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Driver stranded after connected rental car can’t call home (ars technica)

Enlarge / One of GIG Car Share's Toyota Priuses on a street in Berkley, California. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Over the weekend, a trip to the Californian boonies by Guardian journalist Kari Paul turned into a cautionary tale about the perils of the connected car and the Internet of Things. Paul had rented a car through a local car-sharing service called GIG Car Share, which offers a fleet of hybrid Toyota Priuses and electric Chevrolet Bolt EVs in the Bay Area and Sacramento...
Tags: News, California, Sacramento, Washington Dc, Oakland, Seattle, Daimler, Bay Area, PAUL, Berkley California, Jonathan M Gitlin, Kari Paul, Smith Collection Gado Getty


Water Main Out At CDCR Building In Sacramento; Employees Permitted To Go Home Early

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Some Employees at the State Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in downtown Sacramento (CDCR) had to leave work early Tuesday after water was shut off to their building. The building, which houses administrative offices, is at 1515 S Street. At around 12:30 p.m., employees were allowed to go home because of a non-functioning water main, according to CDCR spokesperson Dana Simas. Simas did not explain the cause of the water main outage. Employees are being told to re...
Tags: News, Local, Sacramento, state Department of Corrections, CDCR, Sacramento News, Sacramento CDCR, Dana Simas Simas


PG&E Banking On Big Profits After Utility Leaves Bankruptcy

SACRAMENTO (AP) – Pacific Gas and Electric says it expects to become more profitable than ever after it emerges from bankruptcy and pays off more than $25 billion in losses sustained in catastrophic wildfires ignited by its outdated equipment. The nation’s largest utility shared its rosy outlook on Tuesday, along with its sobering results for 2019. PG&E wound up losing $7.6 billion last year, widening from its previous record loss of $6.8 billion in 2018. Last year’s loss included a $3.6 billion...
Tags: News, California, California News, Sacramento, San Francisco, Gavin Newsom, Democratic, Newsom, Pacific Gas and Electric Co, PG E, AP Pacific Gas and Electric


Sacramento Considering Ban On Leaf Blowers During Bad Air Days

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – City of Sacramento leaders will be considering a ban on the use of gas-powered leaf blowers when the air quality index exceeds moderate levels. On average, officials say that happens about 34 times a year. Several regulations on leaf blowers have already been passed in recent years. Sacramento residents can’t use gas-powered leaf blowers before 10 a.m. on Sunday. Loud leaf blowers need to be used at least 50-feet away from homes, too. However, city officials will now be look...
Tags: News, California, Local, Sacramento, Air Quality, Sacramento News


Group Of 1st Coronavirus Evacuees Quarantined At Travis AFB Head Home

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Some Americans that have been quarantined at Travis Air Force Base due to the coronavirus outbreak are now headed home. A group of those evacuees were bused to the Sacramento International Airport on Tuesday morning. They are among more than 170 evacuees who arrived at Travis AFB on Feb. 5. RELATED: Officials Say 14 Coronavirus Cases From Cruise Didn’t Show Signs Of Virus Before Boarding Planes To US The people released on Tuesday were evacuated from the Wuhan region of Chin...
Tags: Japan, News, China, US, Local, Sacramento, Nebraska, Wuhan, Sacramento International Airport, Travis Air Force Base, Travis AFB, Coronavirus, Travis AFB Head Home


Ozzy Osbourne Cancels North American Tour, Including Rescheduled Sacramento Date

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Legendary rocker Ozzy Osbourne has canceled the North American leg of his “No More Tours 2” tour as he recovers from health issues. Osbourne revealed last month that he is battling Parkinson’s disease. On Tuesday, the 71-year-old released a statement thanking fans for being patient. “I’m so thankful that everyone has been patient because I’ve had a s*** year,” Osbourne said in a statement. “Unfortunately, I won’t be able to get to Switzerland for treatment until April and th...
Tags: News, Local, Sacramento, Ozzy Osbourne, Switzerland, Osbourne, Sacramento News


Pedestrian Taken To Hospital After Driver Struck Them In South Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A pedestrian has been taken to the hospital after they were struck by a car in south Sacramento early Tuesday morning. The incident happened at the intersection of Franklin Boulevard and 47th Avenue. Appears a pedestrian was stuck by car on 47th Ave West of Franklin Blvd. Person transported to hospital ⁦@GoodDaySac⁩ ⁦@CBSSacramento⁩ ⁦@DinaKupfer⁩ ⁦@allyaredas⁩ ⁦@GDSTracyKetchum⁩ ⁦@GoodDayTraffic⁩ pic.twitter.com/9laLnIBOxq — DG (@CameraGuyDave1) February 18, 2020 Exactly...
Tags: News, Local, Sacramento, South Sacramento, Franklin Boulevard, Sacramento News, Franklin Blvd Person


‘I Can’t Believe It’: Two Horses Shot With Pellet Guns At Sacramento County’s Gibson Ranch

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento County Park Rangers are investigating after two horses were shot with pellet guns at Gibson Ranch. Gibson Ranch is a serene setting for horseback riding and an escape from the city. The calm came to a quick end when a pair of horses here were each hit with the gunshots. Sweetie was hit in the hindquarters five times and Daytona was hit in the chest twice. Both were checked out by vets and are okay now. Zack Leyden owns the horses and is the CEO of Trail Brothers ...
Tags: Crime, News, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Sacramento County, Rangers, Daytona, Sweetie, Leyden, Park Rangers, Gibson Ranch, Sacramento County Park Rangers, Sacramento County Park, Gibson Ranch Gibson Ranch


Two Horses Shot At Sacramento County’s Gibson Ranch

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento County Park Rangers are investigating after two horses were shot with pellet guns at Gibson Ranch. Gibson Ranch is a serene setting for horseback riding and an escape from the city. The calm came to a quick end when a pair of horses here were each hit with the gunshots. Sweetie was hit in the hindquarters five times and Daytona was hit in the chest twice. Both were checked out by vets and are okay now. Zack Leyden owns the horses and is the CEO of Trail Brothers ...
Tags: Crime, News, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Sacramento County, Rangers, Daytona, Sweetie, Leyden, Park Rangers, Gibson Ranch, Sacramento County Park Rangers, Sacramento County Park, Gibson Ranch Gibson Ranch


Vandals Take Crowbar To Beloved BBQ Joint’s Windows

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — D’s Smokin Pit, a family-run barbeque joint slinging smoked meats to the masses, fell victim to vandalism on Valentine’s Day. The attacker used a crowbar to smash open the bbq spot’s windows, leaving behind broken glass and thousands of dollars worth of damages. Owner Daryl Collins is known for his family environment and his work with the community. He opened the restaurant five years ago and says it’s been attacked six times including vandalism, break-ins, and theft. Coll...
Tags: News, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Sacramento Police Department, Collins, Scott, Daryl, Sam Scott, Sacramento News, Daryl Collins


Vandals Takes Crowbar To Beloved BBQ Joint’s Windows

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — D’s Smokin Pit, a family-run barbeque joint slinging smoked meats to the masses, fell victim to vandalism on Valentine’s Day. The attacker used a crowbar to smash open the bbq spot’s windows, leaving behind broken glass and thousands of dollars worth of damages. Owner Daryl Collins is known for his family environment and his work with the community. He opened the restaurant five years ago and says it’s been attacked six times including vandalism, break-ins, and theft. Coll...
Tags: News, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Sacramento Police Department, Collins, Scott, Daryl, Sam Scott, Sacramento News, Daryl Collins


Crews Quickly Knock Down Flames At Carmichael Home

CARMICHAEL (CBS13) — Investigators are working to figure out what caused a house fire in Carmichael on Monday. Crews quickly knocked down the flames on the 5400 block of Shelley Way. pic.twitter.com/4hNo6ZIhW8 — Metro Fire of Sacramento (@metrofirepio) February 18, 2020 No one was hurt in the blaze.
Tags: News, Local, Sacramento, Carmichael, Carmichael News, Carmichael Home, Shelley Way


Officials Say 14 Coronavirus Cases From Cruise Didn’t Show Signs Of Virus Before Boarding Planes To US

FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — Officials from the U.S. State Department held a conference call for reporters on Monday morning to address the 14 confirmed coronavirus cases that were initially transported to Travis and Lackland Air Force Bases late Sunday night and early Monday morning. Department officials said that the passengers that boarded the two chartered flights by the State Department were Americans looking to leave the quarantine on the Diamond Princess cruise ship that was docked in Japan. More ...
Tags: Japan, News, China, US, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Fairfield, State Department, Smith, U S State Department, Department, Locke, Travis, Blumberg


Man Known To Frequent Sacramento Area Allegedly Held Woman, 25, Against Her Will

SUSANVILLE (CBS13) – Authorities are asking people to be on the lookout for a Lassen County man who allegedly kidnapped a woman. The Lassen County Sheriff’s Office says 41-year-old Maitland Carpenter left a home in Susanville on Monday morning with another man and 25-year-old Dorothie Janaybean Crosby. The kidnapping suspect, Maitland Carpenter. (Credit: Lassen County Sheriff) Carpenter was allegedly holding Crosby against her will, deputies say. Deputies located Crosby safely Monday night in ...
Tags: News, Local, Sacramento, Reno, Kidnapping, Crosby, Lassen County, Carpenter, Susanville, Sacramento News, Lassen County Sheriff 's Office, Maitland Carpenter, Hyundai Santa Fe California


Female Struck By Falling Tree Branch On Sac State Campus

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A woman was injured by a falling tree branch on Sacramento State’s campus Monday afternoon, Sacramento Fire said. According to the fire department, the female was hit on her head by a tree branch just before 3 p.m. on Monday. The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The incident happened outside of Riverside Hall. Paramedics arrived on scene and took the person. pic.twitter.com/AVEGFO3AaJ — Maddie Beck (@madeleinebeck_) February 17, 2020 ...
Tags: News, Local, Sacramento, Sacramento State, Sacramento Fire, Sac State Campus, Riverside Hall Paramedics, Maddie Beck


Man Known To Frequent Sacramento Area Allegedly Holding Woman, 25, Against Her Will

SUSANVILLE (CBS13) – Authorities are asking people to be on the lookout for a Lassen County man who allegedly kidnapped a woman. The Lassen County Sheriff’s Office says 41-year-old Maitland Carpenter left a home in Susanville on Monday morning with another man and 25-year-old Dorothie Janaybean Crosby. The kidnapping suspect, Maitland Carpenter. (Credit: Lassen County Sheriff) Carpenter is allegedly holding Crosby against her will, deputies say. They were last seen in Susanville, but deputies ...
Tags: News, Local, Sacramento, Reno, Kidnapping, Crosby, Lassen County, Carpenter, Susanville, Sacramento News, Lassen County Sheriff 's Office, Maitland Carpenter


14 Passengers On US charter Flights Evacuating Cruise Ship Test Positive For Coronavirus

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE (CBS13/CNN) – Fourteen people who were evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship and flown back to the United States on charter flights tested positive for novel coronavirus, according to a joint statement from the US Departments of State and Health and Human Services. The passengers are among the more than 300 people removed from the ship, which is docked off the Japanese port city of Yokohama, Sunday night and flown to military bases in the United States. US officia...
Tags: Japan, News, US, Local, Sacramento, United States, Smith, Wuhan, HHS, San Antonio Texas, United States US, Yokohama, Travis Air Force Base, Joint Base San Antonio Lackland, Fairfield California, Matthew Smith


New Wave Of Evacuees From Japan Arrive At Travis AFB

FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — The United States chartered plane carrying Americans who were quarantined on a cruise ship in Japan has landed at Travis Air Force Base on Sunday night. The U.S. State Department said 14 passengers on the flight to the US tested positive for the new virus during the evaluation process before takeoff. The Department of State said in a press release that after consultation with the Department of Health and Human Services, a decision was made to allow those 14 individuals to rem...
Tags: Facebook, Japan, Texas, News, Cdc, US, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, United States, Fairfield, Smith, Wuhan, U S State Department, HHS, Department of Health and Human Services


Northern California Safeway Workers Threaten Strike Over Wages And Hours

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Approximately 14,000 union workers at Safeway stores across northern California are threatening to go on strike. The workers’ union has canceled its contract with the chain, demanding higher wages and more full-time opportunities for its employees. The union needs permission from their international counter-part for an official strike. In the meantime, the workers will stage informational pickets.
Tags: News, California, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Safeway, Northern California News, Northern California Safeway


New Wave Of Evacuees From Japan Arriving At Travis AFB

FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — The United States chartered plane carrying Americans who were quarantined on a cruise ship in Japan is on its way to California and is expected to arrive at Travis Air Force Base close to 11 p.m. on Sunday night, officials said. The CDC said that all travelers from Japan were screened for the novel coronavirus once they planned on getting off of the Diamond Princess ship and again prior to getting on the plane headed for the US. The CDC also told CBS13 that passengers are bei...
Tags: Facebook, Japan, Texas, News, California, Cdc, US, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, United States, Fairfield, Smith, Wuhan, HHS, Lackland Air Force Base


California to Apologize for Internment of Japanese Americans in World War II

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — Les Ouchida was born an American just outside California’s capital city, but his citizenship mattered little after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and the United States declared war. Based solely on their Japanese ancestry, the 5-year-old and his family were taken from their home in 1942 and imprisoned far away in Arkansas. They were among 120,000 Japanese Americans held at 10 internment camps during World War II, their only fault being “we had the wrong last names and wron...
Tags: Japan, News, California, Oregon, Uncategorized, Sacramento, Los Angeles, United States, Arkansas, Arizona, Pearl Harbor, Sierra Nevada, Legislature, Franklin D Roosevelt, Manhattan Beach, Sacramento Calif


Pilot Lands Plane Safely At SMF After Losing Power Midair

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A plane landed safely at Sacramento International Airport after losing power on Saturday. Video from inside the plane, sent to us from a passenger onboard, shows moments after the pilot was able to safely land the plane just outside the airport. My flight this morning lost all electrical power headed into SMF and the pilot manually landed the plane away from the airport. We hit the ground so hard the cockpit door burst open. I assume the fire trucks were there in case he co...
Tags: News, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Sacramento International Airport, Alex Caruso, Sacramento News


Jones Jr., Adebayo, Hield winners at epic All-Star Saturday

Derrick Jones Jr. finally got his long-awaited dunk contest title as an exclamation point to an scintillating All-Star Saturday Night, both for him and the Miami Heat. Jones and Gordon needed a dunk-off to decide a winner, Jones prevailing 48-47 in the one that determined who left with the trophy. Miami's Bam Adebayo won the skills title as well, and Sacramento's Buddy Hield took the 3-point crown.
Tags: News, Sacramento, Basketball, Miami, Jones, Gordon, Buddy Hield, Bam Adebayo, Derrick Jones Jr, Jones Jr Adebayo Hield, Miami Heat Jones


The Latest: Sacramento's Hield wins 3-Point Contest

Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield made a late surge to win the NBA 3-Point Contest. Hield nailed a two-point money ball from the corner to finish with 27 points, edging Phoenix Suns All-Star Devin Booker by one in the final round. Hield is one of the few bright spots for struggling Sacramento, averaging 20.4 points while shooting about 39 percent from 3-point range.
Tags: News, Sacramento Kings, Sacramento, Nba, Toronto Raptors, Buddy Hield, Hield, Point Contest Hield, Phoenix Suns All Star Devin Booker


Presidential Primary Fever Getting Underway With Buttigieg Town Hall In Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — California will play a huge role in who could take the White House. The 494 delegates up for grabs could determine who faces off against President Trump. Super Tuesday is right around the corner, and that means candidates are spending big bucks to deliver their message. On Friday, Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg made his pitch to voters during a town hall in Cesar Chavez Plaza. “I now stand before you, at the head of an unlikely campaign, leading in the race f...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, California, White House, New York City, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, New Hampshire, Iowa, Turlock, Nevada, Michael Bloomberg, Bernie Sanders


Police Say Stolen ‘Magic Cards’ Was An Inside Job

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Kayla Bridges was home alone just a few weeks ago when she heard someone break into her apartment. She hid in her closet and waited for the thief to leave. When she emerged, she realized part of her valuable “Magic Cards” collection was gone. She says the decks that were stolen are worth thousands. Bridges plays “Magic Cards” professionally all around the country and is known throughout the card-playing community. Police say that’s why this crime was most likely committed by...
Tags: News, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Sacramento News, Kayla Bridges


Inmate Firefighters’ Criminal Records Could Be Expunged After Release

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — California inmate firefighters could have their criminal records wiped clean under a proposed law introduced this week. AB 2147, introduced by Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernadino) on Monday, would speed-up the expungement process for inmates who successfully worked as inmate hand crews, assisting with the suppression of California wildfires. Currently, former inmates can apply for their criminal records to be expunged after finishing parole. Still, those inmat...
Tags: News, California, Local, California News, Sacramento, California Legislature, San Bernadino, California wildfires, Inmate Firefighers, Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes


24 Cars Impounded, 70 Citations Issued In One Night After Stockton Sideshows In Lowe’s Parking Lot

STOCKTON (CBS13) — Street racing, burnouts, and donuts all in the middle of a Lowe’s parking lot. Dozens of cars were impounded after the illegal sideshows overnight. (Credit: Stockton Police Department) Stockton Police broke up a huge illegal sideshow that put shoppers in danger Thursday evening. Stockton Police said people have lost their lives participating in these illegal sideshows, which involve driving and racing that could get out of hand. Officers cracked down Thursday evening at Low...
Tags: News, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Stockton, Stockton Police, Lowe, Lilly, Rosemary McFadden, Stockton News, Cars Impounded, Roseville Hospital Lot, Stockton Police Department Stockton Police, Randy Lilly


US Prosecutors End Old Terror Case Against Lodi Man After Judge Overturned Conviction

SACRAMENTO (AP) – Federal prosecutors in California on Friday ended what once was among the nation’s highest profile anti-terrorism cases, after a judge earlier overturned the conviction that grew from conspiracy allegations in the wake of the 2001 terrorist attacks. Hamid Hayat, a cherry picker from the community of Lodi in the Central Valley agricultural heartland, was freed in August after spending more than 14 years in prison. That was more than half his sentence on charges of providing mate...
Tags: News, California, Office, US, Local, Sacramento, Fbi, United States, Pakistan, Lodi, Central Valley, Hamid, AP Federal, Hayat, Hamid Hayat, Lodi News


‘Waves’ Star Taylor Russell to Make Directorial Debut With Documentary Short

Taylor Russell is going behind the camera. The star of “Waves” and Netflix’s “Lost in Space” is making her directing debut with “The Heart Still Hums,” a documentary short that she co-directed with her best friend, Savanah Leaf. “It’s about women in Sacramento who are pregnant or young mothers who don’t have a lot of […]
Tags: News, Sacramento, Netflix, Waves, Trey Edward Shults, Taylor Russell, Savanah Leaf, The Heart Still Hums



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