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Email chain shows homeowners pressured city staff to block Sacramento River access

Email chain shows homeowners pressured city staff to block Sacramento River access


SACRAMENTO - Homeowners on two riverfront cul-de-sacs pressured city staff to block public access from their neighborhood to the Sacramento River for at least five years before the residents erected fences on their own.

That information is contained in scores of email exchanges dating back a decade provided by the city of Sacramento in response to a Public Records Act request from News10.


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D.A. Has oil 'exploding' in Sacramento County


Instances of people making hash oil, which is concentrated THC derived form marijuana, has become so prevalent in Sacramento County the district attorney has issued an alert.

According to the D.A.'s office, butane is typically used to produce hash oil. Butane vapors can condense in a low-lying cloud that is highly explosive when ignited by something as simple as a gas pilot light, overhead light switch, or even an automatic switch in an air conditioner or refrigerator.

The result is a blast and fire that can injure and kill, and damage and destroy structures.

Hash oil is also known as honey oil, wax, ear wax, shatter, dabs, BHO, oil and concentrated cannabis. Signs of hash oil production include marijuana plant trimmings (the mature buds are used for hash oil), butane canisters, PVC tubing, glass tubes, coffee filters and hose clamps.

Car crash on El Camino causes power outages


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SACRAMENTO - A car crashed into a pole on El Camino Avenue between Watt and Eastern avenues Tuesday morning causing an power outage that affected 399 people in the Arden Arcade area.

Electricity has been restored to most customers, according to SMUD. Forty-eight customers were still without power as of early afternoon. The estimated full restoration time is 3 p.m.


Investigators seek 4 more men in deadly Sacramento hookah lounge shooting


Sheriff's detectives are looking for four additional men in connection to the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man outside of a Fulton Avenue hookah lounge July 13.

Tyrell Hall died in the parking lot of the Hookah Lounge Smoke Shop. Four others were injured during the shooting. Tana Dania, 23; and Frank Jackson, 19 were arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder. James Wallace, 28 ,was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

The continuing investigation of the shooting has led detectives to seek the public's help in identifying the four individuals shown in the accompanying photos.

Man #1 was described as light-skinned black, with his hair worn in long dreadlocks tied back. He has facial hair on his chin. There are tattoos on his chest, the right side of his neck and face and both of his forearms (front and back). He was seen wearing a white tank top and dark pants.

Police need help finding hit-and-run suspect vehicle

Police need help finding hit-and-run suspect vehicle


Sacramento police need the public's help finding a suspect vehicle in an injury hit-and-run case.

A bicyclist, a woman in her 40s, was going south on the 6800 block of 24th Street around 4 a.m. on Sunday, July 15 when she was hit by a SUV. Police said she suffered serious injuries.

Through the investigation, detectives believe the SUV to be a 1996-2001 Ford Explorer or a 1997 Mercury Mountaineer. Police said it is a dark colored SUV and would have damage to the right front headlight area, with possible damage to the right front hood area.

Joan Jett Greets Fans at Farm Sanctuary Benefit

Joan Jett Greets Fans at Farm Sanctuary Benefit

Fans queued outside The Plum Café Friday afternoon to meet rock and roll mega-star Joan Jett.  Jett hosted a benefit for Farm Sanctuary, a leading farm animal protection and rescue organization in America. While there, guests and supporters were able to enjoy a vegetarian buffet, as well as a meet and greet with the legendary musician.

News 10 had a chance to speak with Jett about her involvement with Farm Sanctuary.

“I think what they do is good work— it’s a unique niche.” Jett discovered the Sanctuary while they were on a rescue mission. “There was terrible flooding on the Mississippi. I read about cattle being stranded on high ground and Farm Sanctuary sent trucks to pick all those animals up.”

Jett has had a long career in the music industry and continues to perform for die-hard fans from multiple generations. She calls the range of ages in her fans “beautiful”.

Assemblyman Ken Cooley Hosts Employment Fair in Citrus Heights

Assemblyman Ken Cooley Hosts Employment Fair in Citrus Heights

On Thursday, July 24, Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) and 11 local employers will host a employment fair in Citrus Heights. Starting at 12:00 PM inside the Rusch Park Auditorium, attendees will meet with local employers, and hear from CalHR on how they can search and apply for state jobs. During the second half of the event, Crossroads Diversified Services will host an application and interview workshop. This event is free and open to the public. Attendees should bring copies of their resumes and cover letters.

 

WHO:            

Assemblyman Ken Cooley

Bonney Plumbing, LLC

CalHR, including representatives from the CHP and Dept. of Corrections

CVC Construction Corp

Crossroads Diversified Services

Home Instead Senior Care

National Air Traffic Controller Association

Sacramento County

Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Department