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  • Ride-Share Drivers Voice Opposition to AB 5

    SACRAMENTO — California is poised to make big shifts to the way people work but not everyone is on board with the proposed changes. Sacramento State Akamine Kiarie drives for Lyft to keep up with expenses. For him, the on-demand employment is the perfect fit. “There’s just a whole lot of logistics involved to making money on the side while doing school. It’s very as compared to just turning on an app between classes. I mean, to me that’s golden,” […]

  • Proposal Would Lower California Voting Age to 17

    SACRAMENTO — A group of mostly Democratic lawmakers and teenage advocates announced Assembly Constitutional Amendment 8 Tuesday on the steps of the Capitol. The proposal would lower California’s voting age to 17. Advocates say young voters should have a say in who makes decisions that affect them. They also argue there is a practical reason for allowing people to vote while they are still minors. “Eighteen is the wrong point. We know that the time to get them and to […]

  • Proposed Homeless Shelter in Meadowview Drawing Concerns

    SOUTH SACRAMENTO — Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg wants to open a large homeless shelter in the Meadowview area. According to the Sacramento Bee, the proposed location is on Meadowview Road and Cora Gables Court near the Pannell Community Center, a popular location frequented by children. The 24-hour, 100-bed shelter – which would be built on a city-owned lot – is drawing big concerns. Those opposed to the homeless shelter are concerned with safety. Mayor Steinberg has essentially asked all city […]

  • Modesto Students Enjoy Classroom Upgrades on First Day of School

    MODESTO — Some Modesto schools kicked off back to school with a celebration Monday. This year, like many Modesto schools, Evelyn Hanshaw Middle School is celebrating some Measure D and E bond funded upgrades, including new 70-inch instruction screens in classrooms. “We’re trying to change how people look at Hanshaw and this is a great step,” said math teacher Jose Rios. “We have a new paint job, we have new carpets, TVs. We’re doing anything we can to make our […]

  • City Considers Safe Parking Lots for Homeless in Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO — You won’t find a house on this dead end North Sacramento road, but at any given time about a half-dozen people call it home. “Plenty of times where I’ve thought: I’m tired, I don’t want to do this no more, let it end,” Laurane Ivey said. Ivey says 25 years of living on the the streets has taken its toll. Since she was 12 she’s been accustomed to sleeping in her car, her latest is an RV that […]

  • 30 Years after Cleveland School Tragedy, Mass Shooting Aftermath All Too Familiar for Stockton

    STOCKTON — Dozens came together, some on a moment’s notice, Tuesday in Stockton — all reeling from a horrific, deadly week in America. Retired teacher Julie Schardt remembers when she thought this type of violence was unimaginable, until on January 17, 1989, when a man opened fire on her students and coworkers at Cleveland Elementary School. Patrick Edward Purdy killed five children that day. “We thought it was an anomaly,” Schardt said. “It just seemed unusual and it seemed unreal.” […]

  • Stockton Kings Help Stagg Students Kick Off School Year

    STOCKTON — The Stockton Kings helped the students of Stagg High School kick off the new year with a pep rally — complete with a dance competition with faculty.

  • Agencies Participate in Active Shooter Training at Toyota Amphitheater

    WHEATLAND — More than a dozen law enforcement, fire and other emergency response agencies teamed up for active shooter training led by the Yuba County Sheriff’s Department at the Toyota Amphitheater in Yuba County.

  • Woman Arrested, No Injuries after Shooting Inside La Riviera Apartment With ‘Very Young Children’

    SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office says a woman was taken into custody Tuesday morning following a shooting inside an apartment on La Riviera Drive. Sheriff’s office spokeswoman Sgt. Tess Deterding says a woman called to report a break-in shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday. When deputies arrived, Deterding says they heard gunfire from inside the apartment on La Riviera Drive, just east of Watt Avenue. “As officers arrived they heard shots fired from within the residence, backed out, contained […]

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