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Cancer-sniffing puppies join the team at UC Davis Cancer Center


At four-months-old, Alfie and Charlie are the youngest team members at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. They're also the furriest.

Hispanics urged to increase political involvement

Hispanics urged to increase political involvement

With a population of 14.99 million, Hispanics are now the largest ethnic group in California, making up about 38 percent of the population... Read More

State health officer warns about danger of Valley Fever

State health officer warns about danger of Valley Fever

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith is warning Californians to be aware of a potentially fatal infectious disease known as Valley Fever... Read More

Water reductions exceeding state goals amid drought

Water reductions exceeding state goals amid drought

SACRAMENTO – Californians reduced water usage by an estimated 27.3 percent in June, exceeding the 25 percent mandate set by Gov. Jerry Brown as a result of the state’s historic drought... Read More

Gas prices slide for 19 straight days

Gas prices slide for 19 straight days

WASHINGTON — Gas prices continue to fall across the United States as localized refinery issues resolve and the cost of crude remains low, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report... Read More

Sacramento libraries help teens find self-help books quietly

Sacramento libraries help teens find self-help books quietly


The Sacramento Public Library is getting some attention for a great idea that makes it easier for teens to help themselves with problems like depression, abuse and eating disorders.

Justin Azevedo, a librarian at the Arcade branch put together a list with issues teenagers sometimes deal with but are difficult to talk about. Next to each topic is the code that leads you to a self-help book.

"Whether it's something as seemingly mild as acne or whether it's something more serious like being in an abusive relationship," Sacramento Public Library teen librarian Molly Milazzo said. "These are the kinds of topics, especially when you are young, that you want to be able to handle quietly."

Wragg Fire Fighting Efforts Supported by Yolo County Airport

Wragg Fire Fighting Efforts Supported by Yolo County Airport

For the second year in a row, Yolo County is grateful for the hundreds of men and women in the fire service that successfully battled the 6,900 acre Wragg fire in western Yolo County and eastern Napa County this past week.  Their efforts were supported by many, including Yolo County’s Sheriff’s Department, Office of Emergency Services and Airport.

The Yolo County Airport was utilized for deployment of helicopter fire suppression with helicopters and support vehicles from various agencies and states making their way from the Yolo County Airport towards the city of Winters and beyond, into the rugged mountain areas surrounding the Monticello Dam.