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Wet Weekend Coming Up; Bulk Of The Action Arrives Sunday

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Former Mendocino County Sheriff Tim Shea, 82, dies

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Hells Angels Members In Northern California Indicted On Murder, Racketeering Charges

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Turkeys thriving, causing ruckus in Bay Area suburbs  

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Neighbor shot by California gunman lived in fear of him

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Gunman's family 'appalled' by Northern California rampage

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Gunman In Northern California Killed Wife Before Shooting Others

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Wet Weekend Coming Up; Bulk Of The Action Arrives Sunday
A storm is headed to northern California that’ll bring an inch of rain to our area and several inches of snow to the Sierra. We’ll see widespread rain arriving around mid-day Sunday. Then on Monday, we anticipate seeing the accumulation of snow as the snow level drops to 4,000-5,000 feet. About .5 inch to 1 inch of rain falling in the valley between Saturday and Monday   Read More ...
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Deputy films mother bear, 2 cubs at California shopping mall
TAHOE CITY, Calif. (AP) — Three bears rummaging through trash cans outside a Tahoe City shopping mall are becoming a social media sensation after a Northern California deputy caught them on video. Placer County Sheriff Deputy Don Nevins was patrolling the Lighthouse Shopping Center Monday night when he came across what appeared to be a mama bear outside a Taco Bell   Read More ...
Elway, Denver Broncos have hit a rough patch since Super Bowl win
ENGLEWOOD | Twenty-one months ago, John Elway was basking in a confetti shower as he put his fingerprints on the third Super Bowl trophy he’s captured for the Denver Broncos and dedicated it to team owner Pat Bowlen, who’s battling Alzheimer’s. Not much has gone right for Elway and the Broncos since that night in Northern California. Gary Kubiak resigned. Peyton Manning retired   Read More ...
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Rural California grapples with 'green rush' of pot growers
COPPEROPOLIS, Calif. (AP) - Marijuana has deeply divided a Northern California county in the Sierra Nevada foothills. Calaveras County Sheriff Rick DiBasilio says he has his hands full cracking down on thousands of illegal farms in a county that has legalized cultivation for medicinal use. Growers illegal and legal have are increasingly open about their operations and starting to encroach on neighborhoods   Read More ...
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Former Mendocino County Sheriff Tim Shea, 82, dies
Tim Shea, who served as Mendocino County sheriff from 1982 to 1990, has died, according to a statement from the Sheriff’s Office. The department did not have further details Wednesday on the death of Shea, 82. Capt. Gregory Van Patten said in a statement Shea would “be remembered for his leadership and dedication in serving the community.” Shea served more than 30 years as a local law enforcement officer, including 11 years with the Ukiah Police Department and four years as Mendocino County undersheriff   Read More ...
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These New Homes Aren’t For Sale In Roseville
ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — The city of Roseville is the spot where a new trend is showing up in the housing development arena, brand new homes not for sale, but for rent. It’s a trend that’s taking place in other areas of the country but said to be a first in Northern California. A concept that’s still a bit confusing for some renters, according to Dan Ferguson, who runs the property management company   Read More ...
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VIDEO: 3 bears run from the law at Calif. shopping mall
Three bears rummaging through trash cans outside a Tahoe City shopping mall are becoming a social media sensation after a Northern California deputy caught them on video .   Read More ...
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Deputy films mother bear, 2 cubs at California shopping mall
TAHOE CITY, Calif. (AP) - Three bears rummaging through trash cans outside a Tahoe City shopping mall are becoming a social media sensation after a Northern California deputy caught them on video . Placer County Sheriff Deputy Don Nevins was patrolling the Lighthouse Shopping Center Monday night when he came across what appeared to be a mama bear outside a Taco Bell   Read More ...
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Deputy films mother bear, 2 cubs at California shopping mall
TAHOE CITY, Calif. (AP) — Three bears rummaging through trash cans outside a Tahoe City shopping mall are becoming a social media sensation after a Northern California deputy caught them on video . Placer County Sheriff Deputy Don Nevins was patrolling the Lighthouse Shopping Center Monday night when he came across what appeared to be a mama bear outside a Taco Bell   Read More ...
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Deputy films mother bear, 2 cubs at California shopping mall
Three bears rummaging through trash cans outside a Tahoe City shopping mall are becoming a social media sensation after a Northern California deputy caught them on video . Placer County Sheriff Deputy Don Nevins was patrolling the Lighthouse Shopping Center Monday night when he came across what appeared to be a mama bear outside a Taco Bell. As Nevins approached, the bear ran toward a littler bear trying to get into a trash can outside a CVS Pharmacy   Read More ...
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City to pay $1.7M to man hit by police rubber bullets
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Northern California city of Santa Clara will pay $1.7 million to a man who was injured after a police officer fired two rubber projectiles that hit him in the head. A jury issued its verdict last week after it found Santa Clara Police Officer Mike Horn liable for hitting Austin Calhoun in the head with rubber bullets in 2012, when he was 16   Read More ...
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Man convicted of first-degree murder for daylight killing
MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) - Jurors in Northern California convicted a man of first-degree murder for gunning down another man in broad daylight in front of the shooter's own wife and children and more than a dozen security cameras. The Mercury News of San Jose reports that Edbert James III was found guilty Tuesday in Contra Costa County of first-degree murder, attempted murder, and child endangerment   Read More ...
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City to pay $1.7M to man hit by police rubber bullets
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - The Northern California city of Santa Clara will pay $1.7 million to a man who was injured after a police officer fired two rubber projectiles that hit him in the head. A jury issued its verdict last week after it found Santa Clara Police Officer Mike Horn liable for hitting Austin Calhoun in the head with rubber bullets in 2012, when he was 16-year-old   Read More ...
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Woodland Company Building Northern California’s Future
WOODLAND (CBS13) – A local construction company involved in several projects in Northern California is now onto its next project. After helping design Golden 1 Center, Clark Pacific is working on the new Chase Center in San Francisco. “As a sports fan, it’s fantastic, said Matt Engleking, a project manager with Clark Pacific. “It definitely makes coming to work a lot easier!” Engineers at Clark Pacific are busy mixing, pouring and smoothing concrete   Read More ...
Violent Feud Between California Shooter and Neighbors Brewed Months Before Deadly Rampage
(SAN FRANCISCO) — For months before a shooting rampage that killed five people, a violent feud brewed among the gunman and his neighbors on a dirt road in a tiny rural community in Northern California. Tehama County sheriff’s deputies received 21 calls in the past year from Kevin Neal and other residents of three ramshackle homes on Bobcat Lane, according to documents released Tuesday to The Associated Press in response to a public records request   Read More ...
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Former ‘Substitute Teacher of the Year’ allegedly molested girl, 12, at camp
A Northern California teacher-- who once was awarded "substitue teacher of the year"-- was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of molesting a 12-year-old girl, authorities said. Chad Zitzner, 45, was a teacher at Broadway High School in the San Jose Unified School District. He had taught a summer math course called “Math Enrichment” at a camp in Saratoga, a small town in Santa Clara County, about 1-hour south of San Francisco, The Mercury News Reported   Read More ...
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Down by 17 points, Westchester rallies to defeat Dominguez
Eric Sondheimer has been covering high school sports for the Los Angeles Times since 1997 and in Southern California since 1976. Get his latest from the field and follow all our prep sports coverage and analysis here. The way Westchester was playing in the second quarter on Tuesday night, Coach Ed Azzam might as well as returned to Northern California to hang out with his new granddaughter   Read More ...
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California shooter was frequent subject of police calls
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - For months before a shooting rampage that killed five people, a violent feud brewed among the gunman and his neighbors on a dirt road in a tiny rural community in Northern California. Tehama County sheriff's deputies received 21 calls in the past year from Kevin Neal and other residents of three ramshackle homes on Bobcat Lane, according to documents released Tuesday to The Associated Press in response to a public records request   Read More ...
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California shooter was frequent subject of police calls
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For months before a shooting rampage that killed five people, a violent feud brewed among the gunman and his neighbors on a dirt road in a tiny rural community in Northern California. Tehama County sheriff's deputies received 21 calls in the past year from Kevin Neal and other residents of three ramshackle homes on Bobcat Lane, according to documents released Tuesday to The Associated Press in response to a public records request   Read More ...
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California shooter was frequent subject of police calls
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For months before a shooting rampage that killed five people, a violent feud brewed among the gunman and his neighbors on a dirt road in a tiny rural community in Northern California. Tehama County sheriff's deputies received 21 calls in the past year from Kevin Neal and other residents of three ramshackle homes on Bobcat Lane, according to documents released Tuesday to The Associated Press in response to a public records request   Read More ...
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California shooter was frequent subject of police calls
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For months before a shooting rampage that killed five people, a violent feud brewed among the gunman and his neighbors on a dirt road in a tiny rural community in Northern California. Tehama County sheriff's deputies received 21 calls in the past year from Kevin Neal and other residents of three ramshackle homes on Bobcat Lane, according to documents released Tuesday to The Associated Press in response to a public records request   Read More ...
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Hells Angels Members In Northern California Indicted On Murder, Racketeering Charges
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS) — Northern California m. embers of the Hells Angels motorcycle club have been indicted on multiple federal charges, including murder; the announcement comes days after a raid in Santa Rosa and arrests in other cities. Eleven indictments were returned by a grand jury on October 10 and unsealed Monday morning, according to First Assistant U.S. Attorney Alex Tse, who spoke at a press conference in San Francisco Monday   Read More ...
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Judge orders hearings for teens detained as gang suspects
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has ordered prompt detention hearings for any teenagers who entered the United States under the unaccompanied-children program and are being detained because of alleged gang affiliations. The ruling by a federal judge in Northern California immediately impacts three teenagers who were taken into custody on Long Island earlier this year. But American Civil Liberties Union attorney William Freeman says the judge's ruling could affect two dozen or more teenagers yet to be identified   Read More ...
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Judge orders hearings for teens detained as gang suspects
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - A judge has ordered prompt detention hearings for any teenagers who entered the United States under the unaccompanied-children program and are being detained because of alleged gang affiliations. The ruling by a federal judge in Northern California immediately impacts three teenagers who were taken into custody on Long Island earlier this year. But American Civil Liberties Union attorney William Freeman says the judge's ruling could affect two dozen or more teenagers yet to be identified   Read More ...
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A familiar judge wastes more of our time over sanctuary city orders
A judge in northern California has stepped in to “permanently” block one of President Trump’s orders regarding Justice Department grant money for sanctuary cities which refuse to uphold the law. This action will obviously be appealed, as several other such rulings have been, but for the time being, District Court Judge William Orrick III scores himself another turn in the headlines   Read More ...
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Person of interest held in Mendocino County woman’s shooting death
Mendocino County authorities have a “person of interest” in custody in the shooting death of a 32-year-old woman at her home in the Manchester Band of Pomo Indians’ reservation in Manchester, police said. Ramon Soto, 28, is in the Mendocino County Jail on charges unrelated to the death of Nicole Smith, said Mendocino County Sheriff’s Lt. Shannon Barney. Smith was shot to death 5:43 a   Read More ...
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Northern California shooter exploited 'honor system' in telling court he had no guns
When Kevin Janson Neal told a judge in February that he’d turned over his only firearm, authorities relied on the “honor system,” as they often do, in taking him at his word, a Tehama County sheriff’s official said. In the statement he made in a Feb. 22 court filing in response to a civil harassment restraining order against him, Neal said that he had turned in a single pistol to a Red Bluff gun business and that he had no other guns, records show   Read More ...
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24 months to collect wildfire insurance money
SAN FRANCISCO — California's insurance commissioner says homeowners who lost their homes in last month's wildfires in Northern California have up to 24 months to collect insurance payments. Dave Jones said Monday some out-of-state insurance adjusters brought in by companies to help with the high volume of claims have wrongly told homeowners they have between six and 12 months. They have also erroneously told homeowners that additional living expense benefits would expire in 12 months   Read More ...
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Prosecutors charge California Hells Angels members
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Federal prosecutors in San Francisco have charged nine members of the Hells Angels motorcycle gang with running a criminal organization responsible for multiple robberies and assaults and one murder. The U.S. Attorney's office and FBI announced the charges on Monday. Most of the defendants are members of the group's Sonoma County chapter in Northern California. The head of the FBI's San Francisco division, Jack Bennett, said their crimes were intended to instill fear in parts of the city of Santa Rosa   Read More ...
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Turkeys thriving, causing ruckus in Bay Area suburbs  
MARTINEZ — Turkeys are traditional for Thanksgiving. But some folks in the San Francisco Bay Area are praying the wild ones will go away. Introduced into the state for hunting decades ago, wild turkeys are thriving and have invaded urban areas, perhaps seeking food, water and safety from predators over five years of drought. "The neighborhood embraces them," Darlene Devon Andrade of Concord shared on the Facebook page of the San Francisco Chronicle   Read More ...
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24 months to collect wildfire insurance money
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California's insurance commissioner says homeowners who lost their homes in last month's wildfires in Northern California have up to 24 months to collect insurance payments. Dave Jones said Monday some out-of-state insurance adjusters brought in by companies to help with the high volume of claims have wrongly told homeowners they have between six and 12 months. They have also erroneously told homeowners that additional living expense benefits would expire in 12 months   Read More ...
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24 months to collect wildfire insurance money
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's insurance commissioner says homeowners who lost their homes in last month's wildfires in Northern California have up to 24 months to collect insurance payments. Dave Jones said Monday some out-of-state insurance adjusters brought in by companies to help with the high volume of claims have wrongly told homeowners they have between six and 12 months. They have also erroneously told homeowners that additional living expense benefits would expire in 12 months   Read More ...
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Read PEOPLE's 2014 Cover Story: My Sister's Murder 45 Years After Manson's Spree
Following Manson’s death, Debra , “I said a prayer for his soul.” It was an unusually warm day in Southern California on Aug. 9, 1969. The Tate family had just moved from Northern California to the Los Angeles area, where their oldest daughter, Sharon Marie, 26, was winning fame as Hollywood’s latest “It Girl.” Married to acclaimed director Roman Polanski, Sharon was eight-and-a-half months pregnant with the couple’s first child, a boy, and the family was eagerly awaiting the birth of the baby   Read More ...
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Woman killed, teen girl wounded in shooting outside Manchester on Mendocino Coast
A woman was killed and a teenage girl wounded shortly before dawn Sunday when someone peppered their crowded Mendocino Coast house with bullets as they slept, then fled into the darkness, authorities said. The 5:43 a.m. shooting took place outside Manchester in the 500 block of Rancheria Road, Mendocino County Sheriff’s Lt. Shannon Barney said in a statement. Numerous people were sleeping when an unknown assailant sprayed the house with bullets from the exterior, Barney said   Read More ...
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Wild Turkeys Are Invading Bay Area Cities
MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) — Turkeys are traditional for Thanksgiving. But some folks in the San Francisco Bay Area are praying the wild ones will go away. Introduced into the state for hunting decades ago, wild turkeys are thriving and have invaded urban areas, perhaps seeking food, water and safety from predators over five years of drought. “The neighborhood embraces them,” Darlene Devon Andrade of Concord shared on the Facebook page of the San Francisco Chronicle   Read More ...
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California lawmakers upset that wildfire money is left out of White House's disaster aid request
Every day, Mike Thompson hears a new story about how last month’s fires in Northern California have affected people’s lives. Insurance is being denied. Tourism is down. Some companies have laid off workers. “Block after block of homes are wiped out and cars are melted down to their skeletal remains,” the Napa Valley congressman said of his travels in Santa Rosa over the weekend   Read More ...
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Turkeys thriving in San Francisco Bay Area suburbs
MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) - Turkeys are traditional for Thanksgiving but some folks in the San Francisco Bay Area are praying they'll disappear. The San Francisco Chronicle says wild turkeys - first introduced into the state for hunting decades ago - are thriving in local suburbs. And while some residents embrace them, others say they're a pest. A dozen or more wild turkeys are often seen strutting around the town of Martinez   Read More ...
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"Te odio, negro chino": Un pasajero racista ataca a un asiático en el metro de San Francisco (VIDEO)
Una individuo ha sido captado profiriendo insultos racistas a gritos y tratando de agredir a un pasajero de origen asiático en un vagón del metro de San Francisco (EE.UU.). El resto de personas presentes en el convoy no hace nada. La víctima acaba levántandose de su asiento y hace frente al agresor verbal. En el video divulgado en las redes sociales se aprecia cómo el agresor provoca al ciudadano de procedencia asiática amenazando con golpearle   Read More ...
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Officials investigating inmate death at Mule Creek State prison as homicide
Officials are investigating the death of an inmate at Mule Creek State Prison in Northern California as a homicide, authorities said.   Read More ...
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Schools adept at shoring up security at any hint of danger
It's a familiar scenario: A school official, hearing about a potential danger that's too close for comfort, locks down the building. A nearby bank may have been robbed. Officers might be serving a warrant in the neighborhood. There are reports of shots fired in the area. For a northern California elementary school, the quick action is credited with thwarting greater disaster earlier this week when a gunman on a deadly rampage was kept from walking through the school's doors   Read More ...
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