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Auction of surplus, confiscated items set for Sacramento

Anna Hollman and her son Chase look over desktop computers for sale as The State Department of General Services opened the doors of its surplus property warehouse during a public auction selling computers, bicycles, furniture, jewelry, and more. Hollman said she hoped to buy three or four computers since she has 5 kids at home. This photo is from Saturday, August 4, 2012.
Anna Hollman and her son Chase look over desktop computers for sale as The State Department of General Services opened the doors of its surplus property warehouse during a public auction selling computers, bicycles, furniture, jewelry, and more. Hollman said she hoped to buy three or four computers since she has 5 kids at home. This photo is from Saturday, August 4, 2012. lsterling@sacbee.com

The state is having a garage sale Saturday and the public is invited to bid on a variety of items.

The state Department of General Service’s auction Saturday includes surplus state items, property seized by the California Highway Patrol and this-and-that confiscated by the National Transportation Security Administration.

Among the items up for bid are bracelets, rings, knives, televisions, office furniture, cell phones, laptops, adult diapers, tires, a flute, a skateboard, bikes, neck pillows and a tricycle.

Items can be viewed until 3 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Saturday.

The auction begins at 10 a.m. Previews and the auction are at the surplus warehouse, 1700 National Drive in Sacramento.

Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.

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