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U.S. Army Service Dog Returns Home, But Why In Canada?

A U.S. Army service dog will soon be headed home back to Toronto, Canada. Poncho the pooch was traveling with one of his owners some two weeks through the valley.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Fresno, CA, Sacramento, CA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Defense Department has given excess equipment to Sacramento police agencies for years

The Davis Police Department recently acquired a $689,000 Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected vehicle at no cost from the military, part of a years-old federal program that lets the Defense Department dole out excess military equipment to law enforcement agencies.

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SFGate

DUI arrest is California Democrats' latest blow

Democratic state Sen. Ben Hueso walks out of the Sacramento County Jail in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

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CBS Local

Sacramento Considers Banning Barbecues Along Most Of American River Parkway

This will be the last weekend that barbecues are allowed in many parts of the American River Parkway if Sacramento County Supervisors pass an urgency ordinance next week.

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KRON 4

State Senator Says He Will Prove Innocence After Drunk Driving Arrest

Democratic state Sen. Ben Hueso says he will try to prove his innocence hours after being arrested for drunken driving in the state capital.

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The Fresno Bee

Anti-Bera ad misleads on Obamacare

Crossroads GPS, the outside group affiliated with GOP strategist Karl Rove, is out with a television ad in Sacramento County, yoking freshman Democratic Rep. Ami Bera to the federal Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Ami Bera, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Sacramento, CA, Medicare, Health

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Democratic state Sen. Ben Hueso was arrested for investigation of drunken driving early Friday in Sacramento, the latest black eye for the state's majority party and the 40-member chamber.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Covina, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Ben Hueso, other lawmakers photographed drinking on Capitol balcony before DUI arrest

An image of a tweet by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, shows, from left to right, Assemblyman Luis Alejo, D-Watsonville, Assemblyman Roger Hernández, D-West Covina, state Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens and Assemblyman V. Manuel Pérez, D-Coachella.

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The Fresno Bee

Ben Hueso, other lawmakers, photographed drinking on Capitol balcony before DUI arrest

An image of a tweet by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, shows, from left to right, Assemblyman Luis Alejo, D-Watsonville, Assemblyman Roger Hernández, D-West Covina, state Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens and Assemblyman V. Manuel Pérez, D-Coachella.

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KFMB-TV San Diego

Ex-SDPD officer who groped, detained women pleads guilty

A former San Diego police officer who groped and illegally detained four women while on duty pleaded guilty Friday to felony false imprisonment and misdemeanor counts of assault and battery under the color of authority by a peace officer.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sen. Ben Hueso arrested for DUI

In this May 29, 2012 file photo Assemblyman Ben Hueso, D-San Diego, talks with Assemblywoman Kristen Olsen, R-Modesto.

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CBS Local

Call Kurtis Investigates: Are You Getting Shorted At the Grocery Store?

Food products for sale are packaged with a printed weight or size - the minimum amount that's supposed to be in the container for customers.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Sacramento County patient tests negative for Ebola virus

A patient hospitalized at Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento has tested negative for the Ebola virus, California health officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Sacramento Today

Phone Scammers Posing as Sheriff's Department

The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department is issuing a warning to the public regarding a sophisticated telephone scam that has continued to surface locally.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Metro Fire launches inquiry into woman's police car death

The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District is investigating the circumstances surrounding a woman's death in sheriff's custody last week after she was medically cleared by Metro Fire personnel.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Rio Linda, CA

Business Journal

Sacramento to buy county building, then sell for Sports Basement store downtown

The city of Sacramento has plans to buy a Sacramento County-owned building at 730 I St. for about $5 million, then in turn will sell it for the same amount to retailer Sports Basement, which plans to open a store there next year.

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The Fresno Bee

Hanford man becomes first West Nile case in Kings County

A June 2012 file photo shows early stages of mosquitos in swimming pool water of a foreclosed home in central Fresno.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Kings County, CA, Hanford, CA, Fresno, CA, Fresno County, CA

Business Journal

Holt of California buys site in West Sacramento

Holt of California decided to buy this building at 3850 Channel Drive in West Sacramento, after leasing for 18 years.

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Related Topix: West Sacramento, CA, Sutter County, CA

Times-Standard

Apparent suicide attempt in Arcata ends with major injuries

A man sustained major injuries Wednesday after he jumped off an overpass in Arcata in an apparent suicide attempt, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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Related Topix: 10-20, Citrus Heights, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

San Juan trustee Larry Masuoka won't seek re-election

Larry Masuoka, the San Juan Unified School District trustee censured for mishandling complaints about bullying by the previous superintendent, has chosen not to run for a third term in November.

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