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Higher And Higher: New Floodplain Construction Rules For California

March 23, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

The Oroville spillway scare, flooding and frequent downpours have underscored the need for flood insurance and flood prevention measures in California. Some of those measures are expensive. But some people will go to great lengths to live near water.

Sacramento Not On List Of Best Markets For Buying Single Family Rentals

March 23, 2017 | Steve Milne

If you're thinking about buying rental properties and becoming a landlord, you'd see solid returns on single-family properties in the Midwest, Rust Belt and Southeast ... but not so much in Sacramento.

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Wet Weather Delays Planting For Central Valley Farmers

March 23, 2017 | Rich Ibarra

Growers have a lot to worry about, from broken levees to standing water.

Photo / Curtis Jerome Haynes

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California Central Valley Farmers Won't Get Full Water Supply

March 22, 2017 | Amy Quinton

California is experiencing one of its wettest winters in years. But farmers on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley still won’t receive a full supply of water from the federal Central Valley Project.

Stockton Prepares For NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament

March 22, 2017 | Rich Ibarra

Stockton is rolling out the red carpet as it prepares for the NCAA Women’s Basketball Sweet 16 and the Elite 8 to be played in its Downtown Arena. It could be a 2 million dollar boost to the local economy.

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Attacker Kills 4, Injures 40 Near U.K. Parliament

March 22, 2017

The suspect killed three civilians and a police officer before being shot to death, British authorities say. Acting Deputy Police Commissioner Mark Rowley said police believe they know, but aren't ready to release, the name of the assailant.

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Court To Again Weigh Fate Of California High-Speed Rail Project

March 22, 2017 | Ben Adler

California’s high-speed rail project will be back in court this week – with the return of a legal challenge that threatens a crucial funding source.

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On An Island: The One California County Not In The National Flood Insurance Program

March 22, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

In Mariposa County, lenders are telling some people they need flood insurance even though they don't. Meanwhile, other people who want flood insurance can't find it.

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