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Portions of the King Fire Re-Opens to the Public

Sep 30, 2014

Placerville, CA September 30, 2014 - Some popular recreation areas will be re-opened to the public on September 30, 2014, announced Forest Supervisor Laurence Crabtree. Recreation areas such as the Rubicon Jeep Trail, Wrights Lake, Desolation Wilderness and the east side of Ice House Road are open to the public. Some recreation...

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King Fire Fund Grants Nearly $30,000 to Local Nonprofits

Sep 30, 2014

Sacramento, Calif. September 30, 2014 - Nearly $30,000 was granted to local organizations from the newly created King Fire Fund, which was established by the Sacramento Region Community Foundation to provide support and future recovery efforts to those affected by the King Fire in El Dorado and Placer Counties.

Grants to the El Dorado Community...

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Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags

Sep 30, 2014

SACRAMENTO September 30, 2014 - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags – SB 270 – aligning state law with ordinances passed by a growing number of local governments in California to reduce plastic waste.

"This bill is a step in the right direction – it...

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Tahoe National Forest Lifts Fire Restrictions

Sep 30, 2014

Editor's Note: While most of the Tahoe National Forest is in the high country, lifting the restrictions sends the wrong message to the surrounding, lower areas. So please take heed and remember this: CAL FIRE continues to have a statewide burn ban. Ne...

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Rising temperatures today, breezy north winds tomorrow

Sep 30, 2014
Rising temperatures today, breezy north winds tomorrow

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National Science Foundation: Cause of California drought linked to climate change

Sep 30, 2014
National Science Foundation: Cause of California drought linked to climate change

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Dry Water Year 2014 Ends Tomorrow

Sep 29, 2014

SACRAMENTO September 29, 2014 - Water Year 2014, ending tomorrow, is going into the record books as one of California's driest ever with no promise that the new water year beginning Wednesday will be any wetter.

As the calendar turns after three years of drought, reservoirs are low, vast tracts of farmland lie fallow and...

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Bartender favorite Andrew Calisterio leaving Sacramento for Phoenix

Bartender favorite Andrew Calisterio leaving Sacramento for Phoenix

A profile of Andrew Calisterio was the Feast cover story back in August, showing how this talented 26-year-old bartender exemplified the latest generation of craft cocktailers in Sacramento.

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Proponents file legal challenge to ballot language for Measure S and motion to delay mailing ballots

Sep 29, 2014

NEVADA CITY, Calif. September 29, 2014 - Proponents of Nevada County's Measure S filed a challenge to the ballot language concerning measure S. Their petition seeks to change the ballot statement written by Nevada County for Measure S on the November 4th election ballot. They also request the court halt the mailing of the...

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National 2014 4-H Week Window Displays

Sep 29, 2014

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. September 29, 2014 - In celebration of National 4-H Week, community 4-H clubs in Nevada County decorate merchant windows in downtown Grass Valley. There are six displays depicting the theme of this years' event, "I am 4-H." Displ...

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