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May 16, 1991 | WILLIAM TROMBLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Marybeth Bizjak moved from the San Francisco Chronicle to the Sacramento Union as feature editor a year ago, she thought she was supposed to "liven up the features--to put a little punch into that part of the paper." But 10 weeks later she was out of a job after running a story on the AIDS Memorial Quilt--a series of panels dedicated to those who have died of AIDS that has been traveling around the country. "My editor told me, 'You don't understand.
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January 13, 1994 | CARL INGRAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The struggling Sacramento Union, born as a scrappy daily newspaper in the Gold Rush and once a powerful voice in the affairs of California, said Wednesday it will cease publishing on Friday for economic reasons. The death of the newspaper, which briefly employed Mark Twain as a reporter and until recently called itself the "oldest daily in the West," leaves the much bigger Sacramento Bee as the state capital's only daily paper.
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May 16, 1991 | WILLIAM TROMBLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Marybeth Bizjak moved from the San Francisco Chronicle to the Sacramento Union as feature editor a year ago, she thought she was supposed to "liven up the features--to put a little punch into that part of the paper." But 10 weeks later she was out of a job after running a story on the AIDS Memorial Quilt--a series of panels dedicated to those who have died of AIDS that has been traveling around the country. "My editor told me, 'You don't understand.
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January 13, 1994 | CARL INGRAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The struggling Sacramento Union, born as a scrappy daily newspaper in the Gold Rush and once a powerful voice in the affairs of California, said Wednesday it will cease publishing on Friday for economic reasons. The death of the newspaper, which briefly employed Mark Twain as a reporter and until recently called itself the "oldest daily in the West," leaves the much bigger Sacramento Bee as the state capital's only daily paper.
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September 27, 1990 | From Times staff and Wire reports
Authorities said there were no suspects in their investigation of vandalized Sacramento Union news racks, in which the newspaper's equipment has been smashed and plastered with stickers from a gay-rights group. Police Sgt. Gary Gregson said the investigation was continuing. He asked the public for assistance in identifying the vandals.
NEWS
July 2, 1989
Owners of the Sacramento Union have signed a letter of intent to sell the newspaper to Sacramento developer Danny Benvenuti and his partner, David Kassis, the newspaper announced. The terms and price of the sale were not disclosed except that the deal includes both the newspaper and its real estate on Sacramento's Capitol Mall.
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March 23, 1997 | SHERRY STERN, TIMES STAFF WRITER; Sherry Stern is the Deputy Calendar Editor
"Look!" Josh exclaimed. "Look over there!" My 6-year-old nephew's delight stemmed from riding, of all things, the parking lot shuttle to the Ontario International Airport terminal. The object of his glee was something I'll bet escapes the average passenger: the maze of railroad tracks surrounding the airport and the freight trains continually rolling on them.
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September 27, 1990 | From Times staff and Wire reports
Authorities said there were no suspects in their investigation of vandalized Sacramento Union news racks, in which the newspaper's equipment has been smashed and plastered with stickers from a gay-rights group. Police Sgt. Gary Gregson said the investigation was continuing. He asked the public for assistance in identifying the vandals.
NEWS
July 2, 1989
Owners of the Sacramento Union have signed a letter of intent to sell the newspaper to Sacramento developer Danny Benvenuti and his partner, David Kassis, the newspaper announced. The terms and price of the sale were not disclosed except that the deal includes both the newspaper and its real estate on Sacramento's Capitol Mall.
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