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National Guard Helps Mammoth Remove 4,000 Tons Of SnowThe Eastern Sierra town of Mammoth Lakes got so much snow this winter it had to get removal help from the California National Guard.
Student Stranded For 5 Days Near Grand Canyon Describes OrdealA Texas college student stranded for five days near the Grand Canyon says she was making farewell videos for her family as she grew desperate for help.
Big Rig Destroyed By Fire Along I-5A big rig caught fire in Sacramento County this morning. Fortunately, the driver was able to get out safely.
Cancer Comes Down Luck More Often Than Not, Study FindsAccording to a study published in Science Magazine, two-thirds of cancer is completely random.
Suspect Arrested In Connection With Quadruple Homicide In SacramentoA man has been arrested in San Francisco after he alleged killed two children and two adults in Sacramento home and then fled to the Bay Area, authorities said.
Deputies Searching For Missing 11-Year-Old Sacramento GirlJade Monger as last seen by family members leaving her home on Heather Pace Lane, which is off Gerber Road, in Sacramento around 4 p.m. Thursday.

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Student Rescued After Being Stranded For 5 Days Near Grand CanyonThe 24-year-old female from Texas, traveling in a remote area of the Havasupai Reservation, became stranded when her car ran out of gas.
Big Rig Destroyed By Fire Along I-5The driver was headed south on I-5 near Twin Cities Road when he noticed smoke rising in the cabin. He pulled over and the truck caught fire.
Morning News Forecast - 3/24/17Lisa Meadows has your morning forecast.
Big Rig Catches Fire Along Interstate 5 In Sacramento CountyAn on-ramp to southbound i-5 is back open after a big rig caught fire overnight.
Suspect Arrested In Connection With Quadruple Homicide In SacramentoA man has been arrested in San Francisco after he allegedly killed two children and two adults in Sacramento home and then fled to the Bay Area, authorities said. Sacramento police said 56-year old Salvador Vasquez-Oliva was transferred overnight from San Francisco to Sacramento County Jail where he was being held on “homicide-related” charges.
Teams Arrive In Stockton For NCAA Women's TournamentFour teams are in town competing in the Sweet 16: South Carolina, Oregon State, Florida State and Quinnipac. Top seed South Carolina arrived Wednesday night, the rest of the teams made it on Thursday afternoon.
Wrong Number Dooms Suspected Drug Dealer Who Instead Texts DetectivePolice say Rachelle Renfroe, 41 of Citrus Heights, sent a text message to offer prescription narcotic pills for sale. Problem is, the number she texted belonged to a Placer County Sheriff's detective.

Sports News & Buzz

Nate Goodyear: Last Chance To Pick Your Final FourThe Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight will both be decided this weekend, so the time is now to revise your picks for bragging rights. Thanks to UCLA and Kansas, half of my final four remains.
Sam Amick on The Drive - 03/24/17Sam Amick discusses the NBA MVP race on The Drive.
Traitor; The Drive - 03/24/17Dave, Kayte, and Nate get you ready for the weekend on The Drive.
Colin Kaepernick And The Hypocrisy Of The NFLColin Kaepernick is having a hard time finding an employer this offseason, but for reasons that shouldn't deter any NFL teams looking for a quarterback.

Marijuana In California

Pot For Pets: Owners Treat Sick Animals With CannabisMichael Fasman's 12-year-old dog, Hudson, limps from pain caused by arthritis and an amputated toe, but Fasman doesn't want to give her painkillers because "they just knock her out."
Los Angeles Sheriff Expects Federal Crackdown On Pot Despite Lack Of ManpowerLos Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell also decried California legislation that would make the state a sanctuary for immigrants in the country illegally by limiting how much local law enforcement agencies can work with federal immigration authorities.
Experts On California's Still Budding Pot Industry Meeting In SacramentoThe second annual cannabis industry policy meeting takes place Tuesday in Sacramento.
Yolo County Part Of Seed To Weed Tracking Pilot Program For Marijuana In CaliforniaYolo County is taking part in a pilot program to track and trace marijuana from seed to sale. The cultivators in the training session are learning to digitally mark their products.
Science Lags Behind Marijuana Impairment TestingMarijuana and driving sound like a bad idea, but it’s up to the California Highway Patrol to determine if someone is impaired behind the wheel.
Nevada Considers Treating Opioid Addicts With Medical MarijuanaSenate Democrats introduced a bill Tuesday that would allow registered nurses, psychologists, counselors and social workers who treat opioid addicts to prescribe those patients medical marijuana.

Politics

Calif. Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter Being Investigated For Possible Campaign Finance ViolationsThe Justice Department is investigating California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter for possible campaign finance violations, an allegation the lawmaker dismisses as inadvertent mistakes.
California Warns Trump Health Care Bill Would Cost State BillionsThe Republican health overhaul bill in Congress would cut federal payments for low-income health coverage in California by an estimated $6 billion in 2020 and more than $24 billion in a decade, Gov. Jerry Brown's administration said Wednesday.
LAPD: Immigration Fears Have Latinos Reporting Fewer Sex CrimesLAPD Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday that sexual assault reports have dropped 25 percent and domestic violence reports have fallen 10 percent among the city's Latino population since the beginning of the year.
$3 Billion California Bond Proposal Would Fund ParksAssemblyman Eduardo Garcia wrote the measure. The Coachella Democrat says AB18 aims to improve access to parks and open spaces in disadvantaged communities.
Jason Chaffetz' iPhone Gaffe Brings Out Well-Funded Challenger For CongressDr. Kathryn Allen has been transformed from a political unknown into a liberal hero for calling out Chaffetz on Twitter, giving her an early boost in name recognition ahead of the November 2018 election.
Trump Budget Means Big Cuts To Affordable Housing ProgramsThe average California home costs about two and a half times as much as the average U.S. home, and average monthly rent in the state is 50 percent higher than the rest of the country, according to a Legislative Analyst's Office report from 2015.

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5 Steps To Starting A Career As A Novelist
Best Ravioli In SacramentoWhether they're deep-fried to a golden crisp and tossed with shaved parmesan and fragrant herbs, or served in a piping hot dish under a bubbling layer of melted mozzarella cheese, Sacramento serves up a variety of ravioli.
Spring Break For Grown Ups: Top 5 DestinationsA look at five of the best spring break destinations in America that are perfectly suited for grownups
Best St. Patrick's Day Bars In SacramentoRelax with a pint of Guinness or a shot of fine Irish whiskey and savor some corned beef and colcannon. It’s time for Irish eyes to be smiling on St. Patrick’s Day 2017 in California’s capital city.
DIY St. Patrick's Day Party GuideCreate the perfect St. Patrick's Day party from scratch with these helpful hints!
5 Irish Cocktail RecipesLooking to make the perfect irish cocktail for St. Patrick's Day? Why not make five instead!
Guide To Sacramento's 2017 St. Patrick's Day Or EventsThe ways we celebrate the great holiday of St. Patrick's Day. In the greater Sacramento area, we drink and dance and run and even go to school. It's all part of the way we do in Sacto. Read on and explore the fantastically eclectic we shake our shamrocks in Sacramento.
Best Corned Beef And Cabbage In SacramentoEvery peoples has their comfort food. It seems more than fitting that this list looks to the Irish, as St. Patty's day will be up us faster than green eyes can blink. When planning for the holiday meal this year, know where to find the best corned beef and cabbage in Sacramento. We've listed the top 5 spots in the Sacto area, so that when the holiday comes afoot, you'll know where to get the grub.

Entertainment

Disney CEO: 'Last Jedi' Not Changed due To Fisher's deathDisney CEO Bob Iger says the upcoming "Star Wars" sequel has not been changed due to the death of Carrie Fisher.
Debbie Reynolds' Son Says She Prepared Him For Her DeathTodd Fisher says his mother, Debbie Reynolds, set him up "for her leaving the planet" the day his sister and Reynolds' daughter, Carrie Fisher, died in December.
How To Find A Nintendo SwitchIt's been nearly three weeks since the Nintendo Switch was released, and it has become very difficult to find in stores or online. That scarcity has people paying up to $500 on eBay just to get their hands on Nintendo's new system.
Kelsea Ballerini, Tim McGraw And Faith Hill Added To List Of 2017 ACM Performers
ACM Awards Watch: Single, Song And Album Of The Year

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