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Bullet holes are seen in the window of the IV Deli Mart, one of several crime scenes on May 24, 2014 in Isla Vista, California. (Spencer Weiner/Getty Images)

Bay Area Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Create Gun Violence Restraining Order, In Wake Of Isla Vista Rampage

The bill would let authorities confiscate guns from someone who threatens to commit violence, like the gunman in the massacre near UC Santa Barbara.

05/28/2014

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: California Legislators Are Highest Paid In Nation

A new report by Pew Charitable Trusts shows that California legislators make over $90,000 a year and may still be getting a raise.

05/27/2014

Juvenile offenders would have an easier time putting their pasts behind them under bills working their way through the Legislature.

California’s Sex Registry Overhaul A ‘Radioactive’ Issue

A state board wants to overhaul California’s sex offender registry, claiming it has grown too big, the San Francisco Chronicle has reported.

05/26/2014

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla CEO Says Sacramento A ‘Long-Shot’ For Gigafactory Expansion

It may be a long-shot, but Palo Alto-based, electric-car maker, Tesla Motors Inc. is looking to expand with a new battery factory and is considering setting up shop in Sacramento.

05/23/2014

California State Parks

California State Parks Director Abruptly Retires From Department Rocked By Fiscal Mismanagement

California’s state parks director has abruptly announced his retirement, just 19 months after he took control of a department that had been rocked by years of fiscal mismanagement.

05/21/2014

Jerry Brown Interview

Phil Matier: Gov. Brown Says California At ‘Epicenter of Climate Change’

Gov. Jerry Brown says California is at “the epicenter” of the effects of a warming planet as the state experiences longer fire seasons and more destructive wildland blazes.

05/19/2014

Raley Field, home of the River Cats (Sacramento River Cats)

Sacramento Minor League Team Reportedly Considering Dropping A’s For Giants

Despite more than a decade as one of the most successful minor league baseball partnerships in the nation, the Sacramento River Cats are reportedly considering dropping their partnership with the Oakland Athletics at the end of the season and signing on with the San Francisco Giants.

05/19/2014

Bottles of the generic prescription pain medication Buprenorphine are seen in a pharmacy on February 4, 2014 in Boca Raton, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Medical Malpractice Initiative Led By Danville Father Qualifies For November Ballot

The initiative was triggered by the tragic death of Bob Pack’s two children, who were struck and killed by a drunk driver high on Vicodin in 2003.

05/16/2014

Peregrine Park, Sacramento

1 Killed, 6 Wounded When Gunmen Open Fire At Baby’s Birthday Party In Sacramento

Police say gunmen have opened fire at a baby’s birthday party in a Sacramento park, killing one man and injuring six other people, including a child.

05/11/2014

Orville Fleming (Sacramento County Sheriff's Office)

Fugitive Cal Fire Chief Suspected Of Murder Accused Of Double Life; Claims Of Firefighter Sex Scandal

The search for a battalion chief suspected in a fatal stabbing has uncovered allegations of a double life and claims of sexual escapes between firefighters and prostitutes.

05/09/2014

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