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  • Man Who Stole Oakland Fire Department Truck Arrested in Vacaville After Chase

    VACAVILLE — A 31-year-old Oakland man was arrested Saturday afternoon in Vacaville after stealing a fire truck and leading authorities on a chase. Around 11:31 a.m. authorities in Vacaville were alerted by CHP of a pursuit of a man in a stolen Oakland Fire Department truck. The suspect was traveling on eastbound I-80 and quickly approaching the city. Vacaville officers successfully helped deploy spike strips on I-80 at Bella Vista. As the tires deflated, the suspect exited at Orange Drive […]

  • Woman Featured on Netflix’s ‘Jailbirds’ Arrested in Grass Valley

    GRASS VALLEY — The Grass Valley Police Department arrested a woman who appeared on the Netflix docuseries “Jailbirds.” Rachel Medlin, 23, of Nevada County was arrested after a citizen reported a drug dealing in the parking lot of a closed business. Medlin was arrested for heroin possession, possessing paraphernalia, as well as outstanding arrest warrants. She is also on probation in Sacramento County. Officers said Medlin proudly told them about her brief cameo on the show and even shared the […]

  • Powerball Ticket Worth Nearly $1 Million Sold at Natomas Gas Station

    NATOMAS — Check your Powerball tickets! A lucky winner won some serious cash in Wednesday night’s drawing. It wasn’t the $66 million prize. But, $995,044 isn’t bad, at all. The ticket was sold at the Shell Gas Station in Natomas at 3721 Truxel Road. It matched all of the numbers – 5, 35, 38, 42, 57 – except the Powerball number, 13. There was no jackpot winner in California but 48,632 winning tickets were sold — making the jackpot even […]

  • Sacramento Approves Free Transit Pass Program For All K-12 Students

    SACRAMENTO — All students living in Sacramento or going to school in the city will soon be able to get free rides with Sacramento Regional Transit. Starting in October, kids in grades K-12 will be eligible for free rides, not just on Sac RT buses but also on the light rail. According to Sacramento City Councilmember Jay Schenirer, the policy will implement the following: • Eligibility – This initiative will provide fare-free transit to youth in grades K-12 who live […]

  • CHP: Woman, Two Young Girls Killed after DUI Suspect Crashed Into Modesto Home

    MODESTO — A Modesto mother and her two young girls are now dead after California Highway Patrol Modesto says a suspected drunken driver crashed into their home while the family was sleeping. “This was no accident,” said CHP Officer Tom Olsen. “Somebody chose to drink and drive and because of that three people lost their lives. They had a whole life ahead of them.” A window was boarded up and a damaged fence and a candle were all that was […]

  • Adopt a Pet: Hope

    One-year-old Hope is in need of a new home. Front Street Brewfest June 15, 2019 TICKETS: Early Bird $40 | After April 15th $50 | After May 15th $60 | Non-Drinker $10| 21+ event Use Discount Code FOX40 For $10 Off Tickets

  • CAPTURED: Bear Seen on UC Davis Campus Near Aboretum Drive

    DAVIS — Fish and Game crews captured a one-year-old male bear on the UC Davis campus after a sighting Tuesday morning. Just after 7 a.m., the university sent out an alert via social media and text. The bear was first seen in the area of Solano Park and Aboretum Drive. It was later spotted near the Hyatt Hotel on Old Davis Road. Update: The bear has been safely captured and removed from campus. — UC Davis (@ucdavis) June […]

  • Turn Up Office Thermostats to Improve Women’s Productivity, Study Suggests

    It’s often quipped that women complain the office temperature is too low — but it’s not just comfort that’s at stake. Researchers say women’s productivity may improve when the thermostat is set to warmer temperatures. The new study, published Wednesday in the journal PLOS One, raises “the stakes for the battle of the thermostat.” Previous research found most modern offices use climate control systems based on the metabolic rate of an average man, with the ideal temperature for women almost 5 […]

  • No Injuries After Big Rig Crashes in Merced County, Spills Load of Apple Juice

    MERCED COUNTY —  Merced maintenance crews are working to reopen part of Highway 99  after a big rig spilled a huge amount of bottled apple juice, just north of Atwater. Thursday morning, a big rig hit a roadside guardrail and wrapped around the overhead sign at the northbound Highway 99 Westside Boulevard and Bellvue Road exit. The damage to the big rig trailer caused a large amount of apple juice to spill onto the highway shoulder. The number three lane […]

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