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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King fire in El Dorado County grows to 3,900 acres overnight

Firefighters were working to stop the King fire near Pollock Pines and also protect homes as the wildland blaze grew nearly 1,000 acres overnight in El Dorado County.

Hot again, but relief on the way to Sacramento

Hot again, but relief on the way to Sacramento

Above normal temperatures continue to maintain a presence in Sacramento -- but the 80s are on the way, according to the National Weather Service. Larado Romo of Anti-Mortem from Oklahoma sings from the barricade over the audience at the Aftershock...

Wildland blaze fight goes on in El Dorado County: 3,000 acres burned

Firefighters were working to corral the King fire near Pollock Pines.

Sacramento hot again before temperatures drop: ‘This ain’t Phoenix’

Sacramento hot again before temperatures drop: ‘This ain’t Phoenix’

Sacramento’s early-September heat spell will continue Sunday, but by Monday temperatures should be back down to seasonal normals. The National Weather Service forecasts a local high of 99 degrees this afternoon, making this potentially the first day since midweek that the high won’t top 100. Saturday’s high downtown was 104 degrees, tying the record...

Murder case plays on death of ex-wife

Murder case plays on death of ex-wife

A macabre murder trial opens this week on the second floor of the white marble courthouse in Placerville. On its face, it involves a pair of scissors, a wrenching struggle and a mother of three young children getting stabbed to death.

Todd Winkler, right, appears in a Placerville courtroom in...

Downtown Sacramento hits 104 degrees, ties record

Sacramento is in the midst of a mini heat wave.

Heavy metal music fest draws thousands of head-bangers to Discovery Park

When Lyndsey Young and three twenty-something friends piled into a convertible in Vancouver on Friday, the destination was Sacramento.

A 14-hour road trip on I-5 awaited with the goal was making it to Sacramento by Saturday morning. The prize: two days of heavy metal music – the head banging kind.


Sacramento’s Aftershock Music Festival 2014

Follow Sacramento's Aftershock Music Festival 2014 Saturday and Sunday at Discovery Park.

Live Blog Sacramento's Aftershock Music Festival 2014

Triple-digit temperatures Saturday and Sunday

Triple-digit temperatures Saturday and Sunday

Mother Nature apparently wants to remind us that summer doesn’t end for another nine days.

Israel “Izzy” Dowd, of Folsom, left, Sophia Heredia, 5, and her parents, Tiffany Phelan Heredia and Darin Heredia, of Gold River, float down the American River.

Seeds: Quilters piece together tribute to State Parks

From simple needle and thread grew history preserved in fabric.

Inspired by their favorite state parks, quilters throughout California pieced together a fitting tribute to a milestone anniversary. And now the public is invited to two parties to celebrate – including one today.

California’s State Parks system...

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