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UPDATE: EB Biz 80 reopens after motorcycle fatality

SACRAMENTO - A fatal accident involving a motorcyclist closed all eastbound lanes of the Capital City Freeway west of Arden Way on Thursday morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash occurred around 4:53 a.m.

PHOTOS: Fatal motorcycle accident shuts down EB Cap. City Fwy

CHP officers on scene, said a preliminary investigation revealed the motorcyclist may have lost control of the bike, went down and then been struck by a big rig.

Following are a few alternate routes to circumvent the Capital City Freeway:

  • Take eastbound I-80 to top of town split
  • Exit H Street downtown before Cal Expo
  • Use State Route 160 to bypass closure

Carmazzi leaves Jesuit for rival Christian Brothers

SACRAMENTO, CA - Dan Carmazzi, the longest tenured area high school football coach is leaving the Jesuit Marauders for his alma mater and the school's biggest rival Christian Brothers.

Carmazzi leaves the post of head football coach at Jesuit after 31 years and will serve as co-athletic director, teacher and assistant football coach at Christian Brothers, where he graduated in 1971.

He joins the staff of current Christian Brothers head coach George Petrissans, who replaced Andre Johansen in 2010.

"I would like to thank Lorcan Barnes and Mary Hesser for extending to me the opportunity to return to Christian Brothers," Carmazzi said in a statement released by Christian Brothers. "I will always have tremendous respect for, and be grateful to, the Jesuit High School community for educating my sons and giving me the opportunity to teach and coach these past 35 years.

Mistrial declared in Sierra Oaks molestation case

SACRAMENTO, CA  - The case against a San Juan Unified School District employee accused of molesting students assigned to his after-school program resulted in a "hung jury" verdict on Wednesday.

Shane Adair Vicars, 25, was facing a total of 21 counts of lewd acts on a child under 14 and child annoyance while working as an after-school instructor at Sierra Oaks School on Mills Road from 2008 through 2010.

STORY: Sacramento after-school instructor arrested on molestation charges

The judge declared a mistrial but ordered Vicars to remain in custody. A hearing was set for May 2 for further proceedings.

The Sacramento Superior Court Clerk said it would be up to prosecutors to decide whether to retry the case against Vicars or drop the charges.

Life Under Water is a Booming Metropolis!

Life Under Water is a Booming Metropolis!

Things have settled down it seems with regard to struggling homeowners, loan modifications that never seem to come, short sales and foreclosures. Rest assured the struggles are not over. Just because the news is not reporting to the degree they have in years past does not mean homeowners are not grappling with what to do about the plummeting values of their homes versus the higher dollar values they still owe – life underwater is a booming metropolis!

Most of the people I speak with are angry and simply tired of struggling. They are angry that not a single banking executive has been held accountable for the corruption and deceit in the collapse of the mortgage industry and they are out of options to keep the house they love.

Kings co-owner George Maloof speaks to News10 about failed arena deal

SACRAMENTO, CA - News10's Bryan May and Nick Monacelli conducted a 13-minute, wide-ranging interview with Sacramento Kings co-owner George Maloof on Sunday afternoon regarding the aftermath of the arena deal falling apart. 

Maloof reiterated the family's desire to remain in Sacramento and expressed that they have no intention on filing for relocation.

Following the interview, May, Monacelli and News10's Ryan Yamamoto sat down to analyze the Maloof's decision to back away from the arena deal and speculate what's next for the Kings and the city of Sacramento.

 

Thousands helped at free medical clinic in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, CA - For the second year in a row, the Remote Area Medical Foundation set up services at Cal- Expo in Sacramento.

Volunteers gave free medical, dental and vision care to more than 5,000 patients, many who are not insured or underinsured.

"We don't have insurance. That's why we came in here," 17-year-old Dhania Tinoco said.

Tinoco and her younger siblings received glasses for the first time in their lives.

"I had to sit all the time up in front. But now, I don't have to ask my teachers if I can sit in front. I can sit wherever," Tinoco said.

Many others went to the clinic to receive dental care.

Estoria Holmes, a 35-year-old mother of five, said her gums have been in pain for several months. She needed a tooth pulled, but couldn't afford the surgery.

"It had gotten infected, so thank goodness this was available for me to get it done," Holmes said. 

Del Paso Country Club selected as site of 2015 U.S. Senior Open

Del Paso Country Club selected as site of 2015 U.S. Senior Open

ARDEN - Sacramento’s storied Del Paso Country Club will play host to the 2015 U.S. Senior Open Championship June 22-28, 2015, the United States Golf Association announced today.

With a list of past champions that includes such legends as Arnold Palmer, Billy Casper, Gary Player, Lee Trevino, Jack Nicklaus and Hale Irwin, the U.S. Senior Open is considered the world’s premier championship in men’s senior (ages 50 and over) golf.

“The USGA is pleased to renew its friendship with Del Paso Country Club and the community of Sacramento,” said USGA vice president Thomas J. O’Toole Jr. “Del Paso and Sacramento have embraced the spirit of this national championship and will be great partners with the USGA in producing what we are confident will be a successful championship and community event.”

A recent economic impact study done on the championship estimates that the U.S.