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

Phil Matier: State’s Democrats Lose Supermajority But Keep Republicans On Sidelines

With two State Senators taking leaves of absence, California Democrats have had to bid farewell to their prized supermajority in Sacramento. But what does that mean? Probably just business as usual.

03/04/2014

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State Senator Pushing To End English-Only Instruction In California Schools

A state senator on Thursday proposed repealing Proposition 227, the 16-year-old law that banned most bilingual education in public schools.

02/24/2014

Samuel L. Jackson  (credit: John Phillips/Getty Images)

The Outbreak: Samuel L. Jackson, BART Stunner + More

Catch the latest “Outbreak” of trending viral videos infecting the net this week…

02/14/2014

Michael Kennedy was arrested after being spotted riding this bicycle. (CBS)

Caught On Camera: Sacramento Cop Tackles Suspect Fleeing On Bicycle

A Sacramento area man wanted on outstanding warrants was tackled by a police officer while attempting to escape on a bicycle.

02/11/2014

Authorities on the scene after a California Highway Patrol officer shot a suspect on Interstate 80 in Dixon on February 3, 2014. (CBS)

Assault Suspect Shot By CHP Officer In Dixon Recovering In Hospital

The Solano County Sheriff’s Office has identified the Sacramento man who was shot by a California Highway Patrol officer in Dixon Monday evening as 42-year-old Webster Lee.

02/04/2014

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Sacramento: Woman Shoots, Kills Man On Light-Rail Train

Sacramento authorities have arrested a 32-year-old woman on suspicion of fatally shooting an apparent stranger on a light-rail train.

01/25/2014

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

Brown Calls For New Education Funding, Rainy Day Fund In Budget Proposal

A robust economic recovery and surging revenue propelled by voter-approved tax increases has sent California’s general fund spending to a record high, but Gov. Jerry Brown is pledging a somber approach to the windfall.

01/09/2014

Loison Panettone Alle Amarene with Cherries (Corti Brothers)

Narsai David Food & Wine Report: Unusual Holiday Treats & Corti Brothers Store

The Corti Brothers store in Sacramento comes up with the most unusual combination of goodies from all over the world.

11/29/2013

California State Senator Ron Calderon, D-Los Angeles County. (California State Senate)

Phil Matier: Sen. Ron Calderon And ‘The Wire’ In Sacramento

State Sen. Ron Calderon is striking back at the FBI claiming, in a file to the federal government, that the bureau purposely leaked the affidavit that he took $88,000 in bribes because he refused to take part in a federal sting operation targeting President Pro Tem Derrell Steinberg and Sen. Kevin de León.

11/15/2013

Jarvell Smart falsely confessed to being an accomplice in a gang-related shooting when he was 15. Smart, now 24, remains in prison. (Sacramento County District Attorney / CBS)

NorCal Experts Say Juveniles More Likely To Falsely Confess To Crimes

A video obtained by KPIX 5 shows a Northern California teenager who was interrogated by authorities admitting to a crime he didn’t commit. Experts said teen suspects are more likely to give false confessions.

11/09/2013

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