A Southern California wildfire carving a path to the sea grew to more than 15 square miles and crews prepared Friday for another bad day of gusting winds and searing weather.
California may speed up the release of some inmates while allowing other inmates with a violent history to become firefighters, under a proposal to cut crowding in state prisons Gov. Jerry Brown filed late Thursday night.
Firefighters were able to beat back a powerful wildfire that bore down on a dry Southern California city, limiting the damages to a single house and curbing the threat to hundreds more.
Firefighters are battling two small wildfires fueled by gusty winds in Northern California wine country.
A woman in Northern California is facing attempted murder charges after she allegedly tried to sneak tainted bottles of orange juice inside a Starbucks.
Officials say rock slides are to blame for the deaths of two California Department of Transportation workers who were removing loose rocks above a highway in far Northern California.
The state expects to have nearly as many inmates available to help during this year’s firefighting season as it did before a two-year-old law began sending lower-level felons to county jails instead of state prisons.
California lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have permitted bartenders to serve drinks until 4 a.m., two hours later than the current last call for alcohol.
Police say a man climbed onto the balcony of Gov. Jerry Brown’s Midtown condominium while the governor was in China.
The number of California homes entering the foreclosure process has plunged to a more-than-seven-year low as the state housing market continues to improve.
SACRAMENTO (AP) — The state Senate has approved Gov. Jerry Brown’s choice to lead the California Department of Transportation, despite concerns over frequent problems at the agency. Even supporters of Director Malcolm Dougherty say he […]
A team led by a nurseryman from northern Michigan and his sons has raced against time for two decades, snipping branches from some of the world’s biggest and most durable trees with plans to produce clones that could restore ancient forests and help fight climate change.
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.
The Campbell family of Herald is dealing with millions of grasshoppers!
A Spring storm spawned a funnel cloud that was seen all over the Valley.
Fans, family and friends remember singing icon Whitney Houston during a funeral service on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in her hometown of Newark, New Jersey. Houston was found dead in her hotel bathroom in Beverly Hills a week earlier.