Rocklin police report that a woman riding a homemade motorized bicycle suffered major injuries after she ran a red light and broadsided a vehicle Wednesday afternoon.
When Kings principal owner Vivek Ranadive anointed DeMarcus Cousins the team’s leader last year, it was a premature proclamation. First, Cousins admittedly was still learning how to be a leader.
Alex Smith could have moved on at various points during his eight-year stint with the 49ers. But he chose to stay because, as a one-time No. 1 pick in the draft, he felt a responsibility to the then-struggling franchise.
The Placer County Sheriff’s Office announced that its search and rescue teams have launched their annual fundraising drive, and telephone solicitors will be calling county residents seeking donations.
A Placer County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue ground team takes a break during snow training.
Cancer survivor Jackie Nadile merges a tavern with a movie screening room to open Public House Theater in Sacramento’s Tahoe Park neighborhood.
Sixteen years after her midnight rape, the woman told a Sacramento Superior Court jury Wednesday about the night she rode her bike home across a dirt field in North Highlands and how “I heard something behind me, and I saw somebody walking behind me.”
Michael Lyon, the disgraced former head of Lyon Real Estate, was arrested earlier today on felony drug possession and eavesdropping charges, according to online booking records from the Sacramento County Jail.
Two Mexican federal officials say alleged cartel capo Hector Beltran-Leyva is believed to have been captured.
In the small, modest Los Angeles suburb of Bell Gardens, neighbors of Mayor Daniel Crespo struggled Wednesday to come to terms with how the friendly, outgoing political leader could have been shot to death by his wife of 28 years.
Vernon Davis said he is moving around better than he was after Sundays game but that his back spasms have not gone away entirely. He missed todays practice and declared himself day to day.
Prosecutors are investigating a Twitter post claiming that grand jurors hearing evidence in the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old near St. Louis haven't seen enough evidence to justify prosecuting the officer.
Republic FC will host a downtown celebration Friday at 11:30 a.m. to commemorate the first-year franchise winning the USL Pro championship.
Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts and Brandon Crawford hit the first grand slam by a shortstop in postseason history as the San Francisco Giants routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 on Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game.
Police have revealed next to nothing about the evidence they have against Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr., and they won't have to for months to come.
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Virginia State Police, missing Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington, 20, of Roanoke County, Va., is shown.
Pets are living the good life in the United States, and entrepreneur Jennifer Kirk keeps expanding her Posh Puppy Boutique to cater to them.
A 23-year-old man is in jail, accused of attacking his 70-year-old roommate with a cleaver Tuesday night.
State officials say hundreds of steel rods on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge have been exposed to water that could cause corrosion.
A former Elk Grove resident and chief financial officer of a Sacramento-area engineering firm has pleaded guilty to his role in a $2.5 million embezzlement scheme.
Sacramento County failed to include the state Democratic Partys list of endorsed candidates in the sample ballot, but did print the Republican and American Independent party endorsements. It also failed to print a candidate statement from Toni Colley-Perry, who is running for an open seat on the Sacramento City Council.
A group of current and former law enforcement officials announced Wednesday they were endorsing Measure L, the November ballot measure in Sacramento seeking to increase the powers of the mayor.
Raiders owner Mark Davis should stop fretting about his team winning its first football game of the season. His team is 0-4. So, no, this is not the year of the great turnaround.
Quarterback Garrett Safron’s two third-quarter interceptions were seen by many as the turning point in Sacramento State’s 44-24 loss at Idaho State on Saturday in the schools’ Big Sky Conference opener.
As he loaded the contents of his locker into boxes Wednesday afternoon, right fielder Josh Reddick described the 2014 A’s as a team that “was built to go farther than we did,” and said of their 12-inning, 9-8 loss to the Kansas City Royals in the wild-card game the night before: “It still stinks.”
The Butte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early-morning burglary of a fire station in the community of Palermo.
It wouldn’t be too much hyperbole to say the Kings have been obsessed with dribbling the basketball in recent seasons.
Elk Grove police seek the public’s help in finding a 36-year-old woman who is considered at risk because she is legally blind.
A Yolo County jury has convicted a Woodland man in a robbery spree that targeted stores and restaurants in the community.
A new Dickey’s Barbecue Pit restaurant will open Thursday in West Sacramento, part of a flurry of eatery openings in the Sacramento area over the next week.
A new Dickey's Barbecue Pit is scheduled to open in West Sacramento.
Giving teens free birth control encourages them to use long-acting methods and greatly cuts the chances they will become pregnant or have an abortion, a new study finds.
FILE - In this undated image provided by Merck, a model holds a Nexplanon birth control hormonal implant.
In a potentially groundbreaking decision, a federal bankruptcy judge today struck down the sanctity of government pensions in California, saying the city of Stockton has the right to sever its contract with CalPERS.