Arroyo Grande utilities manager Shane Taylor explains the next level of water-use restrictions if the California drought continues and residents don't conserve. The lesson was part of the city's inaugural Water School, held on Dec. 10, 2015.
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and other mayors from a group representing California's 11 largest cities came to the Capitol on Feb. 21, 2018 to urge Gov. Jerry Brown to commit $1.5 billion in state funds to combat homelessness.
See what it takes to organize 20,000 books for the massive annual Friends of the Library book sale in San Luis Obispo. President Margaret Haneberg talks about the 2018 sale, and the timelapse of setup and the sale's opening minutes is from 2017. The 2018 sale will be March 1, 2 and 3 at the Veterans Memorial Building on Grand Avenue.
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo students talk about the fears and feelings at the university on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, a day after an alleged online mass shooting threat put the campus on edge. Police, both at Cal Poly and at Poly High School in Long Beach, investigated the post and determined that there was no credible threat.
San Luis Obispo appears to be on its way to allowing the county’s first recreational marijuana stores. The City Council on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, heard public comments from about a dozen cannabis industry representatives and marijuana users who argued for permissive city policies. The council also heard from a handful of community members and activists who warned of negative consequences. One opponent even read a poem he wrote: "Why take a chance with risky plants?"
A promotional newsreel-like advertisement produced by Chevrolet in 1935 features Guadalupe, California, to showcase a "modern" car and trailer. The clip is part of the Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 1, No. 3) newsreel.
Sacramento Bee photo journalists Hector Amezcua and Randall Benton travelled early one morning to the Sutter Buttes to capture the beauty of the mountain range that rise above the Sacramento Valley in Sutter County. The buttes lie just outside of Yuba City in Northern California.
National Weather Service Sacramento times out our next round of mountain snow, with the heaviest snow expected overnight and again for Thursday afternoon. Carry chains and plan for delays if you're traveling in the mountains, forecasters say.