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Defective Air Bags Require Immediate Action

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urges owners of certain Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, and General Motors vehicles to act immediately on recall notices to replace defective Takata-manufactured airbags. One death in California has been linked to defective air bags, according to an attorney for the man who died in September, 2013.

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Memorial Service For Airtanker Pilot

SAN JOSE – Firefighters will gather together to pay their respects to Airtanker Pilot Geoffrey “Craig” Hunt, who paid the ultimate sacrifice with his life while fighting the Dog Rock Fire near El Portal, Calif. A celebration of Craig’s life, with full Line of Duty Death fire service honors, will take place Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 10 a.m. On Oct. ...

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Autumnal Equinox

Long ago, our ancestors relied on the skies above them and shadows on the land to mark the passage of time, using elements of nature as both their clock and calendar. Even now, as the golden Sierra light deepens in the late afternoon, we are able to watch the location of sunset and sunrise, and note the length of day ...

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Special Spring Tours At Hearst Castle

CALIFORNIA — Historic and beautiful Hearst Castle is now offering new tours for a limited time, so interested visitors may want to book a trip now. Along with six tours already available, two have been added specifically for the spring season: a guided tour of the gardens, as well as a semi-private, special focus tour entitled “Hearst and Hollywood.” The ...

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Deadline Approaching To Register To Vote

CALIFORNIA – With the June 3 primary election fast approaching, so is the deadline to register to vote. May 19 is the last day residents can register to vote in the upcoming election. Registration can be done online or residents can pick up a paper voter registration application at your county elections office, library, Department of Motor Vehicles offices or ...

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CHP Invites Women To Join Their Ranks

CALIFORNIA – The California Highway Patrol is looking for a few good women, and will be hosting a “Women in Law Enforcement” seminar to reach out to those who are interested in “diversity, challenges and opportunities.” The CHP Central Division Recruitment Unit invites interested women to attend a seminar to learn how to become a part of their professional organization.

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Stop The Number One Killer Of Teens

SACRAMENTO – After spending years protecting your children from all sorts of dangers on the road and off, you now face the prospect of handing them the keys to the family car. It’s time for them to learn how to drive. Are you prepared? The CHP wants to help you mold your young adult into a safe and capable driver.

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Cal Fire Director Honors Command Center Personnel

CALIFORNIA – In honor of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, Cal Fire Director Ken Pimlott is taking this opportunity to thank all of the personnel at Cal Fire’s 21 Emergency Command Centers (ECC), Northern and Southern Operation Centers and the Sacramento Command Center for their continued efforts to preserve the public’s safety.

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Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries

SACRAMENTO – With Daylight Saving Time beginning on Sunday. Mar. 9, Cal Fire officials are reminding all Californians to ensure they have working smoke alarms in their homes. Studies have shown that most homes have smoke alarms, however nearly two-thirds of home fire deaths result from fires in homes with no working smoke alarms.

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