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Are Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Cards The New Fake IDs?From concerts to college campuses, from the office to the bar, proof of vaccination is quickly becoming common. There’s now concern that fake vaccine cards could become the new fake ID.
Thousands of Unused ‘Vax For The Win’ Gift Cards - 'Procedural Errors' May Have Prevented Some From Redeeming ThemCBS13 has learned as many as a quarter of those vaccine incentive gift cards had not been redeemed by late August - and hundreds of thousands of dollars in Vax for the Win gift cards may have gone unused due to errors by the state.
How Many Acres Of Forest Did The State Treat Ahead Of This Year’s Fire Season?From debates to the Assembly and Senate floors, the number of wildland acres treated to prevent wildfires has become a political hot button heading into the recall.
School Mask Exemptions: How To Tell If They Are LegitimateIt's masks off for at least 50 kids in Placer County school districts. Sources tell CBS13 that dozens of students were given medical exemptions—the majority of them coming from Dr. Michael Huang in Roseville. Some parents are concerned those exemptions aren't legitimate, but Dr. Huang insists they are.
CBS13 Investigates: Problems With State's Digital Vaccine RegistryAs more employers and schools districts require proof of vaccination, problems with the state's digital vaccine records could prevent some from proving that they're vaccinated.
Can You Access Your CA Digital Vaccine Record?We’re hearing some people still can’t find their digital vaccine record through the state’s website. Take a moment to check for yours is there — and let us know if can or can’t find it.
Can You Be Forced To Get Vaccinated If You Can Prove Natural Immunity From A Previous COVID Infection?It's a common question: Do you need to get vaccinated if you've already had COVID?
Tracking Summer Camp Sex Abuse: How To Better Protect Your KidsWith summer camp in full swing after a year at home, there are new questions about how sexual abuse at summer camps is tracked and reported.
‘What's Changed Is The Delta Variant’: Parents Sue State Over School Mask Mandates As Infectious Disease Experts Ask For Data-Based Mask MetricTwo groups of parents from across the state filed a lawsuit on Thursday, suing the governor and the California Department of Public Health over school mask mandates and other COVID protocols.
Two Sacramento Women Killed in Two Weeks: What's Behind Apparent Increase In Domestic Abuse?A deadly shooting in Sacramento County is another sign of a deepening domestic violence crisis.

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Remembering Call Kurtis Volunteer Luanne ‘Thursday”Luanne Hyde just couldn’t retire.  She worked for the Stockton Record, raised her kids, had yet another career running a paramedics school, and helped her husband run his trucking business from their Lodi home. 
California Burning: Protections for Fire Victims, EvacueesHere are protections and resources for wildfire victims and evacuees.
California Burning: Beware Illegal Contractors Looking To Cash In On Insurance MoneyCrooks often flock to fire zones seeing dollar signs in victims who may soon get insurance checks and have money to rebuild.
Fire Season Fears: Homeowners Terrified Union Pacific Land Is Putting Their Homes At RiskIn the heart of fire season, an East Sacramento neighborhood is concerned Union Pacific is putting their homes at risk.
Where Are My Lottery Winnings? Wait Times For Prize Payouts Hit 10–16 WeeksA Modesto great-grandmother hit the jackpot twice in one week on two different scratcher tickets. But she hasn’t been so lucky collecting.
Call Kurtis: Grandfather Who Saved For Pool For Decades Allegedly Abandoned By ContractorA retired police officer said more than a year after hiring a pool contractor, all he has is a hole in the ground.
'My Address Doesn’t Exist': Rural Residents Struggle to Get Packages DeliveredAn Amador County viewer said she struggles to get packages shipped to her, so she called Kurtis to investigate.
'I Haven't Had A Good Night's Sleep In A Month': Auburn Retiree Suffers After Millions Of CPAP Machines RecalledSleep apnea can be scary; you stop breathing while you sleep. Millions use CPAP machines to keep the oxygen flowing, but an Auburn retiree says she can’t a replacement one after hers was recalled - putting her health in danger.
Call Kurtis: Mother Of Four Rear-Ended, But Other Driver's Insurance Won't PayTwo days after buying a car, Candice Scott says she was rear-ended but can’t get the other driver’s insurance company to cover the damage.
Call Kurtis: Recall Keeps Farmer From Registering TruckCan a recall keep you from registering a car? Yes, if it’s a pollution-related issue. Recalls are free to fix. But what if you can’t get the parts?