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Creepy Clowns Threaten Sacramento Schools

Pranksters using creepy clown images posted a slew of death threats against students throughout Northern California over Instagram on Tuesday, prompting schools to increase their police presence.

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Sacramento Politicians Abuse Ballot Measure Committees for Cash

California legislators have found a way around pesky limits on political contributions to their own campaigns with the golden goose of loosely-controlled, and not closely monitored, candidate-controlled ballot measure committees, the San Jose Mercury News reports.

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Tax Breaks For Olympic Medalists? No Thanks!

Last week Democrats in the State Capitol killed a bill by conservative Assemblyman Brian Jones (R-Santee) that would have exempted Olympic medal winners from paying state taxes on their winnings.

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Exclusive — Officer: Left-Wing Extremists Started Sacramento Riot

A California law enforcement officer speaking exclusively to Breitbart News on condition of anonymity said that the group of 30 permitted demonstrators from the extremist Traditionalist Workers Party were physically attacked Sunday in Sacramento by a group of about 400 protesters organized by a group called By Any Means Necessary (BAMN).

Charles Munger Jr. (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Sacramento Democrats Target Munger Transparency Measure

Bay Area billionaire and moderate Republican mega-donor Charles Munger, Jr. has proposed a transparency measure, the California Legislative Transparency Act, likely to qualify for the ballot this November. However, Democrats in Sacramento may try to stop it first.

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Pro-Trump Youth Take On Communists, Mexican Flags in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO — Large numbers of pro-Donald Trump for President youth exiting a campaign rally in Sacramento on Wednesday evening clashed with a small group of anti-Trump protesters that had been trying their hardest to intimidate rallygoers streaming toward the venue.

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‘America Was Never Great!!!’ Protesters Greet Trump in Sacramento

Presumptive Republican nominee Donald J. Trump was greeted by several dozen demonstrators outside the Sacramento International Jet Center on Wednesday evening, where he was due to speak. “America Was Never Great!!!” read one sign. Others shouted “Shame on you!” at attendees.

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Clinton Cash: Bill Heads to Sacramento to Collect for Hillary

Former President Bill Clinton is set to continue a fundraising jaunt though California on Monday, during which he will rally with state labor leaders and attend a series of pricey fundraisers to collect cash for his wife Hillary’s presidential campaign at scheduled stops in the Central Valley and in Sacramento.

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Pro-Life Activists Demand California’s Kamala Harris Resign

National pro-life activists held a demonstration in Sacramento on Wednesday calling California Attorney General Kamala Harris to resign, after her deputies raided the apartment of undercover journalist David Daleiden last week.

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Message in a Bottle Arrives 28 Years Later

A little boy and his mother discovered a 28-year-old message in a New York Seltzer bottle along a beach in Fort Bragg, California on New Years Eve. Now, Heather Baird and her son Ryder Goggin, 5, are searching for the person who wrote that message.

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Kristin Olsen’s Vote For Higher Taxes Gets Her Nowhere

Recently, the Los Angeles Times exposed that special interest groups representing certain “business” interests in Sacramento have put serious pressure on the California Republican Party not to fund the potential candidacy of Assembly Republican Leader Kristin Olsen in a bid against incumbent State Senator Kathleen Galgiani, a Democrat.

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Five CA Mayors Urge Welcome of Refugees

Mayors from five California cities on Friday signed a letter urging Congress not to reject vetted refugees, including those from Syria, that seek to come to the United States.

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California Lawmakers Head to Maui with Lobbyists

Twenty California lawmakers will be attending an annual conference at a resort in Maui that is paid for by representatives of special interest groups that lobby the state legislature.

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Sacramento Nixes Ban on Smelly Riders on Public Transport

The Sacramento Regional Transit Board of Directors instituted new rules on Monday aimed at cleaning up the city’s public transportation and improving service for riders — but riders with smelly body odor can keep their seats, for now.

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City Attorneys Advise Kevin Johnson Not to Hug People

Despite the fact that a law firm investigating a sexual harassment claim against Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson found it unsubstantiated, the same law firm wrote a memo to the city attorney warning Johnson should “be advised as to how his actions (i.e. hugging and being flirty) are being perceived by some city employees,” and that he should “refrain from hugging or touching anyone in the workplace or at city-related events.”

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Alleged Sexual Assault Victim of Kevin Johnson Speaks Out

The girl who may have been the first in a series of alleged sexual assaults perpetrated by Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is finally going public with her story, 19 years after Johnson allegedly molested her when she was 15 years old.

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Black Lives Matter, CAIR ‘Shut Down’ Jerry Brown’s Office

Occupiers from Black Lives Matter and the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) descended upon California’s capitol Wednesday by the hundreds, demanding state legislators pass a new bill on racial profiling, and calling on Governor Jerry Brown to sign it.

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Climate Change Profs Aim to Convert Skeptics

On Monday, at the California Climate Change Symposium in Sacramento, the usual academic suspects from California’s universities argued that global warming represents an imminent threat to Man.

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DMV Employees Busted in Truck License Scandal

Several DMV employees in Salinas and Sacramento have been arrested, along with three trucking school operators, for allegedly using bribes to help up to 100 commercial truck drivers to obtain Class A commercial drivers’ licenses illegally.

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State of ‘Jefferson’ Picks up Support in NorCal

SACRAMENTO, California — Hundreds of Northern Californians packed the El Dorado County Supervisor’s chambers in Placerville on Tuesday afternoon to petition in support of what would be America’s 51st state, “Jefferson.”

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Man Impales Himself While Trespassing in Gated Area

On Sunday morning, a man trespassing at a gated apartment complex in Sacramento impaled his leg on the point of a wrought iron fence as he attempted to hop over it, according to News10 Sacramento.

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‘Skinny Jeans’ Hate Crime Suspect Surrenders to Police

Timothy Brownell, 25, who is accused of accosting three Sacramento-area musicians wearing skinny jeans and stabbing them with his knife while screaming homophobic slurs on Sunday, turned himself in to police Tuesday night.