Placer County Statewide Articles


Bass, Padilla back bill to provide billions of dollars in new homelessness funding

Sen. Alex Padilla and L.A. Mayor Karen Bass announced the reintroduction of the Housing for All Act, which would pour billions of federal dollars into homelessness programs.

Rescue mission underway for horse trapped in neck-deep sinkhole in San Fernando Valley

More than 60 firefighters are working to rescue a buried horse after a sinkhole in Lake View Terrace near Sylmar.

Popular stretch of California's Pacific Coast Highway closes

A messy mudslide closed a stretch of California's Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu.

Biden, at Culver City stop, announces $1.2 billion in student debt forgiveness

The student debt announcement was Biden's final event during a two-day swing in the Los Angeles area. He headlined a major fundraiser the previous night.

Did Rebecca Grossman commit murder? Prosecutors say she alone struck two boys with her SUV

An L.A. County prosecutor told jurors there is overwhelming evidence that Grossman committed murder by striking two boys as she raced her SUV through a crosswalk.

2 arrested after leaving infant in idling car at Bay Area Home Depot, police say

Two men left a baby in a car while they went to Home Depot, police said.

Two men charged in dozens of massage parlor robberies in Southern California

The men robbed dozens of massage parlors across Los Angeles and Orange counties, according to law enforcement.

Toddler found dead with his throat slit at home in Lancaster

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is investigating the killing of a toddler in a Lancaster home as a homicide.

Activist Maria Teresa Griffin, who proved her mettle in fight against East L.A. prison, dies

Maria Teresa Griffin, a founding member of the Mothers of East Los Angeles protest group, dies after battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. She was 74.

Gunshot victim airlifted from Angeles National Forest to hospital after kidnap report

A man was airlifted to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds in a possible kidnapping that ended in the Angeles National Forest.

The rain's not over — a new storm is brewing for SoCal next week. How much rain could we get?

The National Weather Service says another storm is coming between Sunday night and Monday night. It's not expected to be as significant as past storms.

Women charged in silicone injection death had seen it go wrong before, prosecutors say

A mother-daughter duo accused of giving a deadly injection of silicone to a 26-year-old woman to enlarge her buttocks knew the risks, prosecutors said.

Judge again dismisses charges against members of California white supremacist group

In his decision, a judge agreed that the alleged white nationalists were being selectively prosecuted instead of 'far-left extremist groups, such as Antifa.'

Single-payer healthcare is a 'tough, tough sell' as California faces massive budget shortfall

California Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas says he likes the idea of a state-run single-payer healthcare system, but isn't convinced the state can afford it.

Westminster home invasion robbers escape after short police pursuit

The three suspects held a man at gunpoint while they ransacked his bedroom, according to police.

Riverside County pastor arrested on child sexual assault charges

David Helbling, who according to his social media account is a pastor with Assemblies of God USA, was charged with sexual assault of a child.

Mother's boyfriend fatally shoots 3-year-old at Bay Area home, police say

A 3-year-old boy was shot and killed at a Santa Clara residence, officials said. 

Woman accused of shoplifting in San Francisco arrested on plane in Hawaii

A woman accused of shoplifting at SF stores was arrested in Hawaii, police said. 

Heed youth voices to improve school climate

The California Center for School Climate’s Youth Advisory Team provides important insights for schools seeking to better support their students.

U.S. Senate candidates debate for final time in CA primary

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