More than three months after a near disaster forced the emergency evacuation of thousands of downstream residents, California officials began permanent repairs on the two spillways at Oroville Dam. This is the latest look at repair work (May 27, 2017).
When a rock slide closed the road to Emerald Bay in 1955, Tahoe business leaders pushed for a new bridge over the mouth of Emerald Bay. It came close to being built but was shelved under Gov. Ronald Reagan.
The reconstruction of Oroville Dam’s flood-control spillways is underway. California officials vow the structures will become stronger and safer than ever. As part of the work, crews are using controlled blasts to break up the ground.
Here's the wild ramming of cars by an sport-utility vehicle driver at a Natomas gas station and convenience store on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The video shows two different angles of the ramming rampage at the Arco station, 3501 Northgate Blvd., about 1:30 a.m.
A reckless driver plows into the SUV at the gas pump at a Natomas gas station as people in the vehicle run for their lives. Security video captured the driver ramming into cars parked in the lot or at pumps at the Arco station, 3501 Northgate Blvd., about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2017.
A woman on a ramming rampage with her vehicle, striking three cars, is caught on surveillance video. In this video from May 20, 2017, the vehicle strikes two of the cars and then drives off camera and hits a third parked at the pump.
The wet winter provided plenty of rain for grass to grow tall in fields and along parkways. Now the high grass is turning brown and firefighters are responding to extinguish the blazes before they reach structures. Sacramento Fire Department firefighters on Tuesday put out a grass fire along railroad tracks in the 3500 block of Florin Road. A helmet cam captured images of firefighters laying hose, spraying water and tending to hot spots.
The Meridian Drawbridge at Highway 20 across the Sacramento River in Sutter County, between Yuba City and Colusa, opened Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Caltrans conducted inspections of the historic steel structure.
Paul Petrovich has been working on the Crocker Village development in Curtis Park since 2003. Emails included as evidence in his lawsuit against the city show his relationship with a key councilman deteriorated into hostility. Photo by Andrew Seng.