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Commentary: Options Exist if Supervisors Don’t Put Preschool Measure on the Ballot

Jun 21, 2016
Commentary:  Options Exist if Supervisors Don’t Put Preschool Measure on the Ballot

Today may be decision day for the board of Supervisors on a half to quarter-cent sales tax measure that might fund a program to increase preschool access and affordability.  But the general tax requires four votes and there is a growing belief that both Supervisor Matt Rexroad and Oscar Villegas will oppose the measure....

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NorCal Tennis Czar
Bay Area’s Novikov wins in Wimbledon qualifying

Jun 21, 2016
Bay Area’s Novikov wins in Wimbledon qualifying

Dennis Novikov awaits a serve in the first round of doubles in lastyear's U.S. Open. Photo by Paul Bauman   No. 28 seed Dennis Novikov of Milpitas in the San Francisco Bay Area defeated British wild card Lloyd Glasspool 6-2, 7-5 on Monday in ...

NorCal Tennis Czar
Campana beats Volynets to reach Sectional girls 18 final

Jun 20, 2016

   No. 4 seed Carolyn Campana of Hillsborough defeated No. 2 Katie Volynets of Walnut Creek 6-2, 6-3 on Monday at UC Santa Cruz to reach the girls 18 final in the NorCal Junior Sectional Championships.    Campana is ranked 33rd nati...

The State Hornet
Dalai Lama urges compassion in address to lawmakers

Jun 20, 2016

The Dalai Lama spoke about the need for all people to get in touch with the values of love and compassion during his first time addressing the California State Legislature on Monday.

California Rice Commission
Green and Growing

The green rice fields in the Sacramento Valley are a happy sight for growers and residents.

Sacramento365
Start Off Your Summer With These Sacramento Events!

Jun 20, 2016
Start Off Your Summer With These Sacramento Events!



Enjoy all-you-can-eat Crystal ice cream with Shakespeare and enchanting fairies this Saturday night! (Photo courtesy of Fairytale Town.)

Looking for things to do this weekend in the region? Sacramento365.com has you covered! Take a look at its Top 6 Events list below to kick off your Sacramento summer!

 

 

 

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YubaNet.com
Groups Call for Federal Investigation of Utah Plan to Finance Oakland coal Export Terminal

Jun 20, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY, June 20, 2016 - Conservation, health, and good government groups today sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch calling for a formal investigation into potential legal and ethical violations in Utah’s extraordinary $53 million taxpayer-funded loan to build a deepwater terminal in Oakland, Calif., to export coal.

The letter, which...

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YubaNet.com
Grand Canyon Transforming into Game Farm for Hybrid Bison

Jun 20, 2016

Washington, DC June 20, 2016 - Grand Canyon National Park is acting in partnership with the Arizona game agency to expand hunting of hybridized bison inside the park, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). The plan, outlined in a new Park Service report, would permanently maintain a cattalo herd inside the...

YubaNet.com
Cal OES Director Secures Fire Management Assistance Grant to Assist in Battling Border Fire

Jun 20, 2016

June 20, 2016 - California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services Director Mark Ghilarducci secured a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help ensure the availability of vital resources to suppress the ‘Border’ Fire impacting San Diego County. The FMAG also enables local, state and tribal agencies to...

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Game to 100
Better to develop a new skill than curse the darkness

Jun 20, 2016

“When is the last time you improved at anything?” That question hit home when I read it in a recent New York Times article on aging. Writer Gerald Marzorati clarified that he was talking about improving at a demanding skill … Continue reading

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