Month: October 2007

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Wild highway crash injures 4

Four members of a Rio Linda family were injured Saturday when their SUV did a barrel roll across a ditch and into oncoming traffic, closing Highway 70 for more than a half-hour, according to the California Highway Patrol. Thong Duc Nguyen, 27, of Rio Linda was northbound on Highway 70 just south of the McGowan…
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Get past the phone menu runaround

If you want sales, press 1. If you want customer service, press 2. If you want to speak to a live human being, good luck. Gabe Davidson was tired of wading through a sea of phone menu options when he was dealing with banks, so he spent hours searching the Internet for shortcuts and testing…
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Women raising funds for children in Y-S

Women in Philanthropy will hold its annual luncheon Thursday to raise funds for children’s causes in Yuba-Sutter. The group will combine the proceeds from this luncheon with the dues it collects from its members to help Hands of Hope and Iles Golf Academy for Children, spokeswomen Clarine Musfelt said. “This is about women coming together…
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Woodleaf seeks funds for move

The Woodleaf Outdoor School has kicked off its fundraising drive to get the school moved to a new location before its lease expires in 20 months. Woodleaf, an outdoor education program for youngsters, is in the middle of its search for a new home after the Younglife organization decided to expand its Christian youth camp…
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This Linda Lion is full of pride

Commitment isn’t a problem for Howard Lansdon. He worked for Pacific Gas & Electric for 34 years, he’s been married for 71 years, and he has served with the Linda Lions Club for 53 years. Lansdon, 89, is the last surviving charter member of the Linda Lions Club, which was founded in 1954. He was…
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