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Crash kills 71-year-old motorcyclist in Sacramento Thursday night

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71-year-old motorcyclist killed in Sacramento crash, officials say

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Updated: 3:04 PM PDT Jun 21, 2024

THIS IS KCRA THREE. NEWS AT SIX. TRAVEL DELAYS AT SACRAMENTO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THE ISSUES TRAVELERS HAD TODAY AND WHAT THEY NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HEADING INTO THE WEEKEND. THE FBI RAIDS THE HOME OF THE OAKLAND MAYOR. WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE INVESTIGATION AND ICONIC SACRAMENTO SPOT UP FOR SALE. THE HISTORIC CREST THEATER NOW ON THE MARKET. WHY THE OWNER SAYS IT’S TIME. AND WHAT THIS MEANS FOR DOWNTOWN PROPERTY VALUES. GOING TO PARIS. THE EXCITEMENT FOR SACRAMENTO SWIMMER LUCA ORLANDO. HOW HIS LONGTIME COACH IS REACTING WELL, FIRST UP, LUGGAGE PILING UP AT SACRAMENTO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TODAY, CREATING A BIG HEADACHE FOR SOME TRAVELERS. THE BAGGAGE BELT IN TERMINAL B BROKE DOWN THIS MORNING, AND THAT BELT TAKES THE LUGGAGE FROM THE CHECK IN COUNTER OUT TO THE TARMAC. IT’S THEN SUPPOSED TO BE LOADED ONTO THE PLANES. WELL, THE ISSUE IS FIXED NOW, BUT THE EFFECTS ARE STILL BEING FELT. MANY PEOPLE ARE FACING DELAYS IN THEIR TRAVEL AS A RESULT OF THIS ISSUE. THANK YOU FOR JOINING US HERE AT SIX. I’M ANDREA FLORES, I’M GULSTAN DART. WELL, TODAY’S ISN’T THE ONLY PROBLEM THAT WILL BE IMPACTING TRAVELERS IN SACRAMENTO. KCRA 3’S MARICELA DE LA CRUZ LOOKED AT THE FRUSTRATIONS THAT PEOPLE ARE DEALING WITH. POOL PARKING LOTS, HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION, AND A RECORD BREAKING TRAVEL YEAR ALL COMING TOGETHER AT THE SAME TIME AT THE SACRAMENTO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. YOU BETTER COME EARLY BECAUSE YOU DON’T WANT TO BE STUCK LIKE THIS. BECAUSE THIS A MESS. JUNE WILL BE THE BIGGEST, BUSIEST MONTH THAT WE’VE EVER HAD. WE EXPECT TO SEE ABOUT 1.2 MILLION PEOPLE COME THROUGH THE AIRPORT. WE’RE STARTING TO SEE, EVEN ON A DAILY OCCURRENCE, UP TO 24,000 PEOPLE COMING THROUGH THE AIRPORT, WITH TENS OF THOUSANDS OF TRAVELERS COMING THROUGH DAILY, THE AIRPORT IS GETTING READY TO BREAK GROUND FOR A PARKING GARAGE. ALTHOUGH THERE IS NO DATE FOR WHEN THAT WILL BEGIN. I’VE NEVER SEEN THIS. I’VE NEVER SEEN IT LIKE THIS. THIS IS CRAZY. TO AVOID DELAYS AND FRUSTRATIONS, THE AIRPORT IS UPDATING THE LIFE STATUS OF PARKING SPACES AND SHUTTLE SERVICES ONLINE. WE’RE ENCOURAGING PEOPLE EVEN BEFORE THEY LEAVE THE HOUSE TO CHECK THEIR TRAFFIC APPS, CHECK THE SITUATION ON THE FREEWAY. THERE IS A LOT OF CONSTRUCTION ON I-5 RIGHT NOW AS WELL THAT IS CAUSING DELAYS GETTING TO THE AIRPORT, BUT WITHOUT A DECLINE IN SIGHT. THE MAIN MESSAGE THEY’RE SENDING IS GET TO THE AIRPORT EARLY. I ALWAYS COME PREPARED FOR REASONS LIKE THIS. A FEW YEARS AGO, YOU COULD COME TO THIS AIRPORT AN HOUR BEFORE YOUR FLIGHT. THOSE DAYS ARE OVER. WE ARE DEFINITELY SEEING SUCH AN INFLUX IN PASSENGERS THAT, YOU KNOW, WE’RE GROWING BY LEAPS AND BOUNDS. MARICELA DE LA CRUZ KCRA 3 NEWS EIGHT NEW SHUTTLES AND MORE DRIVERS WILL BE ADDED TO THE SACRAMENTO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BY MID-JULY. THE WILDFIRE TRIGGERED SOME EVACUATIONS IN YUBA COUNTY. THAT FIRE STARTED OFF OF DOUBLE EAGLE WAY. THAT’S NEAR THE COMMUNITY OF BROWNSVILLE. THAT’S A FEW MILES WEST OF BULLARDS BAR RESERVOIR. THERE. NOW HERE’S A LOOK AT THE FIRE FROM ALERT, CALIFORNIA. CREWS SAY THAT THE FIRE IS BURNING IN SOME PRETTY DIFFICULT TERRAIN, SO THEY’RE HAVING TO USE AIR DROPS TO GET TO THIS. THE FIRE IS STAYING INSIDE THE RETARDANT LINES THAT THEY’RE LAYING DOWN. SOME EVACUATION ORDERS HAVE BEEN REDUCED NOW TO WARNINGS, AND THAT FIRE HAS BURNED ABOUT TEN ACRES. CREWS ARE MOPPING UP A GRASS FIRE IN SACRAMENTO COUNTY. THIS ONE STARTED OFF HIGHWAY 50 AND FOLSOM BOULEVARD AROUND 130 THIS MORNING. IT BURNED THROUGH SOME DRY GRASS AND BRUSH. FIREFIGHTERS GOT ON THIS ONE PRETTY QUICKLY. THEY KEPT IT TO JUST A FEW ACRES TO SOLANO COUNTY NOW, WHERE CREWS MADE SOME PRETTY QUICK WORK OF PUTTING OUT A GRASS FIRE THERE. THIS ONE BURNED NEAR HIGHWAY 12 AND RED TOP ROAD. THIS IS NEAR CORDELIA. THIS ONE BROKE OUT BEFORE 11 THIS MORNING, BURNING ABOUT 15 ACRES OF GRASS BEFORE IT WAS EVENTUALLY CONTAINED. NO BUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED AND THE CAUSE IS UNDER INVESTIGATION. ARDEN IN CALAVERAS COUNTY, CREWS HAVE GAINED EVEN MORE GROUND ON THE ARROW FIRE. NEW FIRE MAPPING SHOWS THE FIRE HAS BURNED 5300 ACRES. CONTAINMENT IS NOW AT 58%. SOME EVACUATION ORDERS HAVE BEEN LIFTED, ALLOWING PEOPLE TO GO BACK HOME IN THE MEANTIME, THE CITES FIRE THAT’S BURNING IN COLUSA COUNTY HAS NOW BURNED 19,000 ACRES. IT’S 20% CONTAINED, AND FIRE CREWS ARE WORKING TO CONTAIN SEVERAL SPOTS THAT POPPED UP THERE. SOME SPOT FIRES, THE FIRES BURNING PRIMARILY THROUGH GRASS. MORE THAN 1500 CREWS ARE CURRENTLY WORKING ON THAT FIRE. MORE THAN A DOZEN PEOPLE WERE SHOT DURING A JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION IN OAKLAND. PEOPLE SAY ABOUT 5000 PEOPLE WERE OUT AT LAKE MERRITT LAST NIGHT. IT STARTED OKAY. AND OFFICERS SAY EVERYTHING CHANGED WHEN A SIDESHOW STARTED AROUND 815. A FIGHT BROKE OUT DOWN THE STREET FROM THE SIDESHOW. GUNFIRE ERUPTED. 15 PEOPLE WERE SHOT. ONE IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION. THE VICTIMS RANGE IN AGE FROM 20 TO 30 YEARS OLD. AS POLICE MOVED IN, THEY SAY THEY WERE CONFRONTED BY AN ANGRY CROWD. AT LEAST ONE PERSON WAS ARRESTED FOR ASSAULTING A POLICE OFFICER. FBI AGENTS RAIDING THE HOME OF OAKLAND’S MAYOR. TODAY, AGENTS FROM SEVERAL AGENCIES SEARCHING MAYOR SHENG TAO’S HOME. THEY INCLUDE INVESTIGATORS FROM THE FBI, THE IRS AND THE POSTAL SERVICE. LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS SAY THAT THE SEARCH IS ONE OF FOUR SEARCHES THAT ARE PART OF A LARGER OPERATION THERE IN OAKLAND. NO WORD YET IF THE MAYOR WAS HOME DURING THE RAID, BUT WE KNOW THE MAYOR DID CANCEL AN EVENT THAT SHE WAS SUPPOSED TO ATTEND THIS MORNING. STOCKTON POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR THE PEOPLE WHO TRIED TO ROB A MAN AND SHOT HIM. IT HAPPENED AFTER MIDNIGHT ON CALANDRIA STREET OFF BIANCHI ROAD. POLICE SAY A 34 YEAR OLD MAN WAS WALKING. THAT’S WHEN THREE MEN AND TWO WOMEN CAME UP TO HIM AND TRIED TO ROB HIM. OFFICERS SAY THE SUSPECTS STARTED TO HIT THE MAN. ONE OF THEM PULLED OUT A GUN AND SHOT HIM. HE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL AND IS EXPECTED TO SURVIVE. AND THERE’S A WARNING TONIGHT COMING OUT OF NEVADA COUNTY, WHERE EBT CARDS ARE BEING SKIMMED AND THEN DRAINED BY THIEVES. LISA GONZALES SHARES THE CONCERNS BEING RAISED NOW BY OFFICIALS. TAKE A LOOK AT THIS. THIEVES ARE FINDING WAYS TO SCAM PEOPLE OUT OF THEIR BENEFITS. THEY ARE USING THESE SKIMMING DEVICES DESIGNED TO STEAL CREDIT CARD INFORMATION IN NEVADA COUNTY. THEY HAVE ALREADY SEEN SEVERAL ACCOUNTS COMPROMISED. THESE ARE EXTREMELY SOPHISTICATED DEVICES. YOU KNOW, THESE AREN’T LOCAL, LOW LEVEL THIEVES. THESE ARE SOPHISTICATED, OUT OF COUNTY ORGANIZED CRIME RINGS THAT HAVE THE TECHNOLOGY AND HAVE THE INFRASTRUCTURE TO MAKE THESE DEVICES BARELY UNDETECTED TO THE TO THE COMMON CONSUMER. RIGHT NOW, NEVADA COUNTY IS SEEING A RISE IN CREDIT AND EBT CARDS BEING SCAMMED. IN THE PAST YEAR AND A HALF, THE DEPARTMENT IN CHARGE OF EBT CARDS GOT A REQUEST TO REPLACE 450 CARDS IN THE MONTH OF MAY ALONE, THEY GOT 100 REQUESTS RIGHT NOW, THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE IS WORKING TO FIND COMMON STORES TO SEE WHERE THE SCAMS ARE HAPPENING. OUR CUSTOMERS ARE DEPENDING ON THESE BENEFITS TO PAY THEIR RENT, TO PAY THEIR UTILITY BILLS. SO THERE’S A LOT OF FEAR OF HOW AM I GOING TO PAY MY RENT THIS MONTH? OR HOW AM I GOING TO CONTINUE TO TO FEED MY FAMILY? UM, THEY’RE EXPRESSING, YOU KNOW, EMBARRASSMENT OF GOING UP TO THE CASH REGISTER WITH YOUR GROCERIES AND THEN BEING DECLINED. UM, AND THEN AND THEN THEY’RE COMING IN TO, TO US TO REPORT THAT. AND, UM, AND WE CAN REPLACE SOME OF THE BENEFITS, BUT WE’RE NOT ALWAYS ABLE TO REPLACE EVERYTHING THAT WAS STOLEN. SO IT REALLY IS A HUGE IMPACT TO, TO OUR FAMILIES AS AN EBT CARD HOLDERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO USE EBT EDGE MOBILE APP. USERS CAN FREEZE THEIR CARD WHEN NOT IN USE. THEY CAN ALSO BLOCK ONLINE AND OUT OF STATE TRANSACTIONS. ALSO, MAKE SURE TO CHANGE YOUR PIN REGULARLY FOR ADDED SECURITY BACK TO YOU. OTHER NEWS TWO CARS CRASHED INTO A CREEK IN YOLO COUNTY. IT HAPPENED ON JEFFERSON BOULEVARD NEAR HAMILTON ROAD. THAT’S CLOSE TO CLARKSBURG. CHP WAS CALLED AROUND SIX THIS MORNING. IT’S UNCLEAR EXACTLY WHAT LED UP TO THIS CRASH, BUT AS YOU CAN SEE HERE, BOTH CARS ENDED UP IN THE CREEK. THEY HAD TO BE TOWED OUT OF THE DITCH. LUCKILY, NO ONE WAS HURT. WELL, ONE OF SACRAMENTO’S MOST HISTORIC VINTAGE THEATERS IS NOW UP FOR SALE. THE CREST THEATER, OUT ON K STREET IN DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO AND THE SURROUNDING BUSINESSES RIGHT THERE WERE JUST PUT ON THE MARKET. KCRA 3’S ORKO MANNA IS LIVE NEAR THE THEATER RIGHT NOW. SO, ORKO, HOW MUCH MONEY ARE WE TALKING ABOUT HERE? YEAH. ANDREA, THE WHOLE CREST THEATER COMPLEX IS ON SALE RIGHT NOW FOR $21 MILLION. THE PROPERTY INCLUDES SIX BUSINESSES, INCLUDING THE THEATER, A BOOKSTORE, AND FOUR FOOD SPOTS. AND IT ALSO HAS ONE OFFICE SPACE. SO BASICALLY EVERYTHING BETWEEN CAPITAL BOOKS AND NATIONAL PROPER AND ALL OF THESE STOREFRONTS YOU SEE HERE, THE PROPERTY OWNER TELLS ME IT WAS TIME TO SELL, AND THE BUSINESSES HERE HAVE HIGH HOPES FOR THE NEXT OWNER. ROSS WOJCIK SIFTS THROUGH THE SHELVES OF CAPITAL BOOKS ON K STREET. IT’S ONE OF THE BUSINESSES PART OF THE HISTORIC CREST THEATER PROPERTY. THE NEARLY 37,000 SQUARE FOOT COMPLEX, WHICH INCLUDES THE ICONIC CREST THEATER, IS NOW ON SALE. FOR $21 MILLION. A NEW BUILDING OWNER JUST MEANS SOMEBODY ELSE TO WRITE A CHECK TO, JACK SAYS. ALL THE STOREFRONTS HAVE LEASES, SO A NEW OWNER WON’T CHANGE THAT MUCH. BUT WHAT HE HOPES DOES CHANGE IS THEIR COMMITMENT TO THE COMMUNITY. SOMEBODY WHO’S ACTIVE WITH THE DOWNTOWN PARTNERS, SOMEBODY WHO YOU KNOW, HAS AN OPINION ON WHAT’S GOING ON ON THIS BLOCK. I MEAN, BECAUSE THERE’S SO MUCH HAPPENING DOWN HERE, SO MUCH POTENTIAL AFTER THE IMPACT OF COVID SHUTDOWNS AND CRIME, JACK WANTS THE NEW OWNER TO DO MORE THAN THE CURRENT ONE WHEN IT COMES TO BRINGING CUSTOMERS DOWNTOWN. HE’S HAD AN ACTIVE ROLE DOWN HERE JUST NOT IN THAT NEXT STEP UP. IF I’M GOING TO SELL IT, NOW’S THE TIME. ROBERT EMMERICH OWNS THE HISTORIC CREST COMMERCIAL CENTER. HE’S AN ENGINEER BY TRADE AND SAYS HE BOUGHT THE PROPERTY IN 2011 TO MAKE IMPROVEMENTS TO IT. HE REPLACED THE ROOF OF THE WHOLE COMPLEX, REPLACED THE HVAC SYSTEM INSIDE THE CREST THEATER, RESTORED THE NEON SIGNAGE, AND ALSO CONNECTED THE EMPRESS TAVERN RESTAURANT TO THE THEATER. NOW HE’S READY FOR SOMETHING ELSE. FRANKLY, THERE’S NOTHING FOR FOR AN ENGINEER LIKE MYSELF TO DO ANYMORE. IT’S IT’S KIND OF. I HAVE A NICE OPERATOR IN THERE. THEY’RE DOING A GREAT JOB. THEY’RE BRINGING A LOT OF SHOWS IN, AND IT’S TIME FOR ME TO MOVE ON TO ANOTHER PROJECT. WE JUST WENT TO MARKET WITH A ABOUT A WEEK AGO. TURTON COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE IS TASKED WITH SELLING THE PROPERTY. PRESIDENT KEN HORTON TELLS ME THEY’RE ALREADY MAKING PROGRESS. THERE’S A COMMUNITY, A YOU KNOW, OR A SMALL INVENTORY OF TARGET AND, UH, ENTERTAINMENT, UH, VENUE BUYERS OUT THERE COUNTRYWIDE THAT ARE, YOU KNOW, THAT THAT WE HAVE MARKETED THE PROPERTY TO AND THERE DEFINITELY IS INTEREST IN IT. ROJACK HOPES WHOEVER TAKES THE REINS IS INVESTED. I THINK WE’RE ALL INTERESTED IN SEEING SOMEBODY LOCAL TO SACRAMENTO WHO CARES ABOUT THE PROPERTY, CARES ABOUT WHAT WE DO. AND IF YOU KNOW SACRAMENTO, YOU KNOW THE CREST THEATER. WHILE THERE IS INTEREST RIGHT NOW, AT THIS POINT, THE PROPERTY HAS NOT BEEN SOLD. REPORTING LIVE FROM DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO TONIGHT. ORKO MANNA KCRA THREE NEWS. SO ORKO WE KNOW $21 MILLION IS NOT CHEAP. QUITE A PRICE TAG. THERE. HOW EXACTLY WAS THAT NUMBER DECIDED? YEAH THE REAL ESTATE COMPANY TELLS ME THAT THAT NUMBER WAS DECIDED UPON BASED ON A 7% CAPITALIZATION RATE ON A BUDGETED 2024 NET OPERATING INCOME OF $1,450,000. THEY TELL ME THAT THAT PRICE AS, EXCUSE ME, THAT AT THAT INCOME, AS WELL AS THE RETURN ON INVESTMENT IS WORTH THE PRICE. HMM. AL

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71-year-old motorcyclist killed in Sacramento crash, officials say

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Updated: 3:04 PM PDT Jun 21, 2024

A 71-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash on Stockton Boulevard in Sacramento Thursday night, the California Highway Patrol officials said.CHP officials and an ambulance responded to the crash at 10:47 p.m. at Stockton Boulevard and 16th Avenue.Officials said the preliminary investigation indicated that the motorcyclist crashed into the driver’s side of a car that was about to make a left turn onto Stockton Boulevard. The 41-year-old driver was not injured in the crash and remained on scene, police said. The driver was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs. According to CHP, the motorcyclist was taken to an area hospital, where he died from his injuries.The Sacramento Coroner’s Office has yet to disclose the identity of the deceased rider. See more coverage of top California stories here | Download our app.

A 71-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash on Stockton Boulevard in Sacramento Thursday night, the California Highway Patrol officials said.

CHP officials and an ambulance responded to the crash at 10:47 p.m. at Stockton Boulevard and 16th Avenue.

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Officials said the preliminary investigation indicated that the motorcyclist crashed into the driver’s side of a car that was about to make a left turn onto Stockton Boulevard.

The 41-year-old driver was not injured in the crash and remained on scene, police said. The driver was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

According to CHP, the motorcyclist was taken to an area hospital, where he died from his injuries.

The Sacramento Coroner’s Office has yet to disclose the identity of the deceased rider.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.