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Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Food Bank receives large donations for Turkey Drive

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Nov 14, 2012
Elk Grove Food Bank receives large donations for Turkey Drive

 Betty Hall, Food Bank Board, Shelly Braxmeyer, (left) Elk Grove Council Member Sophia Scherman, Jerry Braxmeyer, Wal Mart’s Neighborhood Market Manager Sunny Edmisten, Wal Mart Store Manager Silvo Garbarino, Marie Jachino, Food Bank Executive...

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FOX40
Police Investigate Possible Stray Bullet Shooting

Nov 14, 2012
Police Investigate Possible Stray Bullet Shooting

SACRAMENTO-

Police in south Sacramento say a man was sitting in his home when he was hit by a bullet , which may have been a stray, Wednesday night.

Officers near the shooting, on 14th Avenue and 45th Street, heard …


FOX40
Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Highway 65 in Roseville

Nov 14, 2012
Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Highway 65 in Roseville

ROSEVILLE-

A small plane gave drivers a scare Wednesday morning.

The plane landed along Highway 65 in the Roseville area near Sunset Boulevard.

Initial reports from the scene indicate the plane landed safely, and no one onboard is hurt.

No …


YubaNet.com
Astronomers find ‘homeless’ planet wandering through space

Nov 14, 2012
Astronomers find ‘homeless’ planet wandering through space

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FOX40
Man Arrested for Kidnapping Teen off Street, Assaulting her

Nov 14, 2012
Man Arrested for Kidnapping Teen off Street, Assaulting her

STOCKTON-

A man is facing kidnapping and sexual battery charges for allegedly grabbing a young teen off the street and assaulting her.

Stockton Police say the 13-year-old girl was walking along Mariposa Street Tuesday evening when a man grabbed her …


Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Sore losers petition government to let their states secede from the union

“You may have thought just because the election was over that the silly season was behind us. Wrong. Sore losers are now going to the White House website to petition the government to allow their states to secede from the union. At last count, 40 states were listed as petitioning the government for permission...

FOX40
Possible Motive in Oakdale Killings

Nov 14, 2012

OAKDALE-

Twenty-five-year-old Ryan Mazzariello served in the National Guard and was deployed to Kosovo.

But as he now sits in the Stanislaus County Jail, suspected of gunning down and killing two people outside of an Oakdale market, those who know …


Appeal Democrat
Spawning salmon climb new Placer fish ladder

LINCOLN, Calif. (AP) — Big numbers of salmon are climbing the new Auburn Ravine fish ladder in what a California environmentalist calls a fall spawning godsend. The Sacramento Bee says California Department of Fish and Game biologists have counted...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Raley’s says it has struck deal to end its strike

“Raley’s said today it has struck a deal to end its strike,” the Sacramento Bee is reporting. “There was no immediate confirmation from the United Food and Commercial Workers. Ellen Anreder, a spokeswoman for UFCW Local 8 in Roseville, said there wasn’t a signed agreement yet. “The announcement from Raley’s came after a marathon...

FOX40
Hundreds of turkeys delivered to California food banks

Nov 13, 2012
Hundreds of turkeys delivered to California food banks

SACRAMENTO-

Hundreds of turkeys will be delivered to food banks in Central California Tuesday, just in time for Thanksgiving.

Foster Farms, based in Livingston, is donating 280 frozen birds to the Second Harvest Food Bank in Manteca. That location helps …


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