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Frustrated by a spike in robberies in their south Sacramento neighborhoods, Chinese Americans have turned to the social media app WeChat to help each other when criminals strike. They are demanding more action from the Sacramento Police Department.
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Defensive linemen Arik Armstead and DeForest Buckner, first-round picks by the 49ers the past two drafts, are former college teammates and roommates. They were recruited by 49ers defensive-line coach Jerry Azzinaro when he was at Oregon, and now they’re back together and expected to help give San Francisco a skyscraping defensive front. The 49ers hope the two rattle opposing quarterbacks into mistakes.
Woodland High School varsity baseball head coach Felix Castillo died of a suspected heart attack Monday while playing softball, according to the school principal.
A big new building is altering the downtown skyline, brought to you by the Sacramento Kings. It’s not the arena, however. It’s a 16-story hotel and condominium tower, a bounce pass from the Kings’ new Golden 1 Center arena. This building and the adjacent pedestrian plaza – while still under construction – offer a glimpse of the new vision taking shape on land that for the last 45 years housed the Downtown Plaza shopping center.
A decade in the making, McKinley Village in East Sacramento opens its doors to visitors Saturday to view the first of 336 planned homes planned for construction over the next three years.
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