Sacramento Police Describe Weekend Shooting as a Gang Firefight

The police said that at least five gunmen were part of the downtown shooting that killed six people.

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Victims of Sacramento Shooting Are Identified

It was still unclear by midmorning on Monday who was behind the shooting.

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Six Dead and Nine Wounded in Shooting in Sacramento, Police Say

The shooting occurred in the downtown area early Sunday.

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Six Dead and Nine Injured in Shooting in Sacramento, Police Say

The shooting occurred in the downtown area early on Sunday.

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Victor Fazio, Longtime Democratic Leader in the House, Dies at 79

Known for his ability to work across the aisle, he represented the Sacramento area from 1979 to 1999 and rose to become chairman of the House Democratic caucus.

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Ukrainians Are Trickling Into the U.S. to Warm Welcomes

Pressure is building on the Biden administration to speed up admissions for Ukrainian refugees, but some are already making their way to the United States.

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Mother of Children Killed by Their Father Said She Lived in Fear

The woman obtained a restraining order in 2021 after telling a California court, “He has not killed me because he would not know where to go with the children.”

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Gunman Kills His 3 Children in Sacramento County Church

The man also fatally shot an adult before killing himself, the authorities said.

#murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #sacramento-calif

Joan Didion, Conservative

Why I am drawn to Didion’s earlier work and its ambiguities.

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The Pricey California Market? In 2021, It Got Pricier.

Home prices in the state far outpaced the national average, with outlying suburbs and smaller metro areas seeing the most significant increases.

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California Woman Pleads Guilty to Punching Flight Attendant in the Face

Vyvianna M. Quinonez, 28, bloodied a flight attendant in May on a Southwest Airlines flight to San Diego, prosecutors said.

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Al Capone’s Possessions Sell for More Than $3 Million at Auction

More than 170 items once belonging to the infamous mob boss were sold at an auction in California last week, including his “favorite” pistol. It went for more than $1 million.

#alcatraz-san-francisco, #auctions, #capone-al, #capone-diane, #organized-crime, #sacramento-calif, #tax-evasion

Setting Sail on the Winding Waterways of California’s Delta

The sprawling 1,250-square-mile system of water and farmland in Northern California is a four-season destination for watersport fans and home to many riverbank communities.

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What You Need to Know About the California Recall, Explained

The 12 questions that help explain the historical, political and logistical forces behind the effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom of California.

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Caldor Fire Prompts Evacuations in Northern California

For weeks, wildfires have skipped across forests and sparsely populated areas. But the Caldor fire, east of Sacramento, has forced 23,000 residents to leave their homes in recent days.

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2 Airlines Will Postpone Serving Alcohol Amid Surge of In-Flight Violence

American and Southwest announced the policies after the latest assault was captured on a widely watched video that showed a woman punching a flight attendant in the face.

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What $820,000 Buys You in California

A fairy-tale cottage in Little River, a Craftsman bungalow in Sacramento and a 1973 ranch house in Rancho Mirage.

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U.S. Lutheran Church Elects its First Openly Transgender Bishop

The Rev. Megan Rohrer was elected to lead a synod that includes about 200 Lutheran congregations in Northern and Central California.

#california, #evangelical-lutheran-church-in-america, #evangelical-movement, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #lutheran-churches, #megan-rohrer, #national-center-for-transgender-equality, #sacramento-calif, #transgender-and-transsexuals

For Bears, California Recalls Are the Perfect Circus

A recall candidate hired a bear to draw attention to his campaign to oust Gov. Gavin Newsom, but the bear ended up drawing attention to the bear.

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When Your West Wing Job Is Really, Really Far From the Oval Office

Because of the pandemic, some Biden administration officials continue to work from homes a long way from Washington. They see advantages in being outside the bubble.

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What $1.7 Million Buys You in California

A 1928 Tudor Revival in Sacramento, an updated ranch house in Topanga and a circa-1900 cottage in San Francisco.

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Plastic Surgeon Attends Video Traffic Court From Operating Room

California’s Medical Board started an investigation after Dr. Scott Green reported for the hearing on Zoom while in scrubs and with a patient on the operating table.

#california, #green-scott, #plastic-surgery, #sacramento-calif, #surgery-and-surgeons, #traffic-and-parking-violations, #videophones-and-videoconferencing

A Year of Watching Earthly Beauty Burn

From orbit, satellites send tragic evidence of climate change’s destructive power. This film covers 10 days, Sept. 7-16, 2020, a period of intense fires activity in North and South America.

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Reform the Police? Guess Who Funds My State’s Officials

If the protests are to translate into laws, contributions for politicians from law enforcement must become toxic rather than coveted.

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To Get Police Reform, ‘Defund the Politicians’

If the protests are to translate into laws, contributions for politicians from law enforcement must become toxic rather than coveted.

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The Psychiatrist Will See You Online Now

Experts have long predicted that psychotherapy was poised to go virtual. The pandemic may prove them right.

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Golden State Killer Cases: Joseph DeAngelo Pleads Guilty

In a converted ballroom in Sacramento, in front of victims and their families, the former police officer began admitting guilt to a multitude of crimes on Monday.

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A Crisis That Began With an Image of Police Violence Keeps Providing More

Chaos in the streets and the ubiquity of cellphones have created a disturbing array of videos reflecting violent police behavior.

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Amid Riots and a Pandemic, Church Attendance Resumes in ‘a Very Broken World’

In communities across the country, congregations that had sequestered for months to avoid the coronavirus ventured forth at a social distance in search of comfort.

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