- Giants 3B McGehee designated for assignment Updated: May-24-15 4:02 pm
DENVER - The San Francisco Giants on Sunday designated third baseman Casey McGehee for assignment and recalled right-hander Hunter Strickland from Triple-A Sacramento.
- Man sentenced for stabbing of bar doorman over bad drink Updated: May-23-15 12:26 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - A 36-year-old man has been sentenced to more than 28 years in prison for a 2013 assault that prosecutors say stemmed from his anger over a botched drink.
- Families of 10 killed in California crash get some answers Updated: May-23-15 11:57 am
LOS ANGELES - Michael Myvett proposed to his college sweetheart on bended knee in front of the Louvre museum in Paris. Four months later, the pair died in a fiery head-on collision between a FedEx semi-truck and a bus that killed eight others in California, including five promising high school students.
- Man who solicited minors on Facebook gets 29-year sentence Updated: May-22-15 11:28 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Federal officials say a Northern California man has been sentenced to 29 years in federal prison for tricking girls into sending him sexually explicit photographs he then used to extort them.
- California farmers strike a deal to cut water use Updated: May-22-15 8:45 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - California farmers who hold some of the state's strongest water rights avoided the threat of deep mandatory cuts when the state accepted their proposal Friday to voluntarily reduce consumption by 25 percent amid one of the worst droughts on record.
- Historic Senator Hotel sold in online auction Updated: May-22-15 2:32 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - The Senator Hotel, a landmark in California's capital city, is being sold for $31.8 million.
- Appeals court delays transgender California inmate's surgery Updated: May-21-15 9:12 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - A federal appeals court delayed sex reassignment surgery for a transgender prison inmate in California on Thursday, hours after a state panel recommended that she be paroled.
- Q&A: California farmers with oldest water rights face cuts Updated: May-21-15 8:10 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Farmers in drought-stricken California with nearly guaranteed rights to water are bracing for historic orders to stop diverting water from rivers and streams. Regulators are expected to announce on Friday whether some farmers can avoid a total cut off if they voluntarily conserve.
- Police arrest man suspected of threatening to kill officers Updated: May-21-15 9:26 am
SACRAMENTO, California - A man is in custody after police say he made threats to kill officers and blow up a high school and a mall in Roseville, a city about 20 miles northeast of Sacramento.
- Worldwide regional leaders sign non-binding climate pact Updated: May-19-15 4:14 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - California Gov. Jerry Brown and leaders from 11 other states and provinces are signing a pact on climate change that vows to reduce carbon emissions.
- State Supreme Court strikes down Sacramento man's sentencing Updated: May-19-15 8:29 am
SACRAMENTO, California - The California Supreme Court has struck down the five-year prison sentence of a man who beat the mother of his children because a judge failed to advise him that his admission of a prior conviction could result in a more severe penalty.
- Bill allowing beer bikes advances in California Legislature Updated: May-18-15 7:50 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - California lawmakers have advanced a bill that would allow so-called beer bikes to operate on streets, but leaves cities to decide if alcohol is allowed on board.
- Officers release name of bicyclist hit, killed by truck Updated: May-18-15 8:45 am
SACRAMENTO, California - Highway patrol officers say the man who was hit by a truck and killed at the start of a Northern California bicycle race is 50-year-old Rocklin resident Ronald Cortez.
- Spending tops $7 million in nasty East Bay Senate contest Updated: May-17-15 12:11 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - A special election Tuesday for state Senate is being pitched as a decision about who represents real Democratic values: the state lawmaker and former teacher endorsed by the California Democratic Party, or the Orinda mayor and longtime adviser to Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown.
- Brown's budget boosts spending for schools, adds tax credit Updated: May-14-15 7:54 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Gov. Jerry Brown took a restrained approach in proposing a record $115.3 billion budget Thursday that sends more money to schools and offered what he called a reasonable commitment for a new tax credit to the working poor.
- Firefighters contain grass fire threatening homes Updated: May-13-15 11:50 pm
FAIR OAKS, California - Firefighters have contained a grass fire in Northern California that forced the evacuation of two homes and threatened others in the city of Fair Oaks.
- 3 killed in Sacramento wrong-way crash Updated: May-12-15 10:22 am
SACRAMENTO, California - The California Highway Patrol says three people died when a driver going the wrong-way on a Sacramento highway slammed into another vehicle.
- Trial delayed for Acampo man accused of trying to join ISIS Updated: May-12-15 9:10 am
SACRAMENTO, California - The trial date for a Lodi-area man who was arrested and charged with trying to join an Islamic terrorist group has been postponed until August.
- California governor, other top officials get 3 percent raise Updated: May-11-15 8:53 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Gov. Jerry Brown and other California leaders already making six-figure salaries got a raise on Monday for the third year in a row.
- Sacramento moves to ban nudity on streets and sidewalks Updated: May-11-15 9:52 am
SACRAMENTO, California - Sacramento officials are considering plans to close what some say is a loophole in the city's public nudity ban.
- Mark Cavendish wins first stage of Tour of California Updated: May-10-15 9:14 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Britain's Mark Cavendish powered past Slovakia's Peter Sagan just before the finish line Sunday to win the first stage of the Tour of California.
- Seattle arena can move forward after environmental review Updated: May-07-15 8:00 pm
SEATTLE - The hopes of bringing the NBA back to Seattle and adding an NHL team passed a significant milestone Thursday when a final environmental impact statement found no major issues to block a projected new multipurpose arena in Seattle's stadium district.
- Sheriff's department to implement water-saving measures Updated: May-07-15 8:40 am
SACRAMENTO, California - The Sacramento County Sheriff's office has announced a series of measures to reduce water usage within the department and in jails.
- Governor tells critics of water tunnels project to 'shut up' Updated: May-06-15 8:56 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Gov. Jerry Brown took a sarcastic approach to critics of his $15 billion twin tunnel plan Wednesday, saying unless they have invested a million hours working on the problem as his staff has, they should "shut up."
- Newsom, Blakeslee unveil digital tool on government meetings Updated: May-06-15 7:15 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former state Sen. Sam Blakeslee have teamed up with computer scientists to create a video search engine that they say will lift the shroud on government by allowing people to see, read and share what their representatives are doing in the state Capitol.