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.
A crowd of more than 30,000 took to Sacramento streets Saturday to advocate for women’s equality in the workplace, condemn sexual violence and criticize President Trump in a half-day rally that began at Southside Park and ended at the state Capitol.
Sacramento City Councilman Allen Warren will travel to Honduras next week to support an anti-government doctor, Luther Castillo Harry, who hopes to one day be president of the country. Harry is a member of the Garifuna ethnic group.