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  • Ed Goldman: For Jennifer Stolo, work and career co-exist
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:13:35 GMT
    As CEO of Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northern California/Northern Nevada, she answers to a 13-member board of directors and meets with regional councils scattered throughout her territory. She also has dozens of volunteers and a staff of 18. As if this weren't enough to contain on one rapidly spinning plate, she has four stepchildren and two of her own ....
  • Free Dental Clinic at CalExpo
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    On March 27 & 28, 2015, the California Dental Association Cares will be holding a free dental clinic at CalExpo in Sacramento. Services being offered include cleanings, fillings, extractions, stayplates , dentures, oral health education and assistance in finding a dentist for ongoing care....
  • Joyce and Jim Raley Teel & Joseph Gallo Honored
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    More than 700 guests came out to honor Joyce and Jim Raley Teel, Raley's Family of Fine Stores and Joseph E. Gallo at their induction into the California Grocers Association Educational Foundation Hall of Achievement, according to Dave Heylen, California Grocers Association Vice President, Communications. The Hall of Achievement Awards Dinner induction of Joyce and Jim Raley Teel and Joseph Gallo, on behalf of E. & J. Gallo Winery for their lifelong commitment to the grocery industry and the...
  • Arcata photographer Leslie Scopes Anderson earns top prize in California Wildlife Contest
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:17:13 GMT
    The photograph earned Leslie Scopes Anderson of Arcata the grand prize in the 2014 California Wildlife Photograph of the Year Contest. It was selected for the top prize by California Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Charlton H. Bonham....
  • Vacaville schools official: Measure A projects must fit education program
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:05:16 GMT
    Measure A projects in Vacaville Unified will need to be a good fit for the school district's education program, functional in ways to better serve students, not necessarily architectural gems that win major design awards, a top district official said Thursday. Speaking to trustees during a governing board workshop, Dan Banowetz, director of facilities for the 12,400-student district, said, “The facilities need to work around the program,” and ultimately be “asset...
  • California's 'Kill Gays' initiative: Attorney Gen. fighting to stop lunatic bill
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:52:42 GMT
    The "Sodomite Suppression Act" is a ballot initiative proposed the authorization of the killing of gays and lesbians with "bullets to the head" or "any other convenient method." Its submission is rattling nerves in Sacramento and around the state....
  • California loosens sex offender residency restrictions
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    In this Nov. 15, 2010 file photo, parole agent Brooke Orendorff, second from right, knocks on the door of a paroled sex-offender as other agents stand at the ready, during a sweep of paroled sex offenders, in Sacramento, Calif. SACRAMENTO, Calif.>> California will alter its 8-year-old ban preventing all registered sex offenders from living near schools or parks and instead impose the restriction only on pedophiles and others whose sex crimes involved children, state officials announced Thursday....
  • California loosens sex-offender residency rules
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:04:18 GMT
    Earl Taylor often sleeps in the back of his truck in Fairfield, CA because he cannot live with his wife. Her home is less than 2000 feet from a school or park....
  • Fran Blackney: Beware of Californiaa s proposed tax hikes
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:41:57 GMT
    Sacramento is glut with revenue. The governor recently proposed a $113 billion budget - the largest in our state's history....
  • O.C. grads 'embarrassed' by ex-classmate's anti-gay initiative
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:53:00 GMT
    The California State Capitol in Sacramento. An Orange County lawyer has proposed an initiative calling for the killing of gay people The California State Capitol in Sacramento....
  • University of the Pacific may take over some Drexel programs
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:11:55 GMT
    University of the Pacific said Thursday it may take over some Drexel University programs and move them to its law school campus in Oak Park. University of the Pacific said Thursday it may take over some graduate programs offered by Drexel University , which is shutting its Sacramento campus....
  • Sac State's new president talks of technology, business ... and the Oxford comma
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:38:23 GMT
    Robert Nelsen, the former president of University of Texas-Pan American, has been chosen to replace Alexander Gonzalez as president of Sacramento State. Gonzalez is retiring....
  • Tracy Bear Found in Tree, Brought Down Safely
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 05:31:04 GMT
    There was a dramatic end to a loose bear in Tracy on Wednesday, as officials managed to successfully tranquilize and move the animal out of a tree. The Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with police officers and firefighters, managed to spot the bear hiding out in a neighborhood tree near Whittier and Bessie Avenues....
  • Giusti, Perez win amateur circuit tourney
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 05:28:04 GMT
    BUCKINGHAM >> Adam Giusti of Petaluma and Jose Perez of Sacramento captured the 20th annual Lake County Two Man Scramble Golf Championship last weekend at Buckingham Golf and Country Club. Giusti and Perez were teammates on the Kelseyville High School Golf team and graduated together as part of the Kelseyville High class of 2003....
  • Vacaville High School baseball team rallies for nonleague win at home
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 03:10:47 GMT
    With 24 names on the roster, it's hard for some Vacaville High School baseball players to find time to shine. Three juniors made the most of their opportunities on Wednesday as the Bulldogs rallied for a 5-4 victory over visiting Christian Brothers of Sacramento....
  • El Dorado County Schools Placed On Lockdown After Bomb Threat
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:30:57 GMT
    CBS13 CBS13 is getting answers. See latest Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto news and weather from CBS13 News....
  • New Brittany Maynard Video Released: Her Plea for 'Death with Dignity' Legislation
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 22:20:00 GMT
    Brittany Maynard 's grieving husband and mother spoke at an emotional news conference Wednesday and released a new video Maynard recorded 19 days before her death - with her passionate plea to lawmakers in California and elsewhere to pass 'Death with Dignity' legislation. "The decision about how I end my dying process should be up to me and my family under a doctor's care," Maynard, 29, says in the six-and-a-half minute video made for the advocacy group Compassion & Choices ....
  • Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris seeks court order to stop anti-gay initiative
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 22:05:00 GMT
    Two state lawmakers say they were so revolted by an anti-gay initiative that they have proposed a bill that would increase the fee for filing a ballot measure from $200 to $8,000. Two state lawmakers say they were so revolted by an anti-gay initiative that they have proposed a bill that would increase the fee for filing a ballot measure from $200 to $8,000....
  • Q & A with Spanish Beauty Ainara Landon
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:03:51 GMT
    Dashing Spanish beauty Ainara Landon has been making waves as an actress in the television and film markets of Spain and Italy for quite some time now. And, with many upcoming projects currently in negotiations to take place this year in the U.S., this talented young star will soon be a talked about name in the American entertainment industry as well....