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False Imprisonment and Assault Charges Filed in Lincoln

False Imprisonment and Assault Charges Filed in Lincoln

The Lincoln Police Department has announced the arrest of 3 people after an early morning shooting of Shaun Sterner on August 17th. Early on August 17th at about 4:35am, Lincoln police responded to a call involving an assault with a deadly weapon and found 29-year-old Shaun Sterner with a gunshot wound…

Butte Fire Closer to Containment: Feds To Help Victims

Butte Fire Closer to Containment: Feds To Help Victims

Cal Fire has increased containment on the Butte Fire a couple of points to 93 percent, as of Friday morning, having burned nearly 71,000 acres. President Obama added Calaveras County to a federal order that sends money to help those affected by the massive Butte Fire, officials said Thursday. The federal…

AMBER ALERT CANCELLED: 3-year-old FOUND SAFE!

AMBER ALERT CANCELLED: 3-year-old FOUND SAFE!

An Amber Alert that was issued today for a 3-year-old girl taken from Salinas in Monterey County is cancelled.  Jacky Valenzuela was found safe and unharmed just before 8:30 a.m. according to the California Highway Patrol. Jacky Valenzuela was abducted from a running, unattended vehicle before 6 a.m. officials said.  The toddler was sitting in the…

Fish and Wildlife Officials Focus on Encounters and Preservation

Fish and Wildlife Officials Focus on Encounters and Preservation

It’s the first official day of Autumn, and fish are swimming upstream as other animals are migrating.  California Department of Fish and Wildlife Program Manager for Anadromous Management and Conservation, Kevin Shaffer spoke with Sarah McCormick today with an update. Shaffer discussed salmon numbers, lower this year than last.  He said…

Amber Alert Cancelled: Father Charged with Attempted Murder

Amber Alert Cancelled:  Father Charged with Attempted Murder

An Amber Alert was canceled Wednesday after a 5-year-old boy who was abducted in San Mateo was found safe in Sacramento County, officials said. According to SFGate, the father accused of kidnapping his 5-year-old son from San Mateo early Wednesday had severely beaten two people during the abduction before fleeing with the…

Roseville Watering Restricted To Once Per Week

Roseville Watering Restricted To Once Per Week

Roseville residents can only water once per week, beginning October 5.  The citywide outdoor irrigation schedule, that changes seasonally, limits landscape watering to hit mandatory water reduction targets. Residential and commercial customers will only be able to water on Mondays, from October through April, 2016. Typically as summer fades into…

Governor Asks for Major Disaster Declaration

Governor Asks for Major Disaster Declaration

Governor Brown says he has requested that President Obama declare a major disaster in California, after two wildfires killed five people, scorched more than 200 square miles and destroyed over 1,600 homes. In a statement on Monday, Brown said that a presidential major disaster declaration would provide funds to support fire victims and to supplement…

Gender-based Wage Gaps Challenged with Fair Pay Act

Gender-based Wage Gaps Challenged with Fair Pay Act

Studies show that on average, full-time female workers in California earn 84 cents for every dollar that a man makes, losing out on roughly $33 billion a year.  A bill that’s headed for approval could start to change that statistic. Women workers in California may get some new tools to…

Butte Fire Nearly 3/4 Contained

Butte Fire Nearly 3/4 Contained

Cal Fire updated containment numbers this morning, from 72 to 74 percent, a couple points higher over the weekend. Nearly 600 homes and several hundred outbuildings and structures have been destroyed in the nearly 71,000 acre blaze. Cal Estimates full containment next week, October 1, about 3 weeks since the…

Marysville 7-11 Robbery Suspect Sought

Marysville 7-11 Robbery Suspect Sought

Marysville police are looking for a suspect involved in robbing a 7-Eleven store Wednesday night. Police responded to the 7-Eleven located on East 19th Street in Marysville, where the clerk said that an armed man entered the store, stole money and fled. In survellience videos, the suspect appeared to be a black…