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Sacramento Zoo to Repair 55-Year-Old Signature Entrance Structure

Jun 24, 2016

SACRAMENTO  — The Sacramento Zoo will be shoring up one of its three signature structures that greet visitors at the zoo entrance. The iconic structures have inverted curved roofs “hyperbolic parabaloids” according to zoo officials. The largest structure is closed after dry rot was discovered in roof beams. Built as a snack bar, it...

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Man Facing Hate Crime Charges After Shooting Paintballs at Gay Nightclub Goers

Jun 24, 2016

STOCKTON — Branden Staples mouthed, “I love you” to one of his friends in a San Joaquin County courtroom and told a judge he had been fired from his job the day he was arrested earlier this week. The 19-year-old faces multiple charges, including assault with a deadly weapon, making terrorists threats and others...

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Locals React, Predict Effects of Britain’s Historic ‘Brexit’ Vote

Jun 24, 2016

SACRAMENTO– Lilian Monceaux serves up a taste of home — fish and chips and mushy peas. Her homeland is more than 5,000 miles away. But since 1985 she’s been selling English snacks and traditional meals at ‘Touch of Britain’ in North Highlands. She’s surprised but not upset after Britain’s historic vote to exit the European Union. “They’re...

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Recall on Muscle Milk From Sacramento Facility for ‘Premature Spoilage’

Jun 24, 2016
Recall on Muscle Milk From Sacramento Facility for ‘Premature Spoilage’

SACRAMENTO — A local food supplier is voluntarily recalling several products of the protein drink Muscle Milk for the “potential for premature product spoilage,” the FDA announced. HP Hood is recalling certain code dates on Muscle Milk from it’s Sacramento after identifying a possible packaging defect that could result in spoilage during transport and...

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Sacramento Man Arrested on Human Trafficking Charge

Jun 24, 2016
Sacramento Man Arrested on Human Trafficking Charge

SACRAMENTO — A Sacramento man was arrested on a list of serious charges, including human trafficking, after one of his alleged victims escaped from an apartment in Redding, officials say. A woman contacted police Tuesday evening at Hinkle’s Market in Redding. She had been reported missing a day earlier in the Redding area. Police...

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Families Take to Fairytale Town for Annual Special Kids’ Picnic

Jun 18, 2016

SACRAMENTO — It’s a decades-long tradition for area children with special needs and their families. The Special Kids’ Family Picnic gives those families a chance to spend the day playing at Fairytale Town in Sacramento. The idea is to give the kids, and their parents, a break from the stresses of dealing with their...

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Lavender District Bars, Nightclubs Boosting Security Following Pulse Shooting

Jun 18, 2016

SACRAMENTO — It’s now been one week since the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, in which a man targeted a gay club in Orlando, killing 49 people. This weekend, the nightlife in Sacramento looks a little different as a result. “I feel real confident with the security here,” said Ron Heinrich, a floor...

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Family of Varity Baptist Church Pastor ‘Ashamed’ of His Anti-LGBT Comments

Jun 18, 2016

SACRAMENTO — Nearly one week after a Sacramento pastor celebrated the violent murders of 49 people at an Orlando nightclub in his Sunday service, a member of his family is speaking out to condemn his message of hate and spread love. Pastor Roger Jimenez of Varity Baptist Church shared his strong views against homosexuality...

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Family of Teen Believed Drowned: ‘We Just Want to Bring Him Home’

Jun 18, 2016

SACRAMENTO — Grace Joo says her brother, 15-year-old Joshua Joo, was so excited to take a hike along the Cosumnes River off of Bucks Bar Road that he scouted it out the day before. Joshua stopped on the hike to take in the view from this rock, leaving behind the last photo ever taken...

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Victim Seriously Injured Following Del Paso Heights Shooting

Jun 18, 2016

SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento Police Department have around six blocks in a Del Paso Heights neighborhood blocked off as officers investigate a shooting that sent one victim to the hospital, officials said. At 6 p.m. in Del Paso Heights two very different scenes were playing out on each side of North Avenue. On Dewitt...

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