<![CDATA[Mobile, SMS Alerts, e-Readers, & Apps | Sacbee.com &]]> http://www.sacbee.com/mobile/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 13:16:02 PST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 13:16:02 PST Mobile 60 webmaster@sacbee.com Mobile http://www.sacbee.com/mobile/article2775465.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:59:20 PDT http://www.sacbee.com/mobile/article2775465.html Hundreds of California recycling centers close – what now? http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article85400177.html#storylink=rss Firms that take bottles, cans have shut down

Closures put grocery stores on the hook

Lawmakers wanted short-term fix; administration emphasizes bigger deal

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Katehi refuses to turn over cellphone, iPad, laptop to UC investigators http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/education/article84942317.html#storylink=rss UC has asked chancellor to surrender university-issued electronics

Chancellor wants to protect privileged information, spokesman says

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California tobacco tax measure targets an industry under pressure http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article84249422.html#storylink=rss New laws will hit tobacco companies hard

November ballot measure poses another industry challenge

Changes also target e-cigarettes and vaping

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Should bizarre Vallejo kidnap case be tossed over cellphone search? http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/crime/article84916032.html#storylink=rss Attorney for suspect Matthew Muller asks federal judge to toss evidence in the 2015 abduction of Denise Huskins

Sacramento attorney Tom Johnson argues police illegally accessed Muller’s phone – which he left behind while fleeing a burglary

Prosecutors object to the effort, saying a burglar cannot expect privacy for an item left behind

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Fire torched us last year, and the blazes keep coming http://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/fires/article84633212.html#storylink=rss All those dead trees are fuel for new fires

Rainy weather barely dented drought, added grass kindling

Last year’s Butte Fire victims still struggle, live in travel trailers

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Fighting opiate abuse: Lawmakers, families demand action http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/health-and-medicine/article83978312.html#storylink=rss California state bills proceed to help thwart opiate addiction

Sacramento’s DEA investigation of street dealers continues

White House seeks $1.1 billion in funding for prevention, treatment

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UC Davis chancellor sent aides to Switzerland to learn image-boosting tactics http://www.sacbee.com/news/investigations/the-public-eye/article84030042.html#storylink=rss University spent more than $17,000 on trips to Switzerland, Texas and Maryland

Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi wanted to build digital acceleration lab at UC Davis

Under Katehi, UCD strategic communications budget went from $2.93 million to $5.47 million

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How much should Californians know about police shootings? http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article82840037.html#storylink=rss National attention on police violence inspired many bills during past two sessions

Public access to body camera footage, other records is focus of current debate

Law enforcements groups heavily oppose changes they argue violate officers’ rights

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Sacramento fliers wait in one line to avoid another http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/transportation/article83226452.html#storylink=rss With airport security lines growing, more fliers apply for federal PreCheck clearances

Rush has prompted long waits in recent weeks at PreCheck enrollment centers

Appointments for PreCheck now booked more than a month in advance

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How plans to save fish species could cut summer water supply http://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/water-and-drought/article83145097.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 11 Jun 2016 06:00:00 PDT

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Is Sacramento’s ‘city within a city’ ready to rise? http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article83127362.html#storylink=rss As many people will live in the railyard as currently live in Land Park and Curtis Park

The transit- and pedestrian-oriented community will still suffer from traffic jams

A city reports suggests ways to mitigate downsides of major development

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Mayor-elect Steinberg ready to use political capital after dominant win http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article82507612.html#storylink=rss Former state Senate leader Darrell Steinberg has 59 percent of Tuesday’s vote

Councilwoman Angelique Ashby commits ‘to partner’ with Steinberg

Steinberg enters with broad coalition of support from seven Sacramento council members

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Will green lawns return to Sacramento as water restrictions ease? http://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/water-and-drought/article82426057.html#storylink=rss Water districts across the region are easing outdoor irrigation restrictions

Local agencies say they expect customers will voluntarily conserve

Landscape companies note an uptick in sprinkler tuneups

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Why California looked close for Bernie Sanders, but wasn’t http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article82527617.html#storylink=rss Pre-election polls underestimated Hillary Clinton’s support

Older voters and Spanish speakers may have been underrepresented in survey, pollster says

Election came one day after Clinton became presumptive Democratic nominee

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Algebra, geometry give way to integrated math in local high schools http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/education/article82137922.html#storylink=rss School districts nationwide are collapsing subjects into integrated math

Switch is designed to help students apply math concepts in real world

Some parents say phase-in has been stressful for high school freshmen

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Can’t afford housing? California leaders are working on it http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article80945362.html#storylink=rss Governor’s plan includes borrowing proposal, changes in permit approval rules

Some legislative Democrats want to put much more money toward problem

California’s last housing bond issue is largely tapped out

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From the ‘damn war’ to Wall Street, Democratic Party divisions linger http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article81827952.html#storylink=rss Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders court different generations

California race closer than Clinton expected

Experts expect Democrats to unify following primary

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Intrigue, offshore connections to Sacramento in ‘Panama Papers’ leak http://www.sacbee.com/news/investigations/article81834077.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 05 Jun 2016 06:00:00 PDT

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Planned move for Placerville courthouse rattles Gold Rush town http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article81711792.html#storylink=rss The El Dorado Superior Court plans to move out of its historic courthouse, citing cramped and unsafe conditions

Opponents have filed a lawsuit challenging plan to build a new courthouse in the parking lot of county jail

Restaurant and shop owners say move will hurt Main Street

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Charter schools and allies pour it on in California legislative races http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article81488362.html#storylink=rss Charter school association, related group and EdVoice spend nearly $9 million in 12 districts

Handful of wealthy donors leading the effort

Teachers unions have spent relatively little so far

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‘Nobody knows when they’re going to be the family whose last resort is cannabis medicine’ http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/health-and-medicine/article80495142.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 06:00:00 PDT

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‘We were coming to terms with losing our kid and, all of a sudden, he’s not having seizures’ http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/health-and-medicine/article80497572.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 06:00:00 PDT

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‘My kid was dying in front of us ... We would have tried tree bark. We would have tried anything’ http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/health-and-medicine/article80487137.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 06:00:00 PDT

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Clock ticking, Sacramento rushes to prepare for arena crowds downtown http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/city-arena/article80692342.html#storylink=rss The city is assembling a crowd management game plan for Kings arena opening

Many event attendees will be unfamiliar with downtown streets and parking

Fans have transportation options, including light rail and ride sharing

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Hillary Clinton wants you to remember the 1990s http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article80403607.html#storylink=rss Lingering frustration over economy a potential point of weakness for Clinton

Clinton and her husband, Bill, hope to remind voters of economic prosperity in ’90s

Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump campaign ahead of June 7 primary

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Are Bill Dodd and Mariko Yamada headed for a November faceoff? http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article80450907.html#storylink=rss With overwhelming registration advantage, Democrat almost certain to win open 3rd Senate District

Dodd and Yamada could both advance in June, transforming staid race into bloody battle

Outside groups have spent heavily to boost Dodd so he will face Republican instead

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Brain dead: Why diagnosis is so troubling, confusing http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/health-and-medicine/article80225292.html#storylink=rss Most physicians say diagnosis is irreversibly final, but families have sued hospitals

Definition of brain death spelled out in 1981 after increased use of hospital ventilators

Israel Stinson, 2-year-old declared brain dead by three Sacramento-area doctors, revives issue

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Big oil vs. billionaire: A fight for California legislative votes http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article79929662.html#storylink=rss Democrat-on-Democrat races for Legislature aren’t the norm

Oil companies are supporting business-friendly candidates

Environmentalist Tom Steyer is weighing in with his own money

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Marijuana businesses line up behind Sacramento tax initiative http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article79696577.html#storylink=rss Measure Y would impose 5 percent tax on commercial marijuana cultivation

Tax proceeds would fund youth services and children’s programs in Sacramento

Cannabis interests have contributed more than $92,000 to ‘yes’ effort

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