Starting Jan. 1, gas and diesel fuel will be subject to California’s cap-and-trade market, a 2-year-old regulatory mechanism that puts a price on carbon spewed into the atmosphere. The result will be higher gasoline and diesel prices, and probably more controversy for a state program that’s already been attacked in the courts by the business community.
The Run to Feed the Hungry, the annual calorie-burning event through Sacramento, went off for the 21st time on Thursday. What started with 800 runners has turned into an enormous tradition for thousands of families throughout Northern California. In honor of the race, we bring to you 6.2 facts you may or may not have known about Run to Feed the Hungry. That’s one fact for every mile in the 10-kilometer race.
Coach Mike Papadopoulos, whose Vacaville team plays Grant in Friday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division II championship game, said the Bulldogs have “weathered one storm, and now we have another” after beating Del Oro.