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Man Drowns In American River Amid Push To Highlight Water Dangers

A frantic fight to save a friend from drowning on the American River ended in tragedy Sunday.


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Neighbors, Firefighters Turn Back Fast-Moving Garden Highway Fire

Firefighters were in mop-up mode well into the night as crews work to strengthen containment lines and chop down tall trees that burned earlier in the day.


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Woman, 20, Drowns Trying To Wade Across American River

Officials say a young woman drowned as she tried to cross the American River on foot in Northern California’s Auburn State Recreation Area.


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Crews Abandon Search For Man Who Went Under At Tiscornia Park

Search and recovery crews never found the body of a 24-year-old, who drowned at Tiscornia Park on Sunday.


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Rafting Gone Wild Crowd Not As Wild As In Previous Years

As the American River rafting event Rafting Gone Wild winds down, rangers say they are happy to announce this year’s event wasn’t as wild as expected.



Rafting Gone Wild Prompts Another Alcohol Ban On River

The ban has been in place on the day of the event for a couple of years. When county officials say the even advertised on social media for this Saturday, they moved quickly.


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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.