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Regional Transit Fixes Ahead

Monday, January 26, 2015

Light rail stations in Sacramento could be a lot cleaner and safer in the next several months.

Possible Measles Case Investigated In Sacramento County

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services is investigating a possible case of measles in Sacramento County.

Regulations Proposed For E-Cigarettes In California

Monday, January 26, 2015

The use of electronic cigarettes is on the rise and one California lawmaker says it’s time to crackdown.

Brown Administration Takes Sharp U-Turn On Ride-Booking Regulation

Monday, January 26, 2015

California Governor Jerry Brown’s administration has abruptly retracted a Department of Motor Vehicles regulation that created tighter rules for ride-hailing services like Lyft and Uber.

Business Journal: Capitol Towers, Alhambra Blvd, Airplanes

Friday, January 23, 2015

A vacant building along Alhambra Boulevard could soon be the site of a restaurant.

Dense Fog Returns To Sacramento

Friday, January 23, 2015

Motorists are being urged to allow some extra time to get to their destinations Friday morning, because the fog is back in the Sacramento area.

Study: Department Of Pesticide Regulation Assessments Thorough But Slow

Friday, January 23, 2015

The National Academy of Sciences has released a study on how the California Department of Pesticide Regulation assesses the safety of pesticides.

Construction, Government And Farms Lose Jobs In December

Friday, January 23, 2015

December unemployment in the Sacramento region has dropped by half since 2010, according to new data.

Caltrans ‘Complete Streets’ Program About More Than Cars

Friday, January 23, 2015

The California Department of Transportation has released an updated guide to statewide highway improvement projects.

Chicago Cubs Legend Ernie Banks, 1st Black Player In Team History, Dies

Friday, January 23, 2015

The shortstop known as "Mr. Cub," who began his career in the Negro leagues, hit 512 home runs in his 19 seasons with the team and remained a cherished figure to the team and its fans. He was 83.

San Joaquin To Open Veterans' Treatment Court

Friday, January 23, 2015

San Joaquin County will open a special court in February to handle the cases of military veterans who are charged with crimes.

Brown Says Criminal Justice System Must Be Improved

Friday, January 23, 2015

Governor Jerry Brown had a lot to say about the California criminal justice system today. But he stopped short of proposing reforms.

Sacramento County Giving Up $5.1 Million To Lure Macy's

Friday, January 23, 2015

Next week, the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors will decide whether to approve a deal with Macy's that would move the company's online-order processing center to the old Campbell's Soup plant in south Sacramento.

SPCA Offers Reward In Dog Burning Case

Friday, January 23, 2015

The reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who killed a dog by setting it on fire has reached $14,000 dollars.

Placer County Reports Flu-Related Death

Friday, January 23, 2015

Placer County health officials confirmed Friday that flu is believed to be a contributing factor in the death of a man who died earlier this week.

'Tough Season' For California Wine Grape Growers Relying on Groundwater

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The fourth year of drought in California has some state wine grape growers that rely on groundwater 'concerned' about the upcoming season.

Few Female City Managers In California

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Women make up less than 20 percent of city managers in California.

California Farmers Turn Sugar Beets Into Energy

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Struggling sugar beet farmers in the San Joaquin Valley are turning their crop into energy instead of sweetener. A pilot plant could prove to be good for the environment and the economy.

California Lawmakers Pushing For Right-To-Die Legislation

Thursday, January 22, 2015

California lawmakers say public opinion has changed since the last time “right to die” legislation has been proposed in the state. That may explain why a group of Democratic lawmakers has introduced the “End of Life Option Act.”

Macy's To Open New Distribution Center In Sacramento

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The new distribution hub for Macy's will employ at least 100 people full-time and between 75 and 250 people part-time.

Sac State President: Many Changes On The Horizon

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Sacramento State President Alex Gonzalez says the school is poised for many changes, but he won't be president of the school for most of them.

California Women Making More Than National Average

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Working women in California are still making less than men on average, but they are doing relatively well compared to women in other parts of the country.

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Dies; Witnessed A New Era

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has died. The health of Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud had previously been the subject of rumors; word emerged earlier this month that he was indeed ill with a lung infection.

Amazon, California Move Past Online Sales Tax Battle

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Four years after Amazon struck a deal with Gov. Jerry Brown and California lawmakers, the internet retailing giant now has five fulfillment centers open across the state. It also collects online sales tax from Californians.

Bird Clean Up Continues At Fairfield Rescue Center

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The cleanup of some sort of mysterious goo on Bay Area seabirds continues at a rescue center in Solano County.

Report Card Grades Region On Tobacco Control

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Sacramento gets a "C" grade when it comes to tobacco control polices. That's according to the American Lung Association's annual report card released today.

Brown Taking On UC Affordability, Access

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

California Governor Jerry Brown will personally look into what can be done to make the University of California more affordable and accessible.

Obama's State Of The Union Address Draws Mixed Reaction From California Lawmakers

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

President Obama's State of the Union address drew mixed reaction from Sacramento-area lawmakers.

$1.1 Million Grant To Help Save Threatened California Bird

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

A federal grant could give California dairy farmers incentive to help save the Tricolored Blackbird.

Economic Forecast Promising But With Some Worries

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The Sacramento Business Review says the region's unemployment is falling and home prices are increasing. There are some "head winds" to future economic growth.

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