• Sacramento Man Accused Of Stealing From Davis Kids Klub

    DAVIS (CBS13) — A Sacramento man is accused of stealing tens of thousands of dollars from parents whose children go to the Davis Kids Klub.
    The club is a non-profit after-school program that rents space at seven elementary schools in the Davis school district.
    Davis police arrested 30-year-old Mark Roberts Wednesday morning at his home in Sacramento.
    Police say Roberts had been stealing from the kids club for more than three years between 2013 to 2016.
    “Not only is it shocking, but i
  • Sacramento High-Rise Cuts Cable News From Elevators To Reduce Stress

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — In this capital city, a downtown high-rise is tuning out politics.
    The U.S. Bank Tower on Capitol Mall is one of the most prominent buildings downtown.
    Its elevators climb 25 stories high. But now the TVs in those elevators are cutting cable news stations from its monitors.
    The 24-hour news is now off. National Geographic is on.
    Management at the U.S. Bank Tower in Sacramento confirms the switch, releasing a statement reading, “recently many tenants expresse
  • Sacramento Housing Plans For Homeless Have Some Irked Over Locations

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The city of Sacramento has new indoor housing plans for the homeless. But some Sacramento homeowners are not happy about all the locations the city has in mind.
    “I think they ought to provide something for them somewhere but I also think that people ought to provide for themselves,” said Marrie Morris, who lives in North Sacramento.
    After 47 years in the neighborhood, Morris believes there’s no room for more homeless people in her area.
    “House t
  • Report Reiterates Need For Oroville Dam Spillway Fix By Next Rainy Season

    OROVILLE (CBS) A team of experts warn that if the main spillway at the Oroville Dam isn’t fixed by the next rainy season, the state is a “very significant risk.”
    A five-member team of independent consultants released a report explaining the dire need for a spillway fix and, the tight schedule.
    READ THE REPORT: Oroville Dam document
    “Whatever it is they’re going to do, they’ll have to design it fast,” said Ron Stork, a flood control expert in Sacrame
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  • Whitney High Teacher Accused Of Being Intoxicated At School

    ROCKLIN (CBS13) — A Rocklin teacher was arrested after police say she was intoxicated at school on Tuesday.
    Erica Leslie Canup, 27, was arrested at Whitney High School just before 4 p.m. on Tuesday. Police say another teacher told the principal that Canup was allegedly drunk at school.
    Canup was arrested on suspicion of willful cruelty to children and disorderly conduct and is being held at Placer County Jail on $5,000 bail.
    According to the school’s website, she is a language a
  • El Dorado County Registry Helps Find Missing People With Autism

    EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) — It has become a common call to police, to help families find a child or adult with autism who goes missing.
    The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office uses a special autism registry to help find them — so far, 65 people with the disorder are on the registry,  but the Sheriff’s Office wants more people to sign up.
    “We were all relaxing at home and it got quiet,” said Jennifer Rush.
    Fear and anxiety came flooding over Rush when sh
  • Sacramento Mayor Reacts Strongly When Cops Are Called Murderers At City Council Meeting

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Emotions erupted during the city council meeting Tuesday night that dipped into the morning hours over police transparency.
    “I don’t know whether it’s late or because you are persistent,” said Mayor Darrell Steinberg after a long night.
    Council had to decide to approve or deny Sacramento Police request to withhold dash cam video.
    Sacramento’s interim police chief claimed the department needed more time to investigate the February shooting
  • California Warns Trump Health Care Bill Would Cost State Billions

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The Republican health overhaul bill in Congress would cut federal payments for low-income health coverage in California by an estimated $6 billion in 2020 and more than $24 billion in a decade, Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration said Wednesday.
    In their first detailed analysis of the bill’s impacts on Medi-Cal, state officials said lawmakers would eventually have to decide whether to spend additional money on the program that provides health coverage fo
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  • California High-Speed Rail Project Dodges Latest Challenge

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A judge rejected opponents’ latest attempt to stall California’s $64 billion high-speed rail project Wednesday, but will consider their arguments before the state issues voter-approved bonds next month.
    Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Raymond Cadei ruled against a temporary restraining order sought by Kings County and other opponents. He set an April 19 hearing to consider a preliminary injunction, one day before the state anticipates selling a
  • California Faces ‘Significant Risk’ If Damaged Oroville Dam Spillway Isn’t Operational By Next Rainy Season

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A team of experts is warning of a “very significant risk” if the main spillway of a California dam is not operational again by the next rainy season.
    The warning is contained in a report obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press. It was made by a federally created investigating team for Oroville dam.
    It says repair crews at the Lake Oroville dam have only a few months to make sure the spillway is in good enough shape for the next rainy season, which starts
  • Police Negotiating With Suspect At South Sacramento Home

    Police are at a home in South Sacramento where a suspect has barricaded himself inside.
    At 9:45 a.m., police were called out to a residence in the 6200 block of Dayburst Way. They say everyone inside the home except for the suspect, a male, made it out safely.
    Police are continuing to negotiate with the suspect. People are urged to stay away from the area.
    It’s unknown if the suspect is armed.
  • Remaining Evacuations For Oroville Dam Incident Lifted

    BUTTE COUNTY (CBS13) – All emergency evacuations put in place for the Oroville Dam spillway incident have been lifted.
    The announcement came down Wednesday from Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea.
    “Effective immediately, Butte County Sheriff Kory L. Honea has lifted all evacuation warnings and advisories for Butte County residents previously affected by the February 12th Oroville Dam spillway emergency evacuations,” according to a statement from the Butte County Sheriff’s De
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  • Stabbing In North Highlands Leaves 1 Person Dead

    NORTH HIGHLANDS (CBS13) – Sacramento sheriff’s deputies are investigating a stabbing that left one man dead.
    The incident happened just after 8 p.m. on Tuesday near the corner of Madison Avenue and Jackson Street. It stemmed from an argument between the suspect and the victim, according to Sgt. Tony Turnbull, with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department.
    Investigators say it started out as a fight that escalated into a stabbing.
  • Sacramento Police Department Denied Request To Withhold Footage Of Gun Battle

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The Sacramento Police Department was denied a request to withhold video of a gun battle between their officers and an armed suspect.
    The city council reached the decision that there was no reason to keep 23 videos and nearly six hours of footage from a February shooting from the public.On February 10, police tried to arrest 28-year-old Armani Lee, who was under surveillance and suspected in another shooting earlier in the month. When officers moved in, Lee fired.The of
  • Man Arrested On Homicide Charge After Deadly Modesto Crash In August

    MODESTO (CBS13) – Police have arrested a Modesto man suspected of homicide in connection with a shooting and crash that left a teenager dead.
    Thirty-three-year-old Scott Bates Jr. was taken into custody on Tuesday.
    Investigators say that back in August two vehicles were speeding in the area of Prescott Road and Mount Vernon Drive when one of the vehicles crashed, throwing out a 17-year-old Modesto teen. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
    The teen also had a gunshot wound, say police
  • Highway 50 Near Hazel Backed Up By Accident

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Weather conditions are having a serious impact on morning commuters in the Sacramento area this morning.
    Just before 5 a.m., roadway flooding on Highway 50 near Hazel Avenue caused a vehicle traveling on the Westbound side to hydroplane and collide with a pickup truck, sending the two into the median.
    Traffic has slowed, backing up from Hazel into the Rancho Cordova area. The scene has been active for more than an hour.
    At the time of this writing, CHP d
  • Big Rig Crashes On Highway 50 Near Hazel Avenue

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Weather conditions are having a serious impact on morning commuters in the Sacramento area this morning.
    Just before 5 a.m., roadway flooding on Highway 50 near Hazel Avenue caused a vehicle traveling on the Westbound side to hydroplane and collide with a pickup truck, sending the two into the median.
    Traffic has slowed, backing up from Hazel into the Rancho Cordova area. The scene has been active for more than an hour.
    The roadway was fully back open around 7:30 a.m.
  • Sacramento Kings Star Works The Paint With Young Artists

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento Kings center Willie Cauley-Stein was working hard on a different kind of paint on Tuesday with a group of young, aspiring artists.
    It was loud, messy and mixed in with a lot of color and flair, much like the court where Cauley-Stein goes to work.
    “You get something abstract out of it, and that’s what it’s all about,” he said.
    On Tuesday, his office was at Art Beast in Sacramento, where he tapped into his inner painted with the pint-si
  • El Dorado County Bed And Breakfast May Lose Permit Over Neighbor Complaints

    COLOMA (CBS13) – A Coloma neighborhood is at odds because of noise complaints, and now local bed and breakfast Villa Florentina is on the brink of losing its events permit.
    “I really like the guy, but the noise does get a little irritating,” said Larry Cottingham, who lives across the street from the B&B.
    Tucked away on a quiet street on a hill, the four-room Villa Florentina.
    “We have about 580 olive trees,” said Adam Anderson. “We do make our own olive o
  • Nearly 6 Weeks Later, Derailed Train Near Elk Grove Hasn’t Been Moved

    ELK GROVE (CBS13) — More than a month after a train derailment south of Elk Grove, a dozen of the overturned cars are still lying on the side of the tracks with no timetable for how long It could take for the wreckage to be removed.
    Union Pacific has held off lifting the cars off the crash site because the land around the tracks is still too wet to safely place heavy equipment.
    The farmer who owns the land has asked Union Pacific to wait until his land is dry before putting equipment in pl
  • Spring Thunderstorms Turn To Treacherous Snowy Scenes In Sierra

    SODA SPRINGS (CBS13) —  As a series of storms hit Northern California, the Sierra continues to be pounded with snow.
    Neighborhoods in Soda Springs’ Serene Lakes community are buried in snow.
    And while locals love the fresh powder for some good skiing, some say it’s been a rough winter.
    “We had four feet of snow in the driveway and couldn’t get out…we had to dig out,” said Kathy Gerould.
    Kathy and her husband Stuart hosted family at their home Tuesd
  • Tax On Wealthy Would Fund Tuition For California College Students

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Paying for college could soon become a thing of the past.
    A bill coming before the California Assembly would tax people making more than $1 million a year to fund tuition-free college across the state.
    Opponents of the bill say that would drive the wealthy out of California.
    The bill isn’t getting any opposition from students at Sacramento City College. They say tuition-free college would keep them out of debt.
    “I think it helps motivate kids to s
  • Former Congressman Wants Sacramento County’s Help With Gibson Ranch

    SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) – Concerns over cost have placed a popular park in jeopardy, but at the very least, the county will keep the park open.
    “Oh I don’t know where we would go,” said Bob Wernli who lives nearby.
    When it’s sunny, Bob and Laura Wernli circle Gibson Ranch in Elverta up to four times every day.
    “All of the activities and the beauty of it and the geese. I mean you’d be surprised how many kids have never seen a goose,” Laura said.
    I
  • Sacramento Republic Cancel Friendly Match Against San Jose Earthquakes After Intense Rain

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento Republic have canceled a friendly match against the San Jose Earthquakes at Papa Murphy’s Park.
    A strong wave of storms blew through the Sacramento region on Tuesday morning, dumping copious amounts of rain throughout the area.
    The Republic tweeted a photo of the field showing the severe flooding that took place.
    The game was supposed to take place on Wednesday night. Republic season ticket holders will get tickets to a free friendly match aga
  • Tornado Warnings Issued For Parts Of Central Valley

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    A powerful line of storms over 100 miles long swept across California today, bringing with it torrential rains, high winds and the threat of a tornado.
    Around 1 p.m., a trained weather spotter saw two funnel clouds north of Turlock, prompting a tornado warning for parts of Stanislaus, Merced, and Tuolumne counties.  Although the clouds were visible, a tornado did not touch down.
    A severe storm warning has been issued for Stanislaus and Tuolumne Counties, which expir
  • Two People Arrested In Connection With Homicide At Motel In Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Deputies have arrested a man and a woman in connection with the killing of a woman at Sacramento motel.
    Just before midnight on Sunday, 911 dispatchers received the report of a gunshot coming from a room at the Surf Motel in the 3200 block of Auburn Boulevard. Deputies went to the motel, and canvassed the area, searching for the source of the disturbance. Inside one of the rooms, they found 53-year-old Leonora Montoya dead with a gunshot wound to the head, according to
  • Police In Lincoln Searching For Suspected Purse Snatcher

    LINCON (CBS13) – Lincoln police are asking for the public’s help to identify an alleged purse snatcher who was caught on camera in Walmart.
    Surveillance video captured the moment a woman, described as being in her early 20’s or 30’s, took a senior’s purse containing valuables while the victim’s back was turned, according to a statement from the Lincoln Police Department.
    The suspect is seen on camera leaving the store a minute later. She was also seen driving
  • High-Speed Chase Through Downtown Sacramento Becomes Slow-Speed Chase, Ends In Arrest

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A high-speed chase that started in Downtown Sacramento ended off Madison Avenue with a man in custody.
    The chase started at about 1:30 a.m. this morning near 7th Street and Capitol Avenue and came to a stop at an Arco gas station near Interstate 80.
    officers say that during the wrong-way chase through midtown, a woman could be heard screaming from inside the car. And after racing through the downtown area, the driver hopped on eastbound 80. That’s when the pursui
  • Slick Road Leads To Rollover Crash On I-80

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Slick roads are being blamed for an early morning rollover crash in Sacramento.
    It happened around 2 a.m. near Northgate Boulevard off of eastbound Interstate 80.
    CHP says three people were in the car — two in their 40’s one in their 20’s. The two passengers received minor injuries in this crash. The driver was OK.
    CHP says wet weather and bad driving are to blame. Drugs or alcohol did not play a factor.
  • Stockton Prepares To Host NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament

    STOCKTON (CBS13) — In just a few days the city of Stockton will be thrust into the national spotlight.
    For the first time Stockton will host the NCAA women’s basketball tournament that’s set to draw thousands to the city.
    Stockton won the bid to host the women’s sweet 16 and elite 8 in 2014 and has been preparing for this weekend ever since.
    “We’ve never had an event of this magnitude here,” said Visit Stockton CEO, Wes Rhea.
    Crews at the Stockton Arena
  • Dwight Clark’s Teammate Reflects On His Own Battle With Brain Trauma

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — San Francisco 49ers legend Dwight Clark says he’s been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. He says he can no longer run or jump, and he suspects hits he took during his NFL career caused him to get the disease.
    Clark’s 49ers teammate from 1981 George Visger has been battling brain trauma for decades.
    “When it starts hitting some of the big name players–and God bless em all, I don’t wish his on anybody things will start to change,
  • Newest Sesame Street Member Draws Praise From Autism Groups, Teachers

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The newest Muppet on the Sesame Street block has bright red hair and green eyes. She also has autism.
    “We can refer to autism in a way that’s very child-friendly and very relatable for the children,” said Kate Campana, a special needs teacher.
    Teachers across the country are applauding the move by the popular children’s show Sesame Street, which debuted a character with autism.
    “Julia’s character provides us with an entry point to st
  • Two-Way Radio Users Worried California’s Cellphone Ban Is Too Broad

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Back in January, it became illegal to hold your cell phone while driving. But now some drivers say the law unfairly targets radio users as well and they want that to change.
    “I’m driving down the road and talking on this radio,” said Norm Lucas, holding his high frequency radio microphone. “Doing that simple act while driving is a $20 ticket.”
    For Lucas, ham radio is more than a hobby. It’s been his lifestyle since he was 12.
  • Sacramento Taxpayers Could Be On Hook For Nearly $1.4 Million In Police Bonuses

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento Police officers are about to get thousands of dollars just for staying on the job, costing the city more than $1 million.
    The one-time payments are aimed at stopping officers from leaving in the next three months.
    The Sacramento City Council will vote on the unusual move on Tuesday. While the current contract doesn’t expire until the summer, the city wants to offer cash to keep current cops.
    Under the one-time proposal, each sworn police offi
  • 1 Dead In Del Paso Heights Shooting

    8:45 p.m. UPDATE: Sacramento Police say a man has died after a shooting in Del Paso Heights.
    The shooting happened just before 5:30 p.m. on Monday.
    The victim is described as an adult male in his 20s.
    No suspect is in custody.

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento Police are investigating a shooting near Elm Street and Harris Avenue.  The location is about a block away from Grant Union High School in the Del Paso Heights neighborhood.#SacPD officers investigating ashooting in north
  • What’s Next For Downtown Sacramento After Packed March Madness Weekend?

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – An action-packed weekend from the streets to the basketball court, the first and second round of the NCAA tournament was a slam-dunk for the city.
    “I think Sacramento does a pretty good job here and you know theoretically you have the economic impact which is pretty good,” said Mike Horton of Sacramento.
    Even Sauced BBQ and Spirits had record-breaking sales with the overflow of people.
    With 50,000 to 100,000 people converging downtown over the weekend, plen
  • Stockton Assemblywoman Wants Tax on Wealthy To Fund Tuition-Free College

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Some California Democrats want to make college tuition free for in-state students by taxing very wealthy residents.
    Assemblywoman Susan Talamantes Eggman said Monday she’s introducing a bill to create a 1 percent tax on Californians earning more than $1 million per year. The Stockton Democrat says the tax would provide an estimated $2.2 billion each year – enough revenue to make public colleges tuition free for residents.
    “I see this as an invest
  • Two People Killed, Two Injured In Head-On Crash In Folsom

    FOLSOM (CBS13) – Two people were killed and two were others were injured in a head-on crash involving multiple vehicles near the intersection of White Rock and Prairie City roads.
    A CHP spokesperson says that around 8:20 a.m. today, the driver of a gold Toyota Highlander was driving recklessly, and traveling at speeds estimated between 80-100 miles per hour when they hit a Dodge SUV head-on at the intersection of White Rock and Prairie City roads.
    One of the SUVs reportedly
  • Four People Injured In Head-On Multi-Car Crash In Folsom

    FOLSOM (CBS13) – Four people have been injured in a head-on crash involving multiple vehicles near the intersection of White Rock Road near Prairie City Road.
    CHP have issued a sigalert and have closed White Rock Road near the intersection. Three cars have been involved. Officers have not confirmed whether someone was killed.
    Personnel from Folsom Fire Department, Folsom Police Department, and CHP are at the crash site.
    Click here to find alternate routes.
  • Truck Hauling Cement To Oroville Dam Crashes, Driver Killed

    (CBS13) – A truck driver hauling cement to the Oroville Dam crashed and died early Sunday morning on Highway 70 near Power House Hill Road.
    Butte County Sheriff deputies responded to the crash around 7:30 a.m. When deputies arrived on the scene, they found the concrete mixer had somehow detached from the truck.
    The driver was identified as Peter Anderson, 51, of Marysville. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Anderson worked for Mathew’s Ready Mix based out of Yuba City.
    The CH
  • 25 Rescued After Boat Takes On Water Off Southern California Coast

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Twenty-five passengers and crewmembers are safely ashore after a charter fishing boat took on water off Southern California during the weekend.
    The Coast Guard says its San Diego operations center received a distress call from the 63-foot vessel Truline at 2:51 a.m. Sunday, reporting it struck a submerged object near San Clemente Island.
    The Coast Guard dispatched a helicopter, a 45-foot boat and the cutter Sockeye, and a Navy ship in the area also diverted to the scene.
    T
  • Burglars Break Into Stockton Home With Children Inside

    STOCKTON (CBS13) – The search is on for two men who broke into a Stockton home with kids inside.
    Investigators say two boys were inside a residence in the 3700 block of Townsend circle when they heard a knock at the door, but didn’t answer it.The next thing they knew burglars were breaking windows to get inside the home.
    But when the burglars saw the boys, they took off.
  • Rock ‘n’ roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90

    NEW YORK (AP) — Chuck Berry, rock ‘n’ roll’s founding guitar hero and storyteller who defined the music’s joy and rebellion in such classics as “Johnny B. Goode,” ”Sweet Little Sixteen” and “Roll Over Beethoven,” died Saturday at his home west of St. Louis. He was 90.
    Emergency responders summoned to Berry’s residence by his caretaker about 12:40 p.m. found him unresponsive, police in Missouri’s St. Charles County sai
  • Deputies Investigating Homicide At Motel In Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a homicide that happened inside the surf motel off Auburn Boulevard.
    The incident was first reported to deputies around 11:45 p.m. Sunday. Someone inside the motel at 3204 Boulevard called 911 saying they heard a gunshot in the area, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department.The investigation continues at a local motel on Auburn Boulevard after a woman is found dead inside one of the rooms. @GoodDaySac
  • President Of Embattled Uber Leaves After 6 Months On Job

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jeff Jones, the president of the embattled ride-hailing company Uber, has resigned just six months after taking the job.
    Uber on Sunday confirmed Jones’ resignation and in a brief statement wished him the best.
    Jones’ departure comes days after Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said the company will hire a chief operating officer who can help write its “next chapter.”
    The San Francisco-based firm has been hit by several controversies, including allegatio
  • Governor Brown Requests Presidential Declaration For Oroville Dam Spillway

    SACRAMENTO CA, (CBS 13)-  Governor Brown requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration to aid with repairs to the damaged Oroville Dam Spillway today.
    If approved it would provide aid to state and local recovery efforts following the set of February storms which have caused flooding, major damage to levees and  evacuation of counties.
    This follows three other Declarations  approved by President Trump providing aid to the Oroville spillway situation.  Those declarations specif
  • SF Library Workers May Get Training To Stop Heroin Overdoses

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco public library staffers may soon be trained to administer medication to reverse heroin overdoses among the growing number of opioid users who are homeless.
    The idea surfaced after an addict was found dead in one of the Civic Center library’s restrooms in early February, the San Francisco Chronicle reports Sunday (http://bit.ly/2mJuer8).
    In a Feb. 28 letter to his staff that was obtained by the Chronicle, City Librarian Luis Herrera said that a deci
  • California Sunshine Yields Ample Daytime Power, Some Wasted

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — California is producing so much solar-powered electricity during daytime hours that some plants are shutting down until demand picks up later in the day.The Press-Enterprise reports Sunday (http://bit.ly/2mewM4x ) that more than 300,000 megawatt hours of solar and wind power were curtailed last year due to plummeting electricity prices during these times.
    The California Independent System Operator says the energy could have powered about 45,000 California homes for
  • Stockton Police Shut Down Sideshow Before It Ever Started

    STOCKTON (CBS13) – Stockton police and CHP officers shut down a sideshow before it began Saturday night.  Stockton Police say there were more than 200 participants who showed up for what they believed was going to be a sideshow only to be ticketed and some towed away from the scene.
    Police say there were more than 200 participants who showed up for what they believed was going to be a sideshow — an impromptu car show typically involving dangerous driving — only to be ticke
  • Stockton PD Shut Down Sideshow Before It Ever Started

    STOCKTON, CA (CBS 13)- Stockton Police as well as CHP shut down a side show before it began Saturday night.  Stockton Police say there were more than 200 participants who showed up for what they believed was going to be a “sideshow” only to be ticketed and some towed away from the scene.
    A total of 49 cars were cited for breaking the law while 15 cars were warned and 4 cars towed from the scene all for infractions.
    Stockton police warned participants in a news release put out th

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