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Bosco joined 120 of his canine buddies in late October at the third annual “Doggie Dip Days.” The City of Sacramento Department of Parks and Recreation opens the Pannell-Meadowview pool to dogs and their owners on the last day of the season.
shelters reduce pet loss with microchips
of Love helps children with hair loss
by Greg Hyatt –– While lawmakers and students hope a bill signed by the governor will help lower college textbook prices, the new law may lack the teeth to enforce it. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed AB 2477 on Sept. 16. It aims at challenging textbook publishers and universities to rethink their pricing policies
by Hardeep Sahota –– The Marysville Joint Unified School District is looking to increase revenue through attendance after hiring an attendance coordinator who is planning truancy sweeps to get students back to class. The district lost about $30,000 last year to truancy, but hopes to recover about $100,000 this year, an administrator said.
by Leticia Valenzuela –– West Sacramento’s main thoroughfare has long time been associated with female streetwalkers in provocative clothes, half-lit yellow hotel signs that read “vacancy,” cracked sidewalks and vacant lots. But with massive population growth and redevelopment occurring at city ends, officials have decided to unite residents together by reviving West Capitol as their core.
by Leticia Valenzuela –– The West Sacramento School Board closed escrow on 54 acres of a new high school site on Oct. 14, and although building plans are moving forward, the district is still having trouble purchasing the remainder of land. Located at the corner of Jefferson Boulevard and Linden Road in Southport, the 91 acres parcel has been set to hold a new 2,400-student high school since the development of Southport in 1991.