Sheriff Warns About Mystery Seeds Sent From China

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STANISLAUS COUNTY- The Sheriff has used a warning advising the public to beware of unsolicited seeds arriving in the mail that are post marked from China. They have not yet been identified. “The US Department of Agriculture has recently received reports of people receiving seeds in the mail from China they did not order. The seeds are sent in packages …

$300,000 Cash And 2,000 Stolen Catalytic Converters Found In Elk Grove

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ELK GROVE- The Sacramento Sheriff’s Office and Elk Grove Police department discovered 2,000 stolen catalytic converters today in a business. Their press release announces that it was part of a search warrant being served but have not yet provided more details. Many in the 209 have had their catalytic converters stolen over the past couple of years. They may be …

JAMA Study Finds COVID-19 Infections Most Likely 10 Times Greater Than Reported

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The Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) has published their findings of a new study today that claims the infection rate of COVID-19 amongst Americans may be 10 times greater than previously reported. The main purpose of the study sought to answer the question: “What proportion of persons in 10 US sites had detectable antibodies to severe acute respiratory syndrome …

Newly Discovered Neowise Comet As Seen From Space Station

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The Neowise Comet was recently discovered just months ago in March of this year. It can be seen for a few more days in the north western sky near the Big Dipper constellation after sunset. This photo was taken from nearby Moklemune Hill. The next time to catch it won’t be for another 7,000 years so take advantage of it. …

A 5th Death Row Inmate Dies From COVID-19

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CALIFORNIA- The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has announced that another inmate on death row at San Quentin has died from complications due to COVID-19. Michael Carey, 59, is the latest to die from the coronavirus at San Quentin. Carey was sentenced to death in 1996 in Los Angeles County for first-degree murder with special circumstances after killing Ernestine Campbell …

Ex Cop, Serial Killer, Known As The “Golden State Killer”, Pleads Guilty

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SACRAMENTO- Ex cop, 74 year old Joseph Deangelo Jr. , plead guilty to charges including murder and rape today in a makeshift courtroom in the University Ballroom at Sacramento State where he once graduated from with a degree in Criminal Justice. The charges for DeAngelo, known as the “Visalia Ransacker”, “East Area Rapist”, and “Golden State Killer” included 13 murders …

USA Sees Record 40,000 Cases of COVID-19 In One Day

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CALIFORNIA- The United States saw a record spike in confirmed cases of COVID-19 yesterday. As of today 126,911 deaths have been attributed to the highly contagious new strain of coronavirus. Texas, one of the fastest spreading states, has seen so many new cases spreading that they have re closed all bars. San Joaquin and Stanislaus County also continue to see …

Mountain Lion Roaming Modesto Neighborhood

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MODESTO- Several people have reported to us that a mountain lion was captured on their security cameras overnight. Yesterday Modesto Police also announced the puma was sighted and issued a warning: “Update: Reports of a Mountain Lion sighting in Modesto have been confirmed through a Ring doorbell video shared by a resident in Northeast Modesto. The video was captured in …

Governor Newsom Orders Californians To Wear Masks, Violates Own Order

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SACRAMENTO- Today Governor Gavin Newsom ordered that all Californians wear a mask when outside their own homes. The new state wide order came in a press release from the Department of Public Health with the following guidelines: Californians must wear face coverings when they are in the situations listed below: Inside of, or in line to enter, any indoor public …