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  • Watch Mayor Darrell Steinberg pump up major league soccer in Sacramento

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Mayor Steinberg and Republic FC owner Kevin Nagle gather at the downtown rail yards to announce the construction of a soccer field to go along with Sacramento's bid for a Major League Soccer program. Randy Pench The Sacramento Bee
Mayor Steinberg and Republic FC owner Kevin Nagle gather at the downtown rail yards to announce the construction of a soccer field to go along with Sacramento's bid for a Major League Soccer program. Randy Pench The Sacramento Bee
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Watch raucous exchange with homeless activists at Sacramento City Council meeting 3:53

Watch raucous exchange with homeless activists at Sacramento City Council meeting

'If you want to push us out, help us.' Homeless man says he has no good options but the streets. 0:28

'If you want to push us out, help us.' Homeless man says he has no good options but the streets.

He survived the car crash, but not the Taser. She is suing the CHP to get answers. 2:24

He survived the car crash, but not the Taser. She is suing the CHP to get answers.

'There are other things they could have done' 1:21

'There are other things they could have done'

What is REAL ID? 1:02

What is REAL ID?

‘We know there are mountains behind that line of smog,’ Cristina Garcia says 1:23

‘We know there are mountains behind that line of smog,’ Cristina Garcia says

You better watch out: Rancho Cordova Police is on the prowl for package thieves this holiday season 0:55

You better watch out: Rancho Cordova Police is on the prowl for package thieves this holiday season

Smoking backpack causes panic in airport TSA line 0:27

Smoking backpack causes panic in airport TSA line

A look at the #MeToo movement inside California's Capitol 1:19

A look at the #MeToo movement inside California's Capitol

How to survive an active shooter 3:59

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  • 'If you want to push us out, help us.' Homeless man says he has no good options but the streets.

    Xavier Cabano, 28, and four friends were camped out on 14th Street on Tuesday, eating snacks and guarding a large cart the group uses to store their clothes. He said his group has gotten more grief from police since residents began asking city officials to clear them out.

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