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Man Sues Police After DNA Mixup Lands Him In Jail For Sexual AssaultProsecutors eventually dismissed charges against Hale after a later test found his DNA was at the scene but not linked the crime.
Bill Aims To Ban Police From Notifying Feds About ImmigrantsThe leader of the California Senate wants to bar police from sharing information with federal deportation agents about immigrants being released from custody.
Official: Fire Trapped People On Second Floor Of Oakland WarehouseInvestigators say a fire at a warehouse in Oakland that claimed 36 lives progressed rapidly, trapping people on second floor.
Rebounding California Gray Wolf Holds Onto ProtectionThe California gray wolves will keep their endangered species protections even once the rebounding animal hits a population of at least 50, state wildlife officials said Wednesday.
Conjoined Twins From Antelope Successfully Separated In OperationThe family of conjoined twins is celebrating after the pair was successfully separated in a more than day-long operation.
Lost Dog Jumps Into Tuolumne County Deputy's Patrol CarA lost dog apparently knew exactly who would help him on a cold night in Tuolumne County.

Sherri Papini

Chains And Branded Skin: Sherri Papini Kidnap Case Baffles CopsThree weeks after Sherri Papini disappeared, the question of whether she was dead or alive was answered when the young mother and wife was spotted waving frantically for help along a California freeway early on Thanksgiving morning.
Sheriff Searching For Motive In Sherri Papini KidnappingThe Spanish-speaking suspects kept the head of 34-year-old victim Sherri Papini covered at times, limiting her ability to provide descriptions so authorities could draw sketches
Full Text Of Nov. 30 Press Conference About Sherri Papini's AbductionShasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko held a press conference Tuesday and shared more information about Sherri Papini's kidnapping, including injuries she received.

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Lost Dog Jumps Into Tuolumne County Deputy's Patrol CarA lost dog apparently knew exactly who would help him on a cold night in Tuolumne County.
Noon Forecast - Dec. 7, 2016Find out when some rain is expected to hit today.
Barbara Boxer Gives Her Farewell Speech On Senate FloorShe's served as California's junior senator since 1993.
Veterans Hold Pearl Harbor Memorial In SacramentoVets laid down wreaths to honor those lost in the Pearl Harbor attack 75 years ago.
Parents Of Kidney Donor Meet Organ RecipientAn El Dorado Hills couple got the chance to meet the recipient of their daughter's kidney.
Oakland Fire Victim Texted Mom: ‘I Am Dying’We've also learned one young Oakland warehouse fire victim managed to text her mom when she felt there was no hope of escaping.
Cold Snap Not All Bad News For Citrus FarmersFind out how the bitter cold can actually make for delicious citrus fruits.

Marijuana In California

Now That Pot Is Legal, Can I Smoke It At Work?Bottom line: You can't come to work high. You can still be drug tested. And you can still be fired - or not hired - for failing a drug test even if you're not the least bit impaired at work.
With Marijuana Legalized, California Plans How To Collect TaxesState analysts have estimated that state and local governments could eventually collect over $1 billion annually from the production and sale of legal pot.
Questions Remain After Sacramento City Council Legalizes Marijuana CultivationThe council will continue working out the details of the ordinance. It's unclear when permits will be issued, but it likely won't happen before the end of the year.
Sacramento City Council Passes Marijuana Cultivation Ordinance, Tables Delivery For NowIn a late night session, City Councilman Schenirer motioned to pass the ordinance with a few nuanced changes about fines for illegal operations and more structure in the neighborhood outreach plan.
Marijuana Advocates Worried If Jeff Sessions Named Attorney GeneralSupporters and opponents of marijuana legalization woke up to the news on Friday. Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions is Donald Trump's choice as the nation’s top law enforcement official.
Proposition 64: Marijuana Changes Will Have Big Impact On Certain Pot ChargesOne of the provisions that takes effect immediately is the decriminalization of certain pot charges, which is having a dramatic impact on hundreds of lives.

Politics

Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones Reflects On Congressional Loss To Rep. Ami BeraJones seemed comfortable with his coffee mug in hand walking through the halls of the sheriff's department on Thursday morning.
Supermajorities Could Spark Conflicts Among California DemocratsNow that voters have created Democratic supermajorities in both houses of the California Legislature, they should expect to see more conflict between liberals and moderates in the party and even tension with Gov. Jerry Brown, another Democrat.
Unprompted, Trump Tweets People Who Burn The American Flag Should Face ConsequencesDonald Trump says that anyone who burns an American flag should face unspecified "consequences," such as jail or a loss of citizenship.
Proposition 66: California Voters Approve Faster Death Penalty ProcessProposition 66 continued to hold a 51 percent margin of support Tuesday after two weeks of counting millions of ballots in a contentious race that also saw voters reject a dueling measure to end executions.
Drill, Baby, Drill? Election Reignites Offshore-Oil DebateThe controversy over drilling for oil in the Atlantic Ocean has been reignited by the election of Donald Trump, and environmentalists and coastal businesses say it could be the first major fault line that divides them from the new president.
Latino-Majority City Council Readying For Immigration Fight In WoodlandWith Donald Trump becoming president, the new council members say they're gearing up for a long fight to protect undocumented immigrants in Woodland.

Sports News & Buzz

Nate Goodyear: High School Basketball Player Just Can't Quit [VIDEO]There's some old saying about getting back on the horse after it bucks you off, or something to that effect. The lesson here: if the horse bucks you off, maybe you should stop bothering the damn horse.
A Court Battle Ensuing ; The Grant Napear Show with Doug Christie 12/7It's a short show with the Kings in Dallas to play the Mavericks but Grant delivers breaking news that Matt Barnes and DeMarcus Cousins have been sued for the incident in New York. Plus Chuck Cooperstein the voice of the Dallas Mavs joins the show to give some insight on how the Mavs have been playing. All that and more on The Grant Napear Show featuring Doug Christie.
Carmichael Dave: 'I Want To Like Matt Barnes'I sincerely hope for all parties involved Barnes is exonerated, and nothing other than a misunderstanding went down in NYC. But with the past being the past, its sure tough to buy that.
Report: Matt Barnes, DeMarcus Cousins Face Possible Lawsuit Over Nightclub FightA lawsuit has been filed against DeMarcus Cousins and Matt Barnes following nightclub fight.

Eat.See.Play

Best Restaurants In Sacramento Open On Christmas Day 2016After all the seasonal preparations and excitement, it might be a real treat to spend Christmas day doing something other than slaving away in the kitchen. So, get together with the family, sip eggnog with friends and watch the kids squeal with delight when they find that gift they always wanted under the tree. Then head to one of these Sacramento restaurants that are open on Christmas Day.
Teens Sell Baked Goods To Help Paralyzed Classmate In DixonWhile most teens spend their free time at the mall or hanging out with friends, these students baked for a teenager their didn’t even know.
Tips For Staying Healthy During Your Holidays TravelFive helpful tips on helping you stay healthy during your holiday travels
Best Family-Friendly Holiday Events In SacramentoThere are many ways for families to have fun to celebrate the season in Sacramento, including riding the Polar Express with Santa, watching Ralphie Parker’s holiday hijinks, singing carols and experiencing both classic and less traditional versions of The Nutcracker.
5 Best European Ski ResortsStart planning your next ski vacation to one of the top European ski resorts
Best 24 Hour Diners In Sacramento24 hour diners provide customers with the ability to eat delicious food or satisfy specific cravings anytime of the day.
Thanksgiving Weekend Travel TipsFive helpful tips to make your Thanksgiving weekend travel less stressful and more pleasant
Best Black Wednesday Bars In SacramentoBy the time the night before Thanksgiving, also known as Black Wednesday, rolls around, many people just want to visit with old buddies before the festivities begin the next day. These local establishments are perfect spots to catch up with special friends; just call ahead for hours, as things can change around the holidays.

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