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Nightly Buzz, Sept. 12, 2019: Tainted American River + Rent control begins + John Wayne impersonator

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American River is tainted with E. Coli

As Sacramento’s homeless population grows, the encampments and lack of public bathrooms for those who live along the river have created a risk of disease.

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Sacramento’s rent control law goes into effect today

The Sacramento Tenant Protection and Relief act goes into effect today, impacting renters and landlords across the city.

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California’s biggest wildfire of 2019 nears 50,000 acres

The Walker Fire burning in Plumas National forest grew to nearly 50,000 acres Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

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Meet the John Wayne impersonator from Lodi

Jeff Wayne Sutherland is the only John Wayne impersonator in California and Nevada..

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