Gas prices in the Sacramento area and throughout California are in full launch mode. The average retail price of gasoline in the Sacramento area spiked 40.5 cents over the past week to $3.18 a gallon, according to the weekly report issued Monday (March 2) by national gas price tracker GasBuddy.com, which does a daily survey of more than 700 gas outlets in the area.
Supreme Court justices raised tough questions Monday about Arizona’s use of an independent commission to draw legislative maps, in a case crucial for political operators and reformers in California and beyond.
More than 1,000 property owners in California’s Central Valley and the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta are struggling to satisfy a state order to prove their water rights are valid. The order arose from a battle over scarce water during the prolonged drought. In many cases, the proof exists only in property records that date to the 1800s.
New Helvetia Theatre Co. says it won’t be producing any more shows after being “priced out” by the new owners of its building on R Street. The building was purchased recently as the R Street corridor undergoes significant redevelopment.
The parents of Samantha Green, who is accused of killing her infant child, said in a statement Sunday morning that their daughter loved 20-day-old Justice Rees “very much” and that she would never intentionally harm him.
News that a Scottish woman is recruiting girls as young as 15 to travel to Syria and become Islamic State wives is troubling, to say the least. When I was in junior high school, I felt that many of the girls I knew would make excellent terrorists. However, I never thought that they would ever turn pro.
Cal Fire has disciplined 15 employees in the aftermath of a CHP investigation connected to a murder case and an alleged sex tape made at its Ione Academy. While Cal Fire announced how many employees were disciplined, it has refused The Bee’s public records request for the disciplinary record.