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  • John McCracken dies at 76; contemporary artist made geometric sculptures

    John McCracken dies at 76; contemporary artist made geometric sculptures
    John McCracken, an artist whose fusion of painting with geometric sculpture in the mid-1960s came to embody an aesthetic distinctive to postwar Los Angeles, died Friday in New York. He was 76. McCracken had lived in Santa Fe, N.M., since 1994 and,...
  • Mario Obledo dies at 78; California secretary of health and welfare, Latino civil rights leader

    Mario Obledo dies at 78; California secretary of health and welfare, Latino civil rights leader
    Mario Obledo, who grew up on welfare and later ran the California agency that administered it when he became the state's highest-ranking Mexican American official, died Wednesday in Sacramento. He was 78. The cause was a heart attack, said his wife, Keda...
  • Fresno Bishop John Steinbock dies at 73

    Fresno Bishop John Steinbock dies at 73
    John Steinbock, the Roman Catholic bishop of Fresno who presided over a period of tremendous growth in his Central Valley diocese and was known as a strong administrator, a down-to-earth cleric and a hole-in-one golfer, died Sunday of lung cancer. He...
  • John J. Ward dies at 90; L.A. bishop participated in Second Vatican Council

    John J. Ward dies at 90; L.A. bishop participated in Second Vatican Council
    Roman Catholic Bishop John J. Ward of Los Angeles, who had been one of three surviving American bishops who participated in the groundbreaking Second Vatican Council in the early 1960s, died Sunday in Culver City. He was 90. Ward died of complications...
  • Virginia Knight dies at 92; former first lady of California

    Virginia Knight dies at 92; former first lady of California
    Virginia Knight, a former first lady of California who moved into the governor's mansion in 1954 as the bride of Goodwin Knight and was an early proponent of turning the residence into a museum, has died. She was 92. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD:...
  • Marvin Levin dies at 76; Sacramento developer helped expose Capitol corruption

    Marvin Levin dies at 76; Sacramento developer helped expose Capitol corruption
    Marvin Levin, a Sacramento developer who alerted the FBI to corruption in the California Legislature in the 1980s and played a pivotal role in the ensuing sting operation, has died. He was 76. Levin, who had been in declining health for a decade, died...
  • Laker Matt Barnes Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges

    Laker Matt Barnes Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges
    SACRAMENTO -- Newly-signed Laker Matt Barnes was arrested Wednesday afternoon in Sacramento on felony domestic violence charges. Sacramento sheriff's deputies responded to an incomplete 911 call around 4:16 p.m. from a residence in the 8100 block of...
  • State takes on teacher evaluation

    SACRAMENTO -- The state Board of Education took up the controversial issue of teacher evaluations Wednesday, unanimously voting to create an online database to share information about local, state and national efforts to measure educators' effectiveness....
  • Parents have the right to know

    SACRAMENTO -- Grading teachers based on how much their students learn should be a no-brainer. In fact, state law for more than three decades has required that pupil progress be one of the factors in evaluating teachers. But, as it turns out, when...
  • Jenny Oropeza dies at 53; state senator from Long Beach

    Jenny Oropeza dies at 53; state senator from Long Beach
    Jenny Oropeza, a Democratic state senator whose battle with cancer five years ago drove her to sponsor laws protecting public health and the environment, died Wednesday evening at a hospital in her hometown of Long Beach. She was 53. Oropeza had been...
  • Maloofs Decide to Stay, But Arena Must Get Built

    Maloofs Decide to Stay, But Arena Must Get Built
    The Maloofs have decided to stay in Sacramento for the 2011-12 season. George Maloof made a point of telling FOX40’s Jim Crandell that this decision to stay will be a one year thing unless the city of Sacramento makes serious plans to build a...