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Vincent DiLeo will receive “The Award Of Excellence” from the State Fair Fine Art Competition

 Vincent DiLeo will receive “The Award Of Excellence” from the State Fair Fine Art Competition

This year there were 1,200 entries entered into the California State Fair Fine Art

Competition. Of those, only 180 artists were selected to showcase their art.

Vincent DiLeos’ photomontage, titled “Ghost Ship”, has been selected for this

award. This photomontage was created from four photographs by blending the

images together to look like one. The photograph looks like a pirate ship drifting

4th of July Parade in East Sac's Fab 40's


East Sacramento's neighborhood, widely known as the 'Fab 40s,' welcomed its annual Fourth of July Parade Saturday morning.

The parade started at 41st Street between J and M Streets sometime around 11:00 a.m. The mob of mostly neighbors marched the block to J Street down 42nd Street to Folsom, and then back up 41st Street.

The 'Fab 40s' is the nickname locals have for lots bordered by J Street and Folsom Boulevard and between 38th and 46th Streets in East Sacramento. The homes are among the largest in East Sacramento.


Central Valley foreclosure rates continue to drop

Central Valley foreclosure rates continue to drop

MODESTO – The foreclosure rate in Modesto dropped in March from the same time last year across the Central Valley. In Modesto and Merced, .62 percent of outstanding mortgages dropped into foreclosure in March. ... Read More

Voters have mixed views on state of economy

Voters have mixed views on state of economy

SACRAMENTO – California voters aren’t particularly upbeat about the state’s economy, according to the latest Field Poll. ... Read More

Fingers severed in Elk Grove machete attack

Fingers severed in Elk Grove machete attack

Elk Grove Police have arrested five suspects in connection to Wednesdays gruesome machete attack that left one victim with partially severed fingers.
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Sacramento is a top 10 destination city

Sacramento is a top 10 destination city


Sacramento is a destination city? It seems so, according to U-Haul.

Sacramento made this year's cut – rising three spots from last year to be named the 10th U.S. destination city.

The rankings reflect the top 10 destinations of U-Haul one-way rentals for the previous year. There are several reasons for the growth.

The survey credits the area's "green living" initiatives, as well as affordable regional home prices compared to coastal cities.

Another reason, Sacramento's growing entertainment hub with the new downtown arena well on its way.

"We're really stoked," said new Sacramento resident Whitney Dufresne, who moved to an east Sacramento home on Thursday. "Living near a great park within walking distance to a lot of neat restaurants and things to do is exciting for sure."

Police shoot, wound suspect in East Sacramento


Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in East Sacramento Friday evening.

Sacramento police tweeted a suspect was wounded by police and then taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Police said the suspect was armed with a gun and confronted officers who responded to a domestic violence call. Police tweeted no officers were injured in the shooting.

"The male half produced a firearm and actually pointed it at the officers," Sacramento police Officer Traci Trapani said. "So the officers in fear for their lives fired shots at the suspect."