New oil drilling known as fracking is being done at a much lower cost in places like Canada, Montana and North Dakota, and officials say transporting that oil by rail is the fastest and cheapest way to move it.
A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination.
Gary Bennett spent much of the last three decades preparing his property in Napa County for the day when a wildfire would sweep over the hill, including clearing brush and grass around his three-bedroom home in a scenic canyon 85 miles north of San Francisco.
An increasing number of people have tried to circumvent those standards by converting the handguns into single-shot weapons, which are currently exempt from such standards, then changing them back to semi-automatics when a sale is complete.
A research firm says California home foreclosure starts slid to the lowest level in more than eight years during the second quarter, thanks to higher home values.
A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled California’s death penalty unconstitutional.
When the man with the Twitter handle @HiddenCash moved his scavenger hunt to Whittier, California, a thousand people trampled through Penn Park seeking free money.
Californians increased water consumption this year during the severe drought, despite pleas from the governor to conserve, fallowed farm fields and reservoirs that are quickly draining, according to a report released Tuesday.
Charlene Howarth, 62, was found dead in her home late Sunday morning. Sheriff’s deputies have classified her death as a homicide.
Ernie Hills of Sacramento says when his stove quit working, Colonial Home Warranty offered him a $35 buyout, saying the expensive part wasn’t available.
A survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. has fallen 4 cents over the last three weeks to $3.67.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it will remove fewer wild horses and burros from the range across the West this summer because of budget constraints and overflowing holding pens.