To spread the Christmas spirit year-round, the Presbytery of Sacramento has initiated New Worshiping Communities grants to meet the spiritual needs of people who might otherwise be turned off by the idea of church and religion. One grant, in Esparto, funds a church-based yoga class; another brings together millennials for meetings in midtown Sacramento on how they can serve others.
After being caught up in a terrifying alleged road rage incident on Interstate 80 in Placer County on Saturday, Delanie Strykul said she will refrain from responding to a traffic slight with an obscene gesture no matter how dangerous or rude the actions of the other driver.
It was a major lift for high-speed rail when Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature this summer pledged future proceeds from California’s carbon-reduction program to help fund the state’s $68 billion project. But as rail officials began talking with potential investors about cap and trade in recent months, the funding source has proven not only to be alluring, but also problematic.
An Amador County sheriff’s spokesman said a Sutter Creek man and his son were traveling from Santa Clara County to Amador County for Christmas when their plane crashed in the fog early Wednesday afternoon, killing both men.
After 86 years of sturdy service for millions of drivers and fish-watchers in Tahoe City, the landmark Fanny Bridge on the Truckee River is crumbling, increasingly congested and no longer up to the job.