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Gov. Jerry Brown's utilities commissioners must face more questions before a senate vote

By Dan Bacher | August 29, 2017 |  

The California Senate Rules Committee voted 3 - 0 on August 23 to confirm Governor Jerry Brown’s nomination of Clifford Rechtschaffen and Martha Guzman Aceves as commissioners on the California Public Utilities Commission, but Senate leaders said the two have serious questions to answer before the confirmation is put to a floor vote.
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Hong Kong businessman and socialite David Tang dies

HONG KONG (AP) — David Tang, a flamboyant and outspoken socialite and entrepreneur who founded the Shanghai Tang fashion brand, has died. He was 63... Read More

Schedule breakdown: Pacific Division

The 2017-18 season continues to draw closer and with many exciting encounters just on the horizon, Kings.com will be breaking down each d... Read More

Book world hopes for literary breakthrough in fall

NEW YORK (AP) — As the book world's most literary season approaches, the industry still awaits the year's big literary publication... Read More

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Computer classes contribute to active aging community

As part of West Sacramento’s Age Friendly Action Plan, students were paired with seniors this summer to learn essential computer and smart phone skills at the Arthur F. Turner Community Library. The classes increased connectivity of the seniors and allowed them to advance their intergenerational scope.

Take a closer look at each of the classes below:

 

 

 

For more information on Age Friendly resources, please visit the City of West Sacramento’s website.... Read More

Justin Jackson seeks to help hometown of Houston

Though Justin Jackson is just getting settled into his new city, his hometown has been dealing with the devastation of Hurricane Harvey... Read More

5 Actions to take now for next summer’s jobs and internships

Fall classes haven’t even started at UC Davis, but employers are already looking to recruit UC Davis students for internships and career positions that will begin in June 2018.

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Winners of the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Winners of the MTV Video Music Awards, presented Sunday at the Forum in Inglewood, California... Read More

What a rush! Gold Rush Days return to Old Sacramento over Labor Day weekend

What a rush!  Gold Rush Days return to Old Sacramento over Labor Day weekend

Get ready to turn back time to the turbulent 1850s when Gold Rush Days (& Nights!) return to Old Sacramento over the extended Labor Day Weekend – Friday, September 1 through Monday, September 4, 2017. Sacramento’s unique, diverse and fascinating Gold Rush history takes center stage during this annual heritage event that begins with an Education Day on Friday (primarily for school groups) then kicks into high gear for the general public with a wide variety of fun and entertaining activities that take place throughout the historic district to help visitors experience what life was like during this important time in the city’s past. Plus, new this year – and coinciding with Gold Rush Days – Old Sacramento M7 Con (formerly known as the Western Film Festival) will be happening simultaneously at various venues throughout the district to the delight of film buffs and history enthusiasts alike.