Sacramento News Headlines
- American Lebanese Festival in Carmichael August 23- 24
On August 23-24, come enjoy and satiate your palate with a cuisine that has been luscious and generous for generations at American Lebanese Festival in Carmichael.
- Study: California's Urban River Parkways Improve Health
California's urban river parkways provide an important prescription to combat epidemic rates of obesity, diabetes, and other threats to public health, according to a report released
- Sacramento County Opposition to Bay Delta Conservation Plan
This week the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors formally submitted comments challenging the findings of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) state environmental impact report (EIR)
- Beatles Tribute Tickets On Sale Now
STOCKTON, CA - The time is NOW to reserve your seat in history for In My Life - A Musical Theatre Tribute to The Beatles, the award-winning musical biography of The Beatles
- Sutter's Fort Commemorates 175 Years on August 16th
On Saturday, August 16, 2014, California State Parks and Sutter's Fort State Historic Park (SHP) will present a special "Hands on History" event commemorating John Sutter's arrival
- Tahoe Bike Classic Sept. 27 & 28
The inaugural Tahoe Bike Classic will take over the Lake Tahoe basin this fall, September 27 & 28, 2014. Initially started as the Great Lake Tahoe Bike Race in 2003
- Different Standards From Mortgage Lenders
Sacramento area realtor, Julie Jalone of MagnumOne Realty, reports on a recent Fannie Mae survey which indicates there may be a growing difference in credit standards between small and large lenders. Which do you think has the tighter credit standards? Check out Julie's article and find out.
- Sacramento Man Found Guilty of Money Laundering
A federal jury found Leonard E. Williams, 52, of Sacramento, guilty today of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and two counts of money laundering.
- Sacramento County Residents Indicted in Tax Refund Fraud Scheme
A federal grand jury returned an eight-count indictment today against Sergey Shchirskiy, 38, of Carmichael, and Vladislav Atamanyuk, 27, of Rancho Cordova, charging them with conspiracy to defraud
- Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking of Local Girls
Marquist Piere Bradford, 28, of Chicago, pleaded guilty to sex trafficking of children by force
- Gas Prices In Sacramento Today
Average retail gasoline prices in Sacramento have fallen 4.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.90/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 720 gas outlets in Sacramento
- 3-Month Old Dies, Parents Jailed
After the 27-year-old mother, Ashleigh Smith and the 19-year-old father, Terry Scott, were interviewed, they were both booked that night into the Sacramento County Jail on felony child abuse/neglect charges.
- Crack Cocaine Conviction Could Net 40 Year Prison Sentence
John Winton Harris, 31, of Sacramento, was found guilty of one count of possession of at least 29 grams of cocaine base, commonly referred to as crack cocaine or rock cocaine.
- Drought Conditions Shutter Gold Rush Days Acitivites
Due to California's drought conditions and the enormous amounts of water needed to put on the annual heritage event, the traditional Gold Rush Days activities in Old Sacramento
- 20 Year Old Jailed in Sexual Assaults Case
Robert Derrick Hill, 20, was arrested at his workplace on an arrest warrant issued on behalf of the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office. He was booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail on multiple felony
- Simple Changes Helping California Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs
It's not easy doing business in California. In order to be successful, business owners must overcome many challenges, one of which is dealing with California's complicated tax system
- Preventive Autism Treatment Focus of Research Awards
The Hartwell Foundation has presented an Individual Biomedical Research Award to Professor Judy A. Van de Water of the University of California, Davis
- Kitty Palooza at Bradshaw Animal Shelter
The 8th annual "Kitty Palooza" feline adopt-a-thon will be held at the Bradshaw County Animal Shelter on Saturday, August 2 and Sunday August 3
- Adoption Involving Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
The letter said this little boy was available through a Russian orphanage. He was almost three years old then. This may sound crazy, but the minute I saw his little face, I would have moved heaven and earth to get him."
- Hyundai scores with Santa Fe SUVs
One of Hyundai's more impressive vehicles is the 2014 Santa Fe, a sport utility vehicle that has three rows and seats seven. It replaced the 2012 Veracruz in the Hyundai lineup.
- Influences of Cognitive Abilities in Old Age Study
Early life experiences, such as childhood socioeconomic status and literacy, may have greater influence on the risk of cognitive impairment late in life than such demographic characteristics
- Border Crisis and Illegal Immigration in America
Congressman McClintock recently delivered the following remarks on the House floor regarding the United States Border Crisis.
- California Limits Full Contact Football for Students
Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB2127 which limits, but does not eliminate full contact football practices for middle and high school students
- 4 Sentenced in North Sacramento Murder Case
Herbert Alvarez, Arlonzo Banks,Darnell Williams, and Abdul Tanko were sentenced to prison for their roles in the 2011 murder of Rashad Alexander in north Sacramento.
- 2 Arrests in Tierra Way Murder
Deonte Lindel Upchurch, 25, and Matthew Brownwood, 31, were arrested yesterday afternoon and booked into the Sacramento County Jail on murder and robbery charges.
- Sacramento Gas Prices: Find the Lowest Price
Average retail gasoline prices in Sacramento have fallen 4.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.94/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 720 gas outlets in Sacramento
- Sunday Night Murder on Tierra Way
At approximately 9:40PM Sunday night (July 20, 2014), the Sacramento Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 7400 block of Tierra Way after receiving multiple calls of a male being shot during an altercation
- Exercise and Ice Cream August 6th & 7th
What's more fun than eating homemade ice cream on a hot summer day or night in Sacramento?
- Traumatic Brain Injury Was Devastating
Four days after getting his driver's license at age 16 in 1975, Todd Bode was coaxed into joining his big brother on a road trip. The hook was that Bode would be allowed to drive.
- Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Offers Solid Value
Although the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander went through a much-needed redesign this year, note that the Sport model only made minor changes.
- Family of 5: Saving Big on TV, Internet and Phones
Recently, we decided to reevaluate our Comcast and AT&T services due to the combination of poor customer service and pricing issues.
- California Sales Tax Rates Heat Map
SACRAMENTO - George Runner announced a new Board of Equalization heat map showing varying sales tax rates across California.
- Down Syndrome: Common Antibiotic May Offer Hope
Researchers from UC Davis School of Medicine and Shriners Hospitals for Children - Northern California have identified a group of cells in the brain that they say plays an important role in the abnormal neuron development in Down syndrome.
- Pet Services in South Sac Courtesy of BAAT Mobile
Newly wrapped in spectacular graphics, the Bradshaw Animal Assistance Team (BAAT) mobile community outreach trailer will bring no-cost vaccination, microchipping, and wellness
- Governor Brown Signs AB1964 Gun Law
Governor Jerry Brown signed AB1964, legislation that will close a loophole that has allowed gun dealers to skirt California law and sell handguns without safety features
- Open Medical Marijuana Market says Attorney General Candidate
Ron Gold, challenging Kamala Harris in the November election for Attorney General has taken the side of medical marijuana vendors against the City of Los Angeles
- 3rd Arrest in Fulton Avenue Murder Case
James Wallace, 28, was arrested and booked into the Sacramento County Jail earlier today on a charge of attempted murder
- Gem Faire in Sacramento Aug. 15-17
Gem Faire, West Coast's Premier Jewelry & Bead Show, will be in Sacramento Aug. 15-17, 2014 at Scottish Rite Center
- Sacramento County Board of Education Elects New Officers
New officers were elected at the July 15, 2014, meeting of the Sacramento County Board of Education.
- California Drought: Emergency Water Regulation Approved
Drought Watch: In response to the ongoing severe drought, on Tuesday the State Water Resources Control Board approved an emergency regulation to ensure water agencies, their customers and state residents increase water conservation