NO CHARGES IN MODESTO WORKER JEWELRY SALE: MODESTO (AP) - Modesto is developing a policy for items employees find on the job after three public works employees were found to have sold about $2,500 worth of jewelry they came across while cleaning sewer lines.
TRUCKEE (AP) - Consecutive dry winters in the Sierra are setting the stage for another summer drought across much of western and northern Nevada. Significant snowfall in January turned into some of the driest weather on record during the last two months, leaving the mountain snowpack at about half of normal when the traditional season ended Monday. Dan ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - A Northern California coroner has identified the body found hanging by a rope off an 18-story Sacramento office tower as a 30-year-old Washington state man. Craig Fugate of Vancouver was found Monday morning hanging from a rope on the side of the downtown high-rise. Police believe he was trying an extreme graffiti attack because they found spray paint and ...
COMPUTERS STOLEN FROM SAN BRUNO SCHOOL: SAN BRUNO (AP) - Police say are searching for thieves who took at least $40,000 worth of computers from a San Mateo County school.
FONTANA TRAFFIC STOP ENDS IN CHILD PORN ARREST : FONTANA (AP) - Police in San Bernardino County say a traffic stop ended with the arrest of a driver for investigation of having child pornography.
BAKERSFIELD (AP) - Kern County Sheriff's officials are looking for the man who sexually assaulted a 6-year-old girl in broad daylight in the yard of her Bakersfield home.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Fixing problems caused when nearly three dozen steel rods broke on a new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will cost about $1 million, a state transportation official said. The work is not expected to delay the planned Labor Day opening of the span, Tony Anziano, a California Department of Transportation toll bridge program manager. <p style="line-height: ...
BICYCLIST KILLED BY VEHICLE IN STOCKTON: STOCKTON - A bicyclist who incurred serious injuries when he was struck by a vehicle in Stockton Tuesday morning has died.
HIKERS LOST OVERNIGHT IN SOCAL. CANYON: RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA (AP) - Two people lost in the Cleveland National Forest contacted Orange County sheriff's officials by cell phone and said they went hiking in Holy Jim Canyon but were unable to find their way back.
SAN BERNARDINO BANKRUPTCY SPARKS RECALL EFFORT: SAN BERNARDINO . (AP) - San Bernardino's bankruptcy has sparked a recall campaign against the mayor, city attorney and the entire City Council.
OFFICIAL: SHINY DOG BOWL SPARKS CALIF. HOUSE FIRE: SANTA ROSA (AP) - A Northern California couple might be able to blame this one on the dog.
COMMERCIAL SALMON FISHING SEASON OPENS: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Commercial salmon fishermen are heading to sea from San Francisco and other area ports in what is expected to be a strong fishing season.
PLACERVILLE (AP) - Investigators were trying Wednesday to determine if there's a link between a brazen kidnapping attempt involving a 15-month-old California girl and the killing of an 8-year-old girl in her home - though they acknowledged the likelihood is slim.