A state version of the federal earned-income tax credit would target working people living below the poverty level. An estimated 2 million people could be covered by a state credit. Some families could get as much as $1,500 from the credit under one scenario.
The daughter of the tribal chairman of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians has been arrested on suspicion of assault. Allegedly threatened two men with a shotgun. The Shingle Springs Band owns Red Hawk Casino.
California regulators unanimously adopted emergency drought regulations Tuesday that for the first time will require tens of millions of state residents and tens of thousands of businesses to sharply reduce water use. The cuts will fall hardest on the Sacramento region and other parts of inland California.
A report highlights the similarities between Ami Bera’s column and business talking points. Republicans are saying he plagiarized. Bera stands by the sentiment of his op-ed, but acknowledges the final draft included the remarks.
The California Automobile Museum’s warehouse home is falling apart. Unless the city sells that property to the foundation that runs the museum, the facility may leave Sacramento. Its future rests with the City Council, which delayed a vote on the issue Tuesday.
Sacramento has one of the least diverse big-city police departments in the country. But it has avoided the racially tinged incidents that have tainted other police agencies. The region’s top black cop says diversity isn’t a cure-all.
The new third baseman has hit into league-high nine double plays. McGehee, had a .181 batting average through Monday, had 177 hits last season with Miami Marlins. Fans at AT&T Park and on social media have called for his replacement.