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Tiny poodle, owner reunite nine years after dog disappeared during robbery

This week, something happened that Sally Butters, 78, can only describe as miraculous. She learned that someone found her teacup poodle, Gigi, nine years after the beloved pet went missing during a robbery.

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After nine years, Sally Butters reunited with long-lost poodle

On Aug. 8th, 2007, Sally Butters' home was the target of a robbery. Not only did the thieves make off with several pieces of electronic equipment, but her toy poodle "Gigi" also disappeared that night. Butters searched for Gigi for years, and though the search never produced results, Butters never stopped thinking of Gigi. This week, something miraculous happened. The Citrus Heights Pet Hospital contacted Butters, letting her know they found her toy poodle after nine years.

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LAPD officers arrive in Sacramento after 420-mile run

Los Angeles police Officers Joe Cirrito and Kristina Tudor arrive in Sacramento after running up the state for their fallen brothers and sisters in blue. They were running for Project Endure, a volunteer project which is dedicated to raising awareness about fallen officers, according to a GoFundMe page set up to help pay for the safety costs associated with the run.

Cathie Anderson

Amazon helped this Folsom firm deliver $5 million in new business

Government agencies already had begun migrating to cloud computing by the time Scott Drossos took the reins as president of Folsom’s Infiniti Consulting Group in October of last year, and he was convinced that, if the firm wanted to remain competitive, it would have to quickly establish a partnership with one of the big cloud service providers.

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Jerry Brown says U.S. can’t ‘go rogue’ on climate change, while lawmakers blast Donald Trump

Gov. Jerry Brown, unveiling his nominee for attorney general, Rep. Xavier Becerra, on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, was cautious in his remarks about President-elect Donald Trump on issues including climate change, immigration and health care. Brown’s pragmatic positioning contrasted with his Democratic colleagues, some of whom promised to counter Trump and the GOP-controlled Congress every step of the way.

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Ramon Perez of Puur Chocolat explains role of fermentation in food

Many people may not realize that the chocolate they know and love is actually a fermented food. Ramon Perez of highly regarded Puur Chocolat in Sacramento explains how fermentation works and why it's important for chocolate.
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Ramon Perez of Puur Chocolat explains role of fermentation in food

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LAPD officers arrive in Sacramento after 420-mile run

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After nine years, Sally Butters reunited with long-lost poodle