A 13-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder in the fatal stabbing of a 14-year-old high school student outside an East Los Angeles middle school.
The California Highway Patrol has arrested a state employee who is accused of bringing a loaded gun to work at the secretary of state’s office.
California’s unemployment rate fell to 7 percent in December, a drop of two-tenths of a percentage point from a month earlier, but the state added few jobs last month.
More than $300,000 of world-class wine stolen from a famed Napa Valley, California restaurant has been found in a private cellar in North Carolina.
A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children.
Rodney Halbower has been charged with two of the six killings of young women in 1976 that became known as the ‘Gypsy Hill’ killings.
One motorist spotted the containers while pumping gas after crossing into Southern California on Jan. 12 and thought it might be a bomb. His call to police prompted an emergency response at the Chevron station, and then a shocker: 13.2 pounds of heroin were pulled from under the vehicle, according to a U.S. law enforcement official. San Diego police said the drugs were packed inside six magnetized cylinders.
Lawyers are seeking to further delay the public corruption trial of former state Sen. Ron Calderon and his brother until August.
Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer says he will not enter the race to succeed California Sen. Barbara Boxer.
Authorities in Tulare County are search for a hit-and-run driver who killed an 84-year-old woman.
Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy are publicly blaming each other over who derailed congressional efforts last year to pass a drought relief bill for California.
Animal services officials say a couple walking their dog found three terrier puppies inside a closed and knotted trash bag dumped near a garbage can at a Northern California park.
A fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people, authorities said.
Federal water regulators estimate California’s drought could be one of the most expensive natural disasters in U.S. history.
Workers are putting the finishing touches on the new east span of the Bay Bridge, which is on track to open on Tuesday.
Crews worked into the night trying to secure an Oracle catamaran that capsized in San Francisco Bay Tuesday afternoon and drifted out to sea.
The Space Shuttle Endeavour is headed to California where it will be permanently displayed in a museum.
An explosion rocked the Chevron gasoline refinery in Richmond Monday night and caused a 3-alarm fire. Smoke from the fire sent hundreds to the hospital complaining of respiratory problems.
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