Linnea Lomax search turns up as-yet-unidentified remains along the American River

The search for missing 19-year-old Linnea Lomax uncovered human remains near the shore of the American River Friday morning, according to a press release. The remains discovered by volunteers have not been identified, and the Sacramento Police Department is currently conducting investigations, the release stated. Lomax disappeared June 26 from an outpatient clinic near the 800 block of Howe Ave. Since then, searchers have continued to comb the area. The search has continually expanded, with searchers recently searching in the Placerville area. Family members plan to hold a press conference sometime within the next 24 hours to discuss more details. Lomax is described as a 5-foot-2-inch, 100-pound woman with long curly blonde hair. A $10,000 reward is being offered to anyone who provides information that directly leads to the safe return of Linnea Lomax to her family or to the custody of law enforcement. Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to call the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department at (530) 621-6600 or the family tip line at (916) 905-HELP. Tips can also be emailed to tips@helpfindlinnea.org. Keep up to date with stories you might have missed by signing up for our weekly News Digest newsletter.

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Confused Demonstartors

Sacramento, CA Friday, May 1, 2009 Several Sacramento Police officers formed a blockade at the front entrance of the Five Fifty Five building on Capitol Mall today as demonstrators gathered to let their voice be heard by Bank of America officials. The downtown branch of Bank of America is located on the ground floor of the Five Fifty Five building. Bank personnel guarded the back ally entrance to be sure that those entering were there for bank business and not part of the demonstration. At this location the demonstrators were voicing their opinion of alleged misuse of bailout funds handed to the banks, and calling for the CEO of BofA to step down. When we attempted to question bank officials, we were met across the board with “no comment”. Demonstrators dispersed peacefully and continued marching down Capitol Mall under police escort to the sidewalk in front of the Capital on the West side. We took this opportunity to talk with demonstrators. As we inquired as to the purpose of their demonstration, there seemed to be a bit of confusion; it seamed each demonstrator we talked with had a different mission for being there. We did finally discover that the main purpose of the protest was for laborers’ rights and that these protest were taking place in several locations throughout California. We caught up with Albert […]

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Linnea Lomax search turns up as-yet-unidentified remains along the American River

The search for missing 19-year-old Linnea Lomax uncovered human remains near the shore of the American River Friday morning, according to a press release. The remains discovered by volunteers have not been identified, and the Sacramento Police Department is currently conducting investigations, the release stated. Lomax disappeared June 26 from an outpatient clinic near the 800 block of Howe Ave. Since then, searchers have continued to comb the area. The search has continually expanded, with searchers recently searching in the Placerville area. Family members plan to hold a press conference sometime within the next 24 hours to discuss more details. Lomax is described as a 5-foot-2-inch, 100-pound woman with long curly blonde hair. A $10,000 reward is being offered to anyone who provides information that directly leads to the safe return of Linnea Lomax to her family or to the custody of law enforcement. Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to call the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department at (530) 621-6600 or the family tip line at (916) 905-HELP. Tips can also be emailed to tips@helpfindlinnea.org. Keep up to date with stories you might have missed by signing up for our weekly News Digest newsletter.

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Confused Demonstartors

Sacramento, CA Friday, May 1, 2009 Several Sacramento Police officers formed a blockade at the front entrance of the Five Fifty Five building on Capitol Mall today as demonstrators gathered to let their voice be heard by Bank of America officials. The downtown branch of Bank of America is located on the ground floor of the Five Fifty Five building. Bank personnel guarded the back ally entrance to be sure that those entering were there for bank business and not part of the demonstration. At this location the demonstrators were voicing their opinion of alleged misuse of bailout funds handed to the banks, and calling for the CEO of BofA to step down. When we attempted to question bank officials, we were met across the board with “no comment”. Demonstrators dispersed peacefully and continued marching down Capitol Mall under police escort to the sidewalk in front of the Capital on the West side. We took this opportunity to talk with demonstrators. As we inquired as to the purpose of their demonstration, there seemed to be a bit of confusion; it seamed each demonstrator we talked with had a different mission for being there. We did finally discover that the main purpose of the protest was for laborers’ rights and that these protest were taking place in several locations throughout California. We caught up with Albert […]

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