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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…

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Mortorcyclist dies in fatal hit and run

On Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at 9:10 p.m., the Sacramento Police Department responded to a report of a hit and run accident leaving a motorcyclist deceased. Officers responded to the scene and found an 18-year-old male motorcyclist down on the roadway at Del Paso Boulevard and Frienza Avenue. Sacramento Fire personnel arrived on scene and…

Arcade Blvd House

Resident defends self against alleged intruders

Two burglary suspects were shot and killed by the occupant of the house they entered early Sunday morning. On Sunday, May 4, 2014, at 12:18 a.m., the Sacramento Police Department responded to a report of a residential burglary in progress in the 1000 block of Arcade Boulevard in Hagginwood. Officers arrived on scene within two minutes to…

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Dollar General opens second location in North Sacramento

Dollar General has opened its second location in North Sacramento. The new Dollar General is located at the corner of Marysville Boulevard and Roanoke Avenue (3701 Willow St.) in Hagginwood / East Del Paso Heights. The store carries similar items as the one located on Harris Avenue. No liquor was for sale at the new location. Visit Dollar…