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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Elk Grove Unified welcomes new superintendent, Christopher Hoffman

Elk Grove Unified welcomes new superintendent, Christopher Hoffman

The gathering in the Valley High School library Wednesday to welcome Elk Grove Unified’s new superintendent, Christopher Hoffman, had the feel of a homecoming rally.


Elk Grove Unified’s new superintendent, Christopher Hoffman, talks to district officials Elizabeth Graswich, left, and Donna Cherry at the event welcoming Hoffman back to the...

Chamber music flows ‘Along the Danube’

Mention Danube and violins, and a familiar waltz immediately comes to mind.

To Bill Barbini, the Danube represents a lot more than Johann Strauss’ greatest hit. The European river that inspired Strauss’ lilting “By the Beautiful Blue Danube” also ties together many other classical composers.

“Follow the Danube...

Despite King fire, Tahoe air show will go on – with free admission

Lake in the Sky Air Show officials are offering free admission to attract people to Saturday’s 25th annual event as smoke from the King fire invades the Tahoe Basin.

King Fire affects hydroelectric facilities, recreation areas

King Fire affects hydroelectric facilities, recreation areas

The King Fire has damaged a number of power generation systems connected to Sierra reservoirs, but utility officials still don't know how bad it is. Treasured public recreation areas at Stumpy Meadows Reservoir and the Rubicon River canyon may also hav...

Live blog: Follow fight to control the King fire

Follow our live blog to see how the fight is going to contain and control the King fire ravaging the Sierra Nevada.

Percussionist John Santos drums up interest in Afro Latin Jazz

Percussionist and band leader John Santos still considers himself a student of the drum even as most consider him a master.

Santos, 59, was born and raised in San Francisco’s Mission District and now lives in the East Bay, but he has traveled the world researching the...

Exquisite Corps, Cave Women offer new records

Exquisite Corps and Cave Women – two of the Sacramento pop music scene’s most sophisticated groups – are releasing new records and putting on shows to celebrate them.

Exquisite Corps will mark the release of its second album, “Vignettes,” Saturday night Sept. 20 at Sacramento’s Witch Room. Cave Women’s EP...

Sacramento weather change may bring smoke into valley, chance of rain

Sacramento weather change may bring smoke into valley, chance of rain

There’s a slight chance of showers predicted for Thursday in Sacramento but the more ominous part of the forecast for Sacramento is a possible change that could bring smoke into the valley on Friday.



Firefighters dig in for the long haul against El Dorado’s King fire

Firefighters dig in for the long haul against El Dorado’s King fire

A ravenous wildfire in El Dorado County devoured swaths of forested terrain for a fifth day Wednesday, leaving nearly 2,200 residents displaced as fire crews battled to protect homes, lives and a major thoroughfare. Cal Fire strike crews battle th...

UC Davis enters into $12 million partnership with Chile

The University of California, Davis announced today that it is expanding its long-standing partnership with the Chilean government with the creation of a $12 million life science center.

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