California Tobacco Age Increase Could Be Short-Lived If Industry RalliesIndustry or other opponents would need to collect 366,000 valid signatures by early August to ask voters to reject the new laws in November.
Former Marine Gets 15 Years To Life In Killing Of Baby SonTwenty-three-year-old Stanford Morocho pleaded guilty in March to second-degree murder. He was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years to life in prison.
Attorney: Prince Sought Meeting With Addiction Doctor Before DeathThe day before he died, Prince's representatives reached out to a prominent California doctor who specializes in treating addiction and set up an initial meeting.
California Raises Smoking, Vaping, Dipping Tobacco Age To 21Supporters of the law regarding age aimed to deter adolescents from the harmful, sometimes fatal effects of nicotine addiction.
Tesla Brushes Off $2.13 Per Share Loss As It Plans 500,000 Vehicles in 2018Tesla's shares jumped 3 percent to $229.48 in after-hours trading after the company said it's pushing ahead the plan two years earlier than scheduled.
Logger Crushed Between Tree, Rock In Central CaliforniaA 26-year-old man has been killed in a logging accident in Central California.
Backers: 600K Sign California Initiative To Legalize PotBackers of a marijuana legalization initiative say they have collected enough signatures for the measure to qualify for the California ballot this November.
VIDEO: Firefighters Stop Apparent Suicide AttemptQuick action from firefighters in Alameda County stopped an apparent suicide attempt by a woman in Emeryville on Tuesday morning.
McDonald’s Testing Out Garlic Fries In Bay AreaMcDonald’s is tapping into some local Bay Area flavor, adding "Gilroy Garlic Fries" to the menu.
Facebook 'Friend' Stole $78K From Elderly Pennsylvania WomanState police say an elderly Pennsylvania woman's Facebook "friend" stole her $78,000 life savings by convincing the woman they needed the money to import BMWs into the United States.
Teens Kidnapped After High School Prom Fight Off AttackerSan Bernardino County authorities say two teens kidnapped following their high school prom fought off their armed attacker and managed to escape.
California Drought Conservation Rises In Wet MarchMarch was a cooler and wetter month, and officials also credited Californians with changing their habits, especially when it comes to watering their outdoor landscaping, which consumes half of a home's water use.

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