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As Sacramento counts down to the start of the Fix 50 freeway construction, which begins Tuesday, April 22, The Sacramento Bee is ramping up coverage to help with your commute and travel.
16 Apr 2014 at 5:10pm


CalPERS adopts pension rate hike
CalPERS approved nearly a half-billion dollars in pension contribution rate increases Wednesday.
16 Apr 2014 at 4:57pm


Foresthill Bridge undergoes a face-lift
The iconic Foresthill Bridge received a face-lift, including a fresh coat of green paint, 220,000 bolts and more than 2.3 million pounds of new steel, part of a seismic retrofit that began in 2011.
Visitors take a tour along the catwalk beneath the roadway on the Auburn-Foresthill Bridge in Auburn, Calif., on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Placer County officials celebrated the "renewal" of the Auburn-Foresthill Bridge today, following a successful retrofit and painting project for the iconi...
16 Apr 2014 at 4:57pm


One-day increase of parking fees at Sacramento County parks on Easter
Vehicle entrance fees go up $3 on Easter Sunday at Sacramento County regional parks.
A deer nibbles on grass at Ancil Hoffman Park February 26, 2008.
16 Apr 2014 at 1:11pm


Sheriff identifies Nevada City homicide victim
A homicide victim whose body was discovered at his Nevada City residence Monday night has been identified as Brian Spalding.
16 Apr 2014 at 1:17pm


Teen to be tried as adult in shooting deaths at Arden Arcade apartment complex
A 16-year-old boy will be tried as an adult for the shooting deaths of a man and woman in an Arden Arcade apartment complex parking lot.
Gina Denise Elarms, 27, was one of two people fatally shot in the parking lot of an Arden Arcade apartment complex April 10.
16 Apr 2014 at 7:41am


Man dies during passing maneuver on Sacramento river road
A man who passed a car on Highway 160 outside of Courtland died Tuesday night when his vehicle collided with an oncoming car, according to the California Highway Patrol.
See more police-related stories at our Sacto 911 crime blog.
16 Apr 2014 at 8:31am


Women escape injury when shots hit car at Elk Grove park
Shots were fired at two women sitting in a car near Elk Grove’s Lewis Park early Wednesday morning, according to police.
Approximate location of where the shots were fired.
16 Apr 2014 at 6:56am


Sacramento prosecutor pleads no contest to driving under the influence
A Sacramento County deputy district attorney who was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol on Dec. 19 has pleaded no contest.
See more police-related stories at our Sacto 911 crime blog.
16 Apr 2014 at 8:51am


Fix50: Will travelers get to airport on time?
The state’s plan to close several lanes of Highway 50 in May and June has Sacramento International Airport officials and local travelers asking: Will fliers get to the airport on time?
A worker sprays sealer on Interstate 5 five years ago. Caltrans officials liked the public's response to the I-5 closure then and expect people to react similarly during the W/X freeway fixes.
16 Apr 2014 at 4:20pm


Ask Emily: More time to avoid the Obamacare tax penalty
In my last column, I warned you that March 31 was your last chance to sign up for a health plan from Covered California or the private market if you wanted to get health coverage this year. So much for that.
Emily Bazar writes for the CHCF Center for Health Reporting, answering questions about the Affordable Care Act. Read all her columns at sacbee.com/askemily.
8 Apr 2014 at 8:38pm


Ask Emily: Last chance: The Obamacare deadline is here
Ask Emily is a biweekly column by Emily Bazar of the CHCF Center for Health Reporting, answering questions about the Affordable Care Act.
Emily Bazar writes for the CHCF Center for Health Reporting, answering questions about the Affordable Care Act. Read all her columns at sacbee.com/askemily.
27 Mar 2014 at 6:02pm


Ask Emily: Covered California’s ‘reset’ problem
There’s only one month left in Obamacare’s inaugural open-enrollment period, which ends March 31, and Californians are still struggling with the website, including some of its basic functions.
Emily Bazar writes “Ask Emily,” a biweekly column for the CHCF Center for Health Reporting, answering questions about the Affordable Care Act. Read all her columns at sacbee.com/askemily.
25 Feb 2014 at 9:29pm



KCRA TV 3 News




MH370 families storm out of briefing
The man's anger at authorities giving a briefing on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could not be contained. He screamed at the screen as a promised video conference with Malaysian authorities became the latest part of the aftermath of the plane's disapp...
16 Apr 2014 at 4:48pm




Toddler among 2 dead in San Francisco fire
Authorities say a toddler is among two people dead from an apartment fire in San Francisco.
16 Apr 2014 at 4:27pm




Fire truck rams restaurant in LA suburb; several hurt
Police say two fire trucks have collided in a Los Angeles suburb, slamming one engine into a restaurant and causing several injuries, some in critical condition.
16 Apr 2014 at 4:23pm




Johnson sworn in to lead US Conference of Mayors
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson was sworn in Wednesday as the new leader of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, a platform raising the national political profile of the NBA All-Star.
16 Apr 2014 at 4:08pm




2 inmates escape from Mule Creek State Prison
Officials said two inmates walked away from Mule Creek State Prison in Amador County on Wednesday morning.
16 Apr 2014 at 2:33pm




Badly burned man found on SoCal freeway dies
Authorities say a badly burned man found on a Southern California freeway with his hands and feet bound has died.
16 Apr 2014 at 2:16pm




California delays decision on protecting gray wolf
A state board says it needs more time to hear from the public before deciding whether to list gray wolves as an endangered species in California.
16 Apr 2014 at 1:19pm




Knife found in enchilada at Sonoma County Airport
A woman is facing a possible fine after federal officials say they found a knife inside an enchilada in her bag during security screening at a Northern California airport.
16 Apr 2014 at 1:10pm




Victim ID'd in deadly Nevada City fight, shooting
Nevada County sheriff's deputies are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in the driveway of his home in a reported fight Monday night.
16 Apr 2014 at 12:24pm




Brown calls special session to address rainy day fund
Gov. Jerry Brown is calling a special session of the Legislature to make changes to California's rainy day fund.
16 Apr 2014 at 12:03pm



Red Bluff Daily News


What you should know if you need more time to file your taxes
The April 15 tax deadline is approaching.
13 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Police dogs chase down top cops in K-9 fundraiser
Red Bluff >> A couple of Tehama County's top cops felt the force of their handlers' police dogs, acting as "chew toys" to keep their canine partners on duty.
15 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Tehama County Supervisors ban marijuana cultivation on vacant lots; require a...
Red Bluff >> The Tehama County Board of Supervisors continued to tighten its marijuana cultivation ordinance Tuesday adopting emergency amendments that included an outright ban of grows upon vacant lots.
15 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Update: Glenn County sheriff confirms identity of four Orland bus crash victims
WILLOWS >> The Glenn County Sheriff-Coroner's Office has confirmed the identity of four of the victims of Thursday's crash as a chaperon, the bus driver, the driver of the tractor-trailer, and one student.
14 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Tehama County Most Wanted: RICHARD DOUGLAS MILLER
Richard Douglas Miller Date of Birth: 07/28/1981 Physical Description: 6-2, 220 lbs, Brown hair and blue eyes.
15 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Red Bluff-Tehama County police and fire reports ~ April 16,2014
The following information is compiled from Red Bluff Police Department, Tehama County Sheriff's Department, Corning Police Department and California Highway Patrol logs.
15 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Red Bluff-Tehama County police and fire reports: April 15, 2014
The following information is compiled from Red Bluff Police Department, Tehama County Sheriff's Department, Corning Police Department and California Highway Patrol logs.
14 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


District 1 California High School Rodeo Association results
Results of the District 1 California High School Rodeo Association rodeo April 12 -13 in Cottonwood are as follows: All-Around Cowboy: Colton Campbell, Klamath Falls, Ore.
15 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Letter to the editor: April 16, 2014
Red Bluff Police Department is poorly run Editor: Recently, I had to visit the Red Bluff Police Department to deliver some paperwork and filing fees.
15 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Sheriff investigating Wednesday night robbery at Rolling Hills Chevron
Corning >> The Tehama County Sheriff's Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a gas station late Wednesday night.
14 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm



Chico Enterprise Record


Five shooting-related incidents in last 10 days in Chico
Chico >> The Chico Police Department is investigating a fifth shooting-related incident reported in the last 10 days.
14 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Chico Councilor Mary Goloff states she is in recovery for prescription drug use
Chico >> Returning to the Chico City Council for the first time since February, Councilor Mary Goloff said Tuesday she is in recovery for a dependence on prescription medication but has no plans to step down from council.
15 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Armed robbery reported at downtown Chico bank
Chico >> A man claiming to be armed reportedly robbed the Bank Of America in downtown Chico this afternoon.
14 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Death notices for April 16
ENGLAND: Theresa England, 58, of Chico, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Chico. Arrangements are under the direction of Bidwell Chapel, 342-4291.
14 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Orland residents cope with aftermath of bus crash
Orland >> Just a few blocks from the site of the crash that ended at least 10 lives on Thursday, the citizens of Orland held a town hall meeting to talk about what happened and to see how they could help both each other and the victims of the
14 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Chico police sponsoring three at academy
Chico >> The Chico Police Department will be sponsoring three people to attend the Butte College Law Enforcement Academy for the first time in six years, after the department saw a meager turnout of applicants to join its ranks.
14 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Man charged with marathon hoax
BOSTON (AP) — A man who authorities say was taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the deadly pressure cooker bombings is scheduled to appear in court on today.
15 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Referendum to block most recent Butte pot growing rules certified
OROVILLE >> A referendum petition aimed at blocking Butte County's most recently enacted marijuana cultivation rules has been certified as having enough signatures to be valid.
14 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


Update: Glenn County sheriff confirms identity of four Orland bus crash victims
WILLOWS >> The Glenn County Sheriff-Coroner's Office has confirmed the identity of four of the victims of Thursday's crash as a chaperon, the bus driver, the driver of the tractor-trailer, and one student.
14 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm


California considers protecting rare gray wolf
FRESNO, Calif. — A state board will consider granting the gray wolf endangered species status today, giving it a chance at returning to California in significant numbers after a decades-long hiatus.
15 Apr 2014 at 11:00pm



Redding.com

Thinking small at Turtle Bay's Nano Days exhibit
Kids can learn about tiny science in exhibit at Turtle Bay.
15 Apr 2014 at 6:00pm



UPDATED: Pedestrian struck in Redding
A man is at a local hospital after having been struck by a pickup while attempting to cross East Cypress Avenue at Bechelli Lane during high traffic.
16 Apr 2014 at 3:30pm


Live updates: Fish and Game debates endangered status of gray wolf
Follow along for live updates as California's Fish and Game Commission contemplates protecting the gray wolf as an endangered species in California.
16 Apr 2014 at 9:42am


Trio suspected of murder to face preliminary hearing today
The Tehama County Superior Court will hold the preliminary hearing for three men accused of killing a marijuana grower during a robbery and running from authorities in a chase that led to a manhunt.
16 Apr 2014 at 4:00am


Today in History: April 16, 2014
In 1914: Francis Wright, 25, a female resident of the red light district in Kennett, was found murdered by a head blow inflicted by a hammer in the hands of a miner who was jealous or vengeful because she refused to marry him.
15 Apr 2014 at 11:59pm


North State in brief: April 16, 2014
North State news in brief.
15 Apr 2014 at 10:00pm


CHP: Bicyclist, 16, hit by truck in Cottonwood
A 16-year-old was taken to Mercy Medical Center this evening after being hit by a Ford F-150 pickup, paramedics said.
15 Apr 2014 at 8:56pm


Pickett to raise North State Symphony baton for last time next month
Seach underway to find replacement for longtime conductor and music director.
15 Apr 2014 at 6:00pm
by jschultz@redding.com (Jim Schultz)


Shasta Lake council votes to put marijuana tax before voters
The Shasta Lake City Council will likely decide whether to place a marijuana tax on the November ballot during its meeting tonight.
15 Apr 2014 at 6:00pm
by katie.gillespie@redding.com (Katie Gillespie)


Coroner confirms names of four bus crash victims, including drivers
Bus driver among those identified.
15 Apr 2014 at 6:00pm
by jszydlowski@redding.com (Joe Szydlowski)




Sacramento CBSLocal


CalPERS Leaves Medical Costs For 5 Valley, Sierra Counties In Bay Area Region
One of the nation's largest public pension funds moved Yolo County into the Sacramento region, but left nearly half a dozen others in its Bay Area region, despite the fact some are more than 100 miles away.
16 Apr 2014 at 5:22pm


Sacramento?s Kevin Johnson Sworn-In As Leader Of U.S. Conference Of Mayors
"We don't want to wait on Washington to solve our problems," he said. "We don't have time to deal with bickering that goes back and forth between Democrats and Republicans."
16 Apr 2014 at 5:03pm


Fire Trucks Collide, Forcing One Into Southern California Restaurant
Monterey Park police Lt. Carrie Mazelin says the crash Wednesday afternoon took place while other trucks were responding to a fire call.
16 Apr 2014 at 5:00pm


Fix 50: Stay Up To Date With The Latest Traffic Conditions
Get the latest live updates on where slowdowns could be hampering your Sacramento area commute.
16 Apr 2014 at 4:26pm


Governor Calls Special Session On Rainy-Day Fund
Saying the state's budget surplus should be used to pay down debt, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a special session of the Legislature to make changes to a rainy-day fund measure on the November ballot.
16 Apr 2014 at 3:44pm


Judges: Feds Should Have Consulted About Harm To Tiny Fish From Water Deals
An appeals court said Wednesday that federal officials should have consulted wildlife agencies about potential harm to a tiny, threatened fish before issuing contracts for water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
16 Apr 2014 at 3:24pm


Oracle: We?re Not To Blame For Cover Oregon?s Failed Launch
This assertion goes directly against what Oregon officials have told the public and independent investigators who reviewed the project: that Oracle was to blame because the tech giant's staff regularly reassured the state that the portal was almost ready, asserting that the next release of the website would work.
16 Apr 2014 at 3:19pm


2 Inmates Missing From Mule Creek State Prison
Authorities are on the lookout for two inmates who walked away from the Mule Creek State Prison's minimum security facility Wednesday morning.
16 Apr 2014 at 3:05pm


Athletics Insider Joe Stiglitch talks about Oakland?s Highs and Lows
The Oakland A’s insider Joe Stiglitch joins the show and talks about instant replay and how they aren’t getting every call right after reviewing the play, also he says its breaking the flow of the game […]
16 Apr 2014 at 2:02pm


Knife Found In Enchilada At Sonoma Airport
A woman is facing a possible fine after federal officials say they found a knife inside an enchilada in her bag during security screening at a Northern California airport.
16 Apr 2014 at 1:43pm



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