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Utility Officials Say Wipes Pose Sewer Threat

Monday, March 30, 2015

The agency that maintains Sacramento's sewer pipeline is urging people to stop flushing so-called flushable wipes down the toilet.

Mild Winter Bumps Up Harvest Times

Monday, March 30, 2015

Spring just started, but summer flavors are already available at farmers markets in the Central Valley.

Affordable Housing Could Affect Larger Market

Monday, March 30, 2015

Some elected Democrats in California are pushing for the creation of a new revenue stream to pay for affordable housing projects in the state. And how those projects get built may affect the broader housing market.

Some Immigrants Having Trouble Obtaining AB 60 Licenses

Monday, March 30, 2015

California’s A-B 60 driver licenses are designed to let undocumented immigrants in the state drive legally. But some immigrants say the licenses are proving very difficult to obtain.

Republicans, Democrats Lose Voters To "No Party Preference"

Monday, March 30, 2015

The California Secretary of State’s office says nearly a quarter of voters are now registered without party preference. More than a quarter of eligible Californians are not registered to vote at all.

Bill Would Require Search Warrants For Digital Files

Monday, March 30, 2015

Law enforcement officers need a warrant if they want to search your house. A bill in the California Legislature would require they also get one to search your email.

California Lawmakers' Spring Break Destinations: Japan, Cuba

Monday, March 30, 2015

It’s spring break this week at the state Capitol – and some California lawmakers are spending the time on policy trips to Japan or Cuba. Lawmakers can choose to pay for the trips with personal funds, campaign funds, or both.

Big Horn Sheep Reintroduced Into California Mountains

Monday, March 30, 2015

An endangered species is getting human help to make a comeback in the California mountains. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is working to restore Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep in their historic

Studying Sacramento Region Hunger

Monday, March 30, 2015

There are a lot of groups that work to provide healthy food to people. A group funding a study of hunger in the region says they believe the organizations could be more effective with more collaboration.

California's State Capitol - Like You've Never Seen It Before

Friday, March 27, 2015

Take a tour of the California state Capitol - but not just any tour. This one includes a little history, some surprising details that are easy to miss, and a rare trip to the top of the Capitol dome.

16th, R Intersection Closed For Roadwork

Friday, March 27, 2015

If you plan to drive in the midtown Sacramento area over the next few days, there's a closure you should know about.

Early Ski Resort Closures Impact Tahoe Economy

Friday, March 27, 2015

The early closure of snowless ski resorts in the Lake Tahoe area has affected businesses and people... and not in good ways.

California Mountain Camps Open Early This Year

Friday, March 27, 2015

The skiers' loss is the mountain camper's gain this year. Some campsites are opening now, almost a month earlier than normal.

Brown Signs Drought Legislation, Calls For Conservation

Friday, March 27, 2015

Just over a week after proposing a billion dollars in drought help, California Governor Jerry Brown has signed the aid package into law.

Business Journal: Urijah Faber, B Street Theatre, Mental Health

Friday, March 27, 2015

Mixed martial arts (MMA) superstar Urijah Faber is not only one of Sacramento's biggest celebrities, he's also an active entrepreneur.

Five Sacramento Agencies Receive New Fire Trucks

Friday, March 27, 2015

Five Sacramento-area fire departments have each received a brand new fire engine from California's Office of Emergency Services.

Crews Contain Three-Alarm Fire In Downtown Sacramento

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UPDATED: Sacramento City Fire officials advise avoiding J street around 10th Street in downtown this morning. They're mopping up after a three-alarm fire broke out at a vacant hotel.

State Eases Sex Offender Residency Limits

Thursday, March 26, 2015

California is loosening its restrictions on where sex offenders can live. The move comes in response to a recent court ruling.

Report: Home Price Growth Outpacing Wages

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A new report shows just how wide the disparity has become between home prices and wage growth.

Lawmakers Send California Drought Aid Package To Governor

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The California Legislature has sent a $1 billion emergency drought aid package to Gov. Jerry Brown. But one of the two measures in the package drew opposition from Republicans.

Drexel Classes and Professors Could Have New Home At McGeorge School of Law

Thursday, March 26, 2015

If an agreement is reached, students would attain their Drexel degrees by taking classes at an expanding University of the Pacific campus in Sacramento's Oak Park.

Pot Commission Releases Legalization Report

Thursday, March 26, 2015

California voters may get to decide next year whether to legalize recreational marijuana. But a new report out today says there are several questions that should be considered first.

Recreational Fishing Steadily Dropping

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Sport fishing in California faces a "Death Spiral" according to a new study by the state's leading advocate for recreational anglers.

Poll: Drought Seizes California's Attention

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Californians show deep concern that the state’s drought may be a long-term problem in a new survey by the Public Policy Institute of California.

'Right-To-Die' Proposal Sparks Tears, Impassioned Testimony at California Capitol

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

People lined up inside the California Capitol Wednesday to testify during an emotional hearing about the End-of-Life Option Act.

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.

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