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Viewpoints: What does Leland Yee tell us about the political culture of Sacramento?

sacbee.com — There is no amount of public campaign financing, no level of campaign contribution limits and no array of campaign disclosure laws that would thwart someone who is willing to engage in illegal arms dealing. I am talking of course about state Sen. Leland Yee.
RT @DanielMorain: Jessica Levinson @LevinsonJessica writes in SacBee about what Leland Yee says about political culture. http://t.co/l08a2N…
RT @DanielMorain: Jessica Levinson @LevinsonJessica writes in SacBee about what Leland Yee says about political culture. http://t.co/l08a2N…
RT @DanielMorain: Jessica Levinson @LevinsonJessica writes in SacBee about what Leland Yee says about political culture. http://t.co/l08a2N…
Jessica Levinson @LevinsonJessica writes in SacBee about what Leland Yee says about political culture. sacb.ee/1hVO0dc

California regulators propose coyote-killing ban

m.sacbee.com — "This vote brings us one step closer to reforming how predators are managed in this state," said Camilla Fox, executive director of the advocacy group Project Coyote, which submitted the petition asking for the law. "Most people are shocked to learn that it is legal to kill coyotes, foxes, bobcats and other wildlife as part of a tournament for prizes and recreational fun.

Judge disappoints foes of transgender rights law

sacbee.com — A judge in Sacramento has ruled that elections officials in 30 California counties do not have to turn over records that would help supporters of a failed ballot referendum challenge the invalidation of thousands of voter signatures.

Sacramento residents can let lawns die without being cited

sacbee.com — Residents in the city of Sacramento can turn off their sprinklers without breaking the law after City Council members passed an emergency measure Thursday to suspend the city's landscaping requirements during the current water restrictions. "We didn't want anyone to think we were going to cite people if their lawns died at this time," said Joy Patterson, principal planner with the city's Community Development Department.
RT @matt_weiser: This required an emergency vote: #Sacramento residents can now let lawns die w/out being cited. sacb.ee/1meVnit #ca…
RT @matt_weiser: This required an emergency vote: #Sacramento residents can now let lawns die w/out being cited. sacb.ee/1meVnit #ca…
RT @matt_weiser: This required an emergency vote: #Sacramento residents can now let lawns die w/out being cited. sacb.ee/1meVnit #ca…
This required an emergency vote: #Sacramento residents can now let lawns die w/out being cited. sacb.ee/1meVnit #cawater #drought
RT @sacbee_news: Sacramento residents can let lawns die without being cited sacb.ee/wLc

13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

sacbee.com — Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.

Garden checklist: Test soil for warmth, then get to work

sacbee.com — As April warms, gardening chores beckon. We're now in transition from spring to summer vegetables - although some recent days felt like they were well into June. But how warm is the soil? That's what really decides when to plant summer vegetables and flowers. Try the old "sit" test.
Time to get busy! Sacbee - Garden checklist: Test soil for warmth, then get to work sacb.ee/1gSVfl5

Seeds: Garden tours show Sacramento’s links to waterways

sacbee.com — We are a community built on waterways. That sense of place not only inspires major public gardens, such as the new Anderson Healing Garden at Mercy General Hospital, but our own backyards. That river-friendly theme can be seen, from very different perspectives, next Saturday during two garden tours.
'Greener Gardens' offers DIY help 4/26. Sacbee - Seeds: Garden tours show Sacramento's links to waterways sacb.ee/1gIB1XQ #CAdrought

At Mercy General Hospital, a garden of healing, soothing grace

sacbee.com — Amid a project devoted to helping hearts, this spot slows the pulse. That's the idea. The soft sound of water soothes nerves. Shady redwoods offer space to relax amid calming earth-toned hues. Fragrant flowers and herbs stimulate the senses and let the mind wander.
Former parking lot becomes a paradise. Sacbee - At Mercy General Hospital, a garden of healing, soothing grace sacb.ee/1qXU3jN

Granite Bay Little League coach drops suit against player, pays court costs

sacbee.com — The former Granite Bay Little League coach who sued one of his 14-year-old players has dropped the suit, court records filed this week show. Alan Beck, who claimed he was injured by a batting helmet flung by the celebrating player, also has agreed to reimburse the boy's family $1,528 in court costs, said Jim Donahue, an attorney who represnted the player and his family.
Granite Bay Little League coach drops suit against player, pays court costs sacb.ee/1qVBuN4

Editorial Notebook: Assume everyone is packing, and other tips to survive Sacramento’s Highway 50 carpocalypse

sacbee.com — Things are going to get bad on the local roads starting next week as the Fix50 project closes freeway lanes and ramps and generally messes with the capital city's daily commute through the rest of spring. Authorities warn it could add an hour to the commute. I can sympathize.
RT @SacBeeEditBoard: LA refugee Mariel Garza @marielgarzaBee offers tips for #fix50 traffic nightmares. No 1: Assume everyone is packing. h…

Admission rates fall at UC campuses as international presence grows

sacbee.com — When Marcela Sosa opened her email last month and saw the "congratulations" message from the University of California, Berkeley, she was so shocked that she jumped out of her chair. "I didn't even think I was going to get in," the St. Francis High School senior said.
Admission rates fall at UC campuses as international presence grows bit.ly/1eSX2rZ via @sacbee_news
Admission rates fall at #UC campuses as int'l presence grows sacb.ee/wPN And #Latinos 2nd largest grp admitted, reports @akoseff

Authorities use cameras, test vehicles in investigation of fatal I-5 crash

sacbee.com — Investigators with the California Highway Patrol on Thursday conducted a series of tests on Interstate 5 near Orland to determine the conditions and line of sight drivers of the FedEx truck and a passenger bus encountered before a fiery crash last week.
911 tapes reveal chaos, confusion, terror after I-5 bus-truck collsion & fire in California: sacbee.com/2014/04/17/633…