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FILE -- This July 3, 2014 file photo shows California Republican Congressional candidate Art Moore in Sacramento, Calif. The first time Moore cast a ballot, he filled in the bubble next to his name in California’s June primary for a seat in the U.S. House. The former Army captain and current major in the Army National Guard believes his decision to remain apart from politics while in the military is a virtue. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)

House candidate’s first vote is one for himself

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first time Art Moore cast a ballot, he filled in the bubble next to his name in California’s June primary for a seat in the U.S. House. The former Army captain, […]

08/13/2014

Anchorwoman charged in alleged shoplifting scheme

  FOLSOM, Calif. (AP) — An Emmy award-winning television news anchor in Sacramento is facing grand theft charges in connection with the alleged shoplifting of $2,500 worth of Coach wallets. Television station KCRA reports that Sabrina […]

08/02/2014

(AP File Photo)

California bill would regulate pet insurance

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California could soon start regulating the small but growing market for pet insurance under proposed legislation. A bill by Assemblyman Matt Dababneh, D-Los Angeles, would set guidelines for the largely unregulated […]

07/12/2014

File - This undated file photo released by the California Department of Water Resources shows water making its way south through the Central Valley by way of the California Aqueduct. (AP Photo/California Department of Water Resources, Dale Kolke, File)

California restricts access to water well records

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A decades-old law barring the public from viewing records of water wells throughout California is drawing criticism amid the state’s drought from those who believe the information locked away could help […]

07/06/2014

Capitol Building, Sacramento (AP File Photo)

Lawmakers to vote on $108 billion spending plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Lawmakers are facing a Sunday deadline to pass a $108 billion spending plan that will meet Gov. Jerry Brown’s demands for a rainy day fund and paying down debt while allocating […]

06/15/2014

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Family sues Sacramento over peanut allergy death

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California couple has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Sacramento in connection with the peanut allergy-related death of their 13-year-old daughter at a city operated camp. […]

04/19/2014

(Photo credit: California Senate)

California unique with independent citizens panel

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In the decade before the 2012 midterm congressional elections, only one of California’s 53 congressional seats changed party hands, despite elections every other year in a state with rapidly shifting demographics. […]

03/30/2014

A lottery ticket dispenser at Dixon Landing Chevron in Milpitas, Calif., on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Sacramento-area store sells $60M Powerball ticket

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A lottery player in Sacramento County has hit the jackpot in Saturday night’s $60 million Powerball drawing. California Lottery spokesman Alex Traverso says the winning ticket — which successfully matched the […]

03/02/2014

Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 - Downtown Los Angeles is seen in the distance through dry brush at Griffith Park. (AP Photo/Nick Ut,File)

California marks 2013 as historically dry year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a large swath of California, 2013 is closing out as the driest year on record, marked by above-normal temperatures and thirsty reservoirs. While a drought has not been declared, some […]

12/31/2013

(AP Photo)

Suspected burglar nabbed after he napped

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Police in Northern California say a burglary suspect might have gotten away if he hadn’t gotten sleepy. The Sacramento Bee reports 68-year-old Daniel Chaconas was arrested Saturday after napping in a […]

09/30/2013

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