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New Hard Rock Casino Resort Opens in Lake Tahoe

Jan 29, 2015
New Hard Rock Casino Resort Opens in Lake Tahoe

LAKE TAHOE- No regular ribbon-cutting would do for an international brand making a Lake Tahoe- size splash on a corner that’s been struggling. Instead property owners smashed an ice guitar to loud cheers as they welcomed the community to gaming and staying – ‘Hard Rock’ style. “I think it’s amazing. I’m going to have...

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Stockton Thunder Becomes Calgary Flames AHL Affiliate

Jan 29, 2015
Stockton Thunder Becomes Calgary Flames AHL Affiliate

STOCKTON- The Stockton Thunder have been bought by the Calgary Flames and will the team’s American Hockey Leage affiliate, the team announced Thursday. “First off, Stockton Arena is a world-class facility that is the envy of not just ECHL teams, but AHL teams as well. Having our players play at a top-notch facility was...

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Vacaville Police Look For Missing Sex Registrant

Jan 29, 2015
Vacaville Police Look For Missing Sex Registrant

VACAVILLE- Police are looking for a registered sex offender who apparently cut off his GPS ankle bracelet and disappeared. Kurtis Duane Chambers, 26, was originally charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl, but charges were later reduced to statutory rape. He has been a sex registrant in Vacaville since 2007 and always complied with...

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49ers Owner Jed York to Invest in Sacramento Republic FC

Jan 29, 2015
49ers Owner Jed York to Invest in Sacramento Republic FC

SACRAMENTO- Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson announced Thursday night that 49ers CEO and owner Jed York will be investing in the Sacramento Republic FC. York was in attendance for Johnson’s State of the City address. The city is pushing hard for Major League Soccer to select the Republic FC as an expansion team. Johnson’s announcement...

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Elk Grove House Fire Uncovers Illegal Marijuana Grow

Jan 29, 2015
Elk Grove House Fire Uncovers Illegal Marijuana Grow

ELK GROVE- An early morning fire in a home on Spring Ridge Way in Elk Grove lead investigators to an illegal marijuana grow. The Cosumnes Fire Department says electrical wiring providing electricity to the marijuana grow caused the Thursday morning fire. The Elk Grove Police Department were issued a search warrant and found two rooms with...

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Schools Chief: Public Schools Can’t Make Parents Volunteer

Jan 29, 2015
Schools Chief: Public Schools Can’t Make Parents Volunteer

SACRAMENTO- In a statement released Thursday afternoon, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said schools cannot force parents to volunteer. “We encourage parents to volunteer at their schools, but we want to make it very clear that no school can require parents to volunteer in order for a student to enroll in school...

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Comcast Calls Customer Vulgar Name on Bill

Jan 29, 2015
Comcast Calls Customer Vulgar Name on Bill

NEW YORK (CNN)- Comcast is notorious for poor customer service, but this latest blunder might be a new low. The company actually changed a customer’s name to A**hole Brown, from Ricardo Brown, on a bill after he canceled the cable service. The story was first reported on a consumer advocate blog by Christopher Elliott....

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UC Davis: Sacramento Patient with Ebola Symptoms “Poses No Risk” to Staff, Patients

Jan 29, 2015
UC Davis: Sacramento Patient with Ebola Symptoms “Poses No Risk” to Staff, Patients

SACRAMENTO- A patient at UC Davis Medical Center being treated after showing symptoms of Ebola is considered “low risk” by health officials. Sacramento County health officials will not say if the patient is from Sacramento. The patient originally arrived at Mercy General Hospital in East Sac Thursday morning, and was transferred to UC Davis....

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‘Hijab Day’ Draws Unfair Criticism, School Says

Jan 29, 2015
‘Hijab Day’ Draws Unfair Criticism, School Says

NATOMAS – A public charter school in Natomas is receiving scrutiny over a student organized event on campus called Hijab Day. “It’s not school sponsored, it’s not school run, we’re not forcing an opinion on anyone,” Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep Principal Tom Rutten said Wednesday. Rutten told FOX40 Hijab Day was part of a...

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Senate bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline: How they voted

Jan 29, 2015

Question: On the Cloture Motion (Upon Reconsideration Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.1 ) ...

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