The $1.2 million public library opened in May next to city hall. But the wall the library shares with city hall was found to be insufficiently fire-proof. So the library was shuttered in June.
Authorities say the officers were wearing their uniforms but riding in an unmarked police vehicle around 1 a.m. Sunday when the 31-year-old suspect flagged them down and asked what they wanted, referring to drugs.
SB1300 by Democratic Sen. Loni Hancock of Berkeley would protect information submitted to state officials from disclosure under the California Public Records Act.
Gary Bennett spent much of the last three decades preparing his property in Napa County for the day when a wildfire would sweep over the hill, including clearing brush and grass around his three-bedroom home in a scenic canyon 85 miles north of San Francisco.
The price is steep. Kern County’s estimated bill is $4,019 per day, which must be paid in advance of each day’s work. In Imperial County, the price is expected to be around $1,640 a day, Registrar Debbie Porter said. Each of those counties could be counting ballots for two weeks or longer.
The number of law-enforcement officers killed by firearms in 2013 fell to levels not seen since the 19th century, according to a report released Monday.
Fire officials say 11 people were injured, when an oven door exploded in a kitchen at the Santa Rita Jail around while inmates were baking.
A 13-year-old Northern California girl is brain dead after going into surgery to remove her tonsils.
Sacramento County is one of 15 counties in line to split $500 million in state-issued bonds to upgrade jails and build classrooms for inmate rehabilitation programs.
Prosecutors said Andrew Miller tried to sell access to two super computers at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory in California for $50,000.
Those applications must be processed by Dec. 23 for the applicants to get health insurance starting in the new year.
California citrus growers say six nights of freezing temperatures will likely damage this year’s orange crop but no disruption is expected to supplies.