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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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Temps to hit 101 on Labor Day

Temps to hit 101 on Labor Day

September starts with a sizzle, then simmers below 100 for rest of the week. Sacramento artist Philip Davis works on his artwork during the Chalk It Up event at Fremont Park, Sunday August 31, 2014.

Placer County gets a new animal shelter

Placer County gets a new animal shelter

The Board of Supervisors last week unanimously approved a new $22.1 million state-of-the-art animal services center in north Auburn. The 36,657-square-foot facility, expected to open in 2016, will replace the county’s existing animal shelter, a small cinder- block building from 1975.



Placer County gets a new animal shelter

Placer County gets a new animal shelter

The Board of Supervisors last week unanimously approved a new $22.1 million state-of-the-art animal services center in north Auburn. The 36,657-square-foot facility, expected to open in 2016, will replace the county’s existing animal shelter, a small cinder- block building from 1975.



California Made in America show tunes up for day 2

With the first day of downtown Los Angeles' inaugural outdoor music festival in the books, the city tuned up for round two. The Budweiser Made in America concert resumed Sunday in Grand Park, with Kanye West, John Mayer and Weezer among the many ac...

Sacramento-area warm-up continues into Labor Day before cooling returns

Sacramento-area warm-up continues into Labor Day before cooling returns

High temperatures and a light breeze are in store for Sacramentans enjoying outdoor activities around town Sunday and Monday’s Labor Day holiday.


This NOAA satellite image shows an area of high pressure keeping skies clear over Northern California and much of the rest of the state. The system will help...

New SPCA program targets Sacramento’s ‘ground zero’ for stray pets

New SPCA program targets Sacramento’s ‘ground zero’ for stray pets

Sacramento animal agencies are knocking on doors in some of the area’s toughest neighborhoods, offering free or low-cost veterinary services to people in an effort to reduce the number of dogs and cats that end up in shelters.




Sunny skies in Sacramento for Labor Day weekend

Sunny skies in Sacramento for Labor Day weekend

Get ready for a sunny Labor Day weekend. Sue Lutz with "Fast At Fifty" Women's 50+ team comes out of the American River to cross the finish line during the 41st Annual Eppie's Great Race, Saturday, July 19, 2014, at River Bend Park.

Elk Grove volunteers put community into garden

Elk Grove volunteers put community into garden

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this garden continues to grow strong with its local support.



Judy Ludlow walks through the herb garden at Elk Grove Community Garden. The garden celebrates its 10th anniversary next week with a public event.

Historic Woodland ready for annual Stroll

There are benefits to being off the beaten path.

Richard Bellows cites location as key to the preservation of Woodland’s downtown, filled with buildings a century old or more.

“We’re not on Highway 99,” said Bellows, a local historian. “A lot of (central California) cities probably had mansions...

Roseville moves homeless charity after beating death

Roseville moves homeless charity after beating death

Shane Brand, a homeless veteran, knew the late Joseph “Joey” Graven as Googly Eyes. It was a nickname bestowed for Graven’s gentle spirit and good humor, even as he anxiously kept a knife close for protection.


Christina Mendoza, 51, gets doughnuts from Tom Battaglia, a volunteer with the nonprofit group...

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