From the Sierra down, the drought has cost the region thousands of jobs.
Mark Lonergan with Regional Transit says the lane is a first of its kind in the area. The two-mile stretch that travels over Highway 50 toward La Riviera Drive will allow two buses to travel on a single lane in opposite directions through one of the most congested areas of the county.
If a devastating storm or emergency hits, many pet owners are faced with leaving their homes with little to no notice and no chance to bring their animals.
American Water serves more than 180,000 people and businesses in Sacramento and Placer counties. But as the drought drags on, and if customers begin to waste water, the utility company says it may be forced to take drastic measures.
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.
Police are searching for a missing teen who is considered to be at risk because of the people she is believed to be with.
“About one-third of the students in our region are overweight or obese, and part of what united way is working toward is to decrease obesity by 20 percent,” said Casy Gray with the United Way
The issue has plagued areas like one near Arden Fair mall where drivers encounter people holding signs, begging for money, and some don’t take no for an answer.
Deputies are investigating a shooting inside of a south Sacramento restaurant that has left one man dead.
The woman is described as a black female adult in her late 20s or early 30s, between 5’3″ and 5’6″ tall and weighing 180-220 pounds. She was wearing black rimmed glasses and a black and white PINK sweatshirt and light-colored capri pants.
A viewer contacted CBS13, but it’s the entire neighborhood is behind the effort. But PG&E says the trees are growing into a public safety risk.
County health officials say between 2010 and 2012, African American children composed of 11 percent of the county’s child population and made up 24 percent of all child deaths. That’s twice the rate of other children.