Horoscopes July 5, 2021: Huey Lewis, impatience will cost you

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Megan Rapinoe, 36; Dave Haywood, 39; Edie Falco, 58; Huey Lewis, 71. U.S. Soccer star Megan Rapinoe  (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) Happy Birthday: Impatience will cost you. Slow down, smell the roses and give yourself plenty of time to figure out what you want to do next. Taking a different approach may be frightening, but it will also be an entry into something new and exciting. Embrace the future with optimism, and use your experience and insight to do what’s best for you. Your numbers are 9, 13, 22, 25, 34, 35, 49. ARIES (March 21-April 19): Put your heart on the line and show someone you love how much. A kind gesture or romantic advance will bring you closer to long-term plans. Honesty and honoring promises will seal a deal. Use your skills to fulfill a professional dream. 3 stars TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Reconnect with people or organizations you know you can lean on for insight and suggestions. Emotional situations will lead to uncertainty and confusion. Be reasonable, and you’ll develop a logical solution. Don’t let…

Crowds Celebrate July 4th Across Sacramento Region As State Eases Out Of Pandemic

WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The bombastic bright colors of fireworks for the Fourth of July can make anyone feel like a kid again. The excitement and energy filled people at Sutter Health Park in West Sacramento for people and others who were able to attend their favorite Independence Day events around the region. “Just being super excited, finally making fun memories with the kids and the family,” said Stephanie Eng, who attended the El Dorado County Fourth Of July event in Placerville. “I’m excited to see what they’ve put together after having a year off,” said Tom West III, who also attended the event in Placerville. Jody Gray, the CEO of the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, said the day has been an exciting but somewhat overwhelming experience. “We had to plan it as if it was going to happen, knowing that might not happen. So it was kind of like last year trying to do our fair and knowing that it might not happen. But this had more positive potential every day,” Gray said. This day felt especially special for some after such a long…

Torn Flotation Device Leads To Styrofoam Spill On Lake Tahoe

LAKE TAHOE (CBS13) – A styrofoam spill at Lake Tahoe left lots of tiny plastic pellets coating a north shore beach this week. Pictures of the spill were shared by a beachgoer on social media, and people seeking to keep Tahoe clean came out in droves to help contain the damage. The pictures were posted on social media by a Lake Tahoe researcher and got an instant reaction. “That kind of sent the flair up,” said Chris Joseph, with Keep Tahoe Blue. The organization was one of many that got to work on the quick clean-up effort. “Thousands of fish egg-sized, tiny polystyrene, also called styrofoam, balls, which is a petroleum-based plastic product, just littering the beach,” Joseph said. “Maybe tens of thousands of them.” Cleanup crews discovered a torn flotation device was the source of the spill. People used all sorts of homemade tools to get the plastic out of the water. “They literally had kitchen colanders and sieves, and rakes, and just something with a fine grain mesh that could sift the water and sand out of these tiny little balls,” Joseph said.…

Improperly Soaked Used Fireworks Caused North Sacramento House Fire, Officials Say

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Fourth of July fireworks were the cause of a fire that damaged a house in North Sacramento, officials said on Sunday. According to the Sacramento Fire Department, the one-alarm blaze happened along the 3700 block of Knightlinger Street, southeast of the Norwood Avenue exit off of Interstate 80. Investigators said legal fireworks were used, but evidence pointed toward them not being properly soaked in water before being discarded. The fire department said used fireworks should be soaked in a bucket of water overnight. Photos from the scene show heavy damage to a good portion of the house. See them below. firework-house-fire-1Improperly soaked used fireworks caused a house fire in North Sacramento on Sunday, July 4, 2021, officials said. (credit: Sacramento Fire Department) firework-house-fire-2Improperly soaked used fireworks caused a house fire in North Sacramento on Sunday, July 4, 2021, officials said. (credit: Sacramento Fire Department) firework-house-fire-3Improperly soaked used fireworks caused a house fire in North Sacramento on Sunday, July 4, 2021, officials said. (credit: Sacramento Fire Department) No injuries were reported in the fire.

Man Arrested For Alleged Online Threats Against Modesto Mayor Sue Zwahlen

MODESTO (CBS13) – A man is in custody accused of making threats toward Modesto Mayor Sue Zwahlen over social media, police said on Sunday. Gopi Rajagopal, 45, of Modesto, was booked into the Stanislaus County Jail on charges of making criminal threats and making threats to a public official. Rajagopal was taken into custody Sunday after investigators completed a thorough assessment and evaluation of the alleged threats toward Zwahlen, police said. Details regarding the alleged threats were not released.

Crews Battle Tractor-Trailer Fire At Mattress Company In Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Crews extinguished a three-alarm blaze at a mattress manufacturer near the Oak Park area on Sunday, the Sacramento Fire Department said. Multiple tractor-trailers were reportedly on fire along 14th Avenue at Sacramento Valley Mattress. Sacramento Fire had to close 14th Avenue at Stockton Boulevard to 40th Street. Just after 5 p.m., a large plume of smoke could be seen over the area. Shortly after 7 p.m., Sacramento Fire said the blaze was contained and mostly put out. The cause was under investigation and no injuries were reported.

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