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About 3,100 Sacramento County public school students are autistic, a number that has risen seven-fold since 2000, according to new figures from the California Department of Education.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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Experts say watering lawns is the biggest water waster in California, but home improvement specialists said everyone can make simple changes to make a difference.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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Police in Ceres have made an arrest in the case of a body found inside a freezer at an auto body shop.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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A driver was killed Tuesday nightwhen he drove onto incoming traffic and crashed into an embankment off Highway 160 in the southern part of Sacramento County.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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With the ongoing California drought, most people are making dramatic cutbacks at home.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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The Stockton Police Department will be hosting a physical agility test and written test for about 1,300 applicants.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) – As political campaigns begin to heat up, the Supreme Court is deciding whether false accusations and mudslinging made during an election can be punished as a crime. Addressing an issue of negative campaigning that now may be a fact of life in American politics, justices will consider a challenge to an Ohio law that bars false statements about political candidates. The case being heard next week has attracted national attention, with least 15
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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For a growing number of Protestant churches around the country, programs that encourage congregants to embark on Bible-reading curricula have become a steady trend. 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. Carol Rauen listens to a discussion during bible study. Associate Pastor Leslie Welton of
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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A 3-mile run in honor of the upcoming first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings drew about 100 participants on Tuesday in downtown Sacramento. Sally Monical of Sacramento runs south on 10th Street in a 3-mile run to honor the Boston Marathon. Beverley Newman, 28, finished the 2013 Boston Marathon 30 minutes before the explosions. An estimated 100 people participated in a 3-mile run to honor the Boston Marathon.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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FRESNO (AP) – A state board will consider granting the gray wolf endangered species status on Wednesday, giving it a chance at returning to California in significant numbers after a decades-long hiatus. Just one wolf from Oregon has been tracked in recent years crossing into Northern California, renewing interest in returning the species to a thriving population. The California Fish and Game Commission will vote on giving the wolf legal protections at a meeting in Ventura. Advocates
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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A Sacramento County deputy district attorney who was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol on Dec. 19 has pleaded no contest. See more police-related stories at our Sacto 911 crime blog.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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A man who passed a car on Highway 160 outside of Courtland died Tuesday night when his vehicle collided with an oncoming car, according to the California Highway Patrol. See more police-related stories at our Sacto 911 crime blog.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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Kevin Johnson on Wednesday will be installed as president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, becoming the first Sacramento mayor to lead the organization in its 81-year history. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Derek Fisher (6) talks with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson before the game against the Sacramento Kings at Sleep Train Arena on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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They were trying to change their lives and communities by doing something truly brave: Leaving all they had known to go to college far from home. Frankly, their stories put to shame the conventional wisdom that young people today – the millennial generation – are spoiled, lazy and disaffected. Candles and flowers are seen at a make-shift memorial, Friday, April 11, 2014, for the victims of a multi-vehicle accident that included a tour bus and a
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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Hector Sanchez had his wife and young daughter waiting in the parking lot. He had to do something to end the game.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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A 16-year-old boy will be tried as an adult for the shooting deaths of a man and woman in an Arden Arcade apartment complex parking lot. Gina Denise Elarms, 27, was one of two people fatally shot in the parking lot of an Arden Arcade apartment complex April 10.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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ELK GROVE (CBS13) – Police are looking for the suspects in a shooting that rattled an Elk Grove neighborhood early Wednesday morning. Police tell CBS13 that a woman was driving home when her ex-boyfriend pulled up and opened fired at her. The woman’s car was hit three times, but she and another occupant escaped unharmed. “Obviously, the boyfriend is looking at some serious charges at this point and time,” said Sgt. Michael Iannone with the Elk Grove
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson will be sworn in as president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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Police said two women sitting inside a car in an Elk Grove neighborhood were shot at early Wednesday morning.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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Shots were fired at two women sitting in a car near Elk Grove’s Lewis Park early Wednesday morning, according to police. Approximate location of where the shots were fired.
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Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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