The daily average of new COVID cases in California has dropped out at 87,000 Over the past week, and the infection rate the number of tests coming back positive has now dipped below 19 percent. Both of those figures are down significantly from last week. Health experts are now hopeful that California has passed the worst part of the Omicron surge.
Gary Loesch, Who Worked As Sacramento's Fire Chief, Is No Longer A City EmployeeDetails here: https://cbsloc.al/3N1tOsA According to a city representative, Gary Loesch is no longer an employee with the City of Sacramento. Assistant City Manager Leyne Milstein has been appointed as the Interim Fire Chief while the city nationally recruits for the position.
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Truck Driver Crashes, Leaves Scene, Leaving ID And Tablet, Returns To Scene, Police Call Him Out On Facebook#AuburnPolice #DUIdriver Details here: https://cbsloc.al/3yZkFwp The Auburn Police Department took to Facebook to call out a man who crashed a utility vehicle and left the scene, leaving his ID and tablet.
California Sen. Alex Padilla Introduces New Bill To Have Government Pay Larger Cost to Fight WildfiresCalifornia Senator Alex Padilla has introduced a new bill that would have the federal government pay a larger portion of the cost to fight wildfires.
Department Of Fish And Wildlife's "Trap, Tag, Haze" Program Sabotaged By Angry Tahoe Community Members#TahoeBear #LakeTahoe Details here: https://cbsloc.al/38LQw9f Researchers with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife's "Trap, Tag, Haze" program say they're being harassed by community members.
25,000 Pounds Of Lake Tahoe Trash To Be Turned Into Eagle Sculpture#BaldEagle #LakeTahoe #EndangeredSpecies Details here: https://cbsloc.al/3NDuwMf 25,000 pounds of trash pulled from the water in Lake Tahoe is now being transformed into an eagle sculpture. The group behind the cleanup, the Clean Up The Lake team, voted to create of sculpture of the litter in the form of a bald eagle holding the Lahontan cutthroat trout. This species has been listed as "threatened" under the Federal Endangered Species Act since 1975.
Lawmakers Consider Bill That Would Ban Declawing Of Cats In Most Cases In CaliforniaCalifornia lawmakers could soon ban the declawing of cats solely for the convenience of humans, advancing a bill on Thursday to halt what animal rights activists say is a painful procedure used primarily to prevent torn furniture and scratched skin.
Winning Lottery ticket Remains UnclaimedThe person who purchased a $1.6 million winning lottery ticket in Sacramento did not come forward to claim the prize ahead of Thursday's deadline.
UC Davis Student Killed In Campus Crash With Garbage Truck IdentifiedFreshman Tris Yasay, 19, was identified as the student killed while riding through the intersection of Dairy Road and Hutchison Drive.
Witness Details Scene Of Deputy's Gunfight With Suspect Near AuburnA person was shot by an off-duty Placer County sheriff's deputy after he responded to a domestic violence call on Griffin Way near Auburn.
Community Concerns Climb Over Suspected Arsonist After 16 Recent Fires In Same AreaA firebug is wreaking havoc in south Sacramento, setting more than a dozen fires during the month of May near the same intersection.
Wrong-Way Driver Accused Of Driving Drunk With Kids In CarThe woman was booked into jail on DUI and child endangerment charges. She told officers she didn't know she was going the wrong way.
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Students Walk Out In Support Of Black Vice Principal Who Resigned Over Claims Of HarassmentStudents walked out of West Campus High School on Thursday to support their vice principal who resigned last week after being targeted by racist and violent threats.
Some Woodland Parents Keep Children Home After Two Schools Receive Online ThreatsDays following a Texas school shooting, schools everywhere are increasing police presence — including Woodland Joint Unified School District after receiving social media threats.
Colin Kaepernick Works Out With Las Vegas RaidersColin Kaepernick is reportedly drawing some interest from one NFL team, despite being six years removed from the league.
3 Farm Workers Killed In Crash In Yolo CountyAll three were pronounced dead at the scene.
Deputy Involved In Auburn Shootout Was Off-DutyAn off-duty Placer County Sheriff's Office deputy exchanged gunfire with a suspect near Auburn late Thursday morning.
Teen Arrested In Connection To Tracy School threatPolice said the teen made a threat on social media.
Fire Displaces More Than A Dozen People At Modesto Mobile Home ParkThe cause remains under investigation.
State Leaders Unveil 'Save Our Water' Mural In Downtown SacramentoMore than two dozen agencies across California sponsored the mural.
Multiple Vegetations Fires In Same Sacramento Location Being Investigated As ArsonThe fires have been popping up on Freeport Boulevard near Florin Road. Officials believe they are all related and that some were set on purpose.