Anjali Hemphill joined CBS 13 in June 2012 and she’s happy to make the transition from east coast to west coast living.
Before coming to Sacramento, Anjali worked as a reporter at WTKR in Norfolk, VA. There she covered everything from fatal hurricanes to Naval deployments to pirates on trial. She also won a 2011 Virginia
Associated Press Award for Individual Reporting. She got her start in news as a radio news reporter for WPTF in Raleigh, NC.
Anjali graduated from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. She spent most of her life growing up in northern Virginia, just outside of Washington D.C., but she also lived in Africa as a child. She spent 4
years in Niger and one year in Rwanda; until her family was forced to leave during the 1994 civil war.
Anjali has a unique name because her mother is from India and her father is American. She is involved with the Indian-American community as well as Special Olympics and Best Buddies.
When Anjali’s not working she enjoys traveling, playing softball, running, crafting, singing and playing the clarinet.
Business leaders are concerned the emergency water cuts meant to have the state meet Brown’s mandatory 25 percent reduction could hurt their bottom line.
Believe it or not, flood control could be a solution to help ease California’s drought. Scientists at UC Davis say widening some levees, or removing them all together, could recharge the state’s groundwater.
He says it happened before closing on Friday. Surveillance cameras were rolling as a paying customer walked out of the store and two men run out with her, almost knocking her to the ground. In their hands were a remote control truck and two drones.
The Great Wolf Resort Indoor Water Park could be good for tourism, but many wonder if it’s a good idea during the drought.
If that bill passes, it would require those who grow, transport and sell pot to be licensed by the state. Doctors would be banned from prescribing pot at clinics in which they had a financial interest, and it would require all clinic employees to complete cannabis classes.
The Nevada County wedding industry knew it would take a hit when the board voted to limit the number of outdoor events, but they never expected it to happen this fast.
Clyde Froehlich says the rain doesn’t put a damper on his online business, Blue Barrel Systems, where he sells do-it-yourself rain barrel kits. He says sales have shot up since Gov. Jerry Brown ordered a mandatory 25 percent cut in usage.
While the drought is prompting some cities to require tougher water restrictions for construction on new homes, that’s not the case in Natomas. More than 1,000 new homes can be built in Natomas, an area that hasn’t seen any growth in years.
For more than a decade, Sacramento city and California state employees have commemorated the late farm labor leader Cesar Chavez with a recognized day off, but Sacramento County employees still have to go to work.
That’s because Hoby Wedler was born blind. But that’s not stopping him from wanting to guide future college students through some of the most difficult scientific courses.
It’s not every day you see a large sleeping bear fall from a tree in the middle of a residential neighborhood. Hundreds of people showed up for the unusual sight and cheered as fish and wildlife crews made the tricky catch with a tarp.
The owner of a classic car repair shop says the smash-and-grab crime only took a couple of minutes, but the burglars stole something he’s been working on for years.