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Snow coming down at Donner Summit. (Credit: CBS13)

Winter Weather Too Little, Too Late For Northern California

The calendar reads May, but it looked like January up in the Sierra Thursday.

05/07/2015

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Teen Gang Members Arrested After Allegedly Escaping From Probation Camp

Authorities say three 17-year-old gang members who escaped from a Northern California probation camp were arrested after stealing a car and holding its owner hostage.

04/13/2015

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Magnitude-5.3 Quake Off Coast Shakes Northern California

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a 5.3 magnitude earthquake off the coast of northern California.

01/01/2015

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Rain Fuels Mushroom Boom In Parts Of Northern California

Recent heavy rains have brought a blooming of mushrooms to parts of Northern California.

12/30/2014

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Coming Storms Could Wallop Parts Of Northern California

A series of storms heading toward Northern California could bring more rain to parts of the region in one weekend than they have seen so far this season.

11/28/2014

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Robin Williams’ Autopsy Found No Illegal Drugs

Authorities say an autopsy on actor Robin Williams found no alcohol or illegal drugs in his system when he committed suicide at his Northern California home in August.

11/07/2014

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Prosecutors: Suspect Plotted To Kill 9 Witnesses

A Northern California man awaiting trial for insurance fraud has been charged with plotting to kill nine witnesses set to testify against him.

10/18/2014

Parents Help Warn Of Dangers Of Train Tracks For Distracted Teenagers

Dena Betti knows all too well the dangers of trains. Her beautiful 14-year-old daughter Jenna, an eighth-grader, was struck and killed by a train in March in Martinez. The tragedy unfolded when the teen left her cellphone on the tracks.

09/30/2014

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Wildfires, Monsoon, Earthquake Force California Office Of Emergency Services Into Action

The center is where various state agencies come together—from social services to Caltrans—to discuss where resources should be allocated. OES has final authority to determine how those resources are actually implemented.

09/17/2014

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California Man Allegedly Cooked Ex-Girlfriend’s Dog, Fed It To Her

Police say the couple briefly reconciled last week and Watenpaugh cooked the woman a meal. But she told police he later texted her and asked how her dog had tasted.

09/12/2014

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Part Of $7.5 Billion California Water Plan Would Fund Long-Planned Sites Reservoir In Colusa County

The bond would cover half of the $4 billion project that Glenn County Supervisor Leigh McDaniel says will help everyone involved.

08/13/2014

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Medieval Brew’s Resurgence Has People Clamoring For A Tankard Of Mead

There are folk songs that date to the medieval times that mention mead, but you don’t have to take a trip back in time to get a glass. Local bars and restaurants are seeing a spike in sales of the honey wine.

07/23/2014

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