The short hearing on Wednesday had both sides agreeing to take more time before setting a trial date for Isaiah Fowler in the stabbing death of his sister, 8-year-old Leila Fowler.
A man arrested in nothing but a trench coat and socks after a break-in reportedly told investigators he had been using the homeowner’s sauna.
Light winds and a break from the usual summer heat are helping fire crews gain control of an 83-acre wildfire that forced the temporary evacuation of three homes in the Sierra foothills of Northern California.
Fire crews continue to battle an 80 acre wildfire burning in the hills above San Andreas.
A gas leak has forced the evacuation of an assisted living facility in the Calaveras County town of San Andreas.
A gas line break that forced the evacuation of several homes, a shopping center and shutdown the major highway in Calaveras County has been repaired.
An old, abandoned mine was rediscovered in the Sierra foothills thanks to kids playing baseball, and Calaveras County officials are working to make sure the hazard is repaired.