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National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch for Wildfire Burn Areas

Dec 21, 2015
National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch for Wildfire Burn Areas

SACRAMENTO — The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch effective through Tuesday afternoon for the American, King, Butte and Rim fire burn areas in Placer, El Dorado, Amador, Calaveras and Tuolumne counties. Anyone living or traveling on roads in the area should be on the lookout for flooding and rock and...

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House Speaker Paul Ryan Announces Deal Averting Shutdown

Dec 15, 2015
House Speaker Paul Ryan Announces Deal Averting Shutdown

House Speaker Paul Ryan told Republican members that congressional leaders reached an agreement Tuesday on a massive $1.1 trillion bill to fund the government through September, setting up votes later this week, according to multiple GOP sources.‎ They also struck a deal on a broad package of tax breaks worth about of $800 billion....

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Christmas Enthusiast Opens His Very Own Elk Grove Christmas Wonderland

Dec 15, 2015
Christmas Enthusiast Opens His Very Own Elk Grove Christmas Wonderland

ELK GROVE — An Elk Grove man is opening up his own Christmas Wonderland after his hundreds of decorations outgrew his home. Maroun Aboubechara is a pipefitter, a husband and a dad. But he is also a self-proclaimed Christmas-a-holic. “I’ve been collecting this stuff for 26 to 27 years,” Aboubechara said. For years, he...

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The Future of Sleep Train Arena Discussed at City Council Meeting

Dec 15, 2015
The Future of Sleep Train Arena Discussed at City Council Meeting

SACRAMENTO — Less than a year to go until the Kings move into the new downtown arena. And as the team gets ready to leave Natomas, loyal fans are also preparing for the change. Ken Cirac and others who came to buy game tickets Tuesday are already a bit sentimental about saying goodbye to Sleep...

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Raley’s Donates Thousands of Pounds of Meat to Food Banks

Dec 15, 2015
Raley’s Donates Thousands of Pounds of Meat to Food Banks

NATOMAS– Raley’s is donating more than 80,000 pounds of frozen meat to 74 food banks across Northern California and Nevada. That’s 12,000 turkeys, chickens and hams. “Each one of these boxes represents a family in need,” Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services CEO Blake Young said Tuesday. The donations will feed an estimated 23,000...

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Modesto Pastor Shot During Self-Defense Class

Dec 15, 2015
Modesto Pastor Shot During Self-Defense Class

MODESTO — Pastor Tom Smith was taking a class on Dec. 5 when he was accidentally shot. Since that time, he has undergone surgery and has been recovering in a Modesto hospital. It was supposed to be a class that would protect Smith, with the House Church in Modesto, from potential dangers. FOX40 spoke...

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Residents Flock To Sierra Nevada House to See Damage

Dec 15, 2015
Residents Flock To Sierra Nevada House to See Damage

COLOMA — Some stood by in disbelief, others stopped their cars to take pictures with cell phones or cameras. All were mourning the loss of the historic Sierra Nevada House, a hotel and restaurant on Lotus Road and Highway 49 that was a gathering place for locals and seasonal rafters alike. A fire broke out...

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Davis Police Searching for Sexual Assault Suspects

Oct 24, 2015
Davis Police Searching for Sexual Assault Suspects

DAVIS — Officers began an investigation Saturday, after unidentified woman in her early 20’s said she was sexually assaulted by three men Oct. 22 at a Davis Park. The victim, a UC Davis student, said she met three men at Bistro 33, Thursday when she was later taken to a park in Davis and...

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Aftershock Festival Kicks Off with Thousands of Fans, Complaints of Traffic

Oct 24, 2015
Aftershock Festival Kicks Off with Thousands of Fans, Complaints of Traffic

ELVERTA – The normally bucolic Gibson Ranch is anything but this weekend. This weekend it plays host to Aftershock, a massive rock-and-roll festival that grew up in Sacramento. Between 20 and 30,000 people are expected to show up and rock Saturday and Sunday. “This could be three days. This could become 40,000 a day....

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Masked Man Forces Restaurant Workers into Freezer During Armed Robbery

Oct 24, 2015
Masked Man Forces Restaurant Workers into Freezer During Armed Robbery

ROCKLIN — An armed robbery Friday night at a busy Rocklin plaza has authorities searching for the man behind the white mask. The crime happened at Don Quixote’s Mexican Grill on Sunset Boulevard in Rocklin’s Park Plaza. The plaza was more crowded than usual Friday night. Cars filled the parking lot and people flooded the area to...

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