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Anjali Hemphill

Anjali Hemphill joined CBS 13 in June 2012 and she’s happy to make the transition from east coast to west coast living.

Before coming to Sacramento, Anjali worked as a reporter at WTKR in Norfolk, VA. There she covered everything from fatal hurricanes to Naval deployments to pirates on trial. She also won a 2011 Virginia
Associated Press Award for Individual Reporting. She got her start in news as a radio news reporter for WPTF in Raleigh, NC.

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Anjali Hemphill

Anjali Hemphill

Anjali graduated from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. She spent most of her life growing up in northern Virginia, just outside of Washington D.C., but she also lived in Africa as a child. She spent 4
years in Niger and one year in Rwanda; until her family was forced to leave during the 1994 civil war.

Anjali has a unique name because her mother is from India and her father is American. She is involved with the Indian-American community as well as Special Olympics and Best Buddies.

When Anjali’s not working she enjoys traveling, playing softball, running, crafting, singing and playing the clarinet.

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Crush 29 Eviction One Of A Series Of Financial Troubles For Roseville Restaurant’s Owner

The owner of the restaurant, Abe Alizadeh, is known for founding a restaurant empire in the region, but he has also had a bad financial track record. More than 70 Jack In The Box restaurants he owned closed after he declared bankruptcy over millions of dollars he owed in unpaid taxes.



Crest Theatre’s Owners, Operators At Odds Over Lease, Putting Future In Jeopardy

Building owner Robert Emerick says Sacramento city redevelopment funding covered those costs, but that money ran out years ago.


engineer damage

Sacramento Engineer: Timing Of Napa Earthquake Prevented Fatalities

He specializes in retrofitting buildings to withstand large earthquakes. He says a lot of the damage done in Napa was from ornamental facades on the older buildings that fell off during the shaking.


wine destruction

Down The Drain: Wineries Brace For Napa Quake’s Toll

Wineries like Silver Oak Cellars are still assessing just how much wine was lost in the Napa Quake.


fairfield police

Dating On Duty: Officers Accused Of Screening Dates Using Police System

Court documents show that Fairfield Police Officers Stephen Ruiz and Jacob Glashoff used company time and equipment to search for women on internet dating sites.


Farmers Market Crackdown

Rio Linda Farmers Market Vendors Shut Out After City Cracks Down

Charlea Moore admits she’s always known about the rules, but allowed the homemade food vendors to come anyway in the hopes that no one would catch on. But in the interest of public safety, she doesn’t want to get in trouble.


sacramento ebola

California Health Officials Not Surprised About Possible Ebola Case In Sacramento

State health officials did say the person came from West Africa earlier this month before arriving in Sacramento, where the patient’s symptoms caused staff to alert state and county officials.


truck rules

Nevada County Man Worries California Air Rules May Mean End Of His Construction Business

“There’s no way I’m going to go out and spend $200,000 to $300,000 and buy new equipment,” Al Urke said. “It’s going to put me out of business.”


red ribbon protest

Dixon Residents Protesting Sewer-Rate Hike With Red Ribbons

The planned increase would pay for a new sewer treatment plant in down. Residents say they got 15 percent of registered voters to sign a petition, but in the end, the council voted 3-2 to keep it off the ballot.


dead pig

Woodland Woman Claims Neighbors Planned To Butcher Pet Pig

Sara Mangiaracina started a Facebook page called Justice For Henry in the wake of her 5-year-old pig’s death, as Yolo County Animal Services investigates the case.



Nevada County Supervisors Advance Ordinance Limiting Outdoor Events On Private Property

After almost eight hours of discussion, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors voted to approve an ordinance that will only allow four commercial outdoor events at local venues a year. The move is a blow to the local wedding industry.


saving on back to school

Organization Helps Teachers Stock Up On Much-Needed School Supplies

At Resource Area For Teaching, teachers can get more bang for their buck by offering supplies for less than half the price they would pay in stores.