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  • Sacramento returns to U-Haul's Top-10 list
    published on Fri, 29 May 2015 01:43:16 GMT
    The capital city has returned to U-Haul's Top-10 list of most popular destinations for people who are moving from one city to another. "I'm seeing a lot of moves from Texas, from Washington Oregon -- all over the place," said Ronda Kelly, the general manager at the U-Haul location on El Camino Avenue....
  • OpinionIn San Diego Unified, pension tsunami is nearing shore
    published on Fri, 29 May 2015 00:46:01 GMT
    Stories about budget problems at local school districts have been a staple in California since the revenue crisis hit Sacramento in 2008. This eased somewhat after voters approved Proposition 30 in 2012, imposing temporary income tax and sales tax hikes to boost school funding....
  • Kings owner: Arena will be planet's smartest building
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 22:15:29 GMT
    Vivek Ranadive is promising to transform the Sacramento Kings into a winning franchise, anchored by a brand new high-tech Entertainment and Sports Center that will create the world's smartest downtown. Ranadive's promise came the day after the Golden State Warriors -- a team Ranadive once owned a piece of -- won the NBA's Western Conference Championship....
  • Watch: Washington Huskies rowers race seaplane as they prepare for national championships
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 21:04:40 GMT
    The No. 1-ranked Washington Huskies men's rowing team will pull for history this weekend when they compete in the collegiate national championships....
  • District studies Gov. Jerry Brown's budget revision
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 19:44:00 GMT
    California Gov. Jerry Brown gestures to a chart showing the increase in education spending as he discusses his revised state budget plan during a news conference at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday May 14, 2015. Brown's $115.3 billion spending plan would send billions more to public schools and freeze in-state undergraduate tuition and establish a new state tax credit of the working poor....
  • Here's Awesome Opportunity For Sacramento Co. High Schoolers Interested In Criminal Justice
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 19:40:09 GMT
    District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert announced today the launch of a new Criminal Justice Shadow Day, giving high school students an opportunity to job shadow professionals from various criminal justice agencies. Based on the area of interest, students will be paired with prosecuting attorneys, defense attorneys, probation officers, investigators and judges to get a first-hand look at the criminal justice process and the different roles within the system....
  • Glazer blazes new trail to California Senate
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    The Democrat mayor of Orinda, Glazer, won a decisive victory over Concord Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla in last week's special election for the vacant 7th District State Senate seat. Given California's open primary system, it was a Democrat vs. Democrat runoff in which Glazer's foes resorted to attacking him as being a DINO - Democrat in Name Only....
  • California deadline approaches - June 2
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 17:21:39 GMT
    Yes, it is that time of year again to get your applications in for premium zone deer hunts, elk, pronghorn and Bighorn Sheep hunts. If you have not received the 2015 Big Game Hunting booklet, rush out to a Dept of Fish & Wildlife office or one of the many places that sell licenses and see if you can get your hands on a copy....
  • The High School Where Students Wear Scrubs
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 16:50:07 GMT
    A Sacramento public high school blends work-based learning, medical science, and academics for a new generation of vocational education. At Arthur A. Benjamin Health Professions High School , students wear scrubs to class....
  • Harris Center to Present Ballet Folklorico De Sacramento's...
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 16:44:13 GMT
    Ballet Folklrico de Sacramento's repertoire includes Mexico's traditional folkloric ballet dance pieces, as well as indigenous Danza rituals that fuse elements of contemporary movement. This performance by 40 dancers and musicians will take you on a journey through the fascinating folklore of the Mexican people....
  • California awards $250M to high school career prep programs
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 12:50:49 GMT
    California is betting big - $1.4 billion over five years - that connecting high school studies to specific careers will get more students to graduate, go on to college and find well-paying jobs. In the latest incarnation of vocational education programs that once prepared young people for skilled trades, the state distributed nearly $250 million in grants Wednesday to dozens of so-called "career pathways" - programs that combine academic and technical coursework at the high school and community ...
  • Top Tacoma Rappers 2015 | 50 Cow
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 08:48:29 GMT
    Recently a list was made of the top rappers from Tacoma, Washington. Tacoma geographically is just south of Seattle by 30 miles....
  • Ask Joey
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 07:59:56 GMT
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  • Eight Gigs: Blackalicious
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 07:59:34 GMT
    Related stories this week: Eight Gigs: Dokken Classic hard rock and glam rock group brings its catalog of old-school hits to Ace of Spades. Eight Gigs: Roselit Bone Oregon-based Americana group brings a dramatic, apocalyptic sound to a popular Sacramento dive bar....
  • SN&Ra s 2015 College Essay Contest winners
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 07:57:00 GMT
    The honorable-mention essays have been included here in full. In the print edition , they were edited for space....
  • In the company of writers
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 07:56:34 GMT
    The SummerWords Creative Writing Festival takes place from Thursday, May 28, to Sunday, May 31, at American River College, 4700 College Oak Drive. Tickets are $95....
  • sacramento cover
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 07:56:25 GMT
    Sacramento-area high-school students share the experiences that have shaped their character in SN&R's 2015 College Essay Contest. My college experience was a trove of one-to-grow-on screw-ups and inadvertent successes....
  • Pacific grad takes on 'pants role' for classic three-act operetta
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 02:24:52 GMT
    It's the final accent for her “pants role” - “trouser role, too” - her first leading character in a production at her former school. A University of the Pacific graduate, the vocalist returns in royal fashion - portraying the practical-joking Prince Orlofsky in “Die Fledermaus” , a three-act operetta....
  • Dern, Beals speak out against a crumb rubbera synthetic fields
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 00:48:13 GMT
    SACRAMENTO >> A Peninsula lawmaker has gotten some help from Hollywood on the eve of a big vote on a proposal to study the potential health risks of synthetic playing fields that have become a popular alternative for schools nationwide. Actresses Laura Dern and Jennifer Beals spoke out Wednesday in favor of legislation by state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, for a roughly $6 million analysis of the fields that use ground-up automobile tires, or crumb rubber, and have been identified as containing...
  • Former Chattanooga Rower Coaching In NCAA Women's Championship
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 00:09:08 GMT
    Former Chattanooga rower Joanna Poinsatte will be coaching in the 2015 NCAA Women's Rowing Championship this weekend in Sacramento, Calif....