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Davis considers ban on Styrofoam food, beverage containers

The city of Davis has scheduled two workshops to discuss a proposed ordinance that would require containers for serving food or beverages to be reusable, recyclable or compostable. It would prohibit the use of containers made of polystyrene foam, which people commonly refer to by the trademark name Styrofoam.

Capitol Alert

California voters want to work with Trump, poll finds

While California voters overwhelmingly oppose Donald Trump, believing his policies will have negative effects on the state in a variety of policy areas, a slim majority still want their political leaders to work with the Republican president, according to a new poll released March 27, 2017.

Pets

Troika walks with three legs after fence-jumping mishap

A spunky cat, who so badly damaged his leg that it had to be amputated, is well on his way to recovery – coping well to walking on three legs instead of four. Troika apparently tried to jump a chain-link fence at a Placer County school. He didn’t quite make it.

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Videos

​ICE rally begins in Sacramento

Sen. Pro tem Kevin de León talk to the gathered crowd before the ICE meeting with Scott Jones in Sacramento on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.
Video by Paul Kitagaki Jr. and Andrew Seng; Produced by Sue Morrow The Sacramento Bee
​ICE rally begins in Sacramento 0:58

​ICE rally begins in Sacramento

Troika walks with three legs after fence-jumping mishap 0:39

Troika walks with three legs after fence-jumping mishap

Weekend demolition at Sacramento State's University Union 0:46

Weekend demolition at Sacramento State's University Union

Attorney Parisi gets late assignment, needs time to review evidence 1:04

Attorney Parisi gets late assignment, needs time to review evidence