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1 hr ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento
THAT WAS CHRISTINA REPORTING. IN SACRAMENTO THIS MORNING, FAMILY AND FRIENDS CONTINUE THE SEARCH FOR A HIGH SCHOOL COACH MISSING FOR THREE DAYS NOW.
5 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Larado Romo of Anti-Mortem from Oklahoma sings from the barricade over the audience at the Aftershock festival, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Discovery Park.
10 hrs ago | CBS Local
For the swirling flock of migrating shorebirds banking to a landing in California's Central Valley, a recently flooded rice field is providing a new kind of triage station during a drought that's drastically reducing places where they can rest on their long journeys. The new arrivals to the field - hundreds of them - are dowichers, says conservationist Greg Gulot, standing on a dirt berm and focusing his binoculars to identify a wading bird that is one of the first to fly south in an annual migration that brings 350 species to California's Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys.
14 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
A wildfire in Northern California destroyed two homes while a much larger blaze proved stubborn amid high temperatures and dry brush in Southern California. The Northern California blaze broke out shortly after 2 p.m. in the Sierra Nevada foothills about halfway between Sacramento and Reno and grew to 250 acres, destroying two homes and three outbuildings, said Daniel Berlant, spokesman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
A man drove into the railroad in Old Sacramento, stalling weekend excursion train services for a few hours Saturday morning. "I asked, 'Well, what's this guy doing?'" Collins said.
New signs point to California's economic recovery, specifically in West Sacramento where homes are selling much faster and at higher prices these days due to increased demand. Aubrey Gonzalez and Paolo Gonzalez purchased their townhouse in The Park Moderns in January when 1,500 square-foot units sold for $385,000.
Temperatures are forecast to hit 100 degrees this afternoon, but the heat did not seem to be affecting early attendance at the festival. Rock band Weezer headlines Saturday slate of 23 bands presented on three stages.
Due to high demand for its educational programs, the tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain, a regular visitor to Old Sacramento in the fall, will arrive nearly one month earlier than usual. A growing number of bookings by Sacramento-area public and private schools led to a decision to bring the tall ship to Sacramento in mid-September, rather than the usual mid-October date.
Rachel Clarke, artist and professor of new media art in the art department at Sacramento State, looks at a virtual piece of artwork by Rebecca Krinke called "Known", on 17th Street near Broadway. The art project is part Broadway Augmented, where 16 locations along Broadway will have virtual artwork only visible through the Broadway Augmented app on smart phones.
But organizers of the California State Home and Garden show, which opened Friday at the Sacramento Convention Center, said they have added a new emphasis this year on helping homeowners deal with the drought. "Our emphasis on the landscaping side has changed 100 percent," said show producer Sherry Larsen.
In this July 15, 2014 file photo Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper talks to reporters next to boxes of petitions for a ballot initiative that would ask voters to split California into six separate states, before turning them into the Sacramento County Registrar of Voters, in Sacramento, Calif. The secretary of state's office reported Friday, Sept.
The Bee has learned that Sacramento based actor, playwright, and comedian Jack Gallagher suffered a concussion in a bicycle accident on Labor Day. The Bee was unable to learn the status of the automobile driver or any occupants and other details of the collision.
Caltrans officials are warning drivers to expect traffic slow-downs and perhaps extended backups on Highway 50 in Sacramento and West Sacramento this weekend due to construction-related lane closures. Lanes also will be closed at night this weekend and early next week on Interstate 5 south of Sacramento to allow for removal of an old overpass.
A judge today sentenced Bryan David Denton to life in prison with no chance of parole for the May 19, 2012, robbery murder of Stephen Sieck in the Selby Ranch apartment complex off of Watt Avenue near the American River. Sacramento Superior Court Judge Raoul M. Thorbourne added 16 years to Denton's term for coming back the day after the stabbing death and setting the 60-year-old Sieck's body on fire.
California voter support for the death penalty has dipped to its lowest level in more than four decades -- potential fodder for foes of capital punishment to revive efforts to abolish the law at the ballot box, a new Field Poll shows. The poll found 56 percent of registered California voters back the death penalty, a sharp drop from 68 percent in a Field survey three years ago.
A doctor warned the disabled North Sacramento woman after surgery not to pull her heavy garbage bins to the curb, or she'd risk internal bleeding. So city workers agreed to do it for her.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 05:37 pm
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