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  • Free preschool starts Sept. 2 in Sacramento City schools, and hundreds of vacancies remain
    published on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:56:47 GMT
    Despite dropping fees for the first time in two years, the Sacramento City Unified School District still has about 650 openings for its free state preschool and Head Start programs for low-income families....
  • Business money and arena fight shape two Sacramento Assembly races
    published on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:48:19 GMT
    In an election populated with Sacramento Democrats, David Townsend had little trouble deciding where to direct hefty sums from his business allies....
  • Pirates' Worley back in NorCal and back on his game
    published on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:10:25 GMT
    Vance Worley was back in Northern California on Monday night, pitching for the Pittsburgh Pirates at AT&T Park in front of a group of family and friends he estimated at 30 to 40, judging by the number of text messages on his phone afterward....
  • 'Out of nowhere': Twins add undrafted 24-year-old
    published on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:21:38 GMT
    Brandon Poulson was pitching earlier this month for the Healdsburg Prune Packers in the collegiate Sacramento Rural League....
  • College basketball: Former Terra Linda standout Woodard earns...
    published on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:31:00 GMT
    Former Terre Linda High standout Kenny Woodard goes to the baseline around Brian Soares in 2010....
  • Solano County Fair, with a cast of hundreds, set to open
    published on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:22:35 GMT
    The livestock pens were filling up, the carnival rides were being set up - and at the home of the half-pound smoked sausage, Sacramento resident Linda Saevang was preparing to serve up that dish, along with garlic fries....
  • Governor Brown Signs Agreement to Foster Cooperation Between Mexican...
    published on Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:28:12 GMT
    Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed an agreement with the Mexican Ministries of Public Education and Foreign Affairs and the National Council for Science and Technology to forge greater ties between institutions of higher education in California and Mexico, with particular emphasis on online learning....
  • CHP seeks public safety communications accreditation
    published on Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:55:25 GMT
    The California Highway Patrol is seeking accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. , for its communications operations....
  • International cheese conference opens in Sacramento
    published on Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:48:06 GMT
    The a American Cheese Society conference is on, with attendees coming to Sacramento and the surrounding area, from all over the country....
  • Governor Brown Signs Energy Agreement with Mexico
    published on Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:14:23 GMT
    A day after signing a comprehensive climate change pact with the Mexican government, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed an agreement with Mexico's Secretary of Energy Pedro JoaquA n Coldwell to foster cross-border renewable energy investments....
  • Sacramento mom could earn $1 million for potato chip idea
    published on Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:45:28 GMT
    Julia Stanley-Metz fell in love with the flavor of her husband's mango salsa. She hopes the rest of the nation will agree - especially if that fruity salsa taste is packed into a potato chip....
  • CA--California News Digest, CA
    published on Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:25:36 GMT
    The supervisor in Los Angeles is John Antczak. Andrew Dalton takes over at 2:30 p.m. If you have a news tip or questions about the report, call 213-626-1200....
  • Growers bring unique crops to prime Dixon land
    published on Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:15:19 GMT
    Ruhstaller Farm & Yard has expanded to eight acres of hops since last year and the owners plan to expand even more as they add a hops kiln, hops picker and production brewery with the goal to have a 5,000 barrel production brewery up and running by 2015....
  • Sacramento school evacuated due to gas odorSacramento school...
    published on Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:52:44 GMT
    Sacramento school evacuated due to gas odor James Marshall School at 9525 Goethe Road was evacuated Tuesday due to a strong odor of natural gas....
  • Sandwiched Boomers put retirement plans on hold
    published on Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:27:38 GMT
    It seems the very things that helped define the Baby Boom generation are also working against their efforts to retire....
  • Civilian drone almost blocks Northern California firefighting planes
    published on Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:56:46 GMT
    A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, but firefighters made enough progress to allow most of the 1,200 people under evacuation orders to return home Monday....
  • South Sacramento affordable housing could include rooftop farms
    published on Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:27:32 GMT
    With $40,000 from a nonprofit group in Maryland, Mutual Housing California is beginning design on a 7-acre project where the rooftops would double as farms....
  • Sacramento Gold Rush Days canceled due to drought
    published on Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:54:15 GMT
    The California drought has forced the cancellation of Sacramento's annual Gold Rush Days, typically held during the Labor Day weekend, city officials said Monday....
  • Drone almost blocks firefighting planes
    published on Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:13:34 GMT
    A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, but firefighters made enough progress to allow most of the 1,200 people under evacuation orders to return home Monday....
  • Drone almost blocks California firefighting planes
    published on Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:00:00 GMT
    A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, but firefighters made enough progress to allow most of the 1,200 people under evacuation orders to return home Monday....