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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.

Pilot Recounts Daring Rescue of Family Stranded in El Dorado County — EL DORADO COUNTY -- Video released by the California Highway Patrol on Monday shows the agency's rescue of a family of six stuck in a remote part of El Dorado County. One of the CHP's air units captured the event as the family's truck was sliding off a dirt road covered in ice toward a cliff near Junction Reservoir.

Hundreds Turn Out for Vigil Honoring Teen Who Was Hit, Killed Crossing the Street — FOOTHILL FARMS -- Hundreds of family members and friends came out in Foothill Farms Sunday night to remember a teen who was hit and killed while crossing the street. Fourteen-year-old Devin Sweeting died Tuesday night after a car hit him on Elkhorn Boulevard near Andrea Boulevard.

Local Band Celebrates Release of First Studio EP With Sold Out Show — SACRAMENTO -- Sacramento indie rock band Epsilona celebrated the release of its first studio EP, playing a sold out show at Harlow's Restaurant and Nightclub on J Street in Midtown. "Now we're here - we have the EP out on Spotify and iTunes, so we're really excited about it," said Minh Le, who is the lead vocalist and guitarist for Epsilona.
Nov 29, 2015

Local Sacramento band Epsilona celebrated the release of its first studio EP with a sold out show.

Bail Bondsmen Busy on Thanksgiving — SACRAMENTO- Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest times for bail bondsmen. Traditionally, those with family members in jail often use that service to bring everyone together. "It's kind of hard, you know? They're in there, but we always try to keep God involved in it and pray that they'll be alright," said Kenneth Hill who visited his son inside Sacramento's County Jail Thursday.

More Americans Traveling This Holiday Week — SACRAMENTO -- This upcoming week is one of the busiest travel times all year for Americans. AAA estimates 46.9 million Americans will be traveling more than 50 miles this Thanksgiving weekend. At Sacramento International Airport's long-term parking lot, already the spaces are filling up, and many relatives are arriving.
Nov 23, 2015

More Americans are planning to travel this holiday week than they have in years. Here's why:

Reward Increased for Information Leading to Arrest in Grant HS Athlete’s Killing — SACRAMENTO -- Grant High School lost to Granite Bay High School Saturday night, 24-21. Still, Nicole Clavo - the mother of 17-year-old Grant High School football player who was killed J.J. Clavo who was killed last week - told FOX40 the games have helped her grieve.
Nov 22, 2015

A reward for information leading to an arrest in the killing of a Grant High School football player has...

Pilot Mistakes Sacramento Neighborhood’s Bright Christmas Lights as a Laser — ORANGEVALE - While Maita Circle looks dark tonight, Sacramento police say a Christmas decoration here was so bright Wednesday night, that a coast guard plane pilot thought a laser was shining into his cockpit. "Well, lasers can get that strong, but I wouldn't think a Christmas display would be that strong...
Nov 21, 2015

RT @FOX40: Pilot Mistakes Sacramento Neighborhood’s Bright Christmas Lights as a Laser

Nov 22, 2015

When are Christmas lights too bright? When pilots flying above your house start to complain. That happened last...

Grant Pacers Return to Field After Tragedy — SACRAMENTO-- Monday night Grant Union High's football team finally got to take the field for their playoff game, but had to do it without two of their players. The game against Beyer High School in Modesto was canceled last Friday when a car of five Grant players was hit with gun fire.
Nov 17, 2015

The Grant High Pacers return to the field after losing one of their own. They say their win was for slain teammate.

Fresh Snow Blankets Sierra, Falls 32,000 Feet in Some Areas — Sunday's storm made for a difficult drive over Donner Pass along Interstate 80 as the snow levels were lower than they have been in years. Heading east or west, the drive time over the Sierra was longer than usual. "After Truckee moving west it was slow, and then all of a sudden we needed chains," one driver told FOX40.
Nov 16, 2015

Sunday's storm had snow levels lower in the Sierra than it has been in years.

Grant HS Football, Family Trying to Move Forward After Athlete’s Death — The Grant Union High varsity football team held a meeting on campus today to determine how it will move forward with its playoff run after one of their own was killed.
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Dec 01, 2015

Vote unanimously passed in favor of new stadium in old rail yards.

Dec 01, 2015

So all these people, including many wearing Sac Republic FC jerseys & scarfs, are going to have to wait.

Dec 01, 2015

But the new Sac MLS Stadium Term Sheet presentation & vote is slated last on City Council's agenda tonight.

Dec 01, 2015

That $100K budget for stadium consulting work would come from hotel tax revenue.

Dec 01, 2015

City won't pay for actual stadium, but is being asked to foot $100,000 for consulting work on the project.

Dec 01, 2015

Renderings of the new stadium lined up outside Sac City Council Chambers. Those for & against are in attendance.

Dec 01, 2015

Sac Republic FC & city officials 2 outline plans for the $180million project at the old rail yards. 25K seat stadium could open March 2018

Dec 01, 2015

Almost a full house at the Sacramento City Council meeting tonight as plans 4 new MLS Stadium are discussed.

Dec 01, 2015

RT @FOX40: New Renderings Released for Sacramento MLS Stadium…

Nov 30, 2015

CHP Pilot Officer Monty Emery talks about his role in a rescue in El Dorado County Sunday on @FOX40 News at 10pm.

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