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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Houston firm offers space flights for pet remains

A Houston company that already sends human remains out of this world will offer the same memorial space flights for four-legged loved ones.

Mother assaulted in Elk Grove home during robbery

An Elk Grove woman was struck in the face when a stranger entered her home just before 7:30a.m. Wednesday, ransacking her house and taking several possessions.

Small fire burning in remote Placer County

A small fire is burning in remote Placer County timber just north of Foresthill.

A trio of 101-degree days this week in Sacramento

A trifecta of 101-degree days is underway for Sacramento.

The Mailbox: Reader requests for muffins, salad dressing

Muffins just peachy

Ikeda’s Fruit Stand has some of the best muffins I’ve tasted, especially their peach muffins. They are moist with chunks of ripe, juicy peaches. Any chance someone has this recipe or one close?

Mary Ann Robinson, Davis

Emma’s dressing is...

For a party, tap into tapas

The idea of tapas, skewered pintxos (pronounced peen-chos) and the oh-so-appealing practice of late night sips and small plates on the patio is tailor-made for relaxed entertaining.

From the party host perspective, it can be a delightful level of commitment – or rather, noncommitment – as well. Chilled wine, fizzy cocktails,...

Chicken salad many ways

What color is your chicken salad? The option-happy dish enjoys year-round rotation but seems to come into its own in warm weather. With the right combination of ingredients – starting, say, with a rotisserie bird – you can skip cooking altogether.

Avoiding mayonnaise these days? Greek yogurt or mashed avocado can...

Elk Grove mayor pours cups for a cause

Elk Grove mayor pours cups for a cause

Ten percent of this coffee house’s profits go to Courage Worldwide, a Rocklin-based organization that provides shelter and aid to victims of sex trafficking and child prostitution. The shop’s slogan: “Drink great coffee. Change the world.”


Grace Coffee Roasters owner Gary Davis works inside his store Thursday.

Awash in zucchini? Try 10 fun ways to use it up

Zucchini bread is fine and all, but when you’re staring down a mountain of summer abundance, how much of it can you really eat?

Convinced we could find more – and more creative – ways to use up a bounty of zucchini, we decided to explore out-of-the-box ideas for summer’s...

Placer County Sheriff’s Office to host identity theft seminar

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a theft-prevention seminar on Aug. 25 to show the public how criminals gather information and how to prevent identity theft from happening to them, according to a news release from Placer County officials.

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