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911 Emergency Dispatchers Buy Gift for Man who Called More Than 4,000 Times

Dec 19, 2014
911 Emergency Dispatchers Buy Gift for Man who Called More Than 4,000 Times

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (KUTV)- Dispatchers are problem solvers, and this week they proved it in a non-emergency situation. Valley Emergency Communications Center employees pooled their cash to buy one of their regular callers an iPod. Why, you ask, would they reward someone who calls 911 on a regular basis? Simple: To free up their...

Placer County Online
CAL FIRE provides tips for safe Christmas tree & holiday decorations

Sacramento – Twinkling lights, shiny ornaments and the fresh smell of pine are signs of the approaching festivities. While decorations can be a beautiful addition to your home and celebrations, CAL FIRE and firefighters across California are asking everyone to be fire smart as you deck the halls this holiday season. One of every...

FOX40
Cooking No-Bake Holiday Treats

Dec 19, 2014
Cooking No-Bake Holiday Treats

Paul Robins helps whip up whipped gingerbread spice ricotta shots with Anastasia Sotiropulos of Raley’s.

FOX40
FOX40 Toy Drive: Holiday Carols

Dec 19, 2014
FOX40 Toy Drive: Holiday Carols

Gary Gelfand listens in on carolers as FOX40 rakes in the toys.

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Funding For Children’s Education

Dec 19, 2014
Funding For Children’s Education

The LCFF, or Local Control Funding Formula, is California’s new school funding law that ensures school budgets address the needs of students. Information and discussions about the LCFF and development of the LCAP, or Local Control and Accountability Plans, took place at the La Familia Counseling Center on December 3rd. “The new Local Control...

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Placer County Online
Human remains found in Colfax storage unit

COLFAX – On Nov. 25, at around noon, a woman called the Placer County Sheriff’s Office to report a foul odor coming from an abandoned storage unit that she had just purchased through an auction. The storage unit is located in the 100 block of Sherwood Court in Colfax. Deputies responded and, while investigating the...

YubaNet.com
Report: 122 Species of Colombian Birds Facing Extinction

Dec 19, 2014
Report: 122 Species of Colombian Birds Facing Extinction

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FOX40
Christmas Toys Stolen from Charity on Day of Distribution to Hundreds of Kids

Dec 19, 2014
Christmas Toys Stolen from Charity on Day of Distribution to Hundreds of Kids

MARYSVILLE- It was supposed to be a happy day, distributing toys and clothing to dozens of families in the Marysville area. Instead, employees found hundreds of items stolen. Workers with the Salvation Army in the Yuba-Sutter area say toys and clothes for more than 100 families were stolen from their distribution center in Marysville....

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YubaNet.com
State of California Strongly Supports Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument

Dec 19, 2014

SACRAMENTO, CA, Dec. 19, 2014 - California Natural Resources Agency Secretary John Laird sent the following letter to Congressman Mike Thompson reiterating the State of California’s strong support for the presidential designation of the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument. The text is below:

December 10, 2014

The Honorable Mike Thompson

231 Cannon House Office Building

U.S. House of...

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YubaNet.com
State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces California Selected for Fruit and Vegetable Pilot Project

Dec 19, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Dec. 19, 2014 - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today that California has been selected to participate in a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) pilot project aimed to provide students more access to fresh fruits and vegetables purchased from local farmers.

“This program will give schools more flexibility in how they...

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