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Loomis Community Shocked With Passing Of Del Oro Girls Varsity Coach Mike Takayama

Loomis Community Shocked With Passing Of Del Oro Girls Varsity Coach Mike Takayama

Del Oro girls varsity basketball coach Mike Takayama – who coached the Lady Eagles for the last 31 seasons, passed away unexpectedly Monday night. The 1977 Del Oro graduate and former all-league guard was 56 years old. In 2014, Takayama recorded his 600th career coaching victory, an area milestone. He compilied…

88 Acres Burn Near Lincoln Yesterday

88 Acres Burn Near Lincoln Yesterday

A grass fire ignited near Lincoln and scorched 88 acres Tuesday afternoon, Cal Fire said. The blaze, called the Moore Fire, was 100 percent contained before 8:30 p.m. The fire was first spotted about 12:45 p.m. in a field off Moore and South Dowd roads in Placer County, southwest of…

Sacramento Hit With Two Fires Yesterday As Temperatures Approach Triple Digits

Sacramento Hit With Two Fires Yesterday As Temperatures Approach Triple Digits

Two Sacramento fires kept the fire department plenty busy yesterday. The first fire burned several acres of waist-high weeds in a field between a shopping center and a mobile home park. Crews battled the blaze that was sparked at about 2:45 a.m. last night in a field along 65th Street in Sacramento.…

Roseville Police Seek Help To Locate Cowboy Dressed Bank Robber

Roseville Police Seek Help To Locate Cowboy Dressed Bank Robber

A man wearing a cowboy hat is wanted in connection to a Roseville bank robbery. The Roseville Police Department released photos of the robber Monday. He was wearing a light tan cowboy hat, sunglasses, a red and white plaid shirt and jeans. The man is described to be in his…

Placer County District Attorney Files Charges Against King’s Player Darren Collison

Placer County District Attorney Files Charges Against King’s Player Darren Collison

Domestic violence charges were filed Friday against Sacramento King’s player Darren Collison of Granite Bay. The charges are related to a May 30th, 2016 incident where Collision was arrested at his home.  The initial reports were submitted to Placer County District Attorney’s Office for review by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office on June…

Missing Hikers Found Alive And Well

Missing Hikers Found Alive And Well

Two Modesto hikers were found Friday after they called family using a phone belonging to a camper they met in the Pinecrest area, the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office said. Crews found Donna Hallberg, 55, and Mark Smallwood, 59, around 5 p.m. Smallwood’s dog, Lulu, who was with them is also safe.…

Nevada County Transit Services To Make Summer Changes

Nevada County Transit Services To Make Summer Changes

Transit Services annually plans potential service adjustments for the beginning of the upcoming fiscal year to provide additional transportation opportunities for passengers and increase overall system efficiency using available resources. The following adjustments will take place for fiscal year 2016-17 and take place effective July 5, 2016: Elimination of Route…

Electric Car Plant Could Create 1,300 New Jobs In Sacramento

Electric Car Plant Could Create 1,300 New Jobs In Sacramento

Electric-car maker Atieva is considering sites in Sacramento and Tracy for its first $530 million manufacturing plant, according to state documents. Founded in 2007 by former Tesla and Oracle executives, Atieva is currently headquartered in Palo Alto and has received significant support from investors in China. The company, which is…

Sacramento Pastor, Roger Jimenez, Says More Should Have Died In Orlando Shooting

Sacramento Pastor, Roger Jimenez, Says More Should Have Died In Orlando Shooting

About 100 people protested Wednesday night outside of a Sacramento Baptist church after a pastor praised the Orlando mass shooting during his sermon. Yellow tape and Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies kept protesters back and didn’t allow them inside. Pride flags and posters filled the parking lot of Verity Baptist Church…

83 Acre Grass Fire Burned In Calaveras County Wednesday

83 Acre Grass Fire Burned In Calaveras County Wednesday

Fire crews battled an 83-acre grass fire Wednesday in a rural area of Calaveras County that was ignited by a lawnmower, Cal Fire said. The blaze, called the Cheyenne Fire, was 50 percent contained as of 8 p.m. Wednesday. The fire started around 12:45 p.m. near Cheyenne and Arapaho ways,…