The 87-foot paddlewheel boat The Spirit of Sacramento began taking on water late Saturday night and capsized early Sunday morning near Bethel Island in Contra Costa County, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
Thomas Herzog recounts what he saw and heard as a fire broke out in the small Delta community of Locke on Sunday, July 3, 2016. The fire completely consumed some second-story apartment units, damaged the business below and also a third residence, but due to the exterior sprinkler system and the quick action of the fire department, the fire was contained to just the one structure.
Coxswain Louis Harold Erwin, a World War II Navy veteran, spent four days and five nights at sea after the USS Indianapolis sank. Here, he discusses what it was like to slowly lose his shipmates to madness, drowning and sharks.
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.
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.
Through Yosemite's partnerships with UCLA and Stanford, a group of students at the schools are working hard this summer to help with a large conservation project at the Yosemite Museum Gallery. Here, UCLA student Hayley Monroe and Stanford student Tish Johnston work on preserving baskets in the museum.
On Thursday, July 27, Sacramento Police Officer Jeremiah Jarvis fired his gun five times at 26-year-old Clifton Allison, striking him once, after Allison pointed a gun at the officer. 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.