• Hot days ahead By KCRA   -   Aug 14, 2020

    HOT DAYS AHEAD

    Saturday will be mostly sunny with a high of 109. Sunday will have a few clouds with a high of 107.

  • Postal Service warning states it may not be able to deliver ballots in time based on current election rules By KCRA   -   Aug 14, 2020

    POSTAL SERVICE WARNING STATES IT MAY NOT BE ABLE TO DELIVER BALLOTS IN TIME BASED ON CURRENT ELECTION RULES

    The U.S. Postal Service is warning states that voters risk not getting their ballots back to election offices in time because of lags...

    U.S., Election
  • Democrats tested in first party convention of pandemic era By KCRA   -   Aug 14, 2020

    DEMOCRATS TESTED IN FIRST PARTY CONVENTION OF PANDEMIC ERA

    There will be no physical gathering place, no cheering audience, no balloons. The program will consist instead of a series of online...

    Democrats
  • Tahoe residents fed up with tourists' trash plan rallies By KCRA   -   Aug 14, 2020

    TAHOE RESIDENTS FED UP WITH TOURISTS' TRASH PLAN RALLIES

    Drivers heading to Lake Tahoe Friday will encounter "Roundabout Rallies"

  • Back-to-school party invite on social media leads to health concerns By KCRA   -   Aug 14, 2020

    BACK-TO-SCHOOL PARTY INVITE ON SOCIAL MEDIA LEADS TO HEALTH CONCERNS

    An invitation for a back-to-school celebration at a Roseville park is spreading through social media and leading to a message of concern...

    Health
  • Record hot temperatures forecast for Northern California By KCRA   -   Aug 14, 2020

    RECORD HOT TEMPERATURES FORECAST FOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

    KCRA 3 Weather meteorologist Dirk Verdoorn looks at the record breaking forecast for Northern California and how long this heat will...

  • Lawmakers in negotiations as deadline for eviction moratorium looms By KCRA   -   Aug 14, 2020

    LAWMAKERS IN NEGOTIATIONS AS DEADLINE FOR EVICTION MORATORIUM LOOMS

    The pressure is now on lawmakers to come up with new protections for millions of California renters facing eviction, and landlords...

  • Q&A: Tips for faster, more reliable internet By KCRA   -   Aug 14, 2020

    Q&A: TIPS FOR FASTER, MORE RELIABLE INTERNET

    As families are forced to do everything from home, including working and learning, reliable access to the internet is critical.

  • San Juan Unified students face technical difficulties on first day of school By KCRA   -   Aug 14, 2020

    SAN JUAN UNIFIED STUDENTS FACE TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES ON FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

    Thursday was the first day back to school for tens of thousands of kids in Sacramento County's San Juan Unified School District, but...

  • Visitors beware: Rental scam sees uptick in Lake Tahoe area By KCRA   -   Aug 14, 2020

    VISITORS BEWARE: RENTAL SCAM SEES UPTICK IN LAKE TAHOE AREA

    If you're planning a last-minute escape from the heat and are looking for a place to rent in Lake Tahoe, beware of a common short-term...

  • Hear from the Lodi officer who rescued the man stuck on train tracks By KCRA   -   Aug 14, 2020

    HEAR FROM THE LODI OFFICER WHO RESCUED THE MAN STUCK ON TRAIN TRACKS

    A man was rescued Wednesday by a Lodi police officer after his wheelchair got stuck on some train tracks.

  • Elk Grove PD seeks help locating missing 13-year-old boy By KCRA   -   Aug 14, 2020

    ELK GROVE PD SEEKS HELP LOCATING MISSING 13-YEAR-OLD BOY

    The Elk Grove Police Department is asking for the public's help locating a missing 13-year-old boy.

  • Families of inmates protest COVID-19 cases across CA prisons By KCRA   -   Aug 14, 2020

    FAMILIES OF INMATES PROTEST COVID-19 CASES ACROSS CA PRISONS

    To date, 53 inmates have died due to COVID-19 statewide

  • PG&E says it's making improvements to reduce power shutoffs By KCRA   -   Aug 14, 2020

    PG&E SAYS IT'S MAKING IMPROVEMENTS TO REDUCE POWER SHUTOFFS

    It's nearly harvest time at Apple Hill - and with triple digits in the forecast - growers in El Dorado County are concerned about potential...

  • LIST: Here are some cooling centers opening in the Sacramento area By KCRA   -   Aug 14, 2020

    LIST: HERE ARE SOME COOLING CENTERS OPENING IN THE SACRAMENTO AREA

    As the weather heats up in the Sacramento area, it may be harder to find a cooling center due to COVID-19 restrictions.

  • Sac State reports 21 COVID-19 cases among students, faculty, staff By KCRA   -   Aug 14, 2020

    SAC STATE REPORTS 21 COVID-19 CASES AMONG STUDENTS, FACULTY, STAFF

    Twenty-one students, faculty and staff from Sacramento State have tested positive for COVID-19, according to university president Robert...

  • Californians asked to conserve energy on Friday due to heat By KCRA   -   Aug 14, 2020

    CALIFORNIANS ASKED TO CONSERVE ENERGY ON FRIDAY DUE TO HEAT

    Californians are asked to voluntarily conserve electricity from 3 p.m. - 10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14 due to excessive heat.

  • Explore Outdoors: This Colfax trail has creek crossings, mining caves and vista views By KCRA   -   Aug 13, 2020

    EXPLORE OUTDOORS: THIS COLFAX TRAIL HAS CREEK CROSSINGS, MINING CAVES AND VISTA VIEWS

    The trail was originally built as an old toll road. After 1895, the road all but disappeared until a Sacramento boy scout remapped...

  • PD: Man killed in Sacramento hit-and-run crash By KCRA   -   Aug 13, 2020

    PD: MAN KILLED IN SACRAMENTO HIT-AND-RUN CRASH

    A man was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Sacramento on Thursday, according to police.

    Running
  • How to balance your kids' screen time and learning By KCRA   -   Aug 13, 2020

    HOW TO BALANCE YOUR KIDS' SCREEN TIME AND LEARNING

    Here are some tips on how to keep your kids focused on schooling.