Ron Jones began his television career in 1988 while working as an officer for the Oakland Police Department. Not only did he patrol the streets of Oakland as an officer but he was featured in cable television commercials related to crime prevention. He was later given the opportunity to write, produce, and host numerous crime prevention and public affairs shows for the City of Oakland called “Bay Area Crime Watch” and “OPD on TV”. Those shows featured wanted people in Northern California and crime prevention tips.
His talents later landed him on local cable television public affairs show called “City Speaks” where he co-anchored with now KPIX Evening Magazine host Malou Nubla. Ron was later promoted to sergeant and became the public information officer for OPD in 1994.
After being inspired and mentored by KPIX reporter Sherri Hu, he left OPD and ventured out of law enforcement and was offered his first television news reporter job with CBS affiliate WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia. While there, he was quickly promoted to weekend news anchor and reporter. In 1996, his television talents then brought him back to his Northern California roots where he worked as the weekend anchor for seven years for KCRA. During his tenure at KCRA, he covered everything from crime to education in the central valley. In 2001 Ron temporary left the news business to take care of his ailing parents.
Ron returned to the Bay Area in 2003 to join the KPIX family in San Francisco as he co-anchored for the weekend morning show with Sydney Kohara.
In 2004, Ron joined CBS13, where he is currently the weekend anchor.
Ron is married to his high school sweetheart. Together they have four children.
Alysia Montano, 28, finished last in her 800M heat on Thursday, but he UC Berkeley star drew cheers from the crowd as she crossed the finish line.
“The people that advertise is about consenting sex between adults and there’s no proof those ads encourage trafficking or promote trafficking,” Rachel West said.
Three defense attorneys representing the four suspects agree their clients are guilty of possessing illegal weapons—one pointing out a suspect had an AK-47 in his pants. But the attorneys believe their clients shouldn’t be charged with Nelson’s murder, calling it a case of self-defense.
Deputies say Curtis Marcellino, 50, met a 15-year-old girl online and lured her to his home. Police say he’s behind bars because of a quick-thinking mom who checked her daughter’s computer on Wednesday night after she left the house.
Prosecutors say Gary Baker admitted he had sex with the 76-year-old woman, while his attorney says the woman welcomed the relationship with Baker.
Lawmakers are considering a bill that would give tougher punishments for those who sexually assault unconscious or disabled victims.
Hundreds of new jobs are expected to land in West Sacramento as a Japanese company broke ground on a new production facility.
The jury agreed with prosecutors that Paul Walden, a career criminal, was in a drug-induced stupor on July 16, 2012, when officers say he struck Harrison Long-Randall, his girlfriend Gemily West and her four dogs.
During the 1980s and 1990s, the Unabomber was an elusive domestic terrorist that was focused on killing anyone who didn’t share his twisted ideologies. Two of his victims were killed in Sacramento.
Officers say the male jogger was running along the Sacramento River bike trail when a suspect walking in the opposite direction began yelling. The suspect, who doesn’t know the victim, would then attack him with some sort of cutting instrument.
Dinetta Crawford says her son Kasi, now 40 years old, lives in the same Oregon community where Tuesday’s high-school shooting happened. Kasi’s girlfriend has a daughter, who was on campus when the bullets started to fly.
She feels comfortable with the pack, and like a dog, she’s even tried to get in the backseat of Beth’s car. And when Milkshake is invited, she has no problem hanging out in the house.