaNet.com
Natural Heritage Institute Hires Jerry Meral

Jan 3, 2014

January 3, 2014 - Many people have been speculating about where Jerry Meral, the controversial Deputy Secretary for Natural Resources who claimed "the Delta cannot be saved" in April 2013, would go to work after his retirement from state service on Dec...

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YubaNet.com
National Park Service Criticized for Shooting Deer at Rock Creek Park

Jan 3, 2014

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2014 – The National Park Service will resume using sharpshooters to cull deer at Rock Creek Park. The NPS has not released specific details about the timeline – only that sharpshooters will kill deer at night through the end of March, and that drivers may encounter temporary road closures during that...

Capitol Alert
AM Alert: New political spending legislation emerges in wake of Calderon scandal

Jan 3, 2014
AM Alert: New political spending legislation emerges in wake of Calderon scandal

The Legislature was in recess when revelations from the FBI's corruption investigation of state Sen. Ron Calderon, D-Montebello, hit in late October. With the new legislative year beginning Monday, lawmakers may be ready to deal with the fallout. Stat...

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Capitol Alert
Dan Walters Daily: Inside Capitol and out, groups push for new taxes

Jan 3, 2014

Dan asks whether 2014 will be the year to raise taxes in California? Have a question you'd like Dan to answer? Post it on our Facebook page. See other Dan Walters Daily clips here.

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California Stem Cell Report
Growing Stem Cells and Raising Cash in California

California's nearly 10-year-old effort to develop therapies from stem cells is riding a technology wave that some folks are saying will pick up considerable momentum this year.

That is good news for the state's $3 billion stem cell agency, the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine, which will run out of cash for new...

The State Hornet
Smith’s 24 points help Hornets cruise to their first Big Sky win

It doesn’t matter what role you play on Sacramento State’s women’s basketball team, you have a chance make an impact.



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FOX40
Truck Hits Fire Hydrant, Creates Sinkhole on Busy Street

Jan 2, 2014

CITRUS HEIGHTS

Crews are left to mop up several messy inches of mud after one of the Citrus Heights’ major arteries – Sunrise Boulevard – went from roadway to river Thursday.

A truck was trying to turn into Copperwood Square …


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