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The Sacramento region is waking up to sunshine Saturday morning after a good soaking rain fell overnight.
Sat, Apr 25, 2015
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The Sacramento region is waking up to sunshine Saturday morning after a good soaking rain fell overnight.
Sat, Apr 25, 2015
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http://media.sacramento.cbslocal.com/CBSSAC_2404201522494800000AA.mp4 SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Runners of all kinds know how it goes—painful nagging injuries that just won't go away sometimes taking them out of commission completely. But one local company says its new technology can stop running injuries before they even start. And it goes beyond runners—amateur athletes and even the elderly could benefit from the system. Pounding the pavement is a popular pastime for many in the Sacramento region like Heidi Wohle, but like with most
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
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http://media.sacramento.cbslocal.com/CBSSAC_2404201522443600000AA.mp4 STOCKTON (CBS13) — A Stockton woman locker her little girl in the closet before taking a baseball bat to the gunman ransacking her family's home, saving a family of seven. When the robbers had a gun in her face, Amanda Merlos thought she might as well go down fighting. The brave mom gave the suspects a baseball bat beating while her brother-in-law did some fighting back of his own. Fritz Hammer's nose is cut from being
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
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http://media.sacramento.cbslocal.com/CBSSAC_2404201523124600000AA.mp4 AUBURN (CBS13) — A new report shows the potential economic loss from wildfires in California is on the rise, but at the same time, the number of high risk homes is down. With yet another year of extreme dry conditions, Cal Fire is preparing for a busy fire season. But an annual study by Corelogic shows since 2013, the number of California homes considered at very high fire risk dropped by 28 percent. Cal Fire says part
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
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http://media.sacramento.cbslocal.com/CBSSAC_2404201522471700001AA.mp4 SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A new mobile threat could crash your iPhone as hackers have found a way to attack your device with an improper certificate and shut it down. Experts say the hackers are getting in through a malicious Wi-Fi connection by creating a fake network that Apple devices connect to by default. “If they're giving out free Wi-Fi, I'm going to use it,” said Gino Sorci. But with those care-free tech habits come a risk for
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
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http://media.sacramento.cbslocal.com/CBSSAC_2404201522481700000AA.mp4 GRASS VALLEY (CBS13) — A sign advertising liquor, beer and wine at a Grass Valley market is causing controversy as it partially covers a mural painted on the wall. It's hard to miss the vibrant blues, yellows and reds in a mural painted on the side of the Golden Empire Market in Grass Valley. But now, part of it is covered by a large white plastic sign. “This ig block over that major mural is ineffective
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
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http://media.sacramento.cbslocal.com/CBSSAC_2404201522471700000AA.mp4 DAVIS (CBS13) — The demand for drought-resistant plants has never been higher as California is in the fourth year of its drought. At the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery, CBS13's tour guide Ellen Zagory, the director of public horticulture, guides us through the world of drought-tolerant plants. Most drought-tolerant plants only need to be watered every two to three weeks, whether it's a decorative desert spoon or a Spanish lavender beauty. The colors pop in purple,
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
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http://media.sacramento.cbslocal.com/CBSSAC_2404201522453100000AA.mp4 SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A computer glitch allowed thousands of people to get their caffeine fix for free on Friday. Starbucks' point-of-sale system went down for five hours starting around 4 p.m on Friday, impacting stores across the United States and Canada. Word spread quickly through social media pretty fast with hashtags like #TheFrappening and #Starpocalypse. One customer we spoke to thought her complimentary coffee was for a much different reaston. “I thought it was
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
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http://media.sacramento.cbslocal.com/CBSSAC_2404201522505100000AA.mp4 RIVERBANK (CBS13) — Kelly Marlow has spent 14 years trying to return a class ring that belongs to someone else, but all her attempts have failed. Meanwhile, she has been keeping the stranger's ring safe inside a locked box, sitting next to her late father's watch and late brother's ring. “It's somebody's memory,” Kelly said. She was given the ring years ago. Kelly said a man handed her the 10k gold women's band when she worked as
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
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http://media.sacramento.cbslocal.com/CBSSAC_2404201518123500000AA.mp4 SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A proposed water merger between two Sacramento area water districts would give more options to both during a drought, a spokeswoman said on Friday. The merger between the Sacramento Suburban Water District and the San Juan Water District would create a district that serves more than 300,000 customers. The general managers of both water districts are pushing for the merger. “This is two willing agencies trying to do the best for their customers and
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A documentary about the rise and fall of Sacramento-based Tower Records is getting a lot of buzz at the 20th annual Sacramento Film Festival. CBS13's Ron Jones sat down with the director of “All Things Must Pass,” Colin Hanks. “That's as close to a light bulb moment as I've ever had,” Hanks said. “It's just something I felt needed to be done.” The main character is Tower Records founder Russ Solomon. Back in his heyday,
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
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PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — Transportation officials want to fix a problem spot along Interstate 80, where it meets with Highway 65. The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency wants to change some of the congestion issues in the area by widening the highway and adding carpool lanes in a three-phase plan. In Phase 1, crews would add a lane to each of the four ramps connecting Interstate 80 to Highway 65. The project would also add a carpool
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
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http://media.sacramento.cbslocal.com/CBSSAC_2404201517284700000AA.mp4 SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento wants to make improvements to a busy street, with city leaders announcing a preliminary plan to improving Broadway. City officials say they're just starting the process to figure out what the historic street needs to breathe life into it from Front Street to Highway 99. There is plenty of traffic, but nobody is stopping. “We get a lot of cars going by, but they're going by really fast and they are not stopping,”
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
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Four armed men broke into a Stockton home Friday morning, and a struggle ensued with the homeowners, officials said.
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
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San Francisco officials agreed Friday to pay $725,000 to settle a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by a former Police Department lawyer.
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
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San Francisco officials agreed Friday to pay $725,000 to settle a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by a former Police Department lawyer.
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
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Tens of thousands of people marched in Los Angeles on Friday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the killings of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians during the Ottoman Empire, and to press for recognition by Turkey and U.S. that it was genocide.
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
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http://media.sacramento.cbslocal.com/CBSSAC_2404201512062100000AA.mp4 SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The four people who died in a wrong way crash on Highway 50 Wednesday have been identified. California Highway Patrol says the driver who caused the fatal crash was 19-year-old Elizabet Torreszella. She was driving a Prius the wrong way along Highway 50 when she crashed into a truck near Stockton Boulevard. Three men were inside the truck; they, along with Torreszella, were killed in the crash. Friday, the Sacramento County Coroner's Office officially
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
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Looking for work? Walmart is hiring for up to 95 jobs in South Sacramento.
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
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