Truck drivers who haul goods from docks at the nation's busiest seaport complex walked off the job Monday in a dispute over their earnings and employment status, but port officials said the impact on international commerce appeared to be minimal.
Abe Alizadeh’s real estate empire began crumbling under financial pressures in 2008. A federal grand jury recently indicted him and co-defendant Mary Sue Weaver on nearly $20 million in fraudulent loan transactions. They have both pleaded not guilty and will next appear in court Tuesday.
Surfers catching waves and mountain bikers pedaling through forests are used to the occasional low flying pelican or diving hawk, but these days outdoor recreationalists can find what's up in the air isn't a bird at all, it's a drone.
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber says Sacramento will eventually get an MLS team. But the league first has to decide how quickly it can expand. The young league is dealing with a variety of growing pains.
Business owners in Rancho Cordova and Elk Grove are launching one-day permitting. It’s designed to streamline permitting for improvements to retail, office and warehouse sites. The program is sponsored by Region Builders Inc.
Abe Alizadeh and escrow officer Mary Sue Weaver pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges that they defrauded banks out of $20 million. The two appeared in U.S. District Court. Both were released on multimillion-dollar bonds secured by real estate they own.
The Kitchen, one of Sacramento’s top restaurants, is moving to Broadway. It’s leaving its longtime location on Hurley Way. The ownership group includes Selland Family Restaurants, Unger Construction Co. and Silva Stowell Associates.
The U.S. Energy Department awarded grants Monday to scientists in Nevada and four other western states to develop research for a national lab aimed at tapping hard-to-get-to geothermal energy they say someday could provide enough power to supply 100 million homes.