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After $46 million worth of work, and two months of disruptive lane closures during its Fix50 project, Caltrans will deliver a bigger, better freeway to get commuters through downtown easier than before, right? Sorry, highway officials say. The big Fix50 project, which kicks into high gear next week, is a bridge rehab project, not a freeway expansion. A construction worker assembles a scaffolding between the eastbound and westbound lanes of the W-X freeway Thursday. Work
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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In the courtroom, Ray Nutting, a four-term county supervisor, faces prosecution for alleged misconduct related to state grants he took for clearing brush on his family ranch. But it is the spectacle surrounding his case that envelops this county east of Sacramento. Supervisor Ray Nutting, on his family ranch in May 2011, faces felony malfeasance charges over state grants he took for clearing brush on the property. El Dorado Supervisor Ray Nutting, whose trial starts
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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The tourniquet makes a comeback in Boston doctor’s look back at outcomes after last year’s marathon bombings
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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AUBURN (CBS13) — A rare bicycle costing nearly $9,000 was stolen in broad daylight from an Auburn bike shop just minutes after a customer took it for a test ride. Only three of the bikes exist in Northern California, and these brazen thieves actually came into the shop and spoke to the employees before committing the crime. “To run up to the front of the shop and take something right in front of everybody is pretty brazen,”
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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For those who don’t want to sit in a pew to attend Easter Sunday services, there are options along the American River, at Folsom Lake and in the parking lot at the Roseville Galleria. Bonnie Grotheer prays after a Bible study session Friday at St. John’s Lutheran Church in midtown, where a group has set out to read the entire Bible in 90 days at a pace of 12 pages a day.
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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A woman and child died this afternoon and another child was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash on westbound Interstate 80 near Madison Avenue.
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Computers and other electronics that potentially cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars have gone missing, and Sacramento city officials admit they don’t know how it happened. Sacramento city auditor Jorge Oseguera recently found out the city is doing a poor job of keeping track of the electronics it buys. “Who has it? Where is it located?” he said. “Those kind of things, so you can account for them.” When the city buys a computer, all
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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STOCKTON (CBS13) — Hundreds of campaign signs were stolen or torn down in Stockton, in what one candidate is calling a coordinated attack. San Joaquin County Supervisor candidate Kathy Miller says nearly 400 of her signs were ruined in one night. “This wasn’t kids,” she said. “And these are really expensive.” She says the signs are either gone, or destroyed to the point where they’re as good as gone. “I don’t see how one person could’ve done it,” she
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Finding a job after college isn’t easy, which is why one woman stood outside the state Capitol on Thursday, hoping to land a job interview with someone. After five months of searching for a job, Brittany Mullin says she’s only landed one interview. “I majored in child development with a research track,” she said. She stood outside the Capitol for hours on Thursday holding a sign that said “Job wanted … Interview me.” “I feel that
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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Witnesses and victims of last week’s fiery crash between a FedEx tractor-trailer and a passenger bus struggled to process the tragedy, based on 911 tapes released Thursday by the California Highway Patrol. Caltrans workers clear the charred remains on April 11 of a charter bus that collided the day before with a FedEx tractor trailer, killing 10, on Interstate 5 near Orland. The morning after the accident, Caltrans workers begin clearing the charred remains of a
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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Supporters of Anne Marie Schubert pushed back Thursday against her main rival in the Sacramento County district attorney’s race, saying Maggie Krell is wrongly asserting that Schubert accepted pay raises as a supervisor in the DA’s Office while line prosecutors were being cut. Anne Marie Schubert Maggy Krell
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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A Truckee man was arrested Wednesday after his alleged hash-oil manufacturing attempts went awry, causing his house to explode.
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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Tom Myers, a Sacramento photographer whose vivid images of animals, places and people in California and the West have appeared in national magazines, books and on greeting cards, died April 7 of cancer, his family said. He was 88. Tom Myers
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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City decides to examine plans for a new performing arts venue to replace the aging Community Center Theater The Sacramento Ballet's "The Nutcracker" performance at the Community Center Theater in 2011.
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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ORLAND, Calif. (AP) – With shrieks in the background, a shocked passenger struggled to recount to an emergency dispatcher how a FedEx tractor-trailer smashed into a tour bus carrying high school students. In other 911 calls released Thursday, other witnesses described explosions after the fiery wreck that left 10 people dead. The California Highway Patrol released the recordings as investigators returned to the scene about 100 miles north of Sacramento to reconstruct aspects of the crash. Dozens
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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An infant has been pronounced dead after being left in a hot car alone for hours.
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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Roseville is suspending part of the controversial entertainment ordinance requiring bar hoppers in Old Town to pay a cover charge, following complaints from businesses about the fee driving away customers.
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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It's the largest amount of money officers can remember anyone ever turning in, but the California Highway Patrol won't say much else -- including specifics on the cash or where exactly it was found.
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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A woman and a boy died Thursday afternoon after their SUV crashed in Sacramento on Interstate 80, the California Highway Patrol said.
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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The California Highway Patrol was working Thursday to reconstruct a deadly crash involving a tour bus and a FedEx truck along Interstate 5 in Orland that left 10 people dead.
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Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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