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Bay Area consumer loan company hit with $92 million penalty for predatory loa...
In a final federal slapdown, a Bay Area company accused of thousands of fraudulent consumer loans – primarily against military service members – was ordered Tuesday to provide $92 million in debt relief to 17,000 consumers nationwide, including more than 1,100 in California. The enforcement action was a joint effort by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Washington, D.C., and 13 state attorneys general.
29 Jul 2014 at 10:16pm

Lassen park teams with NASA for weekend’s Dark Sky Festival
Lassen Volcanic National Park teams with NASA scientists to present 2014 Dark Sky Festival this weekend
29 Jul 2014 at 10:15pm

Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: What happened to man accused of mortgage fraud in Sa...
Do you have any information regarding Leonard Williams, indicted in Sacramento on money laundering, real estate fraud and tax evasion?
29 Jul 2014 at 9:25pm

League of Women Voters opposing Sacramento leader’s ‘strong mayor’ plan
It’s more than three months until the November election. But clearly, the looming political campaign over whether Sacramento should transform its style of governance is on the minds of some groups.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson’s latest proposal for a strong-mayor system of government has met with opposition from the League of Women Voters.
29 Jul 2014 at 10:15pm

Man suspected of killing NBA star’s aunt in Meadowview taken into police cust...
As the search for Michael Williams continued, Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes took to social media to ask for the public’s help in finding the man accused of killing his aunt.
Michael Williams
Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes sent a tweet expressing his gratitude after Tuesday’s arrest.
29 Jul 2014 at 10:15pm

Community donations save Sacramento’s wildlife rescue group
Sacramento’s Wildlife Care Association, which had run out of money and faced the possibility of shutting down in August, has been saved for now by donations from the community and wildlife advocates.
Five-day-old house finches are fed with a syringe.

29 Jul 2014 at 9:09pm

Police seek witnesses to crash in Sacramento’s Greenhaven area
Sacramento police are seeking witnesses to a July 23 crash in the Greenhaven area in which a woman and small child were injured.
29 Jul 2014 at 6:13pm

Grass fire damages workshops, threatens homes in south Sacramento
Two workshop buildings were damaged and several homes were threatened by a grass fire Tuesday afternoon on a large parcel in south Sacramento, near Cosumnes River College.
29 Jul 2014 at 5:34pm

Property damaged in Sand fire eligible for property tax relief
Residents who suffered property damage in the Sand fire are eligible for immediate property tax relief, according to the El Dorado County Assessor’s Office.
29 Jul 2014 at 4:56pm

Six temporary food/beverage sites to open Friday in Sacramento airport’s Term...
Food and beverage options in Sacramento International Airport’s Terminal A will be shuffled Friday (Aug. 1), with temporary vendors moving in while the terminal’s food court is remodeled for six new, permanent restaurant sites arriving in 2015.
29 Jul 2014 at 4:06pm

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
Emily Bazar writes for the CHCF Center for Health Reporting, answering questions about the Affordable Care Act. Read all her columns at
29 Jul 2014 at 6:40pm

Ask Emily: Medi-cal renewals: Another backlog on horizon?
Let’s start with some good news (because everything is relative): The backlog of Medi-Cal applications that I called “monumental” last month is now merely “massive.”
Emily Bazar writes for the CHCF Center for Health Reporting, answering questions about the Affordable Care Act. Read all her columns at
17 Jul 2014 at 12:28pm

Ask Emily: Help! Out-of-network emergency woes
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
Emily Bazar writes for the CHCF Center for Health Reporting, answering questions about the Affordable Care Act. Read all her columns at
1 Jul 2014 at 8:22pm

KCRA TV 3 News

More progress made against Sand Fire, now 85% contained
Some firefighters battling a wildfire in El Dorado and Amador counties that prompted evacuation orders for more than 400 homes before it was brought under control were dispatched to other fires.
29 Jul 2014 at 10:49pm

Kaiser study: 3.4M uninsured Californians gained coverage
A survey shows 3.4 million uninsured California adults have gained coverage since the first enrollment season under President Barack Obama's health overhaul.
29 Jul 2014 at 10:34pm

Council approves more money to speed up railyard project
The Sacramento City Council on Tuesday approved the spending of more money to speed up the railyard project, in order to meet a state funding deadline.
29 Jul 2014 at 10:04pm

Sheriff: Number of robberies in Antelope has jumped
People in the Antelope area of Sacramento County are worried about a recent rash of robberies and home invasions.
29 Jul 2014 at 9:37pm

8M-10M gallons gallons released in UCLA water main break
A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, trapping people in underground parking garages and covering some of the best-known parts of campus in water, including the school's famed basketball arena.
29 Jul 2014 at 9:35pm

Downtown Plaza demolition could begin Thursday
Some tell-tale signs around Sacramento’s Downtown Plaza suggest the beginning of the demolition of the three-square-block structure is very close. 
29 Jul 2014 at 9:00pm

'Hero' teens alert neighbors to Modesto house fire
When a 12-year-old and several teenagers spotted flames shooting from the roof of a Modesto house Tuesday afternoon, they jumped into action -- driving to the scene and warning the homeowners, along with their neighbors, to escape the fiery conditions.
29 Jul 2014 at 8:59pm

Gov. Brown signs education pact in Mexico City
Casa de California is a house, but it's also a little-known satellite office in Mexico City for the University of California. It is Gov. Brown's first visit here.
29 Jul 2014 at 8:58pm

Son fights off robbers; 'I knew to get these guys out or die trying'
A Morada family fought off four masked gunmen who tried to rob their home overnight.
29 Jul 2014 at 8:53pm

Last surviving crewmember of Enola Gay dies
Nearly 69 years ago, Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk navigated a U.S. B-29 Superfortress called the Enola Gay over Hiroshima, Japan, on a sunny August day. Once over its target, the Enola Gay unloaded the first atomic bomb dropped in war.
29 Jul 2014 at 7:35pm

Red Bluff Daily News

Corning man drowns in Black Butte Lake
Black Butte Lake >> A 32-year-old Corning man drowned to death Sunday night.
28 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

Red Bluff man arrested on suspicion of raping 17-year-old
RED BLUFF >> A Red Bluff man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of raping and sodomizing a 17-year-old girl, according to a Red Bluff police press release.
25 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

Danny Munoz celebrates album release at Tehama District Fairground
RED BLUFF >> Danny Munoz was nervous.
28 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

Fire reported in west Red Bluff
Around 6 p.m. Monday, Red Bluff Fire, CalFire and Tehama County Fire Department were dispatched to a reported residential structure fire into the vegetation on Walnut Street near Moonlight Road in west Red Bluff.
28 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

Faydra Rector: Good things happen to bad people
"One day she finally grasped that unexpected things were going to happen in life.
28 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

Corning wins Northern California Senior Little League title
SACRAMENTO >> Another group of Tehama County youngsters has won a Northern California Little League state championship.
27 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

Escaping email: Inspired vision or hallucination?
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email. The 30-year-old entrepreneur has learned a lot about communication since he teamed up with his college roommate Mark Zuckerberg to create Facebook a decade ago, and that knowledge is fueling an audacious attempt to change the way people connect at work, where the
28 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

Red Bluff-Tehama County police reports July 25-27
The following information has been compiled from Red Bluff Police Department, Tehama County Sheriff's Department, Corning Police Department and California Highway Patrol logs.
28 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

Corning Police investigating suspicious infant death
CORNING >> Law enforcement is investigating the suspicious death of a 16-day-old infant that passed away Friday.
27 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

Why Ray Guy picked John Madden to present him at Hall induction ceremony
Former Oakland Raider Ray Guy will be the first punter inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and he admitted Saturday's ceremony will be a very emotional moment for him.
27 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

Chico Enterprise Record

Dead woman found in park remembered as passionate about family, recovery
CHICO >> The daughter of a Chico woman found dead in Bidwell Park last week says her mother was not homeless and the circumstances around her death leave her questioning what truly happened.
27 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

6 p.m. update: Web Fire burns 325 acres, 35 percent contained
FOREST RANCH >> The wildfire northeast of Chico has burned 325 acres as of this afternoon, and full containment is expected Friday, according to Cal Fire-Butte County.
28 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

Update: Fire northeast of Chico up to 130 acres
COHASSET >> A fire burning in a remote area northeast of Chico was up to 130 acres as of deadline Monday, but according to Cal Fire, no structures are threatened.
27 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

Body of Corning man who drowned in Black Butte Lake recovered
The body of a man who apparently drowned Sunday in Black Butte Lake west of Orland was recovered this morning by the Tehama County Sheriff's Office dive team.
27 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

Update: Man hit and killed by train near Biggs
BIGGS >> A man died this afternoon after being hit by a train south of Biggs, according to authorities.
27 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

30-day fracking study puts off public vote to 2016
OROVILLE >> A decision to do a 30-day study on what an initiative banning hydraulic fracturing would mean to Butte County will effectively keep the measure off the ballot until June 2016.
28 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

Chico music instructor changes plea in domestic violence case
OROVILLE >> A Chico music instructor has pleaded no contest as charged for a domestic violence incident in January 2013.
27 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

Butte County authorities find, eradicate marijuana grow near Yankee Hill
YANKEE HILL >> Law enforcement from Butte County raided and eradicated an illegal marijuana grow on Tuesday, according to the Butte County Sheriff's Office.
28 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

Expect heat, smoke, even sprinkles in the north valley
With a fire burning in the foothills in the vicinity of Forest Ranch, east of Chico, today's weather is likely to include smoke in the valley with a chance of sprinkles before 11 a.
28 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

Chico State hazing death re-created in TV series
CHICO >> The horror of it all came rushing back in a 30-second TV teaser. The pain. The anguish.
28 Jul 2014 at 11:00pm

Sacramento CBSLocal

Vacaville Man Run Down By The Bulls At Alameda County Fairgrounds
Justin Triplett wanted to run with the bulls in the worst way, and he did?he got trampled.
29 Jul 2014 at 10:31pm

Old Sacramento?s Gold Rush Days May Glitter Again
Sacramento's annual "Gold Rush Days" may not be history after all.
29 Jul 2014 at 9:43pm

Stockton Considered Contender For $5 Billion Tesla Motors Factory
It would employ more than 6,000 people. California is considered a long-shot, but Stockton is has been touted as a top contender.
29 Jul 2014 at 6:58pm

PG&E Accused Of Lying To Regulators During San Bruno Pipeline Blast Investigat...
The U.S. attorney in San Francisco announced the obstruction of justice charge and 27 related counts Tuesday. The new indictment replaces a previous indictment that contained 12 counts, but not obstruction.
29 Jul 2014 at 6:11pm

Mattress Deliverymen Allegedly Steal Colusa Woman?s Gun
Andranik and Aharon Mikayelyan are contracted employees for DSI Delivery Service. Monica says the men came when she was home alone and insisted on getting her into the bedroom.
29 Jul 2014 at 6:06pm

Texas Man Accused Of Flying To Sacramento County For Sex With Minor
Investigators say over the weekend they met through Skype and agreed to meet at a Sacramento motel. The family didn?t know about the encounter and called 911 when the teen was gone for an extended period of time.
29 Jul 2014 at 6:05pm

Local Cop Tries To Bust TV?s ?Pawn Stars?
Elk Grove PD officer Chris Trim is a contestant on a new game show called "Pawnography", featuring the History Channel's "Pawn Stars".
29 Jul 2014 at 5:42pm

Experts Review Sacramento Transit Security
Security experts from across the country are in Sacramento this week checking the safety of buses and light rail trains.
29 Jul 2014 at 4:51pm

The Deuce and Jason Ross Show ? July 29, 2014
Tuesday on The Deuce and Jason Ross Show the guys talk about the Giants falling to the Pirates last night, giving San Francisco their 5th straight loss. They share some post game audio from Madison […]
29 Jul 2014 at 3:08pm

Super Bowl Champ Joe Theismann Talks 49ers, Raiders and Has Advice for Manziel
Super Bowl Champ Joe Theismann joins the show to talk about all the latest news going on in the NFL. He talks about the relationship between a coach and the executives and why it is […]
29 Jul 2014 at 2:39pm

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