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Highway 99 Back Open in Sacramento After Construction EndsThe Fix 99 project is over after crews replaced the deck of the Highway 99 overpass at 21st Street.
California Legislature Passes Placeholder Budget BillLawmakers are using a loophole in the law for a second year in a row, passing a placeholder budget bill instead of the real deal. This allows them to get paid as lawmakers and the governor are set to get a raise.
Salon's Opening Delayed By COVID-19 PandemicA salon at DOCO in Sacramento was ready to open its doors for the first time just before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Today, they finally opened, fully staffed.
Cruise Ship Passenger Plans Travel As State ReopensIt's been nearly a  year and a half since the first deadly coronavirus case hit California.  One Sacramento woman remembers it well.  Margie Hartle was onboard the Grand Princess Cruise Ship in February 2020 when a 71-year-old Placer County man got sick with COVID-19 and later died.
Oakdale Man Accused Of Damaging BusinessesA man has been arrested on suspicion of causing tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage to businesses in Oakdale over the weekend.
New City Hall Hire Prompts Unusual Promise Of No Threat To Colleagues SafetyThere are concerns about personal safety at Sacramento city hall. Councilmember Katie Valenzuela is defending the hiring of a new staff member that’s left her assuring people at city hall he means no harm to them.
Sacramento County Asking Residents How To Spend Millions From American Rescue PlanThe new funding allows for the county to have more leeway in how and where they spending the money, as opposed to previous waves of federal relief funding distributed through the Coronavirus Relief Fund in 2020.
Fix 99 Project Wraps Up Ahead Of ScheduleHighway 99 is back open after it closed Friday night so that the deck of the overpass at 21st Street could be replaced. Work was supposed to last until Wednesday morning.
Mask Mandate Ends In California, But Many Still Plan To Keep Them HandyIt’s one of the biggest signs times are changing, face masks are no longer mandatory in California for vaccinated people. But business can still require you to wear them regardless of your status. The mask on, mask off whiplash is definitely generating confusion. It’s a habit that’s hard for some to completely get rid of.
CBS13 News PM News Update - 6/15/21The top news from our region.
World's Strongest Man Competition Kicks Off In Old SacramentoComing back big and strong! Sacramento is reopening with the World's Strongest Man competition.
Nursing Facilities In Northern California Hit With LawsuitThe government alleges that facilities hired physicians who promise to refer patients in exchange for kickbacks. Four of the nursing homes are in Hayward. The others are Martinez, Fremont, and Yuba City.
Sacramento Travelers Frustrated After Southwest Flights GroundedProblems caused by technical glitches affected flights across the nation on Monday and Tuesday.
Cooling Centers Open In Sacramento AreaTwo cooling centers in Sacramento will be open -starting tomorrow. The Hagginwood Community Center on Marysville Boulevard and Hart Senior Center on 27th Street will be open from noon to 8 p-m -every day this week until Saturday.
Plane Crashes Shortly After Taking Off From Truckee-Tahoe AirportOne person aboard the plane died in the crash and the second passenger was injured. They were airlifted to a nearby hospital. The plane crashed just minutes after takeoff and only about a mile and a half from Truckee-Tahoe Airport.
Sacramentans Embrace California ReopeningCommunity Embraces State Reopening: 'It Feels Like I'm Alive Again'
Tuesday Evening Forecast - 6/15/21Dave Bender has the latest weather forecast for the Sacramento region.
Raw: Fire Possibly Started By Fireworks Burns Tree, Homes In South NatomasResidents in one South Natomas neighborhood say they heard a loud boom just before a palm tree caught fire. It then quickly spread to two homes. (credit: Kory Phinney)
6/15/21 PM Digi-CastThe heat is on!!!
Tuesday Afternoon Forecast - June 15, 2021Find out when the heat will settle into Northern California.
Work On Highway 99 ContinuesTuesday is the last full day of work that has kept Highway 99 closed since Friday.
NorCal Braces For HeatwaveA brutal heatwave looks to be on the way starting Wednesday.
Sacramento, Stanislaus Counties Get $1.5M Vaccine Lottery WinnersThe drawing happened on the same day that California fully reopened its economy.
Question Of The Day - 6/15Courtney closes out Tuesday's show with a question: What were you really good at as a kid? Thanks for watching Good Day today, be sure to join us tomorrow morning bright and early at 4:30!

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