Gov. Newsom Increases Security At State Capitol; Activates 1,000 National Guard PersonnelGovernor Gavin Newsom on Thursday announced a series of actions to increase security at the State Capitol ahead of the presidential inauguration, including authorizing the deployment of 1,000 California National Guard personnel.
COVID Vaccine: State Making Vaccines Available to Those 65 and OlderCalifornia announced Wednesday it is expanding current eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to include residents aged 65 and older.
Parolee Arrested For 3 San Francisco Armed Robberies Committed Within Minutes Of Each OtherA parolee from Sacramento has been arrested as the suspect in a series of armed robberies within minutes of each other in San Francisco, police said Wednesday.
COVID Surge: Stay-At-Home Order Lifted For Greater Sacramento RegionIn a surprising turn after state health officials indicated no major changes in ICU capacity across California, the stay-at-home order was lifted for the Greater Sacramento region Tuesday.
Gov. Newsom Cancels COVID-19 Update, Condemns Storming Of U.S. Capitol As 'Reprehensible'Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday postponed a planned update on the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, saying it was "cancelled out of an abundance of caution to Governor’s Office staff."
COVID: Governor Proposes $600 Payment for Low-Income California ResidentsGov. Gavin Newsom announced a proposal Wednesday to provide millions of low-income Californians a $600 payment from the state.
COVID: Veteran Staffer At State Capitol Dies After Battle With VirusCOVID-19 took the life of a veteran employee at the California state Capitol last month.
State Supreme Court Moves Forward With Murder Charge Over Stillborn BabyThe California Supreme Court denied a request to stop the prosecution of a woman charged with murder for using methamphetamine before her fetus was stillborn.
CHP, San Francisco Police Crack Down On Major Retail Theft RingA months long investigation into a Northern California retail theft operation, has resulted in the arrest of four suspects and a request to the public for help finding additional victims of these crimes.
UPDATE: Convicted 'NorCal Rapist' Roy Waller Receives 897-Year Prison SentenceConvicted serial rapist Roy Waller, infamously known as the "NorCal Rapist," was sentenced to 898 years in prison during a hearing in Sacramento Friday.
COVID Vaccine: California Told Quantity For Next Pfizer Vaccine Shipment SlashedCalifornia's next vaccine shipment will be about 40% less than state health officials initially thought it would be, according to reports.
Newsom Names Bay Area Air Quality Expert to Chair State’s Air BoardThe Bay Area is sending one of its air quality experts to Sacramento after Gov. Gavin Newsom named her to chair the powerful Air Resources Board Wednesday.
COVID: Skyrocketing Cases Starting to Overwhelm California HospitalsCalifornia health officials expressed concern Tuesday that the surging amount of COVID-19 cases in the state are starting to overwhelm its hospitals.
COVID: Jewish Doctor From Bay Area Talks About Treating COVID Patient With Nazi TattoosA Bay Area physician currently working an ER near Sacramento told KPIX 5 about a critically-ill patient who recently left him questioning his own compassion.
Police Search For Sacramento Mall Gunman; Two Teens Die In ShootingPolice are looking for a gunman who shot and killed two teens at a Northern California mall in the midst of Black Friday, sending shoppers running for safety, authorities said.