Another California Prisoner Dies From COVID-19 ComplicationsAnother California state prison inmate has died from what appears to be complications of the coronavirus, corrections officials said Monday.
Hair Salons, Barber Shops And Gym Owners Upset With Latest Closure OrdersIt’s another round in the heavy-weight fight to stop the spread of COVID-19. Amid great disappointment, there’s more understanding.
Stanislaus County Hospitals Impacted As Positivity Rate Rises To 15.3%An increase in coronavirus cases is having a direct impact on hospitals in Stanislaus County, many pulling resources to meet the need.
San Joaquin County Sheriff Tested Positive For CoronavirusSan Joaquin County Sheriff Pat Withrow tested positive for COVID-19 last week.
Sacramento Start-Up Develops HERO-Carts To Help Frontline Health Care WorkersA Navy veteran who has worked in the medical field for decades is now answering the call to help nurses on the front lines.
CDCR: 2 Correctional Officers Stabbed By Inmate At Sacramento PrisonAn inmate reportedly stabbed two correctional officers at California State Prison, Sacramento Monday morning. 
Back To School At Home: Stockton Unified Students Will Not Return To School In AugustStudents in the Stockton Unified School District will not be returning to the classroom next month for the first day of school due to the increase in coronavirus cases in San Joaquin County.
Sacramento-Area Residents Flocking To Salons, Barbers Before They CloseCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom's announcement Monday that salons and hairdressers in 30 of the state's counties must shut down over COVID-19 concerns has prompted a flurry of online activity from people trying get a last-minute haircut.
California Closing Again: Bars, Indoor Dining Across The State Ordered To CloseCalifornia is taking a big step backwards and ordering many sectors to across the state to close again as coronavirus cases spike.
SacRT Bus Driver Tests Positive For CoronavirusA SacRT bus driver has tested positive for coronavirus, officials say.
Churches, Gyms, Malls And Salons Ordered To Close Again In 29 California Counties, Including SacramentoWith California leaders seeing a concerning increase in coronavirus hospitalizations, the state has hit the “dimmer switch” on reopening.
5 Sacramento-Area Eateries Cited By ABC For Allowing Dining InCalifornia Alcoholic Beverage Control officials say five Sacramento-area restaurants were among those cited for continuing to allow indoor dining over the Fourth of July weekend.
California DMV Gives Senior Drivers With Expiring Licenses 1-Year ExtensionCalifornia drivers over the age of 70 whose licenses are expiring have been given a one-year extension due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Will You See A Second Stimulus Payment?A second stimulus payment seemed unlikely after the first stimulus led to economic gains but has a good chance now as the virus spikes and recovery stalls.
Search On For Camper Missing Since June In Sierra National ForestA search and rescue team is looking for a 54-year-old woman who mysteriously vanished on a solo camping trip at the Sierra National Forest.
100,000 Mail-In Votes Went Uncounted In California's PrimaryMore than 100,000 mail-in ballots were rejected by California election officials during the March presidential primary, according to data obtained by The Associated Press that highlights a glaring gap in the state's effort to ensure every vote is counted.
Dental Patients Pay Price For PPE As Supplies Run ThinA dental appointment looks a lot different right now with dentists covered up from head to toe to protect themselves and their patients from COVID-19. But with supplies thin, all that gear comes at a high cost and you could end up paying an extra fee on your next trip to the dentist's office.
Galt Mother Counts Blessings After Daughter, Others Safely Escape USS Bonhomme Richard Fire In San DiegoA Galt mother is counting her blessings along with other military families after learning their loved ones were safe after a US Navy ship caught fire in an explosion in San Diego on Sunday.
2 In Custody After Man Killed In Arden Area, Sheriff SaysTwo people who led authorities on pursuit are in custody after a man was killed in Arden on Sunday, the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department said.
Police Release Photos Of Suspect Car In Roseville HomicideThe Roseville Police Department released surveillance photos of a suspect vehicle believe to be connected to a deadly shooting that occurred in the city on Monday.
Traffic Delays On NB I-5 Due To Big Rig Fire In StocktonA big rig that caught fire on Interstate 5 caused multiple lane closures in Stockton on Sunday evening, the California Highway Patrol announced.
Hundreds Gather For Black Lives Matter Rally In MartinezAnti-racism protesters took to the streets Sunday in Martinez where two people were charged with hate crimes after allegedly defacing a city-sanctioned “Black Lives Matter” mural.
Black Lives Matter Chalk Mural Created On Street In DavisPeople in Davis worked together Sunday to create a Black Lives Matter chalk mural on a city street.
Couple Gets Engaged On Boat Trip Under Tower BridgeA boat trip on the Sacramento River took a joyful turn for one couple when they passed under the Tower Bridge on Sunday.
Man Dead In North Sacramento Hit-And-Run, Police SayA pedestrian is dead and the search is on for the suspect after a hit-and-run that occurred in North Sacramento on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.
21 Injured In Fire Aboard Ship At Naval Base San DiegoTwenty-one people suffered minor injuries in an explosion and fire Sunday on board a ship at Naval Base San Diego, military officials said.
Structure Fire In Turlock Kills 1 Early SundayAt least one person is dead after a structure caught fire in Turlock early Sunday morning, the Stanislaus Regional Fire Investigation Unit announced.
2 More San Quentin Inmates Die From Coronavirus Upping Death Count To 9Two more prisoners of San Quentin State Prison died Saturday from complications related to the coronavirus, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced on Sunday.
Placer County Ordered To Close Some Businesses, Cease Indoor OperationsPlacer County was ordered by the state to stop indoor operations and close several businesses beginning on Sunday as a result of the ongoing spread of the coronavirus.
1 Home, Multiple Vehicles Burned In Vacaville House FireAt least one home and two vehicles were engulfed in a house fire Saturday night, the Vacaville Fire Department said.

Politics

Black Lives Matter: Thousands March In Martinez In A Peaceful Protest For JusticeBetween 1,500 and 2,000 people walked from the downtown Martinez courthouse to Martinez Waterfront Park in a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest Sunday afternoon.
100,000 Mail-In Votes Went Uncounted In California's PrimaryMore than 100,000 mail-in ballots were rejected by California election officials during the March presidential primary, according to data obtained by The Associated Press that highlights a glaring gap in the state's effort to ensure every vote is counted.
Golden 1 Center Could Become A Voting Center For November ElectionElection day is only a few months away and the Golden 1 Center may be getting in on the action.
Assembly Bill Would Create State Bank To Help Local Governments, Small Businesses During PandemicA group of state legislators from the Bay Area and Southern California announced Thursday the introduction of a state bill that would create a state bank capable of giving loans to local governments and small businesses during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Darrell Steinberg In Discussions To Launch Another ‘Strong Mayor’ CampaignThe mayor is holding discussions with labor groups this week to mount a 'strong mayor' campaign that could go before voters on the November ballot.
California Assembly Delays Session After Virus OutbreakA coronavirus outbreak in the California Legislature has indefinitely delayed the state Assembly’s return to work from a scheduled summer recess.

Health

FDA Warns Against Using Two Dozen Hand Sanitizers Possibly Containing Toxic Wood AlcoholThe FDA has added more hand sanitizers to its growing list of products that contain wood alcohol, which is toxic if absorbed through the skin.
Study: 'Broken Heart Syndrome' Has Increased During The Coronavirus PandemicA study published Thursday found a significant increase in "broken heart syndrome" at two Ohio hospitals among some patients who don't have coronavirus, suggesting that the physical, social and economic stressors from the pandemic are taking a physical toll.
Should Refusing To Wear A Face Mask Be As Taboo As Drunk Driving?Refusing to wear a face mask during the Covid-19 pandemic should be as socially unacceptable as drunk-driving, or driving without using a seat belt, the president of the UK's Royal Society said Tuesday.
Can Probiotics Help With Depression? New Research Suggests A LinkA new review of medical literature has suggested that probiotics -- foods or supplements containing microbes thought to exert a positive influence on our gut -- could help ease depression.
Less Dream-Stage REM Sleep Linked To Higher Risk Of Death, Study SaysSpending less time in REM sleep is linked to a greater overall risk of death from any cause as well as from cardiovascular disease and other diseases except for cancer, a new study finds.
Family Dog Could Help Preschoolers Learn Social And Emotional Skills, Study FindsOwning, walking and playing with a dog could boost your toddler's social-emotional development, a new study finds.