San Francisco-based Pacific Gas and Electric Company says it has paid property taxes and franchise fees totaling more than $302 million to the 49 counties and 243 cities in which it operates in California. That included including more than $51 million to 16 counties and 50 cities in the Sacramento Valley and Central Valley.
Sacramentans crammed into Sleep Train Arena on Wednesday night to watch the Kings wrap up their eighth consecutive losing season. Unlike last year’s finale, when a possible move to Seattle was under discussion, the mood was almost purely celebratory.
The Foresthill Bridge has received a face-lift, including a fresh coat of green paint, 220,000 bolts and more than 2.3 million pounds of new steel, part of a seismic retrofit that began in 2011.
Sacramento Regional Transit will launch bulked up train service and added security next week when construction starts on Highway 50 downtown.
Maggy Krell directed a sharp-edged blast at Anne Marie Schubert in the final moments of Wednesday’s Sacramento County district attorney candidates forum when she criticized her opponent for accepting pay raises in recent years while the office was laying off line prosecutors and shutting down its police review unit.
Arguably the most famous line from Jerry Maguire the movie that took super agent Leigh Steinberg from sports-famous to dinner table-famous is Show me the money! But in his meandering one-hour talk to UC Davis law students Wednesday, Steinberg spoke more about finding the kwan, a concept from the movie meaning love, respect, community and dollars.
After a couple of weeks of above normal temperatures and no rain, temperatures are expected to take a nose dive when spring showers are predicted to arrive early next week in Sacramento.