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Best Cheap Long Weekend Trips Near Sacramento

Looking for somewhere inexpensive to head off to this weekend? Here’s a list of the best cheap long weekend trips near Sacramento.


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I-80 Pot Bust At Truckee; 1 Arrest, $100K In Drugs

Police in California say they arrested a New York man and seized 38 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated street value of more than $100,000 during a drug bust north of Lake Tahoe on Interstate 80 near Truckee.


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Person Hit, Killed By Train In Truckee

A pedestrian has been hit and killed by a train in Truckee Wednesday afternoon, police say.


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Contractor Charged With Manslaughter In Truckee Carbon Monoxide Deaths

Albert Sentazimore, 60, and Gary Trovinger, 57, were found dead inside a home on Weisshorn Avenue in October from an apparent carbon monoxide leak.


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Explosion During Hash Oil Production At Truckee Residence Results In 4 Arrsests

Four people were arrested in Truckee recently after an explosion occurred while they were allegedly making hash oil.


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California Men Busted With 68 Pounds Of Pot At Nevada Border

A California Highway Patrolman stopped the rental box truck for failure to stay in one lane while headed east on I-80 west of Reno about 9:30 p.m. Sunday.


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Overturned Big Rig Stalls Truckee Traffic After Colliding With 2 Vehicles

Traffic is blocked as far as central Truckee while crews continue to clean up a multi-vehicle collision involving a big rig early Friday morning.


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Rim Fire Creates Spooky Skies Along Interstate 80

Severe weather did roll through the area earlier in the afternoon, but the spooky looking clouds were harmless. They got their unusual look and tint from smoke, some of which had traveled all the way from the Rim Fire near Yosemite.


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Placer County Sheriff Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Persons Of Interest

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying three women wanted for using stolen credit cards.


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Truckee Man Finds Bear Trapped In His Truck

It’s a sight Evan Nielsen had to rewatch again and again to believe, even though he recorded the video. A black bear, making itself comfortable in his truck, after somehow opening the door and hopping in.


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Historic Truckee Home Damaged By Fire

A historic house in Truckee’s downtown area was damaged by fire early Thursday morning.


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Best Pet-Friendly Getaways Near Sacramento

With a little research, it’s pretty easy to find a place that will welcome you and yours with warmth, open arms, a doggie dish and some dog treats thrown into the deal.