Northern California Rancher Believed Killed By BullA bull apparently killed a Northern California rancher and then was shot dead when it threatened first responders, authorities said.
Sidney Poitier, First Black Man To Win Best Actor Oscar, Dies At 94Groundbreaking actor Sidney Poitier has died, according to the Bahamian minister of foreign affairs. Poitier was 94 years old. Poitier was the first Black man and Bahamian actor to win an Oscar for Best Actor in 1964.
California Democrats Revive Universal Health Care BillWhat could be the nation's first universal health care system found new life on Thursday after California Democrats proposed steep tax hikes to pay for it, prompting strong opposition from insurers, doctors and Republicans at the start of an election year.
California Democrats Revive Universal Health Care Bill In LegislatureDemocrats in the California Legislature on Thursday revived a plan for what could be the nation's first universal health care system - prompting strong opposition from doctors and health insurers overtax increases for businesses and individuals that would pay for the plan and only if voters approved the tax hikes.
COVID-19 Spike Hitting California Hospitals And Schools HardCalifornia is struggling to staff hospitals and classrooms as an astonishing spike in coronavirus infections sweeps through the state.
One Of Two Winning Tickets For Powerball $630 Million Jackpot Sold In SacramentoOne of the two winning tickets for the $630 million Powerball jackpot was sold at a South Sacramento 7-Eleven.
California Bill Would Make It Easier To Sue Gun-MakersSome Democratic California lawmakers want to make it easier for people to sue gun companies for liability in shootings that cause injuries or deaths, a move advocates said Tuesday is aimed at getting around a U.S. law that prevents such lawsuits and allows the industry to act recklessly.
Newsom Slammed For California Student COVID Test ShortageAs the number of COVID-19 cases surge in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom and state officials are facing criticism for failing to deliver on a promise to provide rapid, at-home tests to all California students and school staff before classrooms reopened after the winter break.
Grammy Awards Set For Jan. 31 Postponed Due To COVIDThe 64th Grammy Awards ceremony, planned for Jan. 31 at Arena, has been postponed due to the COVID-19 surge, according to The Recording Academy.
Central California Officer Shoots Police K-9 After Dog Attacks HimA Fresno police officer fatally shot a K-9 officer on Tuesday after the dog bit him while he was taking the animal to be euthanized, authorities said.
California Imposes Water Restrictions As Drought Drags On, Even After December StormsCalifornians won't be able to water their lawns for 48 hours after rainstorms or let their sprinklers run onto the sidewalk under mandatory water restrictions state regulators adopted Tuesday as a drought continues despite heavy December rain and snow.
Powerball Jackpot Grows To $610M With No Winners In Monday’s DrawingThere were no winners in Monday night's Powerball drawing for an estimated $522 million.
California State Lawmaker Ends Bill To Limit Intersex SurgeriesA California lawmaker is withdrawing a bill that would have banned some medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex children until they are old enough to participate in the decision.
California Lawmakers Greeted By New Maps, New Building, New Laws In Return To CapitolCalifornia lawmakers returned to the state Capitol on Monday to begin an eight-month session in an election year, shaded by uncertainty but buoyed by a second consecutive year of massive budget surpluses.
California Supreme Court Rejects Early Releases For Violent FelonsThe California Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that corrections officials need not consider earlier release for violent felons, even those whose primary offense is considered nonviolent under state law.