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Australian Open Day 13: Serena wins 19th Slam

Jan 31, 2015
Australian Open Day 13: Serena wins 19th Slam

Serena Williams serves during last year's Bank of the West Classicat Stanford. Photo by Paul Bauman   Women's final -- Serena Williams continued to make her case as the greatest female tennis player in history, beating Maria Sharapova 6-3, 7-...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Formaker Resigns At Franklin/CIF Expands Football Playoffs

In a sudden move, Franklin boys' basketball coach Jesse Formaker resigned his position effective immediately. No replacement has been named as of Friday night.Formaker cited the health of his eight-year-old son for the immediate resignation.The Wildcat...

FOX40
Rocklin Company Helps Make Super Bowl Commercial Magic

Jan 30, 2015
Rocklin Company Helps Make Super Bowl Commercial Magic

ROCKLIN- A Rocklin robotics company helped make a Super Bowl commercial possible. Parallax sold some crucial parts for a life size Pac-Man game featured in a Bud Light commercial set to air on Sunday. Parallax engineer Daniel Harris said most of his company’s products are used in educational robots. “They can pick up a...

FOX40
Firefighters, Good Samaritan Rescue Woman Near Old Fair Oaks Bridge

Jan 30, 2015
Firefighters, Good Samaritan Rescue Woman Near Old Fair Oaks Bridge

FAIR OAKS- A good Samaritan helped firefighters rescue a woman who was stuck 25 feet above ground on the bluffs near the Old Fair Oaks bridge Friday afternoon. “People think they can get to the top, and they don’t make it, and get stuck,” Metro Fire Battalion Chief Mark Repetto said. When firefighters arrived...

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Foothill Agrarian
The Evolution of a Stock Dog

Jan 30, 2015

If you've read my blog in the past, you'll know that I frequently write about my experiences learning to use border collies to help me manage my sheep.  As my own skills and confidence have improved, so have the skills and confidence of my dogs. &...

FOX40
Suge Knight Arrested in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Jan 30, 2015
Suge Knight Arrested in Fatal Hit-and-Run

LOS ANGELES (CNN)- The man whose hit-and-run death led to the arrest of former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was also a former rap label owner as well as a father figure to wayward youths and gang members, a friend said Friday. Terry Carter, 55, wasn’t a product of the thug life, but he...

FOX40
Boy, 13, Still Recovering after Police K9 Attack

Jan 30, 2015
Boy, 13, Still Recovering after Police K9 Attack

TRACY- A 13-year-old boy is recovering a week after he was bitten by a Tracy Police K9. “He’s a lineman. He’s a inside linebacker, so it’s not like he cries for anything like that and the way his scream… I knew something was really wrong,” John Jacobo, the boy’s father, told FOX40. “I knew...

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FOX40
Middle School Students Sickened by Pot Brownies

Jan 30, 2015
Middle School Students Sickened by Pot Brownies

SACRAMENTO- A chocolaty snack allegedly handed out in between periods by an 8th grader at Sam Brannan Middle School Thursday has left one student arrested, one in the hospital and 10 suspended. “A girl brought brownies with drugs in it. Some of their friends knew they had drugs in it,” 8th grader Keshlie Homs...

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FOX40
Biggest Honey Oil Lab Found To Date In Yuba County

Jan 30, 2015
Biggest Honey Oil Lab Found To Date In Yuba County

YUBA CITY- The Yuba-Sutter Net 5 drug task force took down the largest honey oil lab to date in the area. Two labs were found near the community of Rackerby deep in the Yuba County foothills. The primary location contained industrial grade stainless steel ovens and extractors where the active ingredient in marijuana is...

FOX40
Sac Republic Investors May Be Strongest in Pro Sports

Jan 30, 2015
Sac Republic Investors May Be Strongest in Pro Sports

SACRAMENTO- With the owners of the San Francisco 49ers joining the Sacramento Kings as investors in the Sacramento Republic FC’s quest to join Major League Soccer, the ownership group now may just be the strongest in all of sports. “But the fact that we had the Kings, and now the 49ers organization,” said Republic...

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