Officials plan to conduct an autopsy on the body of a San Jose woman who died after her kayak flipped over and was pushed against a rock in a Shasta County creek.
A huge wildfire sparked by lightning in Northern California burned to the edge of three small towns on Monday, threatening thousands of homes as fearful residents sought safety miles away at an emergency shelter.
Authorities say a 1,200-acre wildfire near Redding in northern California is 30 percent contained and has destroyed two outbuildings. Officials say five homes were damaged but firefighters were able to save them all.
A free-speech dispute in a Northern California city has forged an unlikely political alliance between the regional chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and a local tea party group.
A Northern California man is facing charges after police say he brought a gun into a hospital emergency room and threatened to start shooting if he didn’t get faster attention for treatment he was seeking.
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