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Pension Problem Looms For Sacramento

May 24, 2017

The City of Sacramento's unfunded pension liability is currently $718 million. The City Council has proposed spending $5 million this year to bolster a rainy day fun or to help pay down the pension debt.

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Council Presents Wish List To Sacramento City Manager

May 23, 2017

The City of Sacramento has an extra $20 million and money from taxpayer-approved Measure U to spend this year. The city council has told City Manager Howard Chan how they would like him to spend it as he prepares the annual budget.

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New Council Hours Cause Uproar

May 23, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

Some of the Sacramento City Council's most frequent attendees are displease with the new meeting hours. Most of the council says the changes are intended to help people avoid the need to sit through a full meeting to make a comment.

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State Government

Assembly Dems Lay Out Budget Priorities

May 23, 2017 | Ben Adler

Child care, preschool and after school programs. Medi-Cal provider rates. And an expansion of California’s “Earned Income Tax Credit.” Those programs would get higher state funding under the spending plan put forth this week by Assembly Democrats.

Manchester Concert Bombing: What We Know Tuesday

May 23, 2017

An explosion after an Ariana Grande concert killed 22 people Monday night. Police say they believe the bomber attacked alone. But they also report making at least one related arrest.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Darla Moe And The Lawsuit Against Anthem Blue Cross For Denied 3-D Mammogram Coverage

May 23, 2017

Darla Moe is a breast cancer survivor from Sacramento seeking a change in insurance coverage policy following denied coverage by Anthem Blue Cross. She speaks about her mission and experiences leading up to the lawsuit.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

3-D Vs. 2-D Mammograms — What's The Difference?

May 23, 2017

What is a 3-D mammogram? UC Davis Radiologist Dr. Karen Lindfors talks about this technology, how it differs from traditional 2-D mammography and why it is increasingly recommended.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Turner Sparks: 'Lost In America' Host, Kung Fu Komedy Founder, Softee Ice Cream Truck Owner

May 23, 2017

El Dorado Hills native Turner Sparks talks about his journey from running an ice cream truck to becoming a comedian.

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Trump Administration Approves $650M For Caltrain

May 22, 2017

(AP) - The Trump administration has agreed to fully fund a $650 million federal grant for electrification of a San Francisco Bay Area train system that would also help California's high-speed rail project.

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