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Auburn Fire Department Faces Layoffs

Apr 18, 2014

AUBURN-

Things were looking up for the Auburn City Fire Department a two years ago when it received a $690,000 SAFER  (Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response) grant from the state.  It funded five full-time firefighters that allowed the …


Sacramento Sheriff Wants Access To Home Security Videos

Apr 17, 2014

SACRAMENTO-

Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones has launched a program Thursday that uses home security cameras to help solve crimes in a hurry.

The Sheriff’s Electronic Eye program, or SEE, registers homeowners with cameras.

Home security cameras are used more …


Yolo County Bat Population May Be Affected By Drought

Apr 16, 2014

YOLO COUNTY-

Northern California Bats, an educational and rescue organization, says it’s received an unusually high number of reports of dead or dying bats this time of year.

The obvious culprit would be drought conditions in the county.

“Many of …


PG&E To Begin Natural Gas Line Update in Roseville

Apr 15, 2014

ROSEVILLE-

PG&E will begin construction next month to replace a 12-inch natural gas transmission line with a larger 16-inch pipe in part of Roseville.

The four mile project will stretch from Baseline Road to the south and Blue Oaks Boulevard …


UC Med Center Doctor Helps Swarm Passenger Endangering Plane

Apr 14, 2014

SACRAMENTO-

UC Davis Med Center orthopedic resident Dr. Scott Porter joined several other passengers in restraining a man after he pushed past flight attendants in an attempt to open the exit door of a Southwest airliner headed to Sacramento from …


Elderly Care Home Board Member Accused of Embezzling $1.3 Million

Apr 8, 2014

SACRAMENTO-

The Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office is looking at a civil complaint accusing the board member of an elderly care home of embezzling $1.3 million.  So far, it has not said if criminal charges are pending.

Kevin Manz, the …


Aging Boardwalk In Old Sacramento To Be Removed

Apr 7, 2014

SACRAMENTO-

Old Sacramento merchants hope to benefit from the construction of a downtown arena three blocks away, but they are also trying to enhance the walkability of the historic site, which is home to 120 businesses.

That’s a task made …


Ex-Cop Sentenced to 205 Years for Kidnaps and Rapes

Apr 4, 2014

WOODLAND –

Yolo Superior Court Judge Timothy Hall sentenced former West Sacramento Police officer Sergio Alvarez to 205 years to life in prison after he was convicted of numerous kidnap and rape charges while on duty.  Some of the women …


Delta Tunnel Plan Meeting Brings Out Skeptics

Apr 3, 2014

STOCKTON-

A symposium sponsored by stake holders of the massive Bay Delta Conservation Plan to explain the plan didn’t change the minds of critics of the proposal Thursday.

The two 35-mile-long tunnels that would divert water from the Sacramento around …


Auburn residents annoyed at PG&E tree trimming, allege it is creating fire hazard

Mar 31, 2014

AUBURN-

Some residents who get electric power from PG&E say the utility is actually causing a hazard by leaving pruned branches and cut trees on their property.

PG&E examines power lines on private property once a year to make sure …




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