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Tow Truck Drivers Pay Tribute To Fellow Driver

Mar 5, 2015
Tow Truck Drivers Pay Tribute To Fellow Driver

DIXON- Dozens of tow trucks made a loop around Dixon today as part of the memorial services for Michael Bower. The 29-year-old tow truck driver was killed by a hit and run driver on Feb. 23 on the approach to the Pioneer Memorial Bridge which connects West Sacramento and Sacramento. Drivers of close to...

R Street Project Bringing Change to Neighborhood

Mar 2, 2015
R Street Project Bringing Change to Neighborhood

SACRAMENTO- Artists on R Street say the loss of the New Helvetia Theater Company is a shame, because it helped bolster a part of the corridor known for it’s art scene. The company’s Facebook page said it was suspending production of plays and musicals because it had been priced out by a new landlord....

Family Seeks $10 Million in Officer Involved Shooting Case

Feb 24, 2015
Family Seeks $10 Million in Officer Involved Shooting Case

STOCKTON- A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday afternoon against the City of Stockton, the Police Department, and two of its officers claim officers did not use proper training when dealing with a man armed with a hammer. It also stated that officers cared about the life of a dog more than that of Matautu Nuu,...

Vandals Slash Tires In Rosemont Neighborhood

Feb 20, 2015
Vandals Slash Tires In Rosemont Neighborhood

SACRAMENTO- Police say 16 vehicles had their tires slashed by a vandal on Occidental Drive in Sacramento’s Rosemont neighborhood. Jessica Killsinwater discovered her tire was flattened when she went to go to work about 7 p.m. Thursday evening. It wasn’t until the next morning that she discovered the extent of the vandalism. “I just...

Proposal To Restore Criminal DNA Testing

Feb 19, 2015
Proposal To Restore Criminal DNA Testing

SACRAMENTO- Assembly member Jim Cooper has introduced a bill that he says will fix an unintended consequence of Proposition 47, the measure passed by voters that reduces certain crimes from felonies to misdemeanors. The reason is that convicted felons are required to give DNA samples for the state database. Proposition 47 reduces many drug...

Central Valley Residents Make A Case For More Water

Feb 18, 2015
Central Valley Residents Make A Case For More Water

SACRAMENTO- Four busloads of residents from the central valley hit hard by the drought made their case for more water during a meeting of the State Water Board today. They want a temporary exception to water policy that provides water to the Delta to help fish populations. They say farm workers, growers and businesses...

Recycle Business Hit Hard By Port Dispute

Feb 13, 2015
Recycle Business Hit Hard By Port Dispute

SACRAMENTO- Recyclers who ship cardboard and paper throw-a-ways overseas say they are already suffering from the dispute between longshoremen and warehouse workers and shippers at 29 ports on the west coast. “By business profits have been completely eliminated this whole year because of the problems at the port,” David Kuhnen, general manager of Recycling...

Lawmakers Seek To Reduce Use Of Deadly Force

Feb 10, 2015
Lawmakers Seek To Reduce Use Of Deadly Force

A joint Senate-Assembly committee held a day long hearing to try and reduce the number of deaths at the hands of law enforcement officers, whether justified or not.

California Gets $50m in Drought Funds

Feb 6, 2015
California Gets $50m in Drought Funds

SACRAMENTO- Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that California will get $50 million in drought relief funds, primarily for research, helping endangered fish and money to help the Central Valley Project operate more efficiently in moving water around the state. “California is ground zero for drought. There isn’t a state that is worse off than...

Mandatory Vaccinations For Students Proposed

Feb 4, 2015
Mandatory Vaccinations For Students Proposed

Legislation to do away with the "personal belief' exemption to required vaccinations for school children has been introduced by a pair of State Senators in the wake of the measles outbreak.

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