The Giants get the first of their walking wounded back tonight with Marco Scutaro in the lineup, mallet pinkie and all. Scutaro said yesterday he might be ready to test the finger tonight, though he's still unsure how it will respond to game action, such as if he has to dive for a ball or tag a runner. It's also the pinkie he drapes over the knob of the bat when he's hitting, leaving it open to reverberation.
The Kings will have some familiar names at Wednesday's predraft workout.
The Placer County District Attorney's office announced Tuesday that the man who reportedly started the 2,630-acre Robbers Fire has been rearrested and will stand trial on charges of arson causing great bodily injury and arson of an inhabited dwelling stemming from the July 11, 2012, incident.
The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District says it has recently received dozens of specially designed oxygen masks to save the lives of pets, including snakes and gerbils.
Water brought California lawmakers together on Wednesday. Or, at least, it got a bunch of them in the same room.
A California couple have been convicted of luring an acquaintance to their home and strangling her to kidnap her 2-month-old boy.
Samuel L. Jackson would have been cursing up a storm.
Federal sequester cuts will take an 8 percent bite out of regional seniors' programs funded through the Older Americans Act, instead of the 4 percent reduction that the Area 4 Agency on Aging was expecting, according to the agency's new executive director, Pam Miller.
Noah Zonca, the former star chef at The Kitchen, is speeding toward opening his new restaurant on L Street, The Dime, by the Fourth of July weekend. Today, he announced the key players of his kitchen crew.
Senate Democratic leader Darrell Steinberg will be at Assemblyman Roger Dickinson's side when he announces his candidacy for Steinberg's Sacramento-area Senate seat on Wednesday.
A 13-year-old boy from a New Orleans suburb was charged with second-degree murder in the death of his 5-year-old half-sister after investigators said he told them he repeatedly struck her with wrestling moves imitated from TV.
An unattended campfire near a main route into Yosemite National Park has grown into a blaze that has led to the evacuations of 800 homes and 1,500 people, officials said Tuesday.
Taco Bell plans to test a "Power Protein" menu that it's hoping will eventually be hit with its core audience - young men.
Would you like fees with that?
A former Playboy Playmate has admitted helping her Canadian boyfriend after he illegally entered the United States in northern New York last summer.
A surfer who was shot at by police during the manhunt for rogue ex-cop Christopher Dorner has filed a lawsuit against a Los Angeles suburb and its police department.
The new state Department of Motor Vehicles office in Roseville is scheduled to open Monday, June 24, officials said.
The founder of "Eppie's Great Race" today handed Sacramento County Supervisors a check for $31,815, bringing his total contributions to the county to more than $1 million.
Sacramento County health authorities are investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A that may be associated with a frozen berry blend sold at Costco.
A 6-year-old San Francisco Bay area boy died after he was attacked by a relative's dog, authorities said Tuesday.
A Southern California mortgage company is opening an office in Sacramento, bringing 200 jobs.
The nation's teacher-training programs do not adequately prepare would-be educators for the classroom, even as they produce almost triple the number of graduates needed, according to a survey of more than 1,000 programs released Tuesday.
Major League Baseball is dragging its feet on having team owners vote on the Oakland Athletics' proposed move to a new ballpark 40 miles south in San Jose, San Jose city officials said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.