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Drought Has Local Food Banks Preparing For Shortage Of Fresh Produce

Our drought could soon be drying up local food banks. . The Elk Grove and Sacramento food banks are feeling the ripple effects of the drought with less fresh produce available to feed hungry families.


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Tax Tips: What You Need to Know About Write Offs And Donations

Knowing what you can legitimately deduct off your taxes and what receipts you didn’t need to hold on to after all, can help both you and your accountant avoid a lot of headaches.


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Elk Grove Food Bank Stretched Thin

Food supplies at Elk Grove’s Food Bank Services are flying off the shelves even faster these days.


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Donations To Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign Down 21% In Sacramento

The Salvation Army reports donations it receives through its annual red kettle campaign are down in 2013.


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Placer County’s Reputation Of Generosity Contributing To Homeless Problem

Panhandling in Placer County has gotten so bad that sheriff’s deputies are asking people to stop giving.



How to Celebrate Christmas With a Tailgate Party in Oakland

Be sure to pack a Raiders-themed stocking and wreath before heading to the Coliseum.


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Woman Helps Collect Toys For Military Families In Memory Of Fallen Son

A local military mom is granting Christmas wishes to hundreds of military families; and this year, the need is greater than ever.


AURORA, CO - JULY 20:  The Century 16 movie theatre is seen where a gunmen attacked movie goers during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises" July 20, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado. According to reports, over 10 people have been killed and over 30 injured. Police have the suspect, twenty-four year old James Holmes of North Aurora, in custody.  (Photo by Thomas Cooper/Getty Images)

Nearly $2M Donated To Colorado Shooting Victims

The film studio that released the Batman film playing during the Colorado theater shooting is among the donors that have given a total of nearly $2 million to a fund set up for victims.


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‘Save Our Pools’ Campaign Makes Final Push In Sacramento

On Monday, Save Mart and the City of Sacramento are hosting a final pledge drive for the “Save Our Pools” campaign.


Help For Tornado Victims In Missouri

Click here to donate to the Red Cross and help tornado victims in Missouri.



Small Dixon Girl Has A Big Heart

When Kaylee Hubbard found out her father couldn’t make it home from Afghanistan for the holiday, she knew just what to do to honor his service.



Oakland A’s Help Replace Family’s Stolen Gifts

Thousands of dollars in toys were stolen from a garage in Mountain House, but thanks to the Oakland A’s and others, the stolen goodies have been replaced.