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A wave of House retirements+ A Trump tax dividend? + A caution against subsidizing an MLS soccer stadium + … – Sacramento Bee

January 18, 2018 4:02:09 am | 0 Comments

Our take Editorials Sacramento City Council must hold the line on public money for MLS stadium. It could make sense for City Hall to reduce or defer some building fees, to donate land for a training facility, to give the team the revenue from new digital billboards, or to help with roads, sewers and other…

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The monster in uniform: They bonded over being witches in the Air Force. Then the abuse started. – Sacramento News & Review

January 17, 2018 11:04:07 pm | 0 Comments

Click on the image for a larger version. His attorneys described it as a kinky marriage of young witches, forged in the Air Force but wilted over time. The prosecutor argued it as a clear-cut case of a sadistic husband terrorizing his spouse with years of sexual and physical violence. On December 19, 2017, a…

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Help us diversify – Sacramento News & Review

January 17, 2018 11:04:07 pm | 0 Comments

On Saturday, I met with a remarkable young man, Coon the Poet, at Old Soul in Oak Park. You can read a little about him and his work in the 15 Minutes column on the inside back page. He told me about coming up in south Sacramento and the traumatizing experiences that led him to…

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Towering doubts: New card room threatened by city's fraud admission, businessman's arrests – Sacramento News & Review

January 17, 2018 11:04:07 pm | 0 Comments

The historic Elks Tower on 11th Street. PHOTO BY SCOTT THOMAS ANDERSON The dream of an upscale card room in one of downtown’s most timeless buildings may be unraveling on two fronts: City attorneys quietly acknowledged last summer they’d been hoodwinked by an act of fraud from the region’s most infamous gambling hall. And separately,…

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Bail advocate pushes harassment claims against 'Huggy Bear Hertzberg' – Sacramento Bee

January 17, 2018 11:01:18 pm | 0 Comments

Sen. Bob Hertzberg made a political enemy of the bail industry last year when he introduced legislation to overhaul the money bail system in California. Now a Bakersfield man tied to the industry has launched a victims’ hotline and video featuring allegations that the Los Angeles Democrat inappropriately touched women. T.J. Esposito, the owner of…

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How the Kings got dunked on – hard – and realized they no longer want to play nice – Sacramento Bee (blog)

January 17, 2018 10:49:00 pm | 0 Comments

There might not be a nicer bunch of players in the NBA than the Kings. That’s the problem. While generous, those good looks at the rim, dunks and wide-open shots they are offering opponents will not earn them any victories. The Utah Jazz appreciated the Kings’ kindness on their way to a 120-105 win Wednesday…

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Teen Paralyzed Over Summer Finally Returns Home – CBS Sacramento

January 17, 2018 10:33:00 pm | 0 Comments

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A local teen paralyzed over the summer is recovering back at home and with new movement. “Welcome home,” Kevin Fritz hugged his son after landing at the Sacramento International Airport. “I missed him a lot.” An emotional, but exciting time for the Fritz family who is finally together after five months. “Just…

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Man Accused Of Killing Two Deputies Resumes Courtroom Outbursts – CBS Sacramento

January 17, 2018 10:27:00 pm | 0 Comments

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The murder trial for admitted cop killer Luis Bracamontes continued for a second day on Wednesday inside a Sacramento County Superior Courtroom. Just like Day 1, the defendant had an outburst in the courtroom. This time, Judge Steve White threatened to throw him out and let the trial to proceed without him.…

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Advocates Preparing For Large ICE Raid In California – CBS Sacramento

January 17, 2018 10:26:00 pm | 0 Comments

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Immigration advocates are bracing for a sweeping raid by ICE agents across Northern California, targeting undocumented immigrants. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents will target California for its “so-called” sanctuary state status in what could be the biggest enforcement operation yet under President Trump. Sacramento’s B’nai Israel Synagogue now includes a dedicated space…

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Woman reported missing from south Sacramento County home found safe – Sacramento Bee

January 17, 2018 8:57:33 pm | 0 Comments

An 82-year-old south Sacramento County woman who had been reported missing has been found safe, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department. Hoa Tran was located by California Highway Patrol officers wandering in the area of Bradshaw Road and Jackson Highway, the Sheriff’s Department reported. .She was checked by Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Department personnel before…

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