- Four people are dead following a helicopter crash Sunday afternoon in Colusa County. The Federal Aviation Administration says the helicopter crashed in a remote area, near Highway 45 and Reservation Road, shortly after 1 p.m. The four occupants were pronounced dead on the scene. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating.
- Assemblymember Adam Gray is being very vocal in expressing his outrage toward the State Water Resources Control Board. The Water Board will meet this week to make a final decision to further limit surface-water diversions in California, and Gray believes it'll have a greater negative impact on rural communities, as opposed to urban areas, having to bear more of the economic and social burdens created by the drought.
- California GOP is prepared to endorse three Republicans in the recall race. Radio host Larry Elder, former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Rocklin-area Assemblyman Kevin Kiley. The final GOP endorsement vote is August 7th, which comes with campaign cash and other party resources in the final weeks of the race.
- Some gold artifacts are missing following a break-in at the Sacramento History Museum early Saturday. According to Traci Rockefeller Cusack, a spokesperson for the museum, the incident happened around 5:15 a.m. Saturday, Cusack said two display cases were damaged and the gold artifacts were taken from a third display case that was broken into. Sacramento police confirmed officers responded to a ringing alarm and the suspect fled the scene before officers arrived. Details on the artifacts and how much they are worth were not immediately clear.
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- Reports surfaced over the weekend that there as a bipartisan request for President Biden to replace Vice President Kamala Harris with a new Czar to get a handle on the crisis at the US Mexico border.
- Congressman Hakeem Jefferies, Democrat from New York, says Democrats are on the right track.
- A leading expert says it may be time for public health officials to seriously consider offering booster shots for certain sectors of the population, given the new revelations that the Delta variant is more effective than other variants at breaking through and infecting a very small number of people who have been vaccinated. Doctor Scott Gottlieb is the former commission of the FDA and now sits on the board of Pfizer.