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  • Farmers dispute about use of Apple Hill name

    APPLE HILL, Calif. (KTXL) — Dozens of farms and wineries draw crowds to Apple Hill every fall. But some of the growers on the hill said one orchard is trying to take over the Apple Hill name and keep the profit for themselves. The issue centers on social media. When you type Apple Hill on Facebook or Instagram it takes you to a page that may look like it represents all of Apple Hill. The grower’s association said it’s misleading […]

  • Some PG&E customers haven’t received compensation for Oct. 9 shut-offs

    (KTXL) — Neighbors in the foothills were dealing with more frustration and confusion caused by Pacific Gas &Electric’s power shut-offs from last month. This time, it has to do with their power bills. Some had not gotten the bill credits they were promised, while others were worried they may have been charged despite being without power. “What they’re calling it is a ‘customer satisfaction adjustment,'” said Nevada City Councilman Duane Strawser. As people across the foothills opened their PG&E bills […]

  • Davis police say carjacking is latest in ‘unusual’ rash of thefts

    DAVIS, Calif. (KTXL) — Police in Davis are investigating a carjacking at gunpoint that happened late Tuesday night on Alvarado Avenue. Police say the thieves appear to be targeting students. “It was really crazy and everything happened so fast,” Libna Leon, who was confronted by the thieves, told FOX40. Leon, a senior at UC Davis, was heading home to her apartment on Alvarado Avenue after taking a quick study break with a friend. “This van comes over and pulls up […]

  • Stockton couple says dream home’s paperwork included racist clauses

    STOCKTON, Calif. (KTXL) — A Stockton couple is looking for answers after they found a racist requirement in their paperwork while they were trying to buy a new home. After months of searching for the perfect house, prospective homeowner Esai Manzo thought he found it in Stockton’s Colonial Heights neighborhood. “This is a beautiful house and we love it,” Manzo said. But their dream home quickly turned into a nightmare as he and his wife went through the paperwork. “Crazy […]

  • Family: Man shot in head trying to defend woman, baby in Yuba City restaurant

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — As he lies in a hospital bed, unconscious in a medically induced coma, Elias Garibay is hailed a hero. “First and foremost, I’m proud of him,” Garibay’s son, Benjamin Lozano said. “He did what he thought was right and that means everything to me.” Lozano said his father was shot in the head while trying to protect a woman and her infant from an abusive man. It happened Friday evening when the 45-year-old went to Tortilleria […]

  • Nonprofit gives Camp Fire survivor new place to live

    PARADISE, Calif. (KTXL) — A tiny trailer might not look like much to some, but it’s a dream home for one Camp Fire survivor. Thaddeus Miller lost his home in the Camp Fire, and he’s been staying with his girlfriend’s father in Oroville the last 11 months. “We just hoped that any of the houses had made it in my family. But, you know, out of six or seven houses, not a single one was left standing,” Miller said. A […]

  • Federal indictment filed against men connected to El Dorado County deputy’s death

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Federal officials announced an indictment against the four men who were arrested in connection to the death of El Dorado County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Ishmael. U.S. Attorney McGregor Scott detailed the federal marijuana and gun charges against the men, which are in addition to the local charges they face. “If you get the sense I’m angry today, I am angry, I am angry because we have illegal aliens in an illegal marijuana grow who killed a […]

  • Sacramento to expand protected bike lanes in downtown, midtown

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Sacramento will soon be tripling the number of blocks with protected bike lanes. On her daily commute, Sara Nelson opts for two wheels rather than four. “Everyone should bike if they can. It’s better for everyone,” Nelson said. But some roads are more easily traveled than others. “Especially when you’re on the road you have to deal with the doors opening, the cars next to you. It’s just not enough room,” Nelson told FOX40. Soon, she […]

  • Police say Airbnb’s new policies on party houses are ‘step in the right direction’

    ELK GROVE, Calif. (KTXL) — Parties at Airbnb rentals getting out of control is a problem running rampant across Sacramento County. And it’s not just noise plaguing neighborhoods, the get-togethers are turning deadly. Last Sunday in Carmichael, a shooting outside of an Airbnb party killed a young man. In July, a Sierra College football player died after he was shot at an Airbnb party in Fair Oaks. And in June, security footage shows yet another shooting outside of one of […]

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