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Arrest Made in Wildfire

September 18, 2014 10:39 pm

A raging wildfire in Northern California was purposely sparked, setting off a blaze now threatening 12,000 homes and costing around $5 million a day to fight, fire officials alleged Thursday afternoon. Police charged a 37-year-old man with “willfully and maliciously” causing the blaze known as the King Fire, according to a criminal complaint filed in […]

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New Domestic Violence Charge Leveled In 49er Ray McDonald Case

September 18, 2014 10:31 pm

SAN JOSE — Three months before San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald’s August arrest on suspicion of domestic violence, police responded to his home after a woman allegedly grabbed a gun in an argument with her fiancé, according to a police report released Thursday. The May 25 report does not name either McDonald or the woman, […]

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Salinas Ranked #2 in Least Educated Cities in America

September 18, 2014 12:58 pm

SALINAS, CA- In a recent listing of the Most and Least Educated Cities in America, Salinas came in at second for the Least Educated Cities within America. In order to calculate this ranking, WalletHub looked at the 150 largest metros in the U.S. and ranked them according to different metrics, a total of nine different […]

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Barry Bonds Appeals Conviction

September 18, 2014 11:03 am

Former San Francisco Giant and home-run king Barry Bonds likely has two hopes for establishing his legacy — removing the taint of a felony conviction and gaining entry into baseball’s Hall of Fame. As one of the superstars most tarred by his sport’s steroids era, Bonds may face serious obstacles to a trip to Cooperstown. […]

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Governor Brown Declares State of Emergency in Siskiyou and El Dorado Counties

September 18, 2014 10:59 am

Sacramento, Ca – California Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency for two Northern California counties overwhelmed by wildfires that have burned tens of thousands of acres and hundreds of homes. The emergency declarations cover El Dorado and Siskiyou counties, which have been ravaged by the King and Boles fires, respectively.

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Man Attempts Suicide by Cop

September 18, 2014 10:50 am

SALINAS, CA- Last night at 12:08am, the Salinas Police Department received a call regarding a man who was in possession of a firearm in the parking lot of Foods Co. The caller, a cab driver who was just on break, said the man walked up to his car and asked if he could call the […]

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Another NFL Player Accused of Domestic Violence

September 17, 2014 10:10 pm

Arizona Cardinals backup running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested in connection with domestic abuse allegations, Phoenix police said Wednesday night. The Cardinals deactivated Dwyer after news of the arrest, according to a news release from the team.

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Another NFL Player Accused of Domestic Violence

September 17, 2014 10:10 pm

Arizona Cardinals backup running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested in connection with domestic abuse allegations, Phoenix police said Wednesday night. The Cardinals deactivated Dwyer after news of the arrest, according to a news release from the team.

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California Fires

September 17, 2014 10:07 pm

Wildfires continue to besiege drought-dried Northern California, where firefighters battled the worst conflagration — the rapidly expanding King fire — into the morning as the blaze threatened to jump U.S. Route 50 and burn into a community on the other side of the highway. The King fire, in a forested area east of Sacramento, spread […]

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California Fires

September 17, 2014 10:07 pm

Wildfires continue to besiege drought-dried Northern California, where firefighters battled the worst conflagration — the rapidly expanding King fire — into the morning as the blaze threatened to jump U.S. Route 50 and burn into a community on the other side of the highway. The King fire, in a forested area east of Sacramento, spread […]

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