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Clinton-Trump debate had echo of “Battle of the Sexes”

Sep 28, 2016
Clinton-Trump debate had echo of “Battle of the Sexes”

The Clinton-Trump debate Monday evening reminded me of the 1973 “Battle of the Sexes” between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. In both events, a central question was this: Can a woman beat a man in a pressure-filled contest in … Continue reading

California Rice Commission
75 Years of Rice

As harvest begins, grower Dennis Lindberg reflects on his 75th consecutive rice crop.

NorCal Tennis Czar
Becker recalls ending Agassi’s career 10 years ago

Sep 28, 2016
Becker recalls ending Agassi’s career 10 years ago

Clouds obscure the Golden Gate Bridge near Tiburon. Photo by Paul Bauman   TIBURON, Calif. -- Before Benjamin Becker arrived at the U.S. Open last month, it never occurred to him that the tournament marked the 10th anniversary of his third-ro...

HealthyCal.org
Measure Taxing E Cigarettes, Tobacco Will go to Voters

Sep 27, 2016
Measure Taxing E Cigarettes, Tobacco Will go to Voters

By Robin Urevich

The burgeoning electronic cigarette industry is on the defensive in California this year as the debate over the devices moves to the November ballot. If approved by the voters, Prop 56 would levy hefty taxes on so-called vaping devices and add $2 per pack to the price of traditional tobacco burning cigarettes.

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VIDEO: WALKSacramento and Fruitridge Manor aims to improve neighborhood streets

Sep 27, 2016
VIDEO: WALKSacramento and Fruitridge Manor aims to improve neighborhood streets

WALKSacramento is teamed up with the Fruitridge Manor Neighborhood Association for a walk audit along Fruitridge Road on Saturday, September 17th from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm. This walk audit is promoting change for ped/bike safety and traffic speeds that is effecting local neighbors of the community.

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HealthyCal.org
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Allowing Fragile Children to Keep Doctors for 1 Year

Sep 27, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Sunday that will allow some of California’s most medically fragile children to keep the health services they rely on.

Senate Bill 586 aims to prevent potentially life-threatening disruptions in care while the state restructures California Children’s Services, a health program for children with certain chronic conditions,...

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Placer County Online
Plan to remove drought and bark beetle affected trees OK’d by supervisors

With an ever-growing number of drought-weakened trees dying from bark beetle infestation, the Placer County Board of Supervisors today approved a plan to remove hazardous trees that could damage or destroy county infrastructure. County staff has identified approximately 1,800 trees in need of immediate removal. With an estimate of $1,700 per tree, the total...

Placer County Online
Free medication take-back at 12 Placer County locations Oct. 22

Sep 27, 2016

A free medication take-back event will take place at 11 locations throughout western Placer County on Saturday, Oct. 22.  Take-back hours have changed from previous events: Gates will open at 9 a.m. and will close at 1 p.m. A take-back event will also be held in Tahoe City, hosted by the Placer County Sheriff’s...

Sean Ferguson’s Corner of the Universe
Mr. Church Will Head to Blu-ray and DVD on October 25th

Mr. Church Will Head to Blu-ray and DVD on October 25th

Academy Award nominee Eddie Murphy (Best Supporting Actor, Dreamgirls, 2006) and Britt Robertson (Tomorrowland) star in the heart-warming film Mr. Church,arriving on Digital HD and On Demand October 21 and on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) October 25 from Codeblack Films and Lionsgate. Mr. Church tells the...

Elk Grove News
Stolen Vehicle Suspect Leads Elk Grove Police on Vehicle Pursuit, Ends With Crash

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Sep 27, 2016
Stolen Vehicle Suspect Leads Elk Grove Police on Vehicle Pursuit, Ends With Crash



September 27, 2016 |

An Elk Grove man was arrested yesterday after he led police on a pursuit in a stolen vehicle.

Early last evening Elk Grove Police observed a vehicle being driven near 2nd Avenue and Elk Grove Boulevard by 30-year old Brian Dale Wilson (pictured above) that had...

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