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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This baked white fish is healthy and tasty, too

Here’s the thing about baked white fish, such as haddock or cod: We know we should eat more of it because it’s such a healthy choice. Trouble is, we also know that most baked white fish is dry and tasteless.

And I speak from experience. I hate to throw my...

The Mailbox: A reader request for cookies with coconut

Soft macaroons

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Makes about 6 dozen

Fran Rider of Carmichael likes to make a variety of cookies to give to friends and family at Christmas. She was looking for cookie recipes that call...

Dried beans are worth the extra effort

I didn’t appreciate the numerous lovable qualities of dried beans until my college years, when I was living on my own in a house with several other women, all of us strapped for cash. As soon as we discovered that beans are a tasty, economical and nutrient-rich alternative to animal-based protein, they began turning...

Three-foot buffer law for cyclists now in effect

As of Tuesday, California law requires drivers to give cyclists 36 inches of elbow room or face citation. But Sacramento area law enforcement officials said they don’t expect the new statute to produce a bout of ticket writing.

Sacramento police and local California Highway Patrol representatives said they plan a case-by-case...

Elk Grove school district names Hoffman as new superintendent

Elk Grove Unified School District’s board voted unanimously Tuesday evening to hire a local resident and Valley High School graduate as its new superintendent.

Valley elderberry beetle to remain a protected species

Federal officials have changed their minds about the Valley elderberry longhorn beetle: It will remain protected by the Endangered Species Act. The decision is a disappointment to developers and flood-control agencies, which had hoped to avoid the expe...

Folsom police: Citizen’s tip leads to recovery of stolen church property

Folsom police: Citizen’s tip leads to recovery of stolen church property

Folsom police say information provided by a citizen led to the recovery of church audio and visual equipment reported stolen last week, along with other stolen property, guns and drugs. Folsom police displayed weapons found at the Carmichael home ...

Davis biotech firm hit with shareholder suits following internal probe

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. of Davis has been hit with at least four shareholder lawsuits since announcing it has launched an internal investigation into its finances.

New California cycling law goes into effect

The California Highway Patrol points out that the new state law requiring drivers to give cyclists 3 feet of space when passing goes into effect today.

If drivers don’t have 3 feet of space to give, they must slow and pass when no danger is present, the CHP said.

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King wildfire in El Dorado County grows; progress made on blaze near Weed

King wildfire in El Dorado County grows; progress made on blaze near Weed

The King fire is burning near the south fork of the American River. People in a Pollock Pines gas station parking lot watch as a large smoke plume billows from the King fire in El Dorado County as it continues to spread and burn through dry condit...

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