California lawmakers and statewide elected officials will have a little extra cash in their pockets this holiday season, as their paychecks rise by more than 5 percent starting Sunday.
An ex-Marine facing murder charges in the deaths of 4 homeless men has died a day after falling ill in his Orange County jail cell.
County jails that account for the vast majority of local inmates in California have seen a marked increase in violence since they began housing thousands of offenders who previously would have gone to state prisons.
Hate crimes based on the victim’s race, ethnicity or national origin dropped 10 percent last year while making up more than half of complaints.
Several California slaughterhouses and meat-packing facilities have agreed to a multimillion-dollar settlement after allegations of inhumane treatment at their facilities led to a massive beef recall that included meat sold to the National School Lunch Program.
Los Angeles County authorities say the remains are those of 27-year-old Erin Cruz, who has been missing since October 23rd.
After an examination, a coroner’s anthropologist told San Bernardino police it was actually from a large bear, and the mistake is surprisingly easy to make.
Family friends tell CBS13 that it was the body of missing Roseville businessman Stephen Pease.
Court rulings this week cast doubt over the future of California’s $68 billion high-speed rail plan and serve as a reminder of the biggest question facing the project: Where will the money come from to complete it?
Military jets patrolling over a fundraising appearance by President Barack Obama in Los Angeles were scrambled after an aircraft entered restricted airspace.
More California couples tied the knot in July following the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic ruling allowing same-sex marriages in the state than in any other month since 2006.
Police arrested a couple on suspicion of burglarizing the home of Nicolas Cage’s former girlfriend.
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.
The Campbell family of Herald is dealing with millions of grasshoppers!
A Spring storm spawned a funnel cloud that was seen all over the Valley.
Fans, family and friends remember singing icon Whitney Houston during a funeral service on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in her hometown of Newark, New Jersey. Houston was found dead in her hotel bathroom in Beverly Hills a week earlier.