California Department of Parks and Recreation explains how to properly put on a life jacket so it fits and works. To recap, it will help keep your head above the water. If it's too big, the life jacket will ride up around your face. If it's too small, it will not be able to keep your body afloat. Life jackets designed for adults will not work for children. A Spanish version of the lesson follows the English version.
Police in Fayetteville, Arkansas released surveillance video from inside a liquor store showing a burglar smashing a window to steal a pack of cigarettes and a bottle of vodka before taking a tumble on his way out.
Sydney Saniao, 18, of Federal Way, Wash., outside Sacramento County Main Jail in Sacramento after her release from custody on Tuesday, recounts the events that led to her arrest late Friday at the California State Fair. Prosecutors declined to file assault charges against the Washington woman Tuesday. Saniao, on vacation in Sacramento, said she and friends, all 17 and 18, were harassed and attacked by an older group of men and women in their 30s and that she was arrested after trying to defend her friends.
California Highway Patrol Commissioner Joe Farrow has been selected to be the next UC Davis chief of police.
University of California, Davis, interim Chancellor Ralph J. Hexter announced the appointment of Farrow on Tuesday. Farrow has served as the commissioner of the CHP since 2008.
A crash simulation by the Demas Law Group shows the Dec. 17, 2013 crash that killed 9-month old Raiden Saecho after Sacramento Police Department officer Greg Mark Halstead rear-ended the white Toyota Scion he was in. The law group said Halstead was on the clock and distracted as when he drove the work-issued Ford Explorer into the car, which was stopped on Interstate 80 in Rocklin.