Sacramento State grad, victim of Oakland warehouse fire, was budding star in psychology

A Sacramento State graduate died in the devastating Oakland warehouse fire, a family member said Wednesday. Jennifer Mendiola, 35, a Sacramento State graduate who was attending UC Merced, was identified as one of the 36 victims of the fire last Friday night, said her sister-in-law, Anna Mendiola. A former professor called her a rising star who had published articles in prestigious medical journals.

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Here's how fast a Christmas tree can go up in flames and torch a home

The Sacramento Fire Department conducted a demonstration on how fast a dry Christmas tree can turn into a torch inside home. The video illustrates how important it is to keep a tree watered and away from heat sources such as a space heater. Firefighters ignited the tree Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, in a simulated living room. Also, fire officials said, make sure smoke detectors are working.
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Here's how fast a Christmas tree can go up in flames and torch a home 0:49

Here's how fast a Christmas tree can go up in flames and torch a home

Oakdale runs wild into CIF regional bowl against Sutter 1:21

Oakdale runs wild into CIF regional bowl against Sutter

Manteca defense will be challenged by Menlo-Atherton RB Jordan Mims 2:14

Manteca defense will be challenged by Menlo-Atherton RB Jordan Mims

SFW: Playoff predictions, NorCal championships 5:35

SFW: Playoff predictions, NorCal championships