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  • CalPERS CEO Issues Statement on Stockton Bankruptcy
    published on Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:02:58 GMT
    Sacramento, California - Anne Stausboll, Chief Executive Officer of the California Public Employees' Retirement System issued this statement in response to a federal bankruptcy judge's ruling that confirms the City of Stockton's plan of adjustment to exit bankruptcy: "We are pleased that the City of Stockton will emerge from bankruptcy and can now chart a path forward under a plan of adjustment that protects the pension promises made to its public employees. The City of Stockton has always said ...
  • Families Claim Children Were Abused By Rocklin Special Education Teacher
    published on Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:17:30 GMT
    CBS13 Welcome to CBS13/CW31 on CBSSacramento.com! CBS13 has joined forces with KHTK Sports 1140 in Sacramento to give you the best Sacramento has to offer as CBS Local. CBS13 is part of CBS Television Stations, a [] KHTK Sports 1140 Contact KHTK Sports 1140: Studio Line: 339-1140 Toll Free: 920-1140 Text Line: 441140 Air Staff: Host: Keith Brooks Host: Carmichael Dave Host: Deuce Host: Jason Ross Host: Grant Napear Producer: Jodi Bacon For [] ROCKLIN - Two families have filed a lawsuit claiming ...
  • Bites calls out Sacramento teachers union's awful, sleazy attack on school board member Jay Hansen
    published on Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:10:52 GMT
    I've been pretty tough on Jay Hansen since he came onto the school board. He has a way of saying obnoxious things and supporting awful policies....
  • Buying home-cooked food online? Experts warn of risks
    published on Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:27:35 GMT
    The Internet has spawned a new way for aspiring chefs to sell their food straight from their homes, but environmental health officials say many of the vendors don't have proper permits. Community Facebook groups, including the 209 Food Spot and 916 Food Spot, have more than 10,000 members where users can order up lunch, dinner or dessert....
  • Prop. 187 lives on today in a surprising way
    published on Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:13:00 GMT
    There's a ghost haunting next week's elections in California. It's been there 20 years....
  • Whatever Happened To Kidnapping Victim Jaycee Lee Dugard?
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    CBS13 Welcome to CBS13/CW31 on CBSSacramento.com! CBS13 has joined forces with KHTK Sports 1140 in Sacramento to give you the best Sacramento has to offer as CBS Local. CBS13 is part of CBS Television Stations, a [...] KHTK Sports 1140 Contact KHTK Sports 1140: Studio Line: 339-1140 Toll Free: 920-1140 Text Line: 441140 Air Staff: Host: Keith Brooks Host: Carmichael Dave Host: Deuce Host: Jason Ross Host: Grant Napear Producer: Jodi Bacon For [...] Kidnapped at the age of 11 as she walked to sch...
  • Shirley Cummings, 1939 - " 2014
    published on Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:01:27 GMT
    Shirley Cummings 1939 - 2014 Family and friends are mourning the loss of popular resident and beloved elementary school teacher Shirley Cummings, 75, who passed away on Sunday, Oct. 26. Shirley had long battled lung problems, but she remained active despite her health issues. Shirley spent 40 years as a school teacher, most of them in the Tehachapi Unified School District at Tompkins Elementary....
  • R.I.P. boring Halloween decor
    published on Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:26:00 GMT
    I took Stewie out of storage on the first of October. The eight-foot-tall scarecrow with a massive, mutated pumpkin head is always the first prop I put up in my Hallowe'en yard display....
  • In Wash. School Tragedy, Shooter Defies 'Typical' Stereotype
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:29:36 GMT
    After freshman Jaylen Fryberg walked into the cafeteria at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington state late last week and shot five students before turning the gun on himself, people were quick to note that he defied popular stereotypes of school shooters. As part of a Native American family active in the tight-knit Tulalip Tribes community, and a football player who was recently selected for the homecoming court, Mr. Fryberg didn't fit the widely held belief that school shooters typical...
  • Poll: Democrats Leading In All Statewide Races
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:32:30 GMT
    CBS13 Welcome to CBS13/CW31 on CBSSacramento.com! CBS13 has joined forces with KHTK Sports 1140 in Sacramento to give you the best Sacramento has to offer as CBS Local. CBS13 is part of CBS Television Stations, a [...] KHTK Sports 1140 Contact KHTK Sports 1140: Studio Line: 339-1140 Toll Free: 920-1140 Text Line: 441140 Air Staff: Host: Keith Brooks Host: Carmichael Dave Host: Deuce Host: Jason Ross Host: Grant Napear Producer: Jodi Bacon For [...] SACRAMENTO, Calif....
  • Eczema sufferers benefit from telemedicine
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:32:22 GMT
    After a year of e-mailing photos of their skin and communicating with their dermatologists online, eczema patients showed just as much improvement as people who saw their own doctors in person, according to a new study. "Patients often report having to drive long distances and take time away from work and school to care for their skin," said Dr. April Armstrong, the study's lead author....
  • Survey Takes Pulse of Civitas Learning Partners Work in Analytics and Student Success
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:40:26 GMT
    Civitas Learning today announced the results of its first Pulse survey recently conducted at its Pioneer Summit. More than 70 individuals representing more than 40 higher education institutions and systems participated in the survey....
  • LeBron James' first Cleveland Cavaliers opener, a look back:...
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:05:48 GMT
    As LeBron James prepares for tonight's season opener in his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, it's hard to believe it's been 11 years since his first NBA opener his first time with the Cavs, Oct. 29, 2003, in Sacramento. Just a few months out of high school, James finished with 25 points, nine assists and four steals, but the Cavs lost to the Kings, 106-92, before a sellout crowd....
  • Telemedicine eczema care just as effective as office visits
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:44:04 GMT
    After a year of emailing photos of their skin and communicating with their dermatologists online, eczema patients showed just as much improvement as people who saw their own doctors in person, according to a new study. "Patients often report having to drive long distances and take time away from work and school to care for their skin," said Dr. April Armstrong, the study's lead author....
  • Survey Takes Pulse of Civitas Learning Partners' Work in Analytics and Student Success
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:39:23 GMT
    Civitas Learning today announced the results of its first "Pulse" survey recently conducted at its Pioneer Summit. More than 70 individuals representing more than 40 higher education institutions and systems participated in the survey....
  • Vote with us! SN&Ra s endorsements for Election Day
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:04:53 GMT
    Related stories this week: Dear participant in the electoral process: You're the underdog. Good luck....
  • Essay
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:58:25 GMT
    Kel Munger is an SN&R contributor and an adjunct professor of journalism at American River College. Follow her @KelMunger....
  • Race to vote: Sacramentoa s political establishment still leans heavy on white males
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:57:37 GMT
    Candidate Jonathan Tran chats with an unidentified resident about his run for the Sacramento City Unified School District Board of Education. Related stories: A look at the battle to be heard in south Sacramento's District 8 city council race Of the candidates looking to succeed Bonnie Pannell on city council, Larry Carr appears to be the frontrunner....
  • Youth Essay Contest Promotes Heritage and Hunting Ethics
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:35:35 GMT
    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife and California Wildlife Officer Foundation are again co-sponsoring the annual "Passing on the Tradition" essay contest for young hunters. "Passing on the tradition of sportsmanship and ethical behavior is a vital part of our hunter education program," said CDFW Hunter Education Program Administrator Capt....
  • LEtter: Not voting for measure
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:42:30 GMT
    I will not be voting for the new Vacaville Unified School Bond Measure A. Yes, I said it . Our family has lived in Vacaville since 1975, I am a mother of four grown children who have attended many schools here and have voted for all state and local school bonds and as a taxpayer and parent I believe I have a right to my opinion....