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Crews raced against time to stabilize 70-foot-deep sinkhole in Grass Valley

After a four-day race against time, officials believe a 70-foot-deep sinkhole in Grass Valley is stable enough to weather the storm that moved into the region Wednesday.

Environment

UC Davis scientist names new moth species for Trump

A scientist has named a newly discovered California moth after President-elect Donald Trump, calling it Neopalpa donaldtrumpi in recognition of the incoming 45th president. White and yellow scales on the moth’s head look like Trump’s blonde hairdo, researchers said in their report on the newly discovered species Tuesday.

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Sacramento blues musician arraigned

Kyle Rowland is arraigned in Sacramento Superior Court in Sacramento on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Kyle Rowland, a local blues musician and previous Contra Costa County Sheriff's deputy, allegedly opened fire at a house party early Friday morning.

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Blues prodigy accused of drunkenly shooting into house party pleads not guilty

In front of a courtroom packed with his friends and family, Sacramento blues prodigy and former Contra Costa County Sheriff’s deputy Kyle Rowland was arraigned Wednesday on charges he fired a gun at a Sacramento house party. Formal charges of assault with a deadly weapon and carrying a loaded weapon with intent to commit a felony were read Wednesday afternoon. Rowland pleaded not guilty to the charges.

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Rehabbed pier now open on West Sacramento riverfront

The Mill Street Pier in West Sacramento's Bridge District provides views of a growing neighborhood and the downtown Sacramento skyline.
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