Police have arrested a man after surveillance video from a Bakersfield convenience store showed a toddler being knocked down with a slap to the face.
On the heels of a record $1.6 billion penalty against Pacific Gas & Electric Co., California’s top utility regulator said he will look into whether the state’s biggest power utility should be broken up to improve safety.
California’s largest power utility says it won’t appeal a record $1.6 billion penalty from the state for a 2010 gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in a San Francisco suburb.
About 6.8 percent of the roughly 133,300 medical appointments completed at the Sacramento Veterans Affairs Medical Center from Sept. 1 to Feb. 28 missed the VA’s timeliness goal, which calls for patients to be seen within 30 days.
Picker, in his statement, cited what he said were rising numbers of state safety citations against PG&E’s natural gas operations and said it appeared the utility, with $1.6 billion in earnings in 2014, was able to shrug off financial penalties.
The two face child abuse charges. Lachaux is also charged with concealing evidence after the toddler’s badly decomposed body was found in the garage.
A puppy that fell into an old well casing in Fresno was rescued By firefighters.
The board is using numbers from September 2014, the first period when it had residential per capita numbers on water usage, to determine new restrictions on the state’s 411 urban water suppliers.
Responding to federal inaction over immigration reform, California Democrats on Tuesday announced a package of 10 bills that would extend health care, legal rights and business protection to immigrants who are illegally living in the state.
California received nearly a half-million applications for driver’s licenses from immigrants in the country illegally in the three months since a new law took effect.
Clyde Froehlich says the rain doesn’t put a damper on his online business, Blue Barrel Systems, where he sells do-it-yourself rain barrel kits. He says sales have shot up since Gov. Jerry Brown ordered a mandatory 25 percent cut in usage.
62-year-old man survived with minor cuts after being pulled under 20 feet of water by an apparently hungry sea lion.
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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