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California EV fire casts doubt on 'green' energy claims

(The Center Square) – When an electric vehicle caught fire in California, emergency services dumped 4,500 gallons of water on it. Critics say the example explains how EVs can harm the environment. The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District posted on Facebook on June 11 the Tesla caught ablaze three weeks...
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19-year-old arrested after assaulting two people in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A 19-year-old man was arrested in Sacramento after he assaulted two people, vandalized a vehicle and resisted arrest, authorities said. The assault happened on Saturday around 3:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of Fair Oaks Boulevard near Howe Avenue, the Sacramento Police Department said. Mario White...

Despite Heat Wave, Federal Court Denies Appeal by Homeless Union to Require City and County of Sacramento to Protect Unhoused – Union Buoyed As Judge Does Set Early July Hearing

SACRAMENTO, CA – Despite daily 100 degree temperatures for most of the past week, a U.S. District Court here has denied a petition for an ex parte temporary order by the Sacramento Homeless Union that sought to require the city and county of Sacramento to “protect” the unhoused from the heat.

$8,500 worth of gas cards handed out to Sacramento families

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A Sacramento nonprofit organization gave out hundreds of free gas cards to community members on Sunday to help with rising gas prices across California. More than 400 gas gift cards totaling $8,500 were given out, according to Berry Accius, founder of Voice of the Youth. "We...

‘You’re Scaring Kids’: Crowd Combats Anti-Pride Protesters At Children’s Museum By Singing

RANCHO CORDOVA (CBS13) – A Pride event designed for children and families took an ugly turn in Rancho Cordova Saturday. Protesters showed up shortly after family festivities got underway at the Sacramento Children’s Museum.    Drag princess Suzette Veneti says she wasn’t surprised, she was disappointed and wanted answers. One sign read: “Groomers are not welcome in California.” Another read: “Protect white children.” “You’re standing there with a megaphone and signs, you’re scaring kids,” Veneti said. “They could’ve protested at Pride. They could protest anywhere they want, but to pick a children’s museum with children, like, this is for kids.” “There were a lot of...

Best & Worst Trade Destinations For Kings’ Harrison Barnes

If any one team in the NBA most badly needs a playoff appearance in 2022-23, it’s the Sacramento Kings. After all, they haven’t been to the postseason in 16 years. That’s the longest drought in the league. In fact, it isn’t even particularly close. When the Kings moved sophomore Tyrese Haliburton for Domantas Sabonis at this year’s trade deadline, they made one thing clear:

Sacramento nonprofit hands out thousands of dollars in gas cards

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — With gas averaging more than six dollars a gallon, the highest in the nation, a local nonprofit stepped up to provide temporary relief to Sacramento families Sunday. Voice of the Youth, a nonprofit program provides training, mentorship, and motivation to Sacramento youth, organized Giving Back To Our Beloved Community Gas Gift […]

California’s State Fair returns after a two-year absence. Here is a complete guide.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) —  The California State Fair returns to Sacramento following two years of pandemic-related closures and cancellations.  The iconic festival draws hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, bringing in more than 150 million dollars for the Sacramento economy. For residents across the state, the fair is a staple of California summer life, […]

Teenager Caught On Camera Returning Wallet Loaded With Cash

This teenager made a decision that we would not expect a lot of other kids to make if we are being very honest. If the average kid makes this find, they are probably headed to the mall as fast as their legs will carry them. This is the story of a kid who has a heart of gold and is always willing to do the right thing.
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3 Injured in Multi-Vehicle Collision on Roseville Parkway [Roseville, CA]

ROSEVILLE, CA (June 27, 2022) – Wednesday morning, three people sustained injuries in a multi-vehicle collision on Roseville Parkway. The crash happened at 7:15 a.m., in the area of Roseville Parkway and Pleasant Grove Boulevard. According to the reports, a total of four cars collided in the area. However,...