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Fuentes Defeats Two-term Incumbent For Third Open Seat on Cosumnes Community Services District

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Nov 21, 2016
Fuentes Defeats Two-term Incumbent For Third Open Seat on Cosumnes Community Services District



November 21, 2016 |

Based on results posted on the afternoon of Friday, November 18, Orlando Fuentes won the third open seat on the Cosumnes Community Services District Board of Directors.

The results from the Sacramento County Board of Elections show Fuentes defeated two-term incumbent Michelle Orrock by 19,007 to 17,864 votes. Based...

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Identified Suspect Rams Stockton Police Car, Eludes Arrest

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Nov 20, 2016
Identified Suspect Rams Stockton Police Car, Eludes Arrest



November 20, 2016 |  

Stockton, Calif. - A Stockton Police officer was the victim of an attempted assault with a vehicle on Saturday, November 19. 

At approximately 10:49 a.m. a patrol officer was flagged down regarding a disturbance near F and Oak streets regarding a disturbance.  Upon contacting a group...

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Elk Grove City Councilman Voices Third Robo Call; Region Business Sending Mailer

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Nov 20, 2016
Elk Grove City Councilman Voices Third Robo Call; Region Business Sending Mailer



November 20, 2016 |

The petition drive that started about 11-days ago in Elk Grove seeking to reverse an October vote by the Elk Grove Council is taking on new dimensions with each passing day.

That petition drive, which is funded by an identified entity, is seeking to reverse an October...

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Elk Grove Signature Gatherer Claims Anti-Casino, Mall Petition Drive Has Met Goal

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Nov 19, 2016
Elk Grove Signature Gatherer Claims Anti-Casino, Mall Petition Drive Has Met Goal



November 19, 2016 |  

A signature gatherer working the Winco store on Sheldon Road in Elk Grove this morning claims a controversial petition drive is close to wrapping up as they have exceeded their required goal.

The gatherer, who asked not to be identified, claimed they have gathered over 14,000...

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A Mother’s Tough Love and a Bar of Soap

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Nov 19, 2016
A Mother’s Tough Love and a Bar of Soap



By Dan Schmitt | November 19, 2016 |  

I’m pretty new at the Facebook thing, but I like it. It’s been especially useful during this election season. Talking to people I don’t know about all sorts of political issues sure has shown me that I don’t have a monopoly on ideas. That...

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AP Declares Bera Winner in California’s 7th District Race

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Nov 18, 2016
AP Declares Bera Winner in California’s 7th District Race

Dr. Ami Bera (left) with fellow Democratic Congressman
Jared Huffman at a recent campaign rally in Elk Grove, Calif. |    

November, 18, 2016 |

It took about 10 day, but Dr. Ami Bera (D - Elk Grove) was declared the winner of the closely contested race for...

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Sacramento Transportation Authority’s Measure B Sales Tax Hike Still Falling Short of Passing

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Nov 18, 2016
Sacramento Transportation Authority’s Measure B Sales Tax Hike Still Falling Short of Passing



November 18, 2016 |

A measure sponsored by the Sacramento Transportation Authority seeking to double the Sacramento countywide sales tax continues to lag in the votes needed for approval according to results released this afternoon. 

The tally shows the controversial 30-year measure that would have increased sales taxes by 1/2 cent...

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Over 500 People in Sacramento Stand in Solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux People

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Nov 18, 2016
Over 500 People in Sacramento Stand in Solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux People



By Dan Bacher | November 18, 2016 | 

Over 500 Sacramento area residents, including Native Americans, social justice advocates and environmentalists, joined tens of thousands of others throughout the world on November 15 to demand that the Obama administration and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers halt the controversial Dakota Access...

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San Diego Superior Court ‘Birther’ Judge To Face Commission on Judicial Performance

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Nov 18, 2016
San Diego Superior Court ‘Birther’ Judge To Face Commission on Judicial Performance



November 18, 2016 |

The Commission on Judicial Performance announced it had instituted formal proceedings to inquire into matters concerning Judge Gary G. Kreep, a judge of the San Diego County Superior Court of California. 

Kreep, an advocate of the discredited "birther" movement, was elected to his position on the San...

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Sacramento DA Will Not File Kidnapping Charges Against Elk Grove Man

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Nov 18, 2016
Sacramento DA Will Not File Kidnapping Charges Against Elk Grove Man



November 18, 2016 |

The Sacramento District Attorney's office has determined it will not  file charges against an Elk Grove man accused of kidnapping pending further investigation. 

On the late afternoon of Monday, November 14, at the request of Solano County Child Protective Services Elk Grove Police officers conducted a...

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