The House of Representatives is expected to approve a short-term measure Wednesday that would keep the federal government open after the fiscal year ends Sept. 30 and temporarily authorize the training and arming of Syrian rebels to battle the Islamic State.

A propane truck driver is fighting for his life after a sudden blast burned him from head to toe.

Kate Stonecypher awoke Monday and thought about wearing boots to work but decided on sneakers instead.

When Major League Soccer executives visit Sacramento on Thursday to discuss a potential expansion team, they’ll get high-level briefings with the corporate community – and a chance to party with fans.

After months of rancorous talks over pay and a threat to strike, California’s state building operators have ratified a contract with Gov. Jerry Brown.

Sacramento police announced the arrest of a third suspect in the May shooting at a Natomas park in which a man was killed and six other people, including a 7-year-old girl, were injured.

NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil.

When the blaze broke out in a Siskiyou County pasture Monday afternoon, the thing that struck residents was the speed at which it blew into an inferno that swept over 100 homes and other structures.

Grocery Outlet, a privately held discount supermarket chain with Sacramento stores, announces it’s being acquired by new investors.

In a deal of two major regional wholesalers. Markstein Beverage Co. of Sacramento is buying the beer distribution business of Nor-Cal Beverage Co. Inc.

Folsom police say information provided by a citizen led to the recovery of church audio and visual equipment reported stolen last week, along with other stolen property, guns and drugs.

Here’s an update on some of the 49ers’ injured players as they began preparing for the Arizona Cardinals today:

Rapper Tim Dog, who was accused of swindling women out of thousands of dollars, was dead when a warrant was issued for his arrest last year, according to a death certificate filed in Georgia.

Beset by crushing debt, fleeing customers and run-down facilities, Trump Plaza on Tuesday became the fourth casino in Atlantic City to shut down this year.

A Southern California wildfire that prompted evacuations over the weekend in the Cleveland National Forest was started by the sun's rays reflecting off sheet metal that edged a homeowner's backyard garden, fire officials said Monday.

A Washington state man fed up with barking fatally shot his neighbors' dog in front of them. But the corgi apparently wasn't the one barking, authorities said.

The Mexican government began airlifting the first of tens of thousands of stranded tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area of Los Cabos on Tuesday, as residents picked up the pieces of shattered, flooded homes.

An oasis in the mountains high above the American River, the Swansboro Country community of El Dorado County has always found safety in its isolation.

Police are trying to identify the man who attacked and robbed a Central Valley elementary school teacher working on campus over the weekend.

Anheuser-Busch, one of the NFL's biggest sponsors, says it isn't happy with the recent controversy that has engulfed the league.

Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday he has already talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks and expects a sale of the team to move quickly after racially charged comments by owner Bruce Levenson and general manager Danny Ferry.

Sacramento City Unified School District will hold its annual college fair on Sunday, when representatives of more than 70 colleges will be available to answer questions and provide information.

The number of structures damaged or destroyed in the wildfire that swept through the California lumber town of Weed has risen to 150.

The King fire is burning near the south fork of the American River.

Federal researchers are exploring several underwater sites where ships sank while navigating in the treacherous waters west of San Francisco in the decades following the Gold Rush.

California’s new 3-foot law in effect Tuesday, requiring drivers to give cyclists 36 inches of elbow room, will not lead to a bout of ticket writing, Sacramento area local law enforcement officials predicted this week. Sacramento police and local California Highway Patrol representatives said they plan a case-by-case approach in deciding whether a driver is giving a cyclist a fair path down the street.

For as long as he has been in the NFL, Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and marketable stars in the league, an approachable superstar with the kind of inspirational comeback story that made him an endorser's dream.

President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control.

CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL.

Hot temperatures are expected to continue Tuesday in the Sacramento region.

A new study shows a large majority of African-American and Hispanic news consumers don't fully trust the media to portray their communities accurately, a statistic that could be troubling for the news industry as the minority population of the United States grows.

The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a site in western Pennsylvania.

American investors are clamoring to buy a stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, which is launching what may prove the biggest initial public stock offering ever.

A U.S. senator threatened the NFL with legislation over Washington's nickname, a letter was dispatched to the other 31 team owners, and the issue was linked to the league's others recent troubles Tuesday as the anti-"Redskins" movement took its cause to Capitol Hill.

The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a grand jury.

E! News confirms Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes are new parents of a baby girl.

Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn't sure just how many were rolling around.

Federal officials have changed their minds about the Valley elderberry longhorn beetle: It will remain protected by the Endangered Species Act. The decision is a disappointment to developers and flood-control agencies, which had hoped to avoid the expense of dealing with the bug.

The man accused of battery and other charges on a former CalPERS board member who later died made a brief court appearance Tuesday and had a preliminary hearing set on his pending case.

Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday enacting sweeping new regulations on groundwater pumping in California, making the state the last in the West to regulate the practice.

A photoshopped CoverGirl ad is going viral, calling for Roger Goodell to step down as NFL commissioner in light of the Ray Rice domestic abuse scandal.

A new law requires motorists to provide at least three feet of clearance for bicyclists on the same road. Do you think the law will have any real impact on safety?

One woman is in police custody, and another one remains at large on suspicion of beating a woman in Fresno and forcing her to strip.

The Kings with retire Peja Stojakovic’s No. 16 jersey when they host the Oklahoma City Thunder on Dec. 16 at Sleep Train Arena.

California fishermen might need to swap out the content of their tackle boxes, depending on the progress of a proposed state regulation targeting what are considered chemically hazardous weights and sinkers.

A car plowed into an Elk Grove preschool Tuesday morning.

The Kings announced they will retire the No. 16 worn with distinction by small forward Peja Stojakovic. Did Stojakovic do enough as a member of the Kings to deserve that rare honor?

Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon was suspended seven games and fined Monday night by Major League Baseball for making a lewd gesture and then bumping an umpire.

It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface.

Jim Harbaugh likened the performance of the crowd at Levi's Stadium to that of his team: There were some great efforts on Sunday and some areas that need work.

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