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How parked cars can protect bicyclists in Sacramento 0:48

How parked cars can protect bicyclists in Sacramento

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A look at widespread fire devastation in Santa Rosa

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Check out this colorful duck sitting pretty in Elk Grove

'What are we going to do with people who no longer have a home?' 1:19

'What are we going to do with people who no longer have a home?'

Kamala Harris to Sonoma crowd: 'There are so many courageous people here right now' 1:01

Kamala Harris to Sonoma crowd: 'There are so many courageous people here right now'

Meet Goat, a 3-month-old puppy with some balance problems 0:44

Meet Goat, a 3-month-old puppy with some balance problems

See Cal Fire load up planes with fire retardant at McClellan Reload Airbase to help wildfires 1:00

See Cal Fire load up planes with fire retardant at McClellan Reload Airbase to help wildfires

See Santa Rosa before and after the fire 0:47

See Santa Rosa before and after the fire

Take a drive through the destroyed Fountaingrove neighborhood in Santa Rosa 2:04

Take a drive through the destroyed Fountaingrove neighborhood in Santa Rosa

'Hardly a one-man show in El Dorado Hills:' Four of The Bee's ranked teams to watch 1:35

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Tony Bizjak has covered local transportation issues for The Sacramento Bee since 2003. Prior to that, he covered Sacramento City Hall and local government issues. A California native, Bizjak has a journalism degree from San Jose State University. Contact reporter Tony Bizjak at tbizjak@sacbee.com or 916-321-1059. Twitter: @TonyBizjak