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Did Vallejo Police Mishandle Denise Huskins Kidnapping Investigation?

While the question of whether or not Huskins really was kidnapped from her Vallejo home still lingers, public relations expert Doug Elmets says there’s little question police jumped the gun.

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Shelter Surprise: Nevada County Woman’s New Dog Knows Life-Saving Trick

A woman who wanted a shelter dog as a companion for herself and her son instead got much more than that.

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Stockton Residents Wonder Who Will Pay After Power Surge Damages Appliances

While Chris Breheim’s coffee maker is working, other customers don’t know if their appliances will turn back on after the power surge. Scarred outlets show the damage left behind by Monday’s accident.

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Smog arrives at the banks of Songhua River due to the lowest temperature rises to minus 14 degrees celsius on January 22, 2015 in Jilin, Jilin province of China. The Air Quality Index in north China's Jilin province has risen to 260, indicating high pollution.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

UC Davis Scientist: Up To 10 Percent Of Central Valley Smog Comes From Asia

Researchers with the California university spent three years gathering air samples from monitoring systems in a plane and near Point Sur on the California coast. Scientists said they were able to determine signature traits of pollutants from different areas, allowing them to determine their origin.

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Man Targeted In Underage Alcohol Sting Accused Of Selling Decoy Psychedelic Mushrooms

A Penryn man was arrested on drug charges Friday night after he allegedly sold drugs to an underage decoy who had originally asked him to buy beer.

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Woman’s Creative Sign Gets Her Garth Brooks’ Guitar

A Sacramento woman says it’s been her 30-year dream to see Garth Brooks in concert. Over the weekend, her dream came true, but, little did she know the homemade sign that almost got her kicked out of the concert would help her receive the prize of a lifetime.

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Yolo County Coroner Releases Official Cause Of Death Of UC Davis Student, Roommate

The Yolo County Coroner’s Office has ruled the official cause of death of Whitney Engler was gunshot wounds to the head and chest.

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Badly Burned Fresno Firefighter Has Long Road To Recovery

Doctors say a Central California firefighter badly burned when he fell through the roof of an enflamed home faces a long recovery.

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Police Surround Stockton Home, Take Man Into Custody

A man at the center of a standoff in Stockton has been taken into custody.

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Car Slams Into Modesto Power Pole, Knocks Out Power To Street Lights

Lanes of a major road in Modesto were closed overnight as crews clean up and fix power lines that wre were knocked down in a crash.

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Car Leaves Capital City Freeway And Drives Into Motel Pool

our people were injured after their car drove off the Capital City freeway in Sacramento and crashed into a motel.

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Gas Prices Fall By Almost 8 Cents Per Gallon Last Week In Sacramento

It might be a good time for a road trip as gas prices continue to fall throughout our area.

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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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Weed Neighborhood Ravaged By Boles Fire

A fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people, authorities said.

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