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16 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

How many melons can you name?

A selection of a few of the many melons is displayed at Maple Rock Gardens on Aug. 7 in Penryn, Calif., as it readies for its first Melon Mania harvest festival on Aug. 23. Take I-80 east towards Reno.

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Related Topix: Penryn, CA

Yesterday | Knco radio

Labor Day DUI Enforcement Already Underway

Labor Day is still a couple of weekends away, but law enforcement is already cracking down on suspected drunk drivers that go with the last holiday of summer.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Auburn, CA, Rocklin, CA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Zero arrests at North Lake Tahoe DUI checkpoint

No arrests were made during a drunken and drug-impaired driving checkpoint Saturday night on Lake Tahoe's North Shore.

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Related Topix: Kings Beach, CA, Truckee, CA

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Election 2014: Five Tahoe-Truckee races on tap; seven file for hospital

TAHOE/TRUCKEE - Of the 16 North Tahoe/Truckee districts races on the Nov. 4 ballot, five will be contested, including seven candidates for the Tahoe Forest Hospital District.

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Related Topix: Truckee, CA, Carnelian Bay, CA, Tahoe City, CA, Homewood, CA, Olympic Valley, CA

Engineering Times

Power Engineering Manager

The City of Roseville, California is a dynamic, growing city with friendly people, outstanding community services, scenic beauty and prosperous businesses.

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Related Topix: Roseville, CA, Science, Electrical Engineering

Mon Aug 18, 2014

NewsTalk 1530 KFBK

Leaders to Attend 18th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit Tuesday

The 18th annual Lake Tahoe Summit is tomorrow and on the agenda, Governor Brown, Senator Diane Fienstein, Senate Majority Leader Terry Reed and other state officials will hear a report on the health of Lake Tahoe.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jerry Brown

Knco radio

One Caught, One at Large after Colfax Vandalism

A woman is in custody, and a man is still on the loose after reports of vandalism at a Colfax car wash.

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Related Topix: Colfax, CA

News10.net

Coin machine vandalism prompts pursuit in Placer Co.Coin machine...

An attempted break in into a coin machine led Placer County deputies on a car chase Monday morning and ended with one woman's arrest and another suspect on the loose.

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Related Topix: Colfax, CA, Auburn, CA, Roseville, CA

KCRA-TV Sacramento

High speed chase ends in Roseville

An attempted robbery of a carwash in Colfax ended in a high speed chase down I-80 ending in Roseville.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

In Lincoln, police volunteers carry the department's weight

Roy Osbourne, right, has served as a volunteer for the Lincoln Police Department for 11 years and has provided the cash-strapped city of Lincoln with services it wouldn't otherwise have.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, CA, Roseville, CA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Suspect in Citrus Heights high-speed chase has criminal past

The suspect in Thursday night's Citrus Heights high-speed chase was convicted in 2004 of causing a crash that resulted in the death of a correctional officer.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Citrus Heights, CA, Sacramento County, CA

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Man convicted of killing officer in crash leads cops on chase

A man convicted of killing an officer in a head-on crash in 2004 is now under arrest after leading police on a high-speed chase through Citrus Heights on Thursday night, officers said.

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Related Topix: Citrus Heights, CA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Harry Sweet, a KCRA fixture, dies

Harry Sweet, Sacramento's first TV news cameraman and a KCRA 3 fixture, has died after a life full of contributions.

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Business Journal

New home sales pace similar to last year's

Past the halfway point of the year, the number of new homes sold in the region is about on the same pace as last year.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Tahoe Daily Tribune

NorCal woman hurt after vehicle crashes in Truckee River

A Northern California woman was rescued from the Truckee River when the vehicle she was driving went off road and crashed into its waters early Wednesday, officials said.

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Related Topix: Squaw Valley, CA, Truckee, CA, Sausalito, CA

Mercury-Register

Former Oroville planning commissioner gets four years in county prison for elder theft

OROVILLE >> A former member of the Oroville Planning Commission was sentenced today to four years in county prison for elder theft.

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Related Topix: Oroville, CA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Dunne on Wine: Barbera best on its own or blended?

After my initial search at the Barbera Festival for barberas augmented with other varieties, I made another sweep though the orchard looking for releases consisting solely of barbera.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Amador County, CA, Vineyard, CA, Sacramento, CA

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Auburn Farmers' Market Moves to New Location

The Wednesday Auburn Farmers' Market that brings a cornucopia of locally produced goods will be moving to another location in the Placer County Government Center, commonly called the DeWitt Center.

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Related Topix: Auburn, CA

KTVN Reno

Placer Deputies Find SUV, Body of Missing Truckee Man

Deputies say a helicopter found a vehicle belonging to 49-year-old Eusebio Nunez on Sunday in the Boca/Verdi Peak area of Nevada County.

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Related Topix: Truckee, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Double-trouble for man in Auburn motorcycle crash

Auburn police say a suspected burglar fouled his getaway on a stolen motorcycle when he crashed the vehicle while fleeing a home break-in.

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Related Topix: Auburn, CA

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