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Sacramento County Crude Oil Facility will Stop Shipments

Oct 23, 2014
Sacramento County Crude Oil Facility will Stop Shipments

SACRAMENTO COUNTY- Some of that volatile crude that’s been flowing through the Sacramento valley to the Bay won’t be on the rail or roadways anymore. InterState Oil has now agreed to  stop transloading Bakken oil at it’s McClellan Facility. That decision came at the request of the Sacramento Metro Air Quality Management District after the...

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Ebola Scares Test Emergency Crew Protocols in Sacramento

Oct 23, 2014
Ebola Scares Test Emergency Crew Protocols in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO- New Ebola scares are testing protocols for local emergency crews in Sacramento County. Tuesday, this situation played out over police scanners: Dispatcher: “Are you guys still staging or where are you guys?” Incident Commander: “We’re still in our rig outside and…waiting for more specifics on the patient…your crew just showed up..we’re trying to...

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Elk Grove Little Caesars Target of Armed Robbery

Oct 23, 2014
Elk Grove Little Caesars Target of Armed Robbery

ELK GROVE- The Little Caesars in the shopping center off Laguna Boulevard was the target of an armed robbery around 8p.m. on Wednesday. No injuries have been reported, and it’s still unknown to what was taken. Elk Grove Police are looking for the suspect who is described as a man around six feet tall with a...

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Stockton Taking Steps to Remove Hyacinth

Oct 22, 2014
Stockton Taking Steps to Remove Hyacinth

STOCKTON- Community members in the Central Valley are taking matters into their own hands. An invasive weed has been choking Stockton’s waterfront, and now it’s being taken out of water and onto a boat. “As soon as we’ve made a dent we’re going to come down here and try to help the city a...

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Sactoberfest Organizer Admits to Not Paying Workers

Oct 22, 2014
Sactoberfest Organizer Admits to Not Paying Workers

SACRAMENTO- The organizer of the Sactoberfest beer event admitted that he owes 100 workers money. “It’s not fair,” worker Anna Gaebe said. “We busted our humps.” Gaebe agreed to work as a bar manager for Sactoberfest for a flat $500. Organizer Rich Clakley said attendance to the event was about half of the expected...

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Man Gets into Confrontation with Police over Taping of SWAT Training

Oct 22, 2014
Man Gets into Confrontation with Police over Taping of SWAT Training

TRACY- A man in Tracy got into a heated exchange with police officers over his taping of a SWAT training exercise. Troy Stevenson says he was on his way home when he saw the training, pulled over and took out his phone. Officers became concerned when he peered into the windows of a van...

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Manteca Considers More Anti-Homeless Ordinances

Oct 22, 2014
Manteca Considers More Anti-Homeless Ordinances

The Manteca City Council took further steps to approve ordinances designed to discourage homeless people from settling in their city. They include allowing police to remove homeless camps from private property without a complaint and a city ordinance that would make it easier to arrest people who urinate in public. Additional measures to...

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Response Team Helps Citrus Heights Police in Domestic Violence Calls

Oct 22, 2014
Response Team Helps Citrus Heights Police in Domestic Violence Calls

CITRUS HEIGHTS- A room filled with paintings and sculptures, art that hits close to home for Elaine Whitefeather. A passionate advocate in the fight against domestic violence. She’s executive director for A Community for Peace center in Citrus Heights. She’s also a survivor. “Our work has been for 20 years helping domestic violence programs,...

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Two in Sacramento Monitored for Possible Ebola Exposure; People Considered “Low Risk”

Oct 22, 2014
Two in Sacramento Monitored for Possible Ebola Exposure; People Considered “Low Risk”

SACRAMENTO- Two people in Sacramento are being monitored for possible Ebola exposure, the Sacramento County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday. Health officials say the two, both having recently traveled from West Africa, are “self-monitoring” at home, and taking their own temperatures twice daily. Both people are considered to be “low-risk.” They were flagged...

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Police Brutality Protesters March Through Downtown Sacramento

Oct 22, 2014
Police Brutality Protesters March Through Downtown Sacramento

SACRAMENTO- Protesters are currently marching through downtown Sacramento. The protest is a part of the National Day Against Police Brutality. The protest is mostly peaceful, but there was one act of violence. According to the Sacramento Police Department, one protester threw a fake gun at a police officer and then was arrested on assault charges....

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