The parents of a 13-year-old girl with a peanut allergy who went into anaphylactic shock and died after eating a nighttime snack at Camp Sacramento have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city.

Supporters say the Family Justice Center would meet the needs of victims - from filing the police report to obtaining counseling and shelter - all in one central location.

City decides to examine plans for a new performing arts venue to replace the aging Community Center Theater

Supporters of Anne Marie Schubert pushed back Thursday against her main rival in the Sacramento County district attorney’s race, saying Maggie Krell is wrongly asserting that Schubert accepted pay raises as a supervisor in the DA’s Office while line prosecutors were being cut.

Kevin Johnson on Wednesday was installed as president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, becoming the first Sacramento mayor to lead the organization in its 81-year history.

Maggy Krell directed a sharp-edged blast at Anne Marie Schubert in the final moments of Wednesday’s Sacramento County district attorney candidates forum when she criticized her opponent for accepting pay raises in recent years while the office was laying off line prosecutors and shutting down its police review unit.

A 3-mile run in honor of the upcoming first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings drew about 100 participants on Tuesday in downtown Sacramento.

A 16-year-old boy will be tried as an adult for the shooting deaths of a man and woman in an Arden Arcade apartment complex parking lot.

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department announced that it is partnering with Nextdoor, a private social network for neighborhoods, to help create stronger and safer communities.

The number of flashing digital billboards along Sacramento freeways could double as the result of a deal nearing completion between the city and the Sacramento Kings. The plan will allow the Kings to erect six changeable-display signs over the next few years. It’s part of a larger agreement being negotiated between the city and the team’s owners to build a $448 million arena in Downtown Plaza.

Daniel Kang’s parents, Helen and Tom, have built a life for their family by pressing and washing clothes at the midtown dry-cleaning shop with the retro sign. They are proud of Daniel and his Berkeley-educated brother. And they are proud when they think of all the men and women who head to their own important jobs every day, dressed in shirts and suits washed at Mercury Cleaners.

A car that crashed into a power pole on College Town Drive knocked out power to 3,764 Sacramento Municipal Utility District customers tonight.

Eric Pogue died Feb. 15, days after the assault on Fell Street, police said.

Burdened by years of lean budgets, Sacramento Superior Court officials have decided to follow the lead of other court systems that charge the public for online access to court records.

In one of the poorest parts of Sacramento County, the closure of the Campbell Soup Co. factory last summer was a crushing blow to the Franklin Boulevard business district. But plans are already moving forward to breathe life back into the south Sacramento area.

The Sacramento Kings’ downtown $448 million arena dream took a step toward reality Thursday with initial City Hall approval of the building design and hundreds of pages of planning and environmental documents, zoning changes and variances.

The city of Sacramento is considering another hefty investment in a downtown destination.

A coalition of unions and their supporters pressed Sacramento city officials Wednesday to ensure that at least portions of the so-called “ancillary development” surrounding the new Kings arena be unionized, particularly the proposed hotel.

The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District has decided to scrap a proposed $27.50 annual assessment for property owners.

Sacramento’s planned downtown sports and entertainment arena just got more compact, shorter, and, according to its architect, better.

A woman died early this morning when she was possibly struck by a train near California State University, Sacramento.

Caltrans has agreed to reimburse the city of Sacramento up to $1.3 million for costs the city will incur managing congestion on city streets during the state’s Fix Highway 50 project, city officials said.

Chaplain Hai Tran, above right, blesses the hands of nurse Hachelle Natano in the chapel at the Alex G. Spanos Heart & Vascular Center to mark the center’s opening on Tuesday in Sacramento.

A plan to replace Sutter Memorial Hospital in east Sacramento with a development of up to 120 homes was met with glowing reviews Tuesday night by the Sacramento City Council, which unanimously approved the project after just 20 minutes of debate.

Frustrated with aging facilities at 82-year-old Grant Union High School, Del Paso Heights community members on Monday asked school and political leaders to install campus HVAC units and consider other improvements such as filling the swimming pool.

A Sacramento man has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in federal prison for drug trafficking.

Old Sacramento, where the city has fought back floods and fires for 160 years, is facing new challenges from all sides.

Ed Roehr and Janel Inouye skipped the trendy blocks of midtown and downtown last year when searching for a new home. The founders of the popular Magpie Cafe probably could have afforded those neighborhoods – or just about any other in the city.

Jeffrey Caylor, accused of murdering an Iraqi immigrant in a Home Depot parking lot, has an extensive criminal record.

CPS repeatedly recorded inaccurate information, failed to include domestic-abuse reports against the father and omitted the mother's own history of childhood abuse, The Bee found in a review of William Philyaw's 257-page case file.

Home values in Sacramento have hit a stable patch, leveling out at prices that make sense given area incomes, rents and other basic economic factors, several experts said last week.

From broad proclamations to lunchroom meetings, state officials have been putting out the word: Get ready for the W-X freeway squeeze.

Leftover spaghetti from homes in Sacramento’s Elmhurst neighborhood is being turned into fuel for garbage trucks.

Sacramento County supervisors are paid about $100,000 a year, almost twice the salary of a Sacramento City Council member, and manage a $2 billion annual budget that is more than double the city’s budget.

State and local road officials are suggesting commuters in the central Sacramento region consider alternative modes of travel between April 22 and June 25 when a major rehabilitation project will be underway on the W-X section of Highway 50 downtown.

Two commercial buildings in downtown Sacramento were destroyed in a two-alarm fire that threatened surrounding buildings in the 1400 block of E Street early Thursday evening.

The Sacramento Taxpayers Association is recommending that property owners oppose a $27.50 annual assessment for the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District.

The Sacramento Fire Department is investigating as suspicious three residential fires that broke out within less than two hours Thursday in east Sacramento.

The Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour Restaurant in Sacramento will join other California outlets in the chain raising funds in the wake of the recent 5.1 magnitude earthquake that rocked Southern California.

Flush with a court victory giving the city of Sacramento full control of its planned downtown arena site, officials say they plan to unveil key details of the arena deal in the next few weeks, culminating in a formal City Council vote on the deal May 13.

A time lapse video starring Sacramento’s color-soaked sunsets and sweeping landscapes is approaching viral and is inspiring a local lovefest.

A two-alarm fire erupted tonight in a commercial building in the 1400 block of E Street in the Mansion Flats neighborhood of Sacramento.

A proposed new subdivision in east Sacramento could be derailed by a costly railroad undercrossing that neighbors are demanding from developers.

Anne Marie Schubert’s campaign for district attorney has launched an attack on opponent Maggy Krell over Krell’s handling of a pimping and pandering prosecution that resulted in a county jail placement for a defendant who qualified for a state prison sentence.

But will there be a pool for the mermaids?

Sacramento Councilwoman Bonnie Pannell told her colleagues on Tuesday that she will step down after 16 years in office.

Wilson, the playful and charismatic river otter at the Sacramento Zoo, was found dead in his exhibit on Monday.

A developer has submitted plans for an eight-story residential tower kitty-corner from Memorial Auditorium in downtown Sacramento.

New revisions to the substation’s power supply system and server room, as well as to masonry and duct work, have added more than $260,000 and a month’s delay to the center’s construction, according to a March report to the county Board of Supervisors. That follows earlier cost increases totaling more than $147,000.

The Sacramento region is on the cusp of change when it comes to planting lawns as a matter of course, some experts contend.

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