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  • Marcos Breton: New shooting range startles neighbors in Rancho Cordova
    published on Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:05:49 GMT
    Less than 1,000 feet from a high school garden where Waldorf School kids learn about nature and severely disabled kids get some fresh air, a huge indoor shooting range is under construction and set to open soon....
  • It's time for school, but don't forget the importance of playtime
    published on Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    The new school year is an exciting time as parents, teachers and administrators try to ensure children succeed in the classroom....
  • Editorial: Banda needs to hit ground running as school opens
    published on Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    José L. Banda faces his first big challenge as the leader of Sacramento City Unified schools on Tuesday when the district welcomes back students for a new school year....
  • The Buzz: California artist chosen to paint Hillary Clinton portrait
    published on Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    With longtime Senate Secretary Greg Schmidt planning to retire in October, senators on Friday unanimously elected veteran Capitol staff member Danny Alvarez to the top administrative position in the upper house....
  • Vallejo High School football falls to Natomas in 2014 debut
    published on Sun, 31 Aug 2014 06:45:38 GMT
    Vallejo High quarterback Arthur Hayes runs out of the grasp of Natomas' Carl Dixon as he runs in for the first touchdown of the season for the newly re-named Redhawks at Corbus Field....
  • Internal Affairs:
    published on Sun, 31 Aug 2014 04:31:45 GMT
    Not a whole lot is known about Maj. Gen. Anthony Jackson's brief tenure with the California Department of Parks and Recreation, but we can say one thing with a fair degree of certainty: The man has standards when it comes to food....
  • Jordana Steinberg: ‘A story of overcoming’
    published on Sun, 31 Aug 2014 04:00:00 GMT
    It was about noon on a weekday, and Jordana Steinberg, 20, sat at a round-topped kitchen table in her Rocklin apartment, her therapist by her side....
  • Legislature wraps up session
    published on Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:22:00 GMT
    Midnight officially marked the end of this year's state legislative session, but representatives didn't need much of the weekend to pass their last bills....
  • California Appeals Controversial Teacher Tenure Ruling
    published on Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:38:33 GMT
    Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or raise the standards for obtaining them....
  • Sacramento golf this & that
    published on Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:14:11 GMT
    As September rolls in so does the 5th Annual Bobby Jackson Foundation Golf Tournament ....
  • Area Baseball Beat: Despite stature, Elk Grove High's Nick Madrigal looks like top prospect
    published on Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:44:49 GMT
    Elk Grove High School senior Nick Madrigal can play in the majors now, according to former big-league shortstop David Eckstein....
  • Sept. 28 Tower Bridge meal a big job for chef duo
    published on Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:04:26 GMT
    The two weeks of celebrations that highlight Sacramento as “America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital” will give the area’s agriculture and restaurant industry the star treatment....
  • Watch Sacramento area prep football highlights
    published on Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:19:01 GMT
    The 2014 high school football season got under way Friday night. Here are highlights of some of the Sacramento area games....
  • California's Drought - Who's Really Using all the Water?
    published on Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:24:33 GMT
    Governor Jerry Brown has declared a drought emergency for the state of California....
  • Sacramento CA: UPDATE: Senator Jerry Hill Bills
    published on Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:26:39 GMT
    The California Legislature adjourned for the year early today with 16 bills by Senator Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo/Santa Clara counties, awaiting action by the governor, including bills that would protect consumers, improve oversight of utilities by the California Public Utilities Commission and restore public access to Martins Beach....
  • California schools chief to appeal tenure ruling
    published on Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:56:48 GMT
    California's schools chief said Friday that he will seek an appeal of a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for teachers....
  • Getting Answers Road Tour: Natomas
    published on Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:33:56 GMT
    New construction, it's something people in several Sacramento areas haven't seen in years....
  • Historic Woodland ready for annual Stroll
    published on Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:07:32 GMT
    6; homes open 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; walking and bike tours, 8:30-11 a.m.; bus tours at 1 and 3 p.m. Home tour, $25 in advance; $30 day of tour; bus tour, $15; walking and bike tours are free....
  • Another View: Abusive lawsuits against school districts are a myth
    published on Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Re "The cost of abusive lawsuits is taking a big bite out of state's classrooms" ....