The man accused of starting the fire in the Siskiyou County town of Weed that destroyed 150 structures – 100 of them homes — had a specific target in mind.
The California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation, which receives donations from special interests seeking influence in the Legislature, is picking up the estimated $50,000 tab.
Federal Election Commission records reinforce what television viewers in Sacramento and San Diego already know: Special interest groups are funding a wave of mostly negative political ads.
The California Supreme Court has decided not to consider the appeal of a case brought by opponents of the state’s bullet train project, clearing the way for planning to proceed.
Representatives from the utility, health care, transportation and water sectors in California say a statewide earthquake early warning system would help prevent injuries, save lives and minimize damage.
Federal investigators say a California firefighting aircraft that crashed while battling a wildfire in Yosemite National Park might have struck a tree and torn off a wing as it approached the blaze.
A 50-year-old transient has been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a 12-year-old girl from the front yard of her Central California home and then sexually assaulting her.
Authorities say a 20-year-old student at University of California, Davis drowned in a weekend rafting accident in Yolo County.
The 71-year-old man was the owner and president of Broadway Global Master, which pretended to be a debt collection company, according to court documents.
Analyst declares the housing market returning to normal as people who were sitting out get back into buying homes.
The California Latino Caucus Foundation is picking up the estimated $50,000 tab. The invitation lists the event as the “Inauguration of Kevin de Leon,” using language usually reserved for presidents and governors. The soiree will feature a 15-member, all-female mariachi band called Mariachi Divas.
The 32-year-old has pleaded not guilty to a four-count indictment stemming from last year’s Rim Fire, which burned 400 square miles of the Sequoia National Forest, including parts of Yosemite National Park.
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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