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  • Thieves Take $69,000 in Merchandise from Sonora Dispensary

    SONORA — Four thieves broke into a Sonora cannabis dispensary last week, leaving a mess behind and stealing nearly $70,000 worth of merchandise. Hazy Bulldog Farms is hard to miss along Mono Way. The business recently opened on the busy street. The Sonora Police Department says the crime occurred on Sept. 11 just after 4 a.m. A door at the dispensary had been pried open. “From that they ransacked the place, broke display cases, went through office cabinets and took […]

  • Butte County Investigators Search for 2 Women Missing for Over a Week

    BUTTE COUNTY — A North Highlands woman and her elderly aunt-in-law have not been seen or heard from for more than a week. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office believes 84-year-old Barbara Olmstead is with her 55-year-old niece, Rebekah Vierow. Olmstead was reported missing Sept. 6. Days later, the sheriff’s office says their investigators spoke with a woman claiming she was Olmstead. She was told to contact the California Highway Patrol to be removed from their missing persons database but never […]

  • Modesto Student Caught Selling Vaping Devices in School Parking Lot

    MODESTO — Modesto police arrested a student who was caught selling vaping devices out of their vehicle in a school parking lot. The Modesto Police Department reported the arrest Wednesday, saying an anonymous tip led them to the James C. Enochs High School student. School staff found the devices in the vehicle, along with an unloaded gun and a controlled substance. The student now faces multiple gun charges and a charge for possessing a controlled substance, according to the police […]

  • Police: High-Speed Chase Ends in Officer-Involved Shooting in Yuba City

    Update: The suspect, Adam Carr, was released from the hospital Wednesday and booked into the Sutter County Jail. He faces multiple charges, including assault on a peace officer, assault on a K-9 officer and possession of a stolen vehicle. YUBA CITY — What started as a hit-and-run in Roseville Monday turned into a high-speed police chase that spanned across three counties and ended in an officer-involved shooting in Yuba City. Ultimately, police took the suspect into custody after boxing in […]

  • 26th Annual Hot Chili & Cool Cars Preview

    Mae is outside getting the details on this year’s 26th Annual Hot Chili & Cool Cars happening Saturday in downtown Rocklin. The event raises money for the Matthew Redding Foundation, which provides student scholarships in honor of the Rocklin police officer who was struck and killed by a car during routine highway closure in 2005. Rocklin Chamber of Commerce’s Hot Chili & Cool Cars 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Free for attendance, $10 for chili

  • Midtown Mini Event Preview

    This Saturday, the Midtown Association is hosting a “Midtown Mini” event at 20th and K streets from 4-7 p.m. The inaugural event will feature more than 18 holes of miniature golf (most on 20th Street and some at adjacent businesses), delicious bites, refreshing beverages, live music, adoptable puppies, mini-massages, a misting station, excellent opportunities for photos and selfies, and chances to win great prizes, including: a Sacramento Kings game suite for 16 people courtesy of Sutter Health, or a Turton […]

  • Celebrating National Cheeseburger Day

    Gary is downtown celebrating National Cheeseburger Day with Red Rabbit and Punch Bowl Social.

  • Exploring Life Insurance Options for Your Needs

    Life insurance is sometimes seen as an unnecessary expense, but it can be a real lifesaver in hard times. September is Life Insurance Awareness Month, and financial professional Jeff Bangerter from Bangerter Financial Services is explaining why it might be time to get serious about exploring your life insurance options. Term Life Insurance If you need a policy for a specific amount of time like 5, 10, 20 or more years, term life insurance may be a good option for […]

  • Modesto Police Investigate after 3 Struck by Vehicles Saturday

    MODESTO — Three people were still in the hospital Tuesday after they were all hit by vehicles over the weekend. The Modesto Police Department is trying to find witnesses to the three separate incidents that occurred throughout Saturday. Early Saturday, around 1:30 a.m., 41-year-old Tanya Dorton was found lying in the intersection of Sierra Drive and 5th Street, according to the police department. Officers at the scene say her injuries indicated she had been hit by a vehicle and the […]

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