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  • PAC with tobacco ties pushes for Nury Martinez, L.A. ballot measures
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:05:00 GMT
    Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez, who represents the central San Fernando Valley, at a council meeting last year. A political action committee partly backed by an affiliate of tobacco giant Phillip Morris USA is helping to promote the reelection bid of Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez and two measures to change L.A.'s election date, according to city records....
  • Christopher J. Fry Sacramento Attorney, Now Member of California's State BAR
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:46:12 GMT
    PRLog - Feb. 26, 2015 - SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Christopher J. Fry, Esq. Christopher J. Fry has been a lifelong resident of Sacramento....
  • Cap-And-Trade Costs California Businesses $1 billion
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:40:14 GMT
    California Governor Jerry Brown gestures as he unveils his proposed 2014-15 state budget in Sacramento, California, January 9, 2014. Brown continued his message of fiscal restraint in his state budget plan, which would increase funding for education but not restore many recession-era cuts, including healthcare services for the poor....
  • A's Begin Baseball's Mandatory Domestic Violence Training
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:30:23 GMT
    CBS13 CBS13 is getting answers. See latest Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto news and weather from CBS13 News....
  • Sacramento ponders ethics reform, streetcar
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:30:38 GMT
    The League of Women Voters and Eye on Sacramento have scheduled several community meetings to gather public input on potential ethics reforms at City Hall. All meetings start at 6:30 p.m. The dates are: February 26 at Artisan Building ; March 12 at South Natomas Library ; March 25 at Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library ; April 8 at North Natomas Library ; and April 23 at Belle Cooledge Library ....
  • Focus Starring Will Smith IMAX Premiere
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Focus, starts Will Smith as Nicky, a seasoned master of misdirection who becomes romantically involved with novice con artist Jess . As he's teaching her the tricks of the trade, she gets too close for comfort and he abruptly breaks it off....
  • California Lawmakers Want Better Communication on IT Projects
    published on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:30:00 GMT
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. Early engagement and frank discussions are the essential first steps state agency CIOs need to take when building relationships with elected officials, according to a trio of California lawmakers at the 2015 California Public Sector CIO Academy on Feb. 25. Current Assemblymembers Ken Cooley, D-Rancho Cordova; and Jacqui Irwin, D-Thousand Oaks; joined former Assemblymember Joan Buchanan, D-Alamo, in advising technologists from both the public and private sectors to speak candid...
  • Runner's appeal for GOP unity changes state Senate race
    published on Tue, 17 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    The day after state Sen. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, defeated Tony Strickland to claim a seat in Congress last November, parting Assemblyman Tim Donnelly called Sharon Runner to ask for her support as he sought to claim Knight's remaining two years in the state's 21st Senate District. At the time, Runner, a former Assemblywoman and state Senator, said she had not considered making a run for Knight's seat....
  • 50 people who make the Sacramento craft-beer scene awesome
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:25:20 GMT
    It starts with the brewer. Or does it? Maybe it starts with the person delivering the malt and hops? Whatever....
  • 15 Minutes
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:51:56 GMT
    The 2015 annual Sacramento Community Women of Color Day/Diversity Event; free, 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, at the Sacramento Public Library, Southgate Branch, 6132 66th Avenue. RSVP to 483-9804 or iawocday@aol.com ....
  • Ask Joey
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:51:10 GMT
    Got a problem? Write, email or leave a message for Joey at News & Review. Give your name, telephone number and question - all correspondence will be kept strictly confidential....
  • A Guide: Business Networking 101
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:32:20 GMT
    Welcome to the business and professional world, where that piece of paper you worked for four years for comes second to what kind of socks you are wearing. Just kidding - when dressing for a professional event or workday, dress to impress....
  • Vacaville High School boys basketball team suffers 84-51 loss to No. 1 Sacramento
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:05:59 GMT
    In short ... and long ... Sacramento High School's boys basketball team played just like a No. 1 seed in its Sac-Joaquin Section Division II playoff game against No....
  • Are security guards at your child's school properly trained?
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:34:28 GMT
    School security has increased on campuses across the state throughout the past 15 years, but a KCRA 3 investigation found some districts have been putting security guards on campuses without the required training, while others aren't keeping records. School security guards or campus monitors don't carry weapons and often don't wear uniforms, but they can be found patrolling most high school campuses....
  • CEO Sells Programs To Predict Crime While Battling His Own Cases
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 04:31:31 GMT
    CBS13 CBS13 is getting answers. See latest Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto news and weather from CBS13 News....
  • Solano part-time professors forward employment issues
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 04:02:16 GMT
    Solano Community College part-time professors and teachers chose not to walk out on this first national day of recognition - National Adjunct Walkout Day - but they still want others to know about the disparity between part-time and full-time employees. Instead of heading to the state Capitol on Wednesday, the Solano Adjunct Alliance is holding its first Adjunct Awareness Week Feb. 23-27 with fliers, buttons and wristbands, and classroom conversations with students....
  • San Rafael Planning Commission supports Mark Day School renovation plan
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 03:55:30 GMT
    Mark Day School's plan to build a new $10 million administration and library building is headed to the City Council for approval after receiving unanimous support from the Planning Commission. Planning Commissioners voted 6-0 Tuesday, with Commissioner Charles Pick absent, to support the school's plan to demolish an existing single-story 3,935-square-foot administration building and replace it with a new 11,270-square-foot two-story structure that would be 30 feet tall....
  • South Sac Elementary School Helps Fire Victims
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 03:00:25 GMT
    Three South Sacramento family members are struggling to recover in the hospital after a fire tore through their home last week. "We leave thinking, expecting our students come back the next day, never thinking something like this could happen," said Garcia's teacher, Leonardo Zamudio....
  • Name Droppers: Students earn transportation scholarships
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 01:06:02 GMT
    UC Davis students Kalai Ramea, center, and Melody Lin, right, are the recipients of scholarships from Women's Transportation Seminar Sacramento. Courtesy photo Women's Transportation Seminar Sacramento, an organization dedicated to furthering the careers of women in the transportation industry, presented two UC Davis students with scholarships at the annual WTS-Sacramento Awards and Scholarship dinner on Jan. 22. Transportation technology and policy graduate student Kalai Ramea and undergraduate...
  • Study: One quarter of California state revenue comes from federal government
    published on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:12:54 GMT
    Education groups and business interests are at odds over a statewide initiative to increase the size of the state's rainy-day fund to $11 billion and set aside at least $800 million a year. One quarter of California's revenue came from the federal government in fiscal 2013, according to new data from the Pew Charitable Trusts ....