- Prosecutors in Sacramento are suing their own city over the failure of cleaning up homeless encampments. District Attorney Thien Ho says the growing encampments are a public nuisance and the city needs to act to protect residents and those living in the camps. Mayor Darrell Steinberg, in a written response, says the DA is deflecting responsibility and the lawsuit lacks basic understanding of existing shelter management systems. Click here to read more.
- The City Council is committing more than $4.6 million to keep a navigation shelter for homeless people open. The funding comes from state grants. The so-called "X Street Navigation Center" serves homeless people in Oak Park, Curtis Park, and the Alhambra-Broadway Corridor. Click here to read more.
- PG&E is considering public safety power shutoffs for windy fire weather that would impact more than 4,200 customers across eight counties,including Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Lake, Napa, Shasta, Tehama and Yolo Counties. That also includes two tribal communities, the Grindstone Rancheria and Pit River Tribes. Click here to read more.
- The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors in California is rescinding its proclamation declaring July "American Christian Heritage Month." It follows complaints by residents and the American Civil Liberties Union. Click here to read more.