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A shortage of teachers in Washoe County has forced the school district to fill vacant positions with more substitute teachers. That is reducing the pool of available substitutes for short-term assignments.
You'll notice some huge price spikes at the gas pumps if you're filling up Monday.
Health policy experts say an upcoming hearing before the U.S. Supreme Court regarding insurance subsidies will not affect Californians.
Two candidates are running for the vacant Sacramento City Council District 6 seat.
The US Bureau of Reclamation says most farmers south of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta will face a second year with no water from the Central Valley Project. Some farmers and cities may receive more.
California lawmakers are introducing hundreds of bills Friday, the last day they can submit new legislation to be considered this year.
A reality TV stunt or realistic scientific endeavor? That seems to be the question everyone’s asking when news came out last week that a Dutch company is planning to send groups of people on a one-way trip to Mars.
The Senate approved a bill that funded Homeland Security through Sept. 30. The Republican leadership in the House decided to move forward with a more limited bill, but that failed.
Actor Leonard Nimoy, best known for his role as Mr. Spock, the logical half-Vulcan, half-human, in the original Star Trek series and several movies, has died at his home in Los Angeles. He was 83.
(AP) - Sacramento Regional Transit officials say a light-rail train went out of control last week after a maintenance technician mistakenly disabled a safety feature on the unoccupied train, setting it in motion.
U.S.-Israel Partnership 'Transcends Politics,' Ambassador Power Says
Her remarks at the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee come a crucial time for U.S.-Israeli relationship.
Netanyahu In Washington For Controversial Speech To Congress
"The move has created bad blood between Netanyahu and Obama, and relations between the two countries have suffered," NPR's Jackie Northam reports.
College: I'll Only Go If I Know (That I Can Afford It)
New research shows if students don't think they can afford college, they may not even apply.
Nurse Treated For Ebola To Sue Texas Hospital
Nina Pham, 26, who contracted Ebola after caring for a patient, tells the Dallas Morning News that she will file a lawsuit Monday charging the hospital in Dallas lacked proper training and equipment.
Netanyahu To Preview Speech To Congress Before AIPAC Conference
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington, D.C, where he is expected to give a contentious speech before Congress on Tuesday. He appears before a powerful pro-Israeli lobby on Monday.
People With Low Incomes Say They Pay A Price In Poor Health
People with household incomes of less than $25,000 a year say in a new poll that the lack of cash really hurts their health. Low-quality food and dangerous housing are two reasons why.
Poll Finds Factors Large And Small Shape People's Health
Health is not just about trips to the doctor, according to a poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. Housing, stress and abuse are factors.
Supreme Court To Weigh Power Of Redistricting Commissions
Although the court has viewed gerrymandering of legislative districts as a practice that deprives citizens of fair representation, it's also thrown up its hands when it comes to policing the practice.
A Nearly Recession-Proof City Is Not Slowing Down
The unemployment rate in Lincoln, Neb., is one of lowest in the U.S., thanks to a well-educated workforce. The focus now is on finding workers and keeping young people from leaving.
Minnie Miñoso, Major League Baseball's First Black Latino Star, Dies
Miñoso, known as the Cuban Comet and Mr. White Sox, was a seven-time All-Star and three-time Gold Glover whose major league career spanned five decades.
How Pittsburgh's Freedom House Pioneered Paramedic Treatment
The groundbreaking ambulance service was created in the 1960s as the city struggled with racial tensions and poor medical transport. It trained African-American men to provide crucial emergency care.
A Standout Student, A Star At Goldman Sachs — And Undocumented
Julissa Arce was a stellar student and an even better financial analyst, but she was scared to go to work every day. "Maybe today's the day someone's going to find out," she feared.
Kerry Tries To Calm Tensions Over Netanyahu Visit
The Secretary of State said the Israeli prime minister is welcome to speak in the U.S. and that the White House does not want to see his address to Congress become "a political football."
Beer Week begins today and the organizers join Insight to talk about the week’s events and the expanding craft brew scene in the Sacramento region. Plus, Tricia Stirling talks about her new young adult novel titled “When My Heart Was Wicked."
Insight: Wildlife And The Drought / Pet Tales: Adopting Older Pets / News Network / "From The Moon To The Earth"Wednesday, February 25, 2015
A local woman’s surveillance camera caught a photo of four mountain lions passing through her yard. Is the warm winter causing wildlife to be active earlier in the year? A California Department of Fish and Wildlife experts explains animal patterns.
With their incredible leaping ability and graceful movements, ballet dancers sometimes look like they're flying. This weekend, some members of the Sacramento Ballet will... thanks to help from a wire, stagehands and three days of training.
What happens when highly-paid consultants get hired for a top secret project then realize the plan they're devising could kill thousands, even millions of people? That’s the dilemma in this dark psychological comedy with a wickedly sharp edge.