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Drought Causing Ranchers To Sell Cattle

In January, business at the 101 Livestock Market’s cattle auction on California’s Central Coast is usually slow. The busy season is normally in June or July, when ranchers have had time to fatten their animals for weeks on spring grasses.

01/26/2014

Placer County ‘Ugly Duckling’ Dogs Find Homes

Some of the dogs featured in our 10 p.m. newscast last Friday found homes over the weekend.

04/23/2013

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Placer County SPCA Offering Discounts On Less-Than-Desirable Dogs

A local animal shelter is calling it their “ugly duckling doggie adoption deal.” At the Placer SPCA, they’re lining up the ugly with an attractive offer.

04/19/2013

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Great White Shark Protections Set To Got Into Effect

Great white sharks off the coast of California will likely enjoy greater protection, as state officials consider whether to add the predator to California’s list of endangered species.

03/01/2013

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Best Stationery Stores In Sacramento

These days, a pen is often a touch screen stylus and text is considered to be a verb, but sending a handwritten card or letter is a true sign of style.

01/29/2013

Animal Outreach

Dog-Friendliest Workplaces In Sacramento

Studies show that having pets in the workplace can be a win-win for both employees and for the company for which they work.

01/25/2013

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UPDATE: Mad Cow Disease Found In Dairy Cow In Hanford

A senior manager with a California rendering company said Tuesday a cow at its Hanford, Calif., transfer station tested positive for mad cow disease.

04/24/2012

Former World's Ugliest Dog Dies

Guide to Offbeat Children’s Halloween Events

By Laura O’BrienReached your last straw with corn mazes? Check out these Halloween events sure to please everyone from little pumpkins to creepy vampires – and maybe even Mom and Dad too. The bonus? There […]

10/14/2011

A “Beware of the Dog” sign at the Pacifica home where 32-year-old Darla Napora was fatally mauled by her pit bull on August 11, 2011. (CBS)

Pregnant NorCal Woman Killed In Dog Mauling At Her Home

A pregnant Pacifica woman died following a mauling by her dog at her home Thursday, police said.

08/12/2011

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Viewers Show Support For Orphaned Alpacas

We brought the story to you Thursday, but tonight we went back to the town of Clements to hear how much help our viewers are offering to a pack of orphaned alpacas.

06/18/2011

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Veterinarian Making House Calls For Dogs

A local veterinarian has launched an unusual service for dogs that is already finding success.

CBS13/CW31–05/24/2011

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Raccoons Enter Home Through Doggy-Door And Attack Pets

Two dogs have been treated for cuts and other injuries after raccoons entered an Alameda home through a doggy door and attacked the pets, according to police.

12/15/2010