A Sacramento Superior Court judge ruled this week that a new permit granted for Sacramento's regional sewage treatment plant isn't tough enough in three specific areas, mainly dealing with effluent temperature and toxic metals.
The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District is investigating the circumstances surrounding a woman’s death in sheriff’s custody last week after she was medically cleared by Metro Fire personnel.
A telephone scam has surfaced in Sacramento County in which the caller threatens jail unless payment is made to clear a warrant.
Sacramento Stand Down, a three-day effort to help homeless veterans, needs volunteers.
A disabled man fell into the Sacramento River over the weekend and clung to dear life until rescuers could arrive.
The name of the young man shot and killed over the weekend in a Del Paso Heights neighborhood has been released by the Sacramento County Coroners office.
A 23-year-old man was shot multiple times and killed early Sunday morning at a residence on Lily Street in Sacramento, police said.
The Sacramento Poetry Center is hosting a “Hot Poetry in the Park” event from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Fremont Park, 16th and P streets in Sacramento.
Sacramento Regional Transit officials revealed this week they are considering replacing their gas buses with electric ones, but first, they want to do a little experiment. General Manager Mike Wiley said RT expects to buy just 10 electric buses and two charging stations initially, and put them to the test on Stockton Boulevard, the longest and busiest bus route in the city, to see if they hold up to the rigors of day-long route running.
Local activists are planning a demonstration today at Sacramento County Main Jail in response to the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by police in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9.
A man accused of orchestrating the sexual assault of a child to obtain pornographic photos while he was in prison has been convicted by a Sacramento County jury.
Sacramento County supervisors have approved a digital billboard along a Highway 99 commute corridor in the south area, continuing a local government trend of authorizing electronic displays in exchange for large fees.
Another business group and another building trades union have endorsed the “strong mayor” measure appearing on the November ballot in the city of Sacramento.