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Sacramento Republic FC releases plans for soccer stadium in downtown railyard

sacbee.com — Sacramento Republic FC released drawings today of a planned soccer stadium in the downtown railyard that the club says could host a Major League Soccer franchise. The release of the renderings comes on the eve of a visit by MLS executives who plan to spend Thursday and Friday evaluating Sacramento's viability as a potential expansion city into the nation's top professional soccer league.
Sep 17, 2014

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Sep 17, 2014

RT @dakasler: Sacbee - @SacRepublicFC releases plans for soccer stadium in railyard; developer Kelley would join as team co-owner sacb.ee/1qM63Yp

Sep 17, 2014

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Sep 17, 2014

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Money talks: Kaepernick fined more than $11K for inappropriate language

sacbee.com — Colin Kaepernick today said he would appeal the more than $11,000 fine he received this week from the NFL for using "inappropriate language" following a fourth-quarter interception against the Bears.
Sep 17, 2014

#NFL is fining @Kaepernick7 $11,000 for "inappropriate language." Do they think he said the N-word? Nobody is saying sacbee.com/2014/09/17/671…

Sep 17, 2014

Sorry Kap, I used a lot of inappropriate language just watching that game. sacbee.com/2014/09/17/671…

Sep 17, 2014

Money talks: Colin Kaepernick fined more than $11K for inappropriate language ... #Bears #49ers sacb.ee/1qLF1k6

Students learn coping strategies for back-to-school stress

sacbee.com — Anxiety can be like a Chinese finger trap. Try to break free with panicky pulls and it'll just get worse. But approach it with a calm mind and a bit of patience and you'll be out in no time. That metaphor is a go-to for psychotherapist Robin Kirk, who counsels clients suffering from social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and phobias.

Study: Fake sweeteners may mess with the way our bodies metabolize sugar

sacbee.com — Diet sodas and those packets of artificial sweetener you put in your coffee may not be as benign as we thought, a new study suggests. High doses of artificial sweeteners like saccharin, sucralose and aspartame can change the population of healthy gut bacteria in mice and in some humans.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @sacbee_news: Study: Fake sweeteners may mess with the way our bodies metabolize sugar sacb.ee/1iZ6

UPDATE: King Fire has now claimed more than 27,900 acres of timberland

sacbee.com — The King Fire in El Dorado County has grown to 27,930 acres, fire officials said Wednesday evening, and the five-day-old blaze shows no sign of slowing. "We are faced with a large and dangerous fire and the fire has grown significantly," said Laurence Crabtree, a U.S. Forest Service supervisor for the Eldorado National Forest.
Sep 17, 2014

One California fire has now claimed more than 27,900 acres of timberland sacb.ee/1ASw0ph

Kevin McCarty talks arena, taxes, as he seeks Assembly seat

sacbee.com — With the November election drawing closer daily, Sacramento City Councilman Kevin McCarty told reporters and editors in The Bee's Capitol Bureau why he is running for the state Assembly. Below are some excerpts from our conversation. Tell us why you're running.

Eliopoulos named investment chief at CalPERS

sacbee.com — Ted Eliopoulos, a real estate investment specialist who's overseen the CalPERS investment portfolio for much of the past year and a half, was named chief investment officer for the pension fund Wednesday. The appointment puts Eliopoulos, 50, in charge of a $299 billion investment portfolio and a 400-employee staff.
Sep 17, 2014

Sacbee - Eliopoulos named investment chief at CalPERS. sacb.ee/YTN7eS

Injury reports: Joe Staley limited with knee injury

Unions line up against, for Sacramento strong mayor plan

sacbee.com — The campaign opposing the November ballot measure seeking to increase the powers of the mayor's office in Sacramento has landed its first organized labor support. The unions representing local carpenters, community college teachers and plumbers have endorsed the opposition campaign to Measure L.
Sep 17, 2014

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Jerry Brown signs ride-sharing insurance bill

sacbee.com — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation requiring drivers in the burgeoning ride-sharing industry to carry more insurance, his office announced Wednesday. The bill affects companies such as Uber and Lyft, which initially objected to legislation increasing insurance requirements for their drivers.

49ers light at tight end for Wednesday’s practice

sacbee.com — The 49ers began practice today with just one healthy tight end from their 53-man roster, Derek Carrier. The other two, Vernon Davis (ankle) and Vance McDonald (knee), were working out in the team's weight room. Davis emerged using the same crutches he was seen using after Sunday's loss to the Bears.
Sep 17, 2014

#49ers' injuries have come in twos. This week, the tight ends are hurting ... sacb.ee/1s7bUsN