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February 27, 2014
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'Bag It' to be shown at Twin Ridges Home Charter


See ‘Bag It’ at Twin Ridges Home Charter School

Twin Ridges Home Charter School will host a screening of the 2010 documentary film “Bag It” today from 3-3:45 p.m. The screening will be followed by a 45-minute Q&A session led by Sue Emery, who is with Bag Busters of Nevada County.

The home study school’s curriculum places special emphasis on environmental issues, and director Jaynie Aydin says they support the idea of a single-use bag ban. She added that the movie is kid-friendly and admission is free to the general public.

Twin Ridges Home Charter School is located at 111 New Mohawk Road in Nevada City.

— The Union staff

Crash victims’ funeral draws hundreds

FRESNO, Calif. — Funeral services for a mother and her four young children killed in a fiery crash in Central California drew hundreds of family, friends and even strangers to a Central California church.

The California Highway Patrol says 29-year-old Esmeralda Tafoya-Saucedo and her four children were killed on Feb. 15 in Fresno County when another driver ran a stop sign and hit their SUV. Tafoya-Saucedo’s husband, Joe Saucedo, was following the family in another vehicle, but was unable to pull them out of the burning SUV.

The Fresno Bee reports) that Saucedo left Tuesday’s service at a church in Riverdale in tears accompanied by his mother and mother-in-law.

The other driver, 41-year-old Juana Bejarano, was hospitalized after the crash. The CHP has not announced an arrest.

— Associated Press

— Associated Press


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