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May 26, 2016

Rich Ibarra

San Joaquin Offers Rebate For More Efficient Lawn Mowers

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is offering to replace old gas powered lawnmowers with a new zero emission electric mower.

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Water Supply Concerns As Drought Persists In Western U.S.

There was "minor improvement" in California drought conditions over the past week. But as long-term drought persists throughout the west, and storage levels drop, water supply is a worry.


CA Senate Wants Men's And Women's Products To Cost The Same

Pink items marketed to women and their blue counterparts for men would have to cost the same in California, under a bill passed by the state Senate Thursday.

May 26, 2016

Suspect In Girl's Abduction Engages In Shootout

UPDATE May 27, 6:34 a.m. - (AP) - Authorities in California are searching for a teenage girl, hours after the man accused of abducting her died in a gunfight with sheriff's deputies.

May 26, 2016

Sacramento-Area Events Mark Memorial Day Holiday

Memorial Day is a time to remember the men and women who lost their lives while serving in the armed forces. Organizations throughout the region are planning ceremonies to honor them. Family friendly events are also taking place during the weekend.

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Carrie Rodriguez: Tiny Desk Concert

May 27, 2016

On her new album Lola, Rodriguez's bi-cultural life blossoms into a spectacular collection of stories and songs, several of which she performs in this Tiny Desk concert with guitarist Luke Jacobs.