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A car arrives at the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Say NorCal DMV Employees Traded Cash For Truck Driving Licenses

Federal authorities say as many as 100 commercial truck drivers paid up to $5,000 each to bribe state Department of Motor Vehicles employees for illegal California licenses.

08/11/2015

Wragg fire (CBS SF)

National Guard Sending Helicopter Fleet To Aid Firefighters Battling 14 Northern California Wildfires

The California National Guard is sending in a fleet of helicopters to back up firefighters battling flames raging across the northern half of the state.

07/30/2015

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Suspect In Fatal Burlingame Office Stabbing Arrested In Sacramento

A suspect who allegedly stabbed a man to death outside a Burlingame office building earlier this month was arrested last week in Sacramento, police said Tuesday.

07/28/2015

(CBS)

Man Arrested, Suspected Of Starting Grass Fire Near Sacramento That Forced Evacuations

Authorities say they suspect a man of starting a grassland fire near Sacramento that forced people from their homes and destroyed power lines.

07/27/2015

A Sacramento Regional Transit Light Rail train arriving at one of its stations and in an early morning fog. (Getty Images)

Decapitated Goat Found In Latest Sacramento Animal Mutilation Case

The remains of a decapitated goat have been found in Sacramento, bringing the total number of mutilated animals discovered in the area to more than a dozen since December.

07/27/2015

Bully Fire

Hi-Tech Camera Network Could Help Detect Forest Fires, Aid Firefighters

For decades, forest rangers in wooden towers across the West scanned the horizon with binoculars for smoke that could signal the start of a wildfire.

07/26/2015

Map of wildfire shutting down Highway 50 near Kyburz on July 23, 2015. (CBS)

Wildfire Forces Closure Of Highway Linking Sacramento To Lake Tahoe; Evacuations Underway

A wildfire has led to the closure of a major highway between Sacramento and Reno, Nevada, and brought a handful of mandatory evacuations.

07/23/2015

Mail from the EDD with a claimant's social security number on it. (CBS)

California Lawmakers Demand Change To EDD Practice Of Putting Social Security Numbers On Documents

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are coming together following a report that revealed the state is putting millions at risk for identity theft by printing full social security numbers on documents being mailed.

07/20/2015

A small drone is seen flying during a demonstration at the International Drone Expo 2015 at Makuhari Messe on May 21, 2015 in Chiba, Japan.  (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

1st-Ever U.S. Drone Racing Championships Featured At California State Fair

California’s State Fair is hosting the first-ever U.S. National Drone Racing Championships, featuring 120 pilots from all over the world operating packs of drones zipping around an 11,000-seat stadium at speeds of up to 80 mph.

07/16/2015

(CBS)

Millions Of California Workers Could Benefit From New Sick Pay Law

More than 6 million workers are expected to benefit from a new law taking effect Wednesday that requires California employers to provide them at least three paid sick days a year.

06/30/2015

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