Caution: Explicit language. An anonymous reader shared video from the unfolding scene near the California Capitol building in Sacramento on Monday, April 18, 2016. The voice is that of the man in the silver Mazda blocking L Street. The car was covered in writing and had something attached to the fuel inlet. Police closed the street and evacuated nearby buildings while they negotiated with the man.
Ted Cruz, launching his presidential campaign into a state whose late-arriving primary could prove decisive for the first time in decades, on Monday, April 11, 2016 claimed momentum from recent victories in Wisconsin and Colorado and yoked himself to the legacy of Ronald Reagan, the former president and California governor idolized by conservatives.
Residents of a Fair Oaks cul-de-sac say a burly mail carrier clubbed and stabbed a wild turkey to death in an unprovoked attack and threatened a resident who told him to stop. The Postal Service says it's investigating the report.
A large fire broke out west of downtown Merced on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, killing a family pet and displacing four people. The fire reported at about 4:40 p.m. in the 1100 block of West 19th Street, at the intersection with R Street, Merced Fire Capt. Nathan Frankhauser said. Here's a look from the point of view of the fire crews.
During the weekend, the Los Banos Police Department took several vandalism reports in areas around the city, police said on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. The suspect was captured on a video surveillance system as he committed the vandalism, police said. If you can identify him, police ask you to call the police department at 209-827-7070.