A 19-year-old man has been killed and a 17-year-old teenager left seriously injured after a mall shooting in Sacramento on Black Friday. Shots were reported at around 6pm on Friday, and the busy Arden Fair Mall was quickly evacuated. Sacramento mayor Darrell Steinberg tweeted: “We are deeply concerned by the […]
Billionaire investor Jeffrey Gundlach hinted on Twitter he would leave California if local taxes rise for high-earners. The CEO of DoubleLine Capital said in a tweet on Saturday that Elon Musk, comedian Joe Rogan, and political commentator Ben Shapiro are leaving California to “escape incompetent governance.” Taxes are likely to […]
At least 71 people at the Bethany Slavic Missionary Church in Sacramento, California were confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus. After Sacramento County Department of Health Services director Dr. Peter Beilenson announced the outbreak, church officials slammed the figures and his office’s conclusions that the infections came from informal gatherings […]
A confirmed coronavirus patient in California had no travel history in China and no known exposure to anyone infected. It could be the first case of “community spread” in the US. One health official said this should prompt a transition “from trying to contain the disease to more of a […]
A Washington-based company called Pallet makes pop-up homeless shelters that can be assembled in 20 minutes without any tools. Pallet recently assembled two of these shelters outside Sacramento City Hall to demonstrate the concept. From 2017 to 2019, the number of homeless residents in Sacramento County rose by nearly 20%. […]
Uber and Lyft took a major hit in California last month when lawmakers passed Assembly Bill 5, which could dramatically reshape the state’s gig-economy. On Tuesday, a coalition of the companies, as well as drivers and other workers, unveiled a ballot proposal to take their fight to California voters. The […]
An anti-vaccine activist was arrested for interrupting a legislative session in the California statehouse when she allegedly threw a feminine hygiene device that appeared to contain blood from a second-floor balcony. “That’s for the dead babies,” she reportedly yelled as liquid landed on at least five senators. The woman was […]
As San Francisco becomes more expensive and overcrowded, many Bay Area residents have flocked to California’s capital city, Sacramento. In addition to cheaper rents and more spacious real estate, the move could come with an added benefit. Sacramento is considered the most earthquake-proof city in California, a state that could […]
A recent report tracked air pollution levels in cities and countries around the world for 2018. While the United States performs well compared to the worst offenders like India and China, a few US cities still suffer from poor air quality. Major cities in California saw especially high pollution levels […]
A small town in Northern California has sunk more than two feet in the last nine years, according to a recent survey from the California Department of Water Resources. The survey identified nearly 40 areas in the Sacramento Valley where land has started to sink as farmers pump groundwater from […]
An independent autopsy revealed Friday that Sacramento police shot 22-year-old Stephon Clark multiple times in the back and side. The results contradict police’s assertion that Clark was facing the officers when they opened fire. The autopsy revealed that Clark died three to 10 minutes after being struck by the bullets. […]
A string of false 911 calls from an Apple repair facility has for months plagued a city near Sacramento. The calls appear to originate from iPhones being repaired – and at one point, they tied up all six emergency lines for the city of Elk Grove, California. The city has […]
Sacramento Police released video and audio footage on Wednesday of police officers fatally shooting an unarmed black man in his backyard. The suspect, 22-year-old Stephon Clark, was later found to only be holding an iPhone. Police maintain that Clark was guilty of breaking car windows, but his grandmother disagrees, saying […]
Meg Whitman and her husband Griffith Harsh joined a bid to bring Major League Soccer to Sacramento, California. Sacramento is one of four cities from across the country competing for two expansion franchises. It’s a new role for the tech mogul, who is stepping down from her CEO position at […]
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America's infrastructure touches greater than $16 trillion in goods and services every year. But decades of neglect have put America's future at risk. In this special report, Business Insider's Andrew Stern travels by planes, trains, and automobiles to see why our infrastructure is crumbling, and what can be done to fix it.