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Thousands march for racial unity on MLK Day in Sacramento, but rival gatherings strike an angrier note

Thousands of people gathered in Land Park and in north Sacramento for separate marches honoring the late civil rights champion Martin Luther King Jr.

Holidays

17 ways to ring in 2017

You could ring in 2017 with a snow-capped Tahoe adventure, at a festival with family in tow, in a club or concert hall or by finding a quiet activity, here are 17 things you can do to make the most out of Saturday, Dec. 31 in the greater Sacramento region.

Music News & Reviews

Tenor Bela Mavrak leads New Year’s gala performance

A Viennese-style performance will feature international tenor Bela Mavrak as well as a live chamber orchestra, ballet dancers and a violin soloist. Organized by the Hungarian Connection and hosted by Bellissima European Dance Academy, the “Wonderful World New Year Gala” will be 6-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, at Richard Brunelle Performance Hall, 315 W. 14th St., Davis. $25; 916-747-2615; www.huncongala.co

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Special delivery: Shelter brings pets to children

Santa delivers Front Street Animal pups, kittens to area residents on Christmas Eve.
Cynthia Hubert The Sacramento Bee
Special delivery: Shelter brings pets to children 0:34

Special delivery: Shelter brings pets to children

How to make a ribbon angel for your Christmas tree 2:05

How to make a ribbon angel for your Christmas tree

Sacramento firefighters string new Christmas lights for neighbors after Grinch strikes 1:00

Sacramento firefighters string new Christmas lights for neighbors after Grinch strikes

Watch: 49ers defensive end Arik Armstead of Sacramento brings holiday cheer to UC Davis Children's Hospital 2:28

Watch: 49ers defensive end Arik Armstead of Sacramento brings holiday cheer to UC Davis Children's Hospital