Latest The Sacramento Bee Stories

2008-08-07 06:00:45

By Jennifer K. Morita, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 7--It wasn't something the volunteers set out to pursue, until divine intervention stirred a generous community. It began with 55 point-and-shoot digital cameras, donated by Hewlett-Packard employees in Roseville.

2008-08-07 06:00:22

By Aurelio Rojas, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 7--An unlikely coalition of environmentalists, builders and local governments announced agreement Wednesday on landmark legislation that would pull state transportation money from projects that contribute to sprawl. The deal -- brokered by Sen.

2008-08-07 06:00:22

By Ed Fletcher, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 7--At 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, a valley oak labeled with spray paint as No. "124" fell to the earth with a mighty thud. It wasn't the first tree to fall, nor was it the last.

2008-08-07 06:00:22

By Cathy Locke, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 7--El Dorado County became the first jurisdiction to endorse a regional fee program to help fund transportation projects in the Highway 50 corridor.

2008-08-07 06:00:12

By Cathy Locke, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 7--El Dorado County officials have decided to make a fresh start in fashioning a plan to manage the county's natural resources.

2008-08-06 18:00:16

By Loretta Kalb, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 6--Residents of the small community of Wilton have collected more than 2,700 signatures in opposition to plans by the neighboring city of Elk Grove to expand southward, residents' spokesman Bill Kutzer said Wednesday night.

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.

Word of the Day
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.