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protecting pets

New Sacramento County Pet Trailer Ready For Disasters

If a devastating storm or emergency hits, many pet owners are faced with leaving their homes with little to no notice and no chance to bring their animals.



Sacramento Utility Warns Water Wasters Could Be Cut Off If They Don’t Cut Back

American Water serves more than 180,000 people and businesses in Sacramento and Placer counties. But as the drought drags on, and if customers begin to waste water, the utility company says it may be forced to take drastic measures.


cesar chavez

Supervisor Fights To Get Sacramento County To Recognized Cesar Chavez Day

For more than a decade, Sacramento city and California state employees have commemorated the late farm labor leader Cesar Chavez with a recognized day off, but Sacramento County employees still have to go to work.


Tiajhanay Ward-Burt (Credit: Sacramento County Sheriff's Dept.)

Sheriff’s Dept.: Missing Sacramento County Teen Could Be In Danger

Police are searching for a missing teen who is considered to be at risk because of the people she is believed to be with.


school water

Sacramento Schools Teaming With United Way To Get Students Drinking More Water

“About one-third of the students in our region are overweight or obese, and part of what united way is working toward is to decrease obesity by 20 percent,” said Casy Gray with the United Way


panhandling ban

Sacramento County Ordinance Puts Dent In Panhandling Problems

The issue has plagued areas like one near Arden Fair mall where drivers encounter people holding signs, begging for money, and some don’t take no for an answer.



Deputies Investigating Deadly Shooting Inside South Sacramento Restaurant

Deputies are investigating a shooting inside of a south Sacramento restaurant that has left one man dead.



Investigators Searching For Woman Who Allegedly Used Counterfeit Credit Cards In Rancho Cordova

The woman is described as a black female adult in her late 20s or early 30s, between 5’3″ and 5’6″ tall and weighing 180-220 pounds. She was wearing black rimmed glasses and a black and white PINK sweatshirt and light-colored capri pants.


fight to save trees

Neighbors Locked In Battle With PG&E Over Trees And Power Lines

A viewer contacted CBS13, but it’s the entire neighborhood is behind the effort. But PG&E says the trees are growing into a public safety risk.


infant deaths

High Rate Of Deaths Among Black Children Has Sacramento County Concerned

County health officials say between 2010 and 2012, African American children composed of 11 percent of the county’s child population and made up 24 percent of all child deaths. That’s twice the rate of other children.


Scene of the investigation. (Credit: CBS13)

Man Found Shot At Sacramento County Apartment Complex

Detectives are investigating after a shooting victim was found at an apartment complex Tuesday morning.


Photo of Adrian Jr. provided by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department.

Boy, 4, Abducted By Father Considered At-Risk

Authorities are asking for help in finding a 4-year-old boy who was reportedly abducted by his father.