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  • Local Baseball Player Lands Spot on Phillies Opening Day Roster

    YUBA CITY — After five full season’s in the minor leagues, 27-year-old Brock Stassi can finally call himself a big leaguer. Stassi found out Thursday that he had landed a spot on the Philadelphia Phillies opening day roster after a stellar spring. His father Jim Stassi, who coached and still teaches at Yuba High School where his sons went, remembers how he found out. “Our athletic director and one of our security guys came out,” Jim Stassi recalled. “They had […]

  • Golden 1 Center Hosts State High School Basketball Championships

    SACRAMENTO — Last weekend it was the NCAA Tournament. This weekend at the Golden 1 Center, the state high school basketball championships. Six games happened Friday, and six more are on deck for Saturday starting at 10 in the morning. Three local schools have advanced to the state finals. The McClatchy girls played Friday evening in the Division I championship against Windward out of Los Angeles. McClatchy lost that game by a 53 to 41 final. “I loved playing on […]

  • Lil Eazy-E’s Entourage Could Face Police Investigation Following Sexual Assault Allegations

    SUISUN CITY — The son of legendary rapper Eazy-E may be facing a police investigation after performing at Ovation Ultra Lounge Saturday night. Lil Eazy-E played at Ovation Ultra Lounge that evening, and police say that when the rapper and his traveling entourage returned to their hotel for an “after party” things got out of hand. Police responded to a call from the staff at the Hampton Inn & Suites at 6:49 Sunday morning. The staff member who called said […]

  • Several Sacramento Men Robbed in Online Dating Scam

    SACRAMENTO — Over the past couple of weeks, the Sacramento Police Department has seen an increasing trend in robberies involving men and online dating. They say there have been at least 10 separate incidents throughout the city where male victims have set up dates with a female through a variety of social forums, only to have the encounters go horribly wrong. “No specific age group. It’s mainly males looking for females in a dating situation,” said Sgt. Bryce Heinline. Police […]

  • Trees Come Crashing Down in Sacramento During First Wave of Weekend Storms

    SACRAMENTO — The first wave of storms leaned heavy on the region, causing power outages to some. But mostly, the high wind gusts from Friday afternoon again toppled trees in many neighborhoods. A car in the parking lot of Abraham Lincoln Elementary School in Rancho Cordova, belonging to a substitute teacher, was crumpled by a massive eucalyptus tree. No one was hurt, as class was still in session. But the principal noted that the school had just had their tree’s […]

  • Authorities: Davis Mosque Vandalism Suspect ‘Immediate Danger’ to Public

    DAVIS — New, disturbing details have been released about the woman accused of vandalizing the Islamic Center of Davis last month. Thirty-year-old Lauren Kirk-Coehlo was arrested Tuesday and faces felony charges of vandalism with a hate crime enhancement and vandalism of a church, but it’s what law enforcement say they uncovered during their investigation that has them most concerned for the public’s safety. Kirk-Coehlo’s bail was increased from $40,000 to $1,000,000 after one of the arresting officers said in a […]

  • CHP: Multiple Landslides Block Traffic on Highway 50

    Update:Hwy 50 closed E&W near Pollock Pines /at Ice House Rd and another mudslide near Kyburz the same size.ETO 2/12 6pm. One-way control. — Caltrans District 3 (@CaltransDist3) February 11, 2017 EL DORADO COUNTY — It may not be until Sunday when Highway 50 is opened to traffic for both east and westbound traffic because of a massive mudslide that occurred late Friday afternoon. As of Friday evening, eastbound traffic was being turned around at the Sly Park exit, but […]

  • Sutter Middle School Student Fights for Teacher’s Rights Amid Confederate Flag Controversy

    FOLSOM — A lesson of a different kind for a local middle school student. Eric Hall┬árecently collected more than 350 signatures showing support for his history teacher, Woody Hart. The same teacher that was put on paid administrative leave last month, then given an early retirement package, after a confederate flag controversy inside his classroom. Before that, Hart was under investigation this past November for comments he made to a class about lynching. “That’s part of the reason I think […]

  • Elk Grove Residents Purchase Tons of Sandbags in Preparation for Storm

    ELK GROVE — Tons of sand was bagged and taken to nearby homes ahead of this weekend’s anticipated storm, which is expected to bring several inches of rain to the area. A city employee told FOX40 that more than a hundred tons of sand left one of Elk Grove’s five sandbag locations on Friday. It certainly seems as if the coming storm has got just about everyone’s attention. “Yeah, we’re hearing 15 inches of rain,” said Guy Sperry, one of […]

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