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California: A State Of Survival Part 5 — Lessons Learned From The Land Down Under

Karelene Maywald, the chair of the Australia National Water Commission, spoke to CBS13 about the devastating millennium drought. California’s four-year drought looks small compared to Australia’s, which stretched from 1995 to 2012.

05/02/2015

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Pacquiao-Mayweather: Large Filipino Community In Sacramento Rooting For Manny

People will pay to watch the fight between Pacquiao and the undefeated Floyd Mayweather at some downtown bars, but many more will celebrate at home with authentic Filipino food and personal stories that go way back before his rags to riches story.

05/01/2015

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Deaths Of 2 Witnesses Mean Charges Dropped Against Rim Fire Suspect

In February, a 34-year-old key witness died after accidentally driving off a cliff while on the job. A month later, a second key witness died of a heart attack.

05/01/2015

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Inmates Injured In Fresno Gas Pipeline Blast Seek $48 Million From PG&E

A lawyer in Central California representing three men who were injured in a gas pipeline blast has filed a claim against a utility and Fresno County seeking $48 million in punitive damages.

05/01/2015

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 22: Defensive lineman Arik Armstead of Oregon competes during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 22, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Elk Grove’s Arik Armstead Looks To Take The NFL Path His Brother Didn’t Get

Armond retired from the New England Patriots last July before ever playing a single NFL snap after multiple heart attacks that derailed his dream. He played one season in the Canadian Football League.

05/01/2015

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Pacquiao-Mayweather: Sacramento Bars, Restaurants Balk At High Cost To Show Fight

The fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather is selling for $90 on pay-per-view. The price jumps to thousands of dollars for bars and restaurants wanting to show it.

05/01/2015

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Natomas Father Sentenced In Hatchet Execution Of 9-Year-Old Son

Police say the night of the attack, Hernandez grabbed the hatchet from the backyard, walked back into the house, stood over his son who was sleeping on a couch and executed Matthew.

05/01/2015

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Starbucks Under Fire For Drawing Bottled Water Supply From Drought-Stricken California

A bottle of Ethos water shows a map of the world on its label, but it turns out the water didn’t make a long trip to get to a Midtown Sacramento Starbucks. It was pumped out of Placer County and bottled in Merced.

05/01/2015

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Hotel That Prompted 167 Police Calls Near Arden Fair Mall Closed By City of Sacramento

The owner of the Sacramento Inn and Suites, formerly known as the Clarion Inn settled a public nuisance lawsuit against the city involving the property neighboring Arden Fair mall.

05/01/2015

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San Joaquin The Fastest Growing County In The State, New Numbers Show

California’s population grew about 1 percent last year to 38.7 million people, with San Diego and San Jose experiencing the most gains among big cities.

05/01/2015

The August blaze burned over 250,000 acres of land in the Sierra Nevadas. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Feds Drop Case Against Rim Fire Suspect After Deaths Of 2 Witnesses

Two key witnesses in the case against the man suspected of staring 2013’s Rim Fire have died, leading federal prosecutors to try and dismiss the case.

05/01/2015

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Man Suspected In Fatal Stabbing In Downtown Sacramento

Detectives have arrested a man suspected of stabbing another man to death at an apartment.

05/01/2015

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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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Top 10 Happiest U.S. Cities To Work In

See where Sacramento ranked on the list of happy places to work.

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Eye On The Storm: Lake Tahoe

These photos were taken near the Placer County Sheriff’s Office North Lake Tahoe Station. Surfers unafraid of the wind took advantage of the large waves.

Annual Heavyweight Pumpkin Contest Held In Half Moon Bay

Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-off

A gourd weighing 2,058 pounds took first prize and set a new tournament record Monday at an annual pumpkin-weighing contest in Northern California.

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Applegate Fire

The Applegate fire started on Wednesday afternoon along I-80 in Placer County. As of Thursday morning, it had already destroyed five homes.

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King Fire Rages In El Dorado County

The huge, human-caused fire has destroyed nearly three-dozen structures in El Dorado County.

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