Fire Forces Wheelchair-Bound Mother And Son From Home

An elderly mother and her son, both in wheelchairs, were forced out of their North Highlands home by a fire Friday morning.


Crampton's booking photo. (Credit: El Dorado County Sheriff's Office)

Detectives: Pollock Pines Woman Hit Ex-Boyfriend With Car

Deputies say they believe a Pollock Pines woman intentionally hit and seriously injured a man with her car.



What Will CalPERS Do With Vacant Land Near Sacramento’s Tower Bridge?

It was originally going to be the home of a 53-story condominium tower, promised as the tallest residential highrise west of the Mississippi River. Construction had started in 2006, but now it’s quiet. The towers never got off the ground, and some of the completed foundation now sits exposed in the weeds of the dirt lot.


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California Governor Meets With Business Leaders Ahead Of Water Control Board Cuts

Business leaders are concerned the emergency water cuts meant to have the state meet Brown’s mandatory 25 percent reduction could hurt their bottom line.



Roseville City Council Approves $5 Million Toward Multi-Use Sports Complex

The city voted to contribute $5 million to help build a $35 million multi-use sports complex at Blue Oaks Boulevard and Phillip Road. The complex will serve youth and amateur soccer, lacrosse, rugby and football.



California Water Board Doesn’t Track How Much Water Bottling Plants Use

One of the largest water bottling and snack producers in the country is under fire again in California as Nestle Waters using an expired permit to pump water for its water bottles.


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Second Yuba City Police Officer Placed On Leave In Cocaine-Trafficking Investigation

That second police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave. The officer’s identity hasn’t been released since he has yet to be named a suspect in the investigation .


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No Signs Of Highly Contagious Asian Dog Flu Yet In Sacramento Region

The dog park on Power Inn Road in Sacramento was filled with happy four-legged buddies and their owners who are just learning about the problems in the Midwest.


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Big Cuts: Find Out How Much The State Wants Your Water District To Cut Back

The State Water Resources Control Board is set to vote on stiff cuts of up to 35 percent in some district’s water usage.


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State Senate OKs Bill Barring Sexual Consent Of Minors As Defense

The California Senate has advanced a bill that prevents defendants in civil cases from claiming the sexual consent of a minor as a defense.



US Marshals Nab 7,100 Fugitives In 6-Week Nationwide Sweep

The U.S. Marshals Service says it has rounded up 7,100 fugitives in a six-week nationwide sweep that focused on seven cities shown to have a high number of people wanted by the law.



Authorities Surround Home In Citrus Heights

Police have had a Citrus Heights home surrounded since Thursday morning.


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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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