The Sacramento Bee

The Sacramento Bee Founded in 1857, The Sacramento Bee is the flagship of the 30 daily and almost 50 non-daily newspapers owned by The McClatchy Company. The third-largest newspaper corporation in the country in terms of circulation, McClatchy prints more than 3.2 million papers each day, read by millions more all over the world via a covey of Web sites on the Internet. On February 3, 2007, The McClatchy Company and The Sacramento Bee celebrated their 150th Anniversary. Over the years, McClatchy-owned papers have won hundreds of journalism awards, including 73 Pulitzer Prizes. Of that number, 15 have been coveted Gold Medals for Public Service. The Sacramento Bee is the flagship newspaper of the McClatchy Co . and the largest paper in the region. Its location at 2100 Q St. was once the Buffalo Brewery and its namesake "Scoopy" was designed by Walt Disney. It was awarded its first Pulitzer Prize in 1935 for Public Service. Since that time, The Bee has won numerous awards, including four more Pulitzer Prizes, the most recent for feature photography in 2007. The Bee's circulation area covers the Northern Sacramento Valley and surrounding areas: south to Stockton, north to Redding, east to Reno and west to the San Francisco Bay Area. The Bee is available seven days a week both in print and online (e-edition). Read more:

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Flood watch issued in Yuba County due to concerns about earthen dam

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for a rural area of Yuba County due to the potential failure of a private earthen dam along Little Dry Creek.

Triple-digit heat ushers in the start of August

Triple-digit heat ushers in the start of August

To cap off a week of triple-digit temperatures, August kicks off with the hottest day this week. Alex LoRussa, 18, and Kalani, a Golden Retriever, ride a paddle board for the first time at Folsom Lake in Folsom on Thursday, July 31, 2014

Tournament brings softball – and money – to south Placer

Tournament brings softball – and money – to south Placer

Softball has brought 86 teams of school-aged girls from five states to the playing fields of Roseville and Lincoln this week. It has also brought an estimated $3 million to $5 million worth of business.

Micaela Resler plays soft toss with Adriana Thompson, left, at the Mizuno stand during the...

Website, hotline launched to aid Sand fire recovery

El Dorado County has launched a website and hotline assist in the Sand fire recovery efforts.

Man accused of posing as helicopter pilot pleads guilty to identity theft

A man accused of repeatedly posing as a helicopter pilot and flying at least once for Channel 3 (KCRA) pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to aggravated identity theft.

Placerville businessman pleads guilty to filing false tax returns

A Placerville man pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to two counts of filing false tax returns.

Former Folsom swim coach sentenced for child enticement

A former Folsom swim coach was sentenced Thursday in Sacramento’s federal court to 12 years in prison for attempted enticement of a minor.

Appellate court rejects appeal from ousted El Dorado supervisor Nutting

Appellate court rejects appeal from ousted El Dorado supervisor Nutting

Former El Dorado County Supervisor Ray Nutting’s attempt to retain his seat and halt a special election was rejected Thursday by California’s Third District Court of Appeal.

El Dorado Supervisor Ray Nutting, whose trial starts Tuesday, cuts trees on his land in May 2011.

USDA announces 1st update to poultry inspection rules since 1957

USDA announces 1st update to poultry inspection rules since 1957

The new rules require plants to conduct their own testing and sampling of birds for the first time for food-borne pathogens such as campylobacter and salmonella, at least twice during the production process. Chickens

Catherine Russell is taking her time with song

Singer Catherine Russell could make her job look harder than she does. As a subtle but expressive jazz and blues vocalist, Russell communicates more through restraint than flashy histrionics. Perhaps she takes her time with a song simply because she also has taken her time making a musical career despite being born into the...

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