California State Fair
Both incidents may be tied to videos showing a chaotic scene and violence inside the Cal Expo gates on Sunday.
The first of its kind competition drew 120 quadcopter pilots to Bonney Field on Thursday vying for a $25,000 prize.
About 20 units are responding to the fire, which is putting up smoke near the California State Fair. Winds from the south potentially could move the smoke over the Cal Expo fairgrounds.
Organizers say they do not believe they’re in competition with the state fair, but the county fair does have one thing that’s much bigger than what the state fair has to offer.
The 162nd California State Fair got off to a surprisingly mild start in terms of weather on Friday. With temperatures in the low 80s, it fit this year’s fair motto—The Best.
New exhibits, including Minds In Motion, are meant to educate kids and adults about science and wildlife.
Memorial Day Weekend is the perfect time to get a jump on the summer to do list.
It’s a fair to remember. Nearby fires and record-high temperatures couldn’t keep California State Fairgoers away as the annual event reached attendance not seen in the last six years.
Galt K9 officers Hunter and Jax are receiving new, custom-made, ballistic vests – after Special Olympics athlete – and close friend of the police department – Karissa Krater donated about $2,500 to “Cover Your K9” to help make the lifesaving equipment available.
Since the fair opened 12 days ago, 11 cars have had their catalytic converters stolen. Vehicles sitting higher off the ground have been targeted, as it’s easier for thieves to get underneath and out quickly.
The fire broke out this afternoon and did not damage any structures. But when things seemed to be quieting down in the battle against the 30-acre blaze, flames got into live power lines, causing them to arc.
With temperatures cooler than average, CBS13’s Dave Bender was enjoying the start of the fair.