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10. Thousands Of Gallons Of Water Stolen From Small Town’s Fire Department

Firefighters say thieves drove right up to their valve, cranked it open and started pumping thousands of gallons of water into a truck.

9. Fox 40 Anchor, Fiance Arrested In Separate Theft, Arson Incidents

The fiance of Fox 40 anchor Sabrina Rodriguez was arrested on arson and drug charges, and she is also facing theft charges in an unrelated case.

8. Sacramento Taxi Drivers Say English Test Requirement Is Setting Them Up For Failure

Part of a newly passed ordinance that recently went into effect requires drivers to know a certain level of English. The city says the requirement came from passenger complaints.

7. Davis City Council Tells Police To Have Plan For Getting Rid Of MRAP Military Vehicle In Next 60 Days

The Davis City Council has told the police department it must get rid of a military vehicle it received in the next 60 days.

6. Dating On Duty: Officers Accused Of Screening Dates Using Police System

Court documents show that Fairfield Police Officers Stephen Ruiz and Jacob Glashoff used company time and equipment to search for women on internet dating sites.

5. Actor, Comedian Robin Williams Found Dead Inside California Home

Actor Robin Williams has been found dead inside his home in an apparent suicide, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Department.

4. East Porterville Residents Without Water As Wells Go Dry During California Drought

“We can’t shower. We’re wearing dirty clothes. My kids had to wear dirty clothes to school this morning,” said Elizabeth Baker. “I had to go across the street last night to get water for my kids from the fire department.”

3. Next Earthquake Could Unleash Tsunami-Like Wave On Davis If Dam Fails

That’s because while the Napa earthquake alleviated pressure on one fault line, it may have added pressure to others nearby, including the Berryessa Fault which runs directory under the Berryessa Dam.

2. Sacramento Kaiser Permanente Patient Being Tested For Ebola After Possible Exposure

The medical center emphasizes all measures are being taken to protect the staff, and that the samples have been sent to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, who will test them. The patient’s results came back days later as negative.

1. California Woman Climbs Into Zoo’s Giraffe Pen, Gets Kicked In The Face

Police say a California woman was cited after climbing into the giraffe exhibit at a Madison zoo and getting kicked in the face.

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