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26 min ago | Business Journal

Behind the List: Sacramento County's largest employers employ 173K people

Shauna Harrington, senior director of workforce development at VSP Global, says for employees to be successful, they should ask questions.

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26 min ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sacramento detectives seek identities from Hookah Lounge killing

Sacramento County homicide detectives are identifications of four men they believe can provide information in the killing of Tyrell Hall outside an Arden Arcade business.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Sacramento, CA, Arden-Arcade, CA

7 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

AM Sacramento: What you need to know for Friday

Back to triple digits: At 6 a.m. the temperature was 63 degrees in Sacramento. By the end of the day, it is going to be a whole lot hotter.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Weather, Rancho Cordova, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Elk Grove police investigate 'suspicious death' on walking trail

Elk Grove police are investigating what they have described as the suspicious death of a man on a walking trail today.

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Related Topix: Elk Grove, CA

The Fresno Bee

Appeals court upholds Pacheco Pass corridor for high-speed rail

State appeals justices on Thursday upheld a lower court's approval of an environmental report that selected the Pacheco Pass between Gilroy and Los Banos as the preferred corridor for running high-speed trains from the Bay Area to the San Joaquin Valley.

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Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, Los Banos, CA, Sacramento, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Woman arrested for dumping trash near I 80

Sacramento Police arrested 26-year-old Oksana Lyamin Tuesday for allegedly dumping trash illegally on Dry Creek Road near Interstate 80 in February.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Paperwork oversight delays Fair Oaks Boulevard sidewalk project

Sacramento County officials say a paperwork oversight likely will delay sidewalk construction along Fair Oaks Boulevard, near Jesuit High School and the Five Points Shopping Center, until next spring.

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NewsReview.com

Cost of safety, critiqued

When Bill LaGrone, Oroville's public-safety director, went before the Oroville City Council July 15, he requested something that drew the ire of many of his own personnel - permission to ask the Butte County Sheriff's Office and Cal Fire whether they will take over public safety in Oroville.

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Related Topix: Butte County, CA, Oroville, CA, Chico, CA, Rancho Cordova, CA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Access Sacramento will become radio broadcaster by September

Access Sacramento officially will become a radio broadcaster sometime in September as it begins to test the antenna, transmitter and other equipment it is ordering for a new low-power, 100-watt FM station.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Mobile pet treatment center returns to Sacramento Co.

After a five-year absence because of budget cuts, the Sacramento County mobile pet hospital is back on the road helping pet owners who cannot afford to take their pets to a vet.

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CBS Local

New Information Shows Mosquito Spray Flight Path Went Further South Over Homes

New evidence shows a plane dropping insecticide for West Nile Virus prevention over homes with no notice given to residents.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus

Holtville Tribune

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces 2014 State Finalists for Prestigious National Teaching Award

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today nominated six outstanding elementary school teachers as California finalists for the 2014 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching .

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Education Etc., Mills College, Alameda County, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Davis teen dies of injuries suffered in fall from car

Christopher Argumedo, 18, was pronounced dead at 1:10 a.m. Saturday, according to the Sacramento County Coroner's Office.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA

Reuters

Most victims of fiery California bus crash died of smoke inhalation

Most of the 10 people killed in a fiery crash of a bus full of college hopefuls in Northern California survived the initial impact and died of smoke inhalation from flames that engulfed the vehicle, the county coroner said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: California, Education Etc., Glenn County, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

CBS Local

Interstate 80 Across The Top Project Adds Time, Headaches For Sacramento County Commuters

Few drivers expected bumper-to-bumper traffic miles for hours from a project on Interstate 80 between the Sacramento County line and Watt Avenue on Monday.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

AM Sacramento: What you need to know for Tuesday

Fair weather: Attending the California State Fair can coincide with sweltering temperatures.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

Business Journal

After hours: Sacramento Metro Chamber power lunch

Former Sacramento County Sheriff John McGinness, now of KFBK, was the guest speaker at the Sacramento Metro Chamber's power lunch at Seasons 52. The Sacramento Metro Chamber held a networking event dubbed the Power Lunch on July 18 at Seasons 52 at Arden Fair.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Proposal to split up California stupid, self-serving

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper talks to reporters next to six boxes of petitions for a ballot initiative that would ask voters to split California into six separate states, before turning them into the Sacramento County Registrar of Voters, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Sacramento, CA, Opinion

Business Journal

Sacramento in talks to buy county-owned building downtown

A building at 730 I St. is the subject of closed-session negotiations at Tuesday's Sacramento County Board of Supervisors meeting for a possible sale to the city of Sacramento.

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CBS Local

Inside Look: Sacramento County Court Gives Veterans In Trouble With The Law A Second Chance

As he counts the number of defendants ready to go before him, Sacramento County Superior Court Judge David Abbott knows what he's about to do is being watched very closely.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Sacramento, CA, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

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