- Business Districts Say Fewer Restrictions On Criminals Are Driving Out Businessby Sacramento Local News From CBS 13 And KOVR – CBS Sacramento on April 20, 2021 at 6:52 AM
Sacramento County businesses say California's no bail policy and looser chronic-nuisance-offender policies are destroying their livelihoods
- Marin County could be 1st Bay Area county to move into yellow tierby J.R. Stone on April 20, 2021 at 6:22 AM
The move would allow restaurants and bars to open up indoor capacity even more - But many business owners are saying nowadays it's a struggle to get that many people who are willing to sit inside.
- Golden State Warriors will require vaccine or COVID-19 test documentation for Friday's gameby Kate Larsen on April 20, 2021 at 6:16 AM
In order for fans to get into the Chase Center, people will have to show they are at least two weeks out from their second vaccine dose, or show proof of a negative COVID test within the past 48 hours.
- Sacramento Mother Of 4 Killed After Stopping To Help Pedestrian Who Had Also Been Hitby Sacramento Local News From CBS 13 And KOVR – CBS Sacramento on April 20, 2021 at 6:05 AM
A Sacramento mother of four was remembered Monday night for her sacrifice.
- Sacramento City Council Considering New Rules To Stop Illegal Massage Businessesby Sacramento Local News From CBS 13 And KOVR – CBS Sacramento on April 20, 2021 at 5:19 AM
There's an effort underway in Sacramento to get rid of illegal massage businesses.
- Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick died of natural causes after riot, medical examiner rulesby AP on April 20, 2021 at 4:18 AM
Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who was injured during the Jan. 6 insurrection, suffered a stroke and died from natural causes, the medical examiner's office ruled Monday.
- UCSF doctor says there's 'good evidence' COVID-19 booster shots may not be necessaryby Stephanie Sierra on April 20, 2021 at 4:15 AM
"It's important to say public health needs to decide about booster shots, not the heads of these companies making the vaccines," says an infectious disease expert with UCSF.
- Garcetti's big plans for L.A. restaurants and food cartsby Stephanie Breijo on April 20, 2021 at 4:03 AM
Mayor Eric Garcetti is proposing millions of dollars in restaurant aid and new programs to help street vendors and other struggling chefs and restaurateurs to avert fees, red tape and other logistical hurdles in the wake of COVID-19.
- Nomination of 'Dr. Drew' for homeless commission is pulled after outcryby Jaclyn Cosgrove on April 20, 2021 at 3:58 AM
Critics accused celebrity doctor David 'Dr. Drew' Pinsky of promoting policies that criminalize homelessness.
- Defense Criticizes Evidence In Kristin Smart Slaying Arrestsby Sacramento Local News From CBS 13 And KOVR – CBS Sacramento on April 20, 2021 at 3:46 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for a father and son charged in the 1996 disappearance of California college student Kristin Smart criticized the evidence used Monday to make arrests, with one saying it was “so minimal as to shock the conscience.” A prosecutor shot back that lawyers for Paul Flores, 44, who is charged with
- Derek Chauvin trial: Murder case against ex-cop in George Floyd's death goes to juryby AP on April 20, 2021 at 3:36 AM
Prosecutor Jerry Blackwell had the final word, saying that the questions about the use of force and cause of death are "so simple that a child can understand it."
- When should California lift its outdoor mask mandate? Health experts are conflictedby Liz Kreutz on April 20, 2021 at 2:43 AM
One Bay Area doctor says "no way," while another argues it may be time to re-evaluate, citing low transmission rates for outside activities.
- A high-stakes moment for LAPD as city braces for verdict in Derek Chauvin trialby Kevin Rector on April 20, 2021 at 2:28 AM
Chief Michel Moore's promises that the LAPD is prepared to facilitate demonstrations related to Derek Chauvin's trial come at a high-stakes moment for the department.
- Paul Flores is denied bail while awaiting trial in Kristin Smart's disappearanceby Matthew Ormseth, Richard Winton on April 20, 2021 at 2:28 AM
Paul Flores must remain in a San Luis Obispo County jail as he awaits trial on charges he killed college student Kristin Smart while trying to rape her in 1996.
- American Idol: The Comeback performances and how to voteby OTRC on April 20, 2021 at 2:22 AM
The 'Idol' producers invited 10 finalists from last season to perform on Monday night and compete for the last spot in this season's Top 10.
- Oakland anxiously awaits Chauvin verdict; minority businesses among those vandalized Friday nightby Laura Anthony on April 20, 2021 at 2:20 AM
For Jay, it was the first day she had re-opened her store in a year. "It's not the first time with this window," she said. "It's a pretty big window, so it's pretty traumatizing."
- Oscars 2021: International celebration for best song nominee has Iceland residents literally painting the town redby OTRC on April 20, 2021 at 2:12 AM
Residents of Iceland have embraced an Oscar-nominated song with a strong sense of local pride. The town's main street has been painted red for citizens to create their own red carpet moments in honor of "Husavik."
- Oscar-nominated short subject documentary 'A Concerto is a Conversation' rooted in music, family, LA historyby OTRC on April 20, 2021 at 2:01 AM
"I think it's so important, especially in these times, to listen to our elders." Executive producer Ava DuVernay helps bring a family's story of music and L.A. history to light in the Oscar-nominated documentary, "A Concerto is a Conversation."
- Stanford tests new COVID-19 vaccine that can be more easily distributed around the worldby Luz Pena on April 20, 2021 at 2:00 AM
The Stanford team says the subunit technology they are testing also has a strong and well-documented safety record, in use around the world.
- Why do some COVID survivors experience side effects hours after 1st vaccine shot? Doctor explainsby Luz Pena on April 20, 2021 at 1:46 AM
The CDC also recommends that if you've had coronavirus, you should wait 90 days before getting vaccinated. A Stanford doctor explains why:
- CA Cycling Groups Promote Community During Pandemicon April 19, 2021 at 6:00 AM
CA Cycling Groups Promote Community During Pandemic By Marianne Dhenin for Yes! Media.Broadcast version by Suzanne Potter for California News Service reporting for the YES! Media-Public News Service Collaboration. The Power of Bike Education to Transform Lives and Communities Amid a pandemic biking boom, cycling education organizations are working to make sure access is equitable and inclusive. Many Americans learned to ride bicycles as kids. ...(Read More)
- Advocates Promote End-of-Life Plannningon April 16, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Advocates Promote End-of-Life Plannning LOS ANGELES - Today, April 16, is the 8th annual National Healthcare Decisions Day - a day where health-care advocates encourage everyone to think about the kind of health care they'd want at the end of life. Now, civil-rights icon Dolores Huerta is speaking out in a pair of videos in English and Spanish - asking people to consider what they'd want if, say, they develop severe dementia and can no longer make health-care decisions. "Who will speak for us in case we get a life-threatening illness and cannot communicate our wishes for our end-of-life care?" asked Huerta. "...(Read More)
- California's McCloud River Among "Most Endangered" in U.S.on April 14, 2021 at 6:00 AM
California's McCloud River Among "Most Endangered" in U.S. REDDING, Calif. - The 2021 top 10 list of America's "Most Endangered Rivers" is out - and the McCloud River in Shasta County is number seven. The report from the group American Rivers noted the McCloud is threatened by a 40-year-old plan that had been revived by the Trump administration to raise the Shasta Dam by more than 18 feet. ...(Read More)
- CA Lawmakers Tackle Energy, Environmental Justice Issueson April 13, 2021 at 6:00 AM
CA Lawmakers Tackle Energy, Environmental Justice Issues SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Two bills to combat pollution from the oil and gas industry will get hearings today in Sacramento, but clean-air advocates say they don't quite go far enough. The state Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water will consider Senate Bill 47, which would greatly expand the funding for plugging old wells. ...(Read More)
- Community Colleges Seek Return of Students Post-COVIDon April 6, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Community Colleges Seek Return of Students Post-COVID SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Community colleges nationwide are bracing for another drop in enrollment this year, especially among students of color. Data from the National College Attainment Network shows only about 55% of high school seniors have applied for federal financial aid. ...(Read More)
- Universidades comunitarias buscan regreso de estudiantes después de COVIDon April 6, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Universidades comunitarias buscan regreso de estudiantes después de COVID SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Colegios comunitarios de todo el país se están preparando para otra caída en las inscripciones de este año, especialmente entre los estudiantes de color. Los datos del National College Attainment Network muestran que solo alrededor del 55 por ciento de los estudiantes del último año de secundaria han solicitado ayuda financiera federal. ...(Read More)
- Docs Starting to See Cases of COVID-Related Hearing Losson April 5, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Docs Starting to See Cases of COVID-Related Hearing Loss SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- If you've noticed some hearing loss after you've had COVID-19, you're not alone. Experts are starting to see cases pop up, and they advise people with symptoms to ask their doctor to arrange a hearing test right away, because treatments are more effective early on. ...(Read More)
- Rural CA Community Colleges Move to Combat Poverty, Digital Divideon April 1, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Rural CA Community Colleges Move to Combat Poverty, Digital Divide IMPERIAL VALLEY, Calif. -- The pandemic has worsened problems facing rural community colleges, but also has led to more focus and funding to solve them, according to a new report. Researchers with the Association of Community College Trustees found the digital divide put students at a huge disadvantage for distance learning. ...(Read More)
- Colegios Comunitarios del área rural en CA se movilizan para combatir la pobreza y la división digitalon April 1, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Colegios Comunitarios del área rural en CA se movilizan para combatir la pobreza y la división digital IMPERIAL VALLEY, Calif. -- De acuerdo a un nuevo informe, la pandemia ha empeorado los problemas que enfrentan los colegios comunitarios rurales, pero también se ha llegado a un mayor enfoque y financiamiento. Los investigadores de la Asociación de Fideicomisos de Colegios Comunitarios encontraron que la brecha digital coloca a los estudiantes en una gran desventaja para el aprendizaje a distancia. ...(Read More)
- Otters at Risk for Boat Strikes as CA Salmon Season Openson March 29, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Otters at Risk for Boat Strikes as CA Salmon Season Opens MONTEREY BAY, Calif. -- Salmon season starts this coming weekend, and it's expected to draw hundreds of fishing boats to the central coast. Conservation groups are asking anglers to be especially careful not to hit any sea otters, which tend to congregate in the harbors, sea channels, kelp beds and rocky near-shore areas. ...(Read More)