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When is the trial date or next court appearance for three men arrested and arraigned on charges related to the United Auburn Indian Community construction fraud?
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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If every generation is supposed to be better off financially than its predecessor, Sacramento “millennials” have a lot of catching up to do.
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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A controversial proposal to relocate Citrus Heights’ city hall to make way for a new medical office building will soon head to city government leaders for a decision. Artist’s rendering of Dignity Health medical office building proposed for construction and Greenbak Lane and Fountain Square Drive, currently the site of Citrus Heights’ Civic Center. An artist’s rendering of a new Citrus Heights city hall building proposed for constructin on a city-owned parcel on Antelope Road between Sunrise
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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SONORA (CBS13) — A mother of two and the owner of a popular cafe has vanished without a trace, leaving her loved ones searching for answers. Patty Tolhurst was last seen leaving the cafe nearly a week ago. Her vehicle was found abandoned in a remote area east of Sonora. This came without warning. She had left to get groceries—the store ended up closing early that day, because she ran out of food. She never came back. Tolhurst
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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The Sacramento River Cats return to Raley Field tonight for the start of an eight-game homestand and West Sacramento is steering fans around the Fix50 construction project and to the ballpark. Opening Day, the setting sun glistens off the structures in downtown Sacramento during the second inning of the Sacramento River Cats and Salt Lake City Bee's game on Friday, April 11, 2014 at Raley Field in West Sacramento, Calif.
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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Caltrans and Fix50 construction crews will be keeping a wary eye toward the skies, hoping that not too much rain falls overnight and Friday so as to impede work on the 24-hour highway re-paving project. Construction workers prepare to repave the surface of the eastbound W-X freeway Thursday. Work returned to normal after an accident Wednesday in which three workers sustained minor injuries, and traffic generally moved smoothly during rush hours. A Myers and Sons
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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Sacramento County supervisors this week voted to ban aggressive panhandling in response to complaints from suburban business leaders and residents. A panhandler identifying himself as "Mark" receives a contribution from a passing motorist near downtown Los Angeles Saturday, June 27, 1997. Mark, 52, knows aggressive panhandling is more lucrative than sitting in one spot in dirty clothes and a smile, but he also knows its not worth the risk of being caught. The Los
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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ELK GROVE (CBS13) — Millions of dollars in methamphetamine was being made in the backyard, and investigators believe it was connected to a Mexican drug cartel. Police say a high-ranking Mexican drug cartel member used Elk Grove as an assembly shop for his multi-million-dollar meth business. At least two-dozen federal agents swarmed the area, all part of a multi-county bust that nabbed 18 people from here to the Bay Area, including Esdra Avila Carillo, a.k.a. Blanco. Police say
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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A storm system is beginning to slide its way toward Northern California and will likely bring some rain to the Valley and snow to the Sierra to end the work week.
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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If it’s true you can tell a lot about a man by his shoes, then it’s also true that you can learn a lot about a city by its shoe collection. Visitors browse a display of nearly 275 shoes at the “Inside the Vault Textile Tours: Fabulous Footwear” exhibit on Thursday in Sacramento. The Center for Sacramento History is hosting the display of footwear from the 1860s to the 1980s. Women’s shoes
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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The driver responsible for causing a deadly four-car crash in Stockton on Thursday night ran from the scene after the wreck -- and now, officers are searching for person, now considered a hit-and-run suspect.
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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Ken Gimblin, an influential teacher and sports journalist who covered Northern California teams for many radio and TV stations, died April 15 of a heart attack, his family said. He was 76.
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — With the Fix 50 project adding to gridlock, you might notice a few more angry drivers on the road. But a Swiss device in your car could help you avoid angry confrontations and road rage incidents. It’s called an emotion detection system, and it reads the driver’s facial expressions, looking for signs of agitation as they’re behind the wheel. The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology has designed an infrared camera that goes behind the steering
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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The California Supreme Court has left intact a lower-court ruling that invalidates local ordinances aimed at restricting the movements of registered sex offenders in dozens of cities statewide.
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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Family and friends of an 18-year-old killed in an ATV crash on Easter celebrated his life in Lincoln on Thursday.
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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STOCKTON (CBS13) — Two people are dead in a four-car accident in Stockton, and police are searching for the person they believe caused it. The accident happened around 8 p.m. on Thursday. A man and a woman were killed in the crash at West Lane and West Lane Frontage Road. A white car hit a Honda Accura, then the driver fled the scene, officers say. They are still looking for that driver, and do not have a
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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Certain sex offenders are supposed to be tracked and monitored, even after they’re released from prison.
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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An El Dorado County jury has rendered a guilty verdict in the 1980 slaying of a 16-year-old gas-station attendant in South Lake Tahoe.
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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A 24-year-old West Sacramento woman has been arrested in connection with arsons at the Yolo County courthouse in Woodland.
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — You’ve heard of people flipping houses, but how about cars? The practice known as curbstoning is illegal without a dealers license, according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles, but it’s happening all across the state. Consumers have ended up with cars with odometers rolled back — and in some cases with vehicles too dangerous to drive. Beale AFB Airman Michael Berman searched for a safe car, ahead of the birth of his 4-month-old daughter. He found a
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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