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06/23/2024
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Temperatures are forecast to be in the triple digits across the region Sunday, prompting many to find a way to stay cool indoors. Powerhouse Pub just may have the perfect offering to meet that goal as it welcomes country blues master Shane Dwight for this week’s Powerhouse of Blues Sunday afternoon.

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06/22/2024
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In the years I served as a hospital chaplain, I was often asked, “Why don’t you use your position to tell people about Jesus?”

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06/22/2024
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Folsom’s third annual Juneteenth festival proved to be the most vibrant yet, drawing a jubilant crowd to Black Miners Bar State Park on Saturday to celebrate a variety of African American culture and history.m throughout the day.

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06/22/2024
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On this weekend back in 2022, Folsom residents Paul Bandy and Aimee Johns were celebrating their wedding anniversary in Monterey when their weekend took a scary and a heroic twist they never expected, when they found themselves rescuing a shark attack victim in the waters of the beach they were at.

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06/22/2024
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Saturday night headliner follows Rockin Souls; Shane Dwight headlines Powerhouse of Blues Sunday

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06/22/2024
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It should be a great evening of rad rock hits Saturday night on the stage bar of the Red Hawk Resort Casino. Donnie and the Wayrads return to the local entertainment venue with a show that starts Saturday night and goes until early Sunday morning

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06/22/2024
Gov. Newsom and legislative leaders announce an agreement to bridge the state budget deficit by dipping into reserves and reducing some spending. The deal also calls for a bill in August to set aside more money and a 2026 constitutional amendment to grow the state’s rainy day fund.

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06/21/2024
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By Scott Thomas Anderson California remains the world’s fifth-largest economy and one of the most culturally diverse places on earth. Our north side of the...

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06/21/2024
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By Jeanne Kuang for CalMatters California workplace regulators are fining Amazon $6 million over alleged violations of a recent warehouse labor law at two of...

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06/21/2024
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Sacramento County Sheriffs Deputies have been engaged in a standoff Friday with an armed individual at an Orangevale apartment complex, prompting evacuations of nearby residences, according to sheriff's officials.

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06/21/2024
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Local performing arts companies have always faced challenges in attracting audiences, choosing relatable shows and managing finances.

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06/21/2024
The Civil Grand Jury report found that Sacramento City Unified School District is failing students with disabilities, and has been since 2017.

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06/21/2024
The City of Sacramento is seeking public input on making city streets safer for pedestrians and bicyclists.

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06/21/2024
Before the first official day of summer, almost 90,000 acres have been burned in California wildfires.
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