Gov. Jerry Brown’s downtown renovation plan includes the possible tear-down of part of the state Capitol, officials said Tuesday, as the Legislature’s nonpartisan fiscal analyst raised concerns with the administration’s overall building proposal.
Ever contrarian, New Hampshire voters scrambled the presidential race again. The outsiders who came in second in the Iowa caucuses last week – Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump – won and it wasn’t even close.
The Valley fire blackened 76,067 acres of Northern California hill country in September 2015, killing four people and destroying 1,280 homes during one of the state's worst fire seasons. Among the conflagration's victims are David and Cindy Leonard, driven from their Cobb Mountain home in Lake County when it was burned to its foundation. Like many of the displaced, the Leonards vowed to rebuild. A story about their journey, the first in an occasional series, is scheduled for publication in The Sacramento Bee on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016.
David Leonard, Paul Kitagaki Jr. The Sacramento Bee