Sacramento Bee staff writer Allen Pierleoni experimented to develop an upscale version of a breakfast standard. Find the Grand Marnier French Toast recipe in the Food & Drink recipes section of sacbee.com
Coxswain Louis Harold Erwin, a World War II Navy veteran, spent four days and five nights at sea after the USS Indianapolis sank. Here, he discusses what it was like to slowly lose his shipmates to madness, drowning and sharks.
Late at night on Thursday, Aug. 17, Sandra and Jeff Marcum were awakened by a woman and a man attempting to break into their house, according to a post on Sandra's Facebook page. The attempted burglars tried to cut a lock box off the couple's doorknob and ended up breaking the doorknob itself in the process, according to KCRA 3, but were caught by the Marcums' security camera.
In a Throwback Thursday post on their Facebook page, Sacramento's Front Street Animal Shelter posted a video of puppy Paul the Potato and his impressive appetite eating solid food for the first time at the shelter.
Through Yosemite's partnerships with UCLA and Stanford, a group of students at the schools are working hard this summer to help with a large conservation project at the Yosemite Museum Gallery. Here, UCLA student Hayley Monroe and Stanford student Tish Johnston work on preserving baskets in the museum.
The Placer County Sheriff's Office's Homeless Liason Deputies Team Found a large transient camp near the Foresthill Bridge in Auburn last week. Deputies give a look inside the camp with this video posted on Facebook on Aug. 18.
A fire burning in Yosemite National Park in California closed campgrounds and roads on Wednesday, August 16. The South Fork Fire has burned nearly 2,400 acres and stood at 7 percent contained on August 17. According to Yosemite Fire Management there are 449 people staffing the fire.Timelapse video of the fire shows smoke covering a large area as the sun rose on Thursday.