Newsom: California Regions In 'Purple Tier' Could Be Under Stay-At-Home Order To Slow COVID HospitalizationsSome areas of California could be under a mandatory stay-at-home order if COVID-19 hospitalizations increase, the Governor said Monday. 
LIVE: Governor Newsom Provides COVID-19 BriefingGovernor Gavin Newsom will address the media Monday at noon about the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
COVID Tests Now Mandatory For Patients Admitted To California Acute-Care HospitalsStarting Monday, patients admitted to California hospitals must be tested weekly for COVID-19, and soon, so will health care workers who come in contact with them. 
Calfornia Counties Tighten Restrictions As COVID Cases SurgeAs coronavirus cases surge in California, county officials enacted stricter COVID-19 restrictions on Monday, a day after the state broke a record with more than 7,400 coronavirus hospitalizations.
Roseville Police Yet To Identify 2 Found Shot To Death In Parking LotTwo people were found shot to death inside of a parked van in Roseville, police said on Sunday.
Man Shot Inside Orangevale Home Dies, Another Resident In CustodyOne person is dead and another person is in custody after a man was reportedly shot inside of an Orangevale home.
1 Dead, 1 Critically Injured In Stockton ShootingOne person is dead and another person is listed in critical condition following a shooting in Stockton.
Truck Drives Off I-80 And Ends Up In Yuba River Near KingvaleA driver suffered major injuries Monday morning when their truck drove off I-80 and ended up in the river below. 
Local Hospitals Brace For Post-Holiday COVID SurgeConcerns over a post-Thanksgiving COVID spike are posing concerns for local hospitals, especially one in particular located in a county with the highest COVID-19 positivity rate in the state.
COVID Infection Concerns Rise As Holiday Travelers Return Home Through SMFPeople returned home through Sacramento International Airport from places all across the country as the Thanksgiving holiday weekend came to an end – drawing concern as cases continue to rise at a rapid rate across the state.
'It Would Break My Heart': Small Businesses Struggle As Holiday Shopping Weekend Misses The Mark"I think it's so important for the local economy to go out and support local artists, local things, local restaurants, everything that you can because you need to put that in your own community to support each other so we can survive."
Man Arrested For Brandishing Toy Gun At Auburn Home Depot Linked To Arson CaseA man arrested for brandishing what was found to be a toy gun at a person at Home Depot was linked to an arson case in Auburn, the Placer County Sheriff's Office said.
Driver Flees After Hitting, Killing Man, 35, Crossing Street In AntelopeAuthorities are investigating after a man was killed in a hit-and-run in Antelope on Sunday night, the California Highway Patrol announced.
Deadly Crash Closes Part Of Foothills Boulevard In RosevilleA deadly crash closed down a portion of Foothills Boulevard on Sunday evening, the Roseville Police Department said.
Biden-Harris Announce All-Female Communications StaffPresident-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Sunday announced members of the incoming administration's communications staff. For the first time in U.S. history, the staff will be comprised entirely of women.
Record Number Of COVID-19 Hospitalizations Reported In CaliforniaCalifornia broke a record Sunday with more than 7,400 coronavirus hospitalizations as counties statewide prepared for stricter COVID-19 restrictions to take effect amid surging cases and Thanksgiving travel.
2 Men Found With Fatal Gunshot Wounds Near Airport In South SacramentoTwo men were shot and killed early Sunday near Sacramento Executive Airport, the Sacramento Police Department said.
Local Businesses Hope Small Business Saturday Provides Boost Amid PandemicIt was a day for small business owners to strut their stuff hoping shoppers will keep them afloat after a very tough year.
'Give Us Closure:' Family Of Two Teens Killed At Arden Fair Plead For JusticeTears, hugs and passionate pleas were among the sights of a family-staged press conference at Arden Fair mall Saturday evening, a little more than a day since two young men were shot and killed while Black Friday shopping.
COVID Concerns Loom As Rocklin Basketball Center Expected To Hold 40-Team Tournament After OutbreakDefying health orders even after a COVID-19 outbreak, hundreds of basketball players are expected for a big tournament in Rocklin this weekend at the same facility linked to more than two dozen cases.
Holiday Shoppers Back To Business After Deadly Arden Fair Shooting Killed 2 On Black FridayArden Fair reopened and holiday shoppers were back to business as usual, not even a full day after a deadly mall shooting killed two people on Black Friday.
Woman Hospitalized After Crowbar Attack In Stockton, Police SayA woman is in the hospital after being attacked by a man with a crowbar in Stockton, authorities said.
Stockton Police Engage In Standoff With Assault SuspectOfficers engaged in a standoff with an assault suspect on Saturday, the Stockton Police Department said.
Newsom Again Nixes Parole For Charles Manson Follower Leslie Van HoutenGov. Gavin Newson has reversed parole for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, marking the fourth time a governor has blocked her release.
Travis AFB Medic Dies In Non-Combat Vehicle Incident In United Arab EmiratesA Travis Air Force Base medic died in a non-combat vehicle accident in the United Arab Emirates, the U.S. Department of Defense announced on Saturday.
Mobile Home Fire In Butte County Kills 1One person died after a mobile home caught fire in Butte County on Friday night, Cal Fire announced.
49ers Can't Practice, Play At Home For 3 Weeks Under New Santa Clara COVID RestrictionsThe San Francisco 49ers may need to find a temporary new home after Santa Clara County on Saturday banned all contact sports from holding games and practices for the next three weeks.
2 Teens Killed In Black Friday Shooting At Arden Fair MallTwo teenagers are dead after a shooting occurred at the Arden Fair mall on Friday evening, authorities said.
Witnesses Describe Chaos After Deadly Shooting Inside Arden Fair MallWitnesses working inside Arden Fair Mall said they heard multiple gunshots, then had to rush to get outside following a shooting that killed one person and injured another.
Rocklin Basketball Center To Hold Weekend Tournament Despite COVID Outbreak, County Health OrdersPlacer County has asked the Courtside Basketball Center in Rocklin to shut down after at least 30 positive coronavirus cases were linked to a youth basketball tournament at the facility.

California

Newsom: California Regions In 'Purple Tier' Could Be Under Stay-At-Home Order To Slow COVID HospitalizationsSome areas of California could be under a mandatory stay-at-home order if COVID-19 hospitalizations increase, the Governor said Monday. 
LIVE: Governor Newsom Provides COVID-19 BriefingGovernor Gavin Newsom will address the media Monday at noon about the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
COVID Tests Now Mandatory For Patients Admitted To California Acute-Care HospitalsStarting Monday, patients admitted to California hospitals must be tested weekly for COVID-19, and soon, so will health care workers who come in contact with them. 
Calfornia Counties Tighten Restrictions As COVID Cases SurgeAs coronavirus cases surge in California, county officials enacted stricter COVID-19 restrictions on Monday, a day after the state broke a record with more than 7,400 coronavirus hospitalizations.
Gov. Newsom Appoints New Head Of State's Troubled Recycling AgencyCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom has appointed a new head of the state's troubled recycling agency, who has pledged to overhaul its troubled bottle deposit system that has worsened during the pandemic.
Top California Air, Climate Regulator Hopes To Head Up EPA Under BidenOver four decades, Mary Nichols has been the regulator behind some of the nation’s most ambitious climate policies and, in recent years, she’s been their staunchest defender against President Donald Trump's effort to dismantle them.

Politics

Biden-Harris Announce All-Female Communications StaffPresident-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Sunday announced members of the incoming administration's communications staff. For the first time in U.S. history, the staff will be comprised entirely of women.
Democratic Fight Emerges Ahead Of Appointment To Fill Kamala Harris' Senate SeatA cross-country lobbying campaign for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' Senate seat has pitted factions divided by race, gender and geography against one another and heightened internal tensions within at least one influential caucus on Capitol Hill.
California Assembly To Meet In Golden 1 Center For New SessionThe Assembly will be trading its California State Capitol chambers for the Sacramento Kings' arena when it kicks off the new session Dec. 7 in an effort to limit coronavirus spread.
Some California Counties Winding Down 'Project Roomkey' Hotels For HomelessSome California counties are pushing ahead with plans to wind down a program that's moved homeless people into hotel rooms amid the coronavirus pandemic despite an emergency cash infusion from the state aimed at preventing people from returning to the streets in colder weather as the virus surges.
GSA Tells Biden Team They Can Begin Formal Transition ProcessThe General Services Administration has told President-elect Joe Biden they're ready to start the formal transition process, allowing Mr. Biden access to key funding, office space, classified intelligence briefings and agency access, according to a letter GSA sent to reporters
Feinstein To Step Down As Top Judiciary Dem Amid CriticismCalifornia Sen. Dianne Feinstein announced on Monday that she will not seek her position as the top Democrat on the State Judiciary Committee during the next session of Congress.

Business

'It Would Break My Heart': Small Businesses Struggle As Holiday Shopping Weekend Misses The Mark"I think it's so important for the local economy to go out and support local artists, local things, local restaurants, everything that you can because you need to put that in your own community to support each other so we can survive."
Local Businesses Hope Small Business Saturday Provides Boost Amid PandemicIt was a day for small business owners to strut their stuff hoping shoppers will keep them afloat after a very tough year.
Small Businesses Try To Stay Afloat Amid Pandemic, Holiday Shopping SeasonSacramento business associations are doing all they can to promote Small Business Saturday this year.
Roseville Galleria Says It Will Close Some Entrances If It Reaches CapacityWith shoppers flocking to malls and shopping centers on this Black Friday, police are warning that, due to social distancing rules, shoppers might have to wait their turn.
Despite Calls To Stay Home For Thanksgiving, US Air Travel Sets Pandemic-Era RecordThe number of travelers passing through airport security checkpoints in the United States reached its highest level since mid-March on Wednesday despite urging from federal health officials for Americans to spend Thanksgiving at home.
How Will COVID Affect Black Friday Sales? Stores 'Significantly Scaling Back,' Says ExpertBlack Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, will look a little different in 2020, as COVID cases spike across the country.

Health

COVID Tests Now Mandatory For Patients Admitted To California Acute-Care HospitalsStarting Monday, patients admitted to California hospitals must be tested weekly for COVID-19, and soon, so will health care workers who come in contact with them. 
Record Number Of COVID-19 Hospitalizations Reported In CaliforniaCalifornia broke a record Sunday with more than 7,400 coronavirus hospitalizations as counties statewide prepared for stricter COVID-19 restrictions to take effect amid surging cases and Thanksgiving travel.
Health Officials Plead For Californians To Avoid Thanksgiving GatheringsWith California desperately battling an out-of-control coronavirus surge, the state's health secretary is urging families to avoid gathering for Thanksgiving.
California Doctors Report Increase In Rare STD Complications Amid COVID-19 PandemicHealth officials say they are seeing an increase in rare and severe complications from untreated gonorrhea in recent months.
For Every 1 COVID Related Death, 9 People In US Left Grieving, Study SaysHow much of an effect has COVID had on the inhabitants of planet Earth? The coronavirus pandemic has taken the lives of 1.3 million people across the globe and left many more people to grieve their loss.
‘We Are Now Moving Backwards, Not Forwards’: Gov. Newsom Pulls ‘Emergency Brake,’ Imposes New COVID RestrictionsCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom said he’s pulling the state’s “emergency brake” as coronavirus cases surge in the state.

Entertainment

Road-Trip Movie 'Sacramento' To Star Michael Cera, Maya Erskine And Michael AngaranoMichael Cera is set to join Maya Erskine and Michael Angarano in the leading roles of an upcoming movie titled "Sacramento," which will follow friends on a road trip from Los Angeles to the capital city, Deadline reported on Friday.
Metallica, My Chemical Romance, Limp Bizkit To Headline Sacramento’s Aftershock 2021While coronavirus has put a halt to pretty much all live events this year, Sacramento’s Aftershock festival organizers are looking to 2021 with an expanded lineup of hard rock heavyweights.
Serinda Swan On Her Character Dr. Jenny Cooper In The CW's 'Coroner': 'The Humanity Seen In Jenny Is Really Resonating With People'The star of The CW show The Coroner discusses the journey her character Dr. Jenny Cooper is going through in Season 2 and why it's resonating with so many people in the current moment.
One Day At A Time Stars Rita Moreno, Isabella Gomez On Show's CBS Premiere: 'What's Really Special Is It Takes On Very Difficult Topics, But Does So With Enormous Heart And Soul'Two of the stars of "One Day At A Time" discuss what audiences can expect from Season 4 premiering tonight on CBS.
Downtown Businesses Hopeful DOCO Theater Reopening Will Bring Life Back To K StreetDinner and movie is now a reality in Sacramento County as movie theaters are allowed to reopen and restaurants can offer dine-in with reduced capacity under revised COVID restrictions.
Newsom Wavers On Theme Park Opening Rules Amid PressureFacing mounting pressure to let theme parks such as Disneyland reopen amid the pandemic, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday delayed new operating rules after industry leaders criticized his administration's initial plans.