'Guac The Vote:' Taco Trucks Seek To Register VotersAt Tacos Tierra Caliente — a food truck parked in a section of Houston where Spanish is spoken as often as English — $1.50 can buy such street taco staples as pollo (chicken), barbacoa (shredded beef) and lengua (tongue).
Gov. Brown Signs Sex Crime Bills Tied To Brock Turner CaseCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown said Friday that he signed two bills that emerged amid national outrage over the six-month jail sentence given to a former Stanford University swimmer who sexually assaulted a woman passed out near a trash bin.
Mall Operators Working To Implement Security Measures Without Interfering With Shopping ExperienceMore sophisticated cameras. Security robots. Customers feeling shaken by recent attacks at U.S. malls may not notice huge changes - but mall operators are testing and putting in place new technologies and other measures to offer people more protection without intruding too much on their shopping time.
Warm Pacific Ocean 'Blob' Facilitated Vast Toxic Algae BloomA new study finds that unusually warm Pacific Ocean temperatures helped cause a massive bloom of toxic algae last year that closed lucrative fisheries from California to British Columbia and disrupted marine life from seabirds to sea lions.
Man Suspected Of Kidnapping Clerk At Convenience StoreLos Angeles police arrested a man suspected of dragging a clerk from a convenience store and shoving her into his car as he struck her with a hammer, a scene recorded on security video.
Alfred Olango's Mother Wants Peaceful ProtestsThe mother of an unarmed black man shot to death in a confrontation with police in a San Diego suburb this week called for peaceful protests Thursday and said her son did not deserve to die.
New California Law Makes All Single-Stall Toilets Gender NeutralIt requires businesses and governments to post non-gender-specific signs on single-occupant restrooms by March 1, 2017.
$250 Million Olympic Guarantee Leaves California On Hook If Los Angeles Gets 2024 GamesLA Olympics boosters say the guarantee is needed to bolster their case against rivals seeking the Games in Paris and Budapest, Hungary.
Wells Fargo To Pay $4 Million Over Repossessing Military Servicemembers' CarsProsecutors said the bank didn't bother with proper process when it came to taking back the cars, something that shouldn't happen to anyone, especially members of the military.
Donors Spend Near-Record Amounts On California PropositionsSupporters and opponents of California's 17 November ballot measures have raised nearly $390 million six weeks before the election, with some of the heaviest spending yet to come.
Yosemite NP Head Resigns Amid Accusations Of Creating Hostile Work EnvironmentOfficials say the head of Yosemite National Park is retiring following employee allegations that he created a hostile workplace by allowing bullying, harassment and other misconduct.
Matthew Muller Pleads Guilty To Denise Huskins Kidnapping That Cops Called A HoaxMatthew Muller will be sentenced to no more than 40 years in prison in the kidnapping case, avoiding life in prison under the plea deal.