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PHOTOS: Fire injures Rancho Cordova couple, kills 2 dogs

RANCHO CORDOVA, CA. - A Rancho Cordova couple sustained moderate to serious injuries when their home was destroyed by a fire Saturday around 1:30 a.m.

Sacramento Metro Fire Assistant Chief Dale Turner said both of the residents at 2525 Queenwood Dr., who are in their 60s, were able to escape the house.

SLIDESHOW: Crews fight fire at Rancho Cordova home

"The female was able to self-extricate out of the house and the male was assisted by a neighbor and a law enforcement officer," Turner said.

Both victims were transported to UC Davis Medical Center to be treated for smoke inhalation.

The couple's two dogs were later found dead.

Turner said one firefighter was also injured when debris got into his eye. He is expected to make a full recovery.

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Firefighters extinguish Rancho Cordova RV fire

RANCHO CORDOVA, CA - Sacramento Metro firefighters extinguished a RV fire at 10665 Chardonay Saturday around 5:53 a.m.

When crews arrived on scene, the RV was fully engulfed in flames, plus nearby bushes were also on fire, said Assist. Chief Scott Cockrum.

Investigators said the fire was accidental and most likely related to poor vehicle maintenance.

Cockrum said no injuries were reported.

Service Day Benefits Local Schools this Saturday

Service Day Benefits Local Schools this Saturday

California’s public schools have been hit hard with budget cuts.  In responds to this and as part of the “Mormon Helping Hands” effort , approximately 500 local members will gather at three Sacramento schools to renew and beautify them this Saturday from 9:00 a.m.

Public's help sought to identify suspect

Public's help sought to identify suspect

The Rancho Cordova Police Department is searching for the suspect in these pictures. He is wanted for committing a residential burglary on April 7, 2011.

In these photographs, captured on a surveillance camera, the suspect is using a credit card stolen from the victim. The suspect was wearing designer jeans, a blue jacket with the number ‘9’ on back and white stripes down each arm, a black and green T-shirt and a tan cap.

The suspect is believed to be between 16 and 21 years of age, approximately 6’ to 6’2" tall, and about 160 pounds. He may be of Eastern European or Hispanic descent.

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National Study Showing Increase in Cosmetic Surgery for Men Reflected in Sacramento Patients

Statistics just released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons show that cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in men increased in 2010 compared to 2009.

Individual male surgical procedures that showed significant increase included:

Facelifts for men rose 14 percent in 2010, while male liposuction increased 7 percent.

In total, men underwent more than 1.1 million cosmetic procedures in 2010, both minimally invasive and surgical. Also, according to the ASPS, the majority of men’s top 10 fastest growing procedures are surgical, bucking the previous trend in the growth of minimally invasive treatments.


Special Edition Keepin' it Social: Blog U Event

Special Edition Keepin' it Social: Blog U Event

Love for people, that’s the big secret behind launching and maintaining a successful blog.

Alejandro Reyes, a Sacramento Social Media guru, was at News10 Tuesday night teaching a blogging seminar.

“I firmly believe that everyone has a voice and an audience for that voice to be heard,” Alejandro said. “Blogs are a way for every person to have a voice.”

Blogging 101 was aimed at helping new bloggers and people interested in starting a blog.

Using Facebook to help find missing pets?

Using Facebook to help find missing pets?

I am not well versed in using social media networking, but I’m learning. After an eye opening class at News 10 about Blogging last night, I have a long way to go.

I’m called out on a search and discover the first step these people took was to create a facebook page for their missing pet. I used to think that was so odd, but really, now maybe it is reasonable and works? Read more

Comedy Under the Stars

Comedy Under the Stars

Come to the Cordova Recreation and Park District's Comedy Under the Stars, and laugh your way into the weekend!

This show features comedian Rob Little, one of the hottest comedy acts in the business.  He has headlined clubs and colleges all over the country, appeared in national television commercials and on such shows as Comedy Central’s “Distraction,” Fox News and SiTV's “Latino Laugh Festival.  This event will be held at the Village Green Ampitheater, 3141 Bridgeway Drive, Rancho Cordova, on May 7 starting at 8:00 pm. 

A sketch comedy player on the Fox Sports Net Show, and “Last Call with Carson Daly,” Little uses his training from the world famous Second City Comedy Club to create routines that are inventive, funny, spontaneous, and completely unique.  This show is intended for adult audiences only.  Food and beverages will be available for purchase.  Tickets are

Keep your social calendar busy with News10’s MYNE new events section!

Keep your social calendar busy with News10’s MYNE new events section!

Looking for something fun to do this weekend?  Check out on the new events guide at the top of the page. 

We’ve taken all the work out of finding out what’s happening in your neighborhood.  Just click your neighborhood and you have everything at your fingertips!

Looking for something to do with your kids?  We have a family friendly activities section. Interested in art?  We have exhibit listings. Want to explore a different part of the city?  Click the neighborhood and we can show you what’s happening.

Planning your weekend has never been easier!


Celebrate Easter Weekend!

Celebrate Easter Weekend!

Want to know what's happening this Easter weekend?  News10 is the place to find out.  Check out our Easter Event page.