From Bill Clinton's appearance at UC Davis as captured by students, to pumpkin paddlers competing for the gourd, to news of a Fair Oaks housing project proposal's death, here is a sampling of the best images to complement the week's most impactful stories.
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Davis: Former President Bill Clinton visited UC Davis last week and endorsed several northern California Democrats who are running in close congressional races.
Fair Oaks: MBK Homes spokesman Brian Holloway speaks to a crowd of about 40 concerned Fair Oaks residents Tuesday evening about the termination of the Talmont Townhomes project proposed at Kenneth and Madison avenues. The proposed project faced much opposition from the community.
Citrus Heights: Henry Perez remains in critical condition on life support after being hit by a vehicle driven by a woman under the influence of a controlled substance Oct. 5. A donation fund has been established to benefit Perez and his brother, Juan Perez, who also suffered major injuries. Both are students at Skycrest Elementary School in Citrus Heights.
Dixon: A large turnout of Dixon American Legion, VFW and Legion Riders welcomed Florida Congressman Jeff Miller to the Dixon Veteran's Hall earlier this month. The current Chairman of the House of Veteran Affairs Committee made a stop on his California tour to speak with local veterans about their concerns and answer benefits questions, and host a benefit fair with other Solano Veterans service providers.
Carmichael: Many gathered to dance, shop and eat the day away for the 35th annual Sacramento Jewish Food Faire at Carmichael's Congregation Beth Shalom Sunday, Oct. 7.
Elk Grove: Pumpkin regatta competitors paddle at the starting line Sunday. More competitors than ever competed in an annual race across the lake in Elk Grove Regional Park, but it was still a struggle for many of them to get across the finish line.
Roseville: The “skydiving grandma” crossed another item off her bucket list and this time things went much smoother. to celebrate her 80th birthday last year.
After the video became a viral sensation, Everett went on the "Today Show," where she admitted that riding in a NASCAR racecar was something she’d always wanted to do. Thursday, Oct. 11, her wish came true at the All American Speedway in Roseville, when she rode in a NASCAR racecar around the third-mile racetrack.