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Small-Business Owners Worry Black Friday Creep Will Hurt Weekend Sales

“Any time those bigger stores can get a jump and get into the consumers’ wallets any sooner, that’s less money on the table for everybody else,” Fleet Feet General Manager Dusty Robinson said.

11/26/2014

holiday gun sales

Sacramento Gun Stores Gearing Up For Black Friday Sales Surge

There’s no room for procrastination if you’re shopping for guns this holiday season. Just Guns owner Josh Deaser says California buyers have a 10-day waiting period before they can take a gun home.

11/26/2014

construction

Downtown Plaza Still Open For Black Friday Despite Sacramento Kings Arena Construction

It’s easy to look at the space that’s been cleared for the arena that’s slated to open in October 2016 and forget there is still a mall to shop in.

11/26/2014

mayor responds

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Under Fire After Ferguson Grand Jury Remarks

Johnson stands by what he said at the community forum when he was quoted as saying the Ferguson decision was a “sad day for America,” and injustice that “just doesn’t feel right.”

11/25/2014

social media

Reaction To Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Fanned By Social Media

Sacramento State professor Kevin Wehr says social media definitely contributed to the enormity of the response, and he says social media has become a trend on recent hot-button issues that can help to mobilize people and ideas.

11/25/2014

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Where To Buy Your Next Holiday Party Outfit In Sacramento

If you want to win the ugly Christmas sweater contest at work, you won’t find what you need here. But these boutiques can definitely get you ready to shine at holiday parties throughout the season.

11/25/2014

protesters

Sacramento Crowds Protest St. Louis County Grand Jury Decision In Ferguson Case

Dozens of demonstrators left the corner and lined up across Florin Road, blocking traffic for minutes at a time. Some drivers were so angered they got out of their cars to confront the crowd.

11/24/2014

leraning from the kings

Kids Learn Lessons On And Off Court From Former Sacramento Kings, Monarchs Players

“When these kids leave here after these two days they’re going to learn more than just basketball skills which is dear to my heart,” Former Sacramento Monarch Ruthie Boldon said.

11/24/2014

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Best Winter 2014-15 Art Events In Sacramento

Sacramento is an exciting place to be, and the eclectic, thriving art community draws people from around the state, country and world.

11/24/2014

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Guide To Visiting Sacramento For The Holidays

Holidays are on the way, and so are your out-of-town visitors. They want to know what there is to see in Sacramento, and you get to direct them. Here are some ideas for anyone heading in for the holidays.

11/22/2014

bathroom

No Toilet, No Rent: Sacramento Family Not Paying While Bathroom Is A Gaping Hole In The Floor

Gene Paiz’s family has lived in the home for nine years, and he says they’ve never missed a rent payment. But now he refuses to pay up, until he says his landlord fixes up his home.

11/21/2014

The Claw

Leaf Piles Beware: The Claw Is Patrolling The Streets Of Sacramento Through January

Like a prehistoric dinosaur chewing up branches, The Claw was unleashed on unsuspecting plant debris in gutters that could cause flooding.

11/21/2014

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