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 2020-02-23 15:14 

The Sacramento Bee

Swarm of 40,000 bees attacks police, firefighters in California, officials say...

A swarm of up to 40,000 "very aggressive" bees stung five people, including a police officer and two firefighters, outside a hotel in Pasadena, California, sending them to the hospital....

 2020-02-23 13:00 

The Sacramento Bee

Tiny California city struggles to manage fire tax revenue. Now it's asking voters for more...

Isleton, California, approved a half cent sales tax in 2016 to fund its volunteer fire department with Measure B. A familiar pattern of poor financial accounting led the city to again turn to voters for money....

 2020-02-23 13:00 

The Sacramento Bee

How a daughter of Hmong refugees seeks to make political history in Sacramento...

Mai Vang, the daughter of Hmong refugees, is running for Sacramento City Council in Meadowview against pastor Les Simmons in the March primary election. She would be first AAPI politician elected to City Hall....

 2020-02-23 13:00 

The Sacramento Bee

Standing up to powerful developers and their allies isn't deplorable, it's laudable...

California is facing an affordable housing crisis this isn't up for debate. But SB50 wasn't the answer. Standing up to developers is the best way to build more housing without threatening single-family neighborhoods....

 2020-02-23 13:00 

The Sacramento Bee

A look at the seats up for election on Sacramento County's Board of Education...

At the upcoming primary election in March, Sacramento County voters will have the chance to cast their ballots for trustees of the county's Board of Education — though there might not be a whole lot of choice in the matter....

 2020-02-23 13:00 

The Sacramento Bee

Filling out that presidential ballot? Here's a quick look at candidates and key California issues...

What are Democratic presidential candidates' policies, views and opinions on top issues in the March 2020 primary election? California voters say they care about housing, climate change, health and immigration....

 2020-02-23 13:00 

The Sacramento Bee

Ballot language for Measure D, Isleton sales tax for fire services, omitted key info...

Isleton voters will consider special 75-cent sales tax Measure D on the March 3 ballot to fund its fire department, replacing the current half-cent sales tax. It would raise $110,000 annually and run for five years....

 2020-02-23 12:00 

The Sacramento Bee

To air is human: Sacramento prep scene has featured high-flyers for decades...

From dunkers who went on to the NBA to those who were named all-time dunkers by SLAM Magainze to Xavion Brown of Sheldon now, the regional high school scene has included a lot of high-flyers....

 2020-02-23 12:00 

The Sacramento Bee

'Hell yeah': Harry Giles III is happy, healthy, helping Kings' slim playoff hopes...

Harry Giles III and the Sacramento Kings are surging under coach Luke Walton. Giles is starting and the Kings have won eight of their last 12 games to stay close in the Western Conference playoff race....

 2020-02-23 12:00 

The Sacramento Bee

Sacramento community groups aim to dispel immigrants' fears of the census...

Sacramento County is ranked the eighth hardest-to-count county in California. Local community organizations are spreading the word about the upcoming 2020 Census in April through phone-calling, door-knocking, tabling and holding talks to make sure communi...

 2020-02-23 10:30 

The Sacramento Bee

Cat in the Hat will be dropping in at Sacramento book event celebrating Dr. Seuss...

An appearance by the Cat in the Hat, book discounts and cake will be featured at a book sale held by the Sacramento Public Library on March 7. The sale also celebrates the birthday of the legendary Dr. Seuss....

 2020-02-22 23:08 

The Sacramento Bee

Head-on collision in Sutter County leaves one dead, another injured, CHP says...

One person was killed and an 18-year-old woman was injured Friday in a head-on collision on Highway 113 near Knights Road in Sutter County, CHP said....

 2020-02-22 23:04 

The Sacramento Bee

Kent Bazemore leads surging Kings to another victory over Los Angeles Clippers...

Kent Bazemore, Bogdan Bogdanovic, De'Aaron Fox and Harry Giles III led the Sacramento Kings to a 112-103 victory over Kawhi Leonard, Lou Williams and the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday at Staples Center....

 2020-02-22 19:35 

The Sacramento Bee

Police arrest parolee-at-large, find stolen firearm in Woodland after high-speed chase...

A parolee-at-large was arrested Feb. 21 after a high-speed chase with police, the Woodland Police Department said....

 2020-02-22 19:11 

The Sacramento Bee

Lassen man arrested after holding person at gunpoint, standoff with deputies, police say...

A Lassen County man was arrested Friday, Feb. 21, after a hours-long standoff for holding a person at gunpoint, according to the Lassen County Sheriff's Office....

 2020-02-22 13:45 

The Sacramento Bee

Grant gets hot at the right time of year, rolls into section semifinals...
 2020-02-22 13:36 

The Sacramento Bee

With strong seniors and smothering defense, Whitney keeps finding a way to win...
 2020-02-22 13:00 

The Sacramento Bee

Still need a Real ID? Here's how you can save time on your next trip to the DMV...

Californians could soon be turned away from airports if they don't have a Real ID card, and many drivers still haven't come in for the updated drivers' license. The DMV has a plan to reduce wait times....

 2020-02-22 13:00 

The Sacramento Bee

School bonds dominate ballot in Placer, Yolo and El Dorado counties. Here's what to know...

In Placer, Yolo and El Dorado Counties, voters will see several general obligation bonds on the ballot — including Measure E, which aims to upgrade Los Rios community college campuses....

 2020-02-22 12:00 

The Sacramento Bee

Los Angeles Clippers missing two key starters as surging Kings look to win again...

The Los Angeles Clippers announced NBA All-Star Paul George (hamstring) and point guard Patrick Beverley (groin) will be out against De'Aaron Fox and the Sacramento Kings on Saturday at Staples Center....

 2020-02-22 04:05 

The Sacramento Bee

Bank robber escapes on bicycle, carrying stolen cash, Lodi police say...

The Lodi, California Police Department was looking for a man who robbed a bank on Lodi Avenue and fled on a bicycle with an undisclosed amount of cash....

 2020-02-22 02:12 

The Sacramento Bee

Stockton police employee arrested on suspicion of driving drunk to work...

Officers arrested Stockton, California Police Department Hope Gillespie who is accused of driving drunk to work on East Market Street in downtown and was booked on a DUI charge at the San Joaquin County Jail....

 2020-02-22 01:57 

The Sacramento Bee

Report: Los Angeles Lakers will waive former Kings All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins...

The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly plan to waive DeMarcus Cousins, the latest twist for an All-Star who began his career with the Sacramento Kings before suffering injuries to his Achilles, knee and quadriceps....

 2020-02-22 01:42 

The Sacramento Bee

Sacramento homicide detectives look for male in death of woman found in burning car...

Sacramento, California County sheriff's homicide detectives released the name of a woman found dead inside a burning car near the American River in Rancho Cordova and were looking for an unidentified male....

 2020-02-22 01:30 

The Sacramento Bee

RentCafe data shows significant increase in Sacramento rent prices since 2019...

Using figures procured through Yardi Matrix, RentCafe's average Sacramento apartment rent in January was $1,444. Rents saw a slight increase of .3% since December, but were markedly higher than last year's monthly cost....

 2020-02-22 01:11 

The Sacramento Bee

Sacramento Bee launches new Saturday format...

The Sacramento Bee has launched its new Digital Saturdays. Get your news at sacbee.com and in the eEdition. And find out how print subscribers can activate digital access accounts and contact customer service....

 2020-02-22 00:48 

The Sacramento Bee

Coronavirus updates: How virus traveled from China to Northern California, Sacramento...

Sacramento County, California, has its first confirmed coronavirus case about a month after the virus that causes COVID-19 disease broke out in Wuhan, China, killing over 2,000 and infecting travelers to Asia....

 2020-02-22 00:24 

The Sacramento Bee

Population of popular predator fish could decline in California rivers under new rule...

California anglers are upset with a new Fish and Game Commission policy regulating striped bass population in the Delta and rivers. The new rule could benefit salmon, smelt and other native fish....

 2020-02-21 23:53 

The Sacramento Bee

'They look like hell.' Trump blasts wind turbines in Palm Springs at campaign event...

President Donald Trump spoke about energy dependency and wind turbines at a Colorado campaign event Thursday. He said Palm Springs' windmills "look like hell," kill birds and were made in China and Germany....

 2020-02-21 23:33 

The Sacramento Bee

New California report from Inc. Magazine lists Sacramento businesses as top earners...

The creators of the annual Inc. 5000 list introduced a new California report this week that shows the state's fastest-growing companies — which included nine Sacramento-area businesses....

 2020-02-21 23:22 

The Sacramento Bee

Film premiere to celebrate launch of UC Davis Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies...

A premiere of the short film "The Strength of Many" will be held in Sacramento to help launch of the Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies at UC Davis. It is directed by Emmy-winning director Marissa Aroy....

 2020-02-21 23:15 

The Sacramento Bee

'It's happening:' Stars of 'Friends' share official news of the show's HBO Max reunion...

A "Friends" reunion special is officially confirmed by HBO Max. Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer will return for the untitled unscripted special....

 2020-02-21 21:34 

The Sacramento Bee

After 4 months in hospital, Yuba-Sutter CHP officer struck by DUI suspect heads home...

David Gordon, a CHP veteran with the Yuba-Sutter area office, was injured after being hit by an SUV driven by a suspected drunk driver. Dozens of fellow officers celebrated his release from the hospital....

 2020-02-21 20:57 

The Sacramento Bee

Academy Award-winner Tim Robbins to showcase play in Folsom about America as beacon of hope...

Tim Robbins' play tells the stories of 12 different people fleeing from something and searching for freedom in America....

 2020-02-21 20:55 

The Sacramento Bee

Water source for 40 million Americans could be drying up. Here's why...

The Colorado River is slowly losing water because of warming temperatures and climate change. The river is a source of water for 40 million people and supports $1 trillion in economic activity every year....

 2020-02-21 20:46 

The Sacramento Bee

Bernie Sanders criticizes California's voting system: 'We risk locking out millions'...

Bernie Sanders has tried to appeal to independents in California, but many no party preference voters aren't requesting Democratic ballots. His campaign is worried going into the March 3 primary election....

 2020-02-21 20:03 

The Sacramento Bee

Judge orders Sacramento sheriff to 'unban' 2 black activists from his Facebook page...

A federal judge ordered Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones to lift the ban he had placed on two Black Lives Matters activists, Sonia Lewis and Tanya Faison, who were prevented from posting on his Facebook page....

 2020-02-21 19:59 

The Sacramento Bee

'Extremely dangerous' man wanted for killing three in California cemetery, cops say...

Jos Luis Torres Garcia, 33, is wanted for killing three people, whose bodies were found at Perris Valley Cemetery on Monday. Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco said the victims and suspect knew each other....

 2020-02-21 19:11 

The Sacramento Bee

Sacramento County reports first case of coronavirus in resident who visited China...

Sacramento County in California has reported its first case of novel coronavirus in a traveler who had visited China, increasing number of virus cases in the U.S. Humboldt County also reports a COVID-19 case....

 2020-02-21 18:46 

The Sacramento Bee

More than 100,000 bees living in 70-pound hive discovered in California man's backyard...

More than 100,000 bees in a 70-pound beehive were discovered underneath the shed of a homeowner's property in El Cajon. The bees were safely removed because Herbert did not want to decrease the population....

 2020-02-21 18:41 

The Sacramento Bee

More teacher layoffs approved in Sacramento school district. How many will lose their jobs?...

Sacramento City Unified School District in California approved a motion for layoffs, possibly starting another round of teacher job cuts as it faces a large budget deficit in the 2020-21 school year....

 2020-02-21 18:07 

The Sacramento Bee

Almost every Californian would get $1,000 a month under universal basic income proposal...

California could adopt a universal basic income of $1,000 a month, under a bill introduced by Assemblyman Evan Low, who cited presidential candidate Andrew Yang as inspiration. Stockton has a version of it....

 2020-02-21 18:01 

The Sacramento Bee

Judge finds Sacramento Sheriff still fails to comply with law on disclosing deputy files...

A judge has again ruled that Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones' office is not complying with a state law requiring disclosure of deputy disciplinary records and use-of-force files in The Sacramento Bee's lawsuit....

 2020-02-21 17:41 

The Sacramento Bee

Earthquakes rattle ocean life, leaving hungry sperm whales hunting for food, study says...

Researchers examined the effect earthquakes have on marine wildlife for the first time and discovered the seismic events have a direct impact on sperm whales and their search for food, according to a new study....

 2020-02-21 17:38 

The Sacramento Bee

Glass 'waterfall.' New neighborhood name. See San Francisco's lastest apartment tower....

Fifteen Fifty, a new apartment building in San Francisco giving the illusion of a glass waterfall has launched leasing with rental prices starting at $3,500 per month for studios, $4,550 for one-bedrooms....

 2020-02-21 17:25 

The Sacramento Bee

Sacramento's planned new bridge has style ... and attitude. Check out these renderings...

Sacramento unveiled drawings of a bridge over the Sacramento River to replace the I Street Bridge between West Sacramento and the downtown railyard. The architect is the T.Y. Lin International Group....

 2020-02-21 17:12 

The Sacramento Bee

FEMA reverses itself on Oroville Dam funds, but still denies millions to California...

FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, agreed to pay an additional $113 million to reimburse California for the 2017 Oroville Dam crisis but is withholding $193 million requested by the state....

 2020-02-21 16:17 

The Sacramento Bee

California jails sued after banning prison publisher. Why was one of its editors arrested?...

Human Rights Defense Center, a nonprofit that sends books and magazines to inmates nationwide, says the Placer County Sheriff's is refusing to allow its literature into the jails in Auburn and Roseville....

 2020-02-21 15:58 

The Sacramento Bee

Sunny and 72: Sacramento's unseasonably warm, dry February continues this weekend...

Northern California is staying warm and dry, with temperatures expected to linger in the low-70s Friday and Saturday, dipping slightly Sunday and then returning as high as 75 degrees next week....

 2020-02-21 15:32 

The Sacramento Bee

Placer extends 22-game win streak with an offensive outburst from senior...

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