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District Attorney Begins Investigation Into Joseph Mann Shooting

District Attorney Begins Investigation Into Joseph Mann Shooting

Joseph Mann was shot 14 times during an armed confrontation with police in July, Sacramento Police Chief Sam Somers, Jr. said Tuesday during a news conference. Two police officers fired 18 shots at 51-year-old Mann in north Sacramento, missing only four times. On the morning of July 11th, police said Mann…

Three Major September Projects Scheduled By CALTRANS

Three Major September Projects Scheduled By CALTRANS

  Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Brace Road to Magra Road: Work continues on a $36 million project to increase the vertical clearance of nine bridge structures in south Placer County to 16 feet, 6 inches. The vertical clearance will be increased on seven structures by lifting the existing bridge deck and…

Multiple Agencies Conduct Study On American River Basin

Multiple Agencies Conduct Study On American River Basin

  In a statement released last week, the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation announced it has launched a new study of the American River basin. The study will gather data to “diversity the region’s water supply portfolio” and thereby increase reliability of the region’s various water supplies, according…

The Strike Is Over: Yuba City Unified Teachers Are Back In Their Classrooms

The Strike Is Over: Yuba City Unified Teachers Are Back In Their Classrooms

Yuba City teachers and the Yuba City Unified School District have reached an agreement on a new contract, ending the strike and putting teachers back in the classroom. The union voted Monday night to approve the contract, after a marathon 18-hour bargaining session with 506 members saying “Yes” and 15…

Story Update: Armed Woman Surrenders At Lodi School

Story Update: Armed Woman Surrenders At Lodi School

An armed woman surrendered peacefully this morning after a standoff with police in front of a Lodi school, officers said. The Lodi Police Department said the “tense” situation began about 7 a.m. in front of Needham Elementary School at Chestnut Street and South Pleasant Avenue. The woman, armed with a…

Armed Woman At Lodi School Causes Temporary Shutdown

Armed Woman At Lodi School Causes Temporary Shutdown

Classes at a Lodi school have been canceled this morning as police talk to an armed woman who has barricaded herself in a trailer attached to a Jeep in front of a school. The Lodi Police Department said the “tense” situation began about 7 a.m. in front of Needham School…

Eastbound I-80 Shuts Down Following Motorcycle Vs. Vehicle Collision

Eastbound I-80 Shuts Down Following Motorcycle Vs. Vehicle Collision

All lanes of eastbound Interstate 80 are back open this morning after a motorcyclist was killed in a crash with another vehicle, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash happened just before 5:30 a.m. near Pitt School Road in Dixon. The driver of the other vehicle stopped, but it is unclear…

Auburn Mayor Will Not Face Prosecution For November Charges

Auburn Mayor Will Not Face Prosecution For November Charges

  The Monterey County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday that Auburn’s Mayor, Dr. Bill Kirby, will not face charges related to his arrest last November for allegedly driving under the influence. Kirby was arrested on November 29th in King City after officers witnessed the mayor’s car swerve in his lane…

Death Investigation Underway At Folsom Prison

Death Investigation Underway At Folsom Prison

  Prison officials are investigating an inmate death at the new Folsom prison as a possible homicide, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Cleophus Bealey, 44, was found unresponsive about 1 p.m. Friday in his cell at California State Prison-Sacramento, the CDCR said Tuesday. Bealey was taken…

CALTRANS Warns Of Future Delays On I-80

CALTRANS Warns Of Future Delays On I-80

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists to anticipate traffic delays on Thursday, September 15th on westbound Interstate 80 (I-80) just west of the Nevada state line for roadway maintenance activities.  Motorists should anticipate daytime delays as maintenance crews close the right lane of westbound I-80 at for…