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Most Sacramento City Council members praise arena financing plan
The Sacramento City Council provided mostly glowing reviews Tuesday night of the city’s plan to help finance a new downtown sports arena for the Kings.
22 Apr 2014 at 9:41pm


East Bay to tap Sacramento River water
To cope with drought, the East Bay Municipal Utility District will begin diverting water from the Sacramento River at Freeport this month for the first time ever.

22 Apr 2014 at 11:13pm


Former Sacramento Capitals owner plans to switch to guilty plea, lawyer says
The former owner of the defunct Sacramento Capitals professional tennis team plans to plead guilty after being charged with fraud in a massive Ponzi scheme, his lawyer said Tuesday.
22 Apr 2014 at 11:34pm


Marcos Breton: Sacramento runners did our city proud at the Boston Marathon
Befitting a vibrant community of runners, Sacramento was well represented at the Boston Marathon.
23 Apr 2014 at 12:00am


Fix50 hits Yolo commuters hard
For many, the commute was a breeze on uncongested freeways. Others, though, found themselves squeezed in gridlock that spanned a river and crossed county lines.
Construction workers take a break during the first day of lane closures on the Fix50 project along a key stretch of Highway 50 in Sacramento.
Joe Small, an employee at Sacramento State, turned to his bicycle instead of a motor vehicle on the first day of lane closures on Highway 50 as part of the Fix50 project.
Traffic ...
23 Apr 2014 at 12:04am


Gloria Glyer: Fundraising events around the Sacramento region
Upcoming fundraising events include an Emerald City-themed Vintage 2014.
23 Apr 2014 at 12:00am


Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: What happened to suspect in 2009 shooting death in V...
What happened to Keith Williams, convicted of killing Paul Ray Cousins in May 2009? Was he the only party involved? What was his reason for killing the young man?
22 Apr 2014 at 9:39pm


Sacramento man abandons Everest climb in wake of avalanche that killed Sherpa...
Jim Geiger, a Sacramento climber who sought to become the oldest American to summit Mount Everest, announced today that he is abandoning the effort in the wake of an avalanche Friday that killed 16 Sherpa guides.
Jim Geiger
23 Apr 2014 at 12:53am


Placer court looking for grand jury volunteers
Placer Superior Court is looking for citizen volunteers to serve on the 2014-15 Grand Jury.
22 Apr 2014 at 4:01pm


Roseville senior citizens can sign up for calls to assure well-being
Roseville senior citizens with disabilities or who are housebound can sign up for “You Are Not Alone,” a telephone reassurance program, to receive calls from Police Department volunteers to check on their well-being.
22 Apr 2014 at 5:13pm


Ask Emily: As enforcer of Obamacare, the IRS faces limits
Americans love their tax refunds. So why is conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh advising his listeners to avoid them? In a word, Obamacare.
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.
22 Apr 2014 at 6:06pm


Ask Emily: More time to avoid the Obamacare tax penalty
In my last column, I warned you that March 31 was your last chance to sign up for a health plan from Covered California or the private market if you wanted to get health coverage this year. So much for that.
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.
8 Apr 2014 at 8:38pm


Ask Emily: Last chance: The Obamacare deadline is here
Ask Emily is a biweekly column by Emily Bazar of the CHCF Center for Health Reporting, answering questions about the Affordable Care Act.
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.
27 Mar 2014 at 6:02pm



KCRA TV 3 News




NorCal man recalls 30-foot fall from Yosemite granite wall
A Northern California rock climber fell 30 feet from a granite wall, landing on a ledge 1,000 feet above the Yosemite Valley floor -- but he's expected to recover, the man said Tuesday, days after his weekend scare.
22 Apr 2014 at 11:19pm




Calif. bill reignites affirmative action fight
Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the state's powerful Democratic Party and creating opportunity for conservatives.
22 Apr 2014 at 10:47pm




Live updates: Ready for Day 2 of Fix 50 project?
Police in Sacramento and West Sacramento will continue to monitor traffic cameras Wednesday as the Fix 50 project continues in the eastbound lanes of the W/X Freeway.
22 Apr 2014 at 9:31pm




FedEx sued over deadly Orland bus crash
The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
22 Apr 2014 at 9:03pm




S. Korea: Boy made 1st distress call on ferry
The first distress call from the ferry Sewol came not from the crew, but from a boy who used a cell phone to contact emergency services from aboard the sinking ship, the South Korean coast guard confirmed to CNN Tuesday. CNN affiliate JTBC reported th...
22 Apr 2014 at 8:01pm




Crews knock down 3-alarm blaze in SF
San Francisco fire officials say a three-alarm blaze has been knocked down after destroying one house, damaging two others and leaving one firefighter with minor burns.
22 Apr 2014 at 4:44pm




Man dies on flight from Texas to California
Authorities say a man in his 70s has died on a jetliner while flying from Dallas to Southern California.
22 Apr 2014 at 4:40pm




Oregon man sentenced in NorCal attack
An Oregon man convicted of killing his aunt and wounding his uncle in a knife attack in Northern California has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
22 Apr 2014 at 2:41pm




California foreclosure rates rise in 2014
A research firm says California home foreclosure starts increased from January through March after plunging to an eight-year low in the previous quarter.
22 Apr 2014 at 2:39pm




Sacramento woman last seen Friday considered at-risk
A 29-year-old woman who has not been seen since leaving her Sacramento home Friday is being sought by the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department.
22 Apr 2014 at 1:43pm



Red Bluff Daily News


15-year-old girl stabbed in Corning
Corning >> A 15-year-old girl was stabbed Thursday evening in Corning, according to a press release issued Monday.
20 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Red Bluff-Tehama County police and fire reports: April 22, 2014
The following information is compiled from Red Bluff Police Department, Tehama County Sheriff's Department, Corning Police Department and California Highway Patrol logs.
21 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Death Notices: 01.28.14
Ruben David Gossett Ruben David Gossett, of Red Bluff died Saturday, Jan.
27 Jan 2014 at 11:00pm


Four cited for driving after judge ordered them not to drive
Red Bluff >> Despite having just been told by a judge not to drive, four individuals were arrested Monday for driving away from the Tehama County Superior Courthouse.
20 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer
PRAGUE (AP) — The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
22 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Two-car crash in Red Bluff leaves 2 kids with minor injuries
Red Bluff >> A two-car crash at Givens Road and South Jackson Street Tuesday evening left two young children with minor injuries, police said.
21 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Some drama off-camera in Mideast conflict film
AL-EIN REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — An American director's short film about an Israeli army raid in a Palestinian refugee camp ends with a surprise — literally involving a rabbit, though not one pulled from a hat.
22 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Change of venue hearing delayed in Marysa Nichols' murder case
Red Bluff >> Quentin Ray Bealer's attorney announced in Tehama Superior Court Tuesday that he was withdrawing his change of venue motion in order to file a new one for his defendant, who is accused of murdering 14-year-old Marysa Nichols.
21 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Red Bluff Round-Up Rodeo Parade results
The results for the 2014 Red Bluff Round-Up Rodeo Parade, held Saturday, April 19, are as follows: Band sweepstakes Corning High School Comittee's choice One Arm Bandit and Company Best depiction of theme Hart Family Equestrian sweepstakes Redding Jr.
21 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


New California traffic laws set to take effect for 2014
SACRAMENTO With 2014 just around the corner, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is reminding motorists of some of the new laws that will become effective in the new year.
25 Dec 2013 at 11:00pm



Chico Enterprise Record


Chico's interim fire chief retires, new interim chief starts Thursday
CHICO >> Chico Fire Department interim Chief Keith Carter is retiring, and starting Thursday a new interim chief will take over.
21 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Council to consider writing off loan to Chico Creek Nature Center
Chico >> After years of payment deferrals by the Chico Creek Nature Center, the Chico City Council soon will soon be asked to consider if it's perhaps best to write off the loan instead of deferring payments again or opting for interest-only
21 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Students use Kickstarter to fund library
BERKELEY (AP) — A new Berkeley charter school had all the latest technology but no library — so the students designed one and raised money via Kickstarter to build it.
21 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Supervisors decide to put pot growing regulations to a vote
OROVILLE >> Butte County supervisors voted to have the most recent marijuana cultivation ordinance put on the ballot in November.
21 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Death Notices for April 23
AVERY: Former Orland resident John L. Avery, 39, of Fayetteville, N.C., died Friday, April 11, 2014, in Chapel Hill, N.
21 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm



Redding.com

U-Prep Science Bowl competes for national title in Washington, D.C.
Team nearly made it to final round last year. This year team members want to leave champions.
22 Apr 2014 at 6:00pm
by katie.gillespie@redding.com (Katie Gillespie)



Today in history: April 23, 2014
In 1914: Company D of Redding wanted to go to Mexico if the National Guard was required to fight.
22 Apr 2014 at 11:59pm


North State in Brief: April 23, 2014
A roundup of North State news in brief.
22 Apr 2014 at 10:00pm


Police: Two most wanted offenders caught at one time
Redding Police say they found two Most Wanted subjects near a vacant home Sunday.
22 Apr 2014 at 7:43pm


Ram hits woman, 63, causing major injuries
Paramedics are taking a woman to Mercy Medical Center after a ram hit her face, causing major injuries this evening.
22 Apr 2014 at 7:07pm


Kool April Nites registration begins Wednesday
Kool April Nites Kool Corner opens, show and shines scheduled and Foothill High School to hold fundraiser in Mega Tent.
22 Apr 2014 at 6:00pm


With more patients and fewer doctors, Shasta Community Health Center limits n...
Shasta Community Health Center is limiting new patients at two of its clinics because of a growing insured population and a dwindling physician one.
22 Apr 2014 at 6:00pm
by ashulman@redding.com (Alayna Shulman)


Hayfork Head Start faces possible closure; more than 400 sign petition to kee...
Head Start says Hayfork program not enrolling enough students, but those who do participate say small town benefits from preschool.
22 Apr 2014 at 6:00pm
by katie.gillespie@redding.com (Katie Gillespie)


Judge grants defense more time in teen's murder case
Attorney still wants to gauge public knowledge of case in which a 14-year-old girl was strangled.
22 Apr 2014 at 6:00pm
by jszydlowski@redding.com (Joe Szydlowski)


Homeless event needs help from North State businesses
An annual event that helps the homeless obtain basic medical care and services like obtaining an identification card is at risk of being downsized.
22 Apr 2014 at 6:00pm
by dbenda@redding.com (David Benda)




Sacramento CBSLocal


Accused Distracted Driver In Deadly Crash Released From Jail After Court Appe...
Mia Aguiar, 19, was released from court after she promised the judge she would return to face felony charges of vehicular manslaughter and gross negligence.
22 Apr 2014 at 10:56pm


Fix 50: Is It Faster To Go Around Project Or Through Construction
CBS13 photojournalist James Taylor took the typical route along Highway 50 and into the teeth of the project, while CBS13?s Nick Janes tried the alternate route suggested by Caltrans? taking Interstate 80 to Watt Avenue, then inbound to Business 80.
22 Apr 2014 at 10:52pm


Sacramento Kings? Doors Will Come From Maker Of Massive Space-X Entrance
Schweiss Doors owner Michael Schweiss says the Kings doors will be as high as the Space-X doors?the tallest he?s ever made.
22 Apr 2014 at 10:41pm


Student?s Family Sues FedEx Over Deadly Orland Tour Bus Crash
The negligence suit that seeks $100 million in damages is the first filed in connection with the April 10 freeway crash in Orland, said A. King Aminpour, the attorney for the plaintiffs.
22 Apr 2014 at 8:04pm


First Day Of Fix 50 Brings Delays, Lane Goofs, Camera Problems
Crews are demolishing the rail to widen the shoulders to 10 feet, but the real issue is the deck. In the coming days, cracks will be fixed, and a new 4-inch layer of concrete will be poured on top to strengthen and improve the half-mile stretch.
22 Apr 2014 at 6:46pm


UC Davis Using Food Waste To Power Campus In First-Of-Its-Kind Program
It?s a smelly scoop of trash?food waste mostly?that instead of going to a landfill is being fed into a giant machine with a cool-sounding name: The Bio-Digester.
22 Apr 2014 at 6:42pm


FBI Searching Sierra For Man Accused Of Killing Wife, Mother, Children In 1970s
William Bradley Bishop allegedly killed five members of his family in Maryland in March 1976 by bludgeoning them with a hammer. Now he?s one of the FBI?s Top 10 most wanted.
22 Apr 2014 at 6:39pm


Pujols Becomes 26th To Reach 500 Homers
Albert Pujols has hit the 500th home run of his career, becoming the 26th player in major league history to reach that milestone. The Angels’ slugger did it with a pair of shots against the […]
22 Apr 2014 at 5:52pm


Giants LHP Huff To DL, OF Perez Recalled
The San Francisco Giants have placed left-hander David Huff on the 15-day disabled list and recalled outfielder Juan Perez from Triple-A Fresno. Huff relieved Ryan Vogelsong in the second inning of Monday’s 8-2 loss at […]
22 Apr 2014 at 5:11pm


Fugitive?s Van Acted As ?Movable Dungeon? To Lock Up Abducted Women
Kelly Swoboda already was wanted by police because he was the suspect in bank robberies as well as a January kidnapping at a tanning salon southeast of Portland.
22 Apr 2014 at 5:05pm



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