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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

Mom, missing infant, baby, mother

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

420 MD medical marijuana clinic. (CBS)

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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Lightning, Thunder Rolls Through Sacramento Area Leaving Thousands In The Dark

A thunderstorm rolled through the Sacramento area causing widespread power outages Friday morning.

02/06/2015

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Man Accused Of Killing 2 Deputies From Sacramento And Placer County: ‘I Did Kill Those Cops’

A man charged with killing two sheriff’s deputies stunned a courtroom on Wednesday by blurting out that he committed the crimes and is ready to be executed.

02/04/2015

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California Legislators Introduce Bill Abolishing Parents’ Immunization Exemptions

Two California lawmakers who want to make sure as many schoolkids as possible get immunized announced a new bill in Sacramento on Wednesday that would no longer allow parents to exempt their children from vaccines simply because it goes against their personal beliefs.

02/04/2015

Pulmonary Tuberculosis, X-Ray, Spreading Through The Two Lungs Of A Child, Thoracic X-Ray. (BSIP/UIG via Getty Images)

Sacramento High School Student Diagnosed With Tuberculosis; Parents Warned About Possible Exposure

Sacramento county’s division of public health says the student has been isolated at home and is under care.

02/02/2015

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