Topping the news charts for April 27, 2009: swine flu hits Sacramento with the eighth confirmed California case; an already swine flu-stricken Mexico is hit with an earthquake; and the California Mille is here–prepare for drool-worthy vintage cars.

A seventh grade boy in Sacramento is confirmed as the eighth California swine flu case. ABC Chron CBS Chron ABC

WHO raises the pandemic flu level. ABC

Everything you need to know about the swine flu: tracking, Q&A, etc. CNET Chron KPIX TreeHugger ABC Chron ABC ABC

Legal same-sex marriages begin in Iowa. CBS

City of SF set to pay $92,000 in damages for stranding two men in wheelchairs outside of Powell Bart and MUNI station. Chron

49-year-old transient is arrested in Santa Rosa shooting. CBS

California air traffic controllers rely on inexperienced trainees that will make up 40% of workforce. CBS

Two black males between ages of 17 and 22 are sought in robbery of Fairfield Subway. CBS

17-year-old boy is injured in Oakley shooting. CBS

Three Oakland children (1-year-old, 4-year-old, and 14-year-old) are recovering from gunshot wounds inflicted last Saturday. CBS

21-year-old man is found stabbed to death in a San Jose car. CBS

James Turner, a 23-year-old student, is chased and shot several times at Third and Folsom. Police suspect three white or Hispanic men from ages 22 to 25. SF Weekly

That gathering of sexy, vintage cars? That’s the California Mille. ABC

As hotel occupancy and SF tourism declines, Visitors Bureau promotes the city attractions to locals. SF Weekly

Not only must they contend with the swine flu, but also the 5.6 earthquake that hit central Mexico this Monday. Chron

A 32-year-old man is hospitalized after shooting in a Richmond residence. CBS

A woman is stabbed and a man with a knife is shot by police in Castro Valley. Chron

A car hits a bicyclist at Market and Octavia. SF Streetsblog

A 19-year-old is shot in Antioch, police are seeking a suspect described as a black male in his late 20’s. CBS

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    In honor of the swine flu, I think I’m going to place a bacon order at Grateful Palate.

  • cv

    In honor of the swine flu, I think I’m going to place a bacon order at Grateful Palate.