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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...

HealthyCal.org
Poll: Latino voters support conservation

Oct 29, 2012

By Minerva Perez Latino voters value conservation – so much so that protecting the environment is just as important as improving the economy to this fast growing section of the electorate, a recent survey found.

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The State Hornet
Reesey Byers runs like wind, leads cross country team

He humbly shook my hand the first time I met him. He seemed shy and reserved, probably nervous. He tricked me. When discussing his experiences running, junior Reesey Byers can hardly contain his enthusiasm.

FOX40
Video: 18 local Red Cross volunteers tackle Sandy

Oct 29, 2012
Video: 18 local Red Cross volunteers tackle Sandy

SACRAMENTO-

While thousands are doing everything they can to get the heck out of Sandy’s way, 18 people from the Sacramento area are headed her way. They are all shelter experts, sent to the East Coast by the Red Cross.…


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