The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning approved a package of tax and fee breaks to persuade Macy’s to move into part of the shuttered Campbell Soup factory on Franklin Boulevard in south Sacramento.
Sacramento native Stephanie Su couldn’t find a fashionable and functional duffel bag to carry her workout gear and personal items, so she designed her own and pitched the idea on Kickstarter. In a zippy two weeks, well before her campaign was set to end, backers ponied up the $30,000 she needed to begin production.
Aaron Jordon Caudillo’s bail was raised to $1 million in the death of three young people from Placer County. Caudillo was speeding the wrong way on I-80 earlier this month when he crashed into their car.
Across the state, report cards are undergoing a sea change in how students are measured for academic performance. Where Sacramento-area teachers once graded students on traditional math or English skills, they have added scores on attributes such as grit, gratitude or being sensitive to others.
Hoping to jump start a long-shot mission to get his screenplay “Pink” made, Sacramento screenwriter (and Bee reporter) Ed Fletcher shelled out nearly $500 to rub elbows with Hollywood heavyweights at the American Film Market in Santa Monica. Was it time -- and money -- well spent?
Since September, Sacramento police have installed cameras at major intersections around the city, offering officers real-time data on suspect cars that has led to a handful of arrests. They’re called Police Observation Devices, or PODs, and local police are trumpeting them as a key part of the “next-generation” technology they say is making Sacramento safer.