Chuck and Mij Charbonneau, left, started the Budkis Fund in honor of their English Bulldog Budkis, right. The fund helps low-income senior citizens with emergency pet care needs.  - (left) Leah Abraham; (right) submitted

Dog's memory lives on in fund to help seniors and pets

  • Jul 26, 2016 at 6:00PM updated Jul 27, 2016 at 9:11AM

The Budkis Fund helps low-income seniors with emergency pet care needs. The fund was started by Chuck and Mij Charbonneau to honor their English bulldog named Budkis.


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North Highlands Garden ribbon cutting set for Thursday

  • Today at 10:36AM

This Thursday, residents in the North Highlands community and surrounding neighborhood will be celebrating the grand opening of the North Highlands Community Garden at a ribbon cutting ceremony.

History Museum closed through September for renovations

  • Jul 25, 2016 at 11:50AM

The project will result in a more attractive, more educational, and safer introduction to the museum’s temporary and permanent exhibits, as well as a more efficient workspace for staff, according to a press release.

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