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Release of unknown powder at West Sacramento grocery store prompts police response
WEST SACRAMENTO – A grocery store in West Sacramento is back open on Monday after an incident involving people releasing an unknown powder. West Sacramento police say the incident happened a little after 8 p.m. at the Nugget Market in the Southport Town Center. Officers got a report of two males allegedly releasing an unknown powder at the store. The situation prompted both officers and West Sacramento Fire crews to respond. The store was closed while authorities investigated the powder. No negative reactions to the powder were recorded, police say. It was later determined that the powder came from a fire extinguisher, police say.No one has been detained in connection to the incident. Police say it appears that the incident was a prank. The store was back open on Monday.
Sacramento firefighters vandalized the inside of a water tower. It cost taxpayers $65,000
As punishment, the city placed two firefighters on an unpaid two-day suspension.
‘Today was a miracle’: Gavin’s Law moves one step closer to becoming a reality
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – Gavin’s Law unexpectedly was passed out of the Assembly Public Safety Committee Tuesday with five yes votes and three not voting. Assemblyman Jim Patterson introduced the bill to help families of hit-and-run victims change state law to close a loophole that benefits drivers who flee the scene. The bill now moves […]
Who is playing at Sacramento’s Ace of Spades this spring? Lineup includes some big names
This season’s lineup ranges from R&B, hip hop and electronic to metal and rock.
New report: Downtown Sacramento homelessness declined, but where did people go?
SACRAMENTO – The City of Sacramento believes it is seeing signs of progress when tackling homelessness. A new report shows the number of unsheltered people in a popular spot is going down.On Tuesday, Mayor Darrell Steinberg shared that homelessness decreased by 40 percent in the heart of the city. Downtown Sacramento Partnership's monthly census saw a dip from last September when it counted 200 unhoused people.The downtown area is often the pulse of the city while being the economic pillar for arts and entertainment. Yet, visitors see a clash between nightlife and homelessness."What we do in downtown Sacramento, we can do...
Concerts In the Park hosts lineup announcement party
Time to get excited.
Teen critically injured, rescued from American River in Sacramento
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A 19-year-old teen was sent to the hospital with critical injuries after he was pulled from the American River, the Sacramento Fire Department said. The fire department said it got a call about a person needing to be rescued from the river near 7th Street and Riverine Way around 5 p.m. Crew members who went there found the teen and pulled him from the water.
Fentanyl dealers in California are safe from murder charges, for now
A bipartisan California bill aimed at charging fentanyl dealers with murder unceremoniously failed to advance out of a state Senate committee on Tuesday.
Tyre Nichols skatepark naming approved by Sacramento city council
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A Sacramento skatepark is set to be named after Tyre Nichols after city officials voted unanimously to honor the late skateboarder who was killed by former Memphis police officers during a traffic stop earlier this year. City Councilmember Lisa Kaplan said they're excited to partner with...
Could Sacramento hit 80 degrees again soon? Here’s when it happened in the past 6 years
We don’t know about you, but we’re more than ready for sunny skies and warm days.
Another Bill To Address California’s Worsening Homeless Problem
A group of Republican lawmakers in Sacramento is pushing State Senate Bill 31. The biggest cheerleader is California Senate Minority Leader Brian Jones of San Diego. If it becomes law, Senate Bill 31 would prohibit homeless camps near schools, daycare centers, parks and libraries. Police would have to give homeless...
Metro Fire: Man suspected of starting fires allegedly found covered in soot
(KTXL) — The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District said a person they suspect of starting several fires has been detained. Metro Fire identified the suspect as Phen Vue. Vue allegedly had soot on his face and hands, scorch marks on his clothes, and multiple lighters when he was detained. Metro Fire said Vue is an arson […]
Two men are in the hospital for stabbing injuries, police say
SACRAMENTO -- Two men are being treated in the hospital for stabbing injuries, following a report of a stabbing on late Monday night, said the Sacramento Police Department. The incident took place just before midnight in the 1100 block of Alhambra Boulevard. Officers confirmed that there were two groups involved physical altercation. One man was struck in the head with an unknown object and a younger man sustained non-life-threatening stab wounds. No suspects have been arrested, and the case is now an active investigation, led by detectives in the Felony Assault Unit.
California shooting at Sikh temple during religious celebration leaves two wounded: sheriff’s office
Gunfire erupted during a Sikh religious celebration in Sacramento, California Sunday afternoon, leaving two people wounded, the sheriff's office said.
Firefighters: 10 cats found dead after house fire near Elverta
SACRAMENTO COUNTY – Firefighters say 10 cats were found dead after a house fire near Elverta Tuesday morning. Metro Fire of Sacramento crews responded to the scene on Ancho Way just before 9 a.m.Firefighters found heavy flames throughout most of the home. Two people tried to go back in and rescue their cats, but the fire was too intense. Both people had to be taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. About 10 cats were later found dead by firefighters, Metro Fire says. Exactly what started the fire is unclear.
Garbage truck flips after crash on Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento
SACRAMENTO – A garbage truck is lying on its side after crashing on a major Sacramento thoroughfare Tuesday morning. The scene is on Freeport Boulevard, near Stacia Way. Sacramento police say the both a garbage truck and an RV were involved in the crash. The road was visibly wet as a storm passes over Northern California. The truck involved is from Waste Management. Police say one person was injured in the crash but did not need to be transported. Crews are now trying to right the garbage truck.
Madonna headed to Sacramento’s Golden 1 Center for ‘The Celebration Tour’
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Strike a pose!. Madonna is bringing "The Celebration Tour" to Sacramento’s Golden 1 Center in January. The best-selling female solo touring artist of all time is set to perform in Sacramento on Jan. 13, 2024. Other stops added to the tour include Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Palm Springs and Nashville.
Classroom clash: Video captures fight between parent, student at San Juan High School
CITRUS HEIGHTS -- A student was attacked Monday morning at San Juan High School (SJHS) by a parent who entered her classroom without permission, district leaders confirm. The 17-year-old victim, a junior at the school, told CBS13 that Monday's fight at SJHS followed a prior physical altercation between herself and the woman's daughter on Friday; this fight happened off of school campus and was described by the victim as "mutual." Video obtained by CBS13 Tuesday shows the moment that child's parent took matters into her own hands, and into the school Monday. The victim claims it was in retaliation for Friday's fight. "This...
The Smashing Pumpkins announce new tour; Wheatland stop set for August 2023
WHEATLAND – Billy Corgan and Co. are hitting the road again for a new tour – and Northern California is on the list. On Tuesday, The Smashing Pumpkins announced their "The World Is A Vampire" tour. Co-founding member James Iha as well as drummer Jimmy Chamberlin rejoined the band in recent years and the Pumpkins released a so-called "sequel" to their iconic 90s album "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness," a rock planned three-part rock opera named "Atum." The tour is set to kick off come summer. The Sacramento-area has a date with the Pumpkins on Aug. 7 at the Toyota Amphitheatre in Wheatland.Stone Temple Pilots and Rival Sons are listed as the supporting acts for the Wheatland show. Tickets are set to go on sale to the general public on March 31.
Recent rains great news for gardeners
Green Acres Nursery and Supply Locations in south Placer County: 7300 Galilee Road, Roseville, 916-782-2273 5436 Crossings Drive, Rocklin, 916-824-1310 Website: idiggreenacres.com. The rain that has saturated the region over the winter and into early spring is great news for gardeners. “The weather is a bonus,” California certified nursery professional...
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