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Cosumnes Fire: Work Continues on Cutting Long Hospital Waits

ELK GROVE, CA (MPG) - Cosumnes Fire Department officials on May 15 provided an update on the time its ambulance crews spend waiting for hospitals to accept patients.

Car tracking can enable domestic abuse. Why turning it off is easier said than done

Having a restraining order against your former partner and a judge granting you possession of a family car should be enough to get a car manufacturer to turn off location tracking, right? 

Are California police missing domestic violence murders? New bill would let families review cases

In 2011, investigators found her hanging from a bath robe’s belt inside a closet. The Solano County Cororner’s Office declared her death a suicide.

Elk Grove zoo construction could be sped up by proposed California Senate Bill

ELK GROVE, Calif. — California State Senator Angelique Ashby was a Sacramento City Councilmember in Natomas when the city's zoo began planning its move to Elk Grove.


Celebrity and youth advocate Paris Hilton joined California lawmakers on Monday in favor of a bipartisan bill that aims to protect youth placed in treatment facilities licensed by the state.

Paris Hilton is the latest celebrity with a bill

It was a somber, and at times tearful, gathering today as legislators and advocates promoted a bill to hold behavioral treatment centers for teens more accountable.

Fairytale Town to build welcome center, set to open in 2024

FOX40.COM) — A new welcome center is under construction at Fairytale Town with an opening date set for April 2024. 

Rising Stars: Cassidy Denny, Legislative Director for Sen. Angelique Ashby

As the Legislative Director to Senator Angelique Ashby (D-Sacramento), Cassidy Denny has achieved a career that she could only dream of just five years ago.

New California Law Makes It Possible For Foster Youth To Attend College For Free

Foster youth in California will now be able to attend college free of charge thanks to new legislation. The legislation, SB 307, which was introduced by Senators Angelique V. Ashby and Mike, McGuire was signed into the state budget on July 10.