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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.

Resident Expresses Concern Over Pesticides Used to Eradicate Japanese Beetle — CARMICHAEL - In an effort to eradicate the invasive Japanese beetle, the California State Department of Food and Agriculture has been spraying pesticides in Carmichael and Fair Oaks. But one neighbor feels state employees intentionally sprayed at her home while she wasn't there, because she asked too many questions earlier.

Golfer Has Surgery to Help fix Tremors — Calvin Banks, an avid golfer, had a deep brain stimulation surgery to help with tremors in his hands and has seen a 95 percent improvement since the procedure.

Stockton Celebrates 150th Annual Juneteenth Holiday — STOCKTON - "We had some local artists and some local talent. It was a fun day." Terrance West helped organize this Juneteenth celebration at the Taft Community Center in South Stockton. It's a task this week's events back east made all the more challenging. "I was really hurt.

Elk Grove Church’s Lawn Mowers Stolen — ELK GROVE - "Nothing seems to be sacred anymore." Mark Angeja can't believe the church he serves as an elder at, Peace Presbyterian on Franklin near Laguna in Elk Grove, is once again the target of thieves. "I got a phone call from our preschool director.

Some Residents Worry About Parking Restrictions Caused by U.S. Senior Open — SACRAMENTO - Next week the U.S. Senior Open will be under way at Del Paso Country Club. And that will mean a lot of parking issues for the hundreds who live around that golf course.

Golden State Just One Game Away from Championship Title — OAKLAND - The Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 104 to 91 Sunday night, and now, Golden State is just one win away from their first championship title in more than 30 years. As they came out of Oracle Arena in Oakland, the Dub Nation was literally jumping for joy knowing their team is just one win away.

All American Speedway Gives Back to Antelope Family — ROSEVILLE - A much needed free day at the track for one Antelope family, after their home caught fire when lightning struck a front yard tree. Qiana Farley and her three kids have been dealing with a lot after that fire destroyed many of their belongings.

Fiery Friday leads to busy day for Sacramento Metro Fire Department — Several fires blazed across the Sacramento region Friday, keeping engine companies busy in the heat of the day. The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Department said between noon and 5 p.m. Friday, it responded to over 100 incidents with nine of those being structure and grass fires. The fire department said many of them were arson.

Warriors Fans Upset, But Still Confident After Game 2 Loss — OAKLAND - A quiet sea of yellow left Oracle Arena Sunday night, fans disappointed they lost the battle. "I thought it sucked because the refs were making bad calls," one fan said. But most know the war's not over yet. "We'll get them next game. We got it," a fan said.

Wet Weather Slams into Pollock Pines — POLLOCK PINES -- Storms picked up quite a bit of steam Friday, spreading rain all across Northern California. Doug Johnson was in Pollock Pines, where residents dealt with a very rainy day.
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Jul 02, 2015

Hear why one Carmichael woman says the State made sure she wasn't home to spray for the Japanese Beetle, and why it's all legal 10pm @FOX40

Jul 02, 2015

A State agency has permission from court to enter private homes and spray for invasive beetle, but one resident feels it's an abuse of power

Jun 30, 2015

A senior golfer had surgery to help fix his tremors.

Jun 30, 2015

A Sacramento boy scout was killed in a flash flood during a camping trip to New Mexico.

Jun 29, 2015

Family of 13-year-old Alden Brock put this family statement on their Sac home, asking for privacy after his death.

Jun 26, 2015

On Monday, a man was shot and killed by Citrus Heights police officers after he opened fire at them.

Jun 23, 2015

A 16-year-old driver was killed, another man injuried in a head-on collision in Fairfield on Sunday.

Jun 23, 2015

Citrus Heights Police say they had no choice but to shoot and kill an armed domestic violence suspect on Monday...

Jun 22, 2015

A friend tells us the driver who lost his life in a Fairfield crash was 16yo Andrew Lucas, a Junior at Armijo HS

Jun 22, 2015

RT @IAmSteph_1: An accident in Fairfield leaves a teen dead. Tonight at 10, @DougJohnsonFX40 speaks to the family members who tried to help. @FOX40

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