State highway officials are warning of major traffic delays on Interstate 80 in north Sacramento this weekend due to construction lane closures. The closures will start on Friday at 6 p.m. and last until Monday at 5 a.m. Drivers are asked to use alternate routes.
Sacramento Bee staff writer Matt Barrows assesses five 49ers looking to make an impact during the team's preseason game against the Packers on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. On offense, Barrows points to quarterback Colin Kaepernick, sidelined by injury but anticipating his first preseason action; offensive lineman Anthony Davis, learning the guard position; and emerging tight end Vance McDonald. Barrows is keeping an eye on defenders Jimmie Ward, a cornerback Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is expected to challenge; and impressive rookie defensive tackle Ronald Blair.
California Gov. Jerry Brown wants to pass a ballot measure to make certain nonviolent felons eligible for early release. He scolded Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Sims in a voicemail for what he called a “malicious” mailer opposing the measure. The Sacramento Bee obtained the voicemail.
Jerry Brown scolds Fresno sheriff in voicemail
Deputies arrest man and recover stolen tractor
San Francisco 49ers vs. Green Bay Packers: Matt Barrows' five players to watch