- LeVar Burton taking over as 'Jeopardy!' guest host beginning Mondayby OTRC on July 24, 2021 at 2:33 PM
"I've been a fan of 'Jeopardy!' all my life. When this opportunity came up, I could not pass it up," LeVar Burton said.
- Tamarack Fire Grows To 61,152 Acres; 4% Containedby Sacramento Local News From CBS 13 And KOVR – CBS Sacramento on July 24, 2021 at 2:25 PM
The Tamarack Fire is burning in timber and head-high chaparral of mostly national forest land
- WNBA's Sue Bird sees no hypocrisy on US team staying for national anthem during Olympicsby AP on July 24, 2021 at 2:21 PM
During the WNBA season, players usually leave the court to raise awareness for social justice before the anthem is played.
- Black woman's first-time car buying experience turns sour with 'racist' dealership Facebook postby KGO on July 24, 2021 at 2:16 PM
Trinity Bethune said she saw a post on the dealership's page that read, "Congratulations to Bon Quisha on her 2016 Toyota Camry."
- Dating app match turns in Capitol riot suspect who allegedly whipped policeby CNNWire on July 24, 2021 at 1:54 PM
Screenshots of their Bumble chat show that Andrew Taake told the match he was "peacefully standing there" at the Capitol.
- Murdaugh murders: 911 call released from moment high-profile lawyer found wife, son fatally shotby AP on July 24, 2021 at 1:29 PM
On the 911 call, Alex Murdaugh identified himself immediately and said he found his wife and son dead when he returned home.
- New legislation would require women, like men, to sign up for potential military draftby ABCNews on July 24, 2021 at 1:15 PM
Women have been serving at all levels of the military since 2013.
- As noxious fumes sicken residents, anger grows about Hyperion plant sewage dischargeby Rachel Schnalzer on July 24, 2021 at 1:00 PM
The city of L.A. will reimburse El Segundo residents for air conditioners if they stay in their homes, or hotel vouchers if they would rather leave.
- Florida condo collapse: Search for bodies concludes at Surfside siteby AP on July 24, 2021 at 12:26 PM
The June 24 collapse at the oceanside tower killed 97 people, with at least one missing person yet to be identified.
- Column: Fired from her hotel housekeeping job after getting COVID, she never lost faithby Steve Lopez on July 24, 2021 at 12:00 PM
Margarita Santos worked as a haircutter and seamstress, but ached for her old housekeeping job that she was fired from after getting COVID-19
- Anatomy of a monster: How the Dixie fire became California's biggest of the yearby Hayley Smith on July 24, 2021 at 12:00 PM
The conditions that paved the way for the Dixie fire's growth are becoming more common
- Ready for their shot as the Delta variant surges, vaccine procrastinators answer the question: Why the long wait?by Brittny Mejia on July 24, 2021 at 12:00 PM
Guillermo Cozar waited months to get his vaccine because, he reasoned, he'd already had COVID last fall and didn't think he would get sick again.
- SMUD Restores Power After Major Outage In Rio Linda and Natomasby Sacramento Local News From CBS 13 And KOVR – CBS Sacramento on July 24, 2021 at 7:54 AM
Several thousand SMUD customers are currently without power, SMUD reports.
- Sacramento Fire Department Facing Potentially Dangerous Staffing Shortageby Sacramento Local News From CBS 13 And KOVR – CBS Sacramento on July 24, 2021 at 6:59 AM
Emergency calls skyrocketing, an already aggressive fire season, and staffing shortages at Sacramento Fire Department are leaving first responders in a tight spot.
- Delta variant described as 'new beast' as UCSF doctors gear up for potential peak this Octoberby Luz Pena on July 24, 2021 at 6:51 AM
"It's like the virus finds the unvaccinated": In April, the Delta variant represented only 0.5% of U.S. cases. Fast forward to three months later, it's more than 83% of new COVID cases.
- Gilroy Garlic Festival returns with sold out sales for day 1 of reimagined drive-thru eventby Amanda del Castillo on July 24, 2021 at 6:48 AM
Garlic lovers, rejoice! The fan favorite food festival is back, and its famous Gourmet Alley is unlike we've ever seen before. Here's how day 1 went:
- Bay Area's 4th COVID surge on track to 'worsen' in next 3 weeks, UCSF doctor saysby Stephanie Sierra on July 24, 2021 at 5:53 AM
In the beginning of July, on average 231 new daily COVID cases were reported across the Bay Area. A mere three weeks later on July 21, that daily average is 978 new COVID cases.
- Stephen Curry, Howard Golf team continue thriving through Pebble Beach eventby Chris Alvarez on July 24, 2021 at 5:25 AM
It's been 2 years since Stephen Curry and a student athlete helped bring D-1 golf back to Howard. The program has been flourishing ever since, with it's latest feat coming through Pebble Beach.
- Family Evacuated From Path Of Dixie Fire Hopes Their Lake Almanor Home Is Sparedby Sacramento Local News From CBS 13 And KOVR – CBS Sacramento on July 24, 2021 at 5:16 AM
The Dixie fire is forcing families to flee from several California counties.
- EDD to issue 'conditional payments' to clear backlog, but critics remain skepticalby Michael Finney on July 24, 2021 at 4:27 AM
"Whenever it comes to EDD promising something, we always approach it with skepticism because we've been burned before," said one lawmaker.
- Grants Help Medical Schools Attract Students of Coloron July 21, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Grants Help Medical Schools Attract Students of Color RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Large grants are helping medical schools in Southern California improve diversity, because although Latinos are 39% of the state's population, they make up only 6% of physicians and 8% of medical-school graduates. Jeff Kim, program director for the California Wellness Foundation, said his group recently gave $450,000 to support the University of California Riverside School of Medicine's efforts to enroll and graduate students from communities of color that are historically underrepresented. ...(Read More)
- Measure to Reduce Single-Use Plastic Qualifies for 2022 Balloton July 21, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Measure to Reduce Single-Use Plastic Qualifies for 2022 Ballot SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A groundbreaking measure to reduce plastic waste has just qualified for the 2022 ballot. The proposal would give companies a big incentive to reduce plastic packaging by taxing each item by one penny. ...(Read More)
- Donaciones ayudan a escuelas de medicina a atraer estudiantes de coloron July 21, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Donaciones ayudan a escuelas de medicina a atraer estudiantes de color RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Grandes donaciones están ayudando a las escuelas de medicina en el sur de California a aumentar la diversidad. Aunque los latinos son el 39 por ciento de la población del estado, representan solo el seis por ciento de los médicos y el ocho por ciento de los graduados de las escuelas de medicina. ...(Read More)
- Latino Conservation Week Draws Families Across Stateon July 20, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Latino Conservation Week Draws Families Across State LOS ANGELES -- This week is the eighth annual Latino Conservation Week, sponsored by the Hispanic Access Foundation, with more than 150 events taking place in California and across the country. The program invites everyone to get out and enjoy the Golden State's local, county, state and national parks. Keila Vizcarra, a Latino Conservation Week ambassador and a visitor services information assistant for the Angeles National Forest, said too many people live in urban areas with few local parks, so access needs to be improved. ...(Read More)
- Expert: New CA Budget, Tax Credit are Windfalls for Families with Childrenon July 19, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Expert: New CA Budget, Tax Credit are Windfalls for Families with Children SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Huge new aid programs are beating back poverty in the Golden State, especially among families with children. Gov. ...(Read More)
- Rallies for Vaccine Access Pressure German Leader Merkel on U.S. Visiton July 15, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Rallies for Vaccine Access Pressure German Leader Merkel on U.S. Visit LOS ANGELES -- Rallies in three California cities and across the country, calling for better access to the COVID vaccine, will greet German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she visits the White House today. Advocates want Merkel to sign on to an emergency waiver of trade-related intellectual property rights (TRIPS) to the COVID-19 vaccine, to allow generics to be produced worldwide, making them cheaper and more plentiful. Dr. ...(Read More)
- Hearing, Rallies Today on Bill to Reform CA Nursing Homeson July 13, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Hearing, Rallies Today on Bill to Reform CA Nursing Homes SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- As the legislative session in Sacramento comes to a close, lawmakers will consider a bill to require nursing homes to better account for the billions of taxpayer dollars they take in each year. The State Assembly Committee on Health will hear Senate Bill 650, to require nursing homes to provide detailed financial reports that include transactions with any vendors in which they own more than a 5% interest. ...(Read More)
- Audiencia se reúne hoy sobre el proyecto de ley para reformar los hogares de ancianos en CAon July 13, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Audiencia se reúne hoy sobre el proyecto de ley para reformar los hogares de ancianos en CA SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A medida que la sesión legislativa en Sacramento llegue a su fin, los legisladores considerarán un proyecto de ley para exigir que los hogares de ancianos rindan mejor cuenta sobre los miles de millones de dólares de los contribuyentes que reciben cada año. El Comité de Salud de la Asamblea Estatal escuchará el Proyecto de ley del Senado 650. ...(Read More)
- Report: CA Latino Heritage Sites Need Greater Protection, Recognitionon July 12, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Report: CA Latino Heritage Sites Need Greater Protection, Recognition SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Sites tied to Latino history and culture are underrepresented on the list of historic places, according to a new report from the Hispanic Access Foundation. The study, called "Place, Story and Culture," identifies seven sites it said deserve more recognition and protection, including three in California. ...(Read More)
- Pandemic Leads to Both Weight Gain and Eating Disorderson July 6, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Pandemic Leads to Both Weight Gain and Eating Disorders SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- More than 60% of adults reported weight problems during the pandemic, according to the American Psychological Association. Experts have some tips on getting back into your groove this summer. ...(Read More)