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  1. Cabaldon faces West Sacramento mayoral challenge from political newcomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Christopher Cabaldon leads a city in the midst of an aggressive growth spurt and says he wants another term to build on West Sacramento's up-and-coming momentum. Narinderpal Singh Hundal, a new face in West Sacramento politics, says far too many residents aren't sharing in the city's transformation and are ready for a change at City Hall.

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  2. Fraud Awareness Fair scheduled Wednesday in West SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Residents can learn about the latest scams and how to avoid them during the seventh annual Yolo-Sacramento County Fraud Awareness Fair to be held Wednesday in West Sacramento. State and local law enforcement agencies along with insurance and banking institutions will offer fraud prevention information, resources and training on how to avoid becoming a victim, according to a Yolo County District Attorney's Office news release.

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  3. CalPERS' center closing for West Sacramento moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    CalPERS customer service center will be offline next Monday while staff and equipment move to a new facility, then resume operations the next business day, Tuesday, October 21. During the move, staff will not take calls on the fund's toll-free 225-7377 telephone line, but online services at www.calpers.ca.gov and my.calpers.ca.gov will not be interrupted. CalPERS is moving nearly 300 employees in its Customer Service and Outreach Division to a 77,000-square-foot space in Riverpoint Plaza in West Sacramento, fund spokeswoman Rosanna Westmoreland said in an email.

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  4. City Beat: Boat dwellers can be a problem on our riversRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    There's a guy the cops call Mr. Smith who lives on a boat tied to a log in the Sacramento River, just a short skip downriver from the Tower Bridge. He's rarely seen, but he's out there, hunkered down in a Bayliner named Takee One that's barely afloat.

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  5. West Sacramento fire causes haze over areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Firefighters combated a backyard fire in West Sacramento this afternoon that ignited the awning of a neighbor's house and spread to nearby field before it was contained. A call came into emergency dispatchers at 4 p.m. about a backyard fire in the 1500 block of Hobson Ave., near Yolo and Sacramento avenues.

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  6. Dan Morain: George Soros ought to fix the drug initiative mess he made in 2000Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    McFarlin, 33, is a methamphetamine user who has a tattoo on her chest that reads "Johnny's Girl" and often is homeless, wandering the streets of Sacramento and West Sacramento. She has been passing through the courthouse doors since December 2012, when she was arrested at the Cache Creek casino for possession of meth.

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  7. Claudia Buck: Get free financial advice in West SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Kerry Spaulding and her husband came to speak with an estate planning attorney about wills and trusts. Retiree Daniel Rabovsky was looking to find out about tax-saving strategies.

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  8. 'Homeless' pastor Rick Cole goes home to Capital Christian churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The Rev. Rick Cole of Capital Christian Center ends his two-week-long journey to bring awareness to homelessness in Sacramento on Saturday.

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  9. Cabaldon faces West Sacramento mayoral challenge from political newcomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Christopher Cabaldon leads a city in the midst of an aggressive growth spurt and says he wants another term to build on West Sacramento's up-and-coming momentum. Narinderpal Singh Hundal, a new face in West Sacramento politics, says far too many residents aren't sharing in the city's transformation and are ready for a change at City Hall.

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  10. Sacramento underestimating downtown arena traffic, lawyers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Rob Rothblatt, Design Director for AECOM, makes a presentation to the Sacramento Bee Editorial Board outlining the design plans for the construction of the downtown arena on January 27, 2014. Lawyers challenging Sacramento's handling of its downtown arena project argued in court Friday that the city is grossly underestimating the number of people who might show up for an event and the resulting traffic congestion.

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  11. Mayor Johnson, other mayors urge hike in federal minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, shown before delivering the State of the City address in February, led a gathering of mayors from across the nation in a discussion about America’s racial divide on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014.

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  12. AM Sacramento: Here's what you need to know for FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Fall temperatures are promised but not before a weekend of above normal temperatures. Sacramento has endured a week in the 90s.

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  13. Beer Run: Brews and more at SactoberfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Despite the ridiculous heat wave that just blew through, it's October. Really. That means Oktoberfest – beer and brats and plenty of good cheer in just about every civilized city in the world.

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  14. Obituary: Dynamic retiree Valerie Bass, 96, led West Sacramento Girls Scouts troopRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Valerie Bass was a retiree who worked as a Girl Scouts organizer in her 70s and was a troop leader in West Sacramento. Valerie Bass, a young-at-heart retiree who opened doors for underprivileged youngsters as a Girl Scouts leader, died Sept.

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  15. ‘Homeless’ pastor raises $100,000 but will live on the streets another weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The Rev. Rick Cole of the Capital Christian Center met his goal Monday of raising $100,000 for a winter shelter program, but he plans to continue living on the streets of Sacramento for another week to better understand the homeless men and women that he and his church are trying to help.

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  16. TBD Fest seen as showcase for West Sacramento waterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Music lovers attend TBD Fest on Saturday on the West Sacramento riverfront. The 3-day music event drew 21,000 attendees.

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  17. 'Homeless' pastor raises $100,000 but will live on the streets another weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The Rev. Rick Cole of Capital Christian Center and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson camped out together Sunday night on the banks of the Sacramento River in West Sacramento as part of Cole's quest to raise money and awareness for the region's Winter Sanctuary program, which provides shelter for homeless men and women on cold, rainy nights.

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  18. TBD Fest a game changer for food at Sacramento music festivals, and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    That's not intended as a knock to our neighbor to the west. The current organizers have done a commendable job with rescuing Bottle Rock as it was on the brink, and curated a smooth weekend of food, drink and music in just a few months time.

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  19. TBD Festival offers VIPs backstage pamperingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Organizers courted performers' attention this weekend at the three-day TBD Fest music festival in West Sacramento. The festival, which opened Friday, features 75 national and local acts.

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  20. TBD Fest is too loud for some neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Mac Montgomery of FMLYBND performs during the TBD Festival on Oct. 4, 2014, on the West Sacramento river front. The sound level generated by the festival has caused some neighbors to complain.

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