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  • Helmet Technology Alerts Coaches to Potentially Dangerous Tackles on the Field

    RANCHO CORDOVA — Under the Friday night lights, some watch the players’ hands, others track their feet, but in Rancho Cordova coaches and trainers track what’s happening on their players’ heads. Screens are connected to the helmets the Cordova High School football team has been wearing since 2016. Coach Gary Lawrence says the devices will notify them of any player who has been hit. Senior quarterback Johnele Sanders says the sensors are needed to say things the players often won’t. […]

  • How Young Patients at Doctors Medical Center Cruise to Surgery in Style

    MODESTO — Doctors Medical Center in Modesto has found a way to make surgery a little more bearable for young patients. “The moment they’re wheeling the child away, they’re screaming, they’re crying, they’re trying to climb out of the bed. There’s tears,” registered nurse Kimberly Martinez said. The hospital wants to change that. Martinez saw how a Shriner’s Hospital is transporting their pediatric patients to surgery in kid-sized toy cars and secured the approvals and funding to make it happen […]

  • Roseville Business Bakes Up Treats, Job Skills for Aged Out Foster Youth

    ROSEVILLE — A local business owner has turned her bakery into a nonprofit organization. Kelli’s Cookies for Goodness Bakes in Roseville is reaching out to an often overlooked population of former foster youth. “Our focus is now on our youth,” owner Kelli Ridenour said. “It’s not so much on selling as many cookies as we can.” While the name of Ridenour’s business says a lot, it’s the story behind it holding the secret ingredient — people who have aged out […]

  • Thousands of Pounds of Fresh Produce Collected for Local Families in Need

    SACRAMENTO — The 50 or so diners Kristina Petersen serves as a chef at Well Space Health often have no other options for a healthy meal. Well Space Health, a substance abuse rehabilitation center, is one of over 200 agencies across the greater Sacramento region that take food provided by the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services and use it to not just feed but nourish people in need. The Food Bank just wrapped up their fourth annual Fresh Produce […]

  • VIDEO: Heartwarming Scene of New Sac State Students as They Gain Some Independence on Move in Day

    SACRAMENTO – It was Move in Day at Sacramento State Friday and many new students were excited to experience dorm life for the first time. Check out the video to see the heartwarming scene as some students gain a newfound freedom and sense of independence.

  • Training at Travis Air Force Base Puts C-5M Super Galaxy to the Test

    FAIRFIELD — A simulation at Travis Air Force Base is a training exercise but a potentially ground-breaking one that could allow the United States Air Force to double the number of patients able to be evacuated and medically treated aboard one vessel. It’s all about getting their biggest player in the game. At 247 feet, the C-5M Super Galaxy is the largest plane in the Air Force’s fleet. The week-long training at Travis Air Force Base is the largest scale […]

  • Man Shot, Killed in North Sacramento Near Arden Way

    SACRAMENTO — A man was found shot and killed outside of an Arden area apartment complex about five minutes from Arden Fair Mall. It happened around 1 a.m. but investigators are still trying to figure out what occurred before the deadly shooting. To find out what led to a man being killed outside an Empress Street apartment complex investigators may only have to look as far as a dispute that happened there two hours before the shooting. What took place […]

  • Female Pedestrian Hit, Killed on Highway-99 Near 47th Avenue

    SOUTH SACRAMENTO — Around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, a woman was hit and killed on southbound Highway-99 near 47th Avenue. Authorities say the woman was hit by two cars; both drivers stopped and are cooperating with investigators. Investigators believe the woman was trying to cross the freeway for unknown reasons. One of the drivers reported that it appeared the woman crossed over from the northbound side, came over the center median and began crossing the southbound side. CHP closed three lanes […]

  • Valley Lawmakers Host Ag Secretary to Discuss Water Management

    MODESTO — Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue stopped in the Central Valley on Tuesday to speak with farmers, along with Republican Congressman Jeff Denham and Democratic Congressman Jim Costa. Perdue expressed support for farmers, who strongly oppose a plan to divert Central Valley water to boost the fish habitat. “There’s enough water if we would commit to storing that water and not letting it flow directly into the ocean unimpeded,” Perdue said. Perdue added that the federal government has no […]