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She was trying to start a Neighborhood Watch. Now she’s dead.

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office identified Ariyana Jones, 26, as the woman who was fatally struck in a south Sacramento shooting reported to police at the 6700 block of Tortola Way, north of 53rd Avenue, on Thursday night. A neighbor said Jones had gone door to door months before asking people to join a Neighborhood Watch group in response to a string of robberies in the area.

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Pedro Rivera speaks at STEM meeting

Pennsylvania Department of Education Secretary Pedro Rivera spoke Tuesday morning at the state STEM advisory committee meeting. It was held at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, and gave investors that chance to network with each other and brainstorm ways to improve science, technology, engineering and math-related fields.