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‘Rage On The River’ Makes Busy Day For Emergency Crews

A large fight at the Swabbies bar caused quite a commotion – just one of the many incidents authorities responded to Sunday.


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California Drought Could Lead To Increase In Swimmer’s Itch Cases

The rash-causing parasite is normally found in birds that then pass it to snails and then pass it to humans in the water.


Best Places To Go On A Picnic In Sacramento

With hundreds of tree-filled parks, numerous places to access waterways, outdoor community concerts and urban spots with public arts installations, Sacramento is rich with opportunities for picnicking.


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Whitewater Rafting Companies Expect Business To Boom, Even In California’s Drought

Arnie Chandola of American Whitewater Expeditions has become an expert on this topic. His company outfits rafters and takes them 20 miles downstream. He knows what it takes to get what he calls “raftable” rapids.



Police: Body Found In Sacramento With Multiple Gunshot Wounds

Police say the body of a man with multiple gunshot wounds was found near the American River Thursday morning.


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Body Of Man Found In American River

Police say that the body of a man was found in the American River Friday morning.


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Rescuers Pull Unconscious Man From American River

Crews from the Sacramento Fire Department found a man who went missing on the the American River Thursday morning.


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Man Missing After Raft Sinks On South Fork Of American River

Authorities are searching for a Folsom man who went missing while rafting on the South Fork of the American River over the weekend.


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American River Parkway Fires Put Focus On Homeless Camps Amid Dry Brush

No homes burned in the July 4 fire, but smoke from the 160-acre blaze postponed a Sacramento Republic FC match and nearly meant the cancellation of the Cal Expo fireworks show.


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American River Trail Fire Stopped At 30 Acres, Slowed Evening Commute

The fire broke out this afternoon and did not damage any structures. But when things seemed to be quieting down in the battle against the 30-acre blaze, flames got into live power lines, causing them to arc.


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America’s Best Whitewater Rafting Destinations

This summer, experience the thrill of one of these top rivers for whitewater rafting.



Cal Expo Fireworks Show Spectators Undeterred By Fire

Even with smoke settling around Cal Expo from the afternoon fire, families we spoke to say they didn’t want to miss the show.