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Refugees Fleeing ISIS Come To Sacramento, Give Thanks

From the outside, it looks like the folks inside Arcade Church are simply serving up and enjoying a nice Thanksgiving dinner.

11/22/2014

Predator Drone (credit: General Atomics/Getty Images)

Emotional Toll Taxes Military Drone Operators Too

President Barack Obama has assured Americans he opposes sending U.S. ground troops to crush Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria — well aware the country is not ready to return to the battlefield with its war wounded still recovering from a decade of conflict.

09/29/2014

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CalVet Pulls Funding For Student Veterans Attending Corinthian Colleges

CalVet withdrew approval at all California campuses mid-quarter. This is the latest hit to for-profit colleges, and it’s left some military veterans scrambling.

08/29/2014

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US Gas Prices Drop 4 Cents To $3.67 A Gallon

A survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. has fallen 4 cents over the last three weeks to $3.67.

07/13/2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). (credit:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Pelosi Praises State Budget, Obama Tactics On Iraq

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on a Monday visit to the state capital called for minimal military involvement in Iraq and praised California for passing a timely budget.

06/16/2014

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Ex-Marine Accused Of California Homeless Murders Dies

An ex-Marine facing murder charges in the deaths of 4 homeless men has died a day after falling ill in his Orange County jail cell.

11/29/2013

Bradley Mannig

Sacramento Veterans Reactions Split On Bradley Manning Verdict

Manning was found guilty on Tuesday on 17 of 22 charges against him after leaking classified records which he had access to. Those records included highly sensitive information from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

07/30/2013

Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

John Carrillo

Slain Stockton Soldier’s Family Upset Over Defense Assertion

Already grieving over the loss of their son, a Stockton family grew more upset Monday with the defense tactic of the accused killer’s lawyer.

09/12/2011

John Carrillo

Soldier Accused Of Killing Stockton Soldier In Iraq Has First Court Hearing

A Fort Stewart soldier is facing his first court hearing on charges that he killed two men in his Army infantry unit and wounded another in Iraq last fall.

09/12/2011

International News vs. Local

I’ve often wondered how I ended up spending nearly two decades reporting local news. When I started out, I always thought I’d be covering national and international events. It’s not that I’m trying to over-inflate […]

CBS13–02/11/2011