On Tuesday morning, tens of thousands of commuters will face a major challenge when Caltrans closes three lanes of Highway 50 downtown for its much-anticipated Fix50 rehabilitation project. The Sacramento Bee’s transportation reporter answers frequently asked questions.

Aaron Negrete’s mother, his teachers and his mother’s vehicle mechanic are asking people to vote for him so that he can win a new van with a wheelchair lift.
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Just months before they died in 2011, Alvin and Alton Fletcher, disabled brothers in their 80s, signed over their Sacramento home to a woman who had been their caretaker, Julie Gutierrez.
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Greg Bauer built a business for skiers, snowboarders and other outdoor adventure types. Suddenly, it seemed like it was all heading downhill and careening out of control.
California Chrome, co-owned by Yuba City’s Perry and Denise Martin, heads to Kentucky as the favorite for the world’s most famous race.
Two former Twin Rivers Unified school board members ousted by voters in 2012 are seeking a rematch with the trustees who won their seats.

Aaron needs a van for his wheelchair
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