| 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,...
| Mar 3, 2010
| 2:30 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Republican state senator from Bakersfield has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving near the state Capitol.
California Highway Patrol Lt. Jay Bart says Sen. Roy Ashburn was spotted driving erratically about 2:10 a.m. Wednesday in...
| Mar 8, 2010
| 10:33 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Republican state Sen. Roy Ashburn said Monday he is gay, ending days of speculation that began after his arrest last week for investigation of DUI after leaving a gay bar.
Ashburn, who consistently voted against gay rights measures during...
| Feb 20, 2010
Authorities say a Sacramento County man beat his 83-year-old bedridden mother with a sword.
Police arrested 52-year-old Stanley Mumby Saturday morning, after receiving a complaint from a neighbor.
Authorities said the mother's injuries weren't life-...
| Feb 23, 2010
California's aging roadways are especially vulnerable to potholes. The holes occur when water seeps under the pavement, saturating the soil underneath, making portions of roadway vulnerable to sinking under the weight of cars.
Tire stores are busy this...
| Feb 12, 2010
Citrus Heights Police say the body of an individual found in a Sacramento County park is that a 17-year-old female reported missing early Friday morning.
Around 1:30am Friday, police say they received a phone call from a concerned parent reporting...
| Feb 2, 2010
A state program enacted to save a few dollars has led to the release of several hundred inmates from Sacramento County.
The Sacramento Bee reports up to 500 inmates may be released by Sacramento County at the end of this week due to a new state law...
| Feb 4, 2010
Mark Fulton is one of many fans of the Toyota Prius, despite the recent concerns over a braking malfunction in the 2010 models. He owns one of the 1.2 million Toyota Prius's sold in the U.S. since 2001. Fulton has four children and he says it's always...