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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.

Sacramento Family Says They Were Victims of Hate Crime on Camping Trip

fox40.com — SACRAMENTO -- A Sacramento family said they were the victims of a hate crime while on a camping trip at Rollins Lake in Nevada County last weekend. Now members of that family hope the District Attorney's Office presses charges.
Sep 02, 2015

A Sacramento family says it was the victim of a hate crime while on a camping trip in Nevada County. After they... fb.me/2G8yYe4M9

Tree Falls on Truck in Carl’s Jr. Parking Lot, Trapping Woman

fox40.com — TURLOCK -- Some frightening moments for a driver in Turlock as a tree came crashing down on her truck in a Carl's Jr. parking lot near Highway 99 on Sunday. "He told me that the tree has fallen on the truck," said Emil Khoshaeian, assistant manager at that restaurant.
Sep 02, 2015

A tree fell on a truck in Turlock over the weekend trapping a woman inside. fb.me/7pQY8BEt2

Demonstrators Take to the State Capitol to Protest Gun Control

fox40.com — SACRAMENTO - Dozens with the Sacramento Valley chapter of the Brady Campaign took to the streets around the state capitol asking state and federal lawmakers to act on universal background checks for those looking to buy guns.
Sep 02, 2015

After the fatal shooting of a reporter & photojournalist on live TV in Virginia, activists in Sacramento are once... fb.me/7wNTQ92hR

Today Marks 35th Years Since Harvey’s Lake Tahoe Bombing

fox40.com — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE - Thursday marks the 35th anniversary of the Harvey's Resort Casino bombing in South Lake Tahoe in 1980. Before the explosion, many in South Lake Tahoe recall the evacuations and wanting to take a closer look. "I remember everything was going on, they had everything blocked off where you couldn't come and see it," one man told FOX40.
Aug 28, 2015

Thursday marked the 35th anniversary since the Harveys Resort in South Lake Tahoe was bombed. fb.me/44o5Y3E9c

IndyCar Driver’s Death May Spark Changes

fox40.com — AUBURN -- Days after IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died from injuries he received while racing, many in the sport are calling for changes. Among those who believe changes are coming is Scott Pruett, originally from Roseville, who raced IndyCars for more than a decade, and now lives in Aubu...

Family Looking for Answers After Woman Dies in San Joaquin County Jail

fox40.com — SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY - An investigation is now under way at the San Joaquin County Jail in French Camp after a female inmate died while in custody last week. Now the inmate's family wants answers about how she died and why the county waited several hours after her death before notifying them.
Aug 25, 2015

The family of a female inmate who passed away while incarcerated at the San Joaquin County Jail in French Camp is... fb.me/1Xzb8DBrh

Music Lovers, Artists Take to Modesto for 16th Annual X Festival

fox40.com — MODESTO - Hundreds of music lovers took to the streets of downtown Modesto Saturday night for the 16th Annual X Festival, a concert which features more than 100 bands and artists on 12 stages. "Every year I try to come to it. It's just absolutely fantastic, it's just supper fun," said Paula Sliger of Modesto.
Aug 23, 2015

X Festival came to Modesto for the 16th year in a row. Music fans and artists say they love the low cost of the... fb.me/6P7NjTPTb

Hidden Cash Returns to Sacramento with Thousands of Dollars to Find

fox40.com — Hundreds of people were in Howe Park in Arden on Friday night to search for hidden cash. The same man behind last year's search at the Capitol Building in downtown Sacramento, as well as dozens of other locations in Northern California, also put on this event.
Aug 22, 2015

Hidden Cash returned to Sacramento Friday. Hundreds of people went to Howe Park in Arden to look for thousands of... fb.me/3RpNj4y4Z

Lawmakers Push for Stricter Drone Restrictions

fox40.com — SACRAMENTO - California lawmakers from both houses met with firefighters and drone industry executives Tuesday to weigh some of their options to keep drones out of no-fly zones. Nationally, the Federal Aviation Administration said the number of drones reported almost being hit by pilots has jumped from around 200 incidents in 2014 to around 600 so far in 2015.
Aug 19, 2015

California Lawmakers are pushing for stricter drone restrictions, after some have grounded water drop flights at... fb.me/40lBuNBKE

Organizers for City of Trees Music Fest Apologize for Unexpected Issues

fox40.com — ELVERTA - After the City of Trees music festival ended Saturday night, hundreds of people were stuck in their cars for hours waiting to leave Gibson Ranch County Park in Elverta. Now event organizers are apologizing, admitting things did not go according to plan.
Aug 18, 2015

Organizers of the City of Trees music festival are apologizing after long lines formed for water and to leave... fb.me/2kXSDYFJ2

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Sep 02, 2015

A tree fell on a truck in Turlock over the weekend trapping a woman inside. fb.me/7pQY8BEt2

Sep 02, 2015

A fire over the weekend at a lumberyard in Salida caused 2 million dollars in damages. fb.me/26mTJZt17

Sep 02, 2015

After the fatal shooting of a reporter & photojournalist on live TV in Virginia, activists in Sacramento are once... fb.me/7wNTQ92hR

Sep 02, 2015

A Sacramento family says it was the victim of a hate crime while on a camping trip in Nevada County. After they... fb.me/2G8yYe4M9

Sep 02, 2015

CHP officer I spoke with says woman & two kids inside SUV lucky to be alive, credits good Samaritans w/ rescue @FOX40 pic.twitter.com/V9pLxoNmlq

Sep 02, 2015

CHP confirms car with just the driver in it was a rental car. Other SUV was owned by family of 4 inside. pic.twitter.com/URXlNMqodI

Sep 02, 2015

SUV was pulling trailer w/ 3rd car. Both drivers did not survive, 3 passengers did, now at UC Davis medical Center pic.twitter.com/5ZSzRcA5KC

Sep 02, 2015

CHP says this was a head-on collision around a curve. Car hit SUV pulling a trailer. Both drivers killed pic.twitter.com/t9O7oH1JnX

Sep 02, 2015

CHP says adult & 2 kids were in one of the vehicles, & were rescued by passerby drivers. Drivers of 2 cars involved passed away.

Sep 02, 2015

CHP now telling us there are multiple fatalities in this accident. It doesn't sound good.


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