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A small grass fire erupted Thursday morning near a light rail track in Sacramento County.
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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No records are expected to be set, but 101-degree readings are forecast for both Friday and Saturday in Sacramento.
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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At least two people inside a Lake Tahoe hotel jumped from a second-floor unit to avoid the flames of a two-alarm fire late Wednesday night.
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today: Vernon “Cody” Matthews was at a cabin near Pollock Pines, but can’t be located. A box with books donated by Frank Rose sits on a chair, part of his 13,000-book donation to the Friends of the Arden-Dimick Library. Volunteers will sort through the collection in search of hidden gems before putting most of the books up for sale. On Sunday, July 20, 2014, more than month after a train
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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A two-mile stretch of Meadowview Road has reopened following a fatal collision between two cars and a pedestrian.
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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The McClatchy Co. today reported a big jump in quarterly profits, thanks mainly to the sale of one of its Internet assets. But the owner of The Sacramento Bee and other newspapers said advertising revenue declined, continuing an eight-year slump.
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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An hour-long, high-speed police chase with hostages inside a car, moving targets and virtually no boundaries -- these were challenges Stockton officers had never encountered until one week ago.
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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The city of Elk Grove is approving a plan for a new subdivision with 651 homes.
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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286375166 80 80 EXCLUSIVE: Woman Shares Harrowing Experience During Stockton Bank Robbery
STOCKTON (CBS13) — A woman who was inside a Stockton bank during the July 16 robbery that led to the death of Misty Holt-Singh gave CBS13 an exclusive perspective on what happened inside Bank of the West. It’s the first time she or anyone else from inside that bank has spoken out. Janie Martinez was one of the last people to see Misty Holt-Singh alive before police say she was taken hostage and used as a human
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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Some health advocates want the California State Board of Pharmacy to require pharmacies to provide translated prescription labels for limted-English speakers. A pharmacist fills prescriptions inside the pharmacy at Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center.
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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noimg 69 80 80 Medical Marijuana Dispensary May Be Forced To Shut Down Despite Support From School Staff
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A medical-marijuana dispensary in an East Sacramento neighborhood may be forced to shut down, despite support from staff at a nearby school. Some say A Therapeutic Alternative doesn’t belong in the neighborhood right across from a daycare with a middle school around the corner and just steps away from McKinley Park. What some may call a pot dispensary, Kimberly Cargile calls a pharmacy. “All they’re doing is choosing a natural medicine,” she said. “They are
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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283834958 80 80 American River Parkway Fires Put Focus On Homeless Camps Amid Dry Brush
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — With two large fires near Cal Expo this early in the fire season, fears are growing of more fires that could claim homes along the American River. Coupled with the drought and dry brush are concerns homeless camps could be responsible for starting the fires. Zac Adams lives close to the American River Parkway, and he says seeing several fires close to home has him concerned. “I saw a big black cloud of smoke and
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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The agreement brings together UC Davis and China’s Northwest Agricultural and Forestry University. The schools will work together to propose solutions for current problems in food safety in China at every point along its food chain, and will seek to improve tracing of food products.
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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284612558 80 80 Woodland Groundwater Hits All Time Low Amid California Drought
WOODLAND (CBS13) — City leaders in Woodland have announced their water supply has dropped to an all-time low. Its groundwater supply is depleted like never before. Georgia Workman’s flowers are her pride and joy. But in the face of the historic drought in California, she’s cutting back and watering less, during off-peak hours. “We put bark out here to keep the moisture in,” she said. She and her neighbors are keeping Woodland’s water woes and historic lows from
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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A Sacramento man has donated 13,000 books to the Friends of the Arden-Dimick Library, the largest donation the organization has ever received and one that includes works spanning topics from the Civil War to women’s studies. Kenneth Anderson, of Sacramento, with All Pro Moving, stacks boxes filled with the more 13,000 books from a collection donated by Frank Rose to the Friends of the Arden-Dimick Library, the largest donation of its kind. The library will be
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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A 21-year-old man was arrested in Sacramento on Tuesday, accused of creating credit cards in his name with stolen account numbers -- and using that stolen data to spend thousands of dollars on electronics, clothes, shoes and jewelry, police said.
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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The missing-person fliers for Vernon “Cody” Matthews hang at trailheads, campgrounds and businesses from Placerville to Tahoe. Vernon “Cody” Matthews was at a cabin near Pollock Pines, but can’t be located.
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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Sacramento County officials say a paperwork oversight likely will delay sidewalk construction along Fair Oaks Boulevard, near Jesuit High School and the Five Points Shopping Center, until next spring.
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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An art project that beautifies street-side utility boxes downtown will be unveiled to the public early next month. Utility box after transformation Utility box after artistic touch
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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Sacramento Police said suspect Michael Lee Williams is believed to still be in the south Sacramento area Los Angeles Clippers small forward Matt Barnes talks with Chris Mullin, adviser to the Kings chairman, before a game at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento in November 2013. Barnes has posted a plea on social media for information about the July 8 stabbing of his aunt, Tanganyika Williams. Michael Williams
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Thu, Jul 24, 2014
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