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  • Gay mentor, belief in dignity at roots of Kennedy's views
    published on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:14:13 GMT
    In this May 8, 1991, file photo, Gordon Schaber poses for a photo in his south Sacramento, Calif., home. Schaber was the Dean of the McGeorge School of Law....
  • Letters: The truth behind UC hiring spike
    published on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    "UC pensions, paychecks balloon" [Editorial, April 23] ignores critical information that the Register itself reported and wrongly accuses UC of fiscal mismanagement. It fails to mention that UC has already implemented pension reform, increasing both the university's and employees' contributions....
  • Schools Team Up To Help Fix Bikes For The Homeless
    published on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 05:44:22 GMT
    CBS13 CBS13 is getting answers. See latest Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto news and weather from CBS13 News....
  • Mason Davis
    published on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 01:43:26 GMT
    A local boy beat out over 3,000 other children to be cast as a student on the national TV game show "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader." 10-year-old Mason Davis is one of six students filling desks on the revival of the popular game show....
  • Politicians, Community Leaders Show Support for Elkarra at Anti-Hate Rally
    published on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 01:43:22 GMT
    Dozens of politicians and community leaders showed their support for Twin Rivers School Board candidate Basim Elkarra, who became the target of Anti-Islamic shame campaign. For years, the 35-year-old father has been a member of Sacramento CAIR, or Council on American Islamic relations....
  • Point/Counterpoint: Was it ok for George Maloof to be at the premier of Down In The Valley?
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    With the recent premier of Down In The Valley, many Kings fans were alarmed to see George Maloof at the premier, and featured on the discussion panel. Here to discuss this with me is noted Maloof apologist Kevin Fippin....
  • Holmes' Green Team wins state award
    published on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    After several months of monitoring, documenting and submitting data on the waste stream at Holmes Junior High School, the school's Green Team was honored with third place in the CRV category of the statewide 2015 K-12 Recycling Challenge. Students, school staffers and parents who are involved with the project attended the "Keep California Beautiful" news conference Thursday morning on the west steps of the state Capitol in Sacramento....
  • Gay mentor, belief in dignity at roots of Kennedy's views
    published on Mon, 23 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    The Irish Catholic boy who came of age in Sacramento after World War II is an unlikely candidate to be the author of the Supreme Court's major gay rights rulings. But those who have known Justice Anthony Kennedy for decades and scholars who have studied his work say he has long stressed the importance of valuing people as individuals....
  • Jonathan Price photo
    published on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:48:30 GMT
    My goal for the SN&R rack was to make people aware that their environmental choices impact the animals that we share the earth with. I painted the waterfall down the back of the rack to stress the importance of keeping our waters clean for future generations....
  • "Odd couple" battles it out for senate seat
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 23:15:29 GMT
    It's hardly your typical political matchup -- pitting a missionary's daughter backed by Planned Parenthood and nearly every major Democratic lawmaker against a close confidant of Gov. Jerry Brown, who is counting on independents and Republicans to carry him to Sacramento. The state Senate race between Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla, D-Concord, and Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer is a confrontation between Democratic moderates who have drifted in opposite directions and now champion causes that might have...
  • Melanie Driskill photo
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:32:59 GMT
    I've always loved watching children draw and create art because they aren't afraid of what others think. Watching my own child and how she views the world shows me what is important to her....
  • What noises in your daily life can impact your hearing?
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:47:21 GMT
    KELLIE: LAST NIGHT IN A KCRA 3 INVESTIGATION, WE SHOWED YOU JUST HOW LOUD SOME MOVIES ARE PLAYING AT SACRAMENTO AREA THEATERS. IT'S SUCH A CONCERN, SOME HOLLYWOOD SOUND ENGINEERS SAY THE VOLUME NEEDS TO BE TURNED DOWN....
  • New UCD art lecture series named for Thiebauds
    published on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    UC Davis is honoring Betty Jean and Wayne Thiebaud by naming a new lecture series for them. The first lecture will be delivered by artist Rackstraw Downes, a MacArthur Foundation fellow, in May. Thiebaud, an internationally recognized artist, taught at UCD for 30 years starting in 1960....
  • History comes alive in 'The Sacramento Picture'
    published on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Our digital age has unleashed countless miracles, and one of the best is the growing cornucopia of archival material that is becoming available to anybody with Internet access. Time was, researchers or curious civilians were limited to hard copies of vintage documents, audio recordings and newsreel footage stored on site, at locations with limited public hours if they offered visiting hours at all....
  • Bay Area obesity lowest in wealthiest counties
    published on Wed, 08 Sep 2010 07:00:00 GMT
    The Bay Area is the healthiest region in the state, at least in regard to obesity and diabetes - but only if you happen to live in the wealthiest communities around the bay. The nine-county Bay Area has the lowest prevalence of adult obesity and the second-lowest prevalence of diabetes, behind only the Sacramento area, according to a report released last week by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research ....
  • Loretta Peters
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:39:01 GMT
    Paxton - PAXTON - Loretta J. Peters of Paxton, passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2015 under the loving care of her family and staff at Rose Monahan Hospice Home after a 19 year illness. She is survived by her husband, R. Norman Peters; her son, Jeffrey N. Peters and his wife, Sara Martin of West Sacramento, California; her daughter; Deborah S. LeBlanc and her husband, Donald of Paxton; three grandchildren, Emma and Leah LeBlanc of Paxton and Carson Peters of West Sacramento, California; and her...
  • Silverado students heading to state capitol for up-close government lessons Updated at
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:14:52 GMT
    A group of students from Silverado High School discovered they will travel to Sacramento to meet with several law makers as they learn about the inner workings of government. The group was one of four student teams from two local high schools that attended the annual "Future Leaders of the High Desert Legislative Luncheon" at the SHS gym on Friday....
  • Police Working to Prevent Pedestrian Road Crossing Accidents
    published on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    "He said he didn't care about waiting. He didn't want to wait so he said 'I'll just go' and he started running....
  • For Teens: Golden 1 Credit Union's 'Mad City Money' Sessions
    published on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:14:40 GMT
    Golden 1 Credit Union has a long history of providing free financial education to our communities, specifically to help students prepare for financial independence. Sign up for one of the six, hour-long Mad City Money simulations, which teaches teenagers basic money management in a safe, fun setting....
  • Berkley trailer will be in Sacto
    published on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:46:52 GMT
    The Berkley Experience Trailer will be in Sacramento, Calif. for the Bassmaster Elite Series event on the Sacramento River....