Top Sacramento news: Local girl, 14, admitted to 8 univ's; county announces free virus testing; more

Top Sacramento news: Local girl, 14, admitted to 8 univ's; county announces free virus testing; more
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By Hoodline - Published on May 07, 2020.

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Sacramento.

14-year-old Sacramento girl admitted to 8 universities including UC Berkeley and Cal State East Bay

Tiara Abraham spoke with ABC affiliate KXTV and says she has been offered admission to eight California universities, including several in the Bay Area.

Read the full story on ABC7 News.

Another Amazon warehouse employee tests positive for coronavirus in Sacramento

Another employee at Amazon's warehouse near Sacramento International Airport has tested positive for COVID-19, at least the second worker there with a confirmed case of the disease.

Read the full story on The Sacramento Bee.

Sacramento police investigating shooting near Marysville Boulevard, Bell Avenue

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating a shooting in the area of Marysville Boulevard, south of Bell Avenue.

Read the full story on FOX40.

Sacramento announces free coronavirus drive-through testing for all. No symptoms required.

Sacramento County health officers on Wednesday announced the private drive-through coronavirus testing site at Cal Expo is now accepting all comers for free tests, regardless of whether they have symptoms or not.

Read the full story on The Sacramento Bee.

Postal Service seeks to hire over 400 new workers in Sacramento to meet package processing demands

Since Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the state’s stay-at-home order, more people are shopping online and the U.S. Postal Service’s plant in Sacramento is processing more packages than they do over the winter holidays.

Read the full story on FOX40.


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