Greater Sacramento

‘I wish I had killed more of the mother-------,’ says illegal immigrant accused of killing two cops

Accused cop killer Luis Bracamontes repeatedly interrupted the opening day of his murder trial Tuesday with a barrage of insults and profanity, …

Crime

PG&E Must Solicit Energy Storage and DERs to Replace Three Existing Gas Plants

California regulators rejected an effort to award lucrative "must-run" status to three Calpine gas plants, calling for new energy storage and clean …

Energy

Man shot after lunging at Tahoe deputy with barbecue skewer

A Placer County sheriff’s deputy shot and seriously injured a man early Sunday in the Lake Tahoe community of Carnelian Bay after the man refused commands to drop a barbecue skewer and lunged at the deputy, authorities said.<p>Deputies responded about 4 a.m. to a home on the 600 block of High Street …

Policing

Umpire Awards Program 2018 additions

<b>Name</b><p><b>Hometown</b><p><b>Association</b><p><b>Level</b><p>Wilkins, Derek<p>Helena, AL<p>Alabama<p>Gold<p>Anderegg, Nicole<p>Mesa, AZ<p>Arizona<p>Gold<p>Antone, Robert<p>Phoenix, AZ<p>Arizona<p>Gold<p>Chernoski, …

Team USA

A hairless bear cub had no way to stay warm and dry, but a Christmas ‘gift’ saved it

A young, hairless bear cub rescued in Placer County, California, in December is recovering well after being transported to a wildlife rehabilitation …

Bear Cubs

Homeowners Association Mandates That Residents Keep Garage Doors Open Throughout the Day

Members of the community are outraged about the new policy.<p>A Placer County homeowners association is mandating that its residents keep their garage …

Housing

Bear cub found in Placer County dumpster with no fur recovering

A 1-year-old bear cub that was found in a dumpster last month by a Good Samaritan in Placer County is recovering thanks to a wildlife center.

Rescued Mountain Lion Cub Recovering at Oakland Zoo

A mountain lion cub rescued from the wild in the Sierra Nevada was recovering Tuesday at the Oakland Zoo.<p>Officials with the California Department of …

Animals

Starving Mountain Cub Rescued, Nursed To Health

She was found at the side of a road, so malnourished and dehydrated that she could stand up to escape her rescuers.<p>OAKLAND, CA — A third orphaned …

California Editorial Rdp

Jan. 10<p>Los Angeles Times on L.A. County's supervisors needing to stop naming things after themselves:<p>Hey, here's an idea: Let's rename the L.A. …

Business

Dumbest HOA Ever Is Allegedly Forcing Residents To Keep Garage Doors Open For Eight Hours A Day

In this week’s display of homeowners’ association idiocy, the Auburn Greens complex in Auburn, California is allegedly requiring all of its residents …

Housing

Homeowner's Association Enacts Insane Policy Forcing Residents to Keep Garage Doors Open

"This will just be an open door policy and saying, 'Welcome, take what you want,'" a resident told a local reporter.<p>YouTube | Twitter | KCRA<p>Kyle …

Home Improvement

California Open Garage Door Policy Revoked - The Drive

Open Garage Door Policy Revoked by California HOA<p>Residents will no longer be required to open their garage doors all day as they were originally …

Garage Door

County supervisors voice support for cannabis tax

WOODLAND — Yolo County supervisors appeared to reach some consensus Tuesday on the future of commercial cultivation of medicinal cannabis, including …

Cannabis Industry

Yolo DA cracks down on cannabis-law violators

Yolo Superior Court Judge Sonia Cortés last week issued a preliminary injunction against multiple defendants, including the landlord of a warehouse …

Cannabis Industry

Postliberal Theology | R. R. Reno

Blood pressure is rising. Folks are worried about “illiberalism.” In a November issue of the <i>Washington Post</i>, Anne Applebaum warned of a rising …

American Philosophy

32 seconds of record-setting rainfall in Sacramento

A storm delivered 2.38 inches of rain to downtown Sacramento on Monday, the most on Jan. 8 since the NWS began recording data in 1877. This video …

Weather

Five young friends were heading home from Denny’s. A wrong-way driver ended their lives

The five young friends were traveling back to Williams from a Denny’s in Woodland early Sunday morning when a driver entered an off-ramp to head the …

Crime

How Legalization Is Already Hurting California's Small Pot Farmers

Could new regulations mean the end of the mom-and-pop grows that created cannabis culture?<p>Brian Chaplin was dining in town with his partner Brandy …

Cannabis

Recommended Stories For You

No one stood outside All About Wellness some 30 minutes before the 19th Street Sacramento dispensary started selling recreational marijuana for the …

Cannabis

The medicinal and not so medicinal uses of pot

This is part 2 of a series on the legalization of the recreational use marijuana in California. Part 1 ran in the Jan. 5 edition. Pot has come a long …

Cannabis

Five things you need to know about Gavin Newsom

California Lt. Gov. <b>Gavin Newsom</b> is running as the heir apparent to Gov. <b>Jerry Brown</b>.<p>The former mayor of San Francisco, Newsom was the first candidate …

Gavin Newsom

6 people dead after wrong-way car crash in Yolo County

Six people died early Sunday in a crash caused by a wrong-way driver that resulted in both vehicles catching fire on a freeway near Woodland (Yolo County), authorities said.<p>Officers received calls about 12:30 a.m. of a Chevrolet traveling south in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5, just north of …

Wrong Way

Nuggets fall on the road in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Forty-year-old Vince Carter scored 10 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter and the Sacramento Kings held off the Denver …

Basketball

California pulls ad that critics said promoted pot use

CLOSE<p>The number of Americans who are in favor of legalizing marijuana continues to increase. A new Pew Research Survey says 6 out of 10 Americans now …

Cannabis Industry

Ramona animal center gets unexpected Christmas gift: A bare black bear

RAMONA, Calif. (KGTV) - A Ramona wildlife center received an unexpected Christmas present last year, in the form of a furless California black …

Yuba County Criticizes California's Cannabis Regulations, Says They Do Not Protect Against Pollution

The day after California launched its first legal sales of recreational marijuana, Yuba County officials gathered on the steps of the state Capitol …

Cannabis Industry

California Department of Food and Agriculture Accepting Applications for Annual Cannabis Cultivation Licenses

January 3, 2018 - SACRAMENTO - The California Department of Food and Agriculture's CalCannabis program has begun accepting applications for annual …

Cannabis Industry

Give a Hand to Disabled Patrons

When it comes to serving disabled tasting room visitors, having appropriate parking and ramps is just a start.<p><i>Vallejo, Calif.—</i>This “season of giving” …

Disability

Year in Review — August

Kimball students say goodbye to classmate<p><b>Aug. 4 —</b> Hundreds of balloons took flight with messages of love to memorialize the life of Kimball High …

Cannabis Industry