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Theatre Review: Rapture, Blister, Burn

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

When people reach middle age, they sometimes wonder what life would have been like if they’d made different choices in their 20s. The women in this play reflect frankly on men, money and motherhood – and whether it’s advisable to enjoy all three.

California Senate Approves Drought Aid Package

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

California Gov. Jerry Brown’s $1 billion drought response legislation is on its way to the Assembly after winning Senate approval Wednesday afternoon.

California AG Wants To Stop ‘Sodomite Suppression Act’

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

California Attorney General Kamala Harris wants "judicial authorization" to stop a proposed ballot initiation called the "Sodomite Suppression Act."

Gatto Tries Again For Hit-And-Run Alert System

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A California lawmaker says hit-and-runs have become a big problem in the state. He’s trying again to create a statewide hit-and-run alert system. The bill passed Assembly committee today.

Farm Stands With Restrictions Approved For Sacramento

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

If you live in the City of Sacramento you will soon be able to sell fruits and vegetables grown in your backyard...from a stand in your front yard. But, you won't be able to sell that produce from the stand every day.

Latest Weather System Brings Little Rain, Snow To Region

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Just a little bit of rain and snow is all we got from the recent weather system through the Central Valley and Northern California.

Folsom City Council Considers Increase In Construction Fee

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Several homebuilding groups plan to attend a Folsom City Council meeting Tuesday, to voice their concerns about a proposal to increase construction fees to fund parks.

CSU To Name Next Sac State President Wednesday

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Sacramento State is about to learn the identity of its next leader. The California State University Chancellor's Office says it will announce the person to replace retiring President Alexander Gonzalez at Wednesday's Board of Trustees meeting.

Women's Caucus Prioritizes Work, Child Care Bills

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The California Legislative Women’s Caucus has announced its priorities for the year.

Rare Corpse Flower On Display At Sac State

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

It may smell like a dead body, but it's actually a living plant. For the first time in 20 years, a corpse flower is on display at Sacramento State University.

California Christian Group Supports 'Right-to-Die' Bill

Monday, March 23, 2015

California lawmakers will hear a bill this week that would allow physicians to prescribe medications that would speed the dying process for terminally-ill patients. A group representing over a million California Protestants says it now supports it.

Urban Farming Vote Tuesday

Monday, March 23, 2015

Backyards and vacant lots in the City of Sacramento could soon be home to strawberry patches and zucchini beds.

Bill Requires Oversight Before School Police Get Military Equipment

Monday, March 23, 2015

A few school police departments in California have acquired military armored vehicles, rifles and grenade launchers. That's spawned a new bill in the state Legislature. The bill faces its first committee vote Wednesday.

"Dots" Help Manteca Police Return Stolen Property To Owners

Monday, March 23, 2015

Matching stolen property with its owner can be a challenge. Manteca Police have found a new tool that will make the job easier.

Amy's Kitchen Products Recalled

Monday, March 23, 2015

Petaluma-based frozen food maker Amy's Kitchen has announced a voluntary recall of nearly twenty different products because of the possible presence of an organism that can cause serious illness.

Jerry Brown Calls Ted Cruz 'Unfit' To Run For President

Monday, March 23, 2015

(AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown says U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz's views on climate change make the Texas Republican unfit to run for president and that he would entertain making another bid for the White House himself if he were 10 years younger.

Chief Justices Urges Governor, Lawmakers To Better Fund California Courts

Monday, March 23, 2015

California’s chief justice is promoting a new kind of trial court that she says is intended to reduce recidivism in local communities. Tani Cantil-Sakauye also called on the other two branches to increase funding for the court system.

Republicans Fail To Strip Fuels From AB 32

Monday, March 23, 2015

Republicans in the California Legislature are once again calling attention to what they call a “hidden gas tax” in the state. But an effort to reverse the policy was thwarted by Democrats in an Assembly committee today.

Proposed Office To Help Poor Communities Get Clean Drinking Water

Monday, March 23, 2015

A little noticed provision of the proposed $1.1 billion drought relief bill could help poor communities.

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