McClatchy’s five California publications — The Sacramento Bee, Fresno Bee, Modesto Bee, Merced Sun-Star and SLO Tribune — are joining a collaboration with ProPublica to launch an investigative project into local jails.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai was asked by Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren of San Jose, California, why search results for “idiot” turn up pictures of President Trump. The GOP has accused the tech giant of bias.
Keith Szableswki, from Johnson County, Illinois, shot what might have been the largest buck ever in the U.S. this season, according to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The 51-point buck will be judged and scored officially in July 2019.
A survey found that about 26 percent of Americans thought a “modern” Santa would be gender neutral or female. Others thought Santa would have tattoos and use a flying car. The survey was made by GraphicSpring.
Americans pay more for data than cell phone users in most developed countries, with Germans paying three times less on wireless plans, experts say. A Sprint and T-Mobile merger could make U.S. prices worse.
When U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris was California attorney general, her agency was told about a claim alleging misconduct by one her closest aides, three months before she left. Harris has said she didn’t know until recently.
PG&E asked the California Public Utilities Commission Thursday for a $1.1 billion rate hike, with half the money going for wildfire safety. Utility is being investigated after the Camp Fire in Paradise.
Fresno police Chief Jerry Dyer shared new information Thursday afternoon with The Bee regarding the arrest of Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula on misdemeanor child abuse charges, casting doubt on Arambula’s spanking explanation.
The 25 worst passwords of 2018 list is out, including new bad passwords like “donald” and “princess,” and old favorites like “123456.” The company estimates 1 in 10 people have used at least one of the 25.
Rancho Cordova police and the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department are looking for multiple suspects in the smash-and-grab burglary of a gas station ATM and a similar failed attempt nearby, authorities said Thursday, December 13, 2018.