Flat-Earther To Launch Himself In Homemade Rocket To See Planet's Shape61-year-old Mike Hughes has spent the last few years building his own steam-powered rocket out of whatever he would find.
Trader Joe's Recalls Packaged Salads Over Contamination FearTrader Joe's says it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside.
New US Weather Satellite Launched From CaliforniaAn advanced U.S. weather satellite designed to improve the accuracy of extended forecasts has been launched into polar orbit from California.
Tax Filers In Most States Claim Deduction Targeted By GOPA popular deduction targeted in the GOP's overhaul of the tax code is used by more than a quarter of all filers in a majority of states, including many led by Republicans where some residents eventually could see their federal tax bills rise.
Harassment Case Puts US Senate Candidate Under SpotlightNews that a sitting California senator is being investigated for sexual harassment against a young female employee has put a fresh spotlight on a legislative leader this week as he begins a bid against the state's first female U.S. senator.
Disneyland Shuts Cooling Towers After Legionnaires' CasesDisneyland has shut down two cooling towers after people who visited the Southern California theme park came down with Legionnaires' disease.
Man Gets 34 years In California Real Estate Fraud SchemeA California man who eluded capture for two years before being arrested has been sentenced to more than 34 years in prison for stealing about $3 million in a real estate fraud scheme.
California Man Arrested In Alleged Plot To Ambush, Kill Police OfficersA California man is behind bars Sunday after police say he was actively planning to ambush and kill police officers.
Sticker Shock Coming With California's New Pot MarketCalifornia's legal marijuana marketplace is coming with a kaleidoscope of new taxes and fees that could influence where it's grown, how pot cookies and other munchies are produced and the price tag on just about everything.
California Governor Talks Climate Change At VaticanCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown says dealing with climate change will take not just scientific but religious commitment.
San Francisco Police Approved To Use Stun GunsThe San Francisco Police Commission has voted to arm police officers with stun guns in the wake of a deadly shooting.
Tough Choice For Wildfire Survivors: Rebuild Fast Or Better?With $3.3 billion in insured losses so far and 8,900 homes and structures destroyed, the scale of loss from October's Northern California wildfires is unusual, but the devastated areas had burned before and almost certainly will again, fire ecologists say.