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Interstate 80 Project Impacting Eastbound Travelers

Jul 22, 2014
Interstate 80 Project Impacting Eastbound Travelers


Commuters along eastbound Interstate 80 in Sacramento are adjusting to the “Across the Top” project, which involves adding new carpool lanes between the Sacramento River and Watt Avenue.

Over the next two years, drivers will notice new lane …

Spraying to Combat West Nile Virus Underway in Sacramento

Jun 30, 2014


Aerial spraying of a pesticide began Monday night over a portion of South Sacramento, and will continue again on Tuesday between 8 p.m. and midnight, a time when mosquitoes are typically active.

According to the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and …

Simple Steps to Prevent Your Body and Air Conditioner from Overheating

Jun 9, 2014


With temperatures peaking above 100 degrees on Sunday and Monday in the Sacramento region, air conditioning repair technicians are already having a very busy week.

“Just since Friday, we’ve booked over six hundred diagnostic repair visits for our

16-Year-Old Earns Three College Degrees

May 22, 2014


A Sacramento area 16-year-old is now a college graduate with three associate’s degrees.

Maadhav Shah graduated from American River College (ARC) on Wednesday with degrees in math, physical science and social science.

Shah started taking classes at ARC …

California’s Fire Season Starts Early

May 13, 2014


Cal Fire is staffed for disaster ahead of schedule this year.

“In Southern California, we’re already at our peak staffing level,” said Cal Fire Spokesman, Daniel Berlant.  “Here in Northern California, over the next week to two weeks, …

Redwood Tree Crashes into Home, Narrowly Misses Couple

May 7, 2014


A family is picking up the pieces after an 80-foot redwood tree crashed into their Newcastle living room.

The tree came down in a gust of wind Monday night. Shortly before the impact, residents Anona and Dave Czarnek …

River Dangers Rise with Warm Weather

Apr 28, 2014


With Northern California temperatures expected to reach the 90s this week, emergency responders are urging people to be cautious when heading to rivers to cool off.

Water temperatures in the mid-50s could be a shock to the …

Downtown Gym Applies for Beer and Wine License

Apr 7, 2014


The newest California Family Fitness gym, under construction on K Street in downtown Sacramento, plans to offer alcohol in addition to workouts.

“Basic beer and wine service during selected hours,” explained company president, Randy Karr.  “So if you …

Big California Quake Likely Within 25 Years

Mar 17, 2014


Scientists say Monday’s magnitude 4.4 earthquake in Southern California, and last week’s quakes near the North Coast were simply business as usual in seismically-active California.

“The pattern that we’re seeing now is no different than what we had

Missing Malaysian Flight Baffles Pilots

Mar 10, 2014


Malaysia’s civil aviation chief has called the disappearance of a Malaysian Airlines jet an “unprecedented mystery.”  FOX40 sat down with a Sacramento-based pilot and flight instructor on Monday who agrees with that perspective.

“I had to do some pretty …

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