Saturday was the first full day of lane closures on westbound I-80 in northern Sacramento, in the latest phase of the Across the Top project. Traffic likely will worsen Sunday as people head home from the mountains.
Del Oro High School, facing tough competition and harsh criticism, started 2-6 last season before winning eight in a row and the CIF State Division II-AA championship. This season, with seven three-year starters returning, hopes in Loomis are higher than ever, with the Golden Eagles expected to challenge for another state title.
The quick actions of an alert neighbor helped a Placer County sheriff’s deputy arrest a man who allegedly fled with a $25,000 tractor from a Loomis ranch early Sunday morning, department spokeswoman Dena Erwin said.
Folsom High School starts the season where it has finished the past four – as The Sacramento Bee’s No. 1-ranked team. The Bulldogs haven’t lost to a Sac-Joaquin Section team since 2012, a 50-0 record. Defending CIF state champion Del Oro is No. 2, Elk Grove No. 3, Inderkum No. 4 and Grant No. 5.
In August 2016, Gavin and Stacy Ferguson brought home Theo Jonas, whom they call a "rainbow baby" because he's their first child since they had a stillborn baby last year. Gavin is a radio personality on 107.9 The End.
State highway officials are warning of major traffic delays on Interstate 80 in north Sacramento this weekend due to construction lane closures. The closures will start on Friday at 6 p.m. and last until Monday at 5 a.m. Drivers are asked to use alternate routes.
Topgolf opens its 26th American location Sept. 2 in Roseville. A test drive by three area players reveals what will and won’t appeal to golfers. They were unanimous that Topgolf will be a positive addition to the area’s recreation and entertainment options.
Yolo County prosecutors continued to stitch together the events they argue led to the death of newborn Justice Rees in a Knights Landing-area slough in 2015 as testimony continued Tuesday in his mother’s murder trial.
Construction crews will be working at various spots on southbound Highway 99, removing concrete barriers and installing new guard rail. The work will require the closure of southbound Highway 99 from 9 p.m. Thursday to 4 a.m. Friday.