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  • City Leaders Kick Off K Street Redevelopment
    published on Fri, 06 Mar 2015 06:59:31 GMT
    City leaders celebrated the groundbreaking of a $55.4 million construction project rehabilitating the 700 block of K Street in downtown Sacramento Thursday. "Honestly, if I didn't work down here, I wouldn't even wanna be down here....
  • Governor Brown Announces additional Appointments
    published on Fri, 06 Mar 2015 05:16:44 GMT
    Tom Dyer, 41, of Sacramento, has been appointed chief deputy legislative affairs secretary in the Office of the Governor. Dyer has served as legislative director at the California Department of Finance since 2012....
  • Rocky Chavez cites Marine background as key asset in U.S. Senate race
    published on Fri, 06 Mar 2015 05:05:00 GMT
    Assemblyman Rocky Chvez , who has jumped into the 2016 Senate race, leaves the state Assembly in Sacramento. Rocky Chvez, a Republican state assemblyman from Oceanside, launched a campaign for U.S. Senate on Thursday, offering his military background as a key asset in the race to succeed Democratic incumbent Barbara Boxer....
  • Vanden High School girls basketball team plays for section title tonight
    published on Fri, 06 Mar 2015 01:11:59 GMT
    Allison Johnson and the Vanden High School girls basketball team have averaged 25 wins per season for the last 11 years. Johnson and the Vikings can fill that hole in their collective resume tonight....
  • Luncheon weaves together Yolo County womena s history, past and present
    published on Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:49:32 GMT
    Davis High School student Geneva Duren portrays Tanya Volkers, a Russian immigrant who settled in West Sacramento, during the Yolo County Women's History Month luncheon Thursday. In a different approach than previous years, four Davis Senior High School drama students brought to life women who have made their mark in Yolo County, even though many of their lives began elsewhere....
  • Jim Capoota s influence still resonates today
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Vallejo High girls basketball head coach Jim Capoot gets a smile out of a comment by player Ashley Moore during the teams' interview session at ARCO Arena following their Sac-Joaquin Section Div. II championship win over St. Francis High on March 6, 2010....
  • NCSY teens visit Capitol, lobby legislators
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:05:32 GMT
    A handful of Bay Area Jewish teens got a taste of real-world political lobbying this week when they participated in the annual Teen Advocacy Program trip to Sacramento. Sponsored by NCSY, the youth movement of the Orthodox Union, the program includes six weeks of education followed by a visit to the Capitol in Sacramento, which occurred on March 3. The 18 participating teens met with state Senators Benjamin Allen , Marty Block and Jean Fuller , Assembly members Marc Levine and Brian Dahle , and ...
  • Education leaders lament Drexel closure, but see opportunity
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:05:00 GMT
    Area education leaders on Thursday lamented Drexel University's decision to close its Sacramento campus. But they noted that many other efforts are under way to create more higher-education options in the the region....
  • Drexel to phase out Sacramento operations
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:32:44 GMT
    Drexel University's President John Fry announced Thursday that it will phase out operations in Sacramento, Calif. The decision came Wednesday after what the university called a "comprehensive evaluation" by its board....
  • 'Rapture ' offers unflinching look at gender politics
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:22:12 GMT
    Capital Stage continues its 10th anniversary season with the Sacramento Premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist "Rapture, Blister, Burn" by Gina Gionfriddo. "Rapture, Blister, Burn" marks the Capital Stage directorial debut of frequent Capital Stage collaborator Shannon Mahoney....
  • Drexel's Sacramento Campus Closing Down; Current Students Can Finish
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:12:56 GMT
    CBS13 CBS13 is getting answers. See latest Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto news and weather from CBS13 News....
  • Drexel phasing out operations in Sacramento
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 19:18:14 GMT
    Michael Marion is executive director and associate vice provost of Drexel University Sacramento. Drexel's president John Fry announced it will be phasing out operations in Sacramento....
  • L.A. Deputy Film Czar Quits to Run for State Legislature
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:56:08 GMT
    Rajiv Dalal , who announced on Wednesday he was resigning as L.A.'s deputy film czar, revealed that he will be a candidate for California's 43rd Assembly district, which includes numerous entertainment industry businesses and residents in the east end of the San Fernando Valley. In an election to be held in 2016, Dalal will seek the seat now held by Mike Gatto , a Democrat who will be termed out next year....
  • Drexel to Shutter Sacramento Programs
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    After a comprehensive evaluation, Drexel University's board of trustees has decided to begin the process of phasing out Drexel's undergraduate and graduate programs in Sacramento. The board determined that offering degree programs in Sacramento does not align with Drexel's current strategic vision....
  • Training center for commercial construction buys new site
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:01:29 GMT
    Northern California Valley Sheet Metal Training Center has bought a 25,363-square-foot building in Mather at 3665 Bleckely St. for $1.25 million. When commercial construction was taking off a decade ago, Northern California Valley Sheet Metal Training Center managers had started looking for new space and saving money for it....
  • Bites
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:27:23 GMT
    Just when Steve Hansen got elected to the Sacramento City Council, his central-city district was dealt a major blow. In early 2013, the Sacramento City Unified School District decided to close Washington Elementary School, at the corner of 18th and E streets, in order to cut costs....
  • House of Thai Rice & Noodle
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:27:02 GMT
    During certain rainy spring and winter days in Sacramento, it's somewhat easy to get flashbacks to Southeast Asia. One way to do that is by slurping bowls of noodle soup and sipping iced coffee at any Vietnamese, Thai, Lao or Cambodian restaurant in town....
  • Ask Joey
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:26:44 GMT
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  • Testing out the Ayurveda lifestyle
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:23:40 GMT
    Let me back up. I have chronic digestive problems. I'm also 23 - too young for chronic digestive problems....
  • The language of change
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:23:14 GMT
    The writer and his family's time in Valparaso has included trips on the city's funiculars - steep trolley cars - and through its colorful, graffiti-adorned streets. T here are, in Valparaso, many perros vagos ....