Sacramento area residents will see a worsening of their air quality this evening due to the effects of the Sand fire that has burned more than 1,300 acres in El Dorado and Amador County.

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Kendall Hunter suffered an ACL tear when he went down early in Friday’s practice, multiple sources have confirmed this morning. The fourth-year running back’s right knee buckled after catching a swing pass. It’s the second severe injury Hunter, who has been Frank Gore’s main backup since 2011, has suffered in as many years.
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With Libya facing its highest levels of violence since its 2011 uprising, the United States drove its embassy staff and military personnel Saturday to neighboring Tunisia with U.S. military escorts flying overhead.
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He’s been toasted in pubs throughout Kilkenny County, Ireland, for his hurling prowess and called the “Irish Godfather,” “the spiritual father of south Sacramento,” a singer and a saint during his 66 years ministering to needy Sacramentans across faiths and races. Monsignor Edward “Ned” Kavanagh is his name, and serving underdogs is his game.
California Drought State Agencies
The sprinklers outside the California's state Capitol are off and the lawn is withering, the lemon- and cucumber-infused "water stations" at the state pension building are gone, and prison inmates are taking shorter showers while campers at some popular parks can't take them at all.
Supervisors in fiscally conservative Placer County took the unusual step this week of asking voters to more than double their salaries and provide access to county health and retirement benefits.
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Federal prosecutors have added a charge of racketeering to the corruption and gun-running case against state Sen. Leland Yee, filing an amended indictment this week that includes new allegations that the San Francisco Democrat traded official favors for campaign cash.

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