- Bay Area health officials consider dropping indoor mask mandate, but some fear it's 'too soon'by Kate Larsen on November 6, 2021 at 6:28 AM
"It just feels too soon," says one SF resident. She is fully vaccinated, but still feels "nervous" about ditching face masks, which she expressed have been like a safety blanket during the pandemic.
- Man Stabbed Early Sunday Along K Street Mall; Sacramento Police Search For Suspectby Sacramento Local News From CBS 13 And KOVR – CBS Sacramento on October 18, 2021 at 1:55 AM
Officers are investigating after a man was stabbed overnight along K Street in Downtown Sacramento, police said on Sunday.
- Nearly 12,000 Without Power Due To SMUD Outage In Sacramento Countyby Sacramento Local News From CBS 13 And KOVR – CBS Sacramento on October 18, 2021 at 1:29 AM
Nearly 12,000 customers were still without power due to a SMUD outage near Rancho Cordova Sunday evening.
- Lawsuit Filed Against PG&E Alleges Black Employee Was Fired After Making Discrimination Claimby Sacramento Local News From CBS 13 And KOVR – CBS Sacramento on October 18, 2021 at 12:27 AM
A $13 million lawsuit was filed against Pacific Gas and Electric Co. this weekend alleging a Black former employee was fired after making a discrimination claim against the utility in bankruptcy court.
- Memorial boulder of 1st person known to be cured of HIV unveiled in San Franciscoby KGO on October 17, 2021 at 11:28 PM
A memorial boulder dedicated to Timothy Ray Brown, initially known as the "Berlin Patient," was unveiled at the National AIDS Memorial Grove.
- Firefighters Battle Grassfire On Folsom Bike Trail Near Outletsby Sacramento Local News From CBS 13 And KOVR – CBS Sacramento on October 17, 2021 at 11:25 PM
Firefighters are currently on the scene of a grass fire that broke out along a bike trail near the Folsom Outlets, officials said.
- Man Found Dead On Roadside In Modestoby Sacramento Local News From CBS 13 And KOVR – CBS Sacramento on October 17, 2021 at 10:31 PM
On Sunday morning, sheriff's deputies found an unknown man dead on the side of the road near West Service Road and Jennings Road in Modesto, said the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office.
- Motorcyclist Killed In Midtown Sacramento Crash Was From Elk Groveby Sacramento Local News From CBS 13 And KOVR – CBS Sacramento on October 17, 2021 at 10:16 PM
A coroner has identified a motorcyclist killed in a crash in Midtown Sacramento on Saturday.
- AccuWeather Forecast: Partly cloudy, scattered showers later todayby KGO on October 17, 2021 at 7:22 PM
SUNDAY WEATHER: Partly cloudy with temps in 50s and 60s with scattered showers later today. Lisa Argen has your AccuWeather forecast.
- 1 Dead, 5 Hospitalized After Violent Night In Stocktonby Sacramento Local News From CBS 13 And KOVR – CBS Sacramento on October 17, 2021 at 6:12 PM
A violent Saturday night in Stockton left one person dead and four hospitalized from gunshots, a stabbing, an assault and a crash.
- Coast Guard: 1,200-Foot Ship Dragged California Oil Pipelineby Sacramento Local News From CBS 13 And KOVR – CBS Sacramento on October 17, 2021 at 6:08 PM
Investigators believe a massive cargo ship dragging anchor in rough seas caught an underwater oil pipeline and pulled it across the seafloor, months before a leak from the line fouled the Southern California coastline.
- Lake Tahoe waters plummet as drought, climate change plague resortby Alex Wigglesworth on October 17, 2021 at 5:50 PM
Some boat ramps and docks are hundreds of feet from the water line, said Geoffrey Schladow, director of the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center.
- Bill Clinton released from UC Irvine Medical Center after treatment for blood infectionby AP on October 17, 2021 at 5:46 PM
Bill Clinton was released Sunday from the Southern California hospital where he had been treated for an infection.
- The story behind DJs preserving Latino culture via music: 'It's something sacred'by Luz Pena on October 17, 2021 at 5:01 PM
"It's a part of me being able to share musica en español or being able to share that part of my culture feels like an extension."
- From The Archive: ABC7's Peabody Award winning coverage of 1989 Loma Prieta earthquakeby KGO on October 17, 2021 at 4:02 PM
Former ABC7 News Anchor Cheryl Jennings looks back at the dramatic first hours after the earthquake hit, a time of devastating loss and selfless bravery that would change the Bay Area.
- Bill Clinton heads home after spending six days in a California hospital fighting an infectionby Seema Mehta on October 17, 2021 at 3:05 PM
Clinton, 75, was treated for a urological infection that spread to his blood.
- Hollywood: Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studiosby KGO on October 17, 2021 at 1:50 PM
After days of marathon negotiations, representatives from the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees reached the three-year contract agreement before a Monday strike deadline.
- NASA's asteroid hunter Lucy soars into sky with diamondsby AP on October 17, 2021 at 1:41 PM
NASA is on an asteroid roll as it launches a series of spacecraft to visit and even bash some of the solar system's most enticing rocks
- Regulators badly underestimated the devastation of a possible oil spill off the O.C. coastby Adam Elmahrek, Anita Chabria, Laura J. Nelson on October 17, 2021 at 12:00 PM
This month's spill was over 10 times larger than regulators in the 1970s predicted in the event of an anchor strike on the pipeline. Their miscalculation may have missed an opportunity to enact safeguards, experts say.
- 'Hoping for rain': Bay Area prepares for 1st storm of the season this weekendby KGO on October 17, 2021 at 7:03 AM
"The forecast should give us a reprieve." Many in the Bay Area are ready to greet the first rain of the season with open arms as soon as Sunday after a spring and summer filled with epic drought conditions. Fire crews hope the precipitation gives them a break from fighting wildfires.
- CA's Higher-Ed Reforms Push Transfer Barriers Asideon October 15, 2021 at 6:00 AM
CA's Higher-Ed Reforms Push Transfer Barriers Aside SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Community college students in California are being encouraged to take a closer look at their education plans, to see if transferring to a state university makes sense, and new policy changes aim to ease that pathway. The changes are part of a package of higher-education bills Gov. ...(Read More)
- Reformas de educación superior eliminan obstáculos para transferencia en Californiaon October 15, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Reformas de educación superior eliminan obstáculos para transferencia en California SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Estudiantes de colegios comunitarios de California están siendo animados a que investiguen de cerca sus planes educativos para ver si tiene sentido transferirse a una universidad estatal. Los nuevos cambios de política apuntan a facilitar ese camino. ...(Read More)
- CA Postal Workers Say Latest Changes Undermine USPSon October 14, 2021 at 6:00 AM
CA Postal Workers Say Latest Changes Undermine USPS UPLAND, Calif. -- Ahead of the busiest season of the year for the U.S. Postal Service, some California postal workers are voicing concerns about the latest policy changes. ...(Read More)
- Health Advocates Press for Passage of Build Back Better Acton October 12, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Health Advocates Press for Passage of Build Back Better Act SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Congress still is debating the Build Back Better reconciliation bill, and groups that fight for better health care are pressing for passage. Notably, the bill would authorize the Department of Health and Human Services, which administers Medicare, to negotiate lower prices for prescription drugs and extend those prices to private insurers, so everyone could benefit. ...(Read More)
- Public-Service Workers Rejoice as Feds Forgive Student Debton October 7, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Public-Service Workers Rejoice as Feds Forgive Student Debt SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Hundreds of thousands of teachers, nurses, social workers, military officers and others in public service can breathe a sigh of relief tonight as the Biden administration announced major reforms to the public-service loan forgiveness program. Miguel Cardona, U.S. ...(Read More)
- Medical Aid-in-Dying to Be More Accessible in CAon October 7, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Medical Aid-in-Dying to Be More Accessible in CA SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Mentally capable, terminally ill patients with less than six months to live will now have much easier access to medical aid-in-dying, thanks to a bill just signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom. ...(Read More)
- Trabajadores del servicio público alegres ya que federales perdonan deuda estudiantilon October 7, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Trabajadores del servicio público alegres ya que federales perdonan deuda estudiantil SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Cientos de miles de maestros, enfermeras, trabajadores sociales, oficiales militares y otros en el servicio público pueden respirar aliviados esta noche, ya que la administración Biden acaba de anunciar importantes reformas al Programa de Condonación de Préstamos al Servicio Público. El secretario de Educación, Miguel Cardona, dice que el programa se simplificará para que califiquen unas 550,000 personas más. ...(Read More)
- Community Credit Unions Help “Underbanked” Womenon October 5, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Community Credit Unions Help “Underbanked” Women SAN FRANCISCO -- Worldwide, only 65% of women have a bank account, compared with 72% for men, so as we celebrate National Businesswoman's Week later this month, community development financial institutions are working to even the playing field. Many of those institutions specialize in making loans to under-banked groups. Ebony Perkins, director of investor relations for Self-Help Credit Union, said her organization has loaned $3.25 billion dollars to women over the past 40 years. ...(Read More)
- Calls to Reconsider Police in Schools After Teen Shot by Officer Likely to Dieon October 4, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Calls to Reconsider Police in Schools After Teen Shot by Officer Likely to Die LONG BEACH, Calif. - Mona Rodriguez, the teen mom shot by a school resource officer in Long Beach, is brain dead and is expected to be taken off life support. The officer, who fired at the car after Rodriguez fled the scene of a fight, is on administrative leave - but the incident has reignited debate over the role of police in schools. ...(Read More)
- Conservation Groups Celebrate New Program to Fund Desert Restorationon October 1, 2021 at 6:00 AM
Conservation Groups Celebrate New Program to Fund Desert Restoration JOSHUA TREE, Calif. -- Projects to protect the Mojave and Colorado Deserts stand to get a lot more funding, as Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill creating the California Desert Conservation Program. ...(Read More)