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Sacramento, California: State capital and city of California, United States
Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat and largest city of Sacramento County. Located at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in Northern California's Sacramento Valley, Sacramento's estimated 2019 population of 513,624 makes it the sixth-largest city in California and the ninth largest capital in the United States. Sacramento is the seat of the California Legislature and the Governor of California, making it the state's political center and a hub for lobbying and think tanks. Sacramento is also the cultural and economic core of the Sacramento metropolitan area, which at the 2010 census had a population of 2,414,783, making it the fifth largest in California.


CA pastor to delay church reopening, despite Trump [Video]

CA pastor to delay church reopening, despite Trump

Pastor Bryant Wyatt says he will keep Sacramento's Mount Calvary Baptist Church closed a little longer as he works on a safe reopening plan, despite President Donald Trump's call to have religious..

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Coronavirus in California: When Will Your County Reopen?

Thursday: Meet Shawn Hubler, a longtime California journalist who’s based in Sacramento. Also: The reopening of the state picks up speed. - Published

Nevada earthquake: Magnitude 6.4 temblor — and several large aftershocks — have struck near Tonopah

The quake struck just after 4 a.m. and was reportedly felt as far away as Reno and Sacramento. - Published

As California Reopening Begins, Newsom Says Expect More Soon

as california reopening begins, newsom says expect more soon
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The most significant reopening of the California economy during the coronavirus pandemic started Friday with tens of thousands of businesses cleared to open with limitations..
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Pandemic pushes California bookstores to find innovative ways to keep customers

Peer past the sign declaring that Beers Books is closed due to coronavirus restrictions, and you can see boxes stacked high on pallets and bins waiting to be filled with orders, as the 85-year-old..
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Some California counties reopen, defy state orders

A Northern California shopping mall opened to customers Wednesday, despite state orders restricting businesses due to the pandemic. Other businesses barred under the orders reopened Monday in Yuba and.. - Published

California governor says coronavirus easing 'days away' as protesters throng beach

California is days away from announcing a meaningful loosening of its coronavirus-related restrictions, Governor Gavin Newsom said on Friday, as protesters sneaked on to closed beaches and crowded the..
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JetBlue seeks U.S. approval to temporarily halt flights to 11 airports

JetBlue Airways Corp on Wednesday asked the U.S. Transportation Department for emergency approval to temporarily suspend service to 11 U.S. airports, including Dallas, Houston, Minneapolis, Portland,..
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Bloomberg to fund anti-Trump operation in 6 critical states

bloomberg to fund anti-trump operation in 6 critical states
Today 7:45 AM Former Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg speaks to supporters as he announces the suspension of his campaign and his endorsement of former Vice President Joe Biden on..
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Coronavirus: California declares emergency after death

A 71-year-old man, who was on a cruise ship last month, dies in a hospital near Sacramento.
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California sues Trump administration over alleged failure to protect species

California is suing the administration of President Donald Trump for what it calls the administration's failure to protect endangered species in the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers.
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2 State Department sponsored flights will evacuate nearly 400 Americans from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship

2 state department sponsored flights will evacuate nearly 400 americans from the quarantined diamond princess cruise ship
The CDC has said 380 Americans will evacuated from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship off the coast of Yokohama, Japan, The Wall Street Journal reported. They will be brought back to the..
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In California: In-N-Out is forced out of town ... at least for now

SoCal's iconic burger chain pulls plans after residents sue to block it. But don't rule it out yet: In-N-Out may double (double) down on its strategy to open. A controversial housing bill fails in.. - Published

Owners of electric cars get a break on the gas tax. It’s costing California $32 million

owners of electric cars get a break on the gas tax. it’s costing california $32 million
SACRAMENTO — As most Californians reach deeper into their pockets to pay higher gas taxes for road repairs, electric vehicle owners have been getting a free pass. Many will continue to benefit under..
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Grief and Fear in Sacramento Over a Death That Set the World on Edge

The Sacramento region is home to thousands of Muslim immigrants. The death of one of them in Iraq was the spark that brought the United States and Iran to the edge of war. - Published

Five mountain lions seen together on home video

Five California mountain lions were seen together on home surveillance video in a rare gathering of the notoriously solitary big cats. The footage was recorded at a rural residence at the edge of the.. - Published

Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal is big and irresponsible

gavin newsom’s budget proposal is big and irresponsible
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed new budget is as big and unruly as the nearly three-hour press conference he held last week to unveil it. Like many things the new governor proposes, his budget is filled..
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California governor to unveil budget, could expand benefits

california governor to unveil budget, could expand benefits
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom will announce his state spending plan on Friday, flush with a multi-billion surplus that state lawmakers expect he will use to give full health..
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California eyes climate bond to prepare for disasters

california eyes climate bond to prepare for disasters
Sunday Jan 5, 2020 at 11:26 AM Jan 5, 2020 at 11:26 AM SACRAMENTO, CAlif. (AP) " In a state burdened by billions of dollars in wildfire damage, California lawmakers are hoping for an advance loan..
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Bernie Sanders is going to bat for minor league baseball. Will California go to bat ...

bernie sanders is going to bat for minor league baseball. will california go to bat ...
SACRAMENTO — Any politician who goes to bat for minor league baseball against billionaire big club owners deserves an all-star vote. Maybe not a presidential vote necessarily, but an honorary spot on..
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Kamala Harris should have never run for president

kamala harris should have never run for president
SACRAMENTO — California Sen. Kamala Harris should never have run for president in the first place. Her ambition far exceeded her ability. She hadn’t yet established herself in the U.S. Senate. And..
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California Governor to convene meet of PG&E shareholders, executives next week

California Governor Gavin Newsom said he will convene a meeting of Pacific Gas and Electric Co executives, shareholders, wildfire victims, and PG&E's other creditors in Sacramento next week to speed up..
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California wildfires impact schools and students

Wildfires raging across California are directly impacting schools, students and teaches. A new article by CalMatters education reporter Ricarodo Cano takes a closer look at the issue. He joins CBSN..
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Building the Transcontinental Railroad

It was the moonshot of the 19th century – crews working East from Sacramento and West from Omaha to build the Transcontinental Railroad, meeting on May 10, 1869 at Promontory Summit, Utah. To help..
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Sons of Stephon Clark, Who Was Killed by Police, Will Receive $2.4 Million Settlement

The city of Sacramento agreed to settle a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the family of Mr. Clark, an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by officers in 2018. - Published

Southwest Airlines launching newest Hawaii flights two months early, adding more service

Southwest, which began serving Hawaii earlier this year, will add new Sacramento-Maui flights and is boosting frequency of flights from other cities. - Published

California mom found dead; husband arrested

California authorities say they have found what they believe to be the remains of a missing mother two months after she disappeared. CBS Sacramento reported that the discovery of Heather Gumina..
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Stephon Clark's two young sons to get $2.4 million from Sacramento

Unarmed black man was shot dead by cops in grandparents' backyard, prompting widespread protests; parents' and grandparents' claims in $20 million suit still pending
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Dozens injured after light rail train derails in California

At least 27 people were injured in the light rail derailment in Sacramento, with 13 taken to hospitals. None of the injuries were life-threatening. - Published

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Here's the latest for Friday August 23rd: Protests start in France ahead of G7; Bernie Sanders introduces climate plan; Sacramento light rail accident injures more than two dozen; Wildfire forces.. - Published

California train derails, 27 injured

A light-rail passenger train derailed in Sacramento, California late Thursday night, injuring 27, officials said.
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Bernie Sanders meets California fire victims, lays out Green New Deal

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Thursday unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change strategy on a tour of northern California that included meeting families displaced by deadly..
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All 10 passengers survive after plane skids off runway, bursts into flames

For the second time in less than a week, a small engine plane has crashed and burst into flames. Miraculously, everyone on board survived. The twin engine Cessna jet ran off the runway Wednesday at..
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Anti-vaccine activist charged for assault of California senator

The man behind a petition drive to recall a California state senator and physician pushing for tougher vaccine requirements was charged on Wednesday with assault after livestreaming himself shoving the..
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California city considers "Straight Pride Parade"

The city of Modesto, California, is considering a permit for a "Straight Pride Parade" in a local park. Rob Malcolm of CBS Sacramento reports.
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California becomes 1st state to ban hairstyle discrimination

california becomes 1st state to ban hairstyle discrimination
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Wednesday a bill making California the first state to ban workplace and school discrimination against black people for wearing hairstyles such..
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Dispatcher names therapy dog 'Sully' after fallen Sacramento police officer

The Sacramento emergency dispatcher who handled the chilling police channel during a violent standoff that killed an officer adopted a therapy dog. - Published

Graphic bodycam footage captures shootout that killed Sacramento police officer

The Sacramento Police Department released bodycam footage of a shootout that resulted in the killing of 26-year-old rookie officer Tara O'Sullivan. - Published

'Officer down! Officer down!' Chilling footage reveals deadly shootout in Sacramento

A hearing is Monday for the man accused of killing a rookie Sacramento police officer in a fierce shootout captured on the bodycam of a fellow officer. - Published

Body cam footage shows police officer ambushed with heavy gunfire

Sacramento police have released body-cam video of a deadly police shooting showing officers coming under heavy gunfire. Officials say police were responding to a domestic call when police say they were..
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Sacramento police say body cam footage shows officer ambushed

The department has faced criticism because it took 45 minutes to transport rookie Officer Tara O'Sullivan​ to a hospital
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Rookie officer fatally shot responding to domestic violence call

Sacramento is mourning the loss of a rookie officer, who was gunned down responding to a domestic violence call. Tara O'Sullivan is the first officer killed in the line of duty in the city in 20 years...
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Rookie Sacramento police officer killed in domestic disturbance

A rookie police officer in California's capital city has died after she was shot at the scene of a domestic dispute, spurring a standoff and exchange of gunfire with the suspect, who surrendered early..
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Sacramento community remembers slain rookie officer

Devastated members of the Sacramento State University community remembered rookie Sacramento police officer and recent grad Tara O'Sullivan, who was killed by a gunman Wednesday while helping a woman..
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Sacramento police officer shot and killed

The Sacramento Police Department has confirmed that a female officer shot while assisting on a domestic violence call has died. 26-year-old Tara O'Sullivan was shot while responding to a domestic.. - Published

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