A Vancouver police officer scolded a mother for leaving her children, ages 3 and 6, in a hot car while she grocery shopped on the afternoon of July 3. Police said they received multiple emergency calls about two children, who were said to be in distress while alone inside the locked car as the alarm also went off. The mother was reportedly inside the grocery store for 20 minutes.
The Smithsonian National Zoo said its final farewell to its panda cub Bao Bao on Tuesday. The zoo packed up the American-born panda, who is being sent to China, where the 3-year-old cub will eventually join a breeding program. She left the zoo in a special crate and will be traveling on a 16-hour, nonstop flight with a keeper and veterinarian.
Video shows rescuers digging into the rubble to free a dog that emerged covered in dust and looking dazed but unharmed. The dog was buried alive after a 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck Italy over the weekend.
Holocaust survivor, Liz Igra with the Central Valley Holocaust Educators’ Network funds region's first Holocaust library. Several hundred people visited Mosaic Law Congregation for the library’s official dedication.
On Sept. 24, 1972, a restored Korean War-era jet lost control on a runway at Executive Airport in Sacramento during an air show, skidded across Freeport Boulevard and slammed into Farrell's Ice Cream Parlor, which was crowded with 100 people that day. Twenty-two people died in the tragedy, including one family of four and nine members of a second family.
The Atlas V rocket lifted off at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 41 on a mission to send NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft. It is the first U.S. mission to sample an asteroid, retrieve at least two ounces of surface material and return it to Earth for study, according to NASA.