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Surprise: white paper commissioned by Delta Tunnels proponents claims CA WaterFix would benefit fish

By Dan Bacher | March 15, 2018 | 

The Orange County Coastkeeper has commissioned a white paper, “Making the Delta a Better Place for Native Fishes,” claiming Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels could help to restore Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta fish if built. 
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Assembly member Cooper accepted over $34,000 in gifts, travel including trips to Hawaii, Ireland

March 14, 2018 |

According to mandated economic interest disclosures filed with the California Fair Political Practices Commission, during 2017 Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D - Elk Grove) received gifts and travel valued at over $34,000. 
The disclosure was filed on March 1, 2018, and showed the second term legislator representing the states 9th Assembly District, which includes all of Elk Grove accepted gifts, mostly meals valued at $4,008. Those gifts ranged from oranges from California Citrus Mutual valued at $8.65 to a gift reported with a price of $395.41 from the California Tribal Business Alliance described as a gift card, food, and lodging.
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Kings sweep heat for first time since 2002

It seemed like the first meeting between the Kings and Heat this season would be hard to top... Read More

Auto Museum presents “Savor, Sip, Road Trip!” Classic car & culinary journey

Auto Museum presents “Savor, Sip, Road Trip!” Classic car & culinary journey

Ready to take a road trip through the wide and wonderful world of local flavor? The California Automobile Museum is proud to present a special gala fundraising event titled “Savor, Sip, Road Trip!” on Saturday evening, March 24, 2018, beginning at 6 p.m. Sponsored by Big Hairy Dog Retail Relationships, Hot Wood and Orrick, this unique fundraising event offers plentiful food and beverage stations paired with classic cars set in vignettes designed to transport guests to another place and time. 

 

Stage Nine Entertainment Store welcomes legendary Disney authors, film makers & artist

Stage Nine Entertainment Store welcomes legendary Disney authors, film makers & artist

Stage Nine Entertainment Store in Old Sacramento is proud and excited to welcome three legendary Disney authors/film makers and a talented artist for a free public event on Saturday, March 31, 2018, from noon to 4 p.m.  The special “meet and greet” event will feature Disney authors/film makers Don Hahn, Dave Bossert and Mindy Johnson along with talented Disney artist Trevor Carlton. The event will take place at Stage Nine Entertainment Store, the area’s premier entertainment retail destination located at 102 K Street in Old Sacramento.

 

Stage Nine Entertainment Store guests will have the rare opportunity to meet these Disney greats, each with impressive credentials and fascinating tales to tell:  

 

2018 St. Patrick’s Day roundup

By. Jessi Gunn

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, March 17th to be exact, and thankfully Sacramento has plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy. Do you have a favorite annual event that didn’t make it onto the list? Leave us a note (and an invite) in the comments!

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Institute of Health and Healing to offer free lecture on the science of healthy aging

Institute of Health and Healing to offer free lecture on the science of healthy aging

Join us for a free lecture April 11 at the Library Galleria in Sacramento (register here) and learn how your genes, hormones and lifestyle can support healthy aging. New York Times bestselling author Sara Gottfried, M.D., will offer practical and insightful tools for optimizing your “healthspan”— the period of time when you feel healthy and in your prime. Eric Hassid, M.D. will look at healthy aging from a functional medicine perspective.

Thousands in the San Joaquin Valley have unsafe drinking water, but clean water is close

Tens of thousands of people living in the San Joaquin Valley’s unincorporated, rural, low-income communities have unsafe drinking water pouring from their taps. That water is delivered from a patchwork of community water systems that often don’t meet state or federal standards for drinking water, or from private wells that are not tested.

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Sacramento man charged with 27 counts of illegal firearms trafficking by Federal Grand Jury

A Federal Grand Jury in Sacramento issued a indictment yesterday against a Sacramento man alleging his trafficking in illegal firearms trafficking. The suspect, Shawn Darrell Wilson, 27, was charged with 27 counts dealing firearms without a license, possessing a firearm as a felon, and illegal possession of a machine gun. 
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Statement on the passing of Ali Youssefi, Sacramento Kings partner and local developer

Statement on the Passing of Ali Youssefi, Sacramento Kings Partner and Local Developer... Read More