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4 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Applause: Kudos to Shu Lin, Meals on Wheels, Rotary Club of Arden Arcade

The medal acknowledges Lin's 25 years of outstanding contributions to NASA's mission.

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Related Topix: Arden-Arcade, CA

8 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sacramento light rail headed off to college

After nearly a decade of struggles, Sacramento Regional Transit's Blue Line light-rail extension project – the line that will land trains at Cosumnes River College's front door – is now full throttle.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Elk Grove, CA

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Village Life

Sac affirms air cargo decision

Last Tuesday's Sacramento County Board of Supervisors' meeting was a formality to move forward with the decision to expand Mather Airport's air cargo operations previously approved on Aug. 12. Critics claimed the project failed to follow California Environmental Quality Act guidelines; however, after more discussion on Aug. 26, the county's Mather ... (more)

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Related Topix: El Dorado County, CA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Shooting victim walks into business with gunshot wound

YOU ARE WATCHING KCRA 3 AND WE BEGIN WITH BREAKING NEWS. A SHOOTING INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY RIGHT NOW IN SACRAMENTO COUNTY WHERE INVESTIGATORS SAY A MAN STUMBLED INTO A BUSINESS WITH A GUNSHOT WOUND.

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Related Topix: Rancho Cordova, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Another View: Abusive lawsuits against school districts are a myth

Re "The cost of abusive lawsuits is taking a big bite out of state's classrooms" .

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Sacramento, CA, Opinion

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Garden Detective: Gophers and voles cause garden havoc

Questions are answered by master gardeners at the UC Cooperative Extension services in Sacramento and Placer counties.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Placer County, CA, Sacramento, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Elk Grove volunteers put community into garden

Besides 30 varieties of tomatoes for tasting, the party will feature several community booths, including Sacramento County master gardeners , UC Cooperative Extension master food preservers, Elk Grove Water District and Gardeners of the Grove garden club.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Elk Grove, CA, Sacramento, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Book on Sacramento serial killer Dorothea Puente reissued

Turner Publishing Company recently released the book again two decades after the first publication of the work, which offers an insider’s look at the murders committed by Dorothea Montalvo Puente, who ran a boardinghouse in midtown.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Violent Crime

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

FPPC to investigate Susan Peters for votes on Mather airport

The state's political watchdog agency announced Friday it will investigate whether Sacramento County Supervisor Susan Peters illegally voted on Mather Airport projects near her commercial property.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Rancho Cordova, CA

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Dirk Verdoorn's Friday NorCal Forecast 8.29.14

I THINK HE IS HUNGRY AT THIS POINT. DON'T ASK THEM ANY MORE QUESTIONS. LET HIM MEET.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, California, Cool, CA, Stanislaus County, CA, San Joaquin County, CA

News10.net

Fifth person arrested in Sacramento hookah lounge slaying

A fifth individual has been arrested in connection with the death of a man outside a Sacramento hookah lounge in July.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

CBS Local

Detectives: 5th Person Arrested For Hookah Lounge Shooting, Another Still Sought

Detectives have arrested a fifth man in connection to the shooting outside of a hookah lounge that left one man dead.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Fifth booked in shooting outside Arden Arcade hookah lounge

Sacramento County homicide detectives have arrested another man allegedly at the scene of a fatal July shooting outside an Arden Arcade hookah lounge.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Arden-Arcade, CA, Sacramento, CA

Business Journal

Elk Grove mayor: Land purchase is good deal even without soccer

Though Elk Grove Mayor Gary Davis is confident the a city can land a Major League Soccer team, he noted that purchased for soccer by the city has other possibilities.

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Related Topix: Elk Grove, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

36 test positive for latent tuberculosis in latest Grant High testing

Tuberculosis is at an all-time low in California. In 2013, a total of 2,170 new active cases were reported, and only 60 patients were between age 14 and 19. An estimated 2.4 million Californians are infected with latent TB and at risk of becoming sick with TB in the future.

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Business Journal

Drive-in theater along Highway 50 not feeling pressure to redevelop

For more than two years, there's been a redevelopment proposal in mind for the drive-in movie theater visible from Highway 50 inSacramento County.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Accused former Fox40 anchor enters no plea but says she wants to clear her name

Sabrina Rodriguez, former Fox40 anchor, left, makes her first appearance in court with attorney Mark Reichel on shoplifting charges on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 Former Fox40 news anchor Sabrina Rodriguez made her first court appearance Thursday morning in the shoplifting case filed against her and her former fiance, and said afterward that she looks ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Folsom, CA, Drugs

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Anderson: WellSpace Health expanding primary care for uninsured, poor in Sacramento region

The ranks of Medi-Cal recipients are growing by 10,000 a month in Sacramento County because of the Affordable Care Act, WellSpace Health CEO Jonathan Porteus told me, and his Sacramento-based nonprofit is expanding around the region with primary-care clinics to serve patients.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Medicine, Citrus Heights, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sac State student dies after collapsing during late-night basketball game

A 23-year-old student at California State University, Sacramento, died early Tuesday, shortly after he collapsed while playing basketball in a campus gymnasium.

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Related Topix: Cal State Sacramento, Sacramento, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Wrong-way driver pleads no-contest to second-degree murder in I-5 crash

A wrong-way driver accused of causing a fatal crash on Interstate 5 near Arena Boulevard in Sacramento has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Drugs

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