Federal sequester cuts will take an 8 percent bite out of regional seniors' programs funded through the Older Americans Act, instead of the 4 percent reduction that the Area 4 Agency on Aging was expecting, according to the agency's new executive director, Pam Miller.
The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District says it has recently received dozens of specially designed oxygen masks to save the lives of pets, including snakes and gerbils.
Rancho Cordova will contract with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department for law enforcement services for at least three more years while continuing to evaluate other options for police services.
Reports have emerged that Napa's BottleRock festival, which was held May 9 - 12, is facing some financial issues that could prevent this event from happening again.
UC Davis professor Daniel Sperling, one of the nation's most influential transportation thinkers and policymakers, is the recipient of the 2013 Blue Planet Prize, sometime called the Nobel Prize for environmental science.
A 16-year-old Davis boy is being held without bail in the April stabbing deaths of longtime attorney and musician Oliver Northup and wife Claudia Maupin after police arrested him Monday.
Sacramento County health authorities are investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A that may be associated with a frozen berry blend sold at Costco.