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OAKDALE (CBS13) — A high-school student says been told if she shows up to school with turquoise locks, school administrators will keep her out of class. Cayley Elswick takes geometry and history, but now she's getting a crash course in the Oakdale School District code of conduct on hair color. “I do my work, I'm respectful to teachers, I think in a good student and not a problem student,” she said. “The only problem being my hair
Thu, Oct 01, 2015
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Thu, Oct 01, 2015
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By Kelly Ryan AUBURN (CBS13) — In Auburn, the owners of a restaurant are hoping to create a fine-dining experience in a local park, but critics say a public park is no place for a private business. Patty Dooley has an idea for Herschel Young Park which is directly next to her new restaurant. She says the public park attracts the homeless and needs to be improved. “I want the best for old town Auburn and there's other
Thu, Oct 01, 2015
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AUBURN (CBS13) — A dozen community bands that have entertained people for decades may be silenced by a thief. Someone embezzled tens of thousands of dollars from a group that oversees bands from Auburn to Antioch. The nonprofit Sacramento Valley Symphonic Band Association is the largest group of its kind in the country with more than 600 local band members, who are now left scrambling to find funds to cover the missing money. Musicians practiced on Wednesday for
Wed, Sep 30, 2015
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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – A state water official said Californians have met a mandate to save water for a third consecutive month during the grinding drought. The State Water Resources Control Board on Thursday will release statewide conservation figures for August. Max Gomberg, a senior climate scientist for the board, declined to provide specific figures ahead of the announcement but said he expects the results to meet the 25 percent savings goal set by Gov. Jerry Brown. However,
Wed, Sep 30, 2015
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Sacramento police are investigating a shooting that injured one person Wednesday night.
Wed, Sep 30, 2015
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It's a project in Midtown that's sure to get tails wagging. Sacramento City Council members unanimously approved a new dog park at 19th and Q streets.
Wed, Sep 30, 2015
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Hundreds of musicians, spanning from Auburn to Elk Grove, feel frustrated and betrayed, after they say one of their own stole money from them.
Wed, Sep 30, 2015
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TURLOCK (CBS13) — A veteran proudly displaying his American flag in front of his Turlock home found someone set the flag ablaze and left the burned pieces on the ground for him to find. For 15 years, the flagpole on Loren Vincent's front yard always had an American flag on it. But on Monday morning, he says it was gone. “I looked out Monday morning, got my newspaper and saw the flag wasn't here. I thought maybe
Wed, Sep 30, 2015
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A report released Wednesday by the University of California, Davis, shows the university is now one step closer to creating a community that produces as much energy as it uses.
Wed, Sep 30, 2015
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State officials preparing to close the books on California's water year Wednesday said precipitation totals were likely to be near record lows.
Wed, Sep 30, 2015
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Police are looking for armed robbers that broke into an Elk Grove home Wednesday morning.
Wed, Sep 30, 2015
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The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office is going pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Wed, Sep 30, 2015
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Wednesday's rain was good news for those responsible for moving and treating the area's raw sewage. It seems an unintended consequence of conserving water during the drought has created stronger odors and more maintenance for the area's sewer lines. Californians have been told to use less, and we've listened. But with less water going down the drain, it seems to be wreaking havoc on the sewer lines. “Basically the sewage is moving slower so material
Wed, Sep 30, 2015
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — California's LGBT military veterans are voicing their concerns at the state Capitol, with many vets saying they aren't receiving the military benefits they were promised. Gene Silvestri is one of many LGBT veterans either offering or looking for support from the California Department of Veterans Affairs. “Although there's progress, there's still more progress that needs to be made,” he said. Silvestri, discharged from the U.S. Army more than a decade ago as Pvt. Gloria Silvestri
Wed, Sep 30, 2015
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SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — Two cousins recovered a stolen car less than 24 hours after the alleged crime when the suspect may have made a bad decision. “I get there, I see the guy, and he's like ‘This is it,' and I'm like, ‘Ya this is it, no kidding,' said Miguel Arteaga. That's the reaction you have when the guy who stole your cousin's car tries to sell it back to you. Arteaga and his cousin work
Wed, Sep 30, 2015
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ROCKLIN (CBS13) – Authorities have identified the man found dead in a pond near the Rocklin library. According to the Placer County Sheriff's Office, the coroner has identified the man as 26-year-old Rocklin resident Nicholas Ceane. Someone walking to the Rocklin library made the grisly discovery Tuesday morning, Rocklin Police said. The pond is an old quarry sitting next to the library on a busy Rocklin road and is surrounded by a tall black fence. The coroner's office
Wed, Sep 30, 2015
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Theresa Coleman already bought travel books, excited to take a Spain trip she booked through SacTrips.com for $2,600. “This would've been the biggest trip I've ever taken,” she said. A travel video on the website says travelers would be led by “executive tourologist Grady O'Bryant”. When her doctor told her she couldn't go for medical reasons, she says organizer Grady left a voicemail promising her money back saying, “I have scheduled you for a refund
Wed, Sep 30, 2015
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Police have identified a person of interest in the fatal shooting of a Sutter County man in a Natomas Home Depot parking lot earlier this week. The shooting happened just after 8:30 p.m. Monday in the 3600 block of Truxel Road. Police say when they arrived at the store, they found 53-year-old Walter Michael Gibson of Rio Oso lying in the parking lot with a gunshot wound to the upper body. He later
Wed, Sep 30, 2015
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California is instituting an amnesty program for residents who can't afford to pay off spiraling traffic fines and court fees that have led to millions of driver's licenses being suspended. The program pushed by Gov. Jerry Brown and adopted as part of his annual budget goes into effect Thursday and runs through March 31, 2017. Under the plan, drivers with lesser infractions would pay either 50 or 80 percent of what they owe,
Wed, Sep 30, 2015
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