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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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Democratic official resigns over offensive tweet

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A Democratic Party official in Sacramento County has resigned after sending an offensive Twitter message during a heated exchange over President Obama’s health care law. The Sacramento Bee reports the county’s […]

09/21/2013

Tourists visit home of California serial killer

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A former boardinghouse run by a California woman convicted of killing her elderly tenants and burying them in the backyard has become a tourist destination. The rented Victorian duplex in Sacramento […]

09/16/2013

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Lawmakers approve bill to aid Sacramento NBA arena

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Attempts to overhaul California’s landmark environmental law are expected to continue next year after the Legislature passed a narrow measure that focuses on assisting the effort to build an NBA arena […]

09/12/2013

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Attempted murder conviction in K-9 shooting

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A jury has returned an attempted murder conviction for a woman whose boyfriend shot and seriously wounded a Sacramento police dog before firing on the K-9′s human partner. The Sacramento Bee […]

09/12/2013

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Report: pension payouts doubled after benefit bump

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s biggest public pension system saw retirement payouts for new retirees double between 1999 and 2012 as higher pensions established years ago started taking effect. New CalPERS data analyzed by the […]

09/09/2013

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