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State Sen. Mark Leno is confident a new Kill-Switch bill will pass the Senate.

Kill Switch Legislation Passes Assembly, Now Heads Back To State Senate For Vote

The bill by state Senator Mark Leno of San Francisco is headed back to the Senate for a final vote on amendments.

08/07/2014

Shelly Gorman. (Facebook)

Sacramento-Area Mom Suspected Of Dealing Marijuana, Meth From Her Bra

A mother from Sacramento County has been arrested and her child has been taken into protective custody for allegedly selling drugs out of her bra.

08/07/2014

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California Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Neel Kashkari Spends A Week Homeless, Posing As Job Seeker

The GOP candidate said his week in Fresno shed light on California’s economic recovery and the need to create more jobs in the Central Valley and across the state.

07/31/2014

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CA - JULY 28: The El Portal Fire burns on the western edge on July 28, 2014 in Yosemite National Park, California. (Photo by Don Smith/Getty Images)

Crews Work To Keep Yosemite Fire From Giant Sequoia Trees

Fire crews strengthened old containment lines on Wednesday, as they tried to keep a blaze in Yosemite National Park away from a grove of treasured giant sequoia trees.

07/30/2014

A person pans for gold. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sacramento Officials Cancel Annual ‘Gold Rush Days’ Event Due To Drought

Sacramento officials are canceling the city’s annual Gold Rush Days festivities in Old Sacramento because of the ongoing drought.

07/29/2014

Valley Fever Research

Feds Recommend California Test Prison Inmates For Valley Fever

Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly three dozen inmates, according to a report obtained Friday by The Associated Press.

07/28/2014

CHP Canine graduates ready for their new jobs with the Golden Gate Division. (CHP)

Meet The Class of 2014 CHP Police Dog Graduates

It was an afternoon of pomp and ceremony as three canines joined the ranks of the California Highway Patrol’s Golden Gate Division, Saturday.

07/26/2014

A home with a dead lawn stands in front of hills that are browned with dried grass on July 18, 2014 in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Residents Can’t Be Fined For Allowing Lawns To Turn Brown During Drought

The bill signed by Governor Jerry Brown this week prohibits homeowner associations from penalizing residents who fail to water their lawns during the drought.

07/23/2014

Freddie Alexander Smoke III. (Shasta County Sheriff's Office)

Man Named ‘Smoke’ Arrested For Causing 3,700-Acre Wildfire In Shasta County

A Sacramento man whose last name is Smoke is under arrest, accused of starting a 3,700 acre wildfire in Shasta County.

07/13/2014

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Mom’s Teen Boyfriend Arrested In Connection With Death Of Sacramento Toddler

Sacramento police have arrested 19-year-old Guyland Washington in the death of a baby girl who was taken to a fire station with a traumatic injury.

07/12/2014

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