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The Firehouse recognized by wine enthusiast as one of America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants

The Firehouse recognized by wine enthusiast as one of America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants

Known for its commitment to quality and offering unparalleled dining experiences, The Firehouse is proud to announce, for the second consecutive year, it has been recognized by Wine Enthusiast magazine as one of America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants in 2018. The Firehouse is the only Sacramento area restaurant included on this prestigious list and joins other world-famous fine dining establishments such as Supra in Washington D.C. and the Four Horsemen in New York.  

 

UC Davis offers admission to more California residents

The University of California, Davis, offered freshman and transfer admission for fall 2018 to a total of 41,946 applicants — including 475 more California residents than last year.

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Serial bank robber suspect apprehended by Roseville Police after robbery, vehicle pursuit

July 10, 2018 |  
An armed bank robbery suspect is in custody after he was apprehended by Roseville Police.
According to Roseville Police, a call was received at 9:47 a.m. today regarding an in-progress robbery at a local bank. The suspect reportedly was displaying a firearm and demanding cash from tellers. 
After the tellers complied with the suspect's demands, he fled in a vehicle. Based on previous incidents, the suspect, who was described as a white male in his 50s, fled in a vehicle associated with other bank robberies.   
Roseville Police Officers converged on the area and located the suspect's vehicle. Officers attempted to make a traffic stop on the sedan but the suspect fled from officers, but shortly after the suspect was involved in an accident ... Read More

World's ugliest dog dies weeks after winning title

ANOKA, Minn. (AP) — A 9-year-old English bulldog has died just weeks after winning the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest... Read More

Grasslands more reliable carbon sink than trees

Forests have long served as a critical carbon sink, consuming about a quarter of the carbon dioxide pollution produced by humans worldwide. But decades of fire suppression, warming temperatures and drought have increased wildfire risks — turning California’s forests from carbon sinks to carbon sources.

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It's a beautiful day in Pennsylvania on Mister Rogers' trail

It's a beautiful day in Mister Rogers' neighborhood! But if you want to visit, you'll have to head to Pennsylvania... Read More

Actor Tab Hunter, star of 'Damn Yankees!' movie, dies age 86

Tab Hunter, the blond actor and singer who was a heartthrob for millions of teenage girls in the 1950s with such films as "Battle Cry" and "Damn Yankees!" and received new attention decades later when... Read More

Midtown offers exciting, eclectic & outdoors inspired art during Second Saturday

Midtown offers exciting, eclectic & outdoors inspired art during Second Saturday

A center for culture, creativity and vibrancy, Midtown Sacramento is an exciting Second Saturday Art Walk destination where local art galleries and other participating businesses collaborate to host a popular evening open house each month. Midtown guests will enjoy viewing art exhibits, participating in hands-on activities, meeting local artists, sampling food and wine, listening to live music and more.  

 

On Saturday, July 14, 2018, a sampling of the offerings – many of which are inspired by the outdoors -- presented by Midtown galleries and businesses include the following: 

 

All aboard for story time with entertaining local musician Charles Hurley on Monday, July 16

All aboard for story time with entertaining local musician Charles Hurley on Monday, July 16

It’s All Aboard for Story Time! with special guest Charles Hurley, a talented and entertaining local musician, on Monday, July 16, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the California State Railroad Museum. To the delight of train enthusiasts, young children and the young at heart, Charles will read the children’s book Bob the Railway Dog: The True Story of an Adventurous Dog written by Corinne Fenton and illustrated by Andrew McLean. In addition to reading the true story about the wandering Australian railroad dog, Charles plans to entertain the young Story Time! guests with a sing-a-long song or two. With a high energy style designed to get audiences excited and engaged, Charles is an accomplished and versatile musician who tours the country – often at fairs and festivals – performing with bands that include the Rock Bottom Boys and The Amazing Hamonatras. 

Pamplona's 3rd day of bull race ends with 4 runners injured

PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — Authorities say four runners have been sent to hospital after being knocked over or falling during the third day of bull races at Spain's annual San Fermin festival in Pamplona... Read More