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The average wage for full-time workers in the Sacramento region is now $52,448, according to new figures from the state Employment Development Department. That figure has remained essentially stagnant for several consecutive years. Pediatric dentist Dr. Jim Musser, left, performs root canals on all 20 of Julian Flores' baby teeth. Musser specializes in treating children on Medi-Cal who require general anesthesia because of severe tooth decay. He said many in Sacramento County wait months for a
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Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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A Roseville semiconductor manufacturer has spun off its chip-design operation into a separate business.
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Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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There were pans of barbecue, live music and union-friendly politicians making the rounds Monday at the Sacramento Central Labor Council’s annual Labor Day picnic, with hundreds of union members and their families showing up with lawn chairs and umbrellas. Eric Sunderland, a delegate with the Sacramento Central Labor Council, hands a flier supporting ousted leader Bill Camp to Diane Buffington of Curtis Park at the council’s Labor Day picnic Monday at William Land Park in Sacramento. Leno
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Pacific Ethanol Inc. said Tuesday it’s purchased another 5 percent interest in its production plants, raising the stake to 96 percent. Pacific Ethanol CEO Neil Koehler, standing by fermention tanks and pipes on “fermentation alley” Thursday at the company’s Stockton plant, has seen the market for ethanol rebound.
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Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Two people are in the hospital with minor injuries, after their car crashed into a house in South Sacramento. Investigators say the car was going down Bridalsmith Drive when it traveled across the intersection, hit the house, and burst into flames. Flames then spread to the home. Firefighters were able to quickly put out the fire. The family living at the home was out to dinner at the time. Investigators say speed could have played
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Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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A hit-and-run crash caused a major traffic backup on northbound Interstate 5 in Elk Grove for several miles.
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Fire crews battled a two-alarm fire at a Modesto townhouse on Monday.
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Thousands of students attending classes in the Sacramento City Unified School District are back.
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DAVIS (CBS13) – Opening statements will begin Tuesday in the trial of a Davis teenager accused of stabbing an elderly couple to death last year. Seventeen-year-old Daniel Marsh, who is being tried as an adult, faces two counts of first-degree murder. Investigators say Marsh, who was 15-years-old at the time of the murders, confessed to stabbing 87-year-old Chip Northup and his wife 76-year-old Claudia Maupin to death. Each was stabbed more than 60 times. “He stated that he wore
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Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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A Northern California wildfire sparked by lightning has burned 100 square miles of dry brush and timber in the Klamath National Forest near Happy Camp.
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Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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Driving under the influence arrests were down in the Sacramento area during a long summer enforcement period that ended with Labor Day.
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Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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As landlines and paper handouts disappear, local school districts are experimenting with new ways of reaching families. At Folsom Cordova and Natomas unified school districts this year, that means launching an app that allows parents to keep tabs on their children almost anywhere and anytime. Social science teacher Scott Burkhardt greets one of his new students on the second day of class at Mills Middle School on Thursday, August 14, 2014 in Rancho Cordova. Kumika Jackson, center,
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Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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Temperatures will be falling this week, according to the National Weather Service, as Sacramento avoids anymore 100-degree readings in the immediate future. Tamie Dramer, a staff member with the Sacramento Central Labor Council has a laugh while she cooks burgers and hot dogs at the council’s annual Labor Day picnic on Monday at William Land Park in Sacramento.
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Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today: Eric Sunderland, a delegate with the Sacramento Central Labor Council, hands a flier supporting ousted leader Bill Camp to Diane Buffington of Curtis Park at the council’s Labor Day picnic Monday at William Land Park in Sacramento. Leno Pedres, president of the Sacramento Central Labor Council, said Bill Camp’s absence would not detract from the unions’ solidarity. Pedres attended the labor council’s annual Labor Day picnic Monday at
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Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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An 18-year-old Sacramento woman died today after she was struck by a vehicle while trying to run across Madison Avenue in heavy traffic, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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Preventing future water shortages will require a three-pronged approach that includes investment in infrastructure; improving the balance between north state and south state needs; and addressing the projected effects of climate change. Huntington Lake appears as a river as it flows through the upper section of the lake whose levels have dropped dramatically due to extreme drought conditions Thursday, August 28, 2014. The boat rentals area at the Lakeshore resort is now high above the waterline and
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Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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Responding to patron requests, Sacramento International Airport today will open a new pedestrian walkway from the daily surface parking lot to both air terminals. Officials said the walkway will allow fliers to chose a five-minute walk, rather than wait for a shuttle bus. Travelers walk through the Sacramento International Airport Terminal B in 2012. Booking the cheapest flights is tricky, but there are strategies that may help. A passenger uses a kiosk near Volaris Airlines inside
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Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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An American Airlines jet bound for North Texas has safely returned to Los Angeles International Airport after the front windshield cracked.
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Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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September starts with a sizzle, then simmers below 100 for rest of the week. Sacramento artist Philip Davis works on his artwork during the Chalk It Up event at Fremont Park, Sunday August 31, 2014.
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Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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Sacramento City Unified School District students are learning how to utilize aquaponics to produce plants, fruit and vegetables in an urban garden at Luther Burbank High School as a component of the Summer of Service program. Cheyene Keniston and Ryan Nowshiravan, Sacramento State seniors majoring in environmental studies, are leading a program at Luther Burbank High School that educates students on aquaponics systems and urban agriculture. Aquaponics is a combination of aquaculture, the propagation of
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Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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