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.
A man has been arrested after he was caught on surveillance footage throwing hot dogs at a gas station attendant in Reddick, Florida. According to a Facebook post, Cavan McDaniel was angry at the attendant because she would not sell him beer. The employee said that McDaniel threw hotdogs at her and poked her in the face with a corndog stick, which can be seen on the surveillance footage.
A gaping hole was discovered in the Oroville Dam main spillway on Feb. 7, 2017, marking the start of a crisis that eventually led to the evacuation of 188,000 downstream residents. A little over a year later, work continues between the emergency spillway weir and cut-off wall, prepping the ground for the splashpad.
Johnson County Emergency Management's Jamie Moore shows the damage caused by high winds or a tornado, and explains how the service will be working to investigate what happened and help the citizens affected.
The Pasco Sheriff’s Office said it was called to a home in Sable Ridge, Florida, after a resident discovered an alligator hiding under a truck in their driveway on February 20. This footage, shared by the Pasco Sheriff’s Office, shows the 8.5-foot-long gator struggling with its captor after being removed using a lasso.
Hundreds of students from West Boca Raton Community High School in south Florida walked out of class on February 20, and a large number of them began a 13 mile walk to Parkland, where 17 people were killed in a Valentine’s Day shooting. The Boca students chanted “We want change,” and “no justice, no peace” as they gathered outside their school. Many carried signs of support for the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where the deadly shooting took place. MSD students were traveling on Tuesday to Tallahassee, Florida’s capital, for a day of activism on Wednesday.