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Mayor says Stephon Clark death wounded Sacramento, calls for $200 million community fund

Saying the death of Stephon Clark last year ripped open old wounds in the city, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg on Tuesday said he will push to invest $200 million in Sacramento’s lower-income neighborhoods in the coming years in an attempt to avoid other such tragic events.


Trump plans to cancel $929M for California high-speed rail

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Trump administration plans to cancel $929 million for California high-speed rail and wants state to return $2.5 billion. "The FRA has determined that CHSRA has materially failed to comply with terms of agreement and failed to make reasonable progress on the project."


Three Sacramento men arrested with $50,000 in pills after 100-mph pursuit, police say

Three Sacramento men were arrested following a 100-mph pursuit after a Saturday robbery in Mendocino County, police said Monday in a news release. Jakell Watts, 21, Eural Strickland, 18, and Dejoa Larue, 23, were arrested Saturday in connection with a robbery in which three suspects wearing bandanas


Cyber-sabotage, wildfires, weather — a web of threats to the power supply could leave Californians in the dark

Russians hack Ukraine’s electricity network, turning lights off and on at will, rendering the country’s best tech hands helpless to intervene. North Korea takes over the controls of a South Korean nuclear power plant. Snipers with high-velocity rifles unleash a fusillade on a transmission station ne


California Might Add Lanes With No Speed Limit to Major Highways

Is the American autobahn alive in the Golden State?. Those dreaming of an American autobahn have a new and unlikely hero in the famously risk-averse state of California, where a state senator has introduced legislation that would create new driving lanes with no speed limit on two major highways. Th


Gavin Newsom lists his Marin County home for $5.995 million as he pivots to life in Sacramento

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has put his Marin County home on the market at $5.995 million. In December, Newsom and his wife Jennifer Siebel Newsom bought a 12,000-square-foot, six-bedroom house in the Fair Oaks neighborhood of Sacramento for $3.7 million. The Newsoms and their four children are tem


Transcript: Sacramento State Of The City 2019

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg delivered the 2019 State of the City address from the Sam and Bonnie Pannell Community Center in Meadowview. Read through his prepared remarks below.


Bystanders Rush To Save Man Who Fell Into Frigid Sacramento River

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Rescue crews were dispatched Monday after reports of a man being swept away into the Sacramento River near Old Sacramento and the Tower Bridge. The tail end of a dramatic river rescue was even caught on camera.


Sacramento`s Masked Singer: Who is the Unicorn Singing Britney Spears?

"The Masked Singer" on FOX is a massive hit, so we're putting our own spin on it!. Each morning this week, a local celebrity will don a mask and try to stump our anchors. Will you be able to figure out who is behind the Unicorn Mask?


Trump wants California to pay back billions for bullet train

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Trump administration plans to cancel $929 million in U.S. money for California's beleaguered high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion it's already spent.


How Golden State Killer Joseph DeAngelo's Divorce Could Effect Murder, Rape Trial

Joseph DeAngelo, popularly known as the East Area Rapist or Golden State Killer, is embroiled in a divorce case. Court records show DeAngelo's estranged wife, Sharon Huddle, filed for divorce in 2018.


President Trump criticizes California over lawsuit against border wall

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — President Donald Trump is criticizing California's lead role in a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.


Sacramento Man Arrested During Virginia Capitol Protest Over Northam

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A protester at the Virginia Capitol has been arrested during a protest against Gov. Ralph Northam. Capitol Police said 23-year-old Patrick Talamantes of Sacramento, California, was charged with vandalism and littering after he tossed a container of red dye in a Capitol fountain.


Experts say rare mega-storm to hit California will be 3 times as damaging as San Andreas earthquake

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - A warning for California: get ready for the "other big one." That's what scientists are calling the rare mega-storm, which is predicted to cause three times as much damage as a major earthquake that would hit along the San Andreas Fault.


Man punches and throws hot coffee on Sikh 7-Eleven clerk because he 'hates Muslims'

A man has been charged with a hate crime after allegedly attacking a Sikh employee of a California 7-Eleven convenience store. The man can allegedly be seen on surveillance footage punching the employee, and throwing coffee on him after he attempted to leave without paying for coffee. The man, ident


3 men shot dead at California home in upscale, gated community; homicide investigation launched

Authorities are investigating the deaths of three men who were shot and killed inside a California home located in a gated community Monday. Los Angeles fire officials discovered the men’s bodies inside the Porter Ranch house after someone “associated with the people inside the house” called 911 and


California flu deaths up despite fewer infections. Watch for signs you need a doctor

Although the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is classifying this flu season as low in severity, California medical providers have reported more deaths related to influenza during this flu season than they did for the comparable period a year ago.


How volunteer nurses team with winter shelter to care for Sacramento County homeless

Lifelong Carmichael resident Michelle Cook thought the dark blotches in the wound on her leg were just scabs until nurses from Mercy San Juan Medical Center told her, no, it was infected.


Double duty for firefighters who deal with second blaze at same south Sacramento home

Firefighters had to put out two fires, six hours apart, at the same south Sacramento home late Sunday night and early Monday morning. They first responded just before 11 p.m. Sunday to what turned out to be a grease fire at a home on the 2300 block of 52nd Avenue near Sacramento Executive Airport, s


Federal tax changes could be why California’s budget is more than $2 billion below projections

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s hopes for a record-setting tax revenue windfall this year could depend on whether California’s wealthiest residents are simply waiting until the last moment to pay up — a reaction to the 2017 federal tax changes championed by President Trump.