A Northern California city is seeking a temporary ban of police use of drones, increasingly popular unmanned aircraft.
Police are investigating who left the head and skin of two dead wild boars near a pair of vegetarian restaurants in Berkeley.
Thousands of protesters took to the downtown streets of San Francisco and Oakland on Saturday to join in a national demonstration of police brutality.
A second straight night of protests in Berkeley over police killings in Missouri and New York led to at least five arrests and left two officers with minor injuries.
Berkeley voters became the first in the country to approve taxing sodas to curb consumption, after costly campaigns by the soda industry helped defeat similar taxes in more than 30 other cities and states in recent years.
The San Francisco Bay Area city of Berkeley is moving forward with plans to put climate-change warning labels on gas pumps in what could be the first such requirement of its kind in the nation.
A moderate offshore earthquake gave a jolt to cities in far Northern California, but there are no reports of damages or injuries.
California coach Mike Montgomery was reprimanded by the Pac-12 on Monday for shoving one of his own players in the chest during a game.
They lost the little Chihuahua during a move back in 2006. But just before Christmas, someone spotted the little guy in Berkeley.
Student activists at the University of California, Berkeley are regrouping the day after police arrested dozens of Occupy protesters who tried to establish an encampment on campus.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.6-magnitude earthquake has struck the San Francisco Bay area.
California physicist Saul Perlmutter says nobody expects to win a Nobel Prize.