| Apr 2, 2011
| 11:43 AM
Passengers arrived at the Sacramento International Airport shortly before 9:30pm after waiting in Yuma.
"I'm glad to be home. I wanted to get home and hug my children, so it was scary," passenger Brenda Reese said.
News crews were also waiting for...
| Jun 21, 2011
Longtime UCLA Extension writing teacher
Phyllis Gebauer, 82, a teacher for two decades in the UCLA Extension Writers' Program who recently donated to the program signed first editions by reclusive author Thomas Pynchon, died Wednesday at...
| Apr 10, 2011
John McCracken, an artist whose fusion of painting with geometric sculpture in the mid-1960s came to embody an aesthetic distinctive to postwar Los Angeles, died Friday in New York. He was 76.
McCracken had lived in Santa Fe, N.M., since 1994 and,...
| Jan 7, 2011
Gen. Vang Pao, the controversial but revered Hmong leader who was a key ally to the United States during the Vietnam War, died Thursday in Clovis, Calif. He was 81.
Vang Pao was admitted to a hospital for pneumonia Dec. 26 shortly after his traditional...
| Apr 3, 2011
A. Alan Post, the longtime legislative analyst who watched over the budgets of California governors from Earl Warren to Jerry Brown, has died. He was 96.
Post, who also was a well-regarded artist, died March 26 of natural causes at his home in...
| May 22, 2011
Richard Steinheimer, a master of railroad photography whose poetic images documented a half-century of trains and the landscape of the American West, has died. He was 81.
Steinheimer died May 4 at his Sacramento home of Alzheimer's disease, said his...
| Jan 11, 2011
Roman Catholic Bishop John J. Ward of Los Angeles, who had been one of three surviving American bishops who participated in the groundbreaking Second Vatican Council in the early 1960s, died Sunday in Culver City. He was 90.
Ward died of complications...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 11:22 PM
The forbidden love affair made a brief stop in Sacramento on its way to Sunday’s tragic ending. Anthony Martinez spent almost a week in the county jail back in mid October; he was arrested with a 13 year old runaway from Salt Lake City. But,...
| Jun 15, 2011
Edward G. 'Ted' Jones
Scientist studied brain anatomy, schizophrenia
Dr. Edward G. "Ted" Jones, 72, a former UC Irvine neuroscientist who was an expert on brain anatomy and the causes of schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders, collapsed and...
| Oct 6, 2010
A 13-year-old Utah girl will be reunited with her family later this week after being discovered in Sacramento with a 30-year-old man.
According to KSL-TV, 13-year-old Astrid Valdivia of Clearfield, Utah left her family a note saying she was running...
| May 6, 2011
| 12:32 PM
Surely Kim Barker is the only foreign correspondent to sum up Afghan President Hamid Karzai as "whiny and conflicted, a combination of Woody Allen, Chicken Little and Jimmy Carter," with a national government that "seemed about as effective as a student...
| Nov 30, 2010
What if, instead of making a $10 insurance copayment for your cholesterol lowering drug, your employer provided it and other drugs to manage chronic conditions for free? What if your company also paid for weight management and smoking cessation classes?...