A lawsuit challenging Sacramento’s subsidy for the new Kings arena has cleared a legal hurdle, keeping the suit alive.

There are sections of the American River Parkway that look like another planet.

A Christian Brothers High School volleyball coach in Sacramento, missing since Wednesday, has been found in Klamath Falls, Oregon, Sacramento police reported Sunday night.

Citrus Heights’ officials say an offer of property near the city’s civic center as the site for a new city hall may lessen opposition to a plan that would allow Dignity Health to build a medical office building on the current city hall site at Greenback Lane and Fountain Square Drive.

The Sacramento Zoo has announced that Shani, a Masai giraffe, has lost her calf due to labor complications.

Sacramento has long been known as a state worker town. These days, it’s just as accurate to call it a health worker town.

The scent of sizzling pork and the spirit of community wafted around Raley Field on Sunday afternoon. FoodStock, hosted by Mulvaney’s B&L restaurant and a collective of local chefs, helped usher in two weeks of celebrations of Sacramento as “America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital” with a pig roast for 900 people.

Sacramento already has beaten the likes of Seattle and Anaheim in the struggle to keep its pro basketball team. Can the region score a repeat in professional soccer?

“Broadway Augmented” allows viewers – using a smartphone or tablet – to see 16 virtual-reality art pieces interacting with the existing landscape along Broadway between Ninth and 21st streets.

In less than two years, the Sacramento region’s Farm-to-Fork event and related activities have grown rapidly, surprising even those who helped get it started.

They rattled, rumbled, hummed, purred and roared in the midday sunshine Friday: Dozens of tractors – big and small, new and old – kicking off two weeks of farm-to-fork festivities with a homespun parade on Capitol Mall.

The California Department of Public Health confirmed Friday it is investigating allegations that the Sacramento-based Farmer’s Rice Cooperative may have sold sub-premium and potentially unsanitary rice as premium grade rice.

The city’s firefighters union has endorsed a November ballot measure seeking to increase the authorities of the mayor’s office.

Behind the refrigerator at Ruthie Smith’s house in North Sacramento last week, a mouse lay dead in a trap, surrounded by its droppings. This is not a new problem for Smith, who rents her home from the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency.

There are currently no FDA-approved drug therapies for Ménière’s disease, an inner ear disorder that causes imbalance, nausea, ringing ears and hearing loss due to inflammation.

Donald Bentz, a longtime advocate for marriage and gender rights, has been hired as executive director of the Sacramento LGBT Community Center.

Eight years after a scandal over stolen morphine vials rocked the Sacramento Fire Department, a city audit has found that the agency could do more to keep an accurate count of the potent narcotics it uses to administer medical care.

Sacramento County supervisors decided Tuesday to use $33 million in unexpected revenue to hire animal control officers and prosecutors and pay off debt, among other things.

Since the state gave counties responsibility for incarcerating lower-level offenders three years ago, health care costs at county jails have gone up dramatically – and legal actions threaten to push them even higher.

When the city of Sacramento bought the historic but dilapidated downtown train depot nearly a decade ago, officials knew they were taking on the biggest fixer-upper in town. “A diamond in the rough,” city architect Hinda Chandler put it. They just didn't know how rough.

The Sacramento Fire Department had an active Sunday battling three fires, the largest of which burned an acre and a half near the American River Parkway north of the Sacramento River.

From Valley View Acres, it all seems so peaceful, even the sprawl. This neighborhood is a thumb-shaped plot of ranches and small farms at the northern reaches of the city. It’s also the only place in this city of nearly a half-million people where you can keep livestock and run a farm.

The public is asked to e-mail or call to RSVP a planned memorial for Mary Healy.

Kevin Johnson strode into a midtown loft building Wednesday evening, an entourage of handlers by his side.

Olga Browne believes in breakfast. When she eats a bowl of oatmeal or some scrambled eggs and juice, she said, she gets an energy boost that carries her throughout the day.

Q&A with Jeannine English, the longtime Little Hoover Commission executive director and former California AARP president, who began a two-year term as AARP’s national president earlier this summer.

A team of Stanford University linguistics researchers is in Sacramento through Sept. 13 interviewing 100 native Sacramentans for the multiyear Voices of California project, which studies regional accents in the state.

An old friend and an old foe have thrown their support behind Kevin Johnson’s strong-mayor effort.

Three classical music organizations in the Sacramento region will share in a $1.1 million bequest from the late J. David Ramsey, a former U.S. Forest Service worker.

Prostitution enforcement operations carried out by the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department resulted in 48 arrests in August.

Sacramento police are asking the public’s help in finding a rare camera that was among items stolen in a residential burglary in the Pocket area.

Major League Soccer executives have heard plenty about Sacramento’s potential as home for an MLS expansion team. Now a date has been set for them to see for themselves.

Sacramento City Unified School District students are learning how to utilize aquaponics to produce plants, fruit and vegetables in an urban garden at Luther Burbank High School as a component of the Summer of Service program.

There were pans of barbecue, live music and union-friendly politicians making the rounds Monday at the Sacramento Central Labor Council’s annual Labor Day picnic, with hundreds of union members and their families showing up with lawn chairs and umbrellas.

At least two people were injured tonight when a car was driven into a house in the 8900 block of Bridalsmith Drive, causing a fire in the south Sacramento residence, a fire spokeswoman said.

An 18-year-old Sacramento woman died today after she was struck by a vehicle while trying to run across Madison Avenue in heavy traffic, the California Highway Patrol reported.

The Gonzalez family wages a fight with Huntington's disease, the inherited, degenerative and fatal brain disorder that usually strikes in mid-life. Raul Gonzalez, 35, was diagnosed with the disease a little more than two years ago, four years after it was detected in his daughter, Lizvet, now 16.

Elizabeth Feytser’s tiny pink toes tap ever so slightly to the tune of “The Itsy Bitsy Spider,” playing at her cribside in the Sutter Children’s Center ICU. The soothing timbre of music therapist Kathleen Humphries’ voice rolls over the hum of heart monitors and oxygen pulsers as the 6-month-old’s lips curve into a curious smile.

A sport traditionally played in rural Indian villages is heading to arenas in Sacramento and Stockton this month when the World Kabaddi League holds its first U.S. matches.

After nearly a decade of struggles, Sacramento Regional Transit’s Blue Line light rail extension project is now full throttle. It needs to be. The local bus and rail agency is up against a “use it or lose it” $135 million federal deadline. Either it has trains rolling by Sept. 6, 2015, or risk losing its federal financial backing.

Sacramento animal agencies are knocking on doors in some of the area’s toughest neighborhoods, offering free or low-cost veterinary services to people in an effort to reduce the number of dogs and cats that end up in shelters.

Days after firing its longtime executive secretary Bill Camp, the Sacramento Central Labor Council board rescinded the termination, according to an internal letter.

The Sacramento Convention and Visitors Bureau came up with the idea after canceling the long-running Gold Rush Days on June 28 because of the drought

Somebody this month has stabbed two men in the neck on Southside Park neighborhood streets in Sacramento.

The state’s political watchdog agency announced Friday it will investigate whether Sacramento County Supervisor Susan Peters illegally voted on Mather Airport projects near her commercial property.

A judge sentenced two men who robbed a Cal Expo food vendor of more than $200,000 during the California State Fair four years ago to prison terms Friday, though one walked free after the sentencing because he’d served his time in jail awaiting trial.

A man convicted of the shooting death of a Sacramento motorist who refused to give him money has been sentenced to 52 years in state prison.

Firefighters are battling a commercial structure fire in Arden Arcade.

Heading into Labor Day weekend, Sacramento’s labor leadership remains in turmoil, with uncertainty about the fate of longtime Executive Secretary Bill Camp

The director of the economic affiliate of SACTO is leaving for a post with a Sacramento consulting firm.

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