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About Daniel Wilson

I am a student at California State University Sacramento (Sac State) majoring in journalism, pursuing a Bachelor's degree with a minor in communications. Please visit both www.saccitygamer.com and www.dwilsononline.com for more information.

Visit a national park for free on MLK Day – one of four no-fee days this year

Originally published by SacBee.com Jan. 12, 2018 In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday on Monday, Jan. 15, all national parks will waive entrance fees. This year is the first since 2007 that King’s birthday and the national holiday … Continue reading

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Diet Coke says millennials thirsty for new experiences, introduces four new flavors

Originally published by SacBee.com Jan. 10, 2018 The Coca-Cola Company is introducing the first major change to its popular Diet Coke brand since its launch 35 years ago with the addition of four new flavors and a new look as … Continue reading

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Here’s how to get free ice cream this weekend

Originally published by SacBee.com Jan. 10, 2018 Sacramento ice cream lovers will be able to enjoy a scoop for free this weekend at the recently opened Downtown Commons Häagen-Dazs location. The DoCo Twitter account tweeted Wednesday that in celebration of this new … Continue reading

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A Starbucks is coming to Yosemite National Park, but thousands want to stop it

Originally published by SacBee.com Jan. 9, 2018 An online petition to stop a Starbucks from being added to Yosemite National Park is rapidly gaining steam, with thousands of people supporting efforts to stop the international coffee chain from entering the … Continue reading

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How much money do you need to be richest person ever? Ask Jeff Bezos

Originally published by SacBee.com Jan. 9, 2018 Online retailer Amazon has another feather to put in its very large cap of successes now that its CEO, Jeff Bezos, has become the richest person of all-time. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires … Continue reading

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These California twins have different birth years. ‘I’ve never had this before,’ doctor says

Originally published by SacBee.com on Jan. 2, 2018 Twins born just minutes apart in Delano will spend a lifetime explaining why their birth years don’t match, as one was born in 2017 and the other in 2018 – the first baby believed … Continue reading

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Too drunk to drive? New California law could give you a free ride

Originally published in the Dec. 25, 2017 print edition of the Sacramento Bee, on SacBee.com as part of Capitol Alert and on both The Modesto Bee and San Luis Obispo Tribune websites It’s an all-too-familiar scene in Sacramento. A group of friends … Continue reading

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The lasting effects of suicide and how the numbers add up in Yolo County

Originally published in the Dec. 20, 2017 print edition of the West Sacramento News-Ledger. Continue reading

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Yolo Idol karaoke contest, Hometown Heroes band battle and Gala Preview tasting event highlight 2017 Yolo County Fair

Originally published in the Aug. 9, 2017 print edition of the West Sacramento News-Ledger The California State Fair may be over for the year, but Yolo residents still have plenty of fun to look forward to when the County Fair returns … Continue reading

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First dentist of West Sacramento passes away at age 96

Originally published in the June 21, 2017 print edition of the West Sacramento News-Ledger The first dentist to ever practice in the West Sacramento region Dr. Oliver E. Quam died on Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Auburn. He was 96 … Continue reading

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