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CalPERS board member stripped of leadership posts for campaign finance infrac...
CalPERS board member Priya Mathur was removed from board leadership positions today because of her latest campaign-finance disclosure infractions.
15 Oct 2014 at 10:05am


Bank of Sacramento to be acquired by larger bank
AmericanWest Bank announced Wednesday it is to acquire Bank of Sacramento.
William J. Martin
15 Oct 2014 at 8:44am


Amazon pop-up kisok headed to Sacramento
Amazon has confirmed that Sacramento is one of two locations for pop-up retail stores.
Diana Brooks, left, president and CEO of Sotheby's, and Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, Inc., pose for photos after a news conference at Sotheby's in New York, Wednesday June 16, 1999. Sacramento is one of two locations chosen for pop-up kiosks by online retailer Amazon, according to reports.
15 Oct 2014 at 7:51am


Sacramento showers drop about a tenth of an inch
The first of three weak rain systems worked its way through the Sacramento region on Wednesday.
A student is escorted across the street as they arrive to school under a first rain of the season downpour at Caleb Greenwood Elementary School on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. More rain has arrived this week.
15 Oct 2014 at 9:09am


New El Dorado County animal shelter to open in Diamond Springs
A new El Dorado County animal shelter – designed to house, cats, dogs and livestock – will open Thursday in Diamond Springs.
15 Oct 2014 at 6:27am


AM Sacramento: Here’s what you need to know for Wednesday
Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today:

15 Oct 2014 at 6:14am


Elk Grove pedestrian dies when hit by tow truck
A pedestrian died when hit by a tow truck Tuesday night in Elk Grove.
15 Oct 2014 at 9:57am


Sacramento County home market warmed in September
The median price of a resale home in Sacramento County rose slightly and more homes sold in September vs. August, when prices were flat and sales were down, CoreLogic DataQuick reported Tuesday.


14 Oct 2014 at 10:37pm


Trial begins in killing of Sacramento County animal control officer
The murder trial got underway Tuesday for the man accused in the shooting death of animal control officer Roy Marcum two years ago in Galt.
Murder defendant Joseph Francis Corey.
14 Oct 2014 at 11:28pm


Cameron Park murder defendant testifies he killed wife in self-defense
Todd Winkler testified Tuesday that he killed his wife out of self-defense after a fight over their impending divorce that left him “exhausted.”
Murder defendant Todd Winkler on Tuesday is led into El Dorado Superior Court in Placerville by one of his lawyers, Eric Schlueter.
Todd Winkler waits for the jury to enter before testifying for the second day in his murder trial in El Dorado Superior Court on Tuesday in Placerville. Winkler is accused of murdering his wife...
14 Oct 2014 at 11:09pm


Ask Emily: New California laws that will – or won’t – make health coverage ea...
Ask Emily is a biweekly column by Emily Bazar of the CHCF Center for Health Reporting, answering questions about the Affordable Care Act. Read all of her columns at sacbee.com/askemily.
Emily Bazar writes for the CHCF Center for Health Reporting, answering questions about the Affordable Care Act. Read all her columns at sacbee.com/askemily.
7 Oct 2014 at 10:15pm


Ask Emily: Translations key to keeping health care coverage
Ask Emily is a biweekly column by Emily Bazar of the CHCF Center for Health Reporting, answering questions about the Affordable Care Act. Read all of her columns at sacbee.com/askemily.
Emily Bazar writes for the CHCF Center for Health Reporting, answering questions about the Affordable Care Act. Read all her columns at sacbee.com/askemily.
23 Sep 2014 at 7:28pm


Ask Emily: Changes ahead for dental coverage under Obamacare
Covered California will be offering optional, stand-alone dental plans for adults and families next year, though they won’t be available when open enrollment begins on Nov. 15. Look for them in early 2015, before open enrollment ends, a spokesman says.
Emily Bazar writes for the CHCF Center for Health Reporting, answering questions about the Affordable Care Act. Read all her columns at sacbee.com/askemily.
9 Sep 2014 at 6:23pm



KCRA TV 3 News




1 pilot dead in SpaceShipTwo flight failure
The first sign there was a problem Friday with Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo came at about 45,000 feet, just two minutes after the spaceplane separated from the jet-powered aircraft that carried it aloft, officials said. It wasn't something overt wi...
31 Oct 2014 at 4:53pm




California officials find man in bed with 10-year-old
Authorities making Halloween probation checks on convicted sex offenders have arrested a man in Pomona after allegedly finding him in bed with a 10-year-old girl.
31 Oct 2014 at 4:25pm




3 California counties to vote on fracking bans
Voters in three coastal California counties vote Tuesday on whether to ban fracking and other intensive oil production, even as slumping prices globally are leading companies to start to scale back on production.
31 Oct 2014 at 4:18pm




Deadly big rig crash closes lanes on Stockton's Crosstown Freeway
A deadly crash involving a big rig has closed lanes on Stockton's Crosstown Freeway.
31 Oct 2014 at 4:53pm




Deputies' memorials expected to impact Roseville traffic
Memorial services for the two deputies killed in the line of duty are expected to impact traffic in Roseville on Monday and Tuesday, city officials said Friday.
31 Oct 2014 at 3:49pm




Yosemite closes roads due to Halloween storm
Yosemite National Park says that Tioga and Glacier Point roads will close at 6:00 p.m. Friday as heavy snow is forecast in the park.
31 Oct 2014 at 3:41pm




Huge crowd lines streets to celebrate SF Giants
Under gray skies and a steady mist, tens of thousands of San Francisco Giants fans watched their favorite players take photos, wave and mug for the crowd from atop double-decker buses, as the team's victory parade wound through downtown on its way to City Hall.
31 Oct 2014 at 3:12pm




Mailed ballots suggest low turnout in CA elections
California appears to be on track for another low-turnout election as elections clerks and analysts report that the number of voters mailing in their absentee ballots has declined compared with previous election cycles.
31 Oct 2014 at 2:40pm




Sacramento Zoo announces birth of 3 lion cubs
The Sacramento Zoo announced the birth of three healthy African Lion cubs.
31 Oct 2014 at 1:17pm




Apartment explosion reported in Walnut Creek
Fire crews responded to reports of an explosion Friday at a San Francisco Bay Area apartment complex that left two people with critical burn injuries, a fire captain said.
31 Oct 2014 at 12:04pm



Red Bluff Daily News


Halloween Carnival in Red Bluff scares up hundreds of trick-or-treaters
RED BLUFF >> Batgirls, Ninja Turtles, fairies and more gathered on the eve of Halloween for the fourth annual Halloween Carnival here.
30 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm


Red Bluff-Tehama County police and fire reports: Oct. 31, 2014
The following information has been compiled from Red Bluff Police Department, Tehama County Sheriff's Department, Corning Police Department and California Highway Patrol logs.
30 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm


Pumpkin decorating contest winners announced
Express Employment Professionals owner Lisa Hansen announced the winners of the business' Pumpkin Decorating Competition this week with Antelope Veterinary Hospital taking top honors.
30 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm


Measure to increase Red Bluff sales tax in hands of voters
RED BLUFF >> Voters here will soon go to the polls and decide whether to raise the city sales tax, which city officials say will largely bolster police and fire funding at a time when revenues still lag pre-recession levels.
30 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm


Corning woman arrested after allegedly spitting in officer's face, resisting ...
CORNING >> A Corning woman was arrested Monday evening after allegedly spitting on two police officers and resisting arrest, the Corning Police Department said in a press release issued Wednesday.
29 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm


Tehama County Most Wanted: TREY CLEVELAND KING
Trey Cleveland King Date of Birth: 05/23/87 Physical Description: 5-8, 145 lbs, brown hair and hazel eyes.
29 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm


Tehama County Court roundup: Oct. 31, 2014
The following defendants were sentenced in Tehama County Superior Court, according to the Tehama County District Attorney's Office: Recent State/Local Prison Commitments: People vs.
30 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm


Child Support Services invites children to trick or treat
Tehama County Department of Child Support Services invites children to trick or treat 3-5 p.m. Friday at the office, 1005 Vista Way in Red Bluff.
30 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm


Tehama County announces walnut buying period
RED BLUFF >> Tehama County Agricultural Commissioner Rick Gurrola announced this week the walnut buying period will begin Saturday, pursuant to the county's newly adopted walnut theft ordinance.
30 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm


Man flees from police with loaded firearm, 3-year-old daughter
RED BLUFF >> A 24-year-old Tehama County man with five warrants out for his arrest was taken into custody Sunday afternoon by Red Bluff Police as he was walking with his 3-year-old daughter while armed with a pistol.
27 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm



Chico Enterprise Record


Specialty BMX stolen in Chico was reclaimed by alert bicycle shop service man...
CHICO >> Like many people in town, Mike Gage was upset when he heard a 7-year-old boy had his specialty racing bike stolen while visiting Chico a few weeks ago.
30 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm


Editorial: Pot growers take slate mail to a new low
It's the silly season of the election. It's the season of the slate mailers, which we're still amazed is an industry that survives.
29 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm


Death notices for Oct. 31
BICE: Dorothy Bice, 104, of Paradise, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in Paradise. Arrangements are under the direction of Paradise Chapel of the Pines, 877-4991.
29 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm


Update: Maine judge rejects restrictions in Ebola nurse case
FORT KENT, Maine — A Maine judge has rejected a bid by state health officials to restrict the movement of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.
30 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm


1938 'War of the Worlds' radio show to be rebroadcast on Halloween
The 1938 radio show that had people actually thinking Martians had invaded the Earth will be rebroadcast at 9 p.
29 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm


Chico haunted house offers 10 rooms of horrors
CHICO >> The safe word is "pumpkin." If you get scared silly or creeped-out to the core, and you just can't take it any more, shouting out Halloween's orangest icon will score safe passage out of the Asylum of the Dead.
28 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm


Rain here in the north valley; snow higher up
Bring the umbrellas today if you're in the north valley and snow shovels for higher up. The National Weather Service says rain should be starting this morning and continue to Saturday, along with breezy conditions.
30 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm


Historic town of Pulga for sale in Butte County, $499K price tag
PULGA >> Interested in a rustic, ramshackle town to call your own? You might be in luck. The town of Pulga is for sale for $499,000, offering a chance to own 62 bucolic acres bordering the North Fork of the Feather River and a Western Pacific
26 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm


Editorial: State propositions warrant much skepticism
California voters have every right to view all state propositions with a healthy dose of skepticism. Propositions rarely do exactly what the authors say they will do.
5 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm


Chico police, university and hospital increase staffing for Halloween weekend
CHICO >> Law enforcement agencies are gearing up for Halloween weekend in Chico, but with rainfall expected on Friday, the hope is that most people will want to end the revelry early.
28 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm



KRCR TV Redding



Family of bus driver files lawsuit in deadly Orland crash
10 people died in April's fiery collision between a tour bus and a FedEx truck in Glenn County.
31 Oct 2014 at 6:27am




Supporters of Measure A hold conference to voice concerns
Supporters of Measure A held a press conference Thursday in Redding to discuss why they believe outdoor cultivation of marijuana in Shasta County should be banned.
30 Oct 2014 at 6:24pm




School janitor accused of molesting student to stand trial
A Butte County school janitor accused of having sexual relations with a student will stand trial.
30 Oct 2014 at 6:16pm




Funds raised to give free bus rides to veterans
RABA teamed up with a Shasta County Veterans group to raise money to give free ride tickets for veterans.
30 Oct 2014 at 6:00pm




'Operation Boo' to keep sex offenders away on Halloween
The operation is a California law that keeps sex offenders inside their homes and away from children on Halloween.
30 Oct 2014 at 5:59pm




Man burned in hash oil mishap
A man was burned while making hash oil on Thursday at a Keswick Dam Road residence, said the Redding Police Department.
30 Oct 2014 at 4:25pm




Smashing pumpkins, science on display at Chico State
Chico State physics students presented their 27th annual pumpkin drop on Thursday on the south side of Butte Hall.
30 Oct 2014 at 4:24pm




Missing Paradise woman found
April Grous, who had been reported missing by family, has been located and is safe, said the Paradise Police Department.
30 Oct 2014 at 12:17pm




Police make arrest in Halloween beating death
The Redding Police Department made an arrest Wednesday afternoon in the Halloween beating death case.
30 Oct 2014 at 9:59am




Hunter, pilot share daring search and rescue story
Dave Stornetta, 59, was located by an Air Shasta helicopter Tuesday evening. Stornetta had been missing since he failed to meet up with his son for lunch last Wednesday.
30 Oct 2014 at 12:26am




Sacramento CBSLocal


Sandoval Wants To Spend Rest Of Career With Giants
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Pablo Sandoval walked up the stairs as he brought up the rear of yet another Giants victory parade and immediately got stopped by home run king Barry Bonds. “Don’t walk by […]
31 Oct 2014 at 4:28pm


Big Rig Goes Over Side Of Bridge In Stockton
Westbound Highway 4 to northbound Interstate 5 is closed after a big rig crash Friday afternoon.
31 Oct 2014 at 3:20pm


San Diego Day Care Center Operator Held In Baby?s Death
The former owner of a San Diego day care center has been arrested on suspicion of killing a baby two years ago at the now-closed facility.
31 Oct 2014 at 2:07pm


Mailed Ballots Suggest Low Turnout In California
A drop in the number of voters mailing their absentee ballots signals that California may be on track for another low-turnout election.
31 Oct 2014 at 1:54pm


Toddler In Surgery After Being Stabbed In The Face
Deputies say that a 2-year-old boy is in surgery after he was stabbed in the face Friday morning.
31 Oct 2014 at 1:08pm


Injury Report: Nine Raiders Questionable For Seattle Game This Weekend
Do the Oakland Raiders have nine bodies to spare on Halloween weekend for their game in Seattle against the defending champions? Of course not. But that's the spooky truth the Silver & Black faces as they prepare for the Seahawks this Sunday. The Raiders are winless and will need a lot of tricks and treats to capture their first victory of the season against Seattle.
31 Oct 2014 at 1:00pm


Week 9 Injury Report: 49ers Well Rested, Rams Not So Lucky
The week 9 injury report is as lopsided as it could be. The 49ers have no real injuries, while the Rams have just about everyone injured. If St. Louis suffers any injuries in this game they could be in serious trouble.
31 Oct 2014 at 1:00pm


Kane, WWE?s Top Monster, Lists 3 Scariest Pro Wrestlers In History
Kane, the scariest man in WWE, sits down with Turnbuckle Weekly, just in time for Halloween.
31 Oct 2014 at 11:39am


Virgin Galactic Says SpaceShipTwo Has Been Lost
Virgin Galactic has reported an unspecified problem during a test flight of its SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket.
31 Oct 2014 at 11:26am


A Look At The Sacramento Zoo?s New Lion Cubs
It has been a week of happiness and heartbreak for the big cats at the Sacramento Zoo.
31 Oct 2014 at 11:04am



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