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  • Searchers find 84-year-old missing nearly a day
    published on Wed, 01 Apr 2015 03:00:25 GMT
    An 84-year-old Fairfield man who had been missing for nearly 24 hours was found safe Tuesday morning by search-and-rescue personnel in a wooded area west of the assisted care facility where he lives. Frank Delgado, who had left a Cherry Hills Court care facility around 10:30 a.m. Monday, was found just after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday by a volunteer with the Sacramento Sheriff's Department, according to Fairfield Police Sgt....
  • Swordplay Symposium attracts international crowd
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:24:28 GMT
    A sword student practices a dueling technique during one of Saturday morning's Vancouver International Swordplay Symposium workshop at the Vancouver Masonic Centre. Photograph by: Rebecca Blissett Guy Windsor, a swordplay instructor from Helsinki, Finland, demonstrates the medieval longsword Saturday morning during the Vancouver International Swordplay Symposium held at the Vancouver Masonic Centre....
  • Rising Star: Michigan State Guard Lourawls Nairn, Jr.
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:30:06 GMT
    CBS13 CBS13 is getting answers. See latest Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto news and weather from CBS13 News....
  • 'Honorable' former DA dies after cancer battle
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:30:00 GMT
    Thomas M. "Tom" Marovich, Tuolumne County's district attorney through most of the 1970s, died Friday at University of California, Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. He was 76. Marovich is remembered by friends and colleagues as an honorable man who worked diligently for his clients and loved the practice of law....
  • Get Discovered at 2015 Sacramento County Fair! Call for Entertainers
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:48:40 GMT
    PRLog - March 31, 2015 - SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Sacramento, California-March 18, 2015- The 2015 Sacramento County Fair is now accepting applications for entertainers of all ages interested in performing at the 2015 Fair....
  • 50 Best of Shows Will Be Awarded During the Sacramento County Fair
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:43:02 GMT
    PRLog - March 31, 2015 - SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Sacramento, Calif., - March 18, 2015- The fabric of any county fair starts with the competitive exhibits....
  • Journalist Giselle Fernandez to Emcee Santa Barbara Education Foundation's HOPE Awards
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:38:14 GMT
    Giselle Fernandez has won five Emmys for her journalism, anchored NBC's weekend edition of the Today Show , was a contributor to CBS Sunday Morning , Face the Nation and 48 Hours , and has interviewed global leaders such as Fidel Castro, Henry Kissinger and President Bill Clinton. But above all, she sees herself as an educator....
  • You can now play Pac-man on Google Maps view of Sacramento
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:16:04 GMT
    To access this unique Easter egg, head to Google Maps, and click on the Pac-man icon on the lower left corner! You can now play Pac-man on Google Maps view of Sacramento To access this unique Easter egg, head to Google Maps, and click on the Pac-man icon on the lower left corner! Check out this story on news10.net: http://on.news10.net/1Ctb8Z0 Stop what you're doing and check this out. You can now play Pac-man on on the streets of Sacramento, or any neighborhood that you want, using Google Maps ...
  • Westmont Opens Downtown Program Focused on Capital and Social Entrepreneurship
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:07:23 GMT
    Westmont Downtown, a new, semester-long academic program focusing on capital and social entrepreneurship, opens May 1 in downtown Santa Barbara on the third floor of 26 W. Anapamu St. in the Hutton Parker Foundation Building above The Fund of Santa Barbara. The first class of students will enroll in the program in fall 2015, and each one will be involved in an internship 20 hours a week downtown....
  • Sacramento Kings chairman pledges action on old arena site
    published on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    March 30 --The lead owner of the Sacramento Kings promised Monday that the team won't forget about its current home in Natomas after it moves downtown next year. With city officials anxious about Natomas' post- Kings future, Kings Chairman Vivek Ranadive said the team expects to have a vision for the neighborhood by December....
  • State brings down the book on charters
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    But not in Sacramento. When it comes to dealing with California's successful, independent charter schools, powerful, monied special interests - and the lawmakers they fund - prefer a twist on the adage: If you can't beat them, destroy them....
  • Vallejoa s Patrice Lewis continues to build and study community
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 06:05:59 GMT
    The 2006 Jesse Bethel High School graduate helps behind the scenes, avoiding the spotlight while trying to strengthen the city she calls home, looking to “spread community and love.” Lewis, 26, who self identifies as a ”budding” historian, can rightfully call herself an “established” bridge-builder in the community. She is a key member of the Vallejo Together service organization, member of the local chapter of the NAACP and an av...
  • Corinthian Students Go On Repayment Strike Against Troubled Colleges, Face Default
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:58:19 GMT
    CBS13 CBS13 is getting answers. See latest Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto news and weather from CBS13 News....
  • Markham third-grade class honors Hispanic labor leadera s life, legacy
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:51:35 GMT
    Markham Elementary third-grade teacher Norma Guerrero talks to her students about what it was like to be a field worker during the days of Cesar Chavez, the civil rights activist who fought for the rights of farm laborers. Greg Trott -- The Reporter That is what some Hispanic field workers earned in 1965 in America's West and Southwest, Markham Elementary teacher Norma Guerrero recently explained to her class of 24 students....
  • Honoring the Chavez...
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:18:20 GMT
    About 500 people gathered in San Diego Monday morning for an annual breakfast celebrating the life and legacy of human rights activist and labor leader Cesar Chavez, who would have turned 88 today. Called "Then and Now: United and Strong," Monday's 17th annual breakfast featured keynote speaker Lorraine Agtang, a Sacramento resident who as a teenager participated in the 1965 Delano Grape Strike, a seminal event in the farm worker movement....
  • Washington begins spring ball with questions at QB
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:18:36 GMT
    Coach Chris Petersen began his second spring practice with Washington on Monday with no clue who will start at quarterback for the Huskies when the 2015 season begins. It's not the only position where Washington has questions....
  • Spokane Hosts NCAA Tournament
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:10:00 GMT
    "We overwhelmingly said yes," says Matt Gibson, General Manager of the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena. "We're a big fan of the event, it does well in Spokane."...
  • Supreme Court Denies Appeal Over American Flag T-Shirts At School's Cinco de Mayo Holiday
    published on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:03:15 GMT
    CBS13 CBS13 is getting answers. See latest Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto news and weather from CBS13 News....
  • Drs. Jonathan Szymanowski and Thaddeus Szymanowski Extend Dental...
    published on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:28:53 GMT
    Drs. Jonathan Szymanowski and Thaddeus Szymanowski are pleased to announce that they are now accepting new patients from Sacramento, CA in need of dental implants. Patients with one or more missing teeth who want a stable, natural looking replacement option are encouraged to schedule a consultation appointment....
  • Nonprofits to cook up farm-to-fork action plan
    published on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:30:42 GMT
    The nonprofit Valley Vision has set out to organize all of Sacramento's food related goals into a comprehensive plan that will be revealed during Farm-to-Fork Week in late September. This is from the cap to farm-to-fork festivities in 2014: the Tower Bridge dinner....