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Local Note to God app creator comes out of coma

CARMICHAEL, CA - A Del Campos High School senior in a coma since March 13 when he was hit by a car has awakened.

Mercy San Juan Medical Center spokeswoman Melissa Jue confirmed 18-year-old Allen Wright began responding Tuesday.

Nuclear reactor active in Sacramento County

SACRAMENTO - A small reactor, once used to check corrosion in the wings of F-111 fighter jets, is now being used for everything from making medical isotopes to training future nuclear technicians. SLIDESHOW: Inside the reactor

"We make iodine-125, which is used to treat prostate cancer," said McClellan Nuclear Research Center Director Barry Klein, Ph.D, as he sat in the control room of the TRIGA training reactor.

First operational in 1990, the former Air Force reactor was used the first 10 years for focused neutron beams to check for wing damage.

In 2000, after McClellan Air Force Base closed, the reactor was taken over by UC Davis at what had become the McClellan Business Park.

Citrus Heights teen in critical condition after hit and run

CITRUS HEIGHTS, CA - The family of a Del Campo High School senior calls it a miracle that he was even found after being hit by a vehicle walking home early Sunday morning.

"We ask everyone for prayers, because Allen really needs them right now," Wright's God-aunt, Debbie Lee, said. "To see him lying in a hospital bed, with a respirator, in a coma, it's just wrong."

Josh Hart, who is the brother-in-law of 18-year-old Allen Wright, said the teen had left a friend's house a little after midnight to walk home. His cousin was to meet him halfway.

Allen was talking on his cell phone to Nick, the friend, when Nick said he heard Allen say "Oh, s___!" and then the sound of cars going by. Nick said he stayed on the phone about four minutes not hearing anything else from Allen, just the sounds of traffic.

NorCal Hoops Finals set, scores from girls and boys basketball semis

SACRAMENTO, CA - The journey for the California Interscholastic Federation State Championship came to an end in Division I and Division III for the (2) Sheldon Huskies and the (1) Sacramento Dragons in the boys bracket respectively, on Saturday night. 

The St. Mary's Rams and the Del Oro Golden Eagles advanced in the Division II girls bracket and will meet once again, in the Northern California Finals on Saturday, March 19 at Power Balance Pavilion.  Both teams faced-off in the Sac-Joaquin Section, where St. Mary's defeated Del Oro 70-65 a week ago on March 5.


(2) De La Salle (Concord) def. (3) Sheldon 47-45

(1) Castro Valley def. (4) Oakland 63-60

Saturday, Mar. 19 - 8:00 p.m. at Power Balance Pavilion

Boys D-II NorCal Semfinals: (10) Woodcreek 58, (6) Antelope 39

ANTELOPE, CA - The (10) Woodcreek Timberwolves' streak of upsets continued on Saturday night, as they knock-off the (6) Antelope Titans 58-39, in the boys Division II Northern California Regional Semifinals, earning them a trip to the Finals.

After a one-point win over (7) St. Francis (Mountain View) on Tuesday, Coach Paul Hayes' Timberwolves (29-5) went on to upset (2) Montgomery, and then Antelope on Saturday night.

Senior forward John Peska led Woodcreek with 24 points in the voctory over the Titans, earning the Timberwolves a trip to the Regional Finals, where they will face top-seeded Archbishop Mitty (), out of San Jose.

The Boys Division II Regional Finals will take place next Saturday, March 19 at 4:00pm at Sacramento's Power Balance Pavilion.

By Sean Cunningham, SCunningham@News10.net
Twitter:  @News10Sean

Boys D-II NorCals: Antelope 68, Northgate 62

Boys D-II NorCals: Antelope 68, Northgate 62

ANTELOPE, CA - In their first trip to the CIF Northern California boys basketball tournament, the Antelope Titans defeated Northgate 68-62 in the first round of the NorCals Tuesday night.

The Titants (26-5) will travel north to face third seeded Chico (27-1) who has lost only one game this season.  Tip off is at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday.

Who's Hiring: SunEdison

McClellan, Calif. - SunEdison, North America's largest solar energy services provider wants to find a full-time construction worker for its McClellan location.

Ideal candidates should have a four year degree and at least five years of experience.

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