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Lincoln, CA is Fastest-Growing U.S. Town

Mar 5, 2015
Lincoln, CA is Fastest-Growing U.S. Town

LINCOLN- Lincoln is the fastest growing small town in America, according to a new census bureau report, which indicates that the population increased by 282 percent between 2000 and 2010. With a population of about 44,000, City Manager Matt Brower says the Lincoln has a lot of space other cities don’t have. “Commercial businesses...

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Blood Stain Leads to Suspected Pharmacy Burglar’s Arrest

Mar 5, 2015
Blood Stain Leads to Suspected Pharmacy Burglar’s Arrest

SACRAMENTO- A blood stain left behind at the scene of a smash and grab burglary has led to a suspect’s arrest – two years after the fact. According to Valley Pharmacy owner Leonard Marr, Sacramento Police contacted him recently about the December 2012. One of the three thieves had cut his hand after smashing...

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UC Davis Selling Off Memorial Union Arcade Games

Mar 5, 2015
UC Davis Selling Off Memorial Union Arcade Games

DAVIS- UC Davis is selling off the video games and pool tables from the Memorial Union basement arcade. The arcade games will be replaced by console games, the school said. This is part of a $23.5 million renovation of Memorial Union, expected to take a year and a half. Anyone interested in buying an arcade game...

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Tow Truck Drivers Pay Tribute To Fellow Driver

Mar 5, 2015
Tow Truck Drivers Pay Tribute To Fellow Driver

DIXON- Dozens of tow trucks made a loop around Dixon today as part of the memorial services for Michael Bower. The 29-year-old tow truck driver was killed by a hit and run driver on Feb. 23 on the approach to the Pioneer Memorial Bridge which connects West Sacramento and Sacramento. Drivers of close to...

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State Starts Early Fight Against Water Hyacinth

Mar 5, 2015
State Starts Early Fight Against Water Hyacinth

STOCKTON- The state is taking early precautions against water hyacinth, which choked much of the San Joaquin Delta and even restricted commercial shipping in the Port of Stockton. Just this week the Department of Boating and Waterways secured their permits to start spraying herbicide on the invasive plant three weeks earlier than usual. All...

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Harrison Ford Reported Engine Failure before Plane Crash

Mar 5, 2015
Harrison Ford Reported Engine Failure before Plane Crash

LOS ANGELES (AP)- Harrison Ford reported engine failure shortly after takeoff and told air-traffic controllers he was returning to the airport before crash-landing his vintage plane on a nearby golf course in Los Angeles. In a communication with the tower at Santa Monica Airport, the pilot said he was having engine failure Thursday afternoon...

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Rankings mover of the week: Raquel Kops-Jones (up)

Rankings mover of the week: Raquel Kops-Jones (up)

Raquel Kops-Jones, 32, of San Jose cracked the top 10in women's doubles for the first time. 2012 photoby Paul Bauman   Time is running out for doubles specialist Raquel Kops-Jones to reach her goal of winning a Grand Slam title.   B...

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Employee Appreciation Day + Hock Farm Craft & Provisions

Mar 5, 2015
Employee Appreciation Day + Hock Farm Craft & Provisions

Tomorrow is Employee Appreciation Day, and here at SacFoodies we know there’s no better way to say thanks to your loyal staff than offering up the chance to enjoy some top-notch food and spirits. Yes, you CAN become the most beloved boss of all time tomorrow – simply invest in some tickets to Hock...

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Police: Body Found near Howe Avenue with Gunshot Wounds

Mar 5, 2015
Police: Body Found near Howe Avenue with Gunshot Wounds

SACRAMENTO- The body of a man was found Thursday morning, and now officers are trying to piece together what happened before his death. Police were called around 10:30 a.m. after someone found the body near a bridge along La Riviera Drive at Howe Avenue. According to investigators, there were reports of shots being fired Wednesday night...

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Yum! Win a Year’s Supply of Girl Scout Cookies

Mar 5, 2015
Yum! Win a Year’s Supply of Girl Scout Cookies

  Do you love Girl Scout cookies so much you could eat them all year? Girl Scouts of the USA is encouraging cookie fans to post photos of themselves enjoying their favorite Thin Mints or Lemonades, and win a chance at a year’s supply of cookies. Upload your photo to Instagram under this hashtag...

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