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Sacramento, California is located in Sacramento County. Zip codes in Sacramento, CA include 94252, 94209, and 94203. The median home price in Sacramento is $249,900 which is roughly $159/per square foot. More Sacramento information.

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1 hr ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Search for missing Sacramento women moves to Reno

THAT WAS CHRISTINA REPORTING. IN SACRAMENTO THIS MORNING, FAMILY AND FRIENDS CONTINUE THE SEARCH FOR A HIGH SCHOOL COACH MISSING FOR THREE DAYS NOW.

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5 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sacramento hot again before temperatures drop: 'This ain't Phoenix'

Larado Romo of Anti-Mortem from Oklahoma sings from the barricade over the audience at the Aftershock festival, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Discovery Park.

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10 hrs ago | CBS Local

In Drought, "Pop-Up" Wetlands Provide Bird Habitat

For the swirling flock of migrating shorebirds banking to a landing in California's Central Valley, a recently flooded rice field is providing a new kind of triage station during a drought that's drastically reducing places where they can rest on their long journeys. The new arrivals to the field - hundreds of them - are dowichers, says conservationist Greg Gulot, standing on a dirt berm and focusing his binoculars to identify a wading bird that is one of the first to fly south in an annual migration that brings 350 species to California's Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys.

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14 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

California fires north and south bring evacuations

A wildfire in Northern California destroyed two homes while a much larger blaze proved stubborn amid high temperatures and dry brush in Southern California. The Northern California blaze broke out shortly after 2 p.m. in the Sierra Nevada foothills about halfway between Sacramento and Reno and grew to 250 acres, destroying two homes and three outbuildings, said Daniel Berlant, spokesman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

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18 hrs ago | KTXL-TV Sacramento

Two Homes Destroyed by a Dog Bara Fire

A wildfire destroyed at least two homes Saturday and forced evacuations for all residents who lived along Dog Bar Road in Grass Valley. "It's unreal.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

KTXL-TV Sacramento

Man Drives onto, Becomes Stuck on Railroad Tracks in Old Sacramento

A man drove into the railroad in Old Sacramento, stalling weekend excursion train services for a few hours Saturday morning. "I asked, 'Well, what's this guy doing?'" Collins said.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Housing market in West Sacramento heating up

New signs point to California's economic recovery, specifically in West Sacramento where homes are selling much faster and at higher prices these days due to increased demand. Aubrey Gonzalez and Paolo Gonzalez purchased their townhouse in The Park Moderns in January when 1,500 square-foot units sold for $385,000.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Aftershock festival gets underway at Sacramento's Discovery Park

Temperatures are forecast to hit 100 degrees this afternoon, but the heat did not seem to be affecting early attendance at the festival. Rock band Weezer headlines Saturday slate of 23 bands presented on three stages.

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The Daily Democrat

'Hawaiian Chieftain' coming to Sacramento

Due to high demand for its educational programs, the tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain, a regular visitor to Old Sacramento in the fall, will arrive nearly one month earlier than usual. A growing number of bookings by Sacramento-area public and private schools led to a decision to bring the tall ship to Sacramento in mid-September, rather than the usual mid-October date.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

AM Sacramento: Here's what you need to know for Saturday

Rachel Clarke, artist and professor of new media art in the art department at Sacramento State, looks at a virtual piece of artwork by Rebecca Krinke called "Known", on 17th Street near Broadway. The art project is part Broadway Augmented, where 16 locations along Broadway will have virtual artwork only visible through the Broadway Augmented app on smart phones.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Sacramento home show focuses on fighting drought

But organizers of the California State Home and Garden show, which opened Friday at the Sacramento Convention Center, said they have added a new emphasis this year on helping homeowners deal with the drought. "Our emphasis on the landscaping side has changed 100 percent," said show producer Sherry Larsen.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Farm-to-Fork's rapid growth stuns its Sacramento organizers

On Halloween 2012, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, flanked by chefs and restaurateurs from throughout the region, stood in downtown's Cesar Chavez Plaza and proudly proclaimed Sacramento "America's Farm-to-Fork Capital." Even Mike Testa, who would take on much of the "Farm-to-Fork" marketing efforts as senior vice president of convention sales and business development with the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau, admitted that "if you had told me on that Halloween that it would grow as quickly as it has, I would have told you that you were crazy."

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

'Six Californias' initiative fails for 2016 ballot

In this July 15, 2014 file photo Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper talks to reporters next to 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, in Sacramento, Calif. The secretary of state's office reported Friday, Sept.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sacramento comedian Jack Gallagher suffers concussion in bike accident

The Bee has learned that Sacramento based actor, playwright, and comedian Jack Gallagher suffered a concussion in a bicycle accident on Labor Day. The Bee was unable to learn the status of the automobile driver or any occupants and other details of the collision.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Major Sacramento freeway lane closures start tonight

Caltrans officials are warning drivers to expect traffic slow-downs and perhaps extended backups on Highway 50 in Sacramento and West Sacramento this weekend due to construction-related lane closures. Lanes also will be closed at night this weekend and early next week on Interstate 5 south of Sacramento to allow for removal of an old overpass.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Selby Ranch murderer sentenced to life in prison

A judge today sentenced Bryan David Denton to life in prison with no chance of parole for the May 19, 2012, robbery murder of Stephen Sieck in the Selby Ranch apartment complex off of Watt Avenue near the American River. Sacramento Superior Court Judge Raoul M. Thorbourne added 16 years to Denton's term for coming back the day after the stabbing death and setting the 60-year-old Sieck's body on fire.

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San Bernardino County Sun

Poll: Support of death penalty in California slipping

California voter support for the death penalty has dipped to its lowest level in more than four decades -- potential fodder for foes of capital punishment to revive efforts to abolish the law at the ballot box, a new Field Poll shows. The poll found 56 percent of registered California voters back the death penalty, a sharp drop from 68 percent in a Field survey three years ago.

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CBS Local

Woman Disputes City of Sacramento's Claims She Bit Garbagemen

A doctor warned the disabled North Sacramento woman after surgery not to pull her heavy garbage bins to the curb, or she'd risk internal bleeding. So city workers agreed to do it for her.

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News10.net

Key witness in barbershop murder trial killed in drive-by shooting

The family of a man killed in a drive-by shooting suspects his murder is linked to his testimony in the high profile barbershop murder trial. Key witness in barbershop murder trial killed in drive-by shooting The family of a man killed in a drive-by shooting suspects his murder is linked to his testimony in the high profile barbershop murder trial.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

KTXL-TV Sacramento

California Firefighters Climb Flights of Stairs to Remember NYFD Killed on 9/11

The numbers all add up: 343 firefighters from across California, the same number of firefighters who died while trying to save lives during the terrorist attacks on 9/11 in New York City. They all climbed a combined 110 flights of stairs at the Renaissance Tower building in downtown Sacramento, the same number of stories in the World Trade Center towers.

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