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U.S. Coast Guard Begins Process of Removing ‘Spirit of Sacramento’ from Delta

Sep 28, 2016

BETHEL ISLAND — The U.S. Coast Guard began the process of raising the sunken paddle wheel excursion boat “Spirit of Sacramento” on Wednesday. A large crane on top of a barge had to be shipped from Seattle for the daunting job of re-floating the 82 foot vessel that sank on Sept. 4 off Bethel Island in...

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Concerns About Golden 1 Center Disabled Parking

Sep 28, 2016

SACRAMENTO — The Golden 1 Center has more than 17,000 seats but no public parking on site. For able-bodied Golden 1 Center-goers, walking a few blocks to the arena may not be a problem, but for physically challenged arena attendees, it could be a deal breaker. Patrons with mobility restrictions who drive to the...

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Sheriff’s Department Investigates Second Sexual Assault in Same Area in 9 Days

Sep 28, 2016

SACRAMENTO — Investigators say the same man is responsible for sexually assaulting two young women within the past nine days. Both assaults happened on Wyda Way near Howe Avenue in Sacramento. The most recent incident was Tuesday, when a 21-year-old woman was walking with her two young siblings. “The suspect approached her, started to make conversation...

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Stockton Community Urging People to Come Forward with Information About Who Killed 3-Year-Old Melanie Martinez

Sep 28, 2016

STOCKTON — Almost three days later, the crime scene tape is down in South Stockton and the search for whoever killed 3-year-old Melanie Martinez has intensified. “Right now we haven’t had any good tips coming into the police department,” said Officer Joe Silva with the Stockton Police Department. Desperate for information, Stockton police officers and Mayor...

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Iconic Neon Signs Find New Home in Sacramento Area

Sep 14, 2016

SACRAMENTO — Six iconic neon signs that one glowed outside Sacramento businesses will light up again inside the Golden 1 Center. The signs are owned by the city of Sacramento. Their exhibition in the southeast corner of the arena’s plaza level concourse is a partnership between the Sacramento Kings and the Center for Sacramento History,...

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Clayton Fire Moving Away from Densely Populated Area

Aug 15, 2016

LOWER LAKE — As of Monday night, the Clayton Fire was burning east into a remote area near the Rocky Fire burn scar. The fire has charred 4,000 acres in Lake County, and destroyed more than 175 structures including many homes in Lower Lake. It was last listed as 5 percent contained. No human injuries...

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Officials Think Counterfeit Master Key Could be Behind String of Mailbox Break-Ins

Aug 15, 2016

LODI — A man suspicious to folks in one Lodi neighborhood drifts into the beam of a homeowner’s surveillance camera around 3:49 a.m. Sunday. He seems to spot one of the cameras in the network, turning his head away and fumbling with what appears to be a pair of gloves. He comes back into...

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Man Suspected of Arson Arrested in Connection to Clayton Fire Burning in Lake County

Aug 15, 2016

LAKE COUNTY — A man has been arrested in connection to the 4,000-acre Clayton Fire burning in Lake County, officials said at a news conference on Monday night. Damin Pashilk, 40, of Clearlake, has been arrested on suspicion of 17 counts of arson. Cal Fire Chief Ken Pimlott said the 17 counts were related...

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$20K in Electronics Stolen from Elementary School in Dixon

Aug 15, 2016

DIXON — It’s back-to-school season, and one local school isn’t getting the start they imagined. Tremont Elementary School in Dixon was burglarized over the weekend, resulting in tens of thousands of dollars-worth of electronic equipment being stolen right out of classrooms. Police say they became aware of the theft after someone told them about...

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Bear Spotted on Auburn Area Trail

Aug 15, 2016

AUBURN — Two runners and their dogs were stopped in their tracks after encountering a large black bear two miles into a trail that starts on Highway 49 at the Auburn City limits. “It was a very big bear,” said Lee Seale, Sacramento’s chief probation officer and a trail runner. He and his friend Mike...

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