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Police Officer Killed During Active Shooter Incident In North Sacramento, Suspect Surrenders After Hours-Long Standoff

June 20, 2019

A Sacramento police officer is in serious condition after being shot Wednesday by a man with a rifle in north Sacramento who is barricaded inside a home and continues to fire at law enforcement.

Nevada Energy Company Plans Outages To Prevent Wildfires

June 20, 2019

(AP) — NV Energy plans to intentionally cut off electricity in areas prone to wildfires during times of extreme fire danger. The move comes after PG&E agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to local governments for fires caused by downed power lines.

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After 45 Years, Sacramento-Based Dimple Records Is Shutting Down

June 19, 2019 | Steve Milne | Bob Moffitt

The family-operated business announced it’s closing all seven of its stores, including Roseville, Folsom and Citrus Heights. A sale with discounted prices started Wednesday and will likely last a few months.

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Health Care

Prop. 64 Taxes Are Threatening Charity Groups Who Give Away Pot To Chronically Ill Californians

June 19, 2019 | Sammy Caiola

Donated marijuana for chronically ill, low-income Californians gets taxed under Prop 64. Advocates for “compassionate use” say these patients deserve a break.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Factchecking The Governor With PolitiFact California

June 19, 2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom makes a claim of raising the LGBTQ Pride flag “for first time” at California’s Capitol. Our PolitiFact team checks that, and Newsom’s campaign promise about universal preschool education.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Multimedia Exhibit Displays Family’s Objects Excavated From The Camp Fire

June 19, 2019

Artist Stephanie Taylor and writer and Paradise resident, Christy Heron-Clark visited the remains of Heron-Clark’s family homes, unearthing objects of importance, evoking memories and loss. They’re on display at Archival Gallery through June 29.

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Sacramento Poised To Require ‘Panic Buttons’ At City Hotels

June 18, 2019 | Bob Moffitt

Sacramento could soon join other cities like Oakland and Long Beach that require larger hotels to provide panic buttons to keep their employees safe.

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PolitiFact California

Gavin Newsom Makes False Claim Of Raising LGBTQ Pride Flag ‘For First Time’ At California’s Capitol

June 18, 2019 | Chris Nichols

Gov. Gavin Newsom claimed his administration raised the rainbow flag, a symbol of LGBTQ pride, at the state Capitol "for the first time in our state’s history" this week.

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California Dream

Immigrant Entrepreneurs Invigorate California's Economy

June 18, 2019

Immigrants tend to be bigger risk-takers than people born in California when it comes to starting a business. Here’s why that’s a good thing for the state’s economy.

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State Government

What's Buried In California’s Budget Package? Lawmakers Send 12 Bills To Gov. Gavin Newsom.

June 17, 2019 | Ben Adler

The budget bill that now sits on Newsom’s desk is just the tip of the iceberg. State lawmakers sent him another dozen on Monday that would implement the spending plan, with more to come before the end of the month.

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