Many people living in small Central Valley communities in California are watching their wells run dry. US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced more federal aid to help those hurt by the drought.
The president also said at least one U.S. citizen was among the 298 people killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crashed in the eastern Donetsk region.
A Sacramento State grad is the new Sacramento City Unified School District Superintendent. Jose Banda was superintendent in Seattle, but has spent most of his career in central and southern California.
(AP) -- Obama calls for immediate ceasefire in Ukraine, demands credible investigation of downed plane.
Small, brick-and-mortar bookstores in the Sacramento area say business is getting healthy again.