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Urban wildfire behind Cal Expo (Photos)

An “urban wildfire” at Bushy Lake behind Cal Expo brought 4th of July celebrations to a halt yesterday and filled the air with smoke and ash. Ultimately, the fireworks show was able to go off as planned with some modifications for crowd control. The scheduled Sacramento Republic FC game was canceled due to poor air…

Fat Cat Cafe

Fat Cat Café opens tomorrow. Here’s the menu.

Fat Cat Café Gourmet Sandwiches opens tomorrow for lunch weekdays from 11am – 3pm at 1901 Del Paso Boulevard. The café will include gourmet sandwiches and salads made with the freshest ingredients. Here’s a look at their menu: MOGGIE MONDAY The Cowboy: Homemade meatloaf, mayo, Guldens, greens, red onion, tomato on a toasted Onion Bun The…

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Officer involved shooting in Del Paso Heights

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at approximately 3:54 a.m., two Sacramento Police officers that were riding in the same patrol vehicle, stopped to talk to a subject on foot in the area of North Avenue and Marysville Boulevard. The officers quickly learned that the suspect had two outstanding no-bail arrest warrants; one of which was…

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Hit and Run Suspect Arrested

The Sacramento Police Department has arrested 52-year-old John Park for vehicular manslaughter related to a hit and run collision that occurred in May of 2014. On Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at 9:10 p.m., the Sacramento Police Department responded to a report of a hit and run that left 18-year-old motorcyclist Evan McDonald deceased. The investigation…

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North area pools to open this week

Pools in the north area of Sacramento begin recreational swim operations on Monday, June 9th, just in time for the heat wave. The following pools will open for recreational swim: Johnston Pool / Wading Pool 6/9-8/10, Mon-Wed/Fri-Sun: 1pm-5pm Closed Thursdays Doyle Pool / Wading Pool  6/10-8/10 Tue-Fri: 1pm-5pm; Sat/Sun: 1pm-6pm Closed Mondays Robertson Play Pool…

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Donald Sterling goes after Shaq, others

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is desperately hoping to cling onto the team. In his letter to the NBA, Sterling points to fines and pentalties against other players and owners. Sterling doesn’t specifically name the players, but he doesn’t really need to. Here’s one spot from page 20: “A player was fined $100,000 but not…

Foothill High School

Foothill High School hosting health fair

Foothill High school will host its second annual health fair on Friday, May 30, 2014 from 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the main gym. The fair, with the theme “Making Healthy Choices”, will have booths representing various aspects of health including: Mental health Heart health / heart disease prevention Drug / Alcohol awareness and…

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Mike Bibby Youth Skills Camp coming in June

Youth basketball players and fans will have the opportunity to fine-tune their skills with former Sacramento Kings Legend Mike Bibby. Elite Youth Camps and the City of Sacramento Department of Parks and Recreation present the Mike Bibby Youth Skills Camp, a three day camp from June 17 – 20 (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.) at…

Sacramento County Fair

Sacramento County Fair kicks off Thursday

The Sacramento County Fair beginsThursday, May 22 and runs through Memorial Day Weekend at Cal Expo. Image from Sacramento County Fair (Facebook) The fair brings traditional county fair competitions, agricultural displays, hands-on family activities, carnival, festival-style entertainment, specialty foods, and more. This year’s theme is “Let’s Eat, Have Fun & Celebrate the Red, White & Blue”. Each day…