California

The strange things people do

If your last name was Oscopy, would you name your kid Colin?  That actually happened.  The guy grew up to be an engineer but his parents, if they were thinking cle ...

CHP puts emphasis on traffic safety through citations

Jaywalkers last week had another reason to look both ways before crossing the street – especially if they found themselves caught up in the latest traffic safety operation. ...

Bills 2416 and 1897 should be defeated

Over the years, California has earned a reputation of not being friendly to business interests and thus we have seen states like Texas come try to pry businesses to move out of our ...

District 3 rodeo helps rock Rock Springs

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. – Around 1,500 cowboys and cowgirls from the United States, Canada and Australia gathered for the National High School Rodeo Associations Championships Jul ...

Part two: the honeymoon in a trunk

This is part two of a five-part series on how Kitty Maitland Fleming arrived in Lincoln.  The family story begins in London and Glasgow, moves to Sydney, Australia, and r ...

District 3 high school rodeo is this weekend

California High School Rodeo Association District 3 will resume action at the Lincoln Arena this weekend after a inter-district rodeo in Red Bluff last month. The race for Distric ...

Caltrans activates signs to urge drivers to save water

 In response to the state’s severe drought, Caltrans is launching a statewide educational campaign on the state’s highways, urging all Californians to conserve wat ...

Confirmed flu deaths in state increase to 147

The number of confirmed influenza-related deaths in California has increased by 52 to a total of 147 confirmed deaths for the season, as of Friday, according to Dr. Ron Chapman, ...

Placer Water official: SoCal “stole our water”

With drought concerns hanging over the region, a Placer County Water Agency official said Tuesday that Southern California “stole” much of the area’s dwindling re ...

Holiday break is over; rodeo resumes this weekend

The holiday season is over and it’s now time to see which contestants used the fair weather to practice and which ones chose to bask in the sunshine. The cowboys and cowgirl ...