San Luis Obispo
Fire officials say an employee at a wholesale California grocer is lucky to be alive after getting caught in a running meat grinder.
A man surfing on the Central California coast was dragged under water by a juvenile great white shark and bitten in the hip on Sunday before he could paddle to shore, where he received help from two doctors who happened to be on the beach, a witness said Sunday.
Police say a California woman was cited after climbing into the giraffe exhibit at a Madison zoo and getting kicked in the face.
A steer named Panda is now recovering at an animal sanctuary after being doused in kerosene and set on fire.
It urged women to wear racy attire with a Native American theme and sparked complaints that it was sexist and ethnically offensive.
The university said in a statement that the student, who lives off campus, was diagnosed Thursday and is receiving treatment.
Investigators say the California driver of a car that flipped, killing two passengers, had a blood-alcohol level three times the legal driving limit.
California firefighters are battling a wildfire that has already burned nearly 8 square miles of grassland on a westward run from a Kern County oil field to a remote area of eastern San Luis Obispo County.
A California forger who showed up in court with a phony doctor note seeking a sentencing delay has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison.