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Mike Luery


Sacramento, CA, United States

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Past articles by Mike:

Jerry Brown, rediscovered on Colusa County ranch, reflects on past, present and future

Jerry Brown, California’s longest-serving governor, dominated the political landscape of the Golden State for decades. But now he’s living so far off the grid that he’s nearly impossible to find. → Read More

Counties across Sacramento region see surge in COVID-19 cases

With coronavirus on the rise in California, counties are becoming increasingly concerned about the surge in COVID-19 cases.Here's a look at some of the counties in our region:YUBA AND SUTTER:In Marysville, Adventist and Rideout is the one and only hospital for two counties - and it is packed with patients. "The hospital has one floor dedicated to COVID patients and that floor is pretty much… → Read More

Holiday travelers return home to California after Thanksgiving

Some say they will self-quarantine, others will not → Read More

‘We’re here because we want to be here’: Frontline workers on the clock for Thanksgiving

Inside Sacramento’s Fire Station 6, there is plenty of activity today – even on a holiday. → Read More

How you can help Sacramento small businesses this holiday season

It’s crunch time for small businesses like Get A Clue – a streetwear and footwear store in Sacramento’s Downtown Commons. It's been a struggle for so many small businesses this year because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Former California Gov. Brown blasts Trump for COVID-19 response

California’s longest-serving governor, Jerry Brown, spoke out about politics and the surge in novel coronavirus across the state – including in Colusa County, where he now lives on his ranch. In an exclusive interview Tuesday from the ranch, Brown told KCRA 3's Mike Luery the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been poor. → Read More

Man helps homeless stay protected against COVID-19

Kevin Carter, a front-line worker and homeless advocate, distributes gloves and masks to homeless individuals, even though it puts him at direct exposure to many people a day. → Read More

'My daddy was my best friend': Woman loses father to COVID-19, tests positive twice herself

A Carmichael woman recalled the time she not only lost her father to the novel coronavirus but also tested positive twice herself. → Read More

Sacramento area COVID survivors struggle after treatment, losing family

More than a quarter of a million Americans have died from COVID-19 this year, but beyond the numbers and victims are survivors and how they are coping after losing loved ones. → Read More

How Placer County’s Mandarin Marketplace stays safe, fun and festive amid COVID

Concerns over COVID have forced a popular event in Placer County to change the way it does business. The Mandarin Marketplace used the sweetness of oranges to try and erase some of the bitterness from this year of the coronavirus. → Read More

What's that digging in the Delta?

Along the scenic Sacramento River, two worlds are in conflict. The first world is comprised of farmers, making a living off the land. The other world is construction activity, with digging now underway in the Sacramento River Delta. → Read More

Yolo County businesses, patrons react to ban on indoor dining

Small businesses in Yolo County are flustered over the state’s new restrictions, especially restaurants, which are no longer allowed to have indoor dining. → Read More

Sacramento church holds indoor services despite county’s ‘widespread’ COVID tier

Earlier in the week, Sacramento County slid back into the more restrictive 'purple' tier → Read More

California's clout could grow under Biden administration

California is paving the way for change in Washington, D.C. Under the administration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, the Golden State is looking for a partnership instead of fighting the federal government, like under the administration of President Donald Trump. → Read More

When could a COVID-19 vaccine be available in California?

Early data from the Pfizer vaccine trial is very promising -- but still preliminary -- according to Dr. Tim Albertson, the primary investigator for the vaccine at UC Davis Health. → Read More

Who will fill Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ Senate seat in California?

Dozens of politicians are now lobbying Gov. Gavin Newsom for the opportunity to be selected as California’s next senator. → Read More

Prop 18: California considers allowing 17-year-olds to vote in primary

Proposition 18 would allow 17-year-olds to vote in a primary election if they will turn 18 by the general election. → Read More

Is Sacramento ready for a 'Strong Mayor?'

Sacramento voters are now deciding the fate of a controversial item, known as Measure A. If passed, it would create a so-called ‘strong mayor’ – with new powers. → Read More

Newcomer takes on Capitol veteran in Congressional District 6

Flood protection, Covid response, homelessness are key issues → Read More

Prop. 16 ignites battle over use of Affirmative Action for jobs, education

Proposition 16 is sparking debate and provoking verbal fights over the impacts the use of Affirmative Action could have on millions of people in California. → Read More