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  • Beavers add D-I transfer
    published on Wed, 01 Apr 2015 05:48:41 GMT
    Minot State's football team added NCAA Division I transfer Maurice "Mo" Talley, to its list of recruits for the 2015 season. Talley walked on and played at the University of Utah - a member of the PAC 12 conference - playing in three games for the Utes, making a solo tackle in 2014....
  • Fourth phase of Laguna Springs office complex in Elk Grove in the works
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:14:21 GMT
    But whether the project's fourth phase will have buildings of three or four stories is still to be determined, according to an agenda item for the city of Elk Grove planning commission on Thursday. Under the two options, applicant John Pappas of Pappas Gateway LP in Sacramento would build either two three-story buildings of 71,018 square feet each, or two four-story buildings of 110,372 square feet each....
  • Lance Briggs to meet with 49ers
    published on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 21:42:11 GMT
    Lance Briggs is likely to leave the only franchise he's ever known - and it might be for the closest thing to his hometown team. The free agent linebacker is set to meet with the 49ers on Monday, a source confirmed to the Sun-Times on Saturday....
  • Republic FC launches youth soccer academy
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 03:48:49 GMT
    The defending USL champion Sacramento Republic FC took the next step toward nationwide legitimacy as U.S. Soccer announced Monday that the local third-division franchise would be granted a Developmental Academy Club, something that all MLS teams have. Starting in September, with tryouts set for as early as May, the Republic will field youth teams from the U13 level, all the way up through U18....
  • Elk Grove shopping center sells for $42.5M
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:43:40 GMT
    Marketplace 99 in Elk Grove sold for about $42.5 million. Tenants include Anna's Linens, Hobby Lobby, Ross Dress For Less, Famous Footwear and Staples....
  • Hall of Fame member, longtime Giants writer Nick Peters dies
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:39:29 GMT
    Hall of Fame baseball writer Nick Peters always found himself in the presence of grandeur. When he wasn't documenting the greatness of Willie Mays and Willie McCovey, he was filling his passport with stamps from five continents and living as fully as anyone could hope to live....
  • Elk Grove looks at speeding improvements with permit similicity
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:18:57 GMT
    Under permit simplicity, a designated expert architect could review plans for new tenant improvements in a city or county and sign off in a day. The city of Elk Grove could be the first local municipality to adopt a streamlined permit process for tenant improvements....
  • Vacaville Chamber of Commerce hires new president/CEO
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 05:04:32 GMT
    The Vacaville Chamber of Commerce announced, on Monday, its decision to hire Rebecca “Becky” Craig as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Craig comes to the post from the city of Elk Grove where she currently serves as the Assistant City Manager....
  • Baseball: Nationals' Scherzer, Mets' Colon to start opener
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 04:57:11 GMT
    Max Scherzer will start the Washington Nationals' opener April 6 against the New York Mets, manager Matt Williams said Monday. Mets manager Terry Collins will start Bartolo Colon in the opener instead of Matt Harvey, who is returning from elbow ligament-replacement surgery that has sidelined him since August 2013....
  • Baseball: Hall of Fame member, longtime Giants writer Nick Peters dies
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 04:44:47 GMT
    Hall of Fame baseball writer Nick Peters always found himself in the presence of grandeur. When he wasn't documenting the greatness of Willie Mays and Willie McCovey, he was filling his passport with stamps from five continents and living as fully as anyone could hope to live....
  • Writer Nick Peters, honored in Baseball Hall of Fame, dies at 75
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 04:42:48 GMT
    Nick Peters , who covered the Giants for 47 years for three newspapers and was honored at the 2009 Hall of Fame induction ceremony, died at his Elk Grove home Monday after a lengthy illness. He was 75. Known as "The Greek" throughout the baseball community, Mr. Peters covered more Giants games than any other reporter and wrote five books on the team....
  • Do wine and pro basketball mix? We may soon find out
    published on Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:11:10 GMT
    Whired Wine, planned for what's currently an empty building at 410 L St., would sell beer and wine alongside small plates of food. A small building about a block from the future downtown Sacramento arena would become a wine bar under an application with the city of Sacramento ....
  • What is next for Washington Huskies Basketball?
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 02:47:47 GMT
    For the last 13 years, University of Washington's Lorenzo Romar has been regarded as one of the best coaches in college basketball. Although Romar's achievements have not attracted widespread attention, he has helped 13 Husky players enter the NBA....
  • Alameda: Winston Churchill's bodyguard to speak at USS Hornet
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:33:47 GMT
    All Danny Mander knew was that his orders brought him to an airfield outside Tehran, Iran, and that he was to act as a bodyguard for someone aboard an aircraft about to land. It was an early August morning in 1942 and Mander, then 25, was a royal military police warrant officer with the British Army....
  • San Ramon Valley High boys basketball team wins NorCal quarterfinal
    published on Tue, 17 Mar 2015 22:28:52 GMT
    San Ramon Valley High standout guard Keith Smith left, shown battling Monte Vista High's Joseph Mileski in an East Bay Athletic League game, played a key role in the Wolves' 76-62 win over Pleasant Grove-Elk Grove in the quarterfinals of the NorCal Division I playoffs on March 14. Christian Fuca led the balanced Wolves with 18 points....
  • 2 New Tuberculosis Cases Confirmed At Elk Grove Schools
    published on Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:31:45 GMT
    CBS13 CBS13 is getting answers. See latest Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto news and weather from CBS13 News....
  • Hernandez lifeline saves Davis girls soccer team
    published on Sun, 08 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    DHS' Makenna Rubinstein puts moves on an Elk Grove defender in the Blue Devils' 1-0 win Monday at Yudin Field. Because of an earlier injury, the junior was playing in her first game of the season....
  • Mexican Authorities Capture Man Accused Of Killing Woman In Elk Grove
    published on Mon, 09 Mar 2015 20:22:39 GMT
    CBS13 CBS13 is getting answers. See latest Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto news and weather from CBS13 News....
  • CIF state wrestling championships: Gilroy duo makes semifinals
    published on Sat, 07 Mar 2015 06:35:43 GMT
    Gilroy High School wrestler Matt Penyacsek felt sluggish after his third match at the California Interscholastic Federation state championships Friday at Rabobank Arena. So the senior slept for a little while in his parent's RV outside the venue....
  • Your Help Needed: Missing 12-year-old considered at risk
    published on Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:36:34 GMT
    Elk Grove police are seeking your help in the search for a missing 12-year-old boy who they describe as "at risk due to his age." YOUR HELP NEEDED: Missing 12-year-old considered at risk Elk Grove police are seeking your help in the search for a missing 12-year-old boy who they describe as "at risk due to his age."...