Central Valley Air Quality Most Unhealthy In Western Hemisphere Due To Fires

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CALIFORNIA- The air quality in the Central Valley is among the worst in the nation, continent, and hemisphere rightnow due to the thousands of fires burning throughout California. Maps from the Cal Fire Website show the fires surrounding the Central Valley. The result is the smoke lingering in The Valley contributing to the unhealthy air quality. People throughout the 209 …

Stockton Resident Only Given One Year In Jail For Forced Rape Of Minor

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MODESTO- On August 28, the Stanislaus County DA Birgit Fladager announced Gabriel Nicholas Gomez, age 23 of Stockton, was sentenced to only one year in jail like it was a victory. In 2016 Gomez and his girlfriend were arrested after being caught forcing a 16 year old girl they “bought” from her mother in Lassen County, to be raped in …

Death Penalty Reversed For Scott Peterson

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California- The California Supreme Court has reversed the 2005 death penalty sentence of Scott Peterson from Modesto. While the death penalty was thrown out, the Court upheld Peterson’s 2005 murder conviction for killing his 27-year-old wife, Laci Peterson, who was eight months pregnant with their unborn son, Connor, on Christmas Eve in 2002. After doing extensive news interviews pretending to seek …

Extreme Heat Wave/Blackouts Warning For Central Valley

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CALIFORNIA- According to the National Weather Association the next 15 days will be the hottest on record for the last 70 years going back to 1950 for the entire West Coast. Experts warn of expected rolling black outs as the heat places extreme demand on the power grid as is already affecting the Bay Area. The last heatwave close to …

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 …