Sacramento News Headlines
- Amputee Becomes Prosthetist
At age 15, many high school boys dream of dunking basketballs or catching footballs. Mike Schulenberg was dreaming of surviving cancer.
- Nissan Altima a fairly sporty family sedan
For a family sedan, the 2014 Nissan Altima can be fairly sporty. If you have a teenaged driver who likes to "borrow" the car, you might think twice about flipping them the car keys.
- Winter Wonderland at Fairytale Town
Celebrate the holiday season at Fairytale Town with holiday lights, festive dcor, Santa and his reindeer and more at Fairytale Town's Winter Wonderland event.
- Sacramento Arena Debates Postponed
Two of the first three Sacramento Arena Town Hall Debates scheduled for December between John Hyde and R.E. Graswich have been postponed, pending the certification of an initiative to place arena public funding on the June 2014 ballot
- New California Laws for 2013 (Part 35)
Part 35 in an ongoing series highlighting the new California laws for 2013. This segment includes unemployment benefits, 90 day prescriptions, child welfare, driverless cars, corporate taxes
- What to Know Before You Go to the Doctor
If you are seeking optimal health, the good news is that it is easier and less complicated than you may think. Below are the "no-brainer" things that you must know.
- Planned Parenthood Employee Arrrested for Sexual Battery
The Sacramento Police Department has arrested 28-year-old Jorge Martin-Santana for one count of sexual battery.
- Suspect Wanted for Murder
The Sacramento Police Department is seeking help from the community in locating suspect Avery Draughty, wanted for murder
- 31 Year Old Woman Shot to Death
The Sacramento Police Department is seeking help from the community in locating Wanette Armstrong, a person-of-interest related to the shooting death of 31-year-old Tiffany Silva.
- Holiday Activities at Sacramento Museums
In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California's fine
- Holiday Wreath-laying to Honor Veterans
Sacramento Valley National Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America, a holiday wreath-laying ceremony to honor and remember our Nation's Veterans.
- Car Slams into FedEx Truck on Watt Avenue
On December 3, 2013 at approximately 1:05 p.m., a 23 year old from Citrus Heights was driving a 2008 International FedEx truck on southbound Watt Avenue approaching Chenu Avenue.
- Car Crashes Into Tree: 29 Year Old Man Killed
On December 2, 2013 at approximately 1:15 p.m., Adam Gunther, a 29 year old from Woodland was driving a blue 2002 Ford Ranger pickup on northbound I-5 north of West El Camino Avenue
- Sacramento Warming Centers Opening
​In response to expected night temperatures in the upper 20s and low 30s over the next few evenings, the City and County of Sacramento, coordinated by the County Office of Emergency Services, are opening a nighttime
- Woman Killed in Balsam Street Shooting Investigation
On Thursday, November 28, 2013, at approximately 2:53 p.m., officers responded to the 3700 block of Balsam Street regarding a report of a shooting.
- Cold Weather Preparation Tips
The National Weather Service predicts a cold weather system with freezing overnight temperatures moving into the area this week (Tuesday - Saturday).
- 7,000 New Jobs Coming to California: Find Out Where
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) expects to hire approximately 7,000 correctional officers over the next three years due to the increase in retirements.
- End of Falling Gas Prices?
Average retail gasoline prices in Sacramento have risen 0.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.43/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 720 gas outlets in Sacramento
- New Yorker Smells the Roses
In October, I invited readers to pen their own column for publishing here. The first reply came from Virginia Mariani, who reads this column in the
- Party time for the new Ford Fiesta
It had been so long since I test drove a Ford Fiesta that the details are rather fuzzy. The prevailing feeling was this: I didn't like it.
- California Alcoholic Beverage Control Boosts Holiday Enforcement
The California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) will have agents working with local law enforcement in several cities throughout California to help make the holiday season as safe as possible.
- CHiPs for Kids Holiday Drive
The California Highway Patrol, North Sacramento Area invites you to support the CHiPs for Kids Holiday Drive.
- Tickets on Sale for The Hobbit
Advance tickets are now on sale for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug: An IMAX 3D Experience the second in the trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece the Hobbit
- Real Estate Market Slowing
The housing market in the Western region of the country has slowed dramatically as a result of low inventory, tight credit and affordability.
- Pedestrian Killed in Fair Oaks
On November 27, 2013 at approximately 12:00 p.m., two pedestrians, a 78 year old male and a female approximately 50 years old, were walking eastbound on the shoulder of westbound Winding Way
- Woman Found Dead, Husband Arrested
At approximately 11:30AM on Thanksgiving morning, Sacramento County Sheriff Homicide Detectives arrested a man in connection with the death of his 51-year old wife
- Woman Fights Off Attacker in Assault
An unknown male approached a female victim from behind as she was walking on the Sacramento levee in the area of La Riviera Drive and Watt Avenue. The male tackled the female to the ground and attempted to assault her
- Officer Recovering from Inmate Assault
FOLSOM- A California State Prison-Sacramento (CSP-SAC) correctional officer is recovering from injuries suffered during an unprovoked attack by an inmate Saturday night.
- Sacramento Gang Member Indicted on Multiple Charges
A federal grand jury returned a three-count indictment against Omar Williams, 40, of Sacramento, charging him with possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and
- Woodland Man Indicted for Production of Child Porn
A federal grand jury returned an indictment against Raul Gonzalez, 40, of Woodland, charging him with production of child pornography
- Polar Express returns to IMAX on December 14th
Back by popular demand, The Polar Express: An IMAX 3D Experience will return this holiday season to The Esquire IMAX Theatre.
- 2014 Acura RLX: Can It Compete?
It may not be a real fetching sedan, but the RLX is very cool when it comes to technology to aid driving. In the safety category, it has blind spot warning and lane departure systems, which are nice reminders that
- Fourth Arrest in Gas Station Murder Case
Jose Flores DeJesus-Tinco, 22, was arrested by Homicide Detectives and charged with murder in the death of Jesus Antonio Macias, 33, who was shot and killed in the parking lot of the El Camino Avenue gas station.
- Coping with Autism
Seldom do I interview people via email instead of over telephone or in person, but Joseph D. Smith of Glasgow, Kentucky, has a sound reason asking for email. He has a high-functioning form of autism.
- Top 10 Dieting Mistakes Presentation
The Sacramento Walking Sticks Club offers everyone a variety of walks in any given month-on Tuesday and Thursday mornings and also on Wednesday evenings.
- Healthy Holiday Eating Tips
It's finally November and we all know what that means - The Holidays - first Thanksgiving, then Christmas, and New Year's.
- Short Sale Tax Relief
Over the past six years we have relied on the Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 to protect our clients from having to pay federal income taxes on short sale debt forgiveness.
- Injuries in Industrial Accident at Aerojet Rocketdyne
Sheriff's Department received a call from the Sacramento Metro Fire Department requesting our response to assist with a possible explosion at Aerojet Rocketdyne on Aerojet Road.
- Officer Involved in Shooting: Woman Arrested
Anna Jean YI, 27, from Sacramento was booked into jail on felony and misdemeanor charges in the office involved shooting case in Sacramento.
- Third Arrest in Gas Station Murder
Eldin Robles, 20, was arrested last night and charged with murder for the death of Jesus Antonio Macias, 33, who was shot and killed in the