Sacramento County

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The Wests rivers are hot enough to poach salmon to death. Can this court ruling keep them cool?

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It might be the most gruesome element of the drought conditions that have gripped the West in recent...


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National Park Service cancels controlled burn near Earths largest tree

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A National Park Service plan to set fire to an ancient sequoia grove in western Sierra Nevada has been...


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More whistleblowers emerge in fight over secret report on prison psychiatric care

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With lawyers for state inmates insisting that a secret report prepared by California’s top prison...


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Climate change threatening UNESCO World Heritage sites

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A new report released last week reveals many UNESCO World Heritage sites are being threatened by the...


Amid housing crisis, Renos motor lodges become last resort

Amid housing crisis, Renos motor lodges become last resort

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They were the toast of Reno in the 1950s, when the growing casino industry sparked a boom that for a...


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Five arrested in Auburn Heist

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Kwame Swain, 21, of Sacramento, along with two 17-year-old and two 15-year-old boys were arrested after...


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See Taylor Swift, the young bongo who escaped at the Sacramento Zoo

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A young Eastern bongo named Taylor Swift who escaped her enclosure at the Sacramento Zoo, is back on...


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Fresno woman killed in fall during Madera County hike

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A Fresno woman died Wednesday after a fall while hiking in Madera County, the Madera County sheriff...


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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to stop teenagers climate lawsuit

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President Donald Trump's administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court stop a novel and sweeping lawsuit...


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Shark washes up dead on Florida shore with old hat wrapped around head

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The body of a shark was found washed ashore in Florida with the remains of an old hat wrapped around...


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Now you can text 911 in an emergency

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The Sacramento Police Department announced that local dispatch centers are equipped to receive and respond...


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Heres how to make sure scary is not too scary for kids during Halloween

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Spooky is all around us in October, from TV shows to costumes to store decorations. But how scary is...


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Commentary: What can one person do to save the planet?

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When I hear the latest bad news about climate change, I freeze up. I don't deny the reality of climate...


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Everglades restoration must deal with rising ocean, new report says

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Are we restoring the Everglades just so the ocean can swallow a lot of it back up? Eighteen years into...


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Setting fires to control wildfires: a profound change takes hold in Washington state

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On Sept. 2, 2017, volunteer firefighter Chris Martin spread the word to his neighbors. The Jolly Mountain...


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