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Firefighters Rescue Man Stranded On American River Island

Firefighters rushed to the rescue a possibly injured man trapped on an island in the American River.


Chinook Salmon Released In American River

American River Is Beginning Of Salmon Journey

Millions of Chinook salmon were released into the American River, representing a critical part of the state’s economy.


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UPDATED: Body Discovered In American River Near Water Treatment Plant Identified

Rescue divers have recovered a body in the American River near one of Sacramento’s water treatment plants.


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Best Spring Beauty Tips And Trends From A Sacramento Beauty Guru

Awaken to the possibilities of spring with these insider tips for a beautiful you.


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Best Literary Landmarks In Sacramento

Many legendary writers have called Sacramento home. Check out these local literary landmarks.



Hundreds Of Volunteers Join In 18th Annual American River Cleanup

The annual Great American River Cleanup in Rancho Cordova had thousands of volunteers on land and water Saturday.


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Alcohol Ban Keeps American River Calm Over Holiday Weekend

Hundreds headed to local waterways on this Labor Day holiday, but it was a lot quieter than many weekends. River patrol crews say the alcohol ban has limited crowds and trouble.



Senior Thrill-Seekers Raft Down American River Rapids

A group of senior citizen thrill-seekers embarked on the American River near Placerville on Tuesday for their first rafting trip together.



Sacramento Officials Prepare For 2nd ‘Rafters Gone Wild’ On American River

The sheriff’s department and half a dozen other rescue agencies tasked with watching over the river party event are worried that this year could be much of the same, if not worse.


American River (credit: Juliet Farmer)

Body Found In American River Near Watt Avenue Bridge

The coroner has been called out to the American River where rescuers found a person floating in the water.


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Sacramento Police Patrol Local Rivers, Hand Out Citations On Fourth Of July

Sacramento police were on patrol for one of their busiest boating days of the year.


Emergency vehicles respond to the American River near Highway 160 on Tuesday, July 3, 2012. (credit: CBS13)

UPDATE: American River Drowning Victim Identified

A 53-year-old man who died Tuesday afternoon after being pulled out of the American River in Sacramento has been identified.