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Tuition Increases Spark Protest At UC Davis

Nov 14, 2014
Tuition Increases Spark Protest At UC Davis

A small group of activists led a march around campus to alert students to a UC tuition increase that is being proposed by the UC Board of Regents. Regents say a 5% annual increase in tuition over the next five years will allow them to cover pension costs and hire instructors and increase the...

Voter Group Concerned Over Bera/Ose Race Vote Count

Nov 7, 2014
Voter Group Concerned Over Bera/Ose Race Vote Count

SACRAMENTO- A couple of dozen observers from the campaigns of Congressman Ami Bera and Doug Ose as well as national political parties are challenging thousands of mail-in ballots. The Sacramento County voting offices routinely allows people to watch them count ballots. But the hotly contested race which broke campaign spending records has required voting...

Castrated Sex Offender Registers in Sacramento near School

Oct 31, 2014
Castrated Sex Offender Registers in Sacramento near School

Kevin Reilly, the sex offender who was released from a mental hospital after a jury ruled that he was no longer a danger, registered as a sex offender at a Sacramento area motel. The 53 year-old Reilly made headlines after he was voluntarily castrated in a decade ago as part of a treatment for his...

Clinton Stumps For Area Democrats

Oct 29, 2014
Clinton Stumps For Area Democrats

DAVIS- Former President Bill Clinton appeared at a get out the vote rally that drew over 4,000 democratic supporters at the UC Davis campus Wednesday. The appearance was welcomed by two Congressional Democrats who are in close races in the area. Rep. Ami Bera and Rep. John Garamendi are in marginal democratic districts who could...

City of Lincoln Bans Medical Marijuana Growing

Oct 28, 2014
City of Lincoln Bans Medical Marijuana Growing

LINCOLN- The Lincoln City Council finalized an earlier decision to ban the growing of medical marijuana in the city prompting a protest by medical pot users. R.J. Gaffury was one of several protestors holding signs in downtown Lincoln saying medical marijuana use is a right after Propositon 215 was passed. But city officials say...

Attack Ads Rile Sacramento State Senate Candidates

Oct 27, 2014
Attack Ads Rile Sacramento State Senate Candidates

SACRAMENTO- The race for Sacramento’s open State Senate seat between two assembly members is getting heated as the election nears. Assembly member Roger Dickinson held a news conference to refute a television ad and mailers by supporters of his opponent, Dr. Richard Pan, also an assembly member. “This for me goes over the line,”...

Manteca Considers More Anti-Homeless Ordinances

Oct 22, 2014
Manteca Considers More Anti-Homeless Ordinances

The Manteca City Council took further steps to approve ordinances designed to discourage homeless people from settling in their city. They include allowing police to remove homeless camps from private property without a complaint and a city ordinance that would make it easier to arrest people who urinate in public. Additional measures to...

Postal Service Battles Illegal Drug Shipments

Oct 16, 2014
Postal Service Battles Illegal Drug Shipments

Roseville Police arrested two suspsects in a drug ring that shipped illegal drugs through a a local Post Office facility. They say Tim Reimer and Brian Getz based their operation in the Nevada City/Grass Valley area where 141 pounds of processed and wrapped pot was found along with $225 thousand in cash.

Conservation Groups At Odds Over California Water Bond

Oct 15, 2014
Conservation Groups At Odds Over California Water Bond

SACRAMENTO- Some conservation groups are taking opposite positions on Proposition 1 on the November ballot. The 7 Billion dollar water bond was approved by legislature and is being pushed by Governor Jerry Brown. But groups like the California Sportsfishing Alliance, the Sacramento River Preservation Trust, and the American River Association urged voters today to reject...

‘Stockton is Magnificent’ Event Hit By City Red Tape

Oct 8, 2014
‘Stockton is Magnificent’ Event Hit By City Red Tape

STOCKTON- The community organizers of a festival that celebrates their city say permits and insurance requirements are jeopardizing the event. Organizer Denise Jefferson has a laundry list of obstacles placed in front of them. The event was moved from the Miracle Mile on Pacific Avenue to Victory Park because the city charged so much...

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