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  • California bill reignites affirmative action fight
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:06:57 GMT
    Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, left, talks with Sen. Ed Hernandez, D-Covina at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, April 21, 2014....
  • Sacramento County supervisors vote to ban outdoor marijuana gardens
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:12:06 GMT
    Sacramento County supervisors approved a ban on growing marijuana outdoors Tuesday after hearing complaints that the plants have become a major safety risk and neighborhood nuisance....
  • Gloria Glyer: Fundraising events around the Sacramento region
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    The 2014 Vintage fundraiser will be May 1 at North Ridge Country Club with registration beginning at 5:30 p.m. "A Magical Night in the Emerald City" themes the ninth annual signature event, which benefits nearly 2,400 local young people and family members who are part of programs and services by Stanford Youth Solutions....
  • Changing times require us to change
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:43:00 GMT
    The world is changing, and as San Joaquin County weighs how to accommodate its share of the estimated 3.6 million new residents in the San Joaquin Valley by 2050, we must change with it....
  • Sacramento area community colleges to would-be students: 'Come back'
    published on Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:13:02 GMT
    During the recession, community college students complained of deep wait lists and crowded classrooms, symptoms typical of a struggling economy....
  • Capitol Alert: Community college completion rate falls during recession
    published on Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:12:46 GMT
    Completion rates at the California Community Colleges have fallen steadily over the past four years, according to the first update of the system's Student Success Scorecard....
  • Hometown Report: Quick exits for two River Cats pitchers
    published on Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    The fluid nature of baseball includes heavy currents of change in Sacramento, and the season has barely reached first base....
  • Obituary: Dr. Elvie C. Watts, 97, was leader in early-childhood education
    published on Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:12:23 GMT
    Elvie C. Watts, a teacher and administrator who drew on lessons from her childhood in the segregated South as a prominent leader in preschool education in Sacramento, died March 29. She was 97. Dr. Watts retired in 1988 as head of early childhood education programs and day care centers in the Sacramento City Unified School District....
  • Parents of twins in fatal car chase express sadness for victims
    published on Sun, 06 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    They came to Sacramento in search of the American dream. Andrey and Natalya Glukhoy had high hopes for their twin sons Roman and Ruslan, who excelled as high school wrestlers and dreamed of one day becoming professional mixed martial arts fighters....
  • Between the Lines: These YA books have all-ages appeal
    published on Sun, 16 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Sometimes, books intended for young-adult readers and/or children cross over into more adult territory, appealing to readers of all ages for a variety of reasons....
  • Foon Rhee: Sacramento finally gets serious about conserving water
    published on Sun, 23 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    Susan Sudmann admits it: Since her family signed up to track their water use, she's become mildly obsessed with how they're doing....
  • Between the Lines: Dr. Seuss party at Fairytale Town
    published on Sun, 23 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    How about a heaping plate of green eggs and ham, or an introduction to a cat wearing a silly hat? You'll find those metaphorical fancies and more at Dr. Seuss' Birthday Celebration next Sunday at Fairytale Town, the theme park that has thrilled children since 1959....
  • Editorial: North Franklin is on the rise, after years of downward spiral
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Shirley Franklin, a former mayor of Atlanta, describes what she calls a "maniacal ogre" attacking a socially and economically segregated city: "The ogre picks up the city and shakes it like a snow globe."...
  • Coalition opposes all proposals to expand California jails and prisons
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:35:49 GMT
    This week members of Californians United for a Responsible Budget , advocates and activists representing diverse communities are attending the Senate Public Safety and Assembly Budget Committee hearings in Sacramento to speak out against billions in funding for new prison and jail expansion....
  • Health expert says mix of health exchange policies will prevent price spike
    published on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:27:47 GMT
    Even though enrollment among young, healthy Californians fell short of expectations, the head of UCLA 's Center for Health Policy Research said Tuesday that he does not expect significant premium increases next year for policies purchased through coveredca.com....
  • Data Center: Survey: Drunk driving common among Sacramento high school students
    published on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    One in five 11th-graders at Twin Rivers, Sacramento City and San Juan school districts have either driven a car immediately after drinking alcohol or rode in the car with a friend who had been drinking, according to a new school survey....
  • Editorial: Progress toward colorblind society
    published on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    In language identical to Prop. 209, Michigan's Proposal 2 declares that colleges and universities in the Wolverine State "shall not discriminate against, or grant preferential treatment to, any individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin."...
  • Editorial: B Street Theatre is a worthy cause
    published on Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    B Street Theatre has been enriching the Sacramento region for decades. Now, the city and the region's residents ought to help the B Street Theatre....
  • Securing better health care for Latinos, immigrants
    published on Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Building on a service that has just celebrated its fourth anniversary, community leaders are fortifying their commitment to secure better access to health care for Latinos in the greater Sacramento region....
  • Obituary: John S. Perez, 85, was former Isleton mayor, businessman
    published on Wed, 09 Apr 2014 05:14:34 GMT
    John S. Perez, former Isleton mayor, served in Army artillery units in the Korean War and is shown holding his Korean War service medal....