Federal drought monitors say 58 percent of California now is locked in their highest category of drought.
Transportation planners often talk about improving “connectivity.” That’s their word for finding ways to get people from point A to point B without having to zigzag past point C. Here’s a quick list of notable connections they’re making out there now:
Construction crews have begun demolishing the outside lanes of Interstate 80 in the eastbound direction through Natomas this week as part of a $133 million reconstruction and widening of the aging freeway, state highway officials said.
Facebook’s Small Business Boost, a collaboration formed nearly three years ago to help small businesses through Facebook’s massive social network, will be in Sacramento next week to lead a workshop to help local businesss optimize their presence on the site and grow their businesses.
Residents of the rural community of Day were moving out Thursday afternoon as flames from a 2,500-acre fire prompted the Modoc County Sheriff’s Office to issue a mandatory evacuation notice.
A Sacramento Superior Court jury today convicted D’Andre Leon Monroe of second-degree murder in the Jan. 3, 2010, shooting death of 15-year-old Aliyah Smith in an apartment on Nedra Court in south Sacramento.
A technical review of the Bay Bridge, released Thursday, provided a mixed review of problems facing the new span praising some actions by the Caltrans and questioning others.
They gathered Thursday under a stand of redwoods near the steps of the state Capitol, a modest mix of young people and the graying veterans of the progressive and protest movements. They came to Sacramento, in the words of one, to reclaim the public square.
Tesla Motors Inc. has started building its battery plant in Reno, Nev. But that doesn’t mean Tesla has ruled out building the plant in California instead.
A Michigan man who has a rare genetic disorder that affects his facial features is suing former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal and two others for mocking a selfie he posted online.
A former mayor of the scandal-ridden city of Bell who could not read or write English was sentenced to serve a year in Los Angeles County jail and five years of probation.
A horse racing tweet prompted prosecutors to halt a court hearing at which a lawyer for seventies heartthrob David Cassidy was supposed to accept a plea deal on the singer's behalf.
A 5-year-old girl is dead after police say another 5-year-old accidentally shot her at an eastern Idaho home.
A suspicious water cooler found taped to the back of a railway car near McClellan Airport this morning was detonated and made safe around 1 p.m. allowing roads in the area to be reopened.
The Stingray device collects some cell phone data of targeted phones by mimicking a tower.
Twitter said government requests for user data grew sharply in the past six months as more countries asked for a greater amount of information about users.