Man Accused Of Islamic Center Threats Had Guns, Ammo To Back Them UpMark Lucian Feigin first called the Islamic center Sept. 19 and left a hate-filled voicemail, police said. The next day, they said, he called and threatened to kill people at the center.
Lawyers: 41 Suicide Attempts At Yuba County Jail Point To Inmate MistreatmentThe lawyers' court filing says the frequent suicide attempts are one sign of poor treatment of physically and mentally ill inmates. That includes isolating mentally ill inmates in windowless cells for weeks at a time.
18.7 Million: California Voter Registration Sets RecordSecretary of State Alex Padilla announced Tuesday that 500,000 people enrolled for the first time or updated their information in the final two days the state accepted registrations.
Lawsuit Seeks To Stop DMV From Suspending Licenses Of People Who Can't Afford FinesThe suit filed Tuesday says that the DMV can suspend licenses only when a driver has "willfully" chosen not to pay a traffic fine or appear in court. The plaintiffs argue that an inability to pay does not constitute a willful failure.
State Audit Rips California Agency That Helps People With DisabilitiesUnlike other programs overseen by the department, the respite-services program has no cap on how much companies can charge for administrative expenses and profit.
Volkswagen Owners Say Emissions Scandal Deal Doesn't Go Far EnoughThe German automaker acknowledged last year that about 475,000 Volkswagens and Audis with 2-liter, four-cylinder diesel engines were programmed to cheat on emissions tests.
Northern California Spanish-Language School Hit With Anti-Immigrant GraffitiA Spanish-language school in Sonoma County has been vandalized with graffiti criticizing immigrants and referencing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Judge Approves Volkswagen Emissions SettlementA federal judge in San Francisco has approved a $15 billion court settlement of most claims against Volkswagen for its emissions-cheating scandal.
250 Animals Rescued, 35 Animals Killed In California Pet Store FireAuthorities say nearly 3 dozen animals were killed when flames ripped through a Los Angeles pet shop.
Man Accused Of Trying To Kidnap Central California Girl, 4A Fresno man has been arrested after police say he tried to lure a 4-year-old girl away from her grandmother several times.
Deadline Looms For $15 Billion Volkswagen Emissions DealIt calls for the German automaker to spend up to $10 billion to buy back or repair about 475,000 Volkswagens and Audi vehicles with 2-liter diesel engines and pay their owners an additional $5,100 to $10,000 each.
Authorities: No Signs Bus Driver Used Brakes Before Crash That Killed 12The NTSB planned to look into the history of the bus, its owner-driver, Teodulo Elias Vides, and other circumstances, such as what he was doing during the four to five hours the bus was at the Red Earth Casino