Jim Arrington, who turned 84 the next day, wons the 2016 IFBB Pro Masters, age 70 and up, in Pittsburgh, Penn. He is recognized as the world's oldest pro bodybuilder. Video by Debbie Arrington, The Sacramento Bee
Death row inmate Lawrence Bittaker, who in 1979 killed five teenage girls with accomplice Roy Norris, said he's getting afraid of death, and laments his "totally wasted life" during an interview in his cell.
Artist Stephanie Taylor recently visited Dutch Flat in the first of a series of stories and sketches about Main Streets in California. She drew this image of the fire alarm bell tower in Dutch Flat on a drawing program on her iPad. The image you see took about an hour to draw. This computer program automatically takes every single mark and transforms it into a time-lapse video.
During a historic speech in Havana Tuesday, President Obama acknowledged past struggles in Cuban-American relations, and promised a new chapter in the history of the two countries. "I have come here to bury the last remnant of the Cold War in the Americas," he said.
UC President Janet Napolitano tells The Sacramento Bee editorial board that she is appalled to confront yet another groping case at UC Berkeley, this one against UC Berkeley Law School Dean Sujit Choudhry. Choudhry, a renowned constitutional law scholar, took an indefinite leave of absence as dean after being sued for sexual harassment by his former executive assistant.
Charles Nebel, who is serving time at Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center for drug related charges, is a trainer with the Wild Horse Program. In 90 days he gentled and saddle-trained Babs, a wild mustang that is going to be adopted by Sacramento Police Department Mounted Patrol Unit. The Wild Horse Program will hold an adoption of 11 additional mustangs on October 14, 2017, at the ranch near RCCC. For more information visit www.friendsofR3C.com
Sacramento artist Stephanie Taylor's time-lapse drawing inspired by her awakening from a sleepy weekend in Petaluma to the smell of smoke in Sonoma County and a frightening escape from Northern California's wildfires.