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Organizers Behind TBD Festival Throwing NYE Party In Midtown

With preparations for Christmas still underway, New Year’s Eve is right around the corner too, and the folks who brought you TBD Fest in West Sacramento over the summer are hoping you’ll make it out to their new year’s eve block party in midtown.

12/13/2014

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Yahoo Replaces Google As Firefox Web Browser’s Default Search

Even though Chrome is now more widely used, Firefox still has a loyal audience that makes more than 100 billion worldwide search requests annually.

11/19/2014

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Johnny Garlic’s Latest Arden Area Restaurant To Close In Last Year In Sacramento

The Fresh Choice on Howe Avenue seems to have joined that list, with workers dismantling the inside of the restaurant. They said they didn’t think anything was lined up, and by no means is this the first. Chevy’s, TGI Fridays, and Thai Cottage are three more entries on that list of restaurants to close in the Arden area.

11/12/2014

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112 Unlicensed Contractors Caught In Sting Across 7 California Cities

State officials say they have nabbed 112 unlicensed contractors as part of a sting targeting illegal home repairs in seven cities.

11/11/2014

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Revolution Wines Placed On Probation After Grape Escape ReTweet

But since the Tweet mentioned the event sponsor, Save Mart, the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control says the winery violated tied-house laws.

11/10/2014

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Johnny Garlic’s Closes In Sacramento 19 Months After Converting From Tex Wasabi’s

One of Guy Fieri’s restaurants unexpectedly closed its doors on Monday. The chief operating officer of Johnny Garlic’s on Arden Way in Sacramento told CBS13 the restaurant’s lease on the building is expiring, and they decided not to renew it.

11/10/2014

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Publicly Acknowledges He’s Gay

Apple CEO Tim Cook’s declaration that he’s “proud to be gay,” makes him the highest-profile business executive in the nation to publicly acknowledge his sexual orientation.

10/30/2014

A Tuolumne County man allegedly hacked into his clients' servers to steal personal information.

Personal Data Hacks In 2013 Affect Nearly Half Of State’s Residents

The number of Californians whose personal data was hacked last year jumped sixfold to 18.5 million accounts and as many as one-third of those people will become victims of fraud, says California Attorney General Kamala Harris, in a new report on data breaches in the nation’s biggest state.

10/28/2014

The 0.8 percent rise was the first annual sales increase since September 2013 and the strongest September in five years. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

California Home Sales Rise In September

Analyst declares the housing market returning to normal as people who were sitting out get back into buying homes.

10/14/2014

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Foothill Farms Family Shocked To Find Porno Movie Instead Of Game In Redbox Rental

Derek’s only 4, but he already has a favorite video game. Of course, kids have short attention spans, so his parents took him to a Foothill Farms Redbox.

10/10/2014

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Winters Could Be Home Of New PG&E Gas Line Training Facility

The proposed $75 million PG&E gas academy would allow up to 150 gas line workers a day to come learn.

10/10/2014

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Bag Makers Launch Push To Sack California’s Ban On Single-Use Plastic Shopping Bags

The office of Attorney General Kamala Harris cleared the way for the groups to begin collecting signatures for a referendum vote on the ban on the November 2016 ballot.

10/10/2014

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Forbes 2014 List of the World’s Richest People

Forbes released its 28th World’s Billionaires issue on Monday. Here’s the top 10. You can find the rest of the list on Forbes.com

E3 Gaming Conference Begins In Los Angeles

E3 Conference Kicks Off In L.A.

Electronic Entertainment Expo kicked off today at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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Space X Launch To Space Station

Early Saturday morning, a private company is set to make history by launching a supply ship to the International Space Station. Here’s a look at the mission preps and what Space X and NASA expect the mission to look like.

The makers of Airborne agreed to a $30 million settlement over false advertising claims that Airborne tablets can prevent or reduce the risk of colds, reduce the severity or duration of a cold, and protect against colds in crowded places such as airplanes, offices, or schools. (source: Federal Trade Commission)

Too Good To Be True…

Advertising is supposed to make you WANT a product. But some time, the claims go too far. Here are a few products over the years that have made false, misleading, or unsubstantiated claims…and got caught! It does not include the dozens of diet pills that have been fined for making false claims.

Take the top tennis players in the world and focus just on their cleavage. That was the premises of the "Adult Tennis Boobs" app. Apple said no thanks. (credit: Overdamped)

Banned: Most Controversial iPhone Apps

Apple now has strict policies on which applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are approved for their App Store. But some risque or offensive apps have made it through the approval process, while others were rejected before getting to market. Here’s a look at a few of the most controversial apps.

An internet user looks at a Facebook page dedicated to Anna Chapman in Paris on July 23, 2010. Two weeks after 10 Russian spies flew back from the United States to Moscow, the buzz of interest around the ring's most photogenic member, the feisty redhead Anna Chapman, shows no signs of receding. While Chapman remains in an unknown location since her arrival in Moscow, reportedly being debriefed, she has apparently found time to write enigmatic Facebook updates and negotiate with journalists on her first interview. (Photo by Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images)

The Rise Of Facebook

Facebook, populated by at least 500 million users, has been both a source of innovation, controversy and fascination.

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Apple Through The Years

Has it really been 30 years since Steve Wosniak & Steve Jobs sold off Jobs’ VW van to raise money and launch a company? Yes, it has, and if you don’t believe it, just check out some of the higlights.

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