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River Cats hitless in seven inning loss to A’s
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River Cats hitless in seven inning loss to A’s

The Oakland Athletics came to town to beat their Triple-A affiliate, the Sacramento River Cats, 9-0 in a rain-shortened exhibition game on Saturday evening. More than 10,000 fans braved Raley Field for the much anticipated return of major league baseball to Sacramento – the first time in five years...

Noteworthy churches in Sacramento’s central city
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Noteworthy churches in Sacramento’s central city

Sacramento is home to a wealth of stunning structures. Some of the most impressive architecture can be found in the city’s houses of worship. With the help of local architects, The Sacramento Press identified some of the most significant examples in the central city. Saxon Sigerson, principal at...

Video: Meet the Sac City Rollers
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Video: Meet the Sac City Rollers

Roller derby is a sport that has recently gained attention through films and television and its popularity is growing, as Sacramento is the home to two roller derby leagues – the Sac City Rollers and the Sacred City Derby Girls. The Sacramento Press met with some of the derby girls at a recent...

Beer and chili festival to benefit Sacramento’s young artists
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Beer and chili festival to benefit Sacramento’s young artists

Sacramento Beer Week kicks off Friday with more than 300 events to celebrate the region’s diverse beer industry. Events include beer tastings, pub crawls and food pairings over 10 days at breweries, bars and restaurants throughout Sacramento Valley. The Sacramento Artists Council, in partnership...

Sacramento’s sweet secret for Valentine’s Day
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Sacramento’s sweet secret for Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s Day approaches, Sacramentans may be in search of something sweet to impress that special someone, and The Sacramento Press found just the place to go when a store-bought box of chocolates simply won’t do. Sacramento native Melissa Johnson took her love of all things sweet and...

Historic City Cemetery tour to celebrate Black History
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Historic City Cemetery tour to celebrate Black History

The Old City Cemetery Committee, in conjunction with the Sojourner Truth Multicultural Arts Museum in Sacramento, will offer a free tour of the Historic City Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Feb. 18 to honor Sacramento’s black pioneers. “We’ll be featuring a dozen or so fascinating people from Sacramento’s...

Super Bowl hot spots in Sacramento
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Super Bowl hot spots in Sacramento

For football fans still suffering from the San Francisco 49ers’ devastating loss to the New York Giants in the NFC Championship game, the Super Bowl may have lost some of its sparkle. But with Sacramento’s great bar scene, one can’t help but be drawn to the festivities. The Giants face the New...

NAG meeting tackles big issues
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NAG meeting tackles big issues

Area 1 Neighborhood Advisory Group members cautiously welcomed the new leader of the Midtown Business Association Monday evening at their monthly meeting and took the opportunity to express their frustrations with the organization. About 40 residents, business leaders and presenters attended the...

Paula Deen to do live show at Community Center Theater
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Paula Deen to do live show at Community Center Theater

Paula Deen – best known for her traditional southern cooking on the Food Network – is coming to Sacramento for a live show on Feb. 3. While Deen will cook at the Community Center Theater that evening, she’ll focus on what she said she cherishes most about fame – meeting people she never would have...

Clunie Center saved by donations from community
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Clunie Center saved by donations from community

East Sacramento residents and businesses succeeded in preventing the closure of the Clunie Center at McKinley Park, which was scheduled for later this year, Mayor Kevin Johnson announced Tuesday. The center was slated for closure in June because of budget shortfalls, with the McKinley library...

California’s new wine country: Sacramento
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California’s new wine country: Sacramento

Sacramento’s wine industry received a boost last month with the approval of an ordinance that promotes agricultural tourism, a move local wineries said they are excited to see. The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously in December to adopt new zoning code amendments that will...

Photo essay: Sacramento’s stunning public murals
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Photo essay: Sacramento’s stunning public murals

In a city that boasts a thriving community of locally owned businesses, artists, musicians and writers, it’s no wonder that Sacramento has a stunning array of public art displays that have taken the form of murals on the sides of buildings throughout town. The works are concentrated in Midtown and...

Kings defeat Hornets in second win of the season
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Kings defeat Hornets in second win of the season

The Sacramento Kings ended a three-game losing streak Sunday night in a 96-80 win over the New Orleans Hornets. Guard Tyreke Evans led the team with 27 points, scoring 13 points in the third quarter. Evans was also a force on the defense, and along with guard Marcus Thornton, who scored 25 points...

Light up Midtown — the winners
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Light up Midtown — the winners

Light up Midtown – the second annual event designed to bring holiday cheer to Midtown storefronts – crowned a winner on Dec. 14. Tres Chic Boutique, a dress store on J Street, claimed first prize for the second consecutive year. The runner-up was French Cuff Consignment, a secondhand store also on...

Sacramento’s booming comic book business- part 1
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Sacramento’s booming comic book business- part 1

The digital age revolutionized the way most people consume print products. But for comic book enthusiasts, the comic book business has remained relatively untouched by the swing toward digital products, said area retailers. The Sacramento Press hit the streets to sneak a peek at Sacramento’s comic...

Sacramento’s booming comic book business- part 2
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Sacramento’s booming comic book business- part 2

Metropolis Comix 8241 Bruceville Road 689-2009 Hours: Monday through Friday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Metropolis Comix started out as a comic book store but has branched out to include graphic novels and collectible card games as well...

Heatwave loses in close match
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Heatwave loses in close match

The Sacramento Heatwave lost in a close game against division rivals the San Francisco Rumble Sunday evening at Natomas High School with a final score of 105-100. Despite the loss, and even though the game started two hours later than scheduled due to lack of a referee, the Heatwave put together...

Grown-up spelling bee comes to Sacramento
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Grown-up spelling bee comes to Sacramento

This is not your fourth grade spelling bee. The Sacred City Derby Girls, Sacramento’s women’s roller derby league, along with Bows & Arrows, are bringing a grown-up spelling bee to Sacramento. The event will benefit the Gender Health Center, an organization that provides mental health...

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