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Vallejo Caregiver Who Sexually Assaulted Disabled Adult Among 104 Fugitives US Marshals Arrested In 2 Weeks

The U.S. Marshals in the Northern and Eastern District of California arrested a caregiver who assaulted a person in a wheelchair along with a hundred other violent fugitives from throughout the region during a two-week operation.

07/01/2014

A non-native southern water snake eats a sunfish. ( J.D. Willson/University of Arkansas)

Invasive Water Snakes Competing With Endangered California Garter Snakes For Food

Scientists are concerned about two species of non-native snakes settling in waters around the Sacramento who are competing for food with California’s own giant garter snake.

06/27/2014

Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

Feds Approve Work To Begin On 2nd Leg Of California High-Speed Rail Line

The U.S. Department of Transportation is giving its approval for work to begin on the second leg of California’s proposed high-speed rail line.

06/27/2014

Dried and cracked earth is visible on an unplanted field at a farm on April 29, 2014 near Mendota, California.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story Series: California’s Record Drought Taking Toll On Central Valley Farmers And Businesses

Cash registers in the Central Valley are seeing less activity these days because there’s less water. The state’s record drought is impacting farm towns in California’s Central Valley in a major way.

06/27/2014

Drive-In Theater (credit:  Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Drive-In Movie Theaters In The Bay Area & Sacramento

Drive–in movie theaters may no longer be dotting the American landscape, but the good times and cozy feelings we expect from seeing a movie from the comfort of our car is still around, and the remaining drive-ins are especially family-friendly these days.

06/27/2014

Two men fish from a pier along the Sacramento River in Rio Vista. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Trout From American River Hatcheries Evacuated Due To Drought

Rainbow trout and steelhead are being evacuated from two hatcheries on the American River amid concern the state’s drought will cause the water to become warm enough to kill the fish.

06/17/2014

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Despite Available Scratchers, Top Prizes Gone From Some California Games

Just because a scratcher is available doesn’t mean the top prize is still available.

06/12/2014

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Ride Sharing Companies Warned To Stay Out Of Airports

Ride sharing companies can be a convenient way to get to the airport, but California is saying that’s a no-go.

06/11/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Governor Rick Perry Visits California In Push For Tesla Battery Factory

Texas Gov. Rick Perry held up his own state as a model for responsible energy production and economic growth in California.

06/11/2014

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Power Struggle In State Senate Over ‘Opt-In’ Requirement For Alternative Power

A power struggle is underway in California’s State Assembly over two simple words that are complicating a bill about where residents get their electricity.

06/11/2014

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