• Husband Of Daycare Provider Arrested On Child Molestation Charges

    MARYSVILLE (CBS13) — Marysville police arrested 45-year-old Luis Ubias Wednesday on felony child molestation charges.
    A mother reportedly brought her 5-year-old daughter into the police station Tuesday to report the young girl had been molested. The 5-year-old had been attending local daycare “Leonor Family Child Care” in Marysville for two years.
    Police said the child had told her mother on Monday night that the daycare owner’s husband, Ubias, had touched her inappropria
  • Memorial Weekend Special: Bradshaw Shelter Waiving Fees For Altered Cats, Dogs

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Adoption fees are being waived for altered cats and dogs at the Bradshaw Animal Shelter this coming Memorial Day weekend.
    The shelter says they are packed with animals, including more than 200 dogs and almost 170 cats.
    Fees are only being waived for adult cats and dogs that have already been spayed or neutered, the shelter says.
    WAIVED ADOPTION FEES for all altered adult cats and dogs at #BradshawAnimalShelter! Help us spread the word and visit us at 3839 Bradshaw Road
  • Wayward Dog Found In Michigan Reunited With Modesto Owner At SFO

    SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — An emotional reunion at SFO Tuesday night after a wayward dog who was found thousands of miles away in Michigan was returned to his Modesto owner.
    A young lab mix named Benny is finally back home after being separated for five long months.
    Read the full story at CBSSanFrancisco.com. 
  • What’s The Statute Of Limitations In A Suspected Child Sex Abuse Case?

    TUOLUMNE COUNTY (CBS13) — A former coordinator and coach at Mother Lode Christian School in Tuolumne County has been charged with 13 counts of lewd or lascivious acts with a child 14 or 15-years-old.
    Photo of Mona McGrady provided by the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office.
    Mona McGrady, 61, turned herself in to officials at the county jail for charges dating back over 20 years, raising questions as to why the district attorney decided to file charges now and who is protected under
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  • Tips To Make Family Trips More Affordable This Summer

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Disneyland, Great America, Six Flags, Universal Studios, they’re all known as some of the happiest places on earth, but they are not always the most affordable.
    With summer right around the corner, many families are looking for ways to get in on the fun without breaking the bank.
    The ticket to saving can be tough for any family outing, but that’s where Kate Dillion comes in. She created LaJollaMom.com and is an expert in all things budget-friendly for famil
  • Elk Grove Police Arrest Man For Threatening Housemates, Reportedly Starting Fire In Bedroom

    11 p.m. Update: Police say one of the residents of the home on Valley Oak Lane, 37-year-old Shawn Viramontes, got into an argument and started a fire in his bedroom Tuesday afternoon.
    Shawn Viramontes. (credit: Elk Grove Police Department)
    During the argument in the house, Viramontes reportedly made threats to the others.
    After reportedly setting the fire in his room, Viramontes left the residence on foot.
    The other residents were able to escape the home safely after seeing smoke coming from Vir
  • Family Asking For Apology From Police After Officers Put ‘Spit Bag’ On 12-Year-Old Boy Under Arrest

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The cell phone video is going viral: It shows a 12-year-old boy being detained by Sacramento police and an officer putting a “spit mask” over the boy’s head.
    The mother of that boy is demanding an apology from the Sacramento Police Department for how they handled her son.
    “It shouldn’t have happened, it shouldn’t have got this far, and I want justice, I want justice for African-American girls and boys,” the 12-year-old boy&rsqu
  • Proposed Legislation Would Ban Towing In Some Cases

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Unpaid parking tickets or registration fees, parking your car on a city street for more than three days — these could get you towed and if you can’t pay fees, your car might be sold!
    New legislation is hoping to ease those worries. AB 516 would ban towing in a handful of cases. The goal is to keep the poor from being penalized.
    “They get their cars towed away because they can’t afford parking tickets. They get their cars towed away because they
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  • Recommended Vaccinations For Dog Owners

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A number of pet owners are choosing to not get their cats, dogs, and rabbits vaccinated, with many saying “it’s not necessary.”
    In Britain, the 2018 report from “Britain’s People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals” found approximately 25 percent (2.2 million) dogs didn’t get vaccinated when they were puppies. The same survey found 35 percent of cat owners didn’t vaccinate their kittens, while 41 percent of cats never got
  • Anti-Vax Movement Spreads To Pet Population

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The growing anti-vax movement has spread to the pet population. Fewer dog and cat owners are opting to get their furry friends vaccinated.
    One local dog owner told CBS13 when she got her dog his shots “his throat and face and eyes swelled up and he got hives all over his body.”
    Veterinarians say that reaction is rare. They remind us most pets react just fine when they get vaccinated.
    READ ALSO: CBD Oil May Help Dogs With Epilepsy Have Fewer Seizur
  • City Leaders Vote Unanimously To Seize Private Property For Paved River Bike Trail

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — For the first time since building the new arena, city leaders are looking to seize private property by invoking their right through eminent domain.
    For many, Sacramento’s riverfront bike trail is a recreational gem.
    “It’s a national treasure we get to enjoy,” said an avid bike rider.
    But the paved path ends abruptly in the Pocket neighborhood, forcing cyclists off the levee and onto city streets.
    “It’s really hampered everything as f
  • Search On For Female Suspect In Roseville Retail Robbery

    ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — Roseville Police say one suspect is in custody and another is still outstanding after a retail robbery on Sunday.
    Megan Elizabeth Needles and Benjamin Thomas Rodriguez (credit: Roseville Police Department)
    According to police, store loss prevention said a male and a female were attempting to steal from the store and became combative when staff approached them, pushing and choking a store staff member.
    READ ALSO: Police: Suspect In Grass Valley Double Homicide
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  • 55 Units Deemed “Unsafe” At Stockton Apartment Complex Following Sunday’s Storm

    STOCKTON (CBS13) — More than 50 families are now impacted by damage to an apartment complex caused by a weekend hailstorm. 
    People who live at the Meadow Green apartment complex on San Carlos Way in Stockton told CBS13 they had complained about the leaky roof for years. Property records show the complex was likely owned by the same family for 15 years.
    In that time, code enforcement had never inspected the units. Tenants said they were shocked, but not surprised.
    “Me and my one-
  • Stockton Apartment Complex Damaged In Storm Has Never Been Inspected By The City

    STOCKTON (CBS13) — The apartment complex where ceilings collapsed over the weekend has never been inspected by the city, instead, the city allowed this building to be self-certified.
    All the owners had to do was fill out a form certifying they inspected the property themselves, allowing them to avoid inspection by code enforcement, otherwise required every five years under city code.
    The city does randomly inspect 10% of the self-certified buildings, and they say they inspect any rental bu
  • 5 Inches Of Fresh Powder Turns Tahoe Into (Spring) Wonderland

    OLYMPIC VALLEY (CBS13) — Snowstorms over the last week have turned Tahoe resort towns into winter wonderlands, right in time for Memorial Day weekend.
    Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Ski Resort got five inches of snow overnight. Skiers from all over the country are flocking to the resort for the rare May snowfall, even if the trip was unexpected.
    “I packed shorts and flip flops when my mom told me I was going to come to California for my birthday…and here we are,” said Alysh
  • Sheriff: Vehicle Catches Fire After Chase Ends In South Sacramento

    Update: CHP said the chase started Tuesday evening when an East Sacramento CHP Sergeant monitoring a call from El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputies who were tailing a vehicle, observed that vehicle pass his location.
    The CHP Sgt. attempted to make a vehicle stop, but the vehicle took off at high speeds down Highway 50 toward Sunrise Boulevard.
    Officials say the truck led multiple agencies on a high-speed pursuit, driving erratically and colliding with at least three other vehicles in Sacram
  • Police: Suspect In Grass Valley Double Homicide Called Police After Shooting, Lived On Property With Victims

    GRASS VALLEY (CBS13) — Police are investigating a shooting that left a man and a woman dead in Grass Valley Monday night.
    Authorities say the shooter called the police and talked to officers when they arrived.
    Michael Pocock’s booking photo. (Credit: Grass Valley Police Department)
    Now we’re learning they were living on the property as the suspect, Michael Pocock. Police say he was living in one house while the victims were living in the basement of another house on the same lo
  • Can Sunrise Mall Survive The Online Shopping Apocalypse?

    CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) — As e-commerce takes over the retail industry, malls across the country are at risk of closing up shop and many are struggling to survive.
    On any given weekday if you walk around the parking lot at the Sunrise Mall, you’ll notice it’s mostly empty. The city says business is bad and has been for years now.
    City leaders say it’s because everyone is shopping online and now Citrus Heights could be planning to redevelop the space.
    Chris Ferguson is an a
  • Stalled Telsa Causes Backup On I Street Bridge

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A stalled Tesla caused a major traffic jam for people going in and out of Downtown Sacramento during rush hour Tuesday.
    The vehicle stopped going east on the bridge, causing traffic to be reduced to one lane.
    Run out of juice @Tesla ? Massive traffic jam during rush hour commute on I Street Bridge. @SacPolice directing traffic both directions down to one lane@CBSSacramento pic.twitter.com/vfaGiIEogM
    — JENN MCGRAW CBS13 (@NewsMcGraw) May 21, 2019Sacramento Police
  • Graduating Seniors Surprise Former Teachers With Thank You Letters

    ANTELOPE (CBS13) — Every year, graduating leadership students at Antelope High School write a letter to a teacher who inspired them. On Tuesday, those students visited their former teachers to read the letters in person.
    Lining up in their cap and gown, the high school seniors surprised and honored some of their elementary school teachers who helped get them to their big day of graduation.
    Avery Deome wrote a letter to her former fourth-grade teacher Mrs. Bennett Tournour.
  • Sheriff: Bay Area Men Arrested For Stealing $10K Worth Of Wheels And Tires

    COLFAX (CBS13) — Three Bay Area men were arrested last week for stealing approximately $10,000 worth of wheels and tires from a car dealer in Colfax, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.
    The Sheriff’s Office said a deputy saw the men driving near Auburn and attempted to pull them over shortly after the alleged theft but the men failed to stop, and one of the suspects jumped or was pushed from the car near Bowman Undercrossing.
    READ: Sacramento County Sheriff&rs
  • Anti-Vaccination Families May Need To Get Exemption Permission From State

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – California may require anti-vaccination families to go through the State Department of Public Health in order to get a medical exemption.
    The law already eliminates all non-medical exemptions in order for students to enter school; however, the number of medical exemptions issued has more than tripled since that law went into effect in 2015.
    Senate Bill 276 would require all doctors to submit a standardized exemption form to the state and verify they have personally exa
  • Elk Grove Police Detain Subject Possibly Connected To Residential Fire

    ELK GROVE (CBS13) — Elk Grove Police detained a subject who was possibly connected to a residential fire, Tuesday afternoon.
    Police and Consumnes Firefighters responded to the bedroom fire in the 8700 block of Valley Oak Lane around 3:10 p.m., closing down eastbound Valley Oak from E. Stockton and westbound Valley Oak from Emerald Oak.
    Shortly after arriving on the scene, police began searching the neighborhood to the west of Elk Grove Florin Road and temporarily placed Markofer Elementary
  • CBD Oil May Help Dogs With Epilepsy Have Fewer Seizures

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A pilot study done on more than a dozen dogs shows those treated with CBD had fewer seizures.
    Colorado State University conducted the study using 16 dogs with epilepsy. All of the dogs stayed on their normal anticonvulsant drugs, while nine of them were also treated with CBD oil for 12 weeks. The other seven were in the control group and treated with a placebo. In the clinical trial, the neurologist in charge of the study found 89 percent of the dogs treated with canna
  • Amusement And Water Parks Ready To Open For Summer

    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Amusement and water parks in this region are starting to open for the summer, with many planning to open seven days a week early in June.
    Sunsplash Roseville:Opening Day is Saturday, May 25
    Open seven days a week starting Thursday, June 6
    Night slides open Friday, June 14
    Closing Day is Monday, September 2 (Labor Day)Six Flags Discovery Kingdom:Opens seven days a week starting Friday, May 24
    Weekends-only schedule starts Saturday, August 24
    Closing Day is Sunday, Janua
  • California Senate Votes To Allow Voluntary Pet Blood Donors

    SACRAMENTO (AP) – The California Senate has voted to let pet owners volunteer their animals to donate blood.
    Currently, California only allows pet blood transfusions from blood banks that only accept blood from animals that are kept on site for that purpose to avoid diseases.
    Animal rights groups say holding animals captive solely for their blood is wrong. Senators approved a bill, 37-0, on Tuesday that would allow pet owners to volunteer their animals to donate blood.
    The bill would requi
  • Former Coach At Tuolumne Co. School Arrested, Suspected Of Child Sex Abuse Nearly 2 Decades Later

    TUOLUMNE (CBS13) – A woman who last worked at a Tuolumne County school almost two decades ago is facing child sex abuse allegations.
    The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office says detectives have been investigating allegations against Mona McGrady.
    Photo of Mona McGrady provided by the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office.
    McGrady had worked at Mother Lode Christian School back in the 1990s as a sports team coordinator and coach. She resigned almost two decades ago, the school says, but
  • Small Quake Shakes Eureka Region Of California Coast

    EUREKA (AP) – The U.S. Geological Survey says a part of the Northern California coast was shaken by a small earthquake.
    The magnitude 3.8 quake occurred at 10:19 a.m. Tuesday and was centered in wilderness 13 miles (21 kilometers) southeast of Eureka.
    The agency says several hundred people in Eureka, Arcata, Fortuna and other communities reported the shaking as light or weak.
    Copyright 2019 The Associated Press.
  • Gov. Newsom Launches Task Force On Homelessness

    SACRAMENTO (AP) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom is creating a task force on homelessness as the state grapples with a housing crisis.
    The Democratic governor made the announcement Tuesday in Oakland, where county officials reported last week that the number of people experiencing homelessness increased 43 percent over the last two years.
    Newsom described homelessness as an epidemic of statewide concern but says it will be best addressed at the local level.
    The governor says the task force w

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