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Central Valley commute patterns signal regional shift

Central Valley commute patterns signal regional shift

STOCKTON — Over the past 35 years, the northern San Joaquin Valley, including San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Merced counties, has become increasingly tied to the economy of Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area. Nowhere is that more obvious than in the explosive growth in the numbers of Central Valley workers who commute north and west every day... Read More

ACE train schedule changes for holidays

ACE train schedule changes for holidays

The Altamont Corridor Express is modifying its train schedule for the holidays... Read More

How kids in Del Paso Heights struggle with fatherlessness


Del Paso Heights, Sacramento, 95838 is a hardscrabble, ethnic neighborhood.

Hanging out is what many do. Statistics are cold.

According to the family services group Shoulder to Shoulder, income for a family of four is about $13,000 a year and 70 percent of the youth in Del Paso Heights are fatherless.

Bill Coibion founded Shoulder to Shoulder in 1996. It's a program that provides a role model for urban youth with no father figure.

"It's part of the culture that's raised here. No one chooses where to be born or who you're born, to," Coibion said.

Coibion is the father figure to some of the kids who don't have one.

New regulations to ridesharing services introduced

New regulations to ridesharing services introduced


There was talks of adding new regulations to ridesharing services including Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar.Taxi cab drivers, who feel those services create an unfair market, called on state lawmakers to do something to help their cause.

Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian introduced legislation this week that will address that. The exact details of his bill won't be released until the early part of the new year, but Nazarian's chief of staff told the Sacramento Business Journal that the legislation will add new regulations.

Free parking areas in Sacramento and Davis

Free parking areas in Sacramento and Davis

Continuing an annual holiday tradition, the City of Sacramento will again make parking on street, metered parking free through Dec. 25 on evenings and weekends in the Downtown, Midtown and Old Sac neighborhoods... Read More

Last-minute strategies to cut your tax bill

Last-minute strategies to cut your tax bill

With another tax year ending, it is time again to discuss tax planning. ... Read More

Sacramento Good Samaritan allegedly killed by family he helped

Sacramento Good Samaritan allegedly killed by family he helped


A family a 77-year-old south Sacramento man police say took in and helped has been arrested for his murder.

The body of Leo Curry Jr. was found by Sacramento police inside of his home on the 4000 block of Shining Star Drive on Nov. 17. Officers were checking on Curry's welfare after being contacted by the victim's own family who hadn't been able to reach him. Curry had sustained trauma to his body.

As detectives took over the case, they learned Curry had been helping a family and invited them into his home. The police investigation alleged the family, identified as Michael Moreno, 37; Sandy George, 35, and Kevin Moreno, 19, began stealing money and belongings from Curry.