California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Bill Banning Coal-Export FundingThe bill represents a victory for environmentalists as they campaign aggressively to block shipments of coal from the West Coast to energy-hungry markets in Asia.
Federal Judge Won't Block California Child Vaccination LawThe ruling Friday by U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw in San Diego comes as the law faces its first test with the end of summer break.
Calif. Judge Refuses To Suspend Assisted Death LawA California judge on Friday rejected a request by physicians to immediately suspend a new state law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives.
Bill Banning Orca Breeding Goes To Governor BrownThe California Legislature is moving to codify SeaWorld's plan to end killer whale breeding and entertainment shows in state law.
Judge In Stanford Swimmer Case Switching To Civil Court; Efforts To Recall Him RemainA judge whose six-month sentence in the sexual assault case of a former Stanford swimmer has removed himself from handling criminal matters, but efforts to recall him remain.
Calfornia Couple Wanted In Killing Arrested In ColoradoDays after the body of a woman was found in the Los Angeles area, a couple suspected of killing her and kidnapping her three children have been arrested in Colorado.
Judge Tosses Bernie Sanders Supporters' Lawsuit By Seeking To Delay June Primary Election The plaintiffs argued at least two counties hadn't provided information notifying voters they could register to vote in the Democratic presidential primary.
Vacaville Toddler Declared Brain Dead Taken Off Life SupportIsrael Stinson was taken off of life support following a court decision overturning a temporary restraining order placed on Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.
Rewards Offered In 2 Separate California Poaching CasesCalifornia's Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking for the public's help in solving two separate cases: the killing of a male bighorn sheep in Siskiyou County and the maiming of an adult male deer in Humboldt County.
Son Accused Of Beating Mother, 80, To Death In Central CaliforniaA man has been accused of beating his 80-year-old mother to death in her Fresno home.
Police Officer Arrested In Gang Sweep Was Placed On Leave After Alleged LeaksAuthorities say that a San Jose police officer arrested as part of a gang sweep was placed on leave two months ago after they learned he was leaking confidential information to gang members.
California Student Scores Up, But Many Don't Meet New StandardsStudents in California improved their scores on an annual statewide exam but most still aren't meeting the more challenging standards for math and reading, according to results released Wednesday.