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Folsom Lake College marks 10-year milestone
Folsom Lake College will celebrate its 10th year of accreditation on Oct. 11 with tours of the 151-acre campus, stage performances, demonstrations, exhibition games and history and art displays.
Aerial photos of the main Folsom campus from 2004.
Aerial photo of the main Folsom campus from 2014.
1 Oct 2014 at 12:00am

Gloria Glyer: Fundraising events around the Sacramento region
Upcoming fundraising events include Monte Carlo Night and Saddle Up for St. Jude.
1 Oct 2014 at 12:00am

California plastic bag ban signed, setting off sweeping changes
Time to invest in a reusable shopping bag.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill making California the first state in the nation to ban single-use plastic bags from grocery stores.
30 Sep 2014 at 10:48pm

Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: What was sentence for Sacramento attorney convicted ...
What was the sentence for Sacramento attorney Donald Wanland, who was found guilty of tax evasion Sept. 27, 2013?
30 Sep 2014 at 9:21pm

Marcos Breton: Larry Kelley sees ‘high-paying jobs’ for Sacramento’s railyard
Larry Kelley is one of the most significant individual jobs creators in Sacramento today, but his next act may top it all.
Marcos Breton
1 Oct 2014 at 12:04am

Settlement reached to redevelop critical K Street block in Sacramento
A long-delayed $52 million housing and retail project K Street in downtown Sacramento awaits final City Council approval.

30 Sep 2014 at 10:51pm

Former state employee sentenced for using work computers in identity theft ac...
A former state employee has been sentenced to 210 days in jail for using his work computers in pursuit of ways to commit identity theft.
30 Sep 2014 at 10:47pm

IRS extends deadline for farmers forced to sell livestock due to drought
Farmers and ranchers forced to sell livestock due to the drought have an extended period of time to replace the livestock and defer tax on any gains from the sales, the Internal Revenue Service ).
30 Sep 2014 at 11:06pm

Brother testifies against brother in murder trial
Jeremy Anthony Mendivil walked into the courtroom Tuesday, nodded at his brother Johnathan, who was on trial for murder, and told a jury how the older sibling pulled out a shotgun and shot to death a 15-year-old kid he’d tussled with a couple weeks earlier.
30 Sep 2014 at 10:52pm

FBI seeks ‘AK-47 Bandit’ linked to 2012 bank robbery try in Sacramento
A $100,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man armed with an assault rifle who is linked to an attempted bank robbery in Sacramento in 2012, as well as bank robberies in multiple states.
Bank surveillance photos of AK-47 Bandit
30 Sep 2014 at 11:01pm

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
Emily Bazar writes for the CHCF Center for Health Reporting, answering questions about the Affordable Care Act. Read all her columns at
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
9 Sep 2014 at 6:23pm

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
26 Aug 2014 at 5:26pm

KCRA TV 3 News

First U.S. Ebola case diagnosed -- now what?
A man at a Dallas hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States. Now, health officials are searching for those he came in contact with.
1 Oct 2014 at 3:32am

Gov. Jerry Brown signs Calif. gun restriction
California will become the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat, under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday he had signed.
30 Sep 2014 at 10:58pm

12-year-old among injured in Stockton drive-by shooting
Two teens -- ages 16 and 12 -- were hurt in a drive-by shooting in Stockton on Tuesday evening, police said.
30 Sep 2014 at 9:55pm

FBI offers $100K reward for AK-47 Bandit capture
The FBI on Tuesday announced a $100,000 reward to catch a serial bank robber.
30 Sep 2014 at 9:50pm

Forest areas re-open after massive King Fire
The U.S Forest Service has re-opened some wilderness areas that were closed because of a massive wildfire in Sierra Nevada foothills.
30 Sep 2014 at 9:20pm

Mayor of suburban Los Angeles city shot to death
The mayor of a Los Angeles suburb was shot to death Tuesday during an argument with his wife, who was taken into custody, authorities said.
30 Sep 2014 at 9:06pm

KB Homes touts super efficient house at Blackstone
KB Homes is offering the ZeroHouse at the new Blackstone subdivision in El Dorado Hills -- and it's being touted as a new home that's super energy and water efficient.
30 Sep 2014 at 9:03pm

Gov. Brown signs bill imposing statewide plastic bag ban
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
30 Sep 2014 at 8:30pm

Jury rejects insanity pleas in Davis double murder
A jury rejects insanity pleas Tuesday for a teen who was found guilty of killing an elderly Davis couple.
30 Sep 2014 at 8:29pm

Re-enrolling in Covered CA? Your rate could be going up
Renewal notices are expected to go out in the mail by mid-October for enrollees of Covered California, and many of the more than 1 million people in the state’s health insurance exchange program will likely see rate increases.
30 Sep 2014 at 8:29pm

Red Bluff Daily News

Pedestrian struck and killed by suspected DUI driver in Red Bluff
RED BLUFF >> A woman suspected of driving under the influence allegedly struck and killed a female pedestrian near the Valero gas station across from the Tehama District Fairground on Tuesday morning.
29 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm

Red Bluff-Tehama County police reports Sept. 26-28
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 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm

Sketch released of Los Molinos bank robbery suspect
LOS MOLINOS >> Tehama County Sheriff's detectives have released a composite sketch of the suspect in the Sept.
29 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm

Rich Greene's Week 1 football preview: Military academy transfer not allowed ...
One Spartan who didn't see any game action during Red Bluff's 40-8 Week 0 win at Central Valley was Owen Swarthout.
3 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm

Tehama Jr. Livestock Auction grosses more than $640K
RED BLUFF >> The Tehama District Junior Livestock Auction grossed a preliminary total of about $643,800, with organizers expecting that number to reach more than $670,000 in the coming days.
29 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm

Illegal pot grow busted in Rancho Tehama
RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE >> Tehama County law enforcement units executed a search warrant at an illegal marijuana grow Wednesday.
29 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm

After bombs found, police say Frein making errors
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — The discovery of two powerful pipe bombs during a massive manhunt in the Pennsylvania woods indicates the fugitive wanted in an ambush on state troopers is stressed out and making mistakes, authorities said as they repeated a call for him to surrender.
30 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm

Lena Dunham launches tour for book of adult essays
NEW YORK (AP) — There was a baby in the audience and Lena Dunham wondered why. "This is not an appropriate place for babies," she said Tuesday night as she launched the tour for one of the season's most anticipated books, "Not That Kind of Girl," a collection of adults-only, personal essays.
30 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm

Huffman hopes 'Crime' revamps 'Desperate' image
NEW YORK (AP) — Like in "Desperate Housewives," Felicity Huffman plays a mother in the upcoming drama "American Crime.
30 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm

Chico Enterprise Record

Las Plumas High School employee accused of sex crimes with student
OROVILLE >> Authorities have arrested a 40-year-old Las Plumas High School employee who was allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old student.
29 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm

T-shirt touting Giants player Michael Morse created by Chico fans
The Giants made it into the Major League Baseball playoffs, and the telltale signs are everywhere. You can't walk a block in any direction without seeing a youngster, or adult, wearing a hat or shirt boosting the north state team.
29 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm

Suspected drunken driver in Red Bluff kills pedestrian, injures another
RED BLUFF >> A woman suspected of driving under the influence allegedly struck and killed a female pedestrian across from the Tehama District Fairground on Tuesday morning.
29 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm

Search for Chico woman like 'needle in haystack'; FBI called to help
WILLOWS >> Despite exhaustive search efforts by authorities and community members, there are no signs of Angelica Weems, who has been missing for more than two weeks.
28 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm

Chico police: 'Inordinate amount' of vehicle thefts reported
An "inordinate amount" of vehicle thefts have been reported to the Chico Police Department within the last few days.
29 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm

Shots fired inside Chico mobile park
CHICO >> Chico police responded to reports of shots fired in the Casa de Flores mobile home park late Monday, finding a bullet hole in a vehicle.
29 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm

Letter: Gruendl's diversionary tactics at forum tasteless
Gruendl's diversionary tactics at forum tasteless Instead of talking about the issues and his qualifications, Scott Gruendl chose to use his opening statement at Wednesday's Chico City Council candidate forum to attack fellow council candidate
29 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm

Wings eatery heading for Chico's NVP
CHICO >> A liquor license application on a chain link fence is all that belies a new eatery to be built at North Valley Plaza, at Cohasset Road and East Avenue.
29 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm

Drought has Yankee Hill mobile home park on the edge of bone dry
YANKEE HILL >> Help will soon be on the way for about 100 residents who live in the Big Bend Mountain Mobile Home Park in Yankee Hill.
29 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm

Torres Shelter in Chico sees increase in serving children
CHICO >> They arrive quietly, unsure, clinging close to their parents. But in time, whether their stay is six weeks or six months, the youth who call the Torres Community Shelter home gradually open up.
29 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm

KRCR TV Redding

Students accept "Rachel's Challenge" to practice acts of kindness
Students and school staff in Tehama County will accept "Rachel's Challenge," a commitment to spread random acts of kindness and compassion.
30 Sep 2014 at 9:05pm

Statewide bag ban will go into effect next summer
Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 270 on Tuesday which will ban all single-use plastic bags from grocery stores and department stores starting next year. Pharmacies and convenience stores will not be affected until 2016.
30 Sep 2014 at 8:34pm

Former Redding Mayor Dick Dickerson Dead At 77
Redding political leader dead after battle with leukemia.
30 Sep 2014 at 8:00pm

Students react to school employee arrested for sex with student
A Butte County high school janitor who was also the school security guard was arrested Monday for sexual misconduct with a 16-year-old student.
30 Sep 2014 at 6:59pm

Road rage: Shots fired from truck at senior mobile home park
Chico Police said a driver fired at least three gunshots after a man told him to slow down as he drove through a mobile home park
30 Sep 2014 at 6:42pm

Flu Season is here with a change to vaccines
Flu season is upon us and doctors say there is a change to the vaccine certain age groups should be aware of.
30 Sep 2014 at 6:35pm

Las Plumas H.S. employee arrested for alleged sex crimes
An employee at Las Plumas High School in Oroville was arrested Monday on campus.  Detectives said he had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student.
30 Sep 2014 at 11:10am

Black bear found in Redding neighborhood
A black bear was spotted in a large Redding neighborhood Monday morning.
29 Sep 2014 at 9:22pm

Husband of missing woman arraigned on animal cruelty charges
On Monday Zir Weems was arraigned on charges of animal cruelty including a felony count of subjecting an animal to needless suffering. The Glenn County Sheriff's Office believes Mr. Weems hung two of his own Rottweilers -- one which was killed -- on his grandmother's property in Willows. "Through investigation we know that he is the one who transported the dogs over to his grandmother's house and left them there," said Glenn County Sheriff Larry Jones. "And he is allegedly the one that tied ...
29 Sep 2014 at 8:43pm

Mother finds intruder in children's bedroom
A very scary situation for a Tehama County mother as she found a man she didn't know inside her children's bedroom.
29 Sep 2014 at 6:28pm

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1 Oct 2014 at 12:01am

Will California Gas Prices Jump At Beginning Of Year, Or Are Oil Companies Fu...
Jay McKeeman with the California Independent Oil Market Association estimates prices will move up 12 to 15 cents in January. And after that? ?Estimates have been made that it could go as high as 75 cents a gallon,? he said.
30 Sep 2014 at 10:58pm

Surveillance Video Shows Men In Security Company Shirts Swiping 8-Year-Old?s ...
But last Saturday, surveillance video shows her walking near the bar next to two men who the server says paid cash and left a good tip. Servers say the men work T-shirts with the logo of security company ADT.
30 Sep 2014 at 10:56pm

Parents Help Warn Of Dangers Of Train Tracks For Distracted Teenagers
Dena Betti knows all too well the dangers of trains. Her beautiful 14-year-old daughter Jenna, an eighth-grader, was struck and killed by a train in March in Martinez. The tragedy unfolded when the teen left her cellphone on the tracks.
30 Sep 2014 at 10:54pm

Former Sacramento Journalist?s Story Gets Hollywood Ending In ?Kill The Messe...
Former Sacramento journalist Gary Webb?s family shared old photos around the kitchen table. Now they are preparing for the movie premiere that will star Jeremy Renner as their late father and husband.
30 Sep 2014 at 10:52pm

Blind Sonora Real-Estate Agent Sells Homes Sight Unseen
Tim is visually impaired. But he doesn't consider that a roadblock to his real-estate career. He makes sure he scopes out a home with an associate before bringing a client
30 Sep 2014 at 10:49pm

Kansas City Royals Eliminate Oakland Athletics In 12 Innings After Defensive ...
Jonny Gomes and Sam Fuld collided in midair on the warning track with neither coming up with the ball. That allowed the Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer to leg out a triple and eventually score the game-tying run
30 Sep 2014 at 9:53pm

2 Minors Shot In Stockton, One Critically Injured
A 16-year-old is in critical condition and a 12-year-old has non-life-threatening injuries after being shot near Connecticut and Flint Avenues. Both were transported to nearby hospitals.
30 Sep 2014 at 9:25pm

Mayor Of Suburban Los Angeles City Killed
Bell Gardens mayor Daniel Crespo was shot and killed during an argument with his wife, explain authorities.
30 Sep 2014 at 6:36pm

California?s Willful Defiance Law Limits Suspensions, Expulsions For Backtalk...
The law limits the use of suspensions for young children and expulsions for all students. Supporters say suspensions have gotten out of hand, with about 750,000 a year.
30 Sep 2014 at 6:25pm

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