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UC Berkeley acceptance rate plunges amid new admission process

Apr 18, 2014
UC Berkeley acceptance rate plunges amid new admission process

University of California, Berkeley's freshman acceptance rate for fall 2014 plunged 3.5 percent amid changes to its admission process, including a greater emphasis on admitting out-of-state students. Preliminary University of California admission data...

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City Council Decides Water Conservation over Green Lawns

Apr 18, 2014
City Council Decides Water Conservation over Green Lawns

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Maintain the lawn, or follow drought restrictions? With the recent policy limiting landscape watering to just two days a week in Sacramento City, the city had conflicting policies.

Title 17 stated that unpaved areas setback from the roads had …


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House in the Alley Brings Some Scares to Blu-ray on May 27th

House in the Alley Brings Some Scares to Blu-ray on May 27th

There’s a new address in sheer terror. On May 27, 2014, Scream Factory invites loyal fans and horror enthusiasts to experience terror more profoundly with supernatural shocker House in the Alley on DVD. Boasting a large cult following overseas and a film festivals favorite, House in the Alley is a gripping...

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Los Angeles City Hall panel hears recommendations from ‘film czar’ office

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Apr 18, 2014
Los Angeles City Hall panel hears recommendations from ‘film czar’ office

Dakota Smith, McClatchy News Service With Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti seeking to boost local filming, his Office of Motion Picture and Television Production presented its first formal recommendations at... Read more »

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Deputies Track Murder Suspect to Stockton Home

Apr 18, 2014
Deputies Track Murder Suspect to Stockton Home

 

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Deputies are waiting outside a home in Stockton, they believe a murder suspect is inside.

The man is reportedly wanted in connection with a homicide in Acampo. Deputies already have two people in custody for the death, and …


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Truckee Police Department and Truckee Fire District Repond to House Explosion Caused by Drug Manufacturing

Apr 18, 2014
Truckee Police Department and Truckee Fire District Repond to House Explosion Caused by Drug Manufacturing

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Easter weather looks fine for church, egg hunts in Sacramento

Easter weather looks fine for church, egg hunts in Sacramento

Clear skies and warm temperatures are forecast for Easter Sunday. Isabella Keifer looks at an empty easter egg during the Spring Eggstravaganza at Fairytale Town on Sunday, March 31, 2013.

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AM Alert: Californians support transitional kindergarten proposal

Apr 18, 2014
AM Alert: Californians support transitional kindergarten proposal

In his final year in the Legislature, state Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg has made it a priority to expand pre-kindergarten to every 4-year-old in California, giving families the option of an extra year of schooling before their children s...

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Challenger champ Hibi changes mind, turns pro

Apr 18, 2014
Challenger champ Hibi changes mind, turns pro

Mayo Hibi won the $50,000 FSP Gold River Women'sChallenger at 17 last July. Photo by Paul Bauman   Mayo Hibi, who won a $50,000 Challenger in the Sacramento area last July at 17 years old, has decided to turn professional rather than attend U...

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Investigators: Erratic Driving Led to I-80 Crash

Apr 17, 2014

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A Roseville woman and a young child were killed Thursday afternoon after apparently losing control along Interstate 80.

A second child, a 10-year-old girl, was sent to the hospital with serious injuries.

“In Placer County is where we first …