Pallets Unlimited, a manufacturing and storage yard, caught fire Wednesday morning during business hours, Cal Fire public information officer, Andrew Smith said. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
El Dorado detectives say they believe the “Bandaged Bandit,” thought to be responsible for multiple bank robberies, is in custody after being arrested on suspicion of knocking over the U.S. Bank on 1020 White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills on Monday. David Jarrell was booked into jail on suspicion of three counts of robbery.
The prank calls prompted unsuspecting employees to discharge fire suppression at the two restaurants. The caller asked restaurant staff to pull the activation handle in the kitchen to “test” the fire suppression system.
A judge will determine Sept. 9 whether the older brother of 13-year-old Ashley Wood of Rocklin, daughter of a Placer County prosecutor, should stand trial as an adult or be kept in the juvenile justice system.
The case of Brock Turner revived long-held doubts about a criminal justice system that seems to go easy on the men who perpetrate sexual assaults of women. Turner, the former Stanford swimmer, was gifted a six-month jail sentence in June by a Santa Clara County judge despite Turner’s conviction on three felony counts, including assault with intent to commit rape of an intoxicated or unconscious person.
After a sniper fatally shot five police officers in Dallas this month, 10-year-old Leah Nelson from West Sacramento decided to try to spread kindness to people overwhelmed by prejudice and politics. Leah’s project, “Becuz I Care,” is simple: Receive a bracelet with kindness, and give it away with kindness.
West Sacramento elementary school student Leah Nelson has created pay-it-forward kindness campaign that is set to get national exposure. "Becuz I care" asks people to do something nice for someone then give the recipient a bracelet and card asking them to pay it forward.