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  • Giants rumors are making life hard for GOP hopefulvisit|blog-nov05election|most_popular|3
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:47:06 GMT
    It's tough for a big-city mayor to be elected to statewide office, and Republican Ashley Swearengin of Fresno is finding out exactly why. It might seem that the mayor, a candidate for state controller, doesn't have much to do with a private company's decision to relocate....
  • Jean Botelli
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:09:38 GMT
    Loving wife, mother, grandmother and Davis resident since 1965, Jean Carmen Botelli passed away of natural causes at the age of 90 on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Woodland....
  • Water usage dropped in urban areas
    published on Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT
    SACRAMENTO >> On Sept. 9, the State Water Board announced that California's urban water conservation efforts for the month of July resulted in a seven and one-half percent drop, statewide, in urban water usage from a year ago, according to results of a survey of retail water suppliers released by the State Water Resources Control Board ....
  • Got milk? Sacramento students engage in breakfast battle
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:48:19 GMT
    High school students in the Sacramento City Unified School District compete with other schools in the district by having breakfast in school. SOBERING NUMBERS....
  • Chukchansi Park in Fresno shortly before it opened in 2002.
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:36:20 GMT
    The San Francisco Giants are rumored to be moving their Pacific Coast League affiliate from Fresno to Sacramento, where the Rivercats have just told the Oakland A's minor league franchise to take a hike. It might seem that the mayor, a candidate for state controller, doesn't have much to do with a private company's decision to relocate....
  • Ailene Voisin: DeMarcus Cousins returns to Sacramento with more than FIBA World Cup gold medal
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:55:03 GMT
    DeMarcus Cousins left Spain with a ton of baggage. Not the old baggage, new baggage....
  • Sacramento Kings to Retire Jersey of Peja Stojakovic
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    The Sacramento Kings announced today that the #16 jersey of three-time NBA All-Star and NBA Champion Peja Stojakovic will be retired on December 16, when the Kings host the Oklahoma City Thunder at Sleep Train Arena. During his eight seasons in Sacramento, the fan-favorite small forward played more games for the Kings than any player during the Sacramento era and had an immeasurable impact on the community both on and off the court....
  • Associated Press Sacramento Daybook
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:01:16 GMT
    Listings do not indicate the AP will cover the events. Please keep the AP in mind when news of regional interest develops in your area....
  • When Walmart and a Mayor Meet
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:50:50 GMT
    Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, a second-term Democrat, kept the city's NBA team, the Kings, from leaving town. Anaheim and Seattle beckoned this pro sports franchise, without success....
  • Formidable UCD defense melts Hornets
    published on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    They call it The Hornets' Nest. The way they turn up the thermostat at Sacramento State, it should be renamed The Greenhouse....
  • Kings to retire Peja Stojakovic's No. 16 on December 16
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:38:33 GMT
    Sacramento, CA, United States - The Sacramento Kings will be retiring Peja Stojakovic's No. 16 when they face the Oklahoma City Thunder on December 16 at the Sleep Train Arena....
  • MLS executives will meet team owners, party with fans in Sacramento
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:49 GMT
    Sacramento has moved into contention for a Major League Soccer team on the strength of Republic FC, the minor league franchise that began play this year and has drawn huge crowds, including these fans at a game Saturday. When Major League Soccer executives visit Sacramento on Thursday to discuss a potential expansion team, they'll get high-level briefings with the corporate community –and a chance to party with fans....
  • Sacramento Kings to retire Peja Stojakovic's jersey on December 16th
    published on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:45:47 GMT
    Oct 30, 2013; Sacramento, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings fans hold up purple glow sticks before the game between the Sacramento Kings and Denver Nuggets at Sleep Train Arena. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports Unless you've been sleeping under a rock, noise regarding the Sacramento Kings retiring the jersey of Peja Stojakovic has been building for months....
  • Ute running back Devontae Booker ready for big crowd in Michigan
    published on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:40:09 GMT
    When he was in junior college, Devontae Booker was used to playing in front of a couple of hundred fans for his games at American River College in northern California. In high school, crowds were a little bigger and he once played in front of 5,000 people when he played for the state CIF title in California....
  • Reno Bighorns to Hold Open Tryouts in Reno and Sacramento
    published on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:37:25 GMT
    In preparation for the 2014-15 NBA D-League season, the Reno Bighorns will hold two open tryouts in October. NBA D-League hopefuls will have the opportunity to display their skills in front of Bighorns coaches on Sunday, October 5 at the Kings Practice Facility in Sacramento or Sunday, October 19 in Reno at South Reno Athletic Club ....
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs historic groundwater management legislation
    published on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:29:00 GMT
    Steve Arthur's crew works drilling a well for farmer Juan Carrera that will provide water for his orange grove in Terra Bella, Calif. Steve Arthur's crew works drilling a well for farmer Juan Carrera that will provide water for his orange grove in Terra Bella, Calif....
  • In praise of Boogie
    published on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:39:47 GMT
    Last week I wrote that we shouldn't praise DeMarcus Cousins for not throwing a punch. I didn't think it was that crazy of an idea, but it sparked a firestorm....
  • Kings To Retire Peja Stojakovic's Jersey At December 16 Home Game
    published on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:10:43 GMT
    The Sacramento Kings announced Tuesday they will be retiring Peja Stojakovic's jersey later this year. The three-time NBA All-Star and NBA Champion will be honored when the Kings play Oklahoma Thunder in Sacramento on December 16, according to a team statement....
  • 'Think Big' leaders reassembling to seek MLS franchise
    published on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:17:18 GMT
    Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is reassembling the "Think Big" team that saved the Kings to pursue a Major League Soccer franchise, reports Marcos Breton in the Sacramento Bee this morning. The team will include political operative Chris Lehane , who helped lead the 2013 effort to keep the Sacramento Kings from moving to Seattle....
  • Sacramento River Cats today begin talking with other MLB teams about affiliation shift
    published on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:17:01 GMT
    This could be the day the Sacramento River Cats drop out of the Oakland Athletics farm system and shift to the San Francisco Giants or another Major League Baseball team. And fans in the region are paying very close attention....