State parolees and employees pick up litter pickup along Highway 99 near 12th Avenue in Sacramento.
State parolees and employees pick up litter pickup along Highway 99 near 12th Avenue in Sacramento. Steven Hellon Caltrans
State parolees and employees pick up litter pickup along Highway 99 near 12th Avenue in Sacramento. Steven Hellon Caltrans

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May 11, 2015 02:19 PM

UPDATED May 12, 2015 05:31 AM

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