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2 years 2 weeks ago

Officials: 73 sickened with salmonella from mangoes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California public health officials are investigating a foodborne illness outbreak that has sickened 73 people and has been linked to salmonella-tainted mangoes. Authorities say they are still probing what prompted the outbreak of salmonella Braenderup cases in California. They are trying to identify which specific mango...

2 years 10 months ago

Officer shot in Sacramento, Cali

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a Sacramento-area police officer was shot and critically wounded following an attempted traffic stop, and a suspect was arrested. The Sacramento Bee reports that the officer was hit by several bullets from what police believe was a lone shooter. The shooting came...

3 years 10 months ago

Sacramento buys 55 wind turbines from Vestas

DENVER (AP) - Vestas American Wind Technology Inc. says the Sacramento Municipal Utility District has ordered 55 wind turbines from it for a project near Rio Vista, Calif. Vestas said Thursday that the utility's 128-megawatt order includes a service and maintenance agreement that will last up to 15 years....

4 years 1 month ago

NORAD jets to train over California, Alaska, Alberta

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) will send planes on training flights over Northern California, northern Alberta and southwestern Alaska on Thursday. NORAD said the planes will practice interception and identification procedures as well as responding to multiple threats. Officials say most residents won't see or hear...

4 years 1 month ago

California bus crash leaves 6 dead

A Greyhound bus traveling to Sacramento from Los Angeles crashed on a state highway in California's Central Valley, killing five and injuring many others. A sixth person later dies at the hospital. California Highway Patrol Officer Michelle Sigmond says the bus driver swerved to avoid another crash and slammed...

4 years 8 months ago

Heavy snow socking northern California

A mix of rain and snow making its way through northern California. Heavy snowfall on Interstate 80 between Sacramento and Reno made plows and snow tires a necessity Wednesday morning. With as much as seven to nine inches of accumulation in some places, emergency crews were out to keep an...

4 years 11 months ago

College closes as Southern Calif. fire nears

A college threatened by a 13-square-mile wildfire closed Wednesday as flames burned in hills above the campus. Moorpark College in Ventura County posted the closing announcement to its 2,500 students on its Web site Wednesday morning. County fire spokesman Bill Nash said the fire did not weaken overnight...

5 years 4 hours ago

Mercury leaking at closed California mine sites

Abandoned mercury mines throughout central California's rugged coastal mountains are polluting the state's major waterways, rendering fish unsafe to eat and risking the health of at least 100,000 impoverished people. But an Associated Press investigation found that the federal government has tried to clean up fewer than a dozen...

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