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Plastic Bag Ban Approved In Sacramento, Begins Jan. 1, 2016

The ordinance will ban stores from distributing single-use plastic bags, while requiring a minimum 10-cent fee on paper bags. The ban would take effect on Jan. 1, 2016.

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Car Leaves Capital City Freeway And Drives Into Motel Pool

our people were injured after their car drove off the Capital City freeway in Sacramento and crashed into a motel.

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Gas Prices Fall By Almost 8 Cents Per Gallon Last Week In Sacramento

It might be a good time for a road trip as gas prices continue to fall throughout our area.

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Ask An Expert: Fashion Forward Thinking For The Season In Sacramento

Krazy Mary’s is a boutique on Folsom with a team of Fashion-forward thinkers. Check out their Facebook page and you will see dresses, casual wear, bangles, beads, and bling. As our fashion expert, Emily, explains below how their team can help you with dressing for your body and taking a risk this spring.

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Bowl Of Bird Heads Found With Machete Is 13th Mutilated Animal Discovery In Sacramento Area

The birds were discovered in the Pocket area, near Garcia Bend Park, along with a 2-foot-long bloody machete on top of the bowl on Sunday morning.


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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.


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Higher Electric Bills Coming As California Drought Slashes Hydroelectric Power Output

With little to no snow in the Sierra, there’s less water to push the turbines to create energy. SMUD and other power companies now have to rely on more pricey alternatives such as natural gas for power.



Best Easter Day Events In Sacramento

Looking for something to do on Easter Sunday with your family? Check out one of these four events taking place in Sacramento.


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Tenant Accused Of Assaulting Landlord Surrenders After SWAT Standoff

A tense situation unfolded in south Sacramento on Sunday morning after SWAT team members were called after a landlord was attacked and his tenant refused to leave the home.



Five Must-See Museums In Sacramento

Museums give us a look into how things used to be. They also give us a view at how things have evolved over time. The wonder is that just about everything has a museum dedicated to it, from dolls, buttons, and badges to trains, cars, and bicycles. The greater Sacramento area is graced with some spectacular museums that highlight a very rich and varied history of this part of California.


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Garth Brooks Begins Six-Show Series In Sacramento

And if the ticket sales are any indication, there’s a whole lot of people who want to have some fun too. Those high sales are bringing people to Sacramento in droves. The Sacramento Convention and Visitors Bureau says the shows are bringing a boost to the local economy and packing hotels.


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Best Places For Your Dog To Enjoy The Day Outdoors In Sacramento

Whether relaxing together over breakfast or a brew on a sunny patio, swimming and hiking along the river or participating in the Doggy Dash, there are many places in Sacramento that will help get you on the fast track to canine happiness.