SECTIONS Search E-edition Customer Service Customer Service SacBee Rewards About Us About Us Contact Us Apps Mobile & Apps Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube News in Education (NIE) Newsletters Local Sacramento Region Arena City Beat Crime Local Govt Salary Database The Homeless Marcos Bretón Transportation Education Environment Health & Medicine Traffic Conditions Weather Communities Elk Grove Folsom/El Dorado Roseville/Placer Yolo Sports Sports Kings NBA News 49ers Giants Oakland A's High School Sports Joe Davidson More Sports Raiders NFL News MLB News River Cats Soccer Colleges Golf Autos Racing Politics Politics Capitol Alert State Workers The California Influencer Series Local Elections PoliGRAPH State Worker Salary Database Legislative Gifts … [Read more...] about Iconic Sacramento amusement park expanding, adding exhibits
Former Oakland Athletics player Jose Canseco walks to the infield during a pregame celebration honoring the 1989 World Series championship team before the start of the Oakland Athletics game against the Baltimore Orioles at O.Co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, July 19, 2014. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group) Jose Canseco is back with the Oakland A's in 1997. (Tom Van Dyke/Bay Area News Group Archives) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Former major-league standout Jose Canseco hits the ball during a home-run derby competition against five Marin County high school players on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at the Pacifics game in San Rafael, Calif. Canseco won the contest by hitting seven home runs over Redwood High's Henry Zeislerhad who had five home runs. (Robert Tong/Marin Independent Journal) Pittsburg Diamonds designated hitter Jose Canseco (33) stands with his team during the singing of the national anthem before playing against the Sonoma Stompers … [Read more...] about Jose Canseco shares out-of-this-world conspiracy theories for your amusement
Stay tuned — a national broadcaster is looking at metro Denver for a major network center. The Colorado Economic Development Commission on Thursday approved $10.2 million in job growth incentive tax credits to Project Beam, an unnamed media company eyeing Adams County for a new operations facility slated to employ 769 people. The average annual wage for those jobs was listed at $90,572, which is 170 percent of the average wage in Adams County. Arizona is also in the running, said Michelle Hadwiger, deputy director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade. The company owns news, sports and cable networks and plans to invest $100 million to $150 million in the new facility, which would distribute hundreds of thousands of hours of programming to 200 broadcast affiliates and more than 1,000 satellite and cable stations, Hadwiger told commissioners. She said the company is highly recognized, publicly traded and a member of the Fortune 500, … [Read more...] about National broadcaster looking at Adams County for a new operations center
ESTES PARK • Again the phone rings in the Fall River Visitor Center. Again Lynn Stepaniak answers, as she has throughout the federal government's longest shutdown ever.The caller wants to know: Is Rocky Mountain National Park open? What is there to do?"Well, the roads are closed," Stepaniak says in a voice as sweet and reassuring as it can be on this 20th day of the shutdown, poised to enter its fourth week as President Donald Trump and Congress remain at odds over funding a border wall.Stepaniak is among volunteers with Rocky Mountain Conservancy, the nonprofit that isn't usually running this privately owned visitor center in winter. But with the park's other outposts dark and shuttered, with 149 rangers and staffers furloughed among about 800,000 other federal employees across the country, there had to be a source of information somewhere, the conservancy figured. Someone had to step up. Premium Wildfire preparedness in Colorado hurt by government shutdown Liz Forster … [Read more...] about Shadow of the shutdown: Inside Rocky Mountain National Park’s struggles
Dec 17, 12:54 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Dawn Geske 12/17/18 AT 11:53 AM A Mexican amusement park is offering visitors the chance to experience an illegal border crossing into the U.S. Parque EcoAlberto in El Alberto, Mexico offers the themed challenge as a way to promote awareness to young Mexicans about risking their lives to enter American for a better life, the Daily Mail reported.The four-hour attraction that involves traversing challenging terrains at the cost of $17 ($350 Mexican pesos) per person also has a six-hour version available for $25 ($500 Mexican pesos), according to the news outlet.Participants of the experience start at a Catholic church in El Alberto. Here, they are given a motivational presentation to promote that the attraction is not a training activity but rather has the intent of promoting awareness about the dangers of crossing into the states illegally, according to the Daily … [Read more...] about Mexican Amusement Park Attraction Simulates Illegal Border-Crossing Into U.S.