Tag Archives: Cathy Locke

Cameron Park businesswoman announces candidacy for El Dorado County supervisor

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Shiva Frentzen, a Cameron Park Community Services District director, has announced her candidacy for El Dorado County's District 2 supervisor seat to be filled in a September special election. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Carmichael pastor among those arrested in prostitution sting

By blindelof@sacbee.com (Bill Lindelof and Cathy Locke) Two dozen adults – including a Carmichael pastor -- and one minor were arrested Wednesday, accused of prostitution-related offenses, during a Sacramento County Sheriff's Department sting in North Highlands.

John Oselsky

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Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Prostitution sting operation in North Highlands leads to more than two dozen arrests

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Two dozen adults and one minor were arrested Wednesday, accused of prostitution-related offenses, during a Sacramento County Sheriff's Department sting in North Highlands. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Motorcyclists killed in Highway 160 collision was Rio Vista resident

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) A motorcyclist who died Sunday in a collision on Highway160 has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner's Office as Brett William Giltner, 46, of Rio Vista.

Check out our crime blog. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Police seek to identify suspects in recent South Natomas burglaries

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Sacramento police are asking the public's help identifying suspects in several recent burglaries in the South Natomas area.

Suspects in the burglary at Boost Mobile, in the 2300 block of Northgate Boulevard, are shown in a surveillance photo.

Suspect in burglary of Fay Jewelers in the 1500 block of West El Camino ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Teen arraigned on felony charges in Roseville High arson

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Felony charges have been filed against a Roseville High School student accused of burning the graduation stage on the school's football field prior to last week's commencement ceremonies.

Workers clean and repair the area where the graduation stage and a portion of the new stadium turf, including the new school logo, ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Rocklin students arrested in social media scare released; DA weighing charges

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Three Whitney High School students arrested last week in connection with alleged threats of campus violence have been released from custody, and the Placer County District Attorney’s Office is reviewing the case to determine whether criminal charges are warranted. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Citrus Heights police arrest four people in suspected identity theft ring

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) A man found driving a vehicle with a suspended license led Citrus Heights police to arrest four people in a suspected identity theft ring.

Aaron Phillips

James Clark

Gary Flores

Larry Shepard

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Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Elk Grove police seek four suspects in Jimboy’s restaurant robbery

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Elk Grove police are asking the public's help in identifying suspects in Thursday night's armed robbery of a Jimboy's restaurant.

Survillance photos show suspects in the Thursday night (MAY 29) robbery of a Jimboy's restaurant in the 7300 block of Laguna Boulevard.

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Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Governor signs bill allowing Sacramento Metro Fire to provide tax refunds

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District will be allowed to return to property owners $1.3 million in mistakenly collected taxes under an Assembly bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Westbound lane closures scheduled when Fix50 work resumes Tuesday

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Sacramento-area motorists returning to work Tuesday after the Memorial Day weekend are reminded that lane closures will be in effect on westbound Highway 50 as the next phase of the Fix50 project gets under way.

C.C. Myers, left, and his son Clint walk on the W-X freeway where construction crews prepare ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

UPDATE: Officials identify body of fourth boater killed in Folsom Lake crash

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Authorities recovered the body Monday of the fourth man who died in a May 10 speedboat crash on Folsom Lake. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office later identified the body as that of Kenneth Smith, 48. He initially had been identified by state park officials as Jon Smith.

Authorities continue to ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Former CHP employee pleads no contest to misappropriating public funds

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) A non-uniformed California Highway Patrol employee arrested in December following an internal investigation by the agency has pleaded no contest to a felony charge of misappropriation of public funds. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Placerville roundabout foes submit signatures calling for November ballot measure

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke and Bill Lindelof) A group of Placerville residents opposed to traffic circles, or roundabouts, say they have submitted enough signatures to qualify a measure for the November ballot that would require a public vote on construction of all roundabouts proposed in the city. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Yolo, Placer officials warn of employment, phone scams

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Law enforcement officials in Yolo and Placer counties are warning of scams, one involving offers of employment and the other, callers purporting to be utilities collection agents or employees of government agencies. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Police seek witnesses to fatal May 6 hit-and-run in North Sacramento

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Sacramento police investigators are seeking witnesses to the May 6 hit-and-run collision on Del Paso Boulevard in which a 19-year-old motorcyclist died. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

Category: Tuberculosis, TB, TB Testing and Diagnosis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection, Spanish, Español

    

Firefighters to offer CPR instruction in five languages during Saturday open house

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District will offer CPR instruction in five different languages during an open house Saturday in Citrus Heights. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

Category: Tuberculosis, TB, TB Testing and Diagnosis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection, Spanish, Español

    

Grass fire damages three Elk Grove homes

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) The Cosumnes Fire Department reports that three houses were damaged by a grass fire late this afternoon near the Sacramento-Elk Grove border. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

Category: Tuberculosis, TB, TB Testing and Diagnosis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection, Spanish, Español

    

Davis police warn of Internet scam seeking restitution payments

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Davis police are warning of an Internet scam reported in the community that involved a demand for restitution payments. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

Category: Tuberculosis, TB, TB Testing and Diagnosis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection, Spanish, Español

    

Sacramento County man sentenced for attempted murder of girlfriend

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) A man convicted of attempting to murder his girlfriend at her north Sacramento County apartment in 2011 has been sentenced to 32 years to life in prison.

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Source: The Sacramento Bee

Category: Tuberculosis, TB, TB Testing and Diagnosis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection, Spanish, Español

    

Sacramento region places second nationwide in funds raised during Big Day of Giving

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) The Sacramento Region Community Foundation placed second nationwide in funds donated through its Big Day of Giving campaign.

Stacey Powell, right, greets Barkley, the mascot for the Sacramento Tree Foundation, during the Day of Giving event Tuesday at Fremont Park. The goal to raise $1 million by midnight was achieved before ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Woman dragged by vehicle on Freeport Boulevard; driver jailed

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) A woman who got out of her vehicle after it was rear-ended at Freeport Boulevard and Florin Road this afternoon ended up being struck and dragged into the intersection by the other vehicle, which then left the scene, according to the Sacramento Police Department.

A victim of a hit-and-run is helped ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Former Nevada Union High valedictorian found dead on beach near UC Santa Barbara

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) A young woman who was found dead Sunday on a beach near UC Santa Barbara was a 2012 graduate of Nevada Union High School, where she was remembered Monday as a cheerleader, debater and class valedictorian. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Highway 50 in El Dorado Hills to close two hours Sunday for blasting

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Highway 50 in El Dorado Hills will be closed to traffic in both directions for approximately two hours Sunday morning to allow for blasting work.

Detours through El Dorado Hills will be effect from 6 to 8 a.m. Sunday, when Highway 50 is scheduled to close for blasting work as part ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Help sought finding Amador County man missing since Monday

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Amador County sheriff's officials are asking the public's help finding a 79-year-old Pioneer man who was last seen Monday night at a gas station in Placer County.

Warren Alford Hagyard of Pioneer in Amador County, reported missing 4/21/14

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Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Plans for medical office, relocating Citrus Heights city hall move toward hearing stage

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) A controversial proposal to relocate Citrus Heights' city hall to make way for a new medical office building will soon head to city government leaders for a decision.

Artist's rendering of Dignity Health medical office building proposed for construction and Greenbak Lane and Fountain Square Drive, currently the site of Citrus ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

First lawsuit filed in fatal big rig, bus crash near Orland

By rchang@sacbee.com (Richard Chang and Cathy Locke) The first lawsuit stemming from the fatal collision two weeks ago on Interstate 5 between a FedEx truck and a charter bus carrying high school students from Southern California was filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Timely notification of credit card fraud leads to arrests in Auburn

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Auburn police arrested two women Monday night after a man reported that his credit card company had informed him that his credit card was being used to fraudulently purchase merchandise in Auburn.

Erica Patricelanae Dukes

Kamesha Joann Cooper

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Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Davis police report Picnic Day arrests, citations down slightly this year

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Based on preliminary figures, Davis police say the number of arrests and citations issued in conjunction with this year's UC Davis' Picnic Day festivities appear to be down slightly from last year.

A large crowd attended the 100th annual Picnic Day at UC Davis in Davis on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

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Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

CHP helicopter crews help recover drowning victim, rescue rock climber

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Helicopter crews with the California Highway Patrol's Valley Division were kept busy Friday, rescuing a man who had fallen from a cliff in El Dorado County in the morning and helping recover the body of a drowning victim in Nevada County in the afternoon. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

El Dorado sheriff says searches found no evidence of body reportedly spotted in Cascade Lake

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) El Dorado County sheriff's officials say two days of searches by divers and helicopter crews have turned up no evidence of a body that a hiker reported seeing in Cascade Lake near South Lake Tahoe on Wednesday. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Stray crocodile apprehended at Roseville shopping center

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) A Roseville animal control officer was confronted with an unusual stray Wednesday morning when a 4-foot crocodile was found wandering around a Douglas Boulevard shopping center.

Roseville Animal Control Officer John Bennett takes custody of an abandoned crocodile found wandering in a shopping center on Douglas Boulevard.

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Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Crocker Art Museum receives national award for exhibition

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Sacramento's Crocker Art Museum has received a Best Show award for excellence from the International Association of Art Critics-USA for an exhibition that spotlights the interplay of poetry and art in the mid-century Bay Area cultural scene. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Police seek to identify man suspected of accosting woman at Arden Fair

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Sacramento police are asking the public's help in identifying a man suspected of accosting a woman near an Arden Fair parking lot and attempting to steal her car.

Sacramento police seek to identify this man, suspected of accosting a woman near an Arden Fair parking lot.

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Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Rocklin police alert residents to possible mountain lion sightings

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Rocklin police urge residents to be vigilant after several reports that a possible mountain lion was seen in city neighborhoods.

A photo of a mountain lion spotted in tree near a family home in Turlock. In Rocklin, police are urging residents to be vigilant after several reports that a possible mountain ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Citrus Heights police announce arrests in 2013 double homicide, other gang-related shootings

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Citrus Heights police today announced arrests in the fatal gang-related shooting of a man and woman on Birdcage Street in May, as well as several other shootings that have occurred in the Citrus Heights and North Highlands areas in the past year.

Suspects arrested in gang-related shootings

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Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Update: Backcountry snowboarder found alive and well in Nevada County

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) A snowboarder who went missing Monday night during a snowstorm near Castle Peak was alive and well Tuesday after walking his way out of the backcountry, according to Nevada County Sheriff’s Department officials.

A Bay area man was enjoying some back country snowboarding with his father on Monday in an area ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Help sought finding man missing from south Sacramento County care facility

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department seeks the public's help in finding a 70-year-old man reported missing from his board and care facility in south Sacramento County.

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Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

E-cigarettes face restrictions as cities update smoking ordinances

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) The electronic cigarettes flooding the U.S. market don't technically emit smoke, but many cities have decided they're not much different from ordinary cigarettes.

Barry Smith, Electric Cigarette Lounge owner, calls e-cigarettes "miraculous," saying they help smokers get their nicotine fix without the fatal side effects of cigarettes.

An array of electronic cigarettes ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Firefighters rescue stranded man, dog from Fair Oaks Bluffs

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) A man and his dog were rescued Thursday afternoon after they became stranded trying to make their way up the slippery side of the Fair Oaks Bluffs.

Firefighter Brad Dessert of the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District rescues a dog who became stranded with her master on the Fair Oaks Bluffs on ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Four men arrested following investigation of meth sales in West Sacramento

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Four people identified as known street gang members were taken into custody Tuesday morning on arrest warrants served by the West Sacramento Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Safe Streets Task Force. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Coroner’s Office identifies pedestrian killed Sunday in Rancho Cordova collision

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) A 62-year-old woman who died of injuries suffered when she was struck by a vehicle in Rancho Cordova early Sunday has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner's Office as Sofia Sergievich. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Sacramento area governments relax affordable housing policies to attract development

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Jockeying for a share of housing construction as the market rebounds, cities and counties in the Sacramento region are revising their affordable housing requirements to reduce the burden on builders. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Latest storm boosts Sacramento’s seasonal rainfall total to 42 percent of normal

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) We're not out of the drought, but with Friday's storm, the seasonal rainfall total in Sacramento inched up to 42 percent of normal.

Manufacturing Assembly worker Terry Young, 24, of Rialto, Calif., uses a sheet of plastic to protect himself from a downpour Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, as he jumps a ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Flood advisory issued in anticipation of heavy afternoon rainfall

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for the Sacramento region and foothill areas, warning that storms moving through the area this afternoon could produce about a half inch of rainfall in an hour.

Sandbags protect the front porch of Lorenzo Tatones's home on a street considered especially at ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Bee reporting on Dixon movie studio proposal earns business journalism honors

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Sacramento Bee writers Marjie Lundstrom and Sam Stanton have been recognized by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers for their investigative reporting on Carissa Carpenter, who proposed to build a massive movie studio in Dixon despite a 20-year history of failed projects, liens and court judgments.

Carissa Carpenter promised ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Planes rerouted, roads closed during afternoon bomb scare in Yolo County

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Sacramento International Airport rerouted planes to alternate runways and some rural Yolo County roads were closed as a precaution Tuesday afternoon after sheriff's deputies discovered a possible explosive device in a pickup truck. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: What happened to Sacramento man accused of killing wife’s attorney divorce case?

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) There was a family law lawyer by the first name of “Frank” that was gunned down in his downtown Sacramento office sometime between 1996 and 1998. The gunman was later apprehended at his home. Whatever happened to him? ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

El Dorado County agencies receive share of forfeited narcotics proceeds

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) The U.S. Attorney's Office in Sacramento announced Thursday that it has distributed a portion of forfeited narcotics proceeds to the El Dorado County Sheriff's Department and District Attorney's Office. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

El Dorado Irrigation District calls for voluntary 30 percent reduction in water use

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) Citing the severity of the ongoing drought, the El Dorado Irrigation District board decided to skip a Stage 1 water alert and jump to a Stage 2 water warning, calling on customers to voluntarily reduce water use by 30 percent. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Downtown Sacramento hits 79 degrees; record high temperature for January

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) The temperature in downtown Sacramento hit 79 degrees this afternoon, a new record high for the date and for January, said Stefanie Henry, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Crash downs power pole, closes West Sacramento street

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) The West Sacramento Police Department advises motorists that Otis Avenue, between Marshall Road and Bridgeway Lakes Drive, is expected to be closed for several hours after a vehicle crashed into a power pole. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Search of Folsom Lake ends after failing to pinpoint site of 1965 plane crash

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) The search for the wreckage of a plane that crashed into Folsom Lake 49 years ago has been suspended.

Aerial view of Folsom Lake on Thursday, December 26, 2013. Water-use restrictions are about to sweep the Sacramento region, and already have in the city of Sacramento.

A clipping from the Jan. 3, ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

New plea agreement announced in attack on Davis man

By clocke@sacbee.com (Cathy Locke) The Yolo County District Attorney's Office has announced a new plea agreement in the case of Clayton Garzon, who is accused of beating a gay Davis man last year.

Clayton Garzon appears in Yolo Superior Court on Wednesday, where his bail rose to $520,000. ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee