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Sacramento, CA
Reporter — Fox 40 Sacramento

Northern California Native, University of Oregon alumnus, now reporting for FOX40 News in Sacramento, California, by way of Las Vegas, NV & Bend, OR.

Tax Trouble Closes Three Area Sonic Restaurants — SACRAMENTO- Those craving Sonic's signature fast food in the Sacramento area might have to wait a while. The locations in Woodland, Roseville and Yuba City have all closed. Those restaurants were operated by Abe Alizadeh, who pleaded guilty to owing the state more than $7 million in sales and employment taxes in 2012.

Nurses Demand Better Ebola Preparation — SACRAMENTO- Diane McClure is a registered nurse at Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center. She told FOX40 if there were ever an Ebola outbreak in the United States, California nurses would be grossly unprepared. "They should have gotten on the ball and started that education and training and getting the proper equipment right away," McClure said.

Pastor Aims to Separate Facts from Ebola Hysteria — SACRAMENTO- Pastor Tim Wulah and his Friends in Jesus Church have been working extensively to collect supplies and send them to West Africa. But now, their work is being met with an ignorance he finds difficult to believe. "Ignorance leads to stigmatization and sometimes it boarders stupidity," Wulah said.

Israel-Protesters Gather Outside of Preseason Kings Game — SACRAMENTO- Yassar Dahbour came to Sleep Train Arena on Saturday night hoping to get his message out there. "We are very offended to have an Israeli team playing in Sacramento just two months after the Israeli war crimes in Gaza killing over 21 hundred people," Dahbour said.

Oakdale Man Catches Ishikawa Homer, Leaves Game with Incredible Story — OAKDALE- Travis Ishikawa's walk off home run to end Thursday's Giants-Cardinals game will go down as one of the great moments in Bay Area sports history. But the fan who was lucky enough to catch that ball lives in the central valley town of Oakdale.

Mudslides a Major Concern for King Fire Burn Area — POLLACK PINES- Vern Matthews spent years building his dream home with his wife in the mountains east of Pollack Pines. "We like lakes and nature and forest and this place is a wonderland for that. So we were looking for houses for several years, a few years ago this one came up for auction," Matthews told FOX40.

Mom Says Daycare Left Daughter Alone during Emergency — SACRAMENTO- Rochelle Ketchum is furious with staff at Kinder World preschool. After smoke from an overhead light fixture filled one of the class rooms on Monday, employees evacuated the children. "They're supposed to make sure that every single person is out of the class room," Ketchum said.

Applegate Fire Containment Grows — APPLEGATE- Containment of the Applegate Fire continued to grow Saturday. Cal Fire said Saturday evening that the fire was 67 percent contained, and that flames had spread 459 acres since starting Thursday afternoon. Many homeowners were allowed to return Saturday.

Slain Vacaville Student-Athlete Honored in Emotional Football Game — VACAVILLE - "Demetrious Ward's passion both on and off the field transcends the life he lead," the announcer's voice boomed through the speakers. Demetrious Ward's teammates did what they could to comfort his grieving family before Friday night's game. "You'll be forever loved, missed and treasured, Demetrious," the speakers blared.

Weather Helps Firefighters Gain Upper Hand with Applegate Fire — APPLEGATE- Firefighters say the Applegate Fire did not grow a single acre Thursday, thanks to favorable weather conditions. Cal Fire reported at 6 a.m. that flames had spread 420 acres since it started Wednesday afternoon. That number was the same at 6 p.m. "Today's activity was very successful," Cal Fire spokesperson Kevin Lucero said.
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Oct 26, 2014

This may be a security team at McCovey Cove. I believe their gear is designed to pick up any radio active material

Oct 25, 2014

Giants fans can be heard singing Queen's "We Will Rock You" across McCovey Cove. #GoGiants #OctoberTogether

Oct 25, 2014

Tax troubles has forced 3 Sonic Restaurants to close in Roseville, Woodland and Yuba City. This is not the 1st...

Oct 25, 2014

A tragic irony as a Placer Co. deputy is killed exactly 26 years after his father, a Riverside Co. deputy. Here's...

Oct 24, 2014

Placer Co. Sheriff's office says female suspect was Jannelle Monroy.

Oct 24, 2014

Placer Co. Sheriff's office says suspect had Utah drivers license, Salt Lake City address.

Oct 24, 2014

Placer Co. Sheriff Bonner says Jeff Davis was deputy who was shot in the arm was treated & released. Not related to partner Michael Davis

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