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Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones Kicks Off Event Series To Help Prevent Mass Shootings

March 2, 2018 | Bob Moffitt

The Sacramento County Sheriff's Office held the first of six local seminars Thursday night at Capital Christian Center.

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Why It Took Nearly Four Months For California’s Megan's Law List To Include An Out-Of-State Sex Offender

February 22, 2018 | Bob Moffitt

A man classified as a "sexually violent predator" in Colorado is now living in Sacramento County, but wasn’t put on the state’s Megan’s Law website for months. His new neighbors are concerned, but the man's family says they have nothing to fear.

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State Government

Counties Await State Funds For New Voting Systems

February 13, 2018 | Ben Bradford

Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing millions of dollars for an upgrade of old voting machines, long sought by counties. The money would come as counties transition to a much cheaper voting system, mostly based on mail-in ballots.

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Health Care

Parents, Neighbors Train To Stop Street Violence

November 13, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

Residents of Oak Park, Valley Hi and other neighborhoods where homicides among black youth are more prevalent say it's time to band with law enforcement to stop the problem.

Health Care

New Elk Grove Exhibit Tells Tales Of Mental Battles

October 6, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

Stories of addiction, trauma and depression served as the inspiration for 28 new art pieces.

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Out Of The Closet, Onto the Street: Foster System a 'Pathway to Homelessness' For LGBT Youth

October 2, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

LGBT youth in the foster system are more likely than their straight peers to end up on the street. Sacramento County and other local agencies are putting out the call for safe and affirming homes.

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Health Care

Is Sacramento County's New Mental Health Treatment Approach Working?

August 30, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

Last August, Sacramento County opened a “crisis residential” facility in Rio Linda. Now they’re planning to open two more.

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Board Of Supervisors Adopts New Election Model

June 8, 2017 | Steve Milne

Sacramento County voters will see some big election reforms next year intended to make it easier to cast ballots.

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