- Sacramento County
- Placer County
- Yolo County
- El Dorado County
Editorial picks featuring general news of interest to the broad community: state, politics, breaking news, crime, accidents, etc.
By Hannah Guzik
Jails and prisons are the largest “mental institutions” in California, holding far more people with severe psychiatric illnesses than state hospitals, according to a report released last Tuesday by the Treatment Advocacy Center and the National Sheriffs’ Association.
Two convicted sex offenders who allegedly killed and raped four women in Orange County while wearing their required GPS monitoring devices may have had additional victims, police said Monday.
Steven Dean Gordon, 45, and Franc Cano, …
A Southwest Airlines flight from Chicago to Sacramento was diverted after an unruly passenger tried to open a door mid-flight.
People on Sunday’s flight say the passenger wanted to jump out of the plane.
Three passengers …
April 12, 2014 - Anyone hoping to understand the long, fierce struggle to win a decent life for the highly exploited men and women who harvest our fruits and vegetables should not miss the recently released film, "Cesar Chavez." Although technically a feature film, it's actually a documentary, in that it vividly recreates -...
In the near future, successful care for older adults will depend on bold and creative collaborations.
That’s the message aging pioneer Ken Dychtwald gave last month’s Aging in America conference. Dychtwald, CEO of the consulting group Age Wave, might as well have been describing the “strange bedfellows” collaboration between two organizations often considered mortal...
By Genevieve Bookwalter
St. James Health Center is ready for the onslaught.
The community health clinic, one of the busiest in San Jose, sits on the corner of 2nd and Julian streets near downtown. Doctors, dentists, pharmacists and other health-care providers here treat some of the poorest patients in Santa Clara County — patients whom many...