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Anti-Prop. 53 campaign overplays disaster card in TV ad

Proposition 53, backed by wealthy Stockton-area farmer Dino Cortopassi, would require voter approval before California can issue more than $2 billion of revenue bonds for a single state project. This ad against it misleadingly imagines a worst-case scenario to suggest that the measure could have a broad impact on California infrastructure.

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The Spirit of Sacramento capsized near Bethel Island

The 87-foot paddlewheel boat The Spirit of Sacramento began taking on water late Saturday night and capsized early Sunday morning near Bethel Island in Contra Costa County, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
Manny Crisostomo The Sacramento Bee
The Spirit of Sacramento capsized near Bethel Island 1:47

The Spirit of Sacramento capsized near Bethel Island

Will a plankton bloom help bring Delta smelt back from the brink? 1:13

Will a plankton bloom help bring Delta smelt back from the brink?

Delta tunnels battle heats up 1:24

Delta tunnels battle heats up

Locke community thanks firefighters for saving store, and town 0:44

Locke community thanks firefighters for saving store, and town