The City of Manteca has begun taking out traffic curbs jutting out into lanes on Main Street. The concrete patches, also called “calmings” or “bulbs”, were put in during the early 2000s and created an uproar from drivers and business owners, who said they congested traffic and took away parking spaces.
California farmers struggling with drought say a U.S. Supreme Court decision issued Monday that keeps strict water restrictions in place to protect a tiny, threatened fish has forced them to leave thousands of acres unplanted in the nation’s most fertile agricultural region.
The new year is expected to bring rising chicken egg prices across the U.S. as California starts requiring farmers to house hens in cages with enough space to move around and stretch their wings.
Fighting through rain and terrible Friday traffic, hundreds of brave last-minute shoppers packed local malls today. The Roseville Galleria says those crowds are translating to a better holiday season than last year.
All December long, rain has dampened holiday shopping in Old Sacramento. Business owners say sales are down. One shop owner says they’re down as much as 20 percent compared to last year, when we had a warm, dry fall.
A gun range billboard arming Santa with a weapon is turning heads in one Butte County town.
A state senator wants to ban recycled tires used in the artificial turf at schools and playgrounds because there may be a link to cancer. That has people asking what this ban would mean for local schools that already have the turf and the businesses that produce it.
Regional officials say the Reno area can handle a growth spike fueled by construction of Tesla Motors’ $5 billion battery factory, but it will involve a hefty price tag with uncertainty over who will foot the bill.
With preparations for Christmas still underway, New Year’s Eve is right around the corner too, and the folks who brought you TBD Fest in West Sacramento over the summer are hoping you’ll make it out to their new year’s eve block party in midtown.
Even though Chrome is now more widely used, Firefox still has a loyal audience that makes more than 100 billion worldwide search requests annually.
The Fresh Choice on Howe Avenue seems to have joined that list, with workers dismantling the inside of the restaurant. They said they didn’t think anything was lined up, and by no means is this the first. Chevy’s, TGI Fridays, and Thai Cottage are three more entries on that list of restaurants to close in the Arden area.
State officials say they have nabbed 112 unlicensed contractors as part of a sting targeting illegal home repairs in seven cities.
Forbes released its 28th World’s Billionaires issue on Monday. Here’s the top 10. You can find the rest of the list on Forbes.com
Electronic Entertainment Expo kicked off today at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Early Saturday morning, a private company is set to make history by launching a supply ship to the International Space Station. Here’s a look at the mission preps and what Space X and NASA expect the mission to look like.
Advertising is supposed to make you WANT a product. But some time, the claims go too far. Here are a few products over the years that have made false, misleading, or unsubstantiated claims…and got caught! It does not include the dozens of diet pills that have been fined for making false claims.
Apple now has strict policies on which applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are approved for their App Store. But some risque or offensive apps have made it through the approval process, while others were rejected before getting to market. Here’s a look at a few of the most controversial apps.
Facebook, populated by at least 500 million users, has been both a source of innovation, controversy and fascination.
Has it really been 30 years since Steve Wosniak & Steve Jobs sold off Jobs’ VW van to raise money and launch a company? Yes, it has, and if you don’t believe it, just check out some of the higlights.