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Clayton Fire Moving Away from Densely Populated Area

Aug 15, 2016

LOWER LAKE — As of Monday night, the Clayton Fire was burning east into a remote area near the Rocky Fire burn scar. The fire has charred 4,000 acres in Lake County, and destroyed more than 175 structures including many homes in Lower Lake. It was last listed as 5 percent contained. No human injuries...

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Officials Think Counterfeit Master Key Could be Behind String of Mailbox Break-Ins

Aug 15, 2016

LODI — A man suspicious to folks in one Lodi neighborhood drifts into the beam of a homeowner’s surveillance camera around 3:49 a.m. Sunday. He seems to spot one of the cameras in the network, turning his head away and fumbling with what appears to be a pair of gloves. He comes back into...

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Health Care Will Cost You $260,000 in Retirement

Aug 15, 2016

NEW YORK — Saving for retirement might be easier if you know how much money you’ll actually need. It’s a tough number to nail down, but a new report estimates how much you’ll spend on what’s likely to be your biggest expense: health care. A couple retiring this year will need $260,000 to cover...

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Man Suspected of Arson Arrested in Connection to Clayton Fire Burning in Lake County

Aug 15, 2016

LAKE COUNTY — A man has been arrested in connection to the 4,000-acre Clayton Fire burning in Lake County, officials said at a news conference on Monday night. Damin Pashilk, 40, of Clearlake, has been arrested on suspicion of 17 counts of arson. Cal Fire Chief Ken Pimlott said the 17 counts were related...

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‘It Looks so Fake!’: Adorable ‘Googly-Eyed’ Squid Spotted off California Coast

Aug 15, 2016

CALIFORNIA – A research vessel exploring the ocean off the California coast recently captured footage of a “googly-eyed” Stubby squid, and the video has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times since it was posted to YouTube on Friday. The video was shot by a team from the E/V Nautilus, which uses a remotely...

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DA: Pennsylvania Dad of Heart-Transplant Toddler Killed Family, Self

Aug 15, 2016

The killer in a murder-suicide that took the lives of a family of five in Berks County, Pennsylvania, has been identified as the father, District Attorney John Adams said Monday. Mark Short, 40, killed his 33-year-old wife, Megan, and the couple’s three children, 8-year-old Liana, 5-year-old Mark Jr., and 2-year-old Willow. Willow was a...

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$20K in Electronics Stolen from Elementary School in Dixon

Aug 15, 2016

DIXON — It’s back-to-school season, and one local school isn’t getting the start they imagined. Tremont Elementary School in Dixon was burglarized over the weekend, resulting in tens of thousands of dollars-worth of electronic equipment being stolen right out of classrooms. Police say they became aware of the theft after someone told them about...

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Bear Spotted on Auburn Area Trail

Aug 15, 2016

AUBURN — Two runners and their dogs were stopped in their tracks after encountering a large black bear two miles into a trail that starts on Highway 49 at the Auburn City limits. “It was a very big bear,” said Lee Seale, Sacramento’s chief probation officer and a trail runner. He and his friend Mike...

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Parents Want Modesto City Schools to Reinvestigate Complaint Against Teacher

Aug 15, 2016

MODESTO — A scratch on an 8-year-old’s back and a tear in his shirt are seen in pictures taken by the boy’s parents Lee and Sabrina Hill. They told FOX40 these injuries were caused by their son’s third-grade teacher at Marshall Elementary School in Modesto in March of this year. “He has had sleepless nights,...

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PETA Wants Chicken Memorial in Turlock

Aug 15, 2016

TURLOCK — Among the sunflowers that grow along Highway 99 northbound in Turlock is the site where a truck transporting chickens rolled over on Aug. 5. The CHP said an unknown number of birds died that day. The site is also a place where an animal rights group wants to place a tombstone memorializing...

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