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Shoppers have mixed feelings about Thanksgiving day shopping

Shoppers have mixed feelings about Thanksgiving day shopping

Consumer have mixed feelings about Thanksgiving day shopping, according to a study by the shopper loyalty company, LoyaltyOne... Read More

Soap antimicrobial may damage liver and raise cancer risk, mouse study shows

Soap antimicrobial may damage liver and raise cancer risk, mouse study shows

The study found that triclosan disrupted liver integrity and compromised liver function in mice... Read More

Expanding California’s water supply: You can’t store what isn’t there

Expanding California’s water supply: You can’t store what isn’t there

California’s approval of a $7.5 billion water bond has bolstered prospects for expanding reservoirs and groundwater storage, but the drought-prone state can effectively use no more than a 15 percent increase in surface water storage capacity because of lack of water to fill it, according to a new analysis released Nov. 20... Read More

Renderings of the new Sacramento criminal courthouse

Renderings of the new Sacramento criminal courthouse

 The budget to build a New Sacramento Criminal Courthouse has been reduced to $300 million from it's original budget of $552 million five years ago. ... Read More

Obama's immigration plan brings relief to local families

Obama's immigration plan brings relief to local families


President Obama will announce executive action on immigration in a primetime address on Thursday. His remarks are eagerly anticipated by millions across the country, including families here in Sacramento.

Gloria Casillas came to the United States 10 years ago where she met her husband and had a 6-year-old son who is an American citizen. While waiting for immigration reform, her biggest fear was getting deported and separated from her son.

The president's impending executive action brought relief because it meant she would be able to drive and work legally in the country. But she felt for
those who may not qualify for the protection.

Gunman shoots 2 men in Sacramento

Gunman shoots 2 men in Sacramento


Two men were shot in a confrontation Monday afternoon.

Emergency responders said their injuries were non-life-threatening.

The incident was on the 3800 block of Pinell Street in Sacramento at approximately 1:40 p.m.

Sacramento police Officer Michele Gigante said an Hispanic man came up to the two victims who were working on a concrete job and demanded money. The workers refused and that is when the man pulled a long-barreled gun and shot them.

The shooter then fled in a waiting car.


Two-alarm strip mall fire ruled arson


SACRAMENTO COUNTY - Arson investigators have ruled a two-alarm fire that broke out at an Arden-area strip mall Saturday morning "incendiary in nature."

According to Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District spokeswoman Michelle Eidam, it happened just after 5 a.m. Saturday on the 900 block of Howe Avenue.

Metro Fire Crews responded to a report of visible flames in the area. When they arrived, they found multiple structures engulfed in flames.

Crews forced their way into the building, eventually extinguishing the fire.

Two structures were damaged, but crews were able to prevent the fire from spreading.

According to Sac Metro Fire Battalion Chief Patrick Ellis, the fire caused between $100,000 and $200,000 in damage.

There were no reported injuries.