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10. Sacramento Coin Club Slips Rare Pennies Worth $80 Each Into Circulation

Robert Shanks of the Sacramento Valley Coin Club says the group dropped four rare pennies into circulation in advance of their 57th Spring Show in Natomas.

9. VIRAL VIDEO: Turlock Teen Channels Michael Jackson

The video of Pitman High’s talent show is going viral, racking up over 170,000 in less than a day, most assuredly because of one teen’s spot-on imitation of “the King of Pop’s” signature dance moves.

8. WATCH: Tara The ‘Ninja Cat’ ‘Throws’ Out The First Pitch At Bakersfield Blaze Game

Video from The Bakersfield Californian shows the team used string from home plate to the mound to make it appear as though the cat threw the first pitch.

7. Suspected Teen Burglars Shot Dead Inside Home By Residents

Police say that two teens were shot dead after being confronted by an occupant of the home they allegedly tried to burglarize.

6. Roseville Business Owner Sues City After Arrest For Allowing Customers To Dance

Roseville Station owner Len Travis was jailed in 2012 for a misdemeanor violation of Roseville’s city dance permit ordinance, all because he allowed his customers to dance.

5. Mr. G and Jellybean: A Burro And Goat Love Story Taking The Internet By Storm

The unlikely pair spent a decade in a 12-by-12 dirt plot with little food and water with no shade, shed or barn. They were rescued from a life of neglect in Southern California, but they were split up and sent to different sanctuaries.

4. New Regulations Bring English-Only Requirement To Sacramento Taxicabs

The City Council passed new rules requiring drivers have proof of basic English skills, as well as making sure cabs are eight years old or newer and that drivers wear professional clothing.

3. Riverside Woman Sues Over Her Arrest For Clapping

Letitia Pepper says her rights were violated when she was arrested after repeatedly clapping at a Riverside City Council meeting.

2. Sacramento Cabbie Allegedly Stiffed After 1,500 Mile Fare To North Dakota

It all started at the Sacramento Greyhound station where a young man approached Enaytayullah Hoseny and said, “Take me to Arden Fair mall.” But once he got inside the taxi, that’s when things got interesting.

1. Rare Cloud Causes Social Media Storm

Photos started flooding social media a little after 2 p.m. Many people characterized the event as a UFO, using hashtags like #alien, #weird and even going so far as saying the earth was due for an extraterrestrial invasion.

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