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Federal probe looks at volume of hydrocodone sold at Costco pharmacies

Mar 19, 2014

Federal narcotics agents discovered last year that a Costco pharmacy in West Sacramento was consistently purchasing more of the painkiller hydrocodone than any other pharmacy in California.

Appeal court throws out Woodland’s approval of shopping center

Feb 28, 2014

A state appellate court ruled Friday that the city of Woodland’s plans to alleviate urban decay caused by a proposed regional shopping mall are woefully inadequate under California’s Environmental Quality Act and the city has to start over if it wants to make the project fly.

5 crimes that put Sacramento on the map

Feb 20, 2014
5 crimes that put Sacramento on the map

There are those who may view Sacramento as a sleepy river town, distinguished only by its role as the seat of government for the nation’s most populous state.



Mark C. Anderson was convicted of a wine warehouse arson.

Frederick Scott...

Tale of ‘Squeaky’ Fromme assissination try recalled by trial participants

Sep 24, 2013
Tale of ‘Squeaky’ Fromme assissination try recalled by trial participants

After the lights in Sacramento’s federal courthouse went dim Tuesday evening, some old friends got together in the 16th-floor ceremonial courtroom to kick around a favorite subject: the saga of Lynette Alice “Squeaky” Fromme. Sacra...

Tale of ‘Squeaky’ Fromme assassination try recalled by trial participants

Sep 24, 2013
Tale of ‘Squeaky’ Fromme assassination try recalled by trial participants

After the lights in Sacramento’s federal courthouse went dim Tuesday evening, some old friends got together in the 16th-floor ceremonial courtroom to kick around a favorite subject: the saga of Lynette Alice “Squeaky” Fromme. ...

Willows publisher wins appeal in school district public records case

Jul 17, 2013
Willows publisher wins appeal in school district public records case

Tim Crews, 69, editor of The Sacramento Valley Observer, sits at his desk at his newspaper office in downtown Willows in May.Tim Crews, a grizzled, hell-raising country publisher, is off the hook for $56,595 he was ordered by a Glenn County judge...