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Sacramento County supervisors vote to ban outdoor marijuana crops

“Sacramento County supervisors on Tuesday unanimously voted to ban outdoor marijuana crops, joining a growing number of California cities and counties that have prohibited cultivation in response to safety and nuisance complaints. “Sheriff Scott Jones told supervisors that marijuana plants … Continue reading

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Marijuana grow ops are drying out state’s water supply

“As drought continues to plague the west, California’s famed marijuana grow ops are putting an off-the-books strain on the state’s already over-taxed water system,” as Smithsonian magazine writes. “For the past three years California has been under drought conditions. The … Continue reading

FOX40
Current Arena Workers Worried about What New Arena May Take Away

Apr 22, 2014

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As the Kings starting line-up gets closer to echoing throughout a brand-new facility, Sacramento City Council members are learning more about where the city’s team could play in 2016.

“Critical access that is not there today is at 6th …


FOX40
Fix 50: Do Alternate Routes Save Time?

Apr 22, 2014

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Fix 50 has officially begun. To avoid traffic jams, drivers are seeing which routes are the fastest to get from Point A to Point B during the evening commute hours.

FOX40 did our own Fix 50 experiment, timing three …


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Woman Deeply Concerned for Missing Roommate

Apr 22, 2014

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Megan Shuts has only known her new roommate Danielle Pruden for a short amount of time, ever since she moved in last week.

But the two formed an immediate bond.

“During that whole week me and her we were …


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Fairfield Responds to Rising Gang Violence

Apr 22, 2014

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Gang violence is on the rise in Fairfield.

“It’s pretty crazy right now. probably the craziest I’ve seen it in a long time,” Larry Bluford, of Operation THUGS, told FOX40.

“Young people shooting at each other. Thirty shootings since …


East Sacramento Preservation
Forty Second Street—Sentimental Journey

Forty Second Street—Sentimental Journey

  You can go home again. I’d often passed the house on 42nd street and wondered who lived there now. Contractors and carpenters had plainly been at work because the place had had a magical face-lift, the kind I want. … Continue reading

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Sacramento County Ban on Outdoor Medical Marijuana Growing Draws Outrage

Apr 22, 2014
Sacramento County Ban on Outdoor Medical Marijuana Growing Draws Outrage

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The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday afternoon to place a ban on outdoor growing of medical marijuana, which was a decision met with much criticism.

Michele Marie says her severely disabled son is proof that medical marijuana …


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Effects of Fix 50 Felt in West Sacramento

Apr 22, 2014
Effects of Fix 50 Felt in West Sacramento

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Emergency responders in West Sacramento prepared Tuesday for the first day of Fix 50.

A mobile command center outside of City Hall enabled law enforcement, fire officials and paramedics to watch real time traffic updates during peak rush …


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Sac Sheriff: Missing Woman Considered At-Risk

Apr 22, 2014
Sac Sheriff: Missing Woman Considered At-Risk

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Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for 29-year-old Danielle Pruden, who has been missing since Friday.

Pruden was last seen leaving her Demuth Circle home in her 2006 cream-colored Chrysler PT Cruiser. The car has a Kentucky license plate …




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