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8 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Previously convicted sex offender headed back to prison

A man with a previous conviction for sex offenses has been sentenced in Sacramento Superior Court to 10 years in prison for persuading a minor to engage in a commercial sex act.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

Old Florin street upgrades meant to attract business

A streetscaping project along a stretch of Florin Road is aimed at making the street more attractive and to draw business investment.

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Related Topix: Florin, CA

The Fresno Bee

Appeals court denies petition, clears way for high-speed rail trial

A state appeals court rejected a petition by the California High-Speed Rail Authority, potentially clearing the tracks for a trial over whether the agency's controversial and ambitious bullet-train plan can comply with state law.

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Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, Sacramento, CA, Kings County, CA

Sacramento Today

Easter Gift: Higher Fees at County Parks

With temperatures forecast in the 80's, Sacramento County Regional Parks will be a popular destination for picnickers, cyclists, walkers, runners, and sportsman this coming Easter Sunday.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Data Center: Number of Sacramento County autistic students doubles over six years

About 3,100 Sacramento County public school students are autistic, a number that has risen seven-fold since 2000, according to new figures from the California Department of Education.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Teen to be tried as adult in shooting deaths at Arden Arcade apartment complex

Gina Denise Elarms, 27, was one of two people fatally shot in the parking lot of an Arden Arcade apartment complex April 10. A 16-year-old boy will be tried as an adult in the shooting deaths of a man and woman in the parking lot of an Arden Arcade apartment complex.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Arden-Arcade, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

News10.net

Family hires high-profile attorney to sue Sacramento CountyFamily...

The family of a man killed by sheriff's deputies is suing Sacramento County, and they just received some high-profile legal help from attorney Mark Geragos.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Acoustic, Chris Brown

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sacramento Sheriff's Department partners with social network to promote neighborhood safety

The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department announced that it is partnering with Nextdoor, a private social network for neighborhoods, to help create stronger and safer communities.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

County monitoring health of horses on Rio Linda property

Sacramento County Animal Care officers are monitoring a herd of horses in Rio Linda after needs of the animals were brought to the attention of animal control officers this month.

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Related Topix: Rio Linda, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Fire destroys mobile home, but coop saved in south county

Firefighters had to force their way into the boarded up mobile home to extinguish the blaze before it spread to the adjacent chicken coop.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

RecordNET

911 Briefs -- Published April 15, 2014

An argument between acquaintances in a rural part of Sacramento County just north of Isleton ended up with one man dead and another in jail Sunday evening, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department.

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Related Topix: Isleton, CA, Prison

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: What happened in case of clerk killed at south Sacramento liquor store?

What happened with the case of the store clerk that was shot and killed at MC Liquor on 47th Avenue? Ravinder Singh Banga, a clerk at the MC Discount Liquor and Food Minimart on 47th Avenue in south Sacramento, was fatally shot while trying to fend off a robber the night of Oct. 19, 2009.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily Republic

County discusses consolidated dispatch

Some other counties have consolidated their dispatch centers for fire and medical services and Solano County is exploring whether it should do so as well.

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Related Topix: Fire, Solano County, CA, Sacramento, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Man stabbed to death in Isleton

Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a residence in the 14800 block of Highway 160 near the West Tyler Island Bridge Road in Isleton about 5:45 p.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Isleton, CA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Victim identified in east Sacramento party shooting

The Sacramento County Coroner’s office identified the victim as Cheaquis Jones, 18. He was pronounced dead at 12:35 a.m. Saturday after being found a block away from house, where a shooting had been reported at a party in the Lawrence Park neighborhood.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

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Sacramento County Sheriff's officials have arrested a male juvenile in connection with a double homicide at midnight Wednesday in a parking lot outside an Arden Arcade apartment complex on the 2000 block of Howe Avenue.

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Related Topix: Arden-Arcade, CA, El Dorado County, CA, Nevada County, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Feast Q&A: Gold River Distillery's Greg Baughman

Dec. 5, 1933, was a day of celebration for tipplers around the country. Prohibition had come to an end after 13 years, and legal beer and booze flowed again.

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Related Topix: Gold River, CA, Gin, Drink, Liquor, Rancho Cordova, CA, Sacramento, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

The Public Eye: New fees loom for online court searches in Sacramento County

Burdened by years of lean budgets, Sacramento Superior Court officials have decided to follow the lead of other court systems that charge the public for online access to court records.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, San Rafael, CA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Four more names added to list of possible bus crash victims

Four more names have been added to the list of possible victims of Thursday's bus-truck crash near Orland.

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Related Topix: Inglewood, CA, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Sacramento Today

18 Year Old Killed in Sampson Boulevard Shooting

Sacramento County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 5600 block of Sampson Boulevard just after midnight to find an 18 year old male victim had been shot.

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