Members of the first-ever graduating class in a doctoral physical therapy program at California State University, Sacramento, have been readying themselves for the growing job field, while also serving as guinea pigs for the new doctoral curriculum.
Forget Christmas decorations and holiday carols. Increasingly, shopping malls here, such as Westfield Galleria and Arden Fair, and nationwide are rolling out seasonal amenities, aimed at enticing more customers to walk in their doors. The efforts are a calculated move to turn shopping centers into regional destinations, part of an effort to combat online and mobile sales as e-commerce takes an increasing chunk out of brick-and-mortar sales.
Who wrote the Federal Freedom of Information Act? Who first called for Richard Nixon to be impeached? Who took on the Vietnam War when it was still popular? John Moss is a giant of Sacramento too often overlooked in his own hometown. It’s time to fix that as we approach the 100th birthday of a powerful Congressman who once lived in a little house on Land Park Drive.
For six years, the city of Sacramento trusted guards from National Security Industries & Services to keep watch over City Hall, the Crocker Art Museum and many other public properties. But a city investigation – prompted by complaints made by a labor union – found that National guards didn’t show up for jobs when they were scheduled to, didn’t operate the right equipment and were not properly trained in CPR and first aid, according to a city staff report filed in November.
Lou Andersen began telling regular customers earlier this year that she was ready to retire and close down her knitting store, Lofty Lou’s in Placerville, but 25 of the regulars couldn’t imagine life without the place. They acquired it and persuaded Andersen to join their partnership. The group will take over as co-owners Jan. 1.
Roseville police have referred 13 teenagers, at least some of them honors students at Oakmont High School, to the juvenile justice system for a suspected hate crime after they allegedly spread cotton balls across the front lawn of a black classmate, authorities said Friday.
State officials recently designated a section of Putah Creek in Yolo County as a "Wild Trout Water" because it supports a wild-spawning population of large rainbow trout. The designation includes Lake Solano, a small lake along the creek.
To help families with their loved ones, the Alzheimer’s Association has scheduled a Conversations about Dementia workshop to offer tips on how to have open but compassionate talks with family members about their forgetfulness.
The Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink is open for winter holiday skating fun at St. Rose of Lima Park, Seventh and K streets. This week’s schedule is 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day except Wednesday (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) and Thursday (closed for Christmas).