SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities are looking for people who might have information about a shooting in the North Highlands area of Sacramento County that killed a 10-year-old girl. Sheriff's deputies say at least two gunmen walked up to the front door of her home last night and opened fire. The girl's parents were wounded.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) - Crews are building containment lines around a wildfire that has been burning for four days in the hills and mountains around Interstate 5 north of Los Angeles. State fire officials say the blaze near Frazier Park is 80% contained after consuming nearly 7 square miles. The cause is under investigation.
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - Gas prices are headed higher. According to the Lundberg Survey, the average price for a gallon of regular has jumped 11 cents nationally over the past two weeks. In California, the average climbed 18 cents to $4.03 a gallon. The lowest average price in the continental U.S. is $3.18 in Tucson, Ariz.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California businesses wouldn't be allowed to fire or retaliate against employees who use a state family leave program under a bill moving through the Legislature. The program allows qualified employees to take up to six weeks off with partial pay to bond with a new child, or to care for a family member. Employer groups oppose the bill. They say it would transform a program meant to replace lost wages into a protected leave of absence.
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