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This charity keeps raising money to assistance youthful sex-trafficking victims. But where are the victims?
June 26, 2017, at 9:05 AM

For a time, its founder and CEO, Jenny Williamson of Granite Bay, was catapulted into celebrity orbit. But drumbeats of doubt began latest year after the Northern CA home’s abrupt closure, and revelations by The Bee that the facility was facing a hasty of citations from state regulators over inadequate staffing and repeated violations of clients’ rights.

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Youthful and targeted: Sacramento County teens in the killing zone‘Sick of burying our babies’: Why county has so many teen murders –and many are unsolved‘Sick of burying our babies’: Teen murders soar in Sacramento County
June 22, 2017, at 1:16 PM

Mary’s Cemetery in S Sacramento, she's noiseless and mad and focused, particularly on this day – Oct. three, two thousand sixteen – one year after someone shot her 16-year-old son in his grandmother’s driveway and escaped into the night.

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How widespread are Goodwill’s safety lapses? Investigators widen probe
June 20, 2017, at 8:21 AM

California’s Div of Occupational Safety and Health, or Cal-OSHA, has opened a second investigation of Goodwill, this time at its warehouse and outlet on Date Avenue.

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sixteen fires before the large one. Victims declare Cal Fire waited too long to create arson arrest
June 11, 2017, at 7:13 AM

What arson investigators didn’t tell the crowd of Clayton Fire evacuees was how well they knew the suspect.

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Is the CHP commissioner leaving? He’s a finalist to become UC Davis’ police chief.
June 09, 2017, at 4:16 PM

Commissioner Joseph Farrow has led the CHP since two thousand eight and hasn't announced plans to retire.

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The Oroville Dam crisis was a excellent thing for these people
June 03, 2017, at 9:05 PM

Weeks of dredging debris ran to more than $22 million. And on the day after the massive evacuation, as the crisis was peaking, the state spent $3.902 on breakfasts and lunches for emergency workers.

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City manager called developer ‘mentally ill’ before council rejected his gas Sta
May 28, 2017, at 9:05 AM

I've concluded he's mentally ill and is in serious necessity of psychiatric treatment,” Shirey wrote. That text and other city communications have taken middle stage this spring against the city.

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A Sacramento State chemical spill has lab techs questioning their workplace safety
May 28, 2017, at 9:04 AM

Some lab employees declare they work in areas so poorly ventilated that acidic fumes corrode metal and rubber, and two workers claim that exposure to these substances and others may have led to their inability to have children.

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Homeless are Central Library’s most frequent patrons – but not for the books
May 19, 2017, at 9:53 PM

On a recent Thursday afternoon, the restrooms had dozens of users in the span of an hour, most toting bags or pulling handcarts and suitcases.

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Did the Sacramento County assessor and her staff obtain lower tax bills?
May 17, 2017, at 10:36 PM

The county hired an exterior law firm in Jan to inquire into whether top executive in the Assessor’s Office benefited from lower tax bills, among dozens of other claims.

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Did the Sacramento County assessor and her staff obtain lower tax bills?
May 17, 2017, at 10:36 PM

The county hired an exterior law firm in Jan to inquire into whether top executive in the Assessor’s Office benefited from lower tax bills, among dozens of other claims.

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‘Lethal arrogance’? Oroville Dam crisis sprang from Pat Brown’s towering ambition
May 14, 2017, at 8:17 AM

Pat Brown. Sixty years before a crisis at Oroville Dam sent in February, the late Gov brought an nearly evangelical zeal to erecting the structure that'd keep back the Plume River to deliver water to the parched southern half of the state.

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Homeless pit bull attack leaves cyclist ‘bleeding love a stuck pig’ on favorite parkway
May 06, 2017, at 4:35 PM

One dog, Wally, bit Frazee on the ankle and twice on the leg, hitting bone with the latest two bites, Frazee said.

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They drive boring cars and cover up their tattoos. That’s life ‘driving while black,’ residents say.
May 03, 2017, at 7:51 AM

He was listening to a sports speak show. The stop was one of about thirty-five times police pulled him over that year, he said.

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Millions of gallons of sewage water poured into streams close Lake Berryessa
April 29, 2017, at 2:48 PM

The Lake Berryessa Resort Improvement District sent six million gallons of wastewater into streams, according to a state database.

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Caltrans should redo failed surfacing work on Highway fifty bridge in Sacramento
April 22, 2017, at 9:23 PM

The resurfacing, conducted in late two thousand fourteen on the Pioneer Memorial Bridge between W Sacramento and Sacramento, began failing immediately, state Dept of Transportation records show.

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April 16, 2017, at 9:31 AM

That pledge broke her family apart. Basira had watched women in Kabul beaten or even killed for speaking their minds or marrying the person they chose.

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April 15, 2017, at 4:49 PM

In the cities of Galt and Elk Grove, the Cosumnes Fire Dept failed to carry out state-mandated fire-safety inspections at schools, public buildings and businesses between two thousand fourteen and March two thousand seventeen.

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April 13, 2017, at 8:15 PM

S. military forces, turned on the television to attempt to realize Thursday’s news. The Pentagon had just announced that it'd dropped , a cave complex believed used by IS fighters in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province.

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Arden Arcade residents mad after water agency proposes another massive hike
April 08, 2017, at 5:45 PM

The proposal by the Del Paso Manor Water District has residents reeling – not just over the quantity of the increase, but what they call a lack of transparency.

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Goodwill fined more than $100K after worker crushed to death
April 08, 2017, at 12:11 PM

Cal-OSHA, the state’s workplace safety agency, chastised the charity for what it called its failure to train workers at its Franklin Blvd outlet store in the utilize of risky equipment.

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Sacramento homeless agency faces funding cuts as political leaders question results
April 01, 2017, at 9:38 PM

Then-Mayor Kevin Johnson and other executive created the nonprofit agency in two thousand-ninth, the same year the Oprah Winfrey Indicate featured a tent city that'd sprung up in Sacramento, drawing national attention to a longstanding local problem.

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Water agency with highest salaries in region to lift rates again
March 19, 2017, at 5:07 AM

The average annual salary at the was $76.000 in two thousand-fifteenth, the highest quantity out of nine independent water agencies in Sacramento County, according to the most recent data from the State Controller’s Office.

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U. S. halts visas for Afghans who aided American forces
March 15, 2017, at 11:11 PM

S. forces fighting the Taliban can number longer get special visas for their service, at minimum until year’s end, said U. S. senators and advocates who are trying to pass legislation to restart the flow of newcomers.

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