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The ranSACkedmedia Podcast – Episode #33

Dec 26, 2012

As Isaac remains true to his word and commits to his “internet hiatus”, Cindy puts on her engineering hat and nearly drives “The ranSACkedmedia Podcast” over the emotional cliff…but, y’know, in a fun way! Along with ...

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Appeal Democrat
Yuba City man pitches in for Little League

When the Sutter Buttes Little League lost baseball equipment to a burglary in early December, Yuba City resident Ray Janssen stepped up to the plate and offered to cover the cost of the players' equipment. Janssen, 83, said his own roots to the sport...

Appeal Democrat
46 witnesses in Yuba City teacher’s lawsuit

Forty-six people, many of them Yuba City Unified School District administrators or teachers, are listed as witnesses in the Feb. 11 trial of a lawsuit by a special education teacher who contends she faced retaliation for advocating for students. Lisa...

FOX40
I-80 Closed, Drivers Made to Turn Around

Dec 25, 2012
I-80 Closed, Drivers Made to Turn Around

ALTA-

Drivers trying to head over Donner Pass Tuesday afternoon were stopped, and are being turned around.

Eastbound traffic was stopped at Alta, and told they must return back down the mountain.

A visual glance at traffic cameras near the …


YubaNet.com
PG&E crews work to restore most outages on Christmas Day

Dec 25, 2012

December 25, 2012 - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) crews continue to make progress on restoring power from weekend storm damage in Shasta, Plumas and Lassen counties, and expect most of the 2,700 customers in the North Valley without power to ...

FOX40
Man Tries to Run Over Son on Christmas Eve, Say Police

Dec 25, 2012
Man Tries to Run Over Son on Christmas Eve, Say Police

AUBURN -

A man allegedly got into a physical fight with a woman at an Auburn home on Christmas Eve which escalated into him allegedly attempting to run over his son with a car, according to Auburn Police.

It’s currently …


FOX40
7th Grader Trades in HD Kindle to Feed the Hungry

Dec 25, 2012
7th Grader Trades in HD Kindle to Feed the Hungry

SACRAMENTO -

Twelve-year-old Gabriel Mariscal told his mom he’d rather feed the homeless in Sacramento this Christmas instead of have her buy the HD Kindle he had asked for.

So his mother Yolanda Araiza spent $100 making about 100 biscuits, …


FOX40
Family Fight Turns Bloody on Christmas Morning

Dec 25, 2012
Family Fight Turns Bloody on Christmas Morning

Police Tape, PerimeterSACRAMENTO -

A man allegedly cut one of his family members with a knife Tuesday morning in Sacramento, according to Sacramento Police.

The alleged attack came after family and friends got into a fight near Norwood and El Camino Avenues.…

FOX40
Freeway Shortcut Will Boost Economy Says Study

Dec 24, 2012
Freeway Shortcut Will Boost Economy Says Study

freewayshortcutSACRAMENTO COUNTY-

The agency charged with creating a freeway shortcut through Sacramento County says the project will pump $2.5 billion in economic activity into the region over the twenty year life of the project.

The Capital Southeast Connector Joint Powers …

FOX40
Long Christmas Eve Lines at Sacramento International Airport

Dec 24, 2012

SACRAMENTO–

As early as 4:30 Monday morning, people were lining up to get their boarding passes.

Many waiting, like Julie Panek of Davis, kept checking her phone to make sure bad weather didn’t change her flight plans.

“I keep looking …


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