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Armando Montano, AP intern, dies in Mexico City - The Sacramento Bee
Armando Montano, an aspiring journalist who was working this summer as a news intern for The Associated Press in the Mexican capital, was found dead early Saturday. He was 22 years old. Montano's body was found in the elevator shaft of an apartment building near where he was living in the capital's Condesa neighborhood.
Rodney King, whose beating led to LA riots, dies - The Sacramento Bee
Just a few months ago, Rodney King was once again the center of attention as the world checked back in on the man whose videotaped beating by police sparked one of the nation's worst race riots. King had left Los Angeles behind, moving an hour east to a home where neighbors would often hear him splashing in the pool late at night.
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Walmart Pledges $4 Million for Summer Learning
Nora Fleming has her fingers in a variety of editorial endeavors at Education Week. She's been an education reporter for a newspaper in California and held editorial jobs at a number of other publications and organizations. She is also a veteran of multiple out-of-school experiences-both as a participant and an employee.
Former NBA star Jack Twyman dies at 78 - The Sacramento Bee
Basketball Hall of Famer Jack Twyman has died at 78. Twyman was one of the NBA's top scorers in the 1950s who became the guardian to a paralyzed teammate. Jay Twyman, of Rye, N.Y., said Thursday that his father died Wednesday at a Cincinnati hospice of complications from an aggressive form of blood cancer.
New pound in town - Rocklin
Placer County will no longer provide housing for stray animals in Rocklin. The City of Rocklin has agreed to pay Rocklin veterinarian Dr. Bikram Basra $131,556 a year to house Rocklin Animal Control's stray animals in town.
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CORONADO, Calif. (AP) -- Like a Hollywood star, Coronado's 1.5 mile-long beach literally sparkles, thanks to the mineral mica glinting in its sand. That's one of the reasons why Coronado - flanked by the iconic hotel featured in Marilyn Monroe's 1958 film "Some Like It Hot" - has been named the No.
Warriors unveil plans to move to San Francisco - The Sacramento Bee
Sitting along the shore and staring at one of the world's most majestic metropolitan views, Joe Lacob leaned over to hear fellow Golden State Warriors co-owner Peter Guber whisper in his ear. "Man," Guber said, "we got to do this." And with that, the franchise's new vision started to come into focus.
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Wyo G&F proposes unlimited cougar hunting
Mountain lion hunters in one area of the Black Hills may be able to hunt an unlimited number of lions if new regulations are approved. In response to growing concern over human and livestock safety from people living in the Black Hills, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is considering creating a new mountain lion hunt area with an unlimited quota and changing limits in two other areas.
In the Flow Festival - Go and Do Blog - Spring-Summer 2012
Today, May 9, marks the fifth anniversary and beginning of this year's In the Flow Festival 2012 in midtown Sacramento. This six-day music festival showcases more than 35 jazz, blues, rock and other creative musical acts at participating venues throughout midtown. One of the best parts? All of the locations are walkable (and bikeable!).
Faltering in special education, LA Unified seeks answers
pixdeluxe/istockphoto.com After failing for the eighth straight year to meet service delivery targets for special education, Los Angeles Unified School District has begun interviewing staff to understand why records indicate thousands of students with disabilities are not receiving their prescribed services.
Snow Pack Conditions - Snow Water Content Chart
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Feds name three herbicides that harm salmon
Environmental and fishing groups have had them on their hit list for years, now the federal government has made three common herbicides a much easier target. The National Marine Fisheries Service has issued a biological opinion targeted three chemicals used on forests, farms and front yards.