- It's a desperate situation in Kabul as crowds of Afghans flood into the airport hoping to leave the country. Outside the airport, the Taliban is cementing its control of the capital after overrunning the country in a matter of days. Videos showed crowds running along the tarmac trying to grab onto a US Air Force plane as it was preparing for take off. In other videos people try to cling to a jetway and perhaps most disturbing, people are seen falling from an airplane they were trying to hold on to after takeoff.
- The issue of water theft by illegal cannabis growers is becoming an even bigger issue as California's reservoirs dry out. Officials say illegal grow sites are a severe problem, where water is illegally diverted from streams and creeks to fuel black market cannabis production.
- PG&E says they may need to shutoff power for the sake of public safety starting on Tuesday night. The company says the majority of customers that might be affected by the Public Safety Power Shutoffs are in Butte and Shasta counties. A total of 16 counties are affected, including Butte, Glenn, Lassen, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Yolo and Yuba counties.
- Randy Paragary, a pioneer in Sacramento’s hospitality industry in the state capital, died Friday evening after a brief bout with cancer. Paragary's restaurant adventure began in 1969 when he opened the The ParaPow Palace...and continued with Paragary’s, Cafe Bernardo, and Centro Cocina Mexicana...to name a few. Paragary was 74.
- Randy Paragary Reminisces with Kelly Brothers and shares his latest endeavor, Fort Sutter Hotel.
- As US diplomats are being moved from the embassy in Kabul, the world is wondering how the Biden Administration was caught so off guard and so unprepared. Congressman Steve Scalise (R-LA) commented on the situation.