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Sacramento Considers Breaking Healthy Snack Pledge Over Profits

Four years ago, the city required at least half of all food and drinks to be healthy in vending machines at city buildings, parks and community centers.

18 hours ago

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Cordova Parks Employee Files Lawsuit After She Says She Was Fired For Doing Her Job

Spindola reported a series of what she calls racially, sexually and religiously offensive remarks by her boss, Superintendent Gerry Dobbs, after other employees came to her with similar complaints.

18 hours ago

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Don’t Worry, Those Aren’t Dead Horses Hanging In An Antelope Yard

What appeared to be dead horses hung up from their hind legs in the backyard of a home was actually something much less cruel.

18 hours ago

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California Marijuana Industry Hopes To Make Inroads With Banking Industry

Many banks are unwilling to do business with marijuana dispensaries, saying they aren’t worth the risk. But for the first time, the state tax authorities are stepping in to help dispensaries do business.

18 hours ago

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Elderly Woman With Dementia Found Safe In Sacramento County

Joanne Carpenter, 74, was last seen around 4 p.m. at a board and care facility on the 7600 block of Copper Cove Place.

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South Dakota Firefighter Dies Fighting California Wildfire In Modoc National Forest

Ruhl, an engine captain with the Mystic Ranger Division out of Rapid City, South Dakota, was on temporary assignment to the Big Valley Ranger District in California.

21 hours ago

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Victim’s Family Rips Former Cal Fire Chief During Murder Sentencing

The family of Sarah Douglas finally got its chance to address Orville Fleming, a former first responder turned murderer.

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Sacramento SPCA Partnership Helps Seniors Pay Vet Bills For Pets

Overwhelming vet bills are a big reason seniors are forced to give up their loved ones, according to the SPCA.

23 hours ago

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Fast-Moving Delta Fire Leaves Devastation For Brannan Island Residents

Homeowners are picking up the pieces, but they’re still rattled by how the flames spread quickly across the island.

23 hours ago

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Stockton Bank Robbery Hostage: Leap From Car Caused Brain Injury

Stephanie Koussaya jumped out of the speeding car during the police chase and shootout that followed last July’s bank robbery that claimed the life of fellow hostage Misty Holt-Singh.

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Gov. Jerry Brown Declares State Of Emergency For California Wildfires

Brown’s order requires all state agencies to provide assistance if needed to respond to the fires and mobilizes the California National Guard to help with disaster response.

07/31/2015

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‘Rose Garden’ Singer Lynn Anderson, 67, Was Raised In Sacramento

She was born Sept. 26, 1947, in Grand Forks, North Dakota, but raised in Sacramento, California. The daughter of country songwriters Casey and Liz Anderson, she started performing at the age of 6.

07/31/2015

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Wragge Fire

Wragg Fire

The Wragg threatened homes in Napa County in an area west of Winters.

The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco during its construction.   (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Looking Back: Golden Gate Bridge

On May 27, 1937, the Golden Gate bridge was opened to the public, connecting San Francisco and Marin counties.

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01:  Defensive lineman Arik Armstead #9 of the Oregon Ducks pressures quarterback Jameis Winston #5 of the Florida State Seminoles during the first quarter of the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2015 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Elk Grove’s Arik Armstead Drafted By San Francisco 49ers

Elk Grove’s Arik Armstead was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers with the 17th pick in the NFL Draft on Thursday.

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