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Harry Middleton, LBJ Speechwriter And Historian, Dies At 95Harry Middleton, a former speechwriter to Lyndon B. Johnson and later the longtime director of his presidential library, has died. He was 95.
Man Charged In Rush-Hour Explosion That Damaged A Police CarPolice have charged a man they believe is responsible for a rush-hour bombing that damaged a Boston police cruiser but caused no serious injuries.
Storms Knock Out Power For Thousands In Northern CaliforniaNorthern Californians woke up to power outages early Sunday morning after winds knocked over trees into power lines in many areas.
Sacramento Sheriff's Deparment Recovers Car, Body From RiverThe Sacramento Sheriff's Department has successfully recovered the vehicle of 48-year-old Nichele Johnson from the Sacramento River. A dive team located one victim still inside the vehicle.
Journalist George Krimsky, Who Covered Manson Arrest, DiesA journalist and author who covered Charles Manson's arrest, the Lebanese civil war and dissident activities in the Soviet Union and who later wrote about media issues has died in Connecticut. George Krimsky was 75.
Leonard Scores 41, Spurs Down Cavaliers 118-115 In OvertimeKawhi Leonard scored a career-high 41 points, LaMarcus Aldridge had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 118-115 in overtime on Saturday night despite missing starters Tony Parker and Pau Gasol.

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Millions March In Protest Around The WorldOne day after Pres. Trump was sworn into office, millions joined the Women's March in major cities around the world.
Evening Forecast - 1/21/16We're in for some wet weather through Tuesday. We'll see plenty of rain overnight with winds picking up Sunday morning.
Body, Car Recovered From Slough After A WeekOn Sunday, January 15th Nichele Johnson was driving her vehicle on Highway 160 (River Road) in South Sacramento County, when her vehicle left the roadway and into the Sacramento River. Witnesses observed the vehicle leave the roadway into the water and called 911. The California Highway Patrol responded, along with Sheriff's Delta ground patrol units and United States Coast Guard. The vehicle was not located that evening.
Sacramento Partakes In National Women's March EffortsAlisa was at the Capitol earlier asking participants why they felt it was important to take part in the Women's March
Whiteout Conditions Expected In Sierra As Next Storm Rolls ThroughThey are warning residents of three to six feet of snow and winds reaching over 100 miles per hour in some parts. The worst is expected late Saturday with possible whiteout conditions.
California Rain Welcome, But Not Enough To Keep Up With Groundwater DemandOn a local scale, heavy rains are making an immediate impact, but across the state groundwater is being pumped faster than it can be replenished.
Alleged Serial Tire Slasher Shot To Death By Neighbor In MantecaTwo emergency calls were made. The first call for vandalism and the second just 15 minutes later for shots fired.

Sports News & Buzz

Rudy Gay To Undergo Surgery For Achilles TendonThe Sacramento Kings released a statement on Sunday morning announcing that Kings forward Rudy Gay will undergo surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon on Monday.
Column: If Raiders' Move Approved, Fans Should Boycott TeamThey're using the hashtag #BoycottTheRaiders.
Keidel: NFL Championships All About OffenseThis year's NFL Championship round is fueled by pyrotechnic passing and overall offense. What teams will move on to the Super Bowl?
Santiago Casilla Returns To Athletics On A 2-Year ContractRelief pitcher Santiago Casilla is crossing the bay again, re-joining the Oakland Athletics with a two-year contract.

Marijuana In California

Marijuana Legalization Hasn't Hurt Alcohol Sale, Study FindsResearch finds that marijuana legalization actually benefits alcohol sales rather than harming it.
Pot Advocates To Hand Out Joints At Trump InaugurationA group of marijuana legalization advocates plan to hand out thousands of joints during President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.
California Looking For Ways To Store, Track Marijuana CashNow, elected leaders from states with legal weed including California and Massachusetts are reaching out to federal regulators.
Proposed Law Would Allow Nurse Practitioners In Mass. To Prescribe Medical MarijuanaCertified nurse practitioners would be allowed to authorize medical marijuana use by patients under new rules proposed by Massachusetts health officials.
Study: Pot Legalization Changes Teens' Perspective On MarijuanaIn some cases where pot is now legal, as is the case in California, young kids were significantly less aware of the potential harmful effects of pot and many were more likely to smoke.
Police Find 250 Pounds Marijuana In California Man's CarMaryland authorities say a California man is facing charges after 250 pounds of marijuana was found in a vehicle he was driving.

Politics

List Of Democrats Boycotting Trump Inauguration Continues To GrowMore than 40 House Democrats plan to boycott President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday, casting the Republican businessman as a threat to democracy.
California Enlists Former Top Lawyer Eric Holder To Defend State Against TrumpVowing to protect California's values and constitutional guarantees, Democratic leaders in the state Legislature selected former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to serve as outside counsel to advise their legal strategy against the incoming Trump administration.
Trump Presidency Puts California Legislature In Defense ModeAs California lawmakers return to Sacramento on Wednesday, liberal dreams of expanding safety-net benefits and providing health coverage to immigrants are giving way to a new vision revolving around a feverish push to protect gains racked up in the past.
Mormon Tabernacle Choir Singer Quits Over Scheduled Performance At Trump InaugurationA member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir says she has resigned from the famed group over its decision to perform at next month's inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.
California Reaches Agreements With 2 More Labor UnionsGov. Jerry Brown's administration has reached new contract agreements with unions representing about 12,000 maintenance workers and 6,000 psychiatric technicians.
Donald Trump Picks Fast Food Executive, Donor To Head Labor DepartmentAndrew Puzder heads CKE Restaurants Holdings, the parent company of Carl's Jr., Hardee's and other chains. In 2010, he published a book called "Job Creation: How it Really Works and Why Government Doesn't Understand It."

Eat.See.Play

5 Valentine's Day Activities for Singles
The Two-Day Hike: What To Bring And Why To Bring ItVenturing into the great outdoors? Be prepared, stay safe and have fun with this complete itinerary!
Best Stores In Sacramento For Secondhand Baby GearThese Sacramento specialty shops offer gently used apparel, furniture and accessories for baby and kids. Maternity clothes and nursing supplies can help make mom more comfortable, and fun party dresses and tuxedos will make your youngsters the hit of any party.
Valentine's Day Dinner For Two
DIY Valentine's Day GiftsLooking for the perfect Valentine's Day gift while trying to stick to a budget? These DIY presents will leave your sweetie stuck with cupid's arrow!
Best Restaurants In Sacramento For Valentine's Day 2017Valentine’s Day is a special day for couples who are looking to celebrate with a nice, romantic dinner. Sacramento has some wonderful restaurants that would definitely meet the criteria and expectations of an evening out with the one you love. If you are looking for some good ideas on where to take your significant other for Valentine’s Day then check out our list of the following fantastic establishments.
Best Consignment Shops In Sacramento To Sell Clothing And AccessoriesBuying designer apparel and accessories can be quite expensive; Sacramento consignment shops, offering new or very gently used high-end clothing at reduced prices, have become very popular.
Best Signature Cocktails In SacramentoNorthern California is known world-wide for producing exceptional wines and unique craft beers, but local mixologists are also pushing the envelope of traditional standards of excellence with handcrafted, signature cocktails.

Entertainment

Keep It Reel: 'XXX: Return of Xander Cage'This is the third chapter in a franchise about a former athlete-turned-government operative who returns from exile to help recover a doomsday weapon.
Keep It Reel: 'Split'Redemption. M. Night Shyamalan is back. After a string of films that have never lived up to the exceptions he set himself with the breakout hit “Sixth Sense”, he has returned to the filmmaker we all loved those many years ago.
'Birth Of A Nation' Haunts Sundance Film Festival One Year LaterNo one foresaw the ultimate collapse of Nate Parker's "Birth of a Nation" after its stellar reception at the Sundance Film Festival last year, when perfect timing, immense hype and a vigorous bidding war resulted in a record-setting $17.5 million sale.
'NCIS: Los Angeles' Star Miguel Ferrer, 61, Dies After Cancer BattleMiguel Ferrer, who brought stern authority to his featured role on CBS' hit drama "NCIS: Los Angeles" and, before that, to "Crossing Jordan," has died.
Police: Man Posed As Justin Bieber Online To Extort Nude PhotosThe victim is now 11. She told investigators she was viewing Bieber's Instagram page when she received a message from another user who said he knew the pop star and could arrange a text meeting.

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