Latest The Sacramento Bee Stories

2008-08-06 18:00:03

By Niesha Lofing and Christine Vovakes, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 6--Nine people are dead in the crash of a helicopter carrying firefighters, FAA officials reported this afternoon.

2008-08-06 06:00:46

By Peter Hecht, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 6--In the seven years since she was raped by a fellow sailor, Navy veteran Tia Christopher hasn't gone a single night without a sleeping aid. She battles a drinking problem.

2008-08-06 06:00:24

By Hudson Sangree, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 6--Yolo County moved forward Tuesday with its effort to acquire a former military site near Davis and transform it into parkland replete with seasonal vernal pools and habitat for burrowing owls. The U.S.

2008-08-06 00:00:06

By Cathy Locke, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 5--Residents and employees of Rancho Cordova's new neighborhoods and business parks may find peak-hour travel a bit easier come fall. The city is preparing to roll out the first phase of a local transit system by early November.

2008-08-05 12:00:25

By Anita Creamer, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 5--Dressed for computer class registration in a lovely peach-colored pantsuit, Maria Fries peers at the form on her clipboard. At 84, she's the exception to the rule, and God bless her for that.

2008-08-05 09:01:14

By Lakiesha McGhee, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 5--The Loomis Union School District plans to implement the rigorous International Baccalaureate program at a new kindergarten through eighth-grade charter school that will open Aug. 20.

2008-08-05 06:00:29

By Bruce Dancis, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 5--"The Dark Knight" is on a mission of "Titanic" proportions.

2008-08-04 06:00:27

By Rachel Leibrock, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 4--With the candy-floss hair and knock- 'em-out curves, Dolly Parton has made a living off her bawdy, larger-than-life image.

2008-08-04 06:00:04

By Jane Liaw, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 4--When it comes to AIDS, the attention is on Africa and other parts of the world. But the epidemic hasn't disappeared from our backyard. In Sacramento County, an estimated 5,000 people are living with HIV/AIDS.

2008-08-03 06:00:25

By Jane Liaw, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 3--As part of his infectious diseases practice, Dr. Javeed Siddiqui regularly sees Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation prisoners as patients. It's just that he's never in the same room with them.

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