Authorities say a Buddhist monk has been charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of another monk in a San Francisco Bay Area monastery.
A plane registered to Oscar-winning “Titanic” composer James Horner has crashed in Southern California, but the identity of the one person who died has not been released.
The right-to-die bill goes before the State Assembly Health Committee today. The State Senate passed the measure on a 23 to 14 vote earlier this month.
An underground pipeline leak last month released over 100,000 gallons of oil, about 21,000 gallons of which flowed into a storm drain, and wound up on Refugio State Beach near Santa Barbara.
One of the northern Sierra Nevada’s leading environmental groups is stepping up the fight against Squaw Valley’s proposed expansion, saying its impacts on traffic and mountain scenery threaten to destroy the charm of the ski resort that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics.
A wind-whipped wildfire moved closer to the Sierra Nevada town of Markleeville, California, on Sunday, and authorities are telling residents to be prepared to evacuate.
Los Angeles police say a man is expected to survive after being pulled off his bicycle and attacked by a suspect wielding a machete and three others.
California inmates are dying of drug overdoses at nearly triple the national rate
Authorities say three farmworkers were killed and five others hospitalized after a van overturned on a Central California highway.
Authorities in Santa Barbara County have rescued a kayaker who spent 14 hours at sea.
Hot, dry California was beginning to feel the full brunt of fire season as blazes burned throughout the state, threatening hundreds of homes, although most areas dodged serious destruction.
A pickup truck that caught fire along a Central California road has sparked a wildfire, burning hundreds of acres and shutting down several campgrounds.
On May 27, 1937, the Golden Gate bridge was opened to the public, connecting San Francisco and Marin counties.
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.