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2 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
The City Council made a $5 million investment in Sacramento's cultural institutions on Tuesday night by approving a plan to convert a closed adult school into an office and rehearsal campus for the city's premier performing arts groups.
Should America ever negotiate with terrorists?
Should all gun buyers receive a background check?
5 hrs ago | Paradise Post
A 28-year-old Paradise resident is fighting for her life after Stanford Medical Center has refused to accept Covered California's insurance, leaving her no avenue to treat her terminal illness of Achalasia.
9 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Could your current but unknown infection increase the glutamate in your brain? That glutamate happens to be an excitatory toxin associated with anxiety, panic, phobias, insomnia, and even pain.
11 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
Item 1.01 Entry into Material Definitive Agreements Amended Loan Agreement between VelaTel Global Communications, Inc. and AQT, LLC On December 13, 2013 , VelaTel Global Communications, Inc. , a Nevada corporation and the registrant responsible for the filing of this Form 8-K entered into an Amended Loan Agreement with AQT, LLC , a Delaware limited ... (more)
A former Alameda County Superior Court judge who pleaded no contest to criminal charges that he stole more than $1 million from an elderly neighbor while acting as if he was looking after her affairs is now formally barred from ever returning to the bench or working for state courts in any capacity, a judicial panel announced Monday.
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board released a draft report on Monday of its investigation of the August 2012 fire.
Federal prosecutors say Gabriel Tenorio was sentenced Friday in Lubbock. He had been in custody since his June arrest and pleaded guilty in August to charges that included aggravated bank robbery.
Reported mass strandings of certain whale species have increased worldwide since the military started using sonar half a century ago.
It may be the home of the Fabulous Palm Springs Follies now, but when downtown Palm Springs' Plaza Theatre opened in 1936, it was THE spot to see a movie in the Coachella Valley.
Transgender students in California are facing what could be their final obstacle before being granted basic protections in the state's public schools.
A judge in Marin County has ordered a serial killer sentenced to death to reimburse $170,000 the county spent helping him mount a legal defense.
A group fighting the city of Sacramento's plan to subsidize a new basketball arena for the Kings has submitted tens of thousands of signatures in an attempt to force a public vote on the matter.
Police Chief Kate Singer and Commander Ken Peary are resigning, The Desert Sun learned Saturday.
Starting next spring, the University of California, San Francisco will be making improvements to its William J. Rutter Center.