A Northern California sheriff’s sergeant is accused of sexual battery against two women while on duty.
Jerry Brown is on the verge of doing what no one has ever done in California and what no one may ever do again: get elected to a fourth term as governor.
The Republican candidate reported the contribution late Friday, bringing his personal contributions to more than $3 million for the primary and general election.
The lingering drought has drained Lake Tahoe below its natural rim for the first time in 5 years, cutting off the flow of the Truckee River.
Authorities say a wild black bear ate most of a Northern California man who likely died earlier of a heart attack.
Immigration officials say local authorities released thousands of immigrants from jails this year despite efforts to take them into federal custody, including more than 3,000 people with previous felony charges or convictions.
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 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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