California regulators are tailoring their emergency cutback orders based on how much water cities reported using last summer. Now that the numbers matter, scores of water agencies are saying their reports contained errors. At stake is exactly how much water millions of Californians will be allowed to use this year.
Sacramento city leaders have talked for years about bringing streetcars back downtown. The trolleys, they say, would enliven the city and be an economic catalyst. This month, downtown voters get to decide.
Sacramento-area colleges rally to offer guidance to displaced Heald College students. Some students worry about the challenges of transferring credits to a college that fits their chosen curriculum. Experts say transferring any credit to a similar line of study means forfeiting federal loan forgiveness.
The Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles has acquired nearly 450 internment-camp artifacts set for auction. “Star Trek” actor George Takei helped broker the deal. A Facebook page – Japanese American History NOT for sale – started in Sacramento, played a role in saving the artifacts from auction.
GATEway Garden forms a sustainable bond between UC Davis and the community. A former eyesore is transformed into a showcase for both college and downtown Davis. Debuting Sunday, the new garden features more than 25,000 low-water native plants.
Two men were arrested and face drug charges after their suspected lab blew up in Nevada County. The wife of one suspect and their baby were hurt in the resulting house fire. The suspects were making honey oil, authorities say.
Golden State Warriors fans initially were upset with the trade that sent popular guard Monta Ellis to Milwaukee for center Andrew Bogut. But that deal is now paying off. With Bogut anchoring the league’s best defense, the Warriors are among the favorites to win the NBA championship.
Sacramento has avoided the violence that followed recent deaths of black men at the hands of police in other cities. Police leaders here have held themselves accountable. Still, Mayor Kevin Johnson says city is not immune.