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  • Eric 'The Actor' Lynch -- fun-loving, foul-mouthed Wack...
    published on Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:37:53 GMT
    Eric "The Actor" Lynch, whose fear of werewolves, love of professional wrestling and angry, often foul-mouthed rants endeared him to fans of Howard Stern's radio show for more than a decade, has died at age 39. Lynch died Friday at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center in Sacramento, his longtime friend and agent, Johnny Fratto, told The Associated Press on Monday. Lynch, who stood just 3 feet tall and used a wheelchair to get around, had suffered for years from numerous height-rel...
  • Entertainment news in brief
    published on Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:47:03 GMT
    A Monday news release gives fresh details about "The Endless River," the British rock 'n' roll group's first new material in 20 years. The 18-song double album features band members David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright, who died in 2008....
  • Senuca Beverages to Distribute Alkame's Patented Alkaline Bottled Water in Northern California
    published on Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:15:00 GMT
    Under terms of the distribution agreement, Senuca Beverage will distribute Alkame's premium line of alkaline, oxygenated, micro-clustered, and antioxidant bottled water across Northern California, including Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado, Nevada, Yuba, Sutter, Yolo, Butte, Solano, Colusa, Glenn, Tehama, Shasta, Plumas, and Sierra counties. "Our newest partnership with Senuca Beverages will allow us to further expand the distribution footprint for Alkame Water to include Sacramento and its surroun...
  • Obituary: James Powell, 98, shined shoes near Capitol for 50 years
    published on Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:08:52 GMT
    James Monroe Powell, a cheerful man with a tireless work ethic who shined shoes for bigwigs at the state Capitol for half a century, died Sept. 7, his family said....
  • Giants broadcaster Duane Kuiper calls on experience
    published on Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    At spring training before the 1983 season, Kuiper fields a ground ball. He played parts of four seasons with the Giants....
  • Eric 'The Actor' Lynch, Howard Stern's diminutive foil, dies
    published on Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:18:23 GMT
    Eric "The Actor" Lynch, whose fear of werewolves, love of professional wrestling and angry, often foul-mouthed rants endeared him to fans of Howard Stern's radio show for more than a decade, has died at age 39. Lynch died Friday at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center in Sacramento, his longtime friend and agent, Johnny Fratto, told The Associated Press on Monday. Lynch, who stood just 3 feet tall and used a wheelchair to get around, had suffered for years from numerous height-rel...
  • Local roundup: Vacaville Christian High School football team rolls into SDL opener
    published on Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:41:09 GMT
    Vacaville Christian High School heads into its Sierra Delta League opener this week riding a three-game winning streak and a red-hot defense. VCS gave up just 11 total yards, 12 rushing and minus-1 passing....
  • Why we'll miss #EricTheActor
    published on Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:22:43 GMT
    What makes Howard Stern's radio show so compelling, besides Howard himself, is that everybody who contributes to the show is a character. That goes for all the staff members who come on the air, and all the callers - especially the oddballs called the Wack Pack....
  • Marketing undermining Major League Soccera s profile in Southern California
    published on Tue, 23 Sep 2014 02:25:04 GMT
    Just when it appears Major League Soccer marketing mavens couldn't get any more obtuse when it comes to the Southern California marketplace and selling the sport in general, along comes a confounding series of statements over the last seven days that suggest otherwise. Out go the immediately identifiable ball and cleat that's been around since the league's 1996 inception....
  • Reno air improves after dense smoke advisory
    published on Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:00:41 GMT
    For the first time since a smoky haze drifted into western Nevada more than a week ago from a huge California wildfire nearly 100 miles away, the National Weather Service issued a "dense smoke advisory" for Reno and Lake Tahoe on Monday before shifting winds pushed the worst of it back west across the Sierra. The advisory stretched south through Carson City and Gardnerville and as far east as Lovelock, about 90 miles east of Reno....
  • Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson runs full-court press well
    published on Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Sacramento -- with no track record of soccer success until the arrival of USL PRO's Republic FC in 2014 -- has come out of nowhere to jump to the head of the MLS expansion line. If it is awarded what could be the 24th and final slot in the 24-team league MLS envisions by 2020, it will almost be as stunning as the successful effort Johnson engineered to save the NBA Kings....
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    published on Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:40:06 GMT
    This January 2013 photo provided by Johnny Fratto shows Eric Lynch in Beverly Hills, Calif. Eric "The Actor" Lynch, the diminutive member of Howard Stern's "Wack Pack," who for years launched into comical, frequently foul-mouthed rants during calls to Stern's radio show, died in Calif....
  • Between the lines: Joan Didion gets an honor she deserves
    published on Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:21:44 GMT
    Fifth-generation Californian, novelist and essayist Joan Didion, who was born and raised in Sacramento, will be inducted into the California Hall of Fame on Oct. 1. She and six other prominent Californians , five screenplays and a dozen nonfiction titles. One of the most definitive books ever written on California's counterculture in the 1960s and its center in San Francisco's Height-Ashbury district was "Slouching Towards Bethlehem," her insightful collection of essays now regarded as a contemp...
  • Carmichael Dave: Glory Glory Sac Republic
    published on Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:47:45 GMT
    With the fight for the Kings, and the rise of Sac Republic FC as a force in the local sports scene, beyond the actual games- proponents really just wanted more things to do in Sacramento on a weekend. Saturday night, it all came together....
  • Keith Brooks and Carmichael Dave Show - September 22, 2014
    published on Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:47:28 GMT
    Monday morning football. Nothing but NFL all day long. Raiders go to New England and put up a good fight, but lose....
  • Sacramento resident and Stern show regular Eric the Actor dies
    published on Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:44:48 GMT
    His longtime caretaker and friend said on Stern’s SiriusXM radio show on Monday that Lynch’s kidneys and liver began shutting down when he was admitted to a Sacramento hospital. Lynch’s death was confirmed on Twitter by his longtime manager Johnny Fratto....
  • 30Q: Can Rudy Gay continue to be efficient?
    published on Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:33:25 GMT
    When the Kings traded for Rudy Gay this past year, there was a hope that his performance in Toronto was an aberration and that he would bounce back in a new environment. He had been shooting a paltry 38.8% from the field over the first 18 games of the season despite taking almost 19 shots a game....
  • You Can't Fight This Feeling Anymore
    published on Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:11:14 GMT
    Your mind says no...but your heart says yes, yes, YES! This is the season of Boogie Cousins and though he rose up to achieve what some call a breakout last year, make no mistake: This is his breakout year in every way imaginable. If you want to fight it, I can't stop you....
  • Fresno air service very similar to Sacramento's
    published on Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    One of the concerns of the Fresno Giants organization was the level of airline service to and from Fresno Yosemite International Airport. One concern of San Francisco Giants executives as they weighed Fresno's future as their Triple-A affiliate was the level of airline service to and from Fresno Yosemite International Airport, and the ease with which the Fresno Grizzlies could fly on road trips to other Pacific Coast League markets....
  • Republic FC reaches championship after huge comebackRepublic FC...
    published on Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:12:35 GMT
    Republic FC reaches championship after huge comeback Republic FC reaches USL Pro championship after huge comeback Saturday night Check out this story on news10.net: http://on.news10.net/1se5ecv The Republic FC capped an exciting week of soccer with a 3-2 comeback victory over the LA Galaxy II Saturday night in the USL Pro semi finals Saturday night to reach the championship game. Republic FC fans celebrate a 3-2 comeback victory over the LA Galaxy II in the USL Pro semi finals Saturday night at ...