Sacramento

Boy accused of killing 13-year-old girl found in her bedroom

ROCKLIN — A teenage boy accused of killing a 13-year-old girl fled…

 

Sacramento police shoot, kill knife-waving suspect

SACRAMENTO — Two Sacramento police officers fatally shot a knife-waving suspect in…

 

A wounded man stands by another wounded man sitting on the steps of the California state Capitol after members of right-wing extremists groups holding a rally outside the state Capitol building clashed with counter-protesters in Sacramento on Sunday. (Paul Kitagaki Jr./The Sacramento Bee via AP)

Sacramento police panned for slow response to Capitol clash

SACRAMENTO — Authorities were anticipating violence as a white nationalist group planned…

 

Police escort a wounded man away from the Capitol in Sacramento on Sunday after members of right-wing extremists groups holding a rally  there clashed with counterprotesters. (AP Photo/Steven Styles)

10 stabbed, beaten at protest outside Capitol in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO — Ten people were wounded — two of them with life-threatening…

Police escort a wounded man away from the Capitol in Sacramento on Sunday after members of right-wing extremists groups holding a rally  there clashed with counterprotesters. (AP Photo/Steven Styles)
Law enforcement drawings of a suspected serial killer believed to have committed at least 12 murders across California in the 1970's and 1980's are seen at a news conference about the investigation Wednesday in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Reward offered in 40-year-old California serial killer case

SACRAMENTO — Forty years ago, kids rode their bikes unsupervised through suburban…

Law enforcement drawings of a suspected serial killer believed to have committed at least 12 murders across California in the 1970's and 1980's are seen at a news conference about the investigation Wednesday in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Vivian Thorp, right, sits beside her daughters Zosia Scislowski, and Janina Scislowski, right, Tuesday at their home in Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

California budget to eliminate contentious welfare policy

SACRAMENTO — The governor of California has given in to liberal lawmakers…

Vivian Thorp, right, sits beside her daughters Zosia Scislowski, and Janina Scislowski, right, Tuesday at their home in Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Democrats in the California Senate plan another attempt to outlaw the sale of assault rifles with easily detachable ammunition magazines known as bullet buttons. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli,File)

California Democrats advance gun control bills after Orlando

SACRAMENTO — Democrats on a California legislative panel voted Tuesday to advance…

Democrats in the California Senate plan another attempt to outlaw the sale of assault rifles with easily detachable ammunition magazines known as bullet buttons. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli,File)

12-year-old California student ready to start university

SACRAMENTO — A 12-year-old Sacramento student who already has three college degrees…

FILE - In this June 2015 file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown, sitting top far left, speaks with board members of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California during their monthly meeting in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

California water suppliers back plan to manage conservation

FRESNO -- Officials with water districts throughout drought-stricken California said Wednesday they…

FILE - In this June 2015 file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown, sitting top far left, speaks with board members of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California during their monthly meeting in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
In this Jan. 9. 2016, file photo Gov. Jerry Brown discusses the increase in school funding in the past four years as he unveils his proposed state budget plan at a Capitol news conference in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Gov. Jerry Brown preps California budget revision amid tighter revenue

SACRAMENTO — As Gov. Jerry Brown prepares to release his revised state…

In this Jan. 9. 2016, file photo Gov. Jerry Brown discusses the increase in school funding in the past four years as he unveils his proposed state budget plan at a Capitol news conference in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
This Sept. 15, 2015 file photo, taken with a drone, shows a street in Middletown, Calif., where several homes were completely destroyed by the Lake County wildfire. The number of new housing units in California declined last year for the first time since the start of the economic recovery, due mostly to wildfires that scorched more that 2,000 homes in Lake and Calaveras counties. (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff, File)

Wildfires cause dip in new California housing units

SACRAMENTO — The number of new housing units in California declined last…

This Sept. 15, 2015 file photo, taken with a drone, shows a street in Middletown, Calif., where several homes were completely destroyed by the Lake County wildfire. The number of new housing units in California declined last year for the first time since the start of the economic recovery, due mostly to wildfires that scorched more that 2,000 homes in Lake and Calaveras counties. (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff, File)
In San Francisco politics, Assemblyman David Chiu may be the unprincipled lapdog of Ron Conway, but the so-called “moderates” in Sacramento are beholden to just about everyone else. (Noah Berger/2012 AP)

The Sacramento Problem

In San Francisco, we contort ourselves crafting ambitious policies to solve problems…

In San Francisco politics, Assemblyman David Chiu may be the unprincipled lapdog of Ron Conway, but the so-called “moderates” in Sacramento are beholden to just about everyone else. (Noah Berger/2012 AP)
On Saturday, March 26, California legislators and labor unions reached an agreement that will take the state's minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Deal reached to take California minimum wage to $15 an hour

SACRAMENTO — California legislators and labor unions have reached a tentative agreement…

On Saturday, March 26, California legislators and labor unions reached an agreement that will take the state's minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
In this Feb. 26, 2013, file photo, inmates walk through the exercise yard at California State Prison Sacramento, near Folsom.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Judge considers blocking California governor’s prison plan

SACRAMENTO — A judge is set to consider Wednesday whether to block…

In this Feb. 26, 2013, file photo, inmates walk through the exercise yard at California State Prison Sacramento, near Folsom.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
This Dec. 17, 2016 photo provided by Earthworks shows an overhead aerial view of the relief well at the Aliso Canyon facility above the Porter Ranch area of Los Angeles. (Pete Dronkers/Earthworks via AP)

Lawmakers consider moratorium on gas operations after leak

SACRAMENTO — A bill to extend a moratorium on operations at the…

This Dec. 17, 2016 photo provided by Earthworks shows an overhead aerial view of the relief well at the Aliso Canyon facility above the Porter Ranch area of Los Angeles. (Pete Dronkers/Earthworks via AP)
Shane Barnett peers down a steep hill toward his burned home in Cobb, where fire still burns on Cobb Mountain. (Randy Pench/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

$43M in California fire prevention money goes unspent

SACRAMENTO — A state fire prevention account has ended recent fiscal years…

Shane Barnett peers down a steep hill toward his burned home in Cobb, where fire still burns on Cobb Mountain. (Randy Pench/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

Tenderloin shooting victim questioned in connection with Sacramento homicide

A 23-year-old man who police thought was the victim of a shooting…

Firefighter Thomas Fitzpatrick walks past the remains of a house destroyed in a wildfire several days earlier, Tuesday, in Middletown. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Computer models failing to accurately predict path of flames

SACRAMENTO — Wildfires that have raged in California this summer haven't just…

Firefighter Thomas Fitzpatrick walks past the remains of a house destroyed in a wildfire several days earlier, Tuesday, in Middletown. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Debbie Ziegler holds a photo of her daughter, Brittany Maynard, as she receives congratulations from Ellen Pontac, after a right-to die measure was approved by the state Assembly. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California lawmakers approve right-to-die legislation

SACRAMENTO — The state Assembly approved legislation Wednesday that would allow terminally…

Debbie Ziegler holds a photo of her daughter, Brittany Maynard, as she receives congratulations from Ellen Pontac, after a right-to die measure was approved by the state Assembly. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California urged to return $331 million meant for homeowners

SACRAMENTO — Several California lawmakers and community assistance groups are calling on…