Sacramento County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Sacramento County, CA. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 3,598 in Sacramento County, CA

  1. Garden Detective: Mystery tree brings up shady possibilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Reader Matt Toland saw this tree with long chains of flowers in Washington, D.C. He wonders if it would be good to grow in Sacramento.

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  2. New Front Yard: Pipevine supports butterfliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... drought-tolerant and beautiful plants well adapted to our region. Along the American River bike trail in Sacramento County or Putah Creek in Davis, you may have spotted this vine with unusual striped flowers that look very much like – you ...

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  3. Suspects arrested in attack on woman outside ballpark after A's/Giants gameRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... injuries. Police said the woman was punched in the face. According to police, Rucker was booked into Sacramento County Jail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, battery causing serious injury, challenging to a fight or fighting in public ...

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  4. School spending: Where the neediest students get more helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... school districts across California last month approved their first blueprints for spending that money. In Sacramento County, some districts expanded educational programs already in place, adding positions such as teachers and classroom aides. Others ...

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  5. Obituary: Sacramento County regulator Virgil Petrocchi, 98, enforced accuracy in weights and measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Virgil Petrocchi, a retired Sacramento County regulator who protected consumers against being shortchanged when buying gas, groceries and other products sold by weight or volume, died June 14 of congestive heart failure, his family said.

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  6. Garden Detective: Which mulch is best, bark or compost?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... Bark is not made to decompose so it doesn't help the soil. Also earthworms won't live in there. I called Sacramento County extension and they corroborated, so I removed all the bark chips and replaced with compost. The trees are happier and I do ...

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  7. Assault with boiling water earns may seven years to life in prisonRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... for pouring boiling water over a woman's head has been sentenced to seven years to life in prison. A Sacramento County jury in April found Sofronski Brookins, 31, guilty of aggravated mayhem, torture and a domestic violence assault charge. It also ...

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  8. Officials report West Nile virus more prevalent than usual among mosquitoes, dead birdsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... the best plan of action. Additional laboratory tests will be available next week. So far this year in Sacramento County, 120 mosquito samples and 82 dead birds have tested positive for West Nile virus. In Yolo County, 30 mosquito samples and 14 dead ...

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  9. Woman guilty in stabbing deathRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... not hearing from her and found her apartment door unlocked. Brock's car was missing but was found outside Sacramento County, where Williams abandoned it after fleeing the murder scene. Williams tried to pay for gas using Brock's credit card.

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  10. Support for Capital SouthEast ConnectorRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Re "Sacramento County needs SouthEast Connector" : As an organization representing more than 430 Rancho Cordova businesses, the Rancho Cordova Chamber is fully aware of the benefits in improving our region's transportation system.

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  11. Editorial: Sacramento County inches toward campaign finance disclosureRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Ever so slowly, Sacramento County officials are preparing to enter the Internet age, to the benefit of the electorate.

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  12. Rafting down the American is a summer treatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 4 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... of good will and community on the river. "It's a fun thing to do," said John Havicon, the chief ranger for Sacramento County's park system. "We just hope they do it safely." In 2006 and 2007, Sacramento County took steps to ban alcohol consumption ...

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  13. Coroner identifies woman found dead in midtown SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 29 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The Sacramento County coroner’s office has identified the victim of a homicide at a midtown apartment as 31-year-old Kelsey Snyder of Sacramento.

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  14. Rio Linda homicide suspect charged as an adultRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... 54, a former Marine and police officer who most recently worked at the San Juan Unified School District. Sacramento County sheriff's detectives determined the shooting followed an argument between Stidman and the suspect, who had been invited into ...

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  15. Sutter agrees to extend dental surgery programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... Medical Center, other care systems, dentists, anesthesiologists and advocates for oral health care policy. Sacramento County's latest dental-care crisis appears to have been averted for now during a meeting Monday at the Capitol. Convened by Senate ...

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  16. Rafting down the American is a summer treatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... of good will and community on the river. "It's a fun thing to do," said John Havicon, the chief ranger for Sacramento County's park system. "We just hope they do it safely." In 2006 and 2007, Sacramento County took steps to ban alcohol consumption ...

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  17. Veterans Treatment Court debuts in Sacramento this weekRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Sacramento County will launch a new Veterans Treatment Court on Thursday, giving judges the opportunity to sentence veterans convicted of crimes stemming from military service to treatment programs instead of jail.

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  18. UC Davis study finds link between pesticides, autismRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... receives most of the 200 million pounds of agricultural pesticides applied annually in California. In Sacramento County, roughly 3,100 public school students have been diagnosed as autistic. The autistic population in the county has risen sevenfold ...

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  19. Garden Detective: Pesky weed survives her attempts to get rid of itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    "Northern willowherb" grows tall and upright, sometimes to 6 feet tall. It's a common weed in the region.

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  20. Garden Detective: Hydrangea looks healthy but where are flowers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

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

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