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  • Home Building on Preserved Wetlands Approved by Sacramento County Planning Commission

    ELK GROVE — A victory for a property developer and disappointing news for homeowners as the Sacramento County Planning Commission approves a proposal to turn a wetland preserve known as Silver Springs Lot P into a new housing subdivision. Despite the Sacramento County Planner’s recommendation not to greenlight new construction in the Vineyard community, Monday night the planning commission approved the 48 home proposal. Before attending Monday night’s meeting, Sacramento County resident Mike Hughes told FOX40 one of the best […]

  • UC Davis Warns of Poisonous Mushroom after Family’s New Puppy Dies

    LOOMIS — Veterinarians are sending a warning to pet parents after a Loomis puppy died hours after eating deadly mushrooms growing in his family’s yard. The case prompted UC Davis to send out an alert Friday about the dangers of death cap mushrooms. Chris Ewing said before bringing their new 11-week-old klee kai puppy, Griffin, home his family researched all of the dangerous things to keep him away from. So, when the puppy started throwing up, they assumed he gotten […]

  • Pharmacies on High Alert Amid Rash of Robberies in Sacramento

    NATOMAS — Local pharmacies cannot ignore the fact that across the region criminals have been walking through pharmacy doors and robbing staff of narcotics, particularly prescription pain killers and cough syrup, sometimes at gunpoint. At Natomas pharmacy, employees say they try to treat every client like good neighbors. “Almost every person who walks through that door, I already know their name and I say ‘hi’ to them,” said Katelyn Lamping. Lamping had been a pharmacy technician for eight years, but […]

  • Deputies Search for 2 Suspects who Robbed Carmichael Rite Aid

    CARMICHAEL — Officials searched Saturday night for at least two suspects wanted in connection to a robbery at a Carmichael Rite Aid. Around 5 p.m., the suspects fled the pharmacy at 4010 Manzanita Avenue after stealing prescription drugs. A sheriff’s deputy K-9 officer spotted the car reportedly involved in the robbery and chased it down Interstate 80 to a Citrus Heights neighborhood near Van Maren Lane and Marinvale Drive. The suspects parked in the area and took off on foot. […]

  • Five Men Sought in Convenience Store Robberies

    SACRAMENTO COUNTY — Five men are wanted in connection with a series of liquor and convenience store robberies in Sacramento County. The robberies began Nov. 21 and have continued through Nov. 29 in both the northern and southern parts of the county. The AM-PM on Marconi and Eastern avenues and the Shell station on Fair Oaks Boulevard and Watt Avenue are two locations that have been targeted. According to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, the suspects rob the clerk at gun […]

  • Two Sacramento County Women Accuse Massage Envy Therapists, Franchises of Sexual Misconduct

    ELK GROVE — Two Sacramento County women are accusing Massage Envy therapists and franchises of sexual battery, negligence and false imprisonment during massage sessions. These women are not alone, according to a new investigation by Buzzfeed, which reports more than 180 women across the country have reported sexual assaults at Massage Envy franchises nationwide. The company has about 1,200 locations in the U.S. One Sacramento County woman is accusing the owners and a therapist at the Massage Envy franchise on […]

  • Mother Searches for Answers after Son Found Unconscious, Now in a Coma

    CITRUS HEIGHTS — Loved ones of Tyler Petefish are looking for answers after the 25-year-old was brought to Mercy San Juan Medical Center under what they say were suspicious circumstances. Petefish has been in a coma for seven days and his prognosis is unclear. Lisa Lytle-Aubel, Petefish’s mother, says her son was brought into the hospital on Nov. 19 by paramedics. They found him unconscious in the area of Rosswood Drive and Parish Way, near Rusch Park in Citrus Heights. […]

  • Mother, Daughter Killed in Collision With Bear

    DOUGLAS FLAT — Authorities say a woman and her 1-year-old daughter were killed when the car she was driving struck a black bear on Thanksgiving evening. CHP reports Sarah Rohde was driving a Subaru Impreza on Highway 4 in Calaveras County Thursday around 6 p.m. when a black bear came in front of the vehicle’s path. The bear was struck and killed, but the impact of the bear killed the driver and her daughter, Ariana Harris. Rohde’s 4-year-old son, Julian […]

  • Loaves and Fishes Serves Up Thanksgiving Meal

    SACRAMENTO — Gina Fields doesn’t take much for granted, especially opportunities that don’t come around often for a family living in a shelter. Nine-month-old Giovan, 4-year-old Gino, 5-year-old Ginelle and a mom working hard to provide. “There was a time when my kids weren’t with me, so to be able to sit down with them to have Thanksgiving is definitely a blessing,” Fields said. Blessings abounded Tuesday as the staff at Loaves and Fishes served a record number of people […]