U.S. Highway 50 in the Sierra has been closed because of a grass fire producing heavy smoke, making the area unsafe for motorists. Eastbound traffic is being held at Sly Park Road in Pollock Pines. Westbound traffic is being held in the town of Meyers just west of South Lake Tahoe. The fire [read more]
Racism in Sacramento
As much as we try to move on from excluding and including people based on the color of their skin it looks like Sacramento has a long ways to go. One example of this is an event happening this weekend. June 29th and 30th is Black Expo Weekend in Sacramento. This free event is specifically designe[read more]
The new and improved Kings have hired a new coach by the name of Mike Malone. Today Malone announced that he has hired his father, Brendan Malone, as his assistance coach. The Malones are the second father-son team to hold the title of NBA head coach. Bill and Eric Musselman are also a father s[read more]

The Kings are staying in Sacramento

The Kings are staying Sacramento. The NBA has unanimously recommended the team not be moved to Seattle and be kept in Sacramento. The Maloof family has been trying to move the Kings to Seattle. The NBA owners will not vote until seven days after they receive the findings of the committee, which means any decisionContinue Reading

Toby Keith will make an appearance in Folsom today

Today is the official grand opening of Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill in Folsom. We are told that Toby Keith will make an appearance. Door’s open at 11am and party starts at noon. There will also be performances by The Brodie Stewart Band tonight and Saturday night and Taylor Chicks will beContinue Reading

Sacramento’s Concert in the Park

The 22nd season of Concerts in the Park (CIP) officially kicks off summer in the city next Friday. Building on the success of last year’s season, this summer’s Concerts the Park will continue to feature hometown favorites like Middle Class Rut and ZuhG. The series is also adding to the line up dozens of newContinue ReadingContinue Reading

California statewide trash pickup day

Caltrans’ executive management team and maintenance workers are out on highways statewide picking up trash today and are asking all Californians for their help in the battle against litter. Today alone, Caltrans expects to haul away more than 2,500 cubic yards of trash, sweep nearly 100 tons of debris off state highways, and remove moreContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Financial factors to consider before relocating to Los Angeles

If you are planning to relocate to Los Angeles, you need to know more about the city. It is full of life, but this life comes at a cost, renting or buying an apartment may squeeze half of your income. Here is a detailed analysis of other aspects of city life and how they willContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Is Major League Soccer Coming to Sacramento?

With all the drama around the Sacramento Kings could another professional sports team move into the area? Both Sacramento and Elk Grove are vying for a Major League Soccer team. Elk grove approved looking into building a $100 million soccer arena. While The California Storm, one of the pioneering teams of the Women’s Premier SoccerContinue ReadingContinue Reading

National Volunteer Week in Sacramento

The Sacramento Police Department would like to thank our extraordinary police volunteers for the work they do each and every day. The police department currently has 185 dedicated volunteers in our Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS) program and they range in age from 18 to 86 years young. In 2012, our volunteers collectively donated 16,500Continue ReadingContinue Reading

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