Two Concow men were arrested in connection with the burglary of a Butte County fire station during the Camp Fire in Northern California, Cal Fire said Monday in a news release. They face five felony counts including looting.
After canceling days last week, local community colleges, UC Davis and Sacramento State have closed their campuses the entirety of this week due to wildfire smoke, with public K-12 schools closed anyway for Thanksgiving break.
A motorcyclist died in a head-on collision just before 10 p.m. Sunday in Elk Grove, police said. The crash also involved a Toyota SUV and occurred on Waterman Road near Sheldon Road, according to a news release.
PG&E officials have reported they suffered a second problem with their high voltage overhead power lines in the hills above Paradise on the morning the devastating Camp Fire ignited. The company filed an incident report filed with the state Public Utilities Commission saying a high voltage line near the rural Concow area suffered an outage at 6:45 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8.
National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Northern California wildfire burn areas, including the Camp Fire, due to forecast rain storms Residents in Carr Fire, Mendocino Complex areas are also being warned.
Butte County Fairgrounds has been acting as a Red Cross evacuation center since the Camp Fire in Paradise began. It is currently housing approximately 100 people per night, but has the capacity to house hundreds more as of Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018.
Last year, as the Tubbs Fire scorched its way across Napa and Sonoma counties, environmental researchers at UC Davis fielded questions about the health impact of chronic exposure to smoke from a wildfire.
Gas price declines over the past month or more have reached all 50 states. Sacramento has some of the nation’s most expensive gas. Here’s when and where to get cheap gas in advance of Thanksgiving travel plans.
Sacramento’s Run to Feed the Hungry will proceed as planned Thanksgiving morning, amid rain or lingering wildfire smoke. Other charity runs, including the Yuba City and Davis turkey trots, had to be canceled.
Rain is expected on Thanksgiving Day, and therefore expected to fall on the annual Run to Feed the Hungry event. Earlier this year, we talked with an apparel expert on what runners should wear for a wet marathon.
Former Assemblyman Tony Thurmond won the 2018 election to be California’s top education official, dealing a blow to charter school advocates who spent tens of millions of dollars supporting his opponent, Marshall Tuck.
Almost a dozen record stores are participating, including six Dimple Records stores across Sacramento and Placer Counties, offering special releases on Black Friday as part of Record Store Day’s festivities.
The Didion will house 12 condominiums above a 4,000 square-foot ground-level bakery at 2417 J St., developer Julie Young said. She declined to identify the baker, but said they already have a shop in the area.
Following a weeklong closure brought on by horrible air quality in the area, Amazon’s fulfillment and warehousing center at Sacramento International Airport has reopened, an Amazon spokesperson confirmed.