The Sacramento Bee

The Sacramento Bee Founded in 1857, The Sacramento Bee is the flagship of the 30 daily and almost 50 non-daily newspapers owned by The McClatchy Company. The third-largest newspaper corporation in the country in terms of circulation, McClatchy prints more than 3.2 million papers each day, read by millions more all over the world via a covey of Web sites on the Internet. On February 3, 2007, The McClatchy Company and The Sacramento Bee celebrated their 150th Anniversary. Over the years, McClatchy-owned papers have won hundreds of journalism awards, including 73 Pulitzer Prizes. Of that number, 15 have been coveted Gold Medals for Public Service. The Sacramento Bee is the flagship newspaper of the McClatchy Co . and the largest paper in the region. Its location at 2100 Q St. was once the Buffalo Brewery and its namesake "Scoopy" was designed by Walt Disney. It was awarded its first Pulitzer Prize in 1935 for Public Service. Since that time, The Bee has won numerous awards, including four more Pulitzer Prizes, the most recent for feature photography in 2007. The Bee's circulation area covers the Northern Sacramento Valley and surrounding areas: south to Stockton, north to Redding, east to Reno and west to the San Francisco Bay Area. The Bee is available seven days a week both in print and online (e-edition). Read more: http://guide.sacbee.com/2006/12/04/3/history.html

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Roseville senior citizens can sign up for calls to assure well-being

Roseville senior citizens with disabilities or who are housebound can sign up for “You Are Not Alone,” a telephone reassurance program, to receive calls from Police Department volunteers to check on their well-being.

Pedestrian hit and killed by train in Davis

Pedestrian hit and killed by train in Davis

A pedestrian was killed when hit by a passenger train Tuesday morning in Davis. A Capitol Corridor train is seen in Sacramento in a photo from 2012. On Tuesday, pedestrian was hit by Amtrak Capitol Corridor train traveling westbound, operating bet...

Placer court looking for grand jury volunteers

Placer Superior Court is looking for citizen volunteers to serve on the 2014-15 Grand Jury.

State prosecutor: El Dorado County supervisor has ‘trouble following laws’

State prosecutor: El Dorado County supervisor has ‘trouble following laws’

A state prosecutor today opened the trial of El Dorado County Supervisor Ray Nutting by blasting him as a dishonest figure with “trouble following laws” routinely honored by other public officials.


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Lumber Liquidators opens store in Roseville

Virginia-based Lumber Liquidators, which bills itself as North America's largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring, has opened a new store in Roseville.

Lucey is tops in Iowa’s ‘Beautiful Bulldog’ event

Lucey is tops in Iowa’s ‘Beautiful Bulldog’ event

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Partly sunny skies forecast for Sacramento region on Tuesday

The forecast for today in the Sacramento region is for partly sunny skies and a high in the upper 60s.

Books: ‘The Bohemians’ looks Mark Twain’s literary development in California

Books: ‘The Bohemians’ looks Mark Twain’s literary development in California


Poet Ina Coolbrith was part of the circle of writing talent.

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Between the Lines: Fair Oaks teen talks about her self-published book

Between the Lines: Fair Oaks teen talks about her self-published book


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Film crew aims to help solve Elk Grove killings

Film crew aims to help solve Elk Grove killings

On the afternoon of March 4, 2011, Sikh grandfathers Surinder Singh and his friend Gurmej Atwal were taking a break from their daily walk along East Stockton Boulevard when they were shot. Singh, 67, died at the scene, while Atwal, 78, succumbed to his...