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  • Sacramento-area crime spree: One deputy dead, two others and civilian ...
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:03:54 GMT
    An assailant shot and killed a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy and wounded two other deputies along with a bystander Friday during a series of shootings that spanned more than 30 miles through two California counties. Deputies were searching a steep, tree-lined river canyon in the Sierra Nevada foothills near Auburn Friday afternoon for an armed man who was suspected in all four shootings....
  • Officer related shooting in Sacramento and Auburn reported
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:26:09 GMT
    The Auburn Journal has reported that a massive manhunt is underway in Auburn after the shooting of police officers in Sacramento and Auburn. Auburn Police officers, California Highway Patrol and Placer County Sheriff's are currently in search of the suspect who has allegedly shot one officer in Sacramento, and two deputies in Auburn, according to Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal....
  • 3 California sheriff's deputies, bystander shot
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:54:53 GMT
    A sheriff's spokeswoman in Placer County near Sacremento says an assailant has shot two sheriff's deputies after already shooting an officer and a bystander in a neighboring county. Two Placer County Sheriff's deputies were shot by the same assailant on Friday....
  • 3 Officers Shot in Placer, Sacramento Counties
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:53:38 GMT
    Two Placer County sheriff's deputies and one Sacramento County deputy have been shot by a heavily armed man, according to officials. California Highway Patrol say that two Placer County deputies have also been shot and are being transported to the hospital....
  • California Hospitals Applaud Brown Administration's Leadership in Ebola Preparedness Efforts
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:15:00 GMT
    SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by C. Duane Dauner, President, California Hospital Association: "The California Hospital Association applauds the leadership of Governor Jerry Brown and his Administration to ensure that patients and the health care workforce are protected and that hospitals are prepared to respond if an Ebola case occurs in California. The designation of UC Hospitals to receive and treat patients is the latest s...
  • Three Sherriff's Deputies shot, manhunt ensues in California
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:08:25 GMT
    Authorities say a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy has been shot by an assailant who then carjacked two vehicles before opening fire on another two deputies, prompting a manhunt. Sacramento County Sheriff's spokeswoman Sgt....
  • Editorial: Mario Guerra for 32nd Senate District
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:40:00 GMT
    Voters in the 32nd state Senate District, which includes Buena Park, haven't been represented in Sacramento for eight months. That is because their current senator, Ron Calderon, is suspended from the Senate while he fights 24 federal corruption charges ranging from money laundering to bribery....
  • Where did former Sac State business school dean land a new job?
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:01:38 GMT
    Sanjay Varshney, who announced in May that he was stepping down as dean of the College of Business Administration at Sacramento State, has accepted a job with Wells Fargo as a wealth adviser. Sanjay Varshney , who announced in May that he was stepping down as dean of the College of Business Administration at California State University Sacramento , has accepted a job with Wells Fargo as a wealth adviser....
  • For Sierra resident, the well runs dry -- along with her options
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:28:00 GMT
    Rochelle Landers, 57, of Bangor, Calif., stands next to the "spring box" well on her one-acre property. Her well dried up a month and a half ago, requiring her to commute to obtain water for everyday tasks....
  • Dryer Vent Cleaning Sacramento Wizard Discusses the Rarely Recognized ...
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Most people know to keep the lint screen clear; but, few realize the importance of dryer duct maintenance service to eradicate certain dangers including dryer fire, mold and mildew damage and carbon monoxide with gas dryers Sacramento, CA -- The Dryer Vent Cleaning Sacramento Wizard incorporates service with education to teach individuals the seriousness of appropriate dryer maintenance. Most people know they should clean the lint filter after each load of laundry, yet few give thought to the va...
  • SN&Ra s election endorsements for November 4, 2015
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:57:49 GMT
    The political system in the city of the Sacramento - where council members represent neighborhoods, the mayor sits on council and operates as our de facto leader, and the city manager runs the business side of things - has worked for decades. Everyone agrees it's working great now....
  • Lodi Unified gets first taste of farm-to-table movement
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:17:04 GMT
    LODI - Glinting in the sunlight, rows of tiny cups filled with olive oil left 14-year-old Joseph Douglass looking puzzled. “Do I drink this?” the Tokay High School freshman asked Corto Olive Co.'...
  • Sacramento City Council members want to increase minimum wage
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:08:34 GMT
    Sacramento City Council members want to increase minimum wage City leaders plan to introduce measure that could hike up minimum wage in Sacramento. Some support $15 an hour....
  • Schools chief race may be election's tightest
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:20:19 GMT
    The statewide election that could end up as one of the closest and most expensive in California this fall is for an office many voters probably have only the dimmest awareness of: state schools superintendent. With Democrats' current lock on Sacramento having removed much of the suspense from the governor's race and the other contests, two Democrats are engaged in an unexpectedly close fight for the nominally nonpartisan job of superintendent of public instruction....
  • Former Senate leader a Darrell Steinberg takes job with firm Greenberg Traurig
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:14:30 GMT
    Former state Senate majority leader Darrell Steinberg has accepted a job at the Sacramento office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP. Former state Senate majority leader Darrell Steinberg has accepted a job at the Sacramento office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP ....
  • Jewish community of Petaluma celebrates 150 years
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:42:57 GMT
    In 1949, Shelley Bauer's Holocaust survivor parents arrived in Petaluma. There they found a Jewish community that embraced them and their quest for a new start after the horrors they had endured in Europe....
  • Former Senate leader a Darrell Steinberg takes job with Greenberg Traurig
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:17:41 GMT
    Former state Senate majority leader Darrell Steinberg has accepted a job at the Sacramento office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP. Former state Senate majority leader Darrell Steinberg has accepted a job at the Sacramento office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP ....
  • Letters for October 23, 2014
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:43:42 GMT
    As the UC Davis provost and executive vice chancellor, I want to assure your readers and the public at large that at the university we have a policy of zero tolerance when it comes to sexual violence. Sexual assault is a very serious crime of violence that each and every one of us has a responsibility to combat....
  • Glance at the Past
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:45:03 GMT
    "The College," staged by the Baraca Club, at Redmen's Hall Saturday evening, was one of the finest little plays that has ever been put on by local talent in Fort Bragg. The play itself was a lively three-act comedy, dealing with college life....
  • California is lucky to have the unusual, unstoppable Jerry Brown
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:00:00 GMT
    Even as he cakewalks his way to an unprecedented fourth term as governor of California - a pretty big deal, even for a political scion - Brown doesn't appear to be slowing down or, for that matter, thinking about the possibility of slowing down. In a wide-ranging interview with the Times' Seema Mehta and Michael Finnegan, the frenetic septuagenarian governor argues, I would say credibly, that he "govern[s] from a base of enormous experience" that's "very helpful."...