OAKLAND -- Manager Bob Melvin said he was just glad the A’s finalized their trade of Yoenis Cespedes for Boston’s Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes on a day the A’s were off.
The board of the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce announced Friday that Cathy Rodriguez has been named president and chief executive officer of the organization.
Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries Friday afternoon when a helicopter assisting with the annual Jeepers Jamboree crashed along the Rubicon Trail.
A man initially identified as a “person of interest” in the July 24 death of 75-year-old Xihao Huang on an Elk Grove walking trail has been arrested on suspicion of homicide in the case.
Manny Roth, a colorful club owner in Greenwich Village whose Cafe Wha? and its basement level stage was a rite of passage in the 1960s for Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen and many others, has died. He was 94.
Two fires sparked by lightning earlier in the week mushroomed in size Friday, forcing around 60 rural residents to evacuate their homes in the Modoc County community of Day.
A San Francisco transit bus and a commuter train crashed into trucks minutes apart Friday, injuring 40 people and sending more than 20 of them to the hospital, authorities said.
SportFishingReport.com founder Chad Woods estimated that traffic to his website has increased 20 percent this year, and he’ll explain why Wednesday at a Facebook seminar for small business owners.
San Francisco-based Dignity Health and Anthem Blue Cross have reached an agreement on a multi-year contract, Anthem spokesman Darrel Ng said today (Aug. 1).
Because of Miyamoto International’s success in Haiti, the government of Liberia invites the company’s CEO, Kit Miyamoto, to look at how residents there can be trained to build safe, affordable housing.
A Kansas foster father was high on marijuana when he left a 10-month-old girl in a hot car, where she died, prosecutors said Friday.
The United States tortured al Qaida detainees captured after the 9/11 attacks, President Obama said Friday, in some of his most expansive comments to date about a controversial set of CIA practices that he banned after taking office.
A Sacramento man faces charges of receipt and distribution of child pornography after officers recovered a computer with pornographic videos from his home.
Business was good for California lobbying firms during the first half of this year. They brought in $92.6 million between January and June, disclosure reports released Friday show, an uptick of nearly 7 percent over the same period last year.
El Dorado County prosecutors are reviewing the case to determine whether child endangerment charges will be filed against the boy’s grandfather, who is a peace officer, according to authorities.
Layoff notices are going out to psychiatric technicians at California Men’s Colony in San Luis Obispo as the state continues to shuffle medical staffing and shift patients into treatment centers such as the year-old facility in Stockton.
Sacramento-area hotels saw a fourth consecutive month of year-over-year improvements in occupancy and per-room revenue in May, according to the latest report from hotel industry tracker PKF Consulting USA.
Police say a costumed teenager who was found bloody and unconscious during Comic-Con was likely the victim of a fall, and the injuries weren't caused by an assault.
Billionaire Larry Ellison has purchased the historic Hotel Lanai for an undisclosed price.
Congress has sealed a $225 million package to replenish Israel's missile defense system.
The attorney for the family of a woman who was killed after being taken hostage during a Northern California bank robbery said he wants to know whether police made mistakes or suffered a communication breakdown, a newspaper reported.
USA Properties Fund Inc., a Roseville-based developer of affordable housing, will host groundbreaking ceremonies Monday in Sacramento County for a 60-unit apartment community for low-income seniors.