Sacramento Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Los Gatos-Saratoga: State leaders ask Realtors to help solve housing problemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Photograph by Rose Meily Members of the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors were among the 2,300 California Realtors that traveled to Sacramento to meet their state legislators and discuss important real estate-related issues on April 22, the Realtor Legislative Day. Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins and Assembly Republican Leader Kristin Olsen addressed 2,300 California Realtors gathered last month in Sacramento for the California Association of Realtors Legislative Day.

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  2. Amgen Tour safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Stetina, once a favorite for the Amgen Tour of California that begins Sunday in Sacramento, was not riding recklessly. The Coloradan was in the middle of a lead group with 400 meters left when he hit the poles marked only by small, orange traffic cones on top.

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  3. Pacific Crest Trail rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    A teenager hiker was down to eight ounces of water when he was rescued by a California Highway Patrol helicopter in Alpine County. The Sacramento Bee reports that 18-year-old D'Artagnan Driscoll of Apache Junction, Arizona, sent a rescue signal Sunday night after realizing he was running out of water.

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  4. Local sports digest: Tour de France veteran leads Tour of California fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The Amgen Tour of California will start Sunday in Sacramento featuring cycling standouts Mark Cavendish, Peter Sagan and Julian Alaphilippe, organizers announced Tuesday. Etixx-Quick Step's Cavendish is the most accomplished sprinter in Tour de France history, Tinkoff-Saxo's Sagan has a record 11 stage victories in California, and Alaphilippe is coming off a breakout spring.

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  5. Roadshow: Oregon's gas a lot cheaper than California'sRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Q At the same time prices rose to $3.59 per gallon in Eureka last week, my wife was fueling up in Southern Oregon for $2.59. That's correct, a full dollar a gallon more here in Eureka.

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  6. Diabetic cycling teamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The lifelong diabetic completed the Race Across America in the mid-2000s, and founded Team Type 1 that entered the 2009 Amgen Tour of California. Now Southerland is managing an all-diabetic team that made its World Tour debut in March and has big plans for the Tour of California that begins Sunday in Sacramento and includes a stage next Tuesday in San Jose.

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  7. California lawmakers consider statewide regulation of marijuana dispensariesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The California Legislature is considering multiple -- and conflicting -- plans to impose the first major statewide restrictions on medical marijuana dispensaries and growers. The debate over the billion-dollar industry now regulated largely by local government and has pitted cities and law enforcement agencies against marijuana growers and sellers.

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  8. Gov. Jerry Brown's charities rake in cash through 'behested payments'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Just because Gov. Jerry Brown has already run his last election campaign doesn't mean wealthy contributors can no longer find a way to his heart. In this year's first three months, donors directed by the governor gave more than $2.73 million in tax-deductible contributions to two charter schools Brown helped launch as Oakland's mayor.

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  9. Judge's tentative ruling to open lawmakers' calendars causes 'great consternation'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    A groundbreaking tentative court ruling that orders the release of two disgraced state lawmakers' appointment schedules has sparked "great consternation" at the Capitol, a legislative attorney told a judge Friday. Attorney Fred Woocher's comments came during a hearing held a day after Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Kenny upheld a lawsuit filed by the Bay Area New Group and Los Angeles News Group seeking calendars and other records maintained by Leland Yee and Ron Calderon.

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  10. No Mas! Voters deluged with special election mailersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    How many political mailers does it take to fill a recycling bin? Thousands of exasperated East Bay voters may soon find out. The multimillion dollar tussle for state Senate between Assemblymember Susan Bonilla, D-Concord, and Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer has unleashed a plague of glossy cardstock on mailboxes from Dublin to Discovery Bay the likes of which many voters have never seen.

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  11. Wine hall of fame: Gary Eberle snags lifetime achievement awardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Hall of famer: One of the early believers in Paso Robles terroir, Gary Eberle is often called the godfather of Paso wine. He staked his claim on cabernet sauvignon there in 1973, and started making wine at Estrella River Winery & Vineyards.

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  12. Arik Armstead transcript: 'I don't think I'm raw. If people watch...Read the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Arik Armstead, the 49ers' first-round draft pick at No. 17 overall, held a media conference call for about 10 minutes after his selection.

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  13. New $17 billion Delta tunnels plan with less environmental restoration unveiled by BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled a new version -- the third in three years -- of his struggling plan to build massive tunnels under the Delta on Thursday, saying huge water projects are costly, but essential, in a state as arid and crowded as California. "Civilization isn't free, and it's not cheap," Brown said, his voice rising at a mid-morning news conference.

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  14. Korean mom who abducted daughter from Northern California won't face more jail timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    A South Korean immigrant convicted of kidnapping her American-born daughter from Northern California and taking the child to the mother's native country will not have to serve any more jail time but is being turned over to U.S. immigration officials for possible deportation. The Sacramento Bee says a Yolo County Superior Court judge on Tuesday downgraded Nan-Hui Jo's child abduction conviction from a felony to a misdemeanor.

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  15. The Seasoned Collector: Goat Hill Fair returns, plus 'Whistler's Mother' visits CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The anxiously awaited Goat Hill Fair -- recently picked as one of the top 25 spots to hunt for treasure in the United States by Flea Market Decor magazine -- happens May 16-17. What makes Goat Hill distinct from other events is the kind of merchandise up for grabs.

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  16. Brown proposes $10K water-wasting finesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Violating California's rules for mandatory water conservation amid the state's ongoing drought is about to get a lot more expensive. Gov. Jerry Brown Tuesday unveiled legislation that would substantially increase penalties for flagrant water wasters from $500 per day to $10,000 and allow wholesale and retail water agencies to issue the hefty fines along with city and county governments.

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  17. Wine hall of fame: Gary Eberle snags lifetime achievement awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Hall of famer: One of the early believers in Paso Robles terroir, Gary Eberle is often called the godfather of Paso wine. He staked his claim on cabernet sauvignon there in 1973, and starting making wine at Estrella River Winery & Vineyards.

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  18. Muslims aim to make voices heard in SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    In a couple dozen meetings Monday at the state Capitol, lobbyists asked Bay Area lawmakers to back bills that would boost wages for women, temporarily freeze tuition for in-state college students and preserve Californians' privacy. But these were no ordinary lobbyists.

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  19. Big water buys to ease East Bay drought shortagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    With one emergency water supply already flowing in, the East Bay's largest water district plans to buy three others to bolster its drought defenses. The East Bay Municipal Utility District board on Tuesday will consider authorizing purchase of up to 21,000 acre feet of water from three Northern California suppliers with water to spare.

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  20. Atherton: Hearing the noise about more Surf Air flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    When Surf Air announced on April 13 that it plans to add 31 flights to its schedule at San Carlos Airport, the news came as an unpleasant surprise to members of "the working group" that has been meeting since 2013 to discuss the noise from the airline's fleet of propeller-driven aircraft. "We didn't know about it till it was reported" in the news, Atherton Vice Mayor Elizabeth Lewis said Monday.

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