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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Happy tale: Tie, the train-racing pup, gets a home

Happy tale: Tie, the train-racing pup, gets a home

The dog that raced a New York commuter train has a new family.


In this April 8, 2014 photo provided by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, an MTA Police officier holds "Tie" on a leash at the Harlem 125th Metro North station in New York. The fleet-footed pooch is lucky...

Eclipse viewing favorable in Sacramento for ‘blood moon’

Eclipse viewing favorable in Sacramento for ‘blood moon’

Viewing for a total lunar eclipse should be good as the color of the moon changes in the night sky. FILE - This combination of Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011 photos shows the different stages of the moon during a lunar eclipse as seen from the Griffith O...

Warming trend in store for Sacramento region

Warming trend in store for Sacramento region

Expect more summer-like weather for the Sacramento region this week, although the mountains may get a few sprinkles toward the weekend. A large crowd attended the 100th annual Picnic Day at UC Davis in Davis on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Wheels back on for derby days

Wheels back on for derby days

Soap box derby competitor Alejandro Noche, 9, above, of Lincoln concentrates before a race Sunday in Elk Grove. At right, David Stagnaro checks on Jeremy Johnston, 11, as he and Wyatt Coffing, 10, square off for their race. Below right, Miranda Ricks, 12, in front, competes with Amanda McVey, 11. Community organizers brought the...

‘Captain Underpants’ doesn’t sit well with some

The potty humor of "Captain Underpants" children's books and the mature exploration of race and family violence by Nobel laureate Toni Morrison in "The Bluest Eye" would seem to have little in common.

But among some parents, educators and other members of the general public who worry about what books are...

Warming trend in store for Sacramento region

Warming trend in store for Sacramento region

Expect more summer-like weather for the Sacramento region this week, although the mountains may get a few sprinkles toward the weekend. A large crowd attended the 100th annual Picnic Day at UC Davis in Davis on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Dutch bank comes to Roseville with a blend of the old and new

Dutch bank comes to Roseville with a blend of the old and new

Rabobank N.A. may be one of the biggest Sacramento-area companies most Sacramentans haven’t heard of. Owned by a Dutch parent company, Rabobank has become a leader in farm lending throughout California.


Walk inside Rabobank’s branch office on Roseville’s Douglas Boulevard, and you’ll find a vintage farm truck that serves as...

Prize-winning Chihuahua puppy stolen in Britain

Prize-winning Chihuahua puppy stolen in Britain

British police are appealing for help finding five stolen dogs, including a Chihuahua puppy that recently won a major prize at the prestigious Crufts competition. This undated family handout photo shows Valenchino Chihuahua Xena, who was named Bes...

World eats: Russian region dairy products delight

World eats: Russian region dairy products delight


Finished paskha shows the pattern of the cheesecloth that lined the mold, a flower pot.

Of all the offerings in markets that cater to the Greater Sacramento area’s Russian, Ukrainian and eastern European populations, dairy products are a highlight for quality and richness.

Sour cream, butter...

Orland FedEx driver was Elk Grove man; NTSB investigating if FedEx truck was on fire before collision

Orland FedEx driver was Elk Grove man; NTSB investigating if FedEx truck was on fire before collision

The driver of the FedEx truck that veered into a bus carrying high schoolers near Orland Thursday was a family man, sports fan and loved life, a family member told The Sacramento Bee on Saturday. Tim Evans, 32, of Elk Grove died on Interstate 5 Thursday, when the truck collided with a passenger bus.