The Surface Transportation Board ruled Thursday that the California project could start building the first 65 miles of the project from Merced to Fresno, as planned.
A San Francisco Giants fan who suffered brain damage after a beating at Dodger Stadium that sparked outrage and brought stadium security changes around the state and the country has returned home after two years in hospitals and rehabilitation centers.
Major League Baseball will open the 2014 regular season in Australia, with the Dodgers and Diamondbacks playing a two-game series at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
A psychiatric patient has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in Nevada accusing state officials of giving him a one-way bus ticket to Northern California, where he arrived, scared and disoriented, without money and identification in a city where he didn’t know anyone and had never been.
The deal includes 213 grocery stores under the Safeway banner in western Canada, 62 fuel stations, 10 liquor stores, 12 manufacturing facilities and four distribution centers.
The state of California is one step closer to becoming the first in the nation to ban lead ammunition for hunting.
The Japanese gaming giant opted to showcase five games for its Wii U system at a brief Monday presentation at its booth instead of host a flashy presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the gaming industry’s annual trade show.
Apple is throwing out most of the real-world graphical cues from its iPhone and iPad software, like the casino-green “felt” of its Game Center app, in what it calls the biggest update since the iPhone’s launch in 2007.
Japanese troops will converge on California’s southern coast in the next two weeks as part of a military exercise with U.S. troops aimed at improving that country’s amphibious attack abilities.
Eleven life insurance companies, including Transamerica and New York Life, will pay as much as $763 million to settle a multistate probe over unpaid death benefits.
Richard Ramirez, the notorious serial killer known as the Night Stalker, died early Friday in a hospital, a state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation official said.
The FBI started seeking information about the business and political dealings of state Sen. Ron Calderon and his brother Tom as long ago as 2005.
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.