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9/29 King Fire Monday Update:

Monday, September 29, 2014

UPDATE: 7:50 P.M. - Fire containment now at 92 percent. The cooler, rainy weather over the weekend helped crews make even more progress toward taming the huge King Fire burning in a heavily forested region 60 miles east of Sacramento.

Busy Bill Signing Weekend For Governor Brown

Monday, September 29, 2014

Governor Jerry Brown signed dozens of bills over the weekend, from measures dealing with schools and education to prison sentencing for drug offenders.

Not Too Early For Flu Shots

Monday, September 29, 2014

Flu season usually starts up in October, and that's just around the corner. Health officials recommend getting flu shots as soon as they're available.

California Burns Through Firefighting Budget

Monday, September 29, 2014

California is tapping into reserves to pay for the cost of fighting wildfires.

Study: Causes Of Drought Linked To Climate Change

Monday, September 29, 2014

The drought currently hitting California is one of the worst in state history. A new study by climate scientists at Stanford links the cause of the drought to climate change.

Brown Signs, Vetoes Bills As Time Runs Down

Monday, September 29, 2014

Governor Jerry Brown signed bills today relating to education, care facilities and foster children. But he also vetoed several.

9/28 King Fire Sunday Update: Wet Weather Continues To Help Firefighters

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Update: 2 P.M. - Fire officials say containment has reached 87 percent, thanks to an assist from cooler, wet weather. Acreage burned stands at 97,099, with 80 structures lost in the arson-caused blaze, which started Sept. 13.

9/27 King Fire Saturday Update: Cool, Damp Air Aids Firefighters; Containment Grows Substantially

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Updated: 11:15 P.M. Saturday - Higher humidity, cooler temperatures and light rain helped firefighters make progress on the King Fire Friday. The fire has been burning almost two weeks, and now stands at 97,099 acres, with 84 percent containment

9/26 King Fire Friday Update: Containment Grows As Weather Changes

Friday, September 26, 2014

UPDATED: 11:15 A.M. - Light Thursday rains helped firefighters gain ground on the King Fire, as containment grows to 68 percent and the burn area grew slightly, to 96,004 acres.

Business Journal: Downtown Arena Project Has Some Businesses Complaining

Friday, September 26, 2014

Some big changes are coming to what's left of the Downtown Plaza as the arena project moves forward. Some business owners in the western end of the mall are complaining they may not be able to stay open, as originally planned.

Theatre Review: Tribes

Friday, September 26, 2014

The latest show from Capital Stage is about stormy family relationships, newfound romance, and deafness. Theatre critic Jeff Hudson says it's is one of the best plays he's seen all year.

Brown Signs Variety Of Bills

Friday, September 26, 2014

California lawmakers, interest groups and journalists are eagerly waiting to see which bills Governor Jerry Brown will sign as he attends to the hundreds that still sit on his desk.

9/25 King Fire Thursday Update: Fight Against Fire Is 2nd Most Costly

Thursday, September 25, 2014

UPDATED: 5:05 P.M. - Flash Flood Warning cancelled. More favorable weather is expected to help firefighters battle the King Fire, which has burned 95,347 acres and 43 percent contained.

Light Showers Expected In Sacramento Region

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Prepare for a wet commute Thursday morning. Northern California is getting some rain for the first time since July.

Small Businesses Get New Health Insurance Options in Covered California

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Covered California says small businesses may benefit from new health insurance offerings being introduced into the marketplace over the coming months.

Tight Race For California School Superintendent

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The State Superintendent of Public Instruction is one of the lesser know offices in California. But it’s one of the closest races in an otherwise quiet election season.

Soccer Championship Fever Hits Sacramento

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Sacramento has championship fever on the eve of the USL PRO soccer league's championship game. Sacramento Republic F-C will host Harrisburg Saturday night at Bonney Field.

Board Of Equalization Building Audit Released

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The State Board of Equalization Building in Sacramento has had problems with water leaks, mold, and falling glass since it was built 20 years ago. The sidewalks are shielded by scaffolding.

Attacking The King Fire From The Air

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Sometimes all we can see of a wildfire is a huge plume of smoke. But, if you look very carefully, you can sometimes make out one of the aircraft that are carefully choreographed while fighting the fire

California Senate Leader Blocks Expansion Of Cap And Trade Taxes

Monday, August 25, 2014

California lawmakers will not vote on an effort to delay a state regulation that critics say will drive gas prices up.

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