Woman walking in Seal Beach post office parking lot is fatally struck

A woman was struck and killed while walking in a post office parking lot in Seal Beach on Wednesday morning, April 14, police said. At about 11:11 a.m., police responded to a call about a collision between a car and pedestrian at the U.S. Postal Service, 2929 Westminster Avenue. The woman was pronounced dead at…

Healing California offers free dental, vision care to low-income, homeless populations

By Brandon Black, Contributing writer  Their goal is daunting, for the need is vast: delivering free dental and vision care to California’s low-income and homeless populations. Each tooth extraction, each prescription for eyewear, and each referral for medical treatment brings them closer to solving pernicious problems in the statewide crisis. A crisis some view as…

People injured by police would be eligible for crime victim funds under bill by Chino lawmaker

Californians injured by police or family members of those killed in such encounters may qualify for financial compensation from the state crime victims fund under a controversial bill making its way through the state Legislature. Senate Bill 299, by state Sen. Connie Leyva, D-Chino, would allow the injured or families of the dead to receive…

Hiker Captures Moment She Thought She Might Die on Video, Before Search Crews Rescue Her

EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) – A woman and her beloved dog are okay tonight after being rescued from Desolation Wilderness near Lake Tahoe. Search teams found the pair after they lost their way and became stranded in the mountains. Courtney Leasure is from Ohio and had just arrived on a trip to Lake Tahoe to…

Barrage Of Bullets That Hit Stockton Homes Caught On Video

STOCKTON (CBS13) – A barrage of bullets rocked a Stockton neighborhood Wednesday morning, leaving sleeping homeowners terrified. The shooting happened on Colt Drive in the city’s Stonewood neighborhood. Overnight, gunfire left Julio Pequeno’s garage peppered with bullet holes at least 18 shots hitting his garage. Home security video shows a group of people running towards…

Diver Recovers Lost Wedding Ring From American River, Reunites It With Heartbroken Husband

SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — It’s a story about a lost wedding ring and a curious diver who came to the rescue. During a routine swim in the American River, expert diver Karl Bly caught an extra shiny glimpse of a gold ring. Just days later, he was able to track down the heartbroken husband desperate…

Arcadia’s ‘Sour Grapes’ wine fraud con man deported to Indonesia

By ROBERT JABLON LOS ANGELES — A one-time California man who bilked wine collectors out of millions by selling cheaper booze he rebottled in his kitchen has been deported to his native Indonesia, U.S. immigration officials said Tuesday. Rudy Kurniawan, 44, was deported last week on a commercial flight from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to…

Vintage bomber’s Connecticut crash, killing 7 including Long Beach pilot, tied to errors and maintenance

By DAVE COLLINS HARTFORD, Conn. — Pilot error probably caused the 2019 crash of a World War II-era bomber in Connecticut that killed seven people and wounded six others, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report released Tuesday. It also cited inadequate maintenance as a contributing factor. The four-engine, propeller-driven B-17G Flying Fortress…

Sacramento Hires Inspector General To Investigate Police Use-Of-Force Incidents

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – With the topic of police reform back on the national stage, on Tuesday, Sacramento announced the hiring of its first inspector general, who is tasked with investigating use-of-force incidents within the police department. After George Floyd died in Minneapolis police custody, cities across the country lit up in protest. “We have to…

Painful Parallels Between Disappearances Of Kristin Smart And Christie Wilson

PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) – The absence of a body in the disappearance of Kristin Smart — a crucial detail in the case — is drawing comparisons to another high-profile murder that rocked Northern California: Christie Wilson’s. Debbie Boyd spent 15 years without knowing where her daughter’s killer hid her body. Investigators spent more than a…

Lodi Nurse Steps In To Help Deliver Baby At UC Davis Medical Center Parking Garage

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – An Auburn woman has quite the delivery story after she gave birth in a hospital parking garage. There have been plenty of parents-to-be who have pulled into the UC Davis Medical Center’s parking garage. One of them being Madison Fritter on St. Patrick’s Day. “It was about 1:30 a.m. and I woke…

Protesters In Downtown Sacramento Calling For Justice In Wake Of Daunte Wright’s Death

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Protesters are marching through downtown Sacramento, speaking out against the killing of Daunte Wright. Police say that protesters have moved objects into their path to prevent them from following. There are reports of vandalism to a bus stop and some people have reportedly taken poles from a construction site. Officers are monitoring…

‘Pokemon Go’: Breaking down the best catches for Sustainability Week

Niantic usually does something special around Earth Day, and with “Pokemon Go,” the company is doing it again with Sustainability Week. Running from 10 a.m. April 20 to 8 p.m. April 25., the celebration rewards players who take part in the Niantic Sustainability Campaign in the real world. The program works across all Niantic games…

2 weeks after mass shooting in Orange, medical state of accused shooter has stalled court proceedings

Two weeks after a mass shooting claimed the lives of four people at an Orange mobile home sales office, the court case against the alleged shooter has yet to inch forward, with criminal proceedings slowed to a halt by his medical condition. With Aminadab Gaxiola Gonzalez reportedly having issues communicating with his own attorneys, his…

SF doctors on mission to regain community trust in vaccines after J&J pause

After reports surfaced that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine may cause rare but potentially dangerous blood clots, doctors are now highly concerned about vaccine hesitancy in communities of color, where it was already difficult to gain trust. Top Featured Tags: – California NewsPress Release Distribution Service

11% Of Dry Creek School District Students Opt For Distance Learning

ROSEVILLE (CBS13) – It’s back to school full time this week for multiple districts in our region. For the first time in over a year, students at Silverado Middle School are getting a taste of what school used to be like.  On Monday, Students enjoyed lunch with friends now that Dry Creek Joint Elementary School…

Review: ‘Outriders’ a surprising loot shooter that has darker moments

Shooters don’t usually handle touchy subjects. They’re usually bubblegum blockbusters with explosive set pieces and larger-than-life heroes. “Outriders” seems that way on the surface. As the last of the titular troopers, players find themselves as a pioneer on the planet Enoch. Humanity has destroyed Earth and a colony ship has traveled 80 years to the…

San Francisco’s 4/20 celebrations at Hippie Hill canceled for 2nd year in a row

Mayor London Breed says she’s hopeful that people will abide by the order, like they did last year. Top Featured Tags: – California NewsPress Release Distribution Service

San Jose flooring company owner charged with wage theft

SAN JOSE – A San Jose flooring company owner has been charged with failing to pay nearly $1 million in overtime wages to employees, the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office said. Martin Helda, 33, is facing 20 felony counts of workers compensation premium fraud, Employment Development Department fraud and wage theft, prosecutors said in…

Loomis Wildlife Rescue Helps Rehabilitate Hundreds Of Orphaned Fawns Each Year

LOOMIS (CBS13) — Fawns are a sign of spring – and nobody knows that more than one Placer County wildlife rescuer. Diane Nicholas, the founder of Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue, is a new momma every year. “I ran to a goat rancher friend of mine who saves colostrum and he gave us some,” Nicholas said.…

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Vaccine site volunteers treated to Dodger Dogs, caps and visit from Manny Mota

After toiling away for weeks at the sprawling Dodger Stadium coronavirus vaccine clinic, volunteers got a tastes of some Blue Crew hospitality. LAFD Captain Ryan Kendall picks up a signed Dodger cap from former Dodger All-star Manny Mota as he signs hats for those working the COVID-19 vaccine site at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles…

Texas Bluebonnets 101: Where to find the best spots for the state flower!

Jealous of all the amazing bluebonnet photos you’re seeing on social media? We have the best spots to find the beautiful flowers! Top Featured Tags: – California NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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