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Editorial picks featuring general news of interest to the broad community: state, politics, breaking news, crime, accidents, etc.

FOX40
Video: Funeral home leaves bodies in freezer

Oct 30, 2012
Video: Funeral home leaves bodies in freezer

SACRAMENTO-

Advanced Care Funeral and Cremation Services in Sacramento has been shut down.

The California Cemetery and Funeral bureau suspended their licence shutting them down for mishandling remains.

The state had received several complaints that their loved ones remains were …


FOX40
Video: Yuba County Senior Center tries to weather I.D. theft

Oct 30, 2012
Video: Yuba County Senior Center tries to weather I.D. theft

OLIVEHURST-

The Yuba County Senior Center is trying to recover from the theft of $1,600 from its bank account.

The money was apparently taken after the center’s secretary/treasurer Irene Broome used the center’s ATM card at a gas station where …


FOX40
Brother’s remains missing after Sacramento funeral home shut down by state

Oct 30, 2012
Brother’s remains missing after Sacramento funeral home shut down by state

SACRAMENTO-

Advanced Care funeral and cremation Services of Sacramento was shut down on a temporary suspension for mishandling remains.

Five families did not receive their loved ones after they were cremated, spurning the suspension by the State of California Cemetery …


FOX40
Police: Suspects Arrested in Traffic Stop were Looking to Retaliate for Murder

Oct 30, 2012
Police: Suspects Arrested in Traffic Stop were Looking to Retaliate for Murder

STOCKTON–

A traffic stop turned out to be a preemptive strike for police – with the suspects allegedly driving around, looking to retaliate for a murder.

Community Response Officers stopped a car near Main and D streets just before 6 …


FOX40
Man Electrocuted at Stockton Warehouse

Oct 30, 2012
Man Electrocuted at Stockton Warehouse

STOCKTON–

Police are looking into how a man was electrocuted at a warehouse along East Market Street Tuesday.

Officers were called to the place around 10 a.m. after the man’s body was found.

Investigators are now saying that he was …


FOX40
Home Invasion Robbery Targeted Couple’s Medical Marijuana

Oct 30, 2012
Home Invasion Robbery Targeted Couple’s Medical Marijuana

HILMAR–

A home invasion robbery in Hilmar targeted a couple’s supposed marijuana stash, according to the Merced County Sheriff’s Department.

Around 7 p.m. Monday, a 70-year-old man was outside of his home near Bloss and Columbus avenues when a white …


Bleed Black and Purple
Time for Mayor Johnson, Sacramento market to spring back into action

Time for Mayor Johnson, Sacramento market to spring back into action

When a franchise is contemplating relocation, the NBA will traditionally analyze the viability of the current market before allowing the team to move. After a marketing effort in the early ‘80s in Kansas City came up short, the NBA allowed Gr...

The California Aggie
California may lose up to 100 dairy farms in the next month

California may lose up to 100 dairy farms in the next month

Most people know the old slogan: “Happy cheese comes from happy cows, and happy cows come from California.” For the past few years, however, dairy farms have been struggling to keep afloat. The California dairy industry produced over 2 billion pounds of cheese in 2011. In fact, California ranked second in the nation for...

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Appeal Democrat
Yuba Senior Center’s bank account drained of rent money

The Yuba County Senior Center is feeling another setback, after a debit card reader at a Linda ATM led to the center's account being drained for $1,600 worth of theme park tickets. Center Secretary-Treasurer Irene Broome said she had the account...

Appeal Democrat
Yuba City’s animal shelter costs defended

Complaints about a new regional animal shelter's $5 million price tag were as inevitable as last week's autumn rain. But the building's designers and construction superintendent say the project's costs are in line with those of similar size in...

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