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Firefighters Disciplined Over Sexual Behavior Involving Escorts, Adult Websites

An assistant state fire chief was demoted for using a state cellphone and vehicle to arrange sex with escorts, and a firefighter was fired for sexually harassing a civilian at a graduation celebration near the state’s fire academy, according to documents made public Monday.

03/03/2015

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Sacramento Sixth Grader Traveling To Antarctica Becomes Youngest Ambassador

A sixth grader in Sacramento has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel to Antarctica.

03/02/2015

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Gov. Christie Tells GOP Convention Goers Republicans Shouldn’t Rush To Pick 2016 Presidential Candidate

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addressed about 500 lunch guests Saturday at the California Republican Party’s convention in Sacramento.

02/28/2015

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Police Arrest Mom Of Infant Found Dead In Swamp Near Sacramento River

Twenty-three-year-old Samantha Green was arrested in connection with her son Justice Reese. The coroner said the infant appears to have drowned, or died of hypothermia.

02/28/2015

His family says 6-year-old Rhett Krawitt's immune system can't handle a measles vaccine so he needs his schoolmates at Reed Elementary in Tiburon to be immunized. (CBS)

Marin Dad, 21,000 Petition Signatures Head To Sacramento To Demand Mandatory Measles Vaccines

A Marin is among parents due to deliver more than 21,000 signatures demanding the mandatory measles vaccines in California public schools.

02/25/2015

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Three-Week-Old Baby Found Dead In Slough Near Sacramento

Search and rescue teams have found the body of an infant in the area of Yolo County.

02/25/2015

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Field Poll Shows Condoleezza Rice Leading Potential 2016 U.S. Senate Field

Rice and Kamala Harris topped the list as the Field Poll looked at 18 people who may or may not run, and whether likely voters would support their candidacy.

02/18/2015

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Prosecutors Allege Organized Crime Running Chain Of Northern California Medical Marijuana Clinics

The alleged owner of a chain of medical marijuana clinics faces criminal charges in one of the first cases of its kind in the state. Prosecutors said it’s a criminal enterprise, a prescription mill generating millions of dollars, with most of the money laundered and sent overseas.

02/12/2015

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Jury Awards $15M To Workers At Sacto-Based Trucking Company Accused Of Racism, Segregating Employees

A federal jury on Wednesday awarded nearly $15 million to 11 Denver-area warehouse workers who accused a NorCal trucking company of segregating workers by race, calling people “stupid Africans” and punishing those who complained.

02/11/2015

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

Former State Employee Arraigned For Bringing Loaded Gun, Knives To State Capitol

A former state employee who is accused of bringing a loaded gun to work at the secretary of state’s office last month is facing a misdemeanor charge.

02/11/2015

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