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  • Bites
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:01:29 GMT
    Sacramento city school-board elections this fall were unusually competitive, basically a contest between a good-old-boy group of incumbents and a field of candidates pushing for more open, democratic governance of city schools. Mostly, the good old boys won....
  • Sac City Council funds Planned Parenthood programs
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:54:40 GMT
    City Council member Angelique Ashby is among the most fiscally conservative of her colleagues, when it comes to spending her discretionary funds. Compared to other City Council members, last year Ashby spent the least -- about $35,000 on community service programs and local events....
  • Belk v. Commissioner Internal Revenue
    published on Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    Before MOTZ, KING, and KEENAN, Circuit Judges. ARGUED:David Mace Wooldridge, Sirote & Permutt, P.C., Birmingham, Alabama, for Appellants....
  • Maureen DiMarco dies at 66; state Cabinet's first education secretary
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:05:00 GMT
    When asked about her lack of a college degree, Maureen DiMarco said: "I'll match my M-O-M to anyone's B.S. or B.A. anywhere in the state." When asked about her lack of a college degree, Maureen DiMarco said: "I'll match my M-O-M to anyone's B.S. or B.A. anywhere in the state."...
  • Vacaville High School boys basketball to play Monday at Sleep Train Arena
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:54:05 GMT
    Kamman will take his team to Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento on Monday to face Granite Bay in a nonleague game on the Kings' home court. The top 'Dog played at then Arco Arena just over 20 years ago, when he helped lead Vacaville to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III championship with a 61-60 victory over Foothill of Sacramento....
  • Improving forecasts for rain-on-snow flooding
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:23:39 GMT
    Many of the worst West Coast winter floods pack a double punch. Heavy rains and melting snow wash down the mountains together to breach riverbanks, wash out roads and flood buildings....
  • Placer Ranch plan fits into Sierra College's long-range plan
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:04:55 GMT
    Sierra College wants to build a satellite campus with Sacramento State as part of the Placer Ranch project even though it still has room on its nearby Rocklin campus. Why? Because growth is coming, its president says....
  • Council hears update from Carol Liu
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:59:00 GMT
    Updating the public on the year's activities in Sacramento, Sen. Carol Liu delivered a presentation on the state of the state at Monday's City Council meeting. She shared the triumphs and trials of the 2013-14 legislative season, which ended in August, and looked to the year ahead....
  • NorCal Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:16:21 GMT
    PRLog - Dec. 17, 2014 - SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Sacramento, California - 12/17/2014 - NorCal Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing is proud to announce its 5th consecutive CARF International Accreditation for our Supported Employment Program....
  • Nobel Prize Winner to Speak at MIND Institute
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    Thomas C. Sdhof, recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine, will address his research on how defects in a 'glue' that binds together proteins at the neuronal synapses may play a role in the etiology of autism spectrum disorder, schizophrenia and other psychiatric neurodevelopmental conditions, during the first 2015 UC Davis MIND Institute Distinguished Lecturer Series address in January. Sdhoff is the Avram Goldstein Chair and professor of molecular and cellular physiology at ...
  • Drexel Undergraduates Eligible for Cal Grants
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    Undergraduate students interested in attending Drexel University Sacramento now have one more reason to consider enrolling - the university is now Cal Grant eligible. The designation means Drexel's undergraduate students in the Bachelor of Science of Business Administration program will have the opportunity to receive financial support through grants provided by the California Student Aid Commission....
  • Year in Review: February 2014's Top 10 Stories
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:32:52 GMT
    CBS13 Welcome to CBS13/CW31 on CBSSacramento.com! CBS13 has joined forces with KHTK Sports 1140 in Sacramento to give you the best Sacramento has to offer as CBS Local. CBS13 is part of CBS Television Stations, a [...] KHTK Sports 1140 Contact KHTK Sports 1140: Studio Line: 339-1140 Toll Free: 920-1140 Text Line: 441140 Air Staff: Host: Keith Brooks Host: Carmichael Dave Host: Deuce Host: Jason Ross Host: Grant Napear Producer: Jodi Bacon For [...] 10. Professional Cuddling Service Opens Its Arm...
  • Fun galore as cabaret trio B.O.O.B.S. go 'Unwrapped for the Holidays'
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:44:33 GMT
    Love the Christmas season but bored beyond belief with the traditional spate of holiday entertainment fare? Does the prospect of another "Christmas Carol" have you cheering for Scrooge ? Would you like to see old man Potter throw George and Mary Bailey out of their drafty, old house and commit Uncle Billy to an asylum for a daily dose of electroshock therapy? Thankfully, Leanne Borghesi, Jessica Coker and Soila Hughes have the perfect antidote for those in need of a holiday "perk-me-up."...
  • Timm Herdt: A handy way to discover California
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:59:59 GMT
    It's a little much to expect for workaday Californians to be well versed in the operations of their state government -- although not too much to hope that they be somewhat more knowledgeable than they are. Each January for the past four years, for example, a plurality of respondents has told pollsters from the Public Policy Institute of California they believe the state spends more on prisons than any other program....
  • Placer Ranch development now includes deal with Sacramento State, Sierra College
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:21:55 GMT
    Placer Ranch developer Westpark Communities has an agreement to collaborate with two high-ed institutions: California State University Sacramento and Sierra College. Master-plan community Placer Ranch, outside of Roseville, has long been an idea, along with the thought of pairing a university at its center....
  • Sheriff: Boy steals grandma's guns, trades them for pot
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:39:22 GMT
    Deputies in California say a 14-year-old boy stole a car and two loaded guns from his grandmother and then traded them for marijuana. Sheriff: Boy steals grandma's guns, trades them for pot Deputies in California say a 14-year-old boy stole a car and two loaded guns from his grandmother and then traded them for marijuana....
  • Housebound woman who can hardly stand up stars in season 3 of My 600-lb Life
    published on Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:36:00 GMT
    'I feel like a nasty yucky monster': Housebound woman, 24, who is so obese she can hardly stand up stars in season three of My 600-lb Life Amber, 34, from Troutdale, Oregon, weighs 660lbs and is confined to a life at home under the care of her parents TLC's My 600-lb Life is back with its third season next month, and its first subject is so morbidly obese, she is unable to stand or walk for more than a few minutes at a time. At only 24 years old, Amber, from Troutdale, Oregon, weighs 660lbs and ...
  • Turlock School Teacher Uses Boat He Invented To Rescue Man From Tuolumne River
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:55:14 GMT
    CBS13 Welcome to CBS13/CW31 on CBSSacramento.com! CBS13 has joined forces with KHTK Sports 1140 in Sacramento to give you the best Sacramento has to offer as CBS Local. CBS13 is part of CBS Television Stations, a [...] KHTK Sports 1140 Contact KHTK Sports 1140: Studio Line: 339-1140 Toll Free: 920-1140 Text Line: 441140 Air Staff: Host: Keith Brooks Host: Carmichael Dave Host: Deuce Host: Jason Ross Host: Grant Napear Producer: Jodi Bacon For [...] HUGHSON - A Turlock middle school teacher is be...
  • High school girls basketball: Pioneer falls to Foothill, faltering on boards and offense
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:35:27 GMT
    The Patriots fell 68-49 at Foothill of Sacramento, a non-league loss despite 29 points from sophomore Shanaijah Davison. Seniors Madison Bellin and Alexis Mata added eight points apiece while senior Makayla Tam and Kate Rasussen scored two points each....
  • Miller steps in: New Human Services Agency director plans to build on what agency is doing
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:29:50 GMT
    It's a $371 million-a-year operation with 1,300 employees, and since the start of the month it has been headed by Michael Miller, who had been a deputy director in the agency for the past four years. But his history in county government stretches back 30 years, most of which he spent in the county's Employment and Economic Development Department. “The first job I had was working as a case manager in the summer youth program … in 1984,” he said, which was...