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West Sacramento’s Intergalactic Expo 2017

Intergalactic Expo 2017 is less than 3 months away! The event is returning to the West Sacramento Civic Center on May 21st and once again raising funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the City of West Sacramento Parks and Recreation children’s programs.

Don’t miss this family-friendly, science-fiction-themed convention and special event!

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Smokers have help to kick the habit as tobacco tax increases

March 28, 2017 - In light of the new tobacco tax going into effect this week, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reminds Californians that resources are available to help them kick the habit... Read More

Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones, ICE acting director hold contentious forum on immigration

Protesters gather outside of immigration forum held by Sacramento County
Sheriff  Scott Jones |  
March 28, 2017 |      

Audio recording of entire forum posted at bottom of this story | 
A forum held this evening in Sacramento to discuss the relationship between Sacramento County Sheriff's Department and U. S Immigration and Customers Enforcement drew a capacity audience to explore the contentious issue of immigration.
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Sutter’s Fort recreates California’s first mall for special traders’ faire - April 7-9

Sutter’s Fort recreates California’s first mall  for special traders’ faire - April 7-9

California State Parks and Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) are proud to present a vibrant, educational and fun three day event -- “Traders’ Faire - California’s First Mall” -- on Friday, April 7 through Sunday, April 9, 2017. Offered just once a year, this lively and highly anticipated interpretive event takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day and offers unique insights into the early days of the Fort when it served as a central and critically important trading post. Fort visitors will be delighted to see the recently completed restoration of the historic walls, gates and blacksmith shop plus have the opportunity to step back in time to experience what California’s first shopping mall was like in the 1840s.

Health and well-being classes for Spring

The Staff and Faculty Health and Well-Being Program this spring is offering meditation and tai chi programs, and partnering with other units on “Biking With Confidence” classes and a workshop on “how to better navigate interpersonal relations in the workplace.” All programs are free.

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10-year old child eludes possible kidnapping in Elk Grove

March 27, 2017 |  
A young Elk Grove child walking home from school eluded what could have been a kidnapping yesterday afternoon.
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Spring break travelers reminded to protect themselves against Zika

March 20, 2017 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) advises spring break travelers vacationing in warmer climates to protect themselves from mosquito bites and avoid unprotected sex in areas with known transmission of the Zika virus... Read More

Lamb chops and red wine: a perfect Easter pairing

March 20, 2017 |  
(StatePoint) Easter is the perfect occasion to enjoy a glass of wine and share a meal with family and friends. If you are looking for a delicious wine pairing this holiday, consider a classic red variety like Cabernet Sauvignon. 
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Symbolism & Victorian mourning

Symbolism & Victorian mourning

The Old City Cemetery is filled with the symbols of a time long past, but what do they mean? Is there more to a lamb, a broken bud or an urn than meets the eye? Come join us as we attempt to unlock the secrets hidden in plain sight and take a look into Victorian mourning culture. Widow’s weeds not required. Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 10:00 am.

 

UC Davis media sources for income tax season

The following University of California, Davis, faculty are available to comment to the media as tax deadlines approach in April. Check this list on the UC Davis news website for updates as they occur.

Response of nonprofit organizations to economic incentives

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