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FOX40
County Animal Shelter Issues Statement on Fatal Galt Shooting

Nov 29, 2012

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The Sacramento County Animal Shelter resumed normal hours Thursday.

The shelter was closed Wednesday after the shooting death of Animal Control Officer Roy Marcum. Marcum was shot and killed at a home in Galt while checking on dogs …


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Capitol Alert
California will offer Powerball lottery next year

Nov 29, 2012

A day after lottery officials announced that winners in Arizona and Missouri will share the $580 million Powerball jackpot, California lottery officials decided the state will join the game.

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TechWire
Too many online accounts, passwords? California may someday have a solution for state services

Nov 29, 2012
Too many online accounts, passwords?  California may someday have a solution for state services

If you are like most people who access the Internet to do banking, make doctors appointments or read your online newspaper without the pop up ads, you have more passwords... Read more »

FOX40
Galt Shooter’s Dogs Removed from Home

Nov 29, 2012
Galt Shooter’s Dogs Removed from Home

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The dogs and cats that an animal control officer was trying to remove when he was shot and killed outside a Galt home, are being removed Thursday morning.

Sacramento County animal control officer Roy Marcum and another man went …


California Stem Cell Report
Diane Winokur, Veteran ALS Patient Advocate, Named to California Stem Cell Agency Board

Diane Winokur, Veteran ALS Patient Advocate, Named to California Stem Cell Agency Board

Longtime ALS patient advocate Diane Winokur of San Francisco, who has lost two sons to the disease, has been appointed to the governing board of the $3 billion California stem cell agency. She fills the vacancy left by David Serrano Sewell, who re...

Cavegrrl
New Total Wine & More Opening Today in Folsom

Nov 29, 2012
New Total Wine & More Opening Today in Folsom

Well, Andy and I made it back home after spending Thanksgiving in Ixtapa Guerrero, Mexico. It was the most relaxing, fun, and romantic vacation I have ever experienced. I will post some pictures on here in the next week to let you in on some of the food we had and to show you...

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FOX40
Car Slams into AM/PM at corner of Howe and El Camino Avenues

Nov 29, 2012
Car Slams into AM/PM at corner of Howe and El Camino Avenues

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A car slammed into a convenience store Thursday, after pumping gas.

It happened at the corner of Howe and El Camino Avenues.

The driver had just filled their tank, when their accelerator stuck and they drove right into the …


YubaNet.com
Drakes Bay Oyster Company loses lease; company will have 90 days to remove property

Nov 29, 2012
Drakes Bay Oyster Company loses lease; company will have 90 days to remove property

WASHINGTON November 29, 2012 – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today issued a decision that will allow the Drakes Bay Oyster Company's operating permit to expire at Point Reyes National Seashore in California according to its terms, and will re...

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HealthyCal.org
Statewide outreach continues focus on SIDS prevention

Nov 28, 2012

By Melissa Flores Sudden Infant Death Syndrome hits some communities harder than others. Preventative programs offer all parents simple tips for safe sleep for their children, but recent efforts have stepped up outreach to high-risk groups and empha...

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FOX40
Animal Control Officer Killed in Galt Shooting

Nov 28, 2012

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Galt officials confirm the Sacramento County animal control officer who was shot Wednesday afternoon has died.

The animal control officer was with a bank officer serving an eviction notice.

Someone from inside the home fired a shotgun through the …


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