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Police: Investigation Continues Into Shooting Of 13-Year-Old Boy In Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The investigation is continuing into the shooting of a 13-year-old boy in Sacramento. At around 8:15 p.m. Sunday, Sacramento police officers responded to reports of a shooting at the 4th Avenue Park playground, near San Jose Way. Police say that they found the teen suffering from a gunshot wound. As of Wednesday afternoon, police have not released an update on the status of the teen. They have also not released further details in their investigation.
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PD: Driver missed red light in crash that killed parent in front of East Sacramento school

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Police on Wednesday said the crash that killed a parent in front of an East Sacramento elementary school was caused by a driver missing a red light. On Jan. 13, two cars crashed just before 1:30 p.m. right outside of Phoebe Hearst Elementary School. This happened while the parent was crossing the intersection of 60th Street and Folsom Boulevard, the Sacramento Police Department said.
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Concerns Grow Over Illegal Camping In American River Parkway

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — There are growing concerns illegal camping is threatening a jewel in Sacramento. The American River Parkway Foundation this week has demanded city and county leaders to intervene. It’s expecting a detailed plan by March on how to tackle the removal of illegal campers from the 23-mile-long nature and recreation area. The demand also focused on the county’s response to the damage caused by illegal camping. For many people, the American River Parkway is where nature and serenity meet, but in recent years, many have observed two sides to the parkway. “Over 15 percent of the parkway burned, and 99 percent of...
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Elk Grove Major Injury Pedestrian Accident Reported at Intersection

Calvine Road Intersection Accident Injures Pedestrian. A major injury accident occurred in Elk Grove on January 25 after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle. The incident happened around 10:35 a.m. on Calvine Road westbound at its intersection with Elk Grove-Florin Road. A witness called the accident in to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), reporting that the pedestrian was in the roadway.

Deadline for Section 8 housing extended to Feb. 9th

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As of yesterday, Jan. 25th, the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) has extended the Tenant-Based Voucher, or Section 8 housing waiting list deadline to Feb. 9th at 11:59 p.m. SHRA officials think the COVID-19 pandemic might be impacting the lack of applications received, considering the...

Home Sales Dropped: Housing Market Update

US home sales DROPPED on a month to month basis as well as a year over year basis. This is from a brand new report that was just posted today. In today’s housing market update, I discuss the latest real estate market news including an update on home prices, housing inventory, investor purchases, and much more! Get Connected To a GREAT Real Estate Agent in Your Area (ad): <a href=""></a> *** Jason Walter, CPA (lic 103885) Sacramento real estate agent and native Realty ONE Group Complete (DRE 01923240) This post may include affiliate links (if you purchase anything through these affiliated links, the author may earn a commission).

Farm to Fork Festival announces 2022 dates

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — It's time to raise a fork to the Sacramento region!. Visit Sacramento has announced Sacramento's beloved food and music celebrations are back for the ninth annual Farm to Fark Festival this September. According to a press release announcing the news, "this is a celebration of the...

Candlelight Memorial Being Held Thursday For Ofc. Lenehan

On Thursday night, you can show your support for fallen Elk Grove Police Officer Tyler Lenehan. A candlelight Memorial gets underway at the police department tomorrow night (1/27) at 6:30 p.m. at Laguna Palms Way. A memorial is also set up in the lobby of the Department, where people wanting to pay their respects can visit from 8am Until 8pm until Ofc. Lenehan's funeral.

$269,710 approved towards Folsom Lake water backup intake study

Folsom city officials recently approved design work this month for a backup Folsom Lake water intake system shared with Roseville and Orangevale. The Folsom City Council approved a contract Jan. 12 for engineering consulting services on the Folsom Reservoir Raw Water Delivery Reliability Project. The city of Folsom, city of...

California Senate aims to limit ‘junk science’ in courtrooms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are moving to deter the use of what a legislator called “junk science” in the courtroom and give those convicted with questionable expert testimony a way out of prison. Senators on Wednesday approved changing the state’s definition of false testimony to include expert court opinions based on flawed scientific research or outdated technology, or where a reasonable scientific dispute has emerged over its validity. The bill by Democratic state Sen. Scott Wiener would allow people to appeal if they previously were convicted based on the discredited testimony. It had no opposition from prosecutors or other law enforcement organizations. It passed, 30-3, sending it the Assembly.

Jennifer Singh | Staff Photographer

Jennifer Singh is a first semester staff photographer for the Express. She is interested in covering stories pertaining to music, culture and art. Jennifer frequents local galleries, music venues, and festivals. Though COVID-19 has disrupted many of these events, she has discovered groups and communities of people that have banded together to rebuild the local art and music scene. Prior to the pandemic, Jennifer’s interest in music and art served as an escape from her everyday life. She found comfort in the passionate revival of the artistic scene of Sacramento and its growing community. She grew inspired by the members of these communities as being passionate and dedicated, with inspiring stories to share.