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Appeal Democrat
Police arrest fugitive hiding under couch cushion in Linda

A repeat fugitive from Olivehurst, who was arrested in October crying in a trash bin, was captured again on Friday, this time hiding under a couch cushion outside a Linda home, the Yuba County Sheriff's Department said. Daniel Aaron Rowden was...

Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Near record trout caught at Lake Tahoe

Near record trout caught at Lake Tahoe

Local anglers say the recent storms and run-off have produced great feeding for the big ones in Lake Tahoe. Gene Denis recently landed a brown trout that weighed 15 lbs. 9 ounces. The massive trout was 33 inches in length. Denis trolled the waters...

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FOX40
Video: Some shoppers standing with Hobby Lobby

Jan 5, 2013
Video: Some shoppers standing with Hobby Lobby

ROSEVILLE–

Much like with Chick-Fil-A, shoppers organized to support Hobby Lobby Saturday. The company is refusing to offer its employees health care coverage under Obamacare.

At issue is how the law requires employers to cover birth control, which stands against …


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FOX40
Video: Water main break floods street, soaks homes

Jan 5, 2013
Video: Water main break floods street, soaks homes

A water main broke Saturday morning, causing some homes to be flooded. Crews will be out until around 9 p.m. working on repairing the break. Chris Biele reports.



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FOX40
Video: Bake sale for New Year’s Eve shooting victim

Jan 5, 2013
Video: Bake sale for New Year’s Eve shooting victim

A local cheer team organized a bake sale to raise money for Gabriel Cordova, who was shot and killed in Old Sacramento on New Year’s Eve. Tia Ewing reports.



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FOX40
Video: Trapped buck rescued in rural Coloma

Jan 5, 2013
Video: Trapped buck rescued in rural Coloma

EL DORADO COUNTY–

The four-point buck trapped in rural Coloma has been rescued. The Department of Fish & Game came out to the site at 2 a.m. Saturday morning to Taze the buck, nicknamed El Dorado, and release his antlers …


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FOX40
Video: Baby born in jail and released to man ends up dead

Jan 5, 2013
Video: Baby born in jail and released to man ends up dead

A baby born in a Washington prison was sent to a California man after a background check. Soon after, the baby died from what investigators believe was severe abuse. Chris Biele reports.



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Elk Grove News
Appointment sole item on Elk Grove City Council’s first meeting agenda for 2013

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Jan 5, 2013
Appointment sole item on Elk Grove City Council’s first meeting agenda for 2013

For their first meeting of 2013, the Elk Grove City Council will have only one item on their regular agenda - to consider an appointment to fill council vacancy. The vacancy was created when Gary Davis was elected mayor and vacated his District 4 ...

Elk Grove News
Delta fish populations reach record low levels

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Jan 5, 2013
Delta fish populations reach record low levels

by Dan Bacher The abundance of Delta fish species documented in the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s fall midwater trawl survey plummeted again in 2012, after a temporary increase among Delta smelt and other species in 2011. This...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Grass Valley: Still clueless about transparency on Council travel costs

Grass Valley: Still clueless about transparency on Council travel costs

Though it was brought up during the election, the Grass Valley City Council still remains clueless about transparency when it comes to the group’s travel costs. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, there’s a consent item to approve a travel budget for trainings and conferences @ League of California Cities, plus $550 in dues plus...

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