With more retailers nationwide opening their doors on Thanksgiving night, those Black Friday door-buster deals are being snatched up at turkey-dinner time, eliminating the urgency of Black Friday as the official launch of the shopping season.
The Sacramento-area leader in high school football victories in the 1990s and 2000s, punctuated by six Sac-Joaquin Section championships and scores of dynamic scholarship talents, Grant stalled a bit this decade after a 13-1 showing in 2010.
Forest officials fear a big, wet storm will soon be along and without the underbrush and plant material that normally cover the forest, massive erosion will wash away roads, fill reservoirs and harm other critical infrastructure.
Holiday shoppers provided the backdrop for protesters’ calls for economic and social justice on Black Friday that led to dozens of arrests outside a Rancho Cordova Walmart and hours of demonstrations and a handful of arrests outside Sacramento’s Arden Fair mall.
In the early 1990s, I worked at the Department of Water Resources, Division of Planning. A colleague was an engineer that I believe was from Vietnam. One day he was arrested for killing his wife – strangling her with a telephone cord. Shortly after this we also heard that he had killed his first wife. I can’t recall hearing any more about this or what became of him.
The chief executive of a St. Louis-based company stunned local businesspeople Friday with an email canceling the Dec. 6 Sacramento Pet Expo, attributing the decision to the civil unrest resulting from the police shooting of a young black man in Ferguson, Mo.