California News

File photo of a gavel. (Getty Images)

Appeal Court: Judges Shouldn’t Have Forced YouTube To Take Down Anti-Muslim Video

The 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal sided with Google, which owns YouTube, saying the previous decision by a three-member panel of the same court gave “short shrift” to the First Amendment and constituted prior restraint – a prohibition on free speech before it takes place.


File (Credit: CBS13)

Man Body In Los Angeles Found Burning On Sidewalk

Homicide detectives are investigating after the body of a man was found burning on a South Los Angeles sidewalk.


File (credit:

Man Drives Wrong Way On Bay Area Freeway For 25 Miles, Crashes

A man drove about 25 miles in the wrong direction on San Francisco Bay Area freeways and city streets and then crashed into another car.


Surveillance video of the suspects. (Credit: Madera Police Department)

Men Attack Janitor After Mistaking His Uniform For Gang Color

Police are on the lookout for two men who attacked a janitor Saturday night.


File (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

US Gas Prices Rise 22 Cents Per Gallon, California Up 53 Cents

The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped 22 cents in the past three weeks to $2.80.


PASADENA, CA - MAY 17:  (L-R) Wouter Wippert of the Netherlands riding for Drapac Professional Cycling  in second place, Mark Cavendish of Great Britain riding for Etixx - Quick-Step in first place and Peter Sagan of Slovakia riding for Tinkoff-Saxo in third place take the podium for stage eight of the 2015 Amgen Tour of California from Los Angeles to Pasadena on May 17, 2015 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Peter Sagan Wins Tour Of California

Slovakian Peter Sagan surged late and won the Tour of California by three seconds on Sunday with a close third-place finish.


(Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Boy, 14, Shoots And Kills 9-Year-Old Brother

Authorities say a 14-year-old boy has shot and killed his 9-year-old brother in a Southern California home.



Clearlake Lifts Its Short-Lived Marijuana Ban

A small Northern California city has lifted its short-lived ban on marijuana cultivation after critics filed a lawsuit and collected enough signatures to challenge the prohibition with a ballot measure.


FILE PHOTO: An Asian Tiger mosquito feeds from the blood from a person in an undated photo. (Photo by Jack Leonard/New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control Board/Getty Images)

Southern California Residents On The Lookout For Rare, Dangerous Mosquito

Los Angeles County residents are being asked to be on the lookout for a rare and potentially dangerous mosquito.



Meet Colusa Brown: California’s First Pet Sutter Brown Gets A Deputy

Brown spokesman Evan Westrup says the two-month-old female puppy is a mix of Pembroke Welsh Corgi and Border Collie. Colusa joined the family earlier this week from a family in Red Bluff.


A Los Angeles man is in custody for trying to sell Chagall and Diego Rivera paintings to undercover detectives for $700,000. (Photo by PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Alleged Car Thief Was Carjacked

Police in a Los Angeles suburb have arrested a man who reported being carjacked. They say he stole the car in the first place.



Assembly Bill Would Waive Community College Fees For Corinthian Colleges Students

The college chain abruptly closed 28 campuses across the country last month after the U.S. Department of Education announced $30 million in fines for misrepresentation.


Photo Galleries
Credit: Anjali Hemphill/CBS13

Weed Neighborhood Ravaged By Boles Fire

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.

California's Central Valley Impacted By Major Drought

California Gripped By Drought

Federal water regulators estimate California’s drought could be one of the most expensive natural disasters in U.S. history.


New Bay Bridge Span Gets Final Touches

Workers are putting the finishing touches on the new east span of the Bay Bridge, which is on track to open on Tuesday.

Oracle Team USA Capsizes In SF Bay

Oracle Team USA Catamaran Capsizes In San Francisco Bay

Crews worked into the night trying to secure an Oracle catamaran that capsized in San Francisco Bay Tuesday afternoon and drifted out to sea.

Space Shuttle Endeavour Makes Last Trip To ISS Under Command Of Astronaut Mark Kelly

Shuttle Endeavour Through The Years

The Space Shuttle Endeavour is headed to California where it will be permanently displayed in a museum.

Fire Erupts At Richmond Gas Refinery

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.

Grasshopper Invasion

Grasshopper Invasion!

The Campbell family of Herald is dealing with millions of grasshoppers!

More Galleries