California has the most aggressive drivers in the U.S., according to a study by national gas price tracker GasBuddy.com. GasBuddy's research said that Golden State motorists accelerate hard, speed often and typically resort to hard braking.
Strike 3 Holdings says it has 20 million subscribers a month who visit its adult video websites, and that it has a rampant problem with internet piracy. The company is suing in federal courts across the country, including 12 filed in Sacramento, CA, this week.
Amazon and Whole Foods Market have launched free two-hour delivery of Whole Foods Market products to Sacramento-area consumers who are members of Amazon Prime. The service, run through Prime Now, is available on orders of more than $35.
The Measure U sales tax passed by voters in Sacramento in 2012 will pay for 195 police positions and 90 jobs in the fire department this year, but those jobs could go away if voters don't extend the sales tax this year.
Nurses in Northern and Central California voted overwhelmingly to approve a contract with Kaiser Permanente after an intense nine months of negotiations. They say terms will ensure staffing levels needed to protect patient care.
As of last week, travelers can now sign up at Sacramento International Airport to become a member of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency's Global Entry trusted traveler program, which allows flyers to skip the main customs line.
The state Employment Development Department said California’s unemployment rate remained at a record-low 4.3 percent in March. Despite the low jobless rate, statewide payrolls actually declined slightly last month, which economists noted.
Bay Area brands and trends long have flowed into Sacramento, but rarely the other direction. Now, however, several successful Sacramento food businesses — including Ginger Elizabeth, Mikuni and Fish Face — are expanding into San Francisco and other cities.
California state and local regulators in Sacramento are warning dispensary owners against holding off-site parties or allowing on-site cannabis consumption Friday during the annual celebration known as 4/20.
Sacramento Regional Transit will aggressively expand its on-demand bus service over the next year, with new shuttles around the county, including the downtown and the central city where the on-demand buses likely will compete with Uber and other ridesharing companies for customers.