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  • David H. Pierce Honored as a Top Attorney by Worldwide Registry
    published on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    David H. Pierce and Associates, PC attorney David H. Pierce has been recognized for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in legal services. For nearly a quarter of a century, Mr. Pierce has been nurturing a diverse skill-set which has helped him to thrive in the legal sector....
  • California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat
    published on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:15:21 GMT
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. >> California health officials on Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco products, joining other states and health advocates across the U.S. in seeking tighter controls as "vaping" grows in popularity....
  • Feb./March SAT classes at Sacramento Public Library
    published on Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:45:59 GMT
    Getting into college is competitive. Sacramento Public Library can help you with free SAT and ACT classes taught by staff from Kaplan Test Prep....
  • A dilemma for seniors wary of scams
    published on Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:06:33 GMT
    A Jan. 23 seminar revealed a double-edged sword: A senior's best defense against fraud might be having a relative oversee his or her finances, housing and medical care, but 80 percent of financial scams against seniors are perpetrated by victims' family members and caregivers. "The saddest thing about my job is that often, it's the children victimizing their parents," Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorney Ken McCormick told an audience of nearly 100 people at Del Valle Acalanes Adult Educ...
  • Jan. 31 Readers' letters
    published on Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:03:10 GMT
    The middle class is already declining in numbers in California even though we are one of the most generous welfare states and bluest in the country. Those who have to drive the most are those who can't afford to live near their workplace and can't afford the extra cost of an electric car, and they happen to be the low- or middle-income families....
  • SACOG Swears in New Board Leadership
    published on Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    This morning the Sacramento Area Council of Governments Board of Directors swore in Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor as the 2015 SACOG Board Chair and City of Roseville Vice Mayor Susan Rohan as Board Vice Chair. Supervisor Saylor will be Board Chair for SACOG, the metropolitan planning organization for the six county region and the 22 cities within them....
  • Are California Cities Falling Behind When it Comes to Spending Efficiently on Schools?
    published on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Several cities in California are falling way behind, and others are about average when it comes to spending money efficiently on our schools. That's according to a WalletHub study out yesterday ranking 2015's Cities with the Most and Least Efficient Spending on Education....
  • Federalist Public House
    published on Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:16:16 GMT
    An open letter from a pizza hungry vegan in Sacramento Making vegan pizza is easy. First, make a pizza....
  • The Boy Next Door
    published on Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:13:16 GMT
    A high-school teacher , estranged from her cheating husband , has a one-night stand with her hunk neighbor , a new transfer student at the school where she works; serious stalking ensues. Written by the inexperienced Barbara Curry, this gender-switch on Fatal Attraction abandons logic early, lunging from borderline soft-core porn to flailing over-the-top melodrama and unintentional self-parody well before the halfway point in its modest 91-minute running time....
  • City of Trees Brass Band takes it to the streets
    published on Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:11:52 GMT
    Catch the City of Trees Brass Band on Thursday, February 5, at 8 p.m. at Starlite Lounge, 1517 21st Street. The cover is $10 per person, or an instrument donation, which covers admission for up to two people....
  • Things to know about potential e-cigarette health concerns
    published on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. California's top health official Ron Chapman on Wednesday slammed electronic cigarettes as a growing health threat and announced plans for a public awareness campaign....
  • Teen's Twirling Skills Net - Amazing Experience'
    published on Thu, 29 Aug 2013 07:00:00 GMT
    Brooke Goldberg, an energetic and ambitious 17-year-old from Arnold, Md., competed in Almere, The Netherlands in August at the World Baton Twirling Federation's Seventh International Cup. Aspiring athletes came from 15 countries to vie for top honors....
  • Dixon 4-Hers win chili cookoff
    published on Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:01:52 GMT
    The winning chili team at the 2015 Solano County 4-H Chili Cookoff is this group of Dixon Ridge 4-H Club members who are enrolled in the countywide Outdoor Cooking Project. From left are Quincy Decious, Fallon Decious, Shayley Gish and Braydon Gish....
  • Gov. Jerry Brown in November addressed the Western Governors'...
    published on Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:32:29 GMT
    Gov. Jerry Brown in November addressed the Western Governors' Association in Sacramento The Associated Press - Californians strongly support Gov. Jerry Brown's budget, give him record-high job approval ratings and are upbeat about California's future and its economy, according to a new poll. A survey by the non-partisan Public Policy Institute of California released Wednesday night says 57 percent of residents say the state is going in the right direction - up from 50 percent in December and 38 ...
  • Poll: High approval for Gov. Jerry Brown, support for budget
    published on Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:00:00 GMT
    Californians are more optimistic than they have been in years, which is translating into high job approval ratings for Gov. Jerry Brown and bipartisan support for his budget plan to pay down debt, according to a new statewide poll released Wednesday. The Public Policy Institute of California found growing support for elected officials and the policy decisions they are making, but the statewide survey found racial disparities persist in how people view police treatment in their communities....
  • Civilian Army Contractor Charged in Bribery Case
    published on Thu, 29 Jan 2015 04:59:15 GMT
    The FBI and San Francisco Police are on the hunt for three thieves who rammed their SUV into the lobby of the Wells Fargo Museum in San Francisco on Tuesday... -- Amnesty International claims that Nigerian authorities were warned of impending attacks by militant group Boko Haram and failed to take action to protect ci... WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 28, 2015 - U.S. House of Representative from Ohio Robert "Bob" Gibbs was selected as the 2014 Wheat Leader of the Year Award by the Nationa... Tuesday...
  • Neighborhood Loses Battle Against Low Income Apartments
    published on Thu, 29 Jan 2015 03:15:23 GMT
    The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors is moving forward with a plan to build affordable housing and a new grocery store, despite neighborhood protest. The Butano Apartment project will place 148 units in an abandoned parking lot on Butano Drive close to Watt and El Camino Avenues....
  • Mark Priest- Underground Railroad 2015: Life of a Freedom
    published on Thu, 29 Jan 2015 03:06:53 GMT
    The Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville, College of Arts and Sciences is proud to present four new bodies of work by nationally recognized artist Mark Priest at Schneider Hall Galleries on Belknap Campus and the Hite Art Institute Cressman Gallery downtown. Priest is Professor of Painting at The Hite Art Institute, with an MFA in Painting from Yale University....
  • James George Tingus
    published on Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:00:59 GMT
    Jan. 23, 2015 James George Tingus died on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Born in Woodland in 1933 and raised in Davis, Jim was the son of Greek immigrants from Sparta....
  • More
    published on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:22:29 GMT
    A measles outbreak in Arizona that originated at California's Disney parks is at risk of dramatically increasing in size as health officials keep tabs on 1,000 people in the state's most populous areas. SACRAMENTO, Calif....