Shasta County Couple Pleads Guilty To Holding Guatemala Family For Forced LaborA Shasta County couple pleaded guilty Tuesday to forcing a Guatemalan relative and her two daughters to work long hours under poor conditions while keeping the girls out of school with threats that they would be deported.
Shasta County Pair Charged In 1997 Vegas Kidnapping Of Teen GirlA Shasta County couple facing forced labor charges for allegedly forcing three Guatemalan immigrants to work long hours at their businesses for minimal pay have been charged in the 1997 kidnapping of a 13-year-old girl from Las Vegas.
Suspect Wanted By FBI Attempts Underwater Escape On Sea ScooterA suspect in a $35 million Ponzi scheme is in custody after trying to escape arrest by using sea scooter to hide from FBI agents in Shasta Lake.
1 Injured After Sacramento Man, 3 Nephews Involved In Shasta Lake Boat CrashOne person was injured after a Sacramento man and his three nephews were involved in a boating accident on Shasta Lake on Saturday afternoon, authorities said.
California Congressman Questions State Water Releases At Lake Oroville, Shasta DamFilling Lake Oroville to its highest capacity could run the risk of dam failure. Earthen dams like Oroville Dam are not meant to overflow. If water went over the top, it could damage the integrity of the structure as a whole.
Storms Bring Shasta Lake Above 100 Percent Of Historic AverageFour straight days of stormy weather have replenished several key reservoirs in Northern California to historical averages — including Lake Shasta, which hasn't been this full since May 2013.
Reservoir Flyover Shows Continued Effects Of California's DroughtA new video posted Wednesday highlights the state’s continued state of drought.
Fears Of Mercury In Shasta Lake Fish SurfaceShasta Lake is California's largest reservoir and a treasured jewel for anglers, many unaware of the mercury in the lake and in the fish they catch.
Former Police Officer Gets 5 Years For Sex AssaultA former officer for a Northern California police officer has been sentenced to five years in prison for sexually assaulting a woman whom he was taking to jail.
California marks 2013 as historically dry yearSacramento ended 2013 14 inches below average rainfall.