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Best Places To Cut Your Own Christmas Tree In The Sacramento Area

This is the time of year to make memories with the family. Cutting down your Christmas tree with your children is a memory as well as a tradition to carry forward to the next generation.



Saturated Ground And High Winds Knock Down Trees

Large trees were no match for high winds and saturated ground this morning as they toppled onto property and led to power outages and traffic delays.


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Fire Rips Through South Sacramento Home

Sacramento Fire crews had to pull two people out of a house fire in South Sacramento on Thursday morning.


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Best Up-And-Coming Sacramento Bands Of 2014

Sacramento is fortunate to have an abundance of local musical talent. In this article, you’ll find the best and most eclectic mix of up-and-coming bands to grace Sacramento stages.



Flashlights, Batteries, Bottled Water In Short Supply As California Storm Looms

The wind barely whispered outside a Sacramento Target on Wednesday, but the threat of 70 mph wind gusts knocking out power cleared shelves of flashlights and batteries.


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Sacramento Residents, Officials Prepare For Storm By Clearing Leaves, Readying Plans

The storm is expected to blow in with high winds and heavy rain, likely knocking down trees and power lines and causing flooding, especially where leaves are blocking drains.



2014’s Best New Restaurants In Sacramento

A number of outstanding eateries opened locally during 2014, with sweet and savory offerings sure to please any palate.



Thrill-Seekers Post Video Of Tower Bridge Climb On YouTube

The climbers blurred their faces before uploading the stunt to YouTube where they shimmied up the outside of a metal cage before scrambling up one ladder, then another.


A view of the California State Prison at San Quentin May 15, 2009 in San Quentin, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Man Convicted Of Torture Slaying Of Sacramento Bartender Dies While Awaiting Execution

State prison officials said Tuesday that 55-year-old Michael Lee Elliot died of undetermined causes Monday at a hospital near San Quentin State Prison. An autopsy is planned.


Paul Rosolie speaks during an interview at the the Discovery Channel offices in New York  on December 3, 2014. Rosolie spoke about how he donned a specially-made snake-proof suit and covered himself in pigs blood and was eaten alive and regurgitated by an anaconda.         (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

4.1 Million People Watch Man Not Getting Swallowed By Anaconda On Discovery Channel

Although the title and a promotional video indicated that naturalist Paul Rosolie would be swallowed by a giant anaconda, Sunday’s pre-taped special didn’t go that far.



Man Struck And Killed By Light-Rail Train In Sacramento

The train operator says they saw the man in his 30s and threw on the emergency brakes, but it was too late and the man was struck.


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Powerful Storm Bringing Strong Winds, Rain Thursday

A storm will arrive on Wednesday night that will bring more rain than the storm that hit last week.