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Farmworkers give up day’s pay to see leaders say ‘no se puede’

On Thursday, the California Assembly was supposed to vote on the bill to grant farmworkers overtime pay, but put it off, disappointing those who left the fields for a day to see history made. Instead they witnessed a process that shows their time and money aren’t valued yet. Strong leadership will make it happen. A lack of leadership delayed it.

Arts & Theater

Sacramento Mural Festival paints the city beautiful

Between August 20 and August 27th, 2016 artists from near and far created about a dozen murals on empty walls in midtown and downtown Sacramento during Sacramento Mural Festival. This video tours the several of them, in progress and finished. Music: "Impact Moderato" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Drug company targets Sacramento in Race for the Arts display

An eye-catching sculptural display installed Friday in Land Park as part of Saturday’s Race for the Arts is not an ordinary piece of art. The first sign? A large list of side effects printed on an element of the exhibit. Titled “The Tangled Tale,” the 28-foot exhibit of human figures on the grass near Land Park Drive was funded by Lundbeck Takeda, an international drug company partnership that sells Trintellix, an antidepressant.

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Sacramento woman parts with beloved dog, because both are blind and the dog is deaf

“I knew he couldn't see or hear, but he didn’t understand why I kept stepping on him. Every time I did it I’d just be in tears. I didn’t want to be stepping on my dog,” says Marilyn Crisp of Sacramento, on why she has to part with her beloved dog, Carmelo. She and Carmelo are blind. Carmelo is also deaf.
Sammy Caiola The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento woman parts with beloved dog, because both are blind and the dog is deaf 3:02

Sacramento woman parts with beloved dog, because both are blind and the dog is deaf

Sacramento Mural Festival paints the city beautiful 1:27

Sacramento Mural Festival paints the city beautiful

Fairytale Town brings adventure playground to south Sac 1:12

Fairytale Town brings adventure playground to south Sac

Police cameras will keep watch on downtown near new Sacramento arena 1:07

Police cameras will keep watch on downtown near new Sacramento arena