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  • Dog tossed over fence found, reunited with owner
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:52:04 GMT
    Dog tossed over fence found, reunited with owner A young black labrador retriever abandoned over a fence in Sacramento has a joyous reunion with her owner. Check out this story on news10.net: http://on.news10.net/1ANxxhw SACRAMENTO - When Josh Xiong reluctantly decided to give up his young Labrador Retriever Pumba because he was overwhelmed by school and work, he put an ad on Craigslist and hoped for the best....
  • Mourners Gather At UOP To Remember Students Killed At Pakistani School
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:10:40 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 [...] STOCKTON - Dozens of people gathered in Stockto...
  • California lawmaker enters plea after DUI arrest
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:36:02 GMT
    In this photo taken Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, is state Sen. Ben Hueso, D-San Diego, who pleaded no contest to the lessor charge of alcholol-related reckless driving, in Sacramento County Superior Court, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Hueso, seen speaking before lawmakers at the Capitol, was arrested in Sacramento, on suspicion of drunken driving and driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or more last August....
  • First Northern appoints new vice president to agribusiness lending team
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 02:16:54 GMT
    First Northern provides loans to agribusinesses located in the counties of Solano, Sacramento, Yolo, Placer and El Dorado. Peyret will serve customers throughout First Northern's service area and his office is located in Woodland....
  • Sen. Hueso gets probation in DUI case
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:56:02 GMT
    Megan Virga, Hueso's attorney, accepted a plea deal on the senator's behalf during a brief hearing in Sacramento Superior Court. In September, the senator was charged with two counts of DUI , which carry a maximum of six months jail time and a $1,000 fine....
  • CU football: Buffs look to junior colleges to bolster defense
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:42:20 GMT
    Colorado football coaches signed three junior college transfers this week, including one who earned All-America status this fall as a defensive tackle....
  • State Sen. Ben Hueso avoids jail time in plea bargain
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:21:00 GMT
    State Sen. Ben Hueso on Thursday entered a plea bargain in which prosecutors lowered charges of drunk driving to a lesser misdemeanor, allowing him to avoid any possibility of jail time. Hueso was sentenced to three years informal probation and must complete a six-week alcohol education class in addition to paying $1,100 in fines, according to his attorney, Megan Virga....
  • Police looking for runaway teenager
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:26:20 GMT
    Crystal Houle has red hair, blue eyes, stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 185 pounds. She attended school on Tuesday but failed to return home in the afternoon, Angels Camp police reported....
  • Sacramento County homeless deaths reach a 12-year high in 2014
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:18:52 GMT
    Alarming rate of Sacramento homeless deaths due to preventable - and often violent - causes Almost one homeless person dies each week, according to a new report. Technically speaking, Donna Rae Blacksmith wasn't homeless when she succumbed in January to the cancer that ravaged her body....
  • Angels Camp girl reported missing
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:08:58 GMT
    Crystal Houle is described as 5 feet 8 inches tall, 185 pounds with red hair, and blue eyes. Police believe she is driving a white 1998 Honda Accord 4 door, California license number 4UZS645, according to an Angels Camp Police report....
  • Santa Comes Early to Sacramento
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:05:31 GMT
    The surprise gifts were unveiled by Santa himself at a holiday party for foster and at-risk kids who thought they were at the California Automobile Museum for a Christmas party and community award presentation to supporters of EMQ FamiliesFirst, a nonprofit agency that helps children and their families. Partway through the show, Santa threw back the stage curtain to reveal 195 new bikes of all sizes and colors and announced that each child in the audience would be leaving with a new bicycle of t...
  • Dirty Dancing dazzles
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:30:42 GMT
    Samuel Pergande and Jillian Mueller star as Johnny Castle and Frances "Baby" Houseman in the North American tour of "Dirty Dancing," coming to Sacramento on Dec. 26. Photo by Matthew Murphy "Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage," an unprecedented live experience exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing, will play at Sacramento Community Center Theater, opening on Dec. 26. Based on the tremendously popular classic 1987 film starring Patrick Swayze and ...
  • North Korea-Linked Sony Hack May Be Costliest Ever
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:02:52 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 [] NEW YORK - The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures wh...
  • Improving forecasts for rain-on-snow flooding
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:32:38 GMT
    Researchers hope to better forecast the flood risk from a combination of heavy rains and melting snow, which are most of the worst West Coast floods. Many of the worst West Coast winter floods pack a double punch....
  • Bites
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:01:29 GMT
    Sacramento city school-board elections this fall were unusually competitive, basically a contest between a good-old-boy group of incumbents and a field of candidates pushing for more open, democratic governance of city schools. Mostly, the good old boys won....
  • Sac City Council funds Planned Parenthood programs
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:54:40 GMT
    City Council member Angelique Ashby is among the most fiscally conservative of her colleagues, when it comes to spending her discretionary funds. Compared to other City Council members, last year Ashby spent the least -- about $35,000 on community service programs and local events....
  • Belk v. Commissioner Internal Revenue
    published on Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    Before MOTZ, KING, and KEENAN, Circuit Judges. ARGUED:David Mace Wooldridge, Sirote & Permutt, P.C., Birmingham, Alabama, for Appellants....
  • Maureen DiMarco dies at 66; state Cabinet's first education secretary
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:05:00 GMT
    When asked about her lack of a college degree, Maureen DiMarco said: "I'll match my M-O-M to anyone's B.S. or B.A. anywhere in the state." When asked about her lack of a college degree, Maureen DiMarco said: "I'll match my M-O-M to anyone's B.S. or B.A. anywhere in the state."...
  • Vacaville High School boys basketball to play Monday at Sleep Train Arena
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:54:05 GMT
    Kamman will take his team to Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento on Monday to face Granite Bay in a nonleague game on the Kings' home court. The top 'Dog played at then Arco Arena just over 20 years ago, when he helped lead Vacaville to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III championship with a 61-60 victory over Foothill of Sacramento....
  • Placer Ranch plan fits into Sierra College's long-range plan
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:04:55 GMT
    Sierra College wants to build a satellite campus with Sacramento State as part of the Placer Ranch project even though it still has room on its nearby Rocklin campus. Why? Because growth is coming, its president says....