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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

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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

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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

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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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Backlogged Calif unemployment checks to flow again

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s labor secretary has ordered the state’s Employment Development Department to immediately begin distributing unemployment checks that have been delayed because of computer problems. Marty Morgentern said in a memo to […]

09/25/2013

Shaquille O'Neal talks to reporters after a news conference where he was welcomed as one of the new minority owners of the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Shaq shows Sacramento love as Kings minority owner: Shaqramento!

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Shaquille O’Neal spent the first part of the century smashing Sacramento’s dreams of an NBA championship. Now he wants to spend the next part doing anything he can to build the […]

09/24/2013

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