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Mountain lion snatches small dog from Bay Area bedroom

Some Pescadero residents had a very rude awakening early Monday morning when a mountain lion came into their home and took the dog.

Data Tracker

See how much child care costs in each California county

The average monthly cost to put an infant in a California day care center full time in 2014 was about $1,110 a month, according to the latest data from the California Child Care Resource and Referral Network. That’s up from $940 a month in 2009, a 7 percent rise after adjusting for inflation.

Water & Drought

Another Oroville Dam document is sealed – for now

The Department of Water Resources filed an update Thursday from the outside consultants advising DWR on Oroville repairs. The report was filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, which licenses the dam and ordered DWR to hire the consultants shortly after the crisis erupted at Oroville in February.

Videos

Marijuana grow house crime scene after double homicide in south Sacramento

Sacramento Police Department spokeswoman Linda Matthew describes the details of the shooting on the 5900 block of 68th Street Sunday. Two people are dead after an attempted home invasion on an illegal marijuana grow, Matthew said.
Ellen Garrison egarrison@sacbee.com
Marijuana grow house crime scene after double homicide in south Sacramento 0:56

Marijuana grow house crime scene after double homicide in south Sacramento

See dramatic changes from 2015-2017 in Truckee River water flow 1:46

See dramatic changes from 2015-2017 in Truckee River water flow

Fire rages in garage of La Riviera Drive home, but family safely flees the destruction 1:01

Fire rages in garage of La Riviera Drive home, but family safely flees the destruction

Two adults evacuated in La Riviera Drive house fire 1:01

Two adults evacuated in La Riviera Drive house fire