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Did you see the ring around the sun?

Did you see the ring around the sun?

If you were outside today, you may have noticed a giant ring around the sun. That ring is actually the reflection of ice crystals from high cirrus clouds, according to EarthSky.org

The ring was seen all over the area by News10 viewers, including Roseville and Stockton. Did you get a chance to see it?

Dave McDonald at Add Performance Auto Care in Gold River Solves Mystery

Dave McDonald at Add Performance Auto Care in Gold River Solves Mystery

Dave McDonald isn't afraid of ghosts, which was fortunate for me when my car's electrical system suddenly zapped out after I went through the haunted restaurant tour at Woodbridge Crossing in Lodi on Thursday. News10 contributing bloggers enjoyed a delicious lunch at Woodbridge Crossing and were then enticed by ghost stories about the haunting of the restaurant's basement, which long ago was the local jail.

Sacramento's Haunted Hot Spots

Sacramento's Haunted Hot Spots

California's capital is home to a large number of haunted hot spots.  What's surprising are some of the locations you'll see on this list.  In addition to the expected spooky houses, cemeteries, and theaters, you'll find rivers, beaches, and even a Burger King.

At the end of the list is a link to an interactive map you can use to see most of the spots listed below (homes are omitted for homeowner privacy) with a description of their paranormal occurrences.

Sit back, grab a snack and enjoy discovering a litle more about Sacramento and the surrounding area's afterlife.

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Burger King on Florin Rd.- A gunman walked in during a busy lunch hour and shot the store manager and turned the gun on himself. It is believed that on certain late night shifts the people working can hear gunshots and screams as if the event is being reenacted by the spirits involved.

The Jerusalem Cricket is scary looking but harmless

The Jerusalem Cricket is scary looking but harmless

The large (up to 2 inches in length), fierce-looking Jerusalem Cricket is a member of the Stenopelmatidae family.  It is commonly called a “potato bug,” in spite of the fact that it doesn’t prefer potatoes and is not a true bug.  The Native Americans called it Who-tzi-Neh or “Old Bald Man.”  Southwestern Indian tribes once called it, “child of the desert” and regarded it with fear. In Mexico it is sometimes referred to as, ”Niña de la Tierra,” translated, “Child of the Earth,” because of the almost child-like appearance of its relatively large, roundish head.

Occurring only on the North American continent, west of the Rocky Mountains from British Columbia to Mexico, the Jerusalem Cricket, Stenopelmatus fuscus, is a mostly subterranean insect that is only occasionally seen when it ventures above ground after dark, when cool, moist conditions prevail, or when the ground is being tilled for planting.  It is not poisonous but its l