Bruce Simmons describes his long commute on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Simmons drives four days a week from the Central Valley on Highway 152 to Gilroy, where he catches a train to his job in Menlo Park.
While searching for a DNA match for East Area Rapist in Nevada, a DNA match for a Colorado serial killer appeared. Former Sacramento resident Alex Christopher Ewing is believed to have murdered and sexually assaulted several people in 1984.
The Merced County Sheriff's Office eradicates marijuana plants at a house in the 10000 block of Bell Drive in Atwater, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. According to Sgt. Ray Framstad, the illegal operation consisted of over 200 marijuana plants.