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Veterans of World War II

Veterans of World War II

Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Sacramento was a busy place during World War II. From our military bases, busy manufacturing and agricultural industries, to scrap and blood drives, you couldn’t get away from the war effort – even in the internment camps. Meet the local men and women who served in World War II. Special guest: James Scott of the Sacramento Public Library, co-author of World War II: Sacramento.

The Sacramento Historic City Cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. There is free parking on surrounding streets. Tours are free; however, donations are appreciated and benefit cemetery preservation. For more information, call 916-448-0811.

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Democratic voters returning ballots in bigger numbers than Republicans in Elk Grove's midterm races

November 4, 2018 |  
With two days until ballots must be submitted in Sacramento County, recent data shows that registered Democratic voters have returned more ballots than Republicans for the various Elk Grove races.
Statistics compiled by Political Data for the City of Elk Grove, show Democratic registration in the city is 43-percent versus 25-percent for Republicans and 32-percent for decline to state or another party. For this year's general election, there were 90,953 ballots distributed in Elk Grove.

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Savor the season with comfort foods

 November 1, 2018 | 

(Family Features) Few things go together quite like the holidays and comforting seasonal recipes.
When time is short during the season’s hustle and bustle but you’re craving a savory meal, reach for an ingredient like READ German Potato Salad, which can be the shortcut you need to get Potato, Turkey and Veggie Casserole on the table quickly.
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Fishermen petition water board to control pesticide pollution on California's gorgeous Smith River

By Dan Bacher | November 4, 2018 |  
The Smith River, located in the redwood region of the far northwest corner of California near the Oregon border, is known as the state’s most pristine coastal river. The legendary river produces huge steelhead and king salmon for anglers fishing from shore and boats every year — and is home to the California state steelhead record of 27 pounds, 4 ounces, set back in 1976 by Robert Halley of Crescent City.
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THE DOWNLOAD: Halloween spirit, snow leopard surgery

Some kids who are hospitalized still got to celebrate the fun of Halloween at a party hosted by UC Davis Children's Hospital and Spirit Halloween Superstores.

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Delta advocates at public hearing say California WaterFix is inconsistent with Delta plan

The Delta Stewardship Council listen to public comments in West Sacramento on October 26. Photo by Dan Bacher. |  

By Dan Bacher | November 1, 2018 | 

Dozens of Delta advocates showed up for the public comments period of the Delta Stewardship Council on Friday, October 26 to testify how Governor Jerry Brown’s California WaterFix project is inconsistent with the Delta Plan.
As usual, the hearing was held at 9 a.m. on a workday, forcing many of those who attended to take off time from work.
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Saluting the veterans among us

UC Davis honors its military veterans next week with yellow ribbons on our quads (both of them); red, white and blue pins on our veterans; and celebrations on the Davis and Sacramento campuses.

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