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    Groupon Selling One Acre of Land on Mars for $15

    Elon Musk and SpaceX have already announced plans to have humans on Mars by 2025, so why not buy some land on the fourth rock from the sun before it’s too late? Well you’re in luck, because Groupon has a deal where you can buy an acre of Martian land for only $15. The deal includes a map charting the acre’s location, an owner’s deed, a NASA report on Mars exploration and a photo eBook. Sadly, the deal through Buy Planet […]

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    Missing Modesto Teen Found

    MODESTO — Authorities in Modesto say they have located a missing child who was missing since Friday afternoon, police said. According to the Modesto Police Department, 14-year-old Elijah McReynolds didn’t report to an after school program Feb. 5 at Roosevelt Jr. High. It is believed that McReynolds left the school on his own. McReynolds was last seen wearing jeans, a black shirt and a black hoody. If you know where he is or have seen him, call 9-1-1. Update: Elijah […]

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    Placer County Sheriffs: 3 Remaining Suspects Who Ran From Deputy Arrested

    FORESTHILL — The three men who have eluded capture since Jan. 3 were arrested Friday evening, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. Dimas Licea Ortiz, Jose Luis Licea Ortiz and Ruben Villegas Vargas were seen by a Placer County Sheriff’s deputy Friday walking along Foresthill Road. On Jan. 3, a sheriff’s deputy discovered the three men in a remote area and asked them for identification. When the deputy noticed Dimas had a $100,000 warrant for felony drug sales, he attempted […]

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    Sacramento Police Arrest Man in Underage Sex Assault Case

    SACRAMENTO– Sacramento Police arrested a man on suspicion of sexually assaulting an underage girl. According to investigators, 23-year-old Jared Richardson met a 14-year-old girl online through a mutual friend in September. The two met at a gas station, detectives said, and drove back to Richardson’s apartment where the girl was assaulted. Police say Richardson knew the girl was 14. Richardson was arrested Friday at his work in Roseville. He was booked into Sacramento County Jail on charges of penetration by a […]

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    Stay-At-Home Vacaville Mom Claims Big Powerball Prize

    VACAVILLE– A stay-at-home mom won more than $638,000 off a Powerball ticket, the California Lottery said Friday. January’s Powerball jackpot had grown to more than $1.5 billion when Lisa Wolin bought her ticket at a 7-Eleven on Nut Tree Road. She said she’s bought lotto tickets only a handful of times in her life. She bought 10 “Quick Pick” tickets. “I checked the numbers the night of the drawing after I put the kids to bed. I couldn’t believe it,” […]

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    Hotel Technology

    Hotel technology is getting an upgrade – from robots to wireless room keys. Back in the day hotels used to used HBO as a selling point. Rich Demuro checked out some of these pretty cool features.

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    Four Local Hometown Buffets Shut Down

    SACRAMENTO — Food Management Partners has announced the closure of 74 restaurants nationwide. Four of those locations are Sacramento area Hometown Buffets, which all permanently shut down Thursday. The company says those locations were among the most under-performing nationwide. Both Sacramento locations — on Florin Road and Watt Avenue — and the Elk Grove and Vacaville restaurants are now closed. The Citrus Heights, Tracy, Yuba City, Fairfield, Stockton, Turlock and Modesto location will all remain open.

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    Sexual Harassment Claim Against Sacramento City Council Member Withdrawn

    SACRAMENTO– The woman who accused Sacramento City Councilmember Allen Warren has now withdrawn that accusation, according to a statement released by her attorney Thursday. Delia Chacon accused Warren in August 2015. Warren denied the claims. Chacon had worked as a staff aide to Warren, who represents north Sacramento, until she was reportedly fired in June.

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    Satellite Images Show Levi’s Stadium Go from Empty Land to Super Bowl Host

    SANTA CLARA– Leading up to Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, Google has released satellite images of Levi’s Stadium. They start in 1993, when the land was empty – and go all the way to this week. Levi’s Stadium broke ground on April 19, 2012 and finally opened July 17, 2014. It’s estimated that the stadium cost around $2 billion to build. It will host Super Bowl 50 this Sunday.