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Builders fire back at Elk Grove casino opponents

An alliance of construction contractors is fighting back against casino opponents in Elk Grove, challenging the technicalities behind a ballot referendum designed to thwart the project. Region Business filed paperwork Friday with the Elk Grove city attorney, saying the petitions submitted by casino opponents are “clearly defective” and should be thrown out.

Business & Real Estate

Opponents of Elk Grove casino head to court

Opponents of the proposed Indian casino in Elk Grove have fired their latest shot – a lawsuit accusing the city of violating California’s strict environmental laws by approving the $400 million project. The anti-gambling group Stand Up for California, teaming up with two Elk Grove residents, sued the city last week over alleged violations of the California Environmental Quality Act, or CEQA.

College Sports

'Aggie Pride' lures Dan Hawkins back as UC Davis football coach

Dan Hawkins, a former UC Davis player and assistant coach, is introduced by athletic director Kevin Blue on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, as the Aggies' new head football coach. Hawkins left UC Davis in the 1980s to coach at Christian Brothers before becoming head coach later at Boise State and Colorado. He said described UCD as his "baptism of excellence."

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Santa arrives, Christmas tree lights up in Roseville

Santa came to town on a train, and his arrival in Roseville was followed by the lighting of the town's Christmas tree on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, to the cheers of gathered revelers.
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Santa arrives, Christmas tree lights up in Roseville 3:44

Santa arrives, Christmas tree lights up in Roseville

'Aggie Pride' lures Dan Hawkins back as UC Davis football coach 3:58

'Aggie Pride' lures Dan Hawkins back as UC Davis football coach

UC Davis defeats Sac State in Causeway clash at Golden 1 Center 3:00

UC Davis defeats Sac State in Causeway clash at Golden 1 Center

UC Davis Aggies win the 63rd Causeway Classic 2:49

UC Davis Aggies win the 63rd Causeway Classic