With the drought intensifying, regulators are turning their focus to holders of California’s oldest water rights. Claim holders have been told to expect curtailments of their ability to divert river water. They include thousands of entities, from individuals and corporations to government agencies.
Tens of thousands of people spent the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, killing at least 1,500 across the region, collapsing modern houses and ancient temples and triggering a landslide on Mount Everest. Officials warned the death toll would rise as more reports came in from far-flung areas.
The Kitchen, one of Sacramento’s top restaurants, is moving to Broadway. It’s leaving its longtime location on Hurley Way. The ownership group includes Selland Family Restaurants, Unger Construction Co. and Silva Stowell Associates.
Sarah Priess was killed after months in a rocky relationship with William Hendrickson, who is accused in her death. Priess leaves behind four children and two families searching for answers. A Sacramento memorial is scheduled for Saturday afternoon.
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber says Sacramento will eventually get an MLS team. But the league first has to decide how quickly it can expand. The young league is dealing with a variety of growing pains.
The Alturus Rancheria is one of the tiniest Indian tribes in California. But it commands an outsized amount of attention from the courts. The adoption of new members, including white men, has fueled conflicts over money.
Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev visited patients at the UC Davis Children’s Hospital on Friday. The reigning beauty queen grew up in Walnut Creek and now travels to children’s hospitals to help lift spirits. Many young children haven’t heard of Miss America. They mistake her for a princess or a Disney character because of her glittering crown and golden locks.
Janis Heaphy Durham said she didn’t plan on penning a book about the otherworldly phenomena experienced after the death of her husband, political consultant Max Besler. She just wanted to understand it. The more she learned, however, the more she wanted to share it with the world.