Faced with stagnant sales of low-priced wine and a glut of overseas competitors, grape growers in the Central Valley are ripping out their vines and replacing them with more profitable crops such as almonds.
Residents of Sacramento’s Curtis Park neighborhood on Wednesday night challenged a developer’s notion that rejecting a gas station would turn a planned upscale retail development into a collection of discount stores, pizza joints and check-cashing businesses.
Gov. Jerry Brown’s job approval rating is at a record high, and Californians are in such good spirits that even the Legislature and President Barack Obama’s ratings are rebounding, according to a new poll.
Vaccination is the most effective protection against the highly contagious virus that causes measles, physicians say. Areas of Northern California where families commonly choose not to vaccinate their children will be at particularly high risk if the disease reaches Sacramento.
It will be another historic week for the nationally ranked UC Davis and Sacramento State men’s basketball teams. The CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major No. 18 Aggies and No. 20 Hornets lead their respective conferences and will play home games Thursday and Saturday.
The lie won’t die: A measles outbreak that started at Disneyland has infected nearly 90 people in seven states and Mexico. The virus is spreading, in part, because of parents who refused to immunize their children for fear the measles vaccine would cause autism.
He might as well have moved a mountain as cleared a marathon finish line. Boston bartender Chris Laudani became an instant symbol of the city's resilience for shoveling snow off the yellow and blue Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street, where the 2013 terrorist bombing killed three people and wounded more than 260.