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Police respond to barricade situation in South Sacramento


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Sacramento police responded to a barricade situation Sunday involving a woman who was armed with a knife according to Sacramento police officer Justin Brown.

Brown said the 4900 block of Toronto Way was blocked off as police responded to an incident involving a woman who was wanted for assault.

According to Brown, the woman's landlord went to her residence and was assaulted in front of the residence. When police arrived she refused to come out.

First 100 guests get free coffee refills for a year at new Corner Bakery Cafe


The first Corner Bakery Cafe that's opening in Sacramento will celebrate its grand opening Monday, March 30, with some big prizes for its first 100 customers.

The first 100 people who come starting at 7 a.m. will receive a commemorative Corner Bakery Cafe travel mug and free daily refills of coffee for one year according to a press release published by Corner Bakery Cafe.

Customers can celebrate at restaurant's location at 2281 Del Paso Road, Suite 150 in the Park Place Shopping Center.

The restaurant will also hold weekly drawings to award lucky guests free grilled panini fir a year, along with free catering according to the press release.

This will be the first Corner Bakery Cafe in Sacramento, with seven additional locations planned for the Sacramento area over the next four years according to the press release.

Dining News: Restauranteur Wonders If There Be Enough Demand for New Downtown Restaurants

Dining News: Restauranteur Wonders If There Be Enough Demand for New Downtown Restaurants

The new Kings arena has caused a building boom downtown, and I can think of 15 planned restaurants, bars or cafes off the top of my head. But if you build it, will they come? Randy Paragary, perhaps Sacramento's most..... Read More

Saint John's - A Place for Hope and Dreams

Saint John's - A Place for Hope and Dreams

Tiffany and Michele Steeb, CEOTiffany has a gorgeous, sunny smile and bright, clear eyes. She is gloriously happy, perhaps for the first time in years...or maybe even her life. She has a roof over her head, her son with her, and a bright future. This is in stark contrast to just six months ago when she and her son were living in her car and she was (and still is) dealing with custody battles with her in-laws. She had been homeless for over a year, living in her car and on friend's couches. Tiffany represents the growing number of homeless families in Sacramento and her happy smile is due to one thing - finding help at Saint John's.
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Free Peet's Javiva with Purchase Thru Monday

Free Peet's Javiva with Purchase Thru Monday

Peet's has introduced Javiva Blended, a new blended iced coffee beverage. The name, which is supposed to invoke "coffee and life" is "the only made-to-order blended iced coffee drinks in the U.S. that is made with fresh brewed coffee," according..... Read More

Cesar Chavez' vision remembered at annual march


Labor and community groups, students and others took part in the 15th Annual Cesar Chavez March in downtown Sacramento on Saturday.

The yearly event commemorates the work and vision on the birthday of the farm labor rights leader. It's also a time to celebrate Hispanic culture and contributions.

Among the issues march participants advocated: a $15.47/hour wage, health care for immigrants, legalization for immigrant workers and ending discrimination.

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Closure on R Street Due to Street Construction

Closure on R Street Due to Street Construction

Friday, March 27, 9 a.m. to Wednesday April 1 to 6 a.m. - 16th and R street intersection closed

The intersection of 16th and R streets will be closed to all traffic, 24 hours a day, beginning Friday morning, March 27, through Wednesday morning, April 1 to safely reconstruct the intersection. Motorists will be required to detour around the intersection, which will be clearly identified by the use of message boards and construction signs. The detour will be S Street to 14th Street then onto Q Street, which will take them back to 16th Street around the project. The complete closure will allow the work to take place over one holiday weekend as opposed to closures for consecutive weekends.