Julian Diaz retired early from his work in education to spend more time with his family and deal with treatment for his bladder cancer. In his last examination, cancer cells were found in his prostate.
Sacramento-area residents headed outside this morning to view the solar eclipse, the first total eclipse in the United States since 1979 and the first to cross the entire U.S. in 99 years. This video is shot on the west steps of the state Capitol in Sacramento on August 21, 2017.
Placer County Sheriff's Deputy Jessica Morrill took some photos of different locations around Placer County while participating in a digital radio testing last week, and now the department is sharing them to show what a beautiful place Placer County can be.
On the night of Aug. 19, murdered Christian Valley teen Justine Vanderschoot's family gathered at the Clipper Gap Park and Ride to honor her memory. Justine was murdered by her boyfriend and his roommate when she was 17 years old in September 2003.
In a Throwback Thursday post on their Facebook page, Sacramento's Front Street Animal Shelter posted a video of puppy Paul the Potato and his impressive appetite eating solid food for the first time at the shelter.
Late at night on Thursday, Aug. 17, Sandra and Jeff Marcum were awakened by a woman and a man attempting to break into their house, according to a post on Sandra's Facebook page. The attempted burglars tried to cut a lock box off the couple's doorknob and ended up breaking the doorknob itself in the process, according to KCRA 3, but were caught by the Marcums' security camera.
On Thursday, July 27, Sacramento Police Officer Jeremiah Jarvis fired his gun five times at 26-year-old Clifton Allison after Allison pointed a gun at the officer. Allison was not shot. The Sacramento Police Dept. is currently investigating the incident and has released 13 videos to the public, with 16 more to come, as part of the investigation.
The Placer County Sheriff's Office's Homeless Liason Deputies Team Found a large transient camp near the Foresthill Bridge in Auburn last week. Deputies give a look inside the camp with this video posted on Facebook on Aug. 18.