November 29: A Sacramento teen and sister of the nationally renown mixed martial artist Urijah Faber was critically injured in a car accident after finishing Black Friday shopping at the Roseville Galleria. Read the story here.
May 13: State parks officials announced the closure of 70 parks because of the state budget deficit, including the governor's mansion and the Stanford mansion (pictured) in Sacramento. Read the story here.
April 8: Assembly Chief Sergeant-at-Arms Ronald Pane has given four legislators permission to carry concealed weapons in the state Capitol, according to two senior Senate staff members who have been informed of the decision. Read the story here.
September 14: Though President Barack Obama is strongly favored to win California in his re-election bid next year, the poll suggests many Democrats may vote for him only begrudgingly, and it is yet another indication of weakening support nationwide. Read the story here.