Capital Nursery’s former properties to sprout houses, stores

A gated community and commercial lots could soon take root on land where the original town of Elk Grove once stood and that for decades was the home of Capital Nursery. It’s one of several former Capital Nursery sites that are seeing new life after the company shuttered the popular stores in 2012.

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Wistful Harbaugh bids farewell to 49ers ... and to NFL?

Jim Harbaugh, who barked and snapped at reporters when he was pivoting between jobs following his 2010 Orange Bowl victory with Stanford, was in a far softer, more nostalgic, more emotional frame of mind as he parted ways with the 49ers Sunday.

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The last days of the Hotel Marshall

It was early summer, and the Hotel Marshall, long Sacramento’s residence of last resort for felons, addicts and the indigent mentally ill, was preparing to close. The Sacramento Kings had approval to construct a new arena a block away, and if all went according to plan, the vermin-infested building at the corner of Seventh and L would be transformed into a market-rate hotel. First, 57 long-term residents had to go. But where?

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