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Critical University of California, Davis Alert System Failed During Officer Shooting, Officials say

(TNS) - A critical emergency alert system designed to warn UC Davis students and staff failed to fully notify the campus until more than an hour after Davis police Officer Natalie Corona was shot and killed blocks from the university, officials announced, calling the breakdown “unacceptable.” The Wa


Atmospheric River Destroys Yolo County Crops

MADISON (CBS13)— The atmospheric river that pounded the region left behind a river of its own. The frontage road at Highway 505 was submerged. The field next to it was full of blooming alfalfa.


Where to watch the funeral procession for Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona

There will be several places where mourners and supporters of Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona will be able to view the funeral procession Friday for the fallen cop. Corona’s funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the UC Davis ARC Pavilion and is expected to last approximately one hour.


Cars Stuck In Yolo County Road Off Highway 505 Flooded After Storm

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Many cities across the Sacramento Valley saw more than two inches of rain over the past 48 hours as storms rolled through the region. According to the NWS Sacramento’s estimates, Sacramento saw 2.68 inches as of 4 a.m. Thursday.


News Brief: Cars submerged under flood waters in Madison

At least three sedans were partially submerged in flood waters on on a county road near Madison on Thursday, stuck in mud and water brought on by torrential rains less than 24 hours earlier.


California voters must approve law to end bail before trial

SACRAMENTO (AP) — The nation’s first law eliminating bail for suspects awaiting trial is on hold until California voters decide whether to overturn it, officials said Wednesday.


For law enforcement, hope in Yolo County turns to heartbreak in Davis

Last week, there was nothing but joy in the atrium of the Yolo County Administration Building where Yolo County Sheriff Tom Lopez ascended to the role of the county’s top law enforcement officer to the cheers and applause of his fellow deputies. Just one day later, in his first act as sheriff, Lopez


Former Woodland councilman named to flood panel

It didn’t take former Woodland mayor and councilman Skip Davies to return to city government — about 41 days as a matter of fact. Davies was named to the city’s Flood Control Advisory Board on Tuesday night by the City Council without debate.


Restaurant worker who says she was fired for speaking Spanish fights back

Francisca Pérez said she was going about her job as a line cook at a high-end California restaurant, where she worked for over a decade, when the owner fired her for speaking Spanish to a fellow worker.


Man Face Four Counts of False Imprisonment, Battery, Endangering a Child and Resisting Arrest

The preliminary hearing of Jeffery Emmons on four counts of false imprisonment, battery, endangering a child, and resisting arrest was held on January 16, 2019. Honorable Judge Reed presided in Department 7. All of these charges occurred from one night with the complaining witness, Ms. CM, on Novemb


Driver Faces Charges for Driving under the Influence

Driver under the Influence Crashes, Leading to Subsequent Crash. In Department 14 on Tuesday, Judge David Rosenberg presided over the case of Mr. Theodoro Mendiblez, who is facing charges for a DUI causing injury, with enhancements for having a blood alcohol content of over 0.15 percent. The defenda


Selling Food From Your Kitchen Is Legal In California, But There's A Catch

A new law in California allows home cooks to prepare and sell meals out of their personal digs as of January 1. But would-be household hash slingers shouldn't grab their aprons and chef hats just yet. The law — the first of its kind in the country — has a major caveat: counties have to opt in, and s


New decor for Woodland’s City Hall replaces 30 years of history

For at least 30 years, maybe more, they’ve attended every Woodland City Council meeting in City Hall. They’ve also been at every meeting of the Planning Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission and every other city commission along with untold numbers of public gatherings and swearing-in ceremoni


Investigation Finds Misconduct by Former California Lawmaker

SACRAMENTO (AP) — A former California state lawmaker likely kissed a legislative employee against her will, according to a state Assembly investigation made public Wednesday.


Dutch Bros. Locations Donating $1 Per Drink Towards Officer Corona Memorial Fund

DAVIS (CBS13) – More than a dozen Dutch Bros. locations throughout the Central Valley and the North Bay will be raising money for the Natalie Corona Memorial Fund on Thursday.


Davis Fire Department Retiring Truck Struck By Cop Killer’s Bullets

DAVIS (CBS13) — We’re getting our first look at the bullet-riddled Davis fire truck hit by the gunman who ambushed and killed Davis police officer Natalie Corona. Davis firefighters were also on the scene of the traffic collision with Corona when that gunman opened fire, killing her. The firefighter


California's effort to end cash bail on hold

SACRAMENTO (KRON) - California's effort to end cash bail is now on hold. Months before the state was set to get rid of cash bail and put bail bondsmen out of business, the secretary of state announced a referendum against the new law now qualifies for the 2020 ballot.


Traffic Alert: Memorial Service in Davis

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The memorial service for fallen Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona. is scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at UC Davis ARC Pavilion, 232 ARC, One Shields Ave.


Downtown Sacramento Restaurant Facing Possible Eviction

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A Downtown Sacramento restaurant co-owned by a Kings player is in danger of being evicted. El Rey, which means “the king”, is on K Street near DOCO. The building’s owner alleges in a lawsuit that the restaurant’s owners owe more than $50,000 in rent.


UCD’s warning app failure blamed on vendor

Rave Mobile Safety, the vendor providing the WarnMe-Aggie Alert emergency warning service for UC Davis, has taken responsibility for the technical issue that affected the ability of emergency managers to send alerts to the entire campus in connection with last week’s shooting of a police officer and