The U.S. Department of Justice says the plea Thursday by myRedBook.com operator Eric Omuro represents the first federal conviction of a website operator for facilitation of prostitution.
A social hall at St. Theresa Catholic Church in South Lake Tahoe was damaged by a large fallen tree, said Eric Guevin, Tahoe Douglas fire marshal. But the tree narrowly missed a prominent statue in an outdoor courtyard.
Jim Atchison has served as CEO and president since 2009. He will become vice chairman and will be nominated to the board of its independent nonprofit conservation fund.
“We’re really working to convince the state this is not a murder case,” defense attorney Walter Todd said after a brief court hearing Thursday in Marion County. “There are other possibilities – criminally negligent homicide, manslaughter in the second degree … there are many other options.”
Concerns about the severe weather prompted officials at Vandenberg AFB to postpone the launch of a defense satellite.
California’s population climbed to 38.5 million people over the last year as the state recorded its most significant back-to-back growth in a decade.
California is battling the worst pertussis epidemic recorded in the state in seven decades.
A storm expected to be one of the windiest and rainiest in five years pushed across parts of Northern California early Thursday after schools canceled classes and residents stocked up on supplies.
Los Angeles County prosecutors charged Dimitri Diatchenko, of North Hollywood, on Tuesday with cruelty to an animal and making criminal threats.
More than two dozen suspected members of a gang that terrorized a housing project for a half century and controlled drug dealing in an East Los Angeles neighborhood were arrested Wednesday on charges related to a federal racketeering indictment.
A new report says California’s economy is expected to continue its steady recovery and predicts the state unemployment rate will drop nearly two full percentage points by the end of 2016.
Two teenagers who allegedly fed a live cat to two dogs, videotaped the attack and posted it online have been arrested in Kern County on suspicion of cruelty to an animal.
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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