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  • Hundreds of Sacramento County Court Workers Begin Strike

    SACRAMENTO — Around 350 Sacramento Superior Court staff, including court reporters, clerks and security, began a strike on Tuesday. A spokesperson with The United Public Employees Union says they have been bargaining with Sacramento Superior Courts since May and working on an expired contract since October. The union says its members are looking for higher wages. “We have families too,” said court clerk Angela Ramos. “We want to work and support our families just like they want to work and […]

  • Grass Valley Woodshop Students Create Sifting Boxes to Benefit Camp Fire Victims

    GRASS VALLEY – The woodshop team at Magnolia Intermediate School is hoping the sifting boxes they’ve made will be a meaningful tool for helping victims of the Camp Fire rebuild their lives. It’s a simple project, just a broken down two-by-four trimmed, prepped and assembled. “In the ashes of their homes they will be able to grab the sifters and sift through stuff to find heirlooms, rings, necklaces, anything that hasn’t melted in the fire,” said eighth grader, Grace Pratt. […]

  • Former Bush Staffer, UOP Professor Reflects on Time in Administration

    STOCKTON — Former communications staffer for President George H.W. Bush, Dave Fredrickson, left national politics to teach at the University of the Pacific. Still, he says his years working with the 41st president made an incredible impression on him. “Everything he did in all the years that I was associated with him were driven by those six ideas: faith, family, friends, duty, honor and country,” Fredrickson said. Frederickson says that of the six presidents he’s served, Bush 41 was different. […]

  • Free Child Care Services Offered Temporarily to Camp Fire Victims

    Reliable, affordable child care can be a challenge for parents under any circumstances, let alone in the aftermath of a fire that has turned their lives upside-down. But, one group is coming together to provide a safe space for young children to learn and play while their parents rebuild. The Camp Fire destroyed tens of thousands of buildings but it has given new life and purpose to day care buildings in Gridley. “Because it was closed already and we felt […]

  • Authorities Investigating North Sacramento Shooting That Left One Man Dead, Second Man Injured

    SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a double shooting in North Sacramento near Don Julio Boulevard. Around 8:22 p.m. Thursday, authorities got a call about shooting at a home near 7100 Flanders Way. When they arrived at the scene, the found two male victims who had been shot. Both were transported to local hospitals. One victim was pronounced dead; the other is expected to survive. The identity of the deceased victim will be released by the coroners […]

  • Inside The Bank, One of Sacramento’s Most Anticipated Eateries

    SACRAMENTO — One of Downtown Sacramento’s most anticipated eateries is breathing new life into an old bank. The Mill Bank on 7th and J streets, known simply as The Bank, features an array of food and drink options. The Bank begins its soft opening Wednesday night at 8 p.m. More information can be found here.

  • Thousands Show Up for 25th Run to Feed the Hungry

    Thousands of runners and walkers showed up for the 25th annual Run to Feed the Hungry in Sacramento. Proceeds benefit the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services. It’s one of the largest Thanksgiving fun runs in the U.S.

  • Parents of NICU Babies Can Check In through an App

    SACRAMENTO — Tennile Hooper spends hours in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Sutter Memorial Hospital every day going back and forth between her twin sons born nearly four months premature. She’s worried, tired and torn every time she has to go home and leave her babies. “It’s unnatural to go home without your babies,” she said. For three weeks she’s been looking forward to the day she could take them home. Monday night, for the first time, she did – […]

  • Kids Share Holiday Cheer with Stockton Assisted Living Residents

    STOCKTON — It started with a request for Christmas carolers and turned into a Thanksgiving-themed serenade from 40 Stockton charter school students. The kids from John McCandless Charter School in Stockton shared holiday stories and sang to the residents at Camlu Assisted Living Wednesday. It was everything activities director Lisa Randall had hoped for and more. “They’re going to take this and they’ll be talking about it for days,” Randall said.