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California State Fair Will Return This Summer

For the first time in three years, the California State Fair will return. This Sacramento tradition of food and carnival rides is now four months away.

(March 11, 2022) → Read the full The Sacramento Bee report
Leatherby’s Coming to Placer County

Leatherby’s is something of legend in the Sacramento region, and now the popular ice cream shop is coming to Lincoln this spring. The family-owned restaurant already has locations in Citrus Heights, Arden, and Elk Grove.

(March 3, 2022) → Read the full Auburn Journal report
Shortage of Sports Officials Hitting High School Sports

The 2021 high school sports season has faced many challenges and roadblocks for teams across the Sac-Joaquin Section. One problem this fall is a shortage of officials. In particular, the shortage has impacted football.

(Oct. 20, 2021) → Read the full Auburn Journal report
Auburn Approves Wildfire Prevention Committee

The Auburn City Council approved the formation of the Wildfire and Public Safety Advisory Ad Hoc Committee and is now seeking applicants. The committee is charged with finding long-term funding solutions for wildfire prevention and public safety programs.

(Oct. 15, 2021) → Read the full Auburn Journal report
Big Brothers Big Sisters Raise Big Money With Unique Fundraiser

Big Brothers Big Sisters Northern Sierra and Sacramento agencies raised nearly $40,000 with a fundraiser that featured donors rappelling down the side of the Residence Inn by Marriott.

(Sept. 22, 2021) → Read the full Village Life report
California Child Care Providers Reach Contract With State

More than 40,000 California child care providers will get at least a 15 percent pay raise starting in 2022 through their first-ever collective bargaining agreement.

(June 25, 2021) → Read the full The Sacramento Bee report
Placer County Library Begins Summer Reading Program

This year’s theme, “Tails and Tales,” celebrates animals, including mythical creatures. Participants can read books they have at home or come in and browse. The program also features virtual performances that will be live-streamed and available on the library’s social media.

(June 9, 2021) → Read the full Auburn Journal report
State Budget Revision Earmarks More Money for Child Mental Health

Advocates say demand for care has been up during the pandemic, and services are inadequate.

(June 1, 2021) → Read the full CapRadio report
Popular Turf Field to Get a Welcome Upgrade

The turf field at North Tahoe Regional Park, well-used since 2007, will receive a $2.1 million makeover beginning next month.

(May 18, 2021) → Read the full Sierra Sun report
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