| Jun 25, 2009
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Legislature are down to two options: Compromise or watch in embarrassment as the great state of California issues IOUs. Also known as scrip.
Not every Capitol politician would be embarrassed, of course. And that's one...
| Apr 5, 2007
The L.A. Times recently ran a front page story on California's treatment-instead-of-incarceration law, Proposition 36, calling into question whether that program has been successful enough. It is certainly a success: Data show that Prop. 36 has...
| Sep 9, 2007
The future of what was once called Martin Luther King Jr.-Drew Medical Center is again under debate. What cannot be denied is the failure of its most recent iteration, known as King-Harbor Hospital, nor the vacuum its closure has created in the...
| Nov 16, 2009
Fireplace restrictions began on November first in some Northern California counties. But they vary widely.
In Sacramento County, Monday was a "Stage Two - All Burning Prohibited" day according to the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management...
| Nov 17, 2009
Years ago, pundits and pols began redrawing the California political map with an east-west divide, erasing the historic north-south split. Now they can partition it north-south again, at least in mapping the reignited water war.
In voting patterns and...
| Dec 2, 2009
A 23-year-old man accused of running over a Downtown Sacramento security guard was released on bail Wednesday afternoon, and his friends say they could not be happier to hear the news.
Michael "Mykel" Weisz has spent the past two months calling the...
| Dec 3, 2009
manhunt for a teenager accused of fatally shooting two people at a birthday party in Galt has prompted the lockdown of a local high school.
Authorities with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department and the FBI were searching along Old Placerville Road,...
| Dec 8, 2009
The Sacramento Sheriff's Department has arrested a man on seven felony counts of lewd acts with a child.
Adam Michael Flynn, 37, was booked into Sacramento County Jail Tuesday afternoon on four counts of lewd acts with a child and three additional counts...
| Dec 9, 2009
A church deacon is in custody after authorities say he allegedly molested a child during an in-home bible study session.
Robert Lindsay Cowan, 65, was arrested by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department Wednesday afternoon on five counts of "lewd acts...
| Jun 10, 2009
The undersecretary who oversees California parolees and adult and juvenile prisons has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving while in a state vehicle.
The California Highway Patrol stopped 47-year-old Scott Kernan for speeding shortly after 8 p....
| Jun 10, 2009
| 9:36 PM
SACRAMENTO -- The undersecretary who oversees California parolees and adult and juvenile prisons was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving while in a state vehicle.
Scott Kernan, 47, was stopped by the California Highway Patrol for speeding just after 8...