1. Heartland Rolls Into Downtown Sacramento


    Midday Friday featured a bit of farm life in the heart of downtown Sacramento. Tractors from all over the region traveled from West Sacramento to the Capitol in a parade marking the start of the annual Farm-to-Fork celebration. The events culminate on September 28th with a dinner gala held on the Tower Bridge.  CapRadio.org

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  2. Firefighters form far and wide come to downtown Sacramento’s Renaissance Tower to honor NYFD firefighters who died in New York on September 11, 2001. They climb up and down a total of 110 stories to represent the height of the World Trade Center. The event concludes with a ceremony on the rooftop.

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  3. Demonstrators advocating for a higher minimum wage and unions for fast food workers shut down the intersection of Broadway and 24th Street in Sacramento.

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  4. An early-evening “batnado” flies over the Yolo Causeway. More at capradio.org

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  5. Nothing but net at the California State Fair. Have a look at more carnival coverage online at CapRadio.org

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  6. Last Friday, Beth Ruyak and the Insight team spent the day in Yosemite, interviewing folks and collecting stories in honor of the park’s 150th anniversary. Take an audio tour and see more photos at CapRadio.org.

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  7. Not thrown off by the unusual venue, shot putters compete just yards away from the steps of the Capitol for the opening event of the 2014 U.S.A. Track and Field Championships in Sacramento.  More at CapRadio.org

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    Not thrown off by the unusual venue, shot putters compete just yards away from the steps of the Capitol for the opening event of the 2014 U.S.A. Track and Field Championships in Sacramento.  More at CapRadio.org

    Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

  8. Sacramento Region Reporter, Bob Moffitt and Multimedia Producer, Andrew Nixon settle what started as petty trash talk. 

    Capital Public Radio is covering the U.S. Track and Field Championships taking place June 26-29 in Sacramento.

    Track coverage of the events and more at www.CapRadio.org

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  9. Croatia and Brazil faced off in the opening match of the World Cup on Thursday afternoon.  Fans packed into Devere’s Irish Pub in Sacramento to cheer on their favorite team.

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  10. The Holt men have demolition derby in their blood. For 3 generations, the Modesto, California family has participated in demolition derbies all across the state. At the Sacramento County Fair, they enter the arena not just as family, but as friendly foes.

  11. With temperatures peaking in the mid 90s today, the region’s heat-averse take to the water or shade while others brave the heat at Discovery Park, Cesar Chavez Park and Roosevelt Park in Sacramento.

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  12. The Amgen Tour of California started on the streets of Sacramento.  More at CapRadio.org

  13. The California Department of Food and Agriculture put on Ag Day at the Capitol today, featuring farm exhibits including alpacas and a mobile milking demonstration.  

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  14. It’s just past noon at De Vere’s Irish Pub in Downtown Sacramento and the St. Patrick’s Day party is well underway.

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  15. About 30 Irish priests take part in blessing a stained glass window depicting St. Patrick at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Downtown Sacramento.  St. Patrick is also the patron saint of the Sacramento Diocese.

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