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FOLSOM (AP) -- Two inmates already serving life sentences are being named as suspects in the slaying of a third inmate at a Northern California state prison. Officials at California State Prison, Sacramento, said Thursday that 48-year-old Devlin Stringfellow was attacked in an exercise yard Wednesday ...
California state government will rewrite and consolidate dozens of outdated information technology job descriptions in an attempt to attract new workers and provide clear promotion paths for current employees. The State Personnel Board on Thursday unanimously approved the plan, which marked the ...

California lawmakers killed a bill Thursday that likely would have expanded rent control laws in cities and counties, setting the stage for a protracted statewide battle over how to rein in the state's soaring housing costs. Democratic Assemblyman Richard Bloom's Assembly Bill 1506 died in the Assembly's ...
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) -- "It affects your ability to do your job," said Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Los Angeles). Garcia wasn't happy when she ran into her colleague this week, state Sen. Tony Mendoza in the halls of the Capitol. "I was just like wow, the audacity to be here," she said. The senator's ...
Three of those stores are in California, and one is in Sacramento. With the El Camino Avenue location closing, the remaining Sacramento location is on Power Inn Road. The El Camino Avenue location appeared to be removed from the Sam's Club website Thursday. An employee of that location told ...
Assembly Bill 1506 from Democratic Assemblyman Richard Bloom of Santa Monica would repeal a state law known as Costa-Hawkins, clearing the way for California cities and counties to strengthen local rent control measures. "Sacramento should get out of the way and let cities decide how they should ...

SANTA BARBARA (CBS13) -- As new images of harrowing rescues and escapes emerge from across Southern California, the search for the missing continues. Officials said 17 have been killed and 43 people are still missing, which is why the mandatory evacuation zone was expanded. On Thursday ...
The 2018 elections are coming--and those of you who don't spend your waking hours monitoring the secretary of state's website may have some questions. Questions like: Wait, there's an election next year? And: Didn't we just have an election? And: Is Governor Jerry Brown running again? Yes, yes, and ...
Issa's decision to vacate the 49th district seat follows on the heels of fellow Southern California Republican Ed Royce, of Orange County, who revealed Monday he, too, will leave Congress after 2018. Royce and Issa are two of seven Golden State Republicans that represent Congressional Districts ...
There are currently about 689,800 people enrolled in DACA, according to court documents, and about 200,000 Californians currently with the status, including an estimated 4,000 enrolled across the University of California system. About 5,900 of these DACA recipients live in the Sacramento area. Since the ...
Santa Rosa Press Democrat on California vs. the FCC on net neutrality: Add one more front in California's war with the Trump Administration: net neutrality. State lawmakers returned to Sacramento this week to consider, among other things, a work-around in response to the Federal Communication ...
In his 16th and final year as governor, Jerry Brown is using a surplus to stash away billions of dollars in reserves that would help his successor weather a recession while boosting some of his signature programs. He's proposed a $190.3 billion spending plan on Wednesday that accelerates funding for his ...
Less than two weeks after recreational pot sales became legal in California, some of Sacramento's dispensaries already are complaining about supply problems. Curtis Ducart, purchasing manager for River City Phoenix and Hugs Sacramento, said the dispensaries haven't been able to stock many of the ...
Kamala Harris is joining the Senate Judiciary Committee, Democratic leaders announced Tuesday. The move not only adds a coveted post to the junior senator's already high-profile set of committee assignments, it puts the State of California in a plum position to shape the inquiry into the Trump ...
The downpour began with 2.38 inches of rain in downtown Sacramento on Monday, the most on Jan. ... That brought downtown Sacramento's total rainfall for January to 4.41 inches, and the season total to 7.13 inches, which is 88 percent of average for this point ... First big winter storm reaches California.
During last year's Oroville dam crisis, a report shows officials with the Department of Water Resources second-guessed dumping water for fear they would not be able to deliver water to faraway water districts. [The Sacramento Bee]. • public health officials in California are urging state residents to get a flu ...
The downpour caused 12 crashes between 8:10 a.m. and 9 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol's Sacramento Communications Center. CHP also reported roadway flooding by Interstate 5 and Sutterville Road about 6:30 a.m.. 10:35 a.m.. The heaviest rain from the two-day storm has ended, but ...

WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say six people have been killed in a crash caused by a wrong-way driver on a Northern California highway. ... The CHP says the 2013 Chevrolet with only the female driver inside collided with a Dodge carrying five people about 20 miles northwest of Sacramento.
California politics news feed. Jan. 2, 2018, 2:13 p.m.. Welcome to Essential politics, our in-the-moment look at California political and government news. Sign up for our free newsletter for analysis and more, and subscribe to the California Politics Podcast. Don't miss our Essential Politics page in Sunday's California section.
California's new market was rattled Thursday when the Trump Administration signaled a more aggressive approach to marijuana prosecutions, lifting an Obama-era policy that kept federal authorities from cracking down on the pot trade in states where the drug is legal. The impact of Attorney General Jeff ...
Los Angeles (AP) -- Forecasters say a storm expected to bring heavy rain to California could drop several inches in recent burn areas, raising the risk of mudslides on hillsides made bare by flames.The National Weather Service says up to 6 inches of rain could fall starting Monday in parts of Santa ...
Outwardly, the McDonalds restaurant just off Highway 101 in Pismo Beach doesn't look any different from the 1,500 or so others in California. But when you walk into this one, you immediately encounter a robotic kiosk that allows you to order your hamburger or other Fast Food on a touch screen, rather than ...
But sometimes a complicated pattern of air movements in the upper atmosphere can cause the high pressure system to stall out near California's coast, ... Although the storm that rolled through Northern California last week wasn't major, it delivered more rain in Sacramento (about 0.4 inches) than the city ...
Los Angeles (AP) -- The flu has hit California so hard this season, pharmacies have run out of medicine to treat it, emergency rooms are packed and the death toll is rising. State health officials say that 27 people younger than 65 have died of the flu in California since October. That's compared to three ...
Republican Doug Ose, a politically moderate former congressman from the Sacramento region who last year became one of President Donald Trump's most vociferous surrogates in California, on Friday opened a committee to run for governor. The filing allows Ose, 62, to begin raising money for the June ...
He tweeted: "This CA taxpayer funded PSA spends most air time normalizing/promoting pot use before saying don't drive stoned. Imagine same extolling virtues of alcohol? ... The television campaign has been running in Sacramento, the Bay Area and Los Angeles. The advertisement was replaced with an ...
California is putting up a united front against U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his federal directive targeting legal weed, with one state lawmaker reviving a proposal this year that would make California a so-called "sanctuary state" for marijuana. Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer, D-Los Angeles, ...
The California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority, a little-known arm of the state Treasurer's Office, is scheduled to consider expanding a tax break Tesla already receives at its meeting in Sacramento. Agency officials put the value of financial assistance Tesla is requesting ...
California filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration Tuesday, blasting federal regulators for suspending an Obama-era rule directing oil and gas ... California filed an earlier lawsuit against the administration for delaying implementation of the rule. ... Related stories from The Sacramento Bee ...
SACRAMENTO -- Monday night into Tuesday morning authorities were on the scene of a standoff at the Red Roof Inn near Stockton Boulevard and Mack ... a standoff with police and barricaded subject has developed at Red Roof Inn on Stockton and Mack, Sacramento CA.
... Most Districts Around California. Sacramento County students are missing school at a higher rate than most other districts around the state. ... This Season's flu Sending Patients To The Doctor's Office SoonerIt's flu season and new numbers show the virus is active in almost all of California. Sacramento doctors are seeing ...
With California's governor lambasting the Republican tax overhaul as an ugly "monstrosity," a new statewide poll found the widespread perception that the bill will hurt the state. The survey, released late Monday by UC Berkeley's Institute for governmental Studies, shows 52 percent of Californians believe ...
After weeks of dry fall weather, the Sacramento region is finally expected to receive a little relief from the heavens beginning Tuesday night. Up to a quarter-inch of rain is predicted ... "It's pretty early on for people to get concerned, at least for Northern California," Kurth said. "The real test is how things go in ...
Sacramento County students have the worst chronic absentee rate in the region and a higher rate than all but two of the other 20 largest counties in California - Sonoma and San Joaquin. According to new state data, 14.8 percent of Sacramento County students missed one-tenth of their classes last school ...
(Want to get California Today by email? Here's the sign-up.) The Republican tax bill moving through Congress eliminates the deduction for state income taxes and limits the deduction for property taxes. Californians write big checks for both, which is why there so much concern about the bill. That mortgage ...
Weeks into a new gas tax hike, California transportation officials said Thursday they are studying ways to charge drivers based on how many miles they drove since their last fill-up rather than the amount of fuel they use. ... "It's another terrible idea from Sacramento Democrats to reduce productivity," he said.
The Democratic-led assault on the GOP tax plan is intensifying this week, as California legislators lobby against the bill and activists launch a fresh wave of protests in home districts of congressional Republicans across the state. Demonstrations are planned Friday in Clovis, targeting Rep. Devin Nunes ...
Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox on Thursday blamed the Democrats in Sacramento for California's most serious ills, including high levels of poverty and unaffordable housing costs. Cox, speaking at the Public Policy Institute of California in San Francisco, promised to tamp down the clout of ...
Toni Atkins will become the first woman to lead the California Senate next year. ... "Given our national divisions, California's example is more important than ever - and I look forward to working with our president pro tem and all of our colleagues to ensure that the ... Related stories from The Sacramento Bee ...
My suggestion: Appoint a blue-ribbon panel to examine the treatment of women beyond the confines of Sacramento. To lead it, name the woman the governor trusts most - his wife and special counsel, Anne Gust Brown. And why not former California First Lady Maria Shriver as a co-chair? California ...
... or grow smaller ones. Meta Viers McClatchy. By ELLIOT SPAGAT and AMANDA LEE MYERS Associated Press. FALLBROOK, Calif. A brush fire driven by gusty winds that have plagued Southern California all week exploded rapidly Thursday north of San Diego, destroying dozens of mobile homes.
Days after a fellow lobbyist inappropriately touched Iwu at a political event, the Sacramento lobbyist launched a campaign to draw attention to sexual harassment at the hands of powerful men at the Capitol. Iwu and more than 140 other women signed a "We Said Enough" letter that described a pervasive ...
October's wine country wildfires are now the costliest in California history, with insurance claims pegged at $9.4 billion. The latest estimate Wednesday from the state insurance Department means the wine country fires have vaulted past the Oakland Hills fire of 1991 as the most expensive in California fire ...
A group of prominent lawyers representing teachers and students from poor performing schools sued California on Tuesday, arguing that the state has done nothing about a high number of schoolchildren who do not know how to read. The advocacy law firm, Public Counsel, filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles ...
SACRAMENTO -- Keeping an eye on her monitors and computer models, warning coordination meteorologist Michelle Mead is part of the National Weather Service team in Sacramento keeping track of the Santa Ana winds helping spread the Thomas and others fires burning in Southern California.
Demolition of an existing vacant state building is expected to begin in the summer, with the new project finished by 2021, the Department of General Services said in a press release. The new building will provide space for about 1,150 employees from the California Health and Human Services Agency, the ...
That could be the unofficial mantra for many people across the Sacramento area, following Sunday's California International Marathon. ... Last week, organizers from the nonprofit Sacramento Running Association estimated the race would bring an economic impact of up to $11 million to the region.
The nation's largest public pension fund is leaving money on the table by favoring environmental and social causes in its portfolio, a business-backed nonprofit argues in a study it's releasing Tuesday on the California Public Employees Retirement System. The report by the American Council for capital ...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - More than a dozen states banded together Monday to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block a California law requiring any eggs sold there to come from hens that have space to stretch out in their cages. In a lawsuit filed directly to the high court, the states allege that California's ...
For the past few months he's been training with his coach for the California International Marathon. On average, he runs six-minute miles and was set to qualify for the Boston Marathon. "I left him at the starting line with the three hour pace group," said Bieker. "My first text update showed his time was a little ...


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