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Free Yoga Day gives Sacramento residents a 'taste test' of popular yoga pract...
The warmly lit classroom of “It’s All Yoga” was silent Monday morning but for the sounds of deep, contemplative breathing and the light thud of bare feet on foam mats. On the other side of the studio window, curious onlookers crowded a registration table and a free massage stand, seeking to join a healthful Labor Day alternative.
1 Sep 2014 at 2:36pm


Temps to hit 101 on Labor Day
September starts with a sizzle, then simmers below 100 for rest of the week.
Sacramento artist Philip Davis works on his artwork during the Chalk It Up event at Fremont Park, Sunday August 31, 2014.
1 Sep 2014 at 10:42am


String of blazes hits South Sacramento
Three minor fires keep Sacramento fire crews busy on Labor Day
1 Sep 2014 at 11:16am


Sacramento light rail headed off to college
After nearly a decade of struggles, Sacramento Regional Transit’s Blue Line light rail extension project is now full throttle. It needs to be. The local bus and rail agency is up against a “use it or lose it” $135 million federal deadline. Either it has trains rolling by Sept. 6, 2015, or risk losing its federal financial backing.
Sacramento Regional Transit director Ed Scofield on the tracks of the $270 million light rail extension to Cosumnes River College in Sacramento, Calif., on Tu...
1 Sep 2014 at 12:16am


With no cure, little hope, a family struggles with Huntington’s disease
The Gonzalez family wages a fight with Huntington's disease, the inherited, degenerative and fatal brain disorder that usually strikes in mid-life. Raul Gonzalez, 35, was diagnosed with the disease a little more than two years ago, four years after it was detected in his daughter, Lizvet, now 16.
Graciela Alfaro gets a smile from her daughter, Lizvet, in their home in Newman last month.
Graciela Alfaro gets up from holding her daughter, Lizvet Gonzalez, on the couch last month. ...
1 Sep 2014 at 12:48pm


Indian sport of kabaddi comes to Sacramento, Stockton
A sport traditionally played in rural Indian villages is heading to arenas in Sacramento and Stockton this month when the World Kabaddi League holds its first U.S. matches.
Pakistani men displaced by floods participate during a traditional game of Kabaddi, a team contact sport, outside their camps in Sukkur, southern Pakistan on Sept. 21, 2010. Government officials organized the event to entertain flood affected people and help them temporarily forget life at the camps.
Earlier th...
1 Sep 2014 at 8:56am


Placer County gets a new animal shelter
The Board of Supervisors last week unanimously approved a new $22.1 million state-of-the-art animal services center in north Auburn. The 36,657-square-foot facility, expected to open in 2016, will replace the county’s existing animal shelter, a small cinder- block building from 1975.

1 Sep 2014 at 9:22am


Steve Young donation gives music therapy a boost at Sutter Children’s Center
Elizabeth Feytser’s tiny pink toes tap ever so slightly to the tune of “The Itsy Bitsy Spider,” playing at her cribside in the Sutter Children’s Center ICU. The soothing timbre of music therapist Kathleen Humphries’ voice rolls over the hum of heart monitors and oxygen pulsers as the 6-month-old’s lips curve into a curious smile.
Kathleen Humphries, 26, a neurologic music therapist with McConnell Music Therapy Services, plays guitar and sings for Elizabeth “Alli&#x20...
1 Sep 2014 at 12:01pm


Sacramento-area DUI arrests rise with boosted enforcement for approaching hol...
Increased DUI patrol efforts from police departments across the county have led to 317 total arrests during the past two weeks - a period identified by officials as featuring elevated incidents of drunk driving.
1 Sep 2014 at 8:46am


Applause: Kudos to Shu Lin, Meals on Wheels, Rotary Club of Arden Arcade
Shu Lin, a UC Davis professor, received the Exceptional Public Achievement medal from NASA. The medal acknowledges Lin’s 25 years of outstanding contributions to NASA’s mission. The professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering recently developed code allowing the IRIS solar observatory to communicate data about the lower layers of the sun’s atmosphere.
1 Sep 2014 at 12:00am


Ask Emily: Does Covered California really have you covered?
A worrisome trend is emerging among some Californians who thought they were safe and secure under Covered California: Their plans are being canceled without consent and sometimes without notice.
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.
26 Aug 2014 at 5:26pm


Ask Emily: Change and no change at Covered California health insurance exchange
I’m sure you’ve heard that premiums for plans sold through our health insurance exchange, Covered California, will go up an average of 4.2 percent next year. Just remember, “average” means just that. Your premium increase (or decrease in some cases) will depend on a variety of factors.
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.
12 Aug 2014 at 2:44pm


Ask Emily: Big bills lurk in specialty drug category
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 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.
29 Jul 2014 at 6:40pm



KCRA TV 3 News




7-year-old hurt while target shooting in El Dorado Co.
A 7-year-old Bay Area boy had to be flown to a Sacramento hospital after he was hurt while target shooting at his family's Georgetown property, deputies said Monday.
1 Sep 2014 at 3:22pm




Roof collapses in early morning fire in Sacramento
A family escaped a fire that heavily damaged their home early Monday morning in Sacramento.
1 Sep 2014 at 2:29pm




Victim shot after suspected kidnapper enters his apartment
A 44-year-old man died after being shot inside an apartment complex after several people -- including a suspected kidnapper -- entered his apartment in Stockton Sunday night, police said.
1 Sep 2014 at 2:28pm




Ebola zone: Funerals and ghost towns
At the gravesite in a northern Liberia village, there are no religious or traditional burial rites. No ceremony, no mourning, no family members, and no final goodbyes.
1 Sep 2014 at 2:11pm




Police: Man dies after being shot in Manteca park
One of two men who were shot in Manteca park died from his injuries, police said.
1 Sep 2014 at 1:31pm




Last hurrah for Folsom Lake boaters
For many Folsom Lake Boaters, Labor Day will likely be their last day hitting the lake due to the falling water level.
1 Sep 2014 at 12:40pm




Cameron unveils new anti-ISIS proposals
British Prime Minister David Cameron called Monday for a new law to give police the temporary power to seize a passport in case a British citizen is suspected of trying to travel to support ISIS.
1 Sep 2014 at 11:43am




Magnitude-3.5 earthquake hits Gilroy
The U.S. Geological Survey has registered a minor earthquake in Northern California.
1 Sep 2014 at 10:27am




Crews battling NorCal wildfire brace for warmer weather
Crews battling a wildfire in a far Northern California forest that has led to the evacuation of 250 homes are bracing for warmer, dryer weather.
1 Sep 2014 at 9:43am




NorCal wildfires show slower growth
The U.S. Forest Service says cloudy skies and lower temperatures have slowed the spread of two forest wildfires that are threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
31 Aug 2014 at 10:40pm



Red Bluff Daily News


Five contractors cited in undercover sting
RED BLUFF >> Five Redding men were cited during a recent California Contractors State License Board sting operation that took place at a Red Bluff commercial building Tuesday.
29 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm


Red Bluff-Tehama County police and fire reports: Aug. 30, 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.
29 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm


Red Bluff cheerleader raising funds after earning spot in London parade
RED BLUFF >> A Red Bluff Union High School cheerleader has earned an opportunity to perform in London, England on New Year's Day 2015, but she's hoping for some community support to make the adventure happen.
29 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm


Red Bluff receives nearly $1M grant for boat launch facility
RED BLUFF >> The city of Red Bluff on Thursday reeled in a nearly $1 million grant from the state for a new boat launch facility.
29 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm


Authorities investigate 'suspicious' death of 14-month-old
RED BLUFF >> The Tehama County Sheriff's Department and Red Bluff police are investigating what they call the "suspicious" death of a 14-month-old baby girl, according to a Sheriff's Department press release issued Thursday.
28 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm


Red Bluff crushes Central Valley in football opener 40-8
SHASTA LAKE >> The Spartans defense was as good as advertised in the season opener Friday, scoring twice and shutting down the hosts Central Valley Falcons in a 40-8 Red Bluff win.
29 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm


Joe Harrop: Read my lips, this ain't gonna happen
If the Red Bluff City Council meeting had been televised, it would have been up for an Emmy Monday night for the Best Single Episode of Governmental Comedy.
29 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm


Jennifer Lawrence requests nude pics investigation
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jennifer Lawrence has contacted authorities to investigate who stole and posted nude images of the Oscar winner online, a publicist for the actress said.
31 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm


Northern Section Football Week 0 Scores & Standings
Week 0 Results Red Bluff 40, Central Valley 0 Williams 2, Los Molinos 0, forfeit Chico 31, Roseville 28 Etna 26, University Prep 0 Hamilton 40, Colusa 26 Lassen 33, Galena 7 Marysville 32, Las Plumas 19 Orland 42, Durham 0 Paradise 63, American Canyon 16 Pierce 23, Esparto 14 Pleasant Valley 21, Yuba City 16 Portola 47, Incline 45 Rio Vista 28, East Nicolaus 0 Shasta 42, Anderson 22 Trinity 44,
29 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm


Sacramento River Discovery Center: End of summer report
The Sacramento River Discovery Center had a busy and successful summer season thanks to the assistance of the members of the Red Bluff Community.
29 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm



Chico Enterprise Record


Man stabbed to death in downtown Chico
CHICO >> A 44-year-old man died around 12:30 a.m. Sunday after suffering multiple stab wounds in a fight with two people.
31 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm


Chico High chemistry teacher receives national award
CHICO >> As much as they adore her, few of Jenelle Ball's students may know they are learning from one of the best chemistry teachers in the country.
29 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm


Labor Day weekend revelry contained, respectful
CHICO >> Labor Day weekend festivities are usually a time of raucous parties both downtown and on the Sacramento River, but this year has been mild.
30 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm


Death Notice
KARR >> Gene L. Karr, 76, of Oroville, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Oroville. Arrangements are under the direction of Scheer Memorial Chapel, 533-5255.
30 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm


New groundwater rules are the biggest change to water law in our lifetime
SACRAMENTO >> The wild west of groundwater law is about to change in California. Friday the Legislature passed AB1739, which works with SB1168 to begin groundwater management.
28 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm


Former Playboy model jailed for cocaine smuggling
SYDNEY >> Former Playboy model Brandi Brandt was sentenced to up to six years in prison today for being part of a drug smuggling ring that brought cocaine to Australia.
28 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm


Feather River whitewater a warm-up for late September race
FEATHER RIVER CANYON >> Dozens of colorful kayaks and rafts could be spotted Saturday and Sunday amidst the green and white water of the Feather River.
30 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm


Death notices for Aug. 31
BALCH: Jeramy Balch, 33, of Hamilton City, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Durham. Arrangements are under the direction of Brusie Funeral Home, 342-5642.
29 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm


Chico Council to consider options for Butte County Grand Jury response
CHICO >> Concerns raised by the Butte County Grand Jury about the city of Chico's finances are consistent with those of the City Council and appreciated "in light of the challenges that the organization faces," Mayor Scott Gruendl writes in
30 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm


Witness said deputies tried to help Live Oak man they ended up killing
LIVE OAK >> The Live Oak man who was shot and killed by Sutter County sheriff's deputies on Wednesday was bleeding from the neck and pointing a gun at law enforcement while they tried to negotiate with him, according to a woman who was in the
28 Aug 2014 at 11:00pm



Redding.com



Sacramento CBSLocal


Governor Brown?s GOP Challenger Trying Novel Tactics
Republicans finally have the kind of gubernatorial candidate they need to be competitive in overwhelmingly Democratic California ? a young, second-generation social moderate who has financial expertise and is comfortable on social media.
1 Sep 2014 at 1:03pm


Southern California High School Retires Arab Mascot
A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.
1 Sep 2014 at 12:16pm


Tuskegee Foundation Flyers
1 Sep 2014 at 11:41am


Jennifer Lawrence Requests Investigation Into Theft Of Nude Pics
Jennifer Lawrence has contacted authorities to investigate who stole and posted nude images of the Oscar winner online, a publicist for the actress said.
1 Sep 2014 at 11:38am


Magnitude-3.5 Quake Rattles Gilroy
The U.S. Geological Survey has registered a minor earthquake in Northern California.
1 Sep 2014 at 11:35am


Serena Williams Rolls To US Open Quarters
Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year, defeating Kaia Kenepi 6-3, 6-3 Monday and keeping alive her hopes for a third straight U.S. Open title.
1 Sep 2014 at 11:30am


US Open Darling CiCi Bellis Wins Junior Opener
The darling of the U.S. Open, 15-year-old CiCi Bellis, opened her pursuit of the junior girls' crown with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Mexico's Renata Zarazua.
1 Sep 2014 at 10:15am


Police: Utah Woman Swallows Stolen Ring
Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it.
1 Sep 2014 at 10:01am


Bryan Brothers Roll To Quarters Of US Open Doubles
Americans Bob and Mike Bryan advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open doubles Monday, downing countrymen Bradley Klahn and Tim Smyzek 6-3, 7-6 (5).
1 Sep 2014 at 10:00am


Man Shot Inside Stockton Apartment Complex
1 Sep 2014 at 9:47am



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