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Stockton Fireworks For First Time Since 2008

Jul 3, 2015
Stockton Fireworks For First Time Since 2008

STOCKTON — Thanks to some private fundraising by Mayor Anthony Silva, Stockton will once again have a public fireworks show on the 4th of July. The city has struggled financially over the years culminating in a two and half year bankruptcy battle in court. But now the city has much to celebrate. “Everyione is...

Meadow Vista Man Punches 300 Pound Bear to Protect Dog

Apr 29, 2015
Meadow Vista Man Punches 300 Pound Bear to Protect Dog

MEADOW VISTA- A Placer County man says he would confront a bear again after he fought one off with his fists that he says was trying to eat his Chihuahua. The bear was trying to get past a low gate on the deck to Carl Moore’s house when he heard his dog screaming in fear....

Bill to Fast Track Reservoirs Killed by State Assembly Committee

Apr 27, 2015
Bill to Fast Track Reservoirs Killed by State Assembly Committee

SACRAMENTO- A bill that would streamline environmental reviews of two Valley reservoirs was killed by the Assembly Natural Resources Committee for a second time. Despite a rally held by growers, business groups and residents prior to the vote, the committee voted against AB311 by Assemblyman James Gallagher. Gallagher and his supporters said it was similar...

Vaccination Bill Passed By State Senate Committee

Apr 22, 2015
Vaccination Bill Passed By State Senate Committee

SACRAMENTO- The same committee that held up a vote on a bill that tightened up vaccination requirements for school kids passed the measure on a 7 to 2 vote. Members of the Senate Education Committee held up a vote after hundreds of parents, educations and medical professionals testified that doing away with the personal...

Tiered Water Rate Ruling Could Hurt Drought Fight

Apr 21, 2015
Tiered Water Rate Ruling Could Hurt Drought Fight

A court ruling that struck down tiered water rates to save water in San Juan Capistrano will hurt drought fighting efforts according to Association of California Water Agencies.

Sacramento Area Water Agencies Prepare For More Cutbacks

Apr 20, 2015
Sacramento Area Water Agencies Prepare For More Cutbacks

SACRAMENTO- Local water agencies were hit hard by State Water Board regulations that call for cutbacks of between 24 percent and 36 percent, much higher than in other parts of the state. Agencies say they will comply even though they don’t agree with the severity of the cutbacks. Many feel that they didn’t receive...

Sacramento Couple Helps Halt Japanese American Artifacts Auction

Apr 16, 2015
Sacramento Couple Helps Halt Japanese American Artifacts Auction

SACRAMENTO- Toso Himel and his wife Barbara Takei are relieved after some tense and hectic moments this week. Their 11th hour efforts to derail an auction of hundreds of items connected to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II has paid off. “It’s such a great feeling to know that the community...

Delta Restoration Guarantees Dropped From Tunnel Project

Apr 13, 2015
Delta Restoration Guarantees Dropped From Tunnel Project

SACRAMENTO- A gamble by Gov. Jerry Brown to drop delta restoration guarantees from the controversial Twin Delta Tunnels project may put the proposal in jeopardy, at least according to tunnel opponents. “It’s been billed for years as an environmental project,” said Ron Stark, senior policy director for Friends of the River. The group is...

Long VA Patient Waits Persist in Northern California

Apr 9, 2015
Long VA Patient Waits Persist in Northern California

SACRAMENTO — Hospital officials at the VA Hospital in Sacramento are not surprised by a just released Associated Press survey showing that long waits for medical appointments continue to be problem. 6.8% percent of appointments took longer than 30 days, a goal set by the VA after a series of scandals rocked the agency...

Local Church Part Of Indiana Boycott

Apr 3, 2015
Local Church Part Of Indiana Boycott

SACRAMENTO — The Arden Christian Church in Sacramento has found itself part of a protest of a new Indiana law designed to protect religious freedoms. Critics claim the measure signed into law earlier this week is a vehicle for government sanctioned discrimination. It takes a hands-off approach to forcing people to do anything against...

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