| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:14 PM
A patient at the Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center who was potentially exposed to the Ebola virus has tested negative, hospital officials confirmed Thursday night.
The unidentified patient was being cared for in a specially equipped...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:30 AM
As long as there have been state capitals, there have been people outside those capitals lamenting that lawmakers -- in Sacramento, Denver, Des Moines, Atlanta, fill-in-the-blank -- are too far removed and too far detached from the people and interests...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:00 AM
In 1994, California voters approved Proposition 187, a controversial ballot measure to deny public services, such as public education and healthcare, to people in the country illegally.
Although most of its provisions were struck down in court,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:30 PM
The cause of California’s embarrassingly low voter turnout Tuesday can be easily summarized by a simple equation: Relative contentment + a sense of predestined outcome = little incentive to vote.
Voters come in many shades and flavors. Some are...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:10 PM
The latest campaign mailer in the contest for California secretary of state features a photo of a man in handcuffs and reads, “YOU CAN SLAP THE CUFFS ON SACRAMENTO BY VOTING 4 DAN SCHNUR.”
The mailer is in response to criminal cases filed...
| Jan 16, 2011
A Sacramento native paid his $14,000 tuition to the University of Colorado, Boulder in $1 bills.
Nic Ramos says he's trying to get people thinking about the increasing cost of an education. The $14,000 out-of-state tuition is for one semester at his...
| Dec 14, 2010
The Sacramento Sheriff's Department is investigating a deadly shootout that happened at a strip mall at Stockton Boulevard and Lindale Drive in South Sacramento.
According to the sheriff's department at least two men stormed into the Fly Cuts barber shop...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 7:28 AM
A 29-year-old man has been booked for being under the influence of narcotics after a standoff in downtown Sacramento Friday morning.
The man, identified by cops as Jonathan Adams apparently threatened security guards at the Daily Parking structure just...
| May 19, 2011
| 12:36 PM
A lawyer for Theodore Kaczynski, known as the Unabomber, says the FBI will have to get a court order to obtain DNA samples for its investigation of the 1982 Tylenol poisonings in the Chicago area that killed seven people.
John Balasz said he's...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 7:21 PM
A Southwest Airlines flight landed safely at a military base in Yuma, Arizona, on Friday with what passengers described as a 3-foot hole in the fuselage of the Boeing 737.
Southwest Flight 812 was on its way to Sacramento when it made an emergency...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 6:20 PM
Names of the deputies involved in the deadly shootout at a Port Orchard Walmart have been released. Veteran deputy Krista Rae McDonald fired the shot that killed the gunman Sunday.
McDonald, 38, is a 10-year veteran of the Kitsap County Sheriff's...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 5:25 AM
Southwest Airlines is grounding dozens of flights Monday, as the airline examines its planes looking for metal fatigue and cracks.
Widespread cracking was found on the skin of the Boeing 737 that made an emergency landing on Friday in Arizona,...