The Hazel corridor is a mess, and will be until next spring. The biggest and longest running road construction project in Sacramento County – a $20 million reinvention of Hazel – is back in full uproar mode this summer.
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.
Tony Bizjak always thought of himself as a pretty good driver. Not so much last week. He competed in the annual Unitrans bus skills contest in Davis, driving a 40-foot commercial bus through an obstacle course. It turns out his skill set basically involves veering off course and squishing traffic cones, all at a snail’s pace.
The city's new parking meter app lets you pay for more time on meters using your smart phone. Previous time limits will no longer apply at a select group of meters around the Crocker Art Museum. The zone for extended time meters will be phased in around the Central City.
Retired schoolteacher Richann Flynn lives a quiet life on an alfalfa farm near the Oregon border. She hasn't driven her truck to the Bay Area in 15 years, yet she has recently received 55 notices for failing to pay tolls on Bay Area bridges.
Motorists on the Capital City Freeway, Highway 160 or residents of the Woodlake neighborhood might see some smoke this week as firefighters burn high grass in a controlled manner to lessen the danger of wildfires later this summer.
These landmarks tower over their cities to achieve iconic status. A new proposal calls for a grand monument, yet to be designed, for Old Sacramento that could match the iconic Gateway Arch in St. Louis or the Space Needle in Seattle.