It’s almost 2014, which means it’s the perfect time to look back at 2013. We’ve been doing just that lately with our Top 10 posts for each month. Now it’s time to take the whole year by the horns and look back at the Top 100 stories on CBSSacramento.com.
Here’s the schedule for today:
50. Texas Gov. Rick Perry Demands Apology For Sacramento Bee Cartoon
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is asking for an apology and his lieutenant governor wants The Sacramento Bee cartoonist who created it fired.
49. Dozens Camp Out At Granite Bay Chick-fil-A For Free Food
More than 100 people set up camp at the new Granite Bay Chick-fil-A.
48. Stockton Farmers Say Walnut Crops Are Prime Targets For Creative Thieves
Thieves are targeting walnut farmers whose crops have seen a significant increase in value in recent years. The price of walnuts have more than tripled in recent years, going from 60 cents to $2 a pound.
47. Judge Officiates Man’s Wedding Right After Sentencing Him Up To Life In Prison For Murder
The marriage of Danne Desbrow and his fiancee, Destiny, came just minutes after he was sentenced to 53 years-to-life in prison for first-degree murder.
46. Man Captures Video Of Strange Explosion In The Sky
A Sacramento man scanning the night sky caught a sudden burst of light through his telescope. He recorded that strange sight with his smartphone.
45. Sutter County DA Investigated For Arson After Mistress’ Home Burns
In a strange twist of events, the Yuba City Police Department confirms Sutter County District Attorney Carl Adams was questioned about the crime.
44. New Virus Has Deadly Potential For Dogs
Dog owners beware. A new virus with deadly potential is attacking man’s best friend in California, and there is no vaccine.
43. Soccer Team Robbed At Gunpoint By Teens With Sawed-Off Shotgun
The team of 16-year-olds was practicing on a tennis court when three other teens came up to them with a shotgun and demanded their stuff.
42. Facebook Is New Bouncer At Finnegan’s Irish Pub in Stockton
A Stockton Bar owner came up with a way to keep questionable customers out and good customers coming back. People need to become his friend on Facebook before they’re allowed in.
41. Deaf Woman Suing Former Employer For Not Providing Sign Language Interpreter
The lawsuit says Placer ARC violated federal law when it failed to provide reasonable accommodations to a deaf employee.
40. Chain Saw Massacre Averted At Nevada County Bar When Man’s Weapon Stalls
An Auburn man brought a chain saw to a bar fight after an argument over inappropriately touching another man’s chest, Nevada County Sheriff’s Deputies said.
39. Man Arrested For Throwing Spear At Passing Vehicle
Jeffrey Jones, 56, was standing in the road at Auburn Boulevard and Annadale Lane in Sacramento when, police say, he threw a spear at the front fender of a vehicle that was driving by, causing it to become lodged in the vehicle.
38. Feds Forcing Small Business Owner Out In Favor Of Starbucks
As he continues to recover from two heart attacks, he faces another major setback: After 15 years, the V.A. is pushing his coffee business out and bringing in a Starbucks instead.
37. Sacramento County To Offer Home STD Tests For Chlamydia, Gonorrhea
Sacramento County’s health department will begin distributing a take-home STD test for women that won’t cost users a penny.
36. El Dorado County Sheriff Strips Forest Service Of State-Law Enforcement Power
The El Dorado County Sheriff says he’s not happy with the U.S. Forest Service, so he’s stripping them of their authority by keeping them from enforcing state law within the county.
35. Looters Repeatedly Ransack Home With Dead Stockton Senior Inside
Nobody knew she died, except for those people who looted her home — not once — but several times, leading up to Christmas Eve, say police.
34. Asiana To Sue TV Station Over Offensive Name Gaffe
An anchor for KTVU-TV read the names on the air and then apologized after a break. The report was accompanied by a graphic with the phony names listed alongside a photo of the burned-out plane that had crashed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, killing three and injuring dozens.
33. Man ‘Controlled By Satellites’ Makes 100 Calls To 911 In A Month, Vows To Continue
A man who called 911 more than 100 times in one month says he’s not going to stop until his concerns are heard by the federal government.
32. Sen. Leland Yee Proposes Regulating Guns From 3-D Printers
The printers can create objects from a blueprint by layering material in slices, typically around a tenth of a millimeter in thickness. The printers start at around $1,000 and typically fall around $2,000.
31. American Flags Ripped Down Day Before Turlock Fourth Of July Parade
Vandals damaged about a dozen flags put up in downtown for Turlock’s big parade, jumping to pull the stars and stripes down with their weight, severely bending the poles.
30. Couple Arrested In Davis Flashing Incident After Juvenile Falls Off Bike
Police say the woman flashed kids at a Davis park as they rode by on their bikes, while her alleged accomplice captured it all on camera.
29. Injured Afghanistan Vet Now Being Allowed To Fly Her American Flag As-Is
An injured veteran of the war in Afghanistan who was told to take down the American flag she has flying from the balcony of her apartment is now being told it can stay.
28. Headless Chihuahua Is Second Maimed Animal Found At Knights Landing Home
A woman reported finding a headless female, brown Chihuahua laying on its back in the driver’s seat of their sedan. The dog appeared to be mutilated with a sharp object, likely a knife.
27. Suspect Identified In Fatal New Year’s Eve Shooting In Old Sacramento
A 22-year-old is in custody after allegedly shooting and killing two people and injuring two others during a fight in Old Sacramento that led to the cancellation of the city’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration.
26. Injured Afghanistan Vet Told She Can’t Fly American Flag At Apartment
An injured veteran of the war in Afghanistan has been told to take down the American flag she has flying from her balcony by her apartment’s management company.