CAL FIRE and the California Army National Guard were among nine state agencies conducting joint water rescue training exercises on Thursday at the Thermalito Afterbay near Afterbay's Larkin Road launch ramp.
A thief ripped off more than $1,200 worth of snowboarding gear and personal information out of two cars parked in a Redding owner's driveway. What the suspect didn't see was the surveillance camera mounted on the home where the cars were parked.
The state Senate leader is backing off a proposal for a so-called carbon tax and instead wants to dedicate billions generated by California's greenhouse gas reduction law to affordable housing, mass transit and high-speed rail.
Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board say they expect their "Go Team" to be in the Northstate for one to two weeks. The team will be gathering facts about the fiery crash between a FedEx Truck and a charter bus carrying prospective college students that left 10 dead and dozens injured.
Investigators spent all Thursday night and the early hours of Friday morning collecting clues that could potentially lead them to a better understanding of the fiery head-on collision that killed 10 people.