A Placer County Sheriff's deputy -- a K9 handler himself -- and an off-duty CHP officer came to the rescue of a frightened dog whose foray into I-80 traffic resulted in the animal being hit. The dog is okay, thanks to the efforts seen in this video.
Staff at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens struggled to keep one of the zoo’s baby aardvarks on the weighing scales on Wednesday, January 17. A clip shared to the zoo’s YouTube account shows a staff member trying to weigh three-week-old aardvark Winsol, who does his best to try and escape the scales and the hands of the zoo worker. “How hard is it to weigh a three-week-old baby Aardvark? Winsol, the 3-week old baby aardvark is being closely watched by the zoo’s care team as he spends most of his time with his mom Al,” the video caption reveals.
Rock & Brews, a rock’n’roll-themed casual dining chain and the most recent business venture of Kiss frontmen Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, will open Monday in Vacaville, becoming the chain’s first Northern California location.
Approximately 20,000 people march down Land Park Drive as they head toward downtown on the birthday of the late Martin Luther King Jr to honor his life, work and dedication to equality and freedom for all people on Monday, January 15, 2018 in Sacramento, Calif.
"This is the best day, the best moment of my life," said Courtney, a 28-year-old cancer patient who has a passion for puppies. Her friends and family, with an assist from the Front Street Animal Shelter in Sacramento, provided an emotional moment for Courtney when they surprised Courtney with a special visit from shelter puppies.
Shelby came to the shelter from a breeder with neurological symptoms that make it difficult for her to walk. The Sacramento SPCA is asking for donations to help pay for her care as the shelter gets her back on her feet.
Rowdy (A728947), a 10 year old male tabby, has "an affectionate and playful personality and will make someone a terrific cat," Bradshaw Animal Shelter says. His adoption fee is sponsored, so he's free to adopt. The clinic next to the shelter is offering free spay and neuter for county residents' cats all month long.
Cowboy came to the Bradshaw Animal Shelter as a stray in November. He was severely emaciated and couldn't even walk. But with care and encouragement, he has recovered and found a loving home of his own.
Home fires are more prevalent in winter than in any other season. This is due in part to an increase in cooking and heating fires. Holiday decorations and winter storms that can interrupt electrical service and cause people to turn to alternative heating sources also contribute to the increased risk of fire in winter. Here's how you can maintain a fire-safe home this winter season.