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Group Raising Funds for Galt Hero’s Memorial

Sep 18, 2014
Group Raising Funds for Galt Hero’s Memorial

GALT- It’s a way for the City of Galt to honor those who have fallen serving the city. The group “Community Heroes Appreciation Memorial Project,” are in the middle of fundraising in hopes of securing about $150,000 to build the memorial outside of the city hall. The project is the work of Lynn Hutchinson...

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700-Year-Old Skeletons found ‘Holding Hands’

Sep 18, 2014
700-Year-Old Skeletons found ‘Holding Hands’

(CNN) — Even death couldn’t part two skeletons excavated from a lost chapel in an English county, found with their fingers entwined. A team of archaeologists from the University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) are working with volunteers on a four-year excavation project at the site, which overlooks the small village of Hallaton. Vicki...

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River Cats Announce Triple-A Affiliation with Giants

Sep 18, 2014
River Cats Announce Triple-A Affiliation with Giants

SACRAMENTO- The Sacramento River Cats announced a new partnership Thursday with the San Francisco Giants to be the team’s Triple-A affiliate. For the last 15 years, the River Cats were the Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland A’s, which announced a new player development contract with the Nashville Sounds. “We appreciate the 15 successful years...

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Caltrans Reopens Part of Highway 50 Closed by King Fire

Sep 17, 2014
Caltrans Reopens Part of Highway 50 Closed by King Fire

SLY PARK- The chunk of Highway 50 between Sly Park and Fresh Pond that was closed Tuesday night by the approaching King Fire was reopened Wednesday afternoon. One westbound lane along that stretch remained closed for firefighting crews. By midday Wednesday, Cal Fire said the King Fire had spread to more than 18,500 acres...

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Two Adults Arrested in Manteca Child Shooting

Sep 17, 2014
Two Adults Arrested in Manteca Child Shooting

MANTECA- Two adults were arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection with the deadly shooting of an 11-year-old boy. Hunter Davis died over the weekend after being on life support since being shot in the head in a home on Glenn Drive early Sept. 7. A boy who lives at the home said kids in the home...

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Homeowners Flee King Fire – Evacuee: “Scary, Real Scary”

Sep 17, 2014
Homeowners Flee King Fire – Evacuee: “Scary, Real Scary”

EL DORADO COUNTY- The flames of the King Fire  –  battling to make a menacing merge onto Highway 50 Tuesday night and emergency crews again found themselves in hand-to-hand combat trying to battle them back. By Wednesday, 18,544 acres had been claimed by this blaze. It’s also in control of traffic in both directions on...

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King Fire Now 30 Sq. Miles, Highway 50 Closed

Sep 17, 2014
King Fire Now 30 Sq. Miles, Highway 50 Closed

EL DORADO COUNTY- A wildfire burning north of Pollock Pines swelled to more than 18,000 acres overnight, and forced officials to close Highway 50. More than a thousand homes are threatened The highway is closed between Sly Park and Fresh Pond because of the ongoing firefighting efforts. The US Forestry Service says the King...

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Ride Services Decimate S.F. Taxi Industry’s Business

Sep 17, 2014

It's been evident that the booming popularity of app-dispatched ride services like Lyft and Uber have dramatically eaten into the taxi industry's business. But a report on the status of the taxi industry reveals the depth of the impact.

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Community Devastated by Boles Fire

Sep 16, 2014
Community Devastated by Boles Fire

WEED- The Boles Fire in the City of Weed in Siskiyou County was listed as 25-percent contained Tuesday night. According to Cal Fire, 365 acres were charred and 150 structures were damaged or destroyed. But the forward spread of the fire was halted and most flames were extinguished.  The cause of the fire is under...

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Terrain, Winds Troublesome for Crews Fighting King Fire

Sep 16, 2014
Terrain, Winds Troublesome for Crews Fighting King Fire

EL DORADO COUNTY- The King Fire continued to spread Tuesday, growing to nearly 13,000 acres. “This fire is doing things we’ve never seen before,” El Dorado County Sheriff John D’Agostini said. “It’s going crazy.” Sheriff D’Agostini and others assembled at a town hall meeting to discuss firefighting efforts. More than 1,600 homes are threatened,...

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