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Siskiyou County

Modoc and Siskiyou Counties in far Northern California are looking to secede and create their own state called Jefferson. (CBS)

2nd Northern California County Votes For Secession

A second far Northern California county has voted to secede from the state after Modoc County supervisors voted 4-0 in favor of secession.

09/24/2013

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Northern California County Board Votes For Secession From State

A far Northern California county where residents have complained they lack representation at the state capitol wants to separate from California.

09/04/2013

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2,000 California Birth Records Found In Unsecure Location

State health officials are investigating a possible security breach involving 2,000 California birth records.

05/07/2013

David Dean Johnson of El Cerrito and Scott Wayne Bailey of El Sobrante are suspected of stealing $1.25 million of gold artifacts from the Siskiyou County courthouse on January 31, 2012. (Siskiyou County Sheriff)

El Cerrito Man Turns Himself In For $1.25M Gold Heist In Siskiyou County

An El Cerrito man has turned himself in to Siskiyou County sheriff’s officials after being identified as a suspect in the theft of more than $1.25 million in gold from a Siskiyou County courthouse display case more than a year ago.

04/02/2013

gold nuggets

$3 Million In Gold Nuggets Stolen From NorCal Courthouse

Thieves have stolen $3 million worth of gold nuggets from a lobby display case inside a courthouse in California gold country.

02/02/2012