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  • Bill Aims to Close Wage Gap Between Men and Women
    published on Wed, 02 Sep 2015 04:24:35 GMT
    A bill aimed at closing the wage gap between men and women passed the senate floor Monday with a 39-0 vote. For Sacramento residents like Tiffany Raner, it's been a long time coming....
  • California lawmakers advance right-to-die bill on second try
    published on Wed, 02 Sep 2015 02:25:14 GMT
    SACRAMENTO >> California lawmakers approved legislation Tuesday that would allow terminally ill patients to take life-ending medications, after an effort to pass a similar right-to-die bill stalled in the Legislature. The Assembly Public Health and Developmental Services Committee heard from some of the same advocates and opponents before approving the new bill, ABX2-15, on a 10-2 vote Tuesday, sending it to another committee....
  • Sacramento City Council Considers Revision to Mixed-Income Housing Ordinance
    published on Wed, 02 Sep 2015 01:23:51 GMT
    The Sacramento City Council will consider adopting a revision of the city's housing ordinance that requires builders to pay a fee into a multi-income housing fund. The current ordinance requires developers to build low income units as a part of their projects in certain neighborhoods....
  • Digital Love Letters: With Millennials, Email Is Better For Expressing Love Than Voicemails
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:52:01 GMT
    Here's a fun experiment for all the millennials reading this. Find someone that is at least 20 years older than you....
  • Ban on concealed weapons at statea s schools advances
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:19:54 GMT
    SACRAMENTO >> The California Assembly has approved a bill that would ban concealed weapons from schools and universities throughout the state. Lawmakers on Tuesday advanced SB707 by Democratic Sen. Lois Wolk of Davis on a partisan 42-23 vote....
  • To email or not to email? For those in love, it's better than leaving a voice message
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 21:10:25 GMT
    In her hit single, Carly Rae Jepsen may have sung, "Here's my number, so call me maybe." But according to a new research study from Indiana University, she might be more successful in finding love if she asked him to send her an email....
  • Garamendi To Speak Before World Affairs Council At Davis Sept. 2
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 21:04:25 GMT
    Congressman John Garamendi , a Member of the House Armed Services Committee and a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, will speak before the Sacramento Chapter of the World Affairs Council on the UC Davis campus for an extensive foreign policy conversation. This free event is presented in partnership with the UC Davis School of Law and the King Hall International Law Association....
  • Calif. Assembly Approves Bill Banning Concealed Weapons In Schools, Universities
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:11:53 GMT
    CBS13/CW31 Television NEWS TIPS: Call 916-374-1301; toll-free: 1-800-374-TV13 or email news@kovr.com. CBS13 is getting answers....
  • Waze app pushing Valley traffic onto narrow canyon roads, officials say
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:51:38 GMT
    A popular traffic and navigation app has contributed to the increase of San Fernando Valley motorists using roads through parks to get to the Westside, officials said this week. “Traffic apps such as WAZE advertise routes through parks like Franklin Canyon Park,” said Fernando Gomez, chief ranger for the Mountain Recreation Conservation Authority....
  • Let These Teens Explain The Real Meaning Of Feminism To You
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:24:24 GMT
    In a world where misogyny likes to stick its gross finger in the pie that represents everything we love , it's refreshing to see young people rallying together to combat it. That's why we're really loving these feminist alliances that are popping up in high schools across the Sacramento, CA area....
  • WJU Gala to Honor Four Esteemed Alumni
    published on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    William Jessup University will honor four esteemed alumni who are excelling in their respective fields of endeavor at its annual Jessup Gala, which takes place Sunday, October 4 at the Hyatt Regency in Sacramento. The event, which begins at 5:30 p.m., raises funds for student scholarships....
  • Play Structure At Park In Carmichael Set On Fire
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:11:11 GMT
    CBS13/CW31 Television NEWS TIPS: Call 916-374-1301; toll-free: 1-800-374-TV13 or email news@kovr.com. CBS13 is getting answers....
  • Clean Energy to build CNG stations for transit, trucks, school district
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:04:18 GMT
    "Despite lower oil prices, Clean Energy continues to add fueling partnerships across all our transportation markets," said Andrew J. Littlefair, president and CEO of Clean Energy. "No matter if they are with a school district, municipality or trucking company, managers of large fleets are looking for a cleaner fuel that reliably costs less and does not have volatile price swings....
  • Michael Jones
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:17:14 GMT
    Michael K. Jones, 51, of Defiance, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2015, in the emergency room of ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital, Defiance....
  • UVU basketball: women's basketball signs Preciado
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 02:31:00 GMT
    Head women's basketball coach Cathy Nixon announced her final signee for the 2015-16 class, a 5-foot-7 guard from Sacramento, California, Veronica Preciado. Preciado was prepped at Grant Union High School and is the oldest of eight children....
  • Washington keeps starting QB quiet until opener at Boise St
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 01:26:36 GMT
    Chris Petersen is adding secrecy to his anticipated return to Boise State. The Washington coach has no intention of making a public announcement of his starting quarterback before the Huskies take the field Friday night to face the 23rd-ranked Broncos....
  • Children's programs planned at library in September
    published on Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:53:55 GMT
    The following children's programs will be held during September at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis: * A stuffed-animal sleepover at 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19. Stuffed animals are invited to storytime and to spend the night at the library....
  • Prep Football Power Rankings: Week 1
    published on Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:41:00 GMT
    St. Mary's football players, from left, Brandon Sanders, Popo Aumavae, Dewey Cotton, Keaton Hampton and Ontario Johnson are ready to defend their Tri-City Athletic League title. CLIFFORD OTO/THE RECORD Conjuring up rankings for a high school football area is difficult enough late in the season....
  • Police: Report Of Knife-Wielding Man At Middle School In Vacaville Fabricated
    published on Mon, 31 Aug 2015 22:34:50 GMT
    CBS13/CW31 Television NEWS TIPS: Call 916-374-1301; toll-free: 1-800-374-TV13 or email news@kovr.com. CBS13 is getting answers....
  • 'Erin Brockovich Pollutant' Chromium-6 Returns To California
    published on Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:29:05 GMT
    New data shows that the pollutant made famous by environmentalist Erin Brockovich appears to be tainting water in a California district and posing a potential threat to customer safety. A recent study indicates water in the Rio Linda Elverta Community Water District is contaminated by the carcinogen chromium-6....