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A person pans for gold. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sacramento Officials Cancel Annual ‘Gold Rush Days’ Event Due To Drought

Sacramento officials are canceling the city’s annual Gold Rush Days festivities in Old Sacramento because of the ongoing drought.

5 hours ago

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Feds Recommend California Test Prison Inmates For Valley Fever

Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly three dozen inmates, according to a report obtained Friday by The Associated Press.

16 hours ago

CHP Canine graduates ready for their new jobs with the Golden Gate Division. (CHP)

Meet The Class of 2014 CHP Police Dog Graduates

It was an afternoon of pomp and ceremony as three canines joined the ranks of the California Highway Patrol’s Golden Gate Division, Saturday.

07/26/2014

A home with a dead lawn stands in front of hills that are browned with dried grass on July 18, 2014 in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Residents Can’t Be Fined For Allowing Lawns To Turn Brown During Drought

The bill signed by Governor Jerry Brown this week prohibits homeowner associations from penalizing residents who fail to water their lawns during the drought.

07/23/2014

Freddie Alexander Smoke III. (Shasta County Sheriff's Office)

Man Named ‘Smoke’ Arrested For Causing 3,700-Acre Wildfire In Shasta County

A Sacramento man whose last name is Smoke is under arrest, accused of starting a 3,700 acre wildfire in Shasta County.

07/13/2014

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Mom’s Teen Boyfriend Arrested In Connection With Death Of Sacramento Toddler

Sacramento police have arrested 19-year-old Guyland Washington in the death of a baby girl who was taken to a fire station with a traumatic injury.

07/12/2014

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Crews Contain 3-Alarm Fire At Former Restaurant Near Isleton

Firefighters from multiple agencies are battled a 3-alarm blaze at a former restaurant “Happy Harbor Marina & Trailer” near Isleton.

07/11/2014

A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Support For Campaign Reform Legislation In Sacramento Ebbs After Scandals

Ethics reform legislation in Sacramento, that appeared to be a priority after the arrest of Democratic state Sen. Leland Yee from San Francisco and the additional scandals of two other senators last spring ago, has dissipated.

07/07/2014

16-year old Muhamed Abu Khdeir's family in the Bay Area mourned the teen's death. (CBS)

Bay Area Family Of Teen Kidnapped, Killed In Suspected Retaliation For Israeli Student Deaths Calls For Justice

A Bay Area family is in mourning after a teenage relative was killed near Jerusalem in what many believed was retaliation for the killing of three Israeli students.

07/06/2014

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Antioch Police Arrest 14-Year-Old Boy After 11-Year-Old Found Shot In Chest

The suspected shooter of an 11-year-old boy in Antioch Thursday was arrested that night and identified as a 14-year old boy.

07/04/2014

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