OAKLAND (AP) — The Catholic Diocese of Oakland has released the names of 45 priests, deacons and religious brothers who officials say are “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors.
SACRAMENTO (AP) — California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
ANAHEIM (CNS) — The mother of a man who went into cardiac arrest during his arrest by Anaheim police officers last year has filed a federal lawsuit against the city and the two officers involved for alleged civil rights violations and wrongful death, attorneys said today.
WHITTIER (CNS) — A road-rage incident followed by a police pursuit Monday led to the death of an innocent driver whose vehicle was hit by an angry motorist in a fiery crash, Whittier police said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Researchers have discovered a group of rare owls thriving in a nature preserve near Los Angeles International Airport, according to a newspaper report Sunday.
COLTON (AP) — A man who claimed to have a bomb at a Southern California shopping center was arrested after an hours-long standoff during which authorities finally convinced him to strip off his clothes and surrender.
SANTA ANA (CNS) — Four people were killed in a two-vehicle crash Sunday in Santa Ana and one of the drivers was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.
SAN FRANCISCO — The process behind Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ decision to ask about people’s citizenship status on the 2020 U.S. census was “rotten to its core” and failed to consider that the question would cost California a substantial amount of money and at least one Congress…
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Chaos broke out during a performance of the musical “Hamilton” at San Francisco’s Orpheum theater Friday night after audience members mistook a medical emergency for a shooting.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The new leader of the Los Angeles County sheriff’s department on Friday further limited when inmates in county jails can be transferred to U.S. authorities for deportation.
SAN FRANCISCO — Winter weather enveloping California’s mountains for a fourth straight day Friday kept skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents’ Day holiday weekend, with snow so deep that plows could not tackle it and cities scrambled to find places to pile it.
SACRAMENTO — California is likely to sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, the state attorney general said Friday.
SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is sparring with President Donald Trump over $3.5 billion in federal money the state was awarded to build a high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO — A U.S. judge who has berated Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for its role in California wildfires demanded Thursday that the utility answer more questions about its efforts to clear trees and branches that can fall on its power lines and start fires.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A woman who led authorities on a high-speed chase through the San Fernando Valley and into Los Angeles was in custody this morning after being arrested in the parking garage of an apartment building in the Griffith Park area.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — A fatally shot young mountain lion in Northern California that was part of a research project has set off angry criticism and left a family defending its actions.
WEST HOLLYWOOD (CNS) — As many as three people sustained minor injuries today in a shooting during a robbery or robbery attempt in West Hollywood that was reported to have involved recording artist Rich the Kid.
With more snow still falling, the Sierra Nevada Mountains snowpack that provides as much as 30% of the state’s water supplies when it melts is showing promise for the year ahead.
SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday he’s withdrawing most of the state’s National Guard troops on the Mexico border because he won’t participate in the Trump administration’s “absurd theatrics” on border security.
SANTA BARBARA — A judge has refused to approve an agreement between coastal officials and the owners of a stretch of Southern California coastline that would allow very limited access to beaches.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A federal appeals court panel Monday rejected former Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy Baca’s appeal of his conviction on charges of obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI.
SAN FRANCISCO — Planned Parenthood has made an unusual legal demand to join California’s criminal prosecution of two anti-abortion activists charged with invasion of privacy for secretly making videos as they tried to buy fetal material from the organization.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco firefighters are turning to social media to ask for support after they were asked to evict their pet cat from their firehouse.
SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom plans Monday to withdraw several hundred National Guard troops from the state’s southern border with Mexico in defiance of the Trump administration’s request for support from border states.
FULLERTON — Witnesses and emergency responders lifted a pickup truck off people trapped when a driver plowed into a crowd on a sidewalk early Sunday, injuring at least nine, authorities said.
TRUCKEE, Calif. — The latest in a series of storms dusted Northern California beaches with snow and caused whiteout conditions on mountain roads, closing a major highway.
MONTEREY (AP) — Authorities say two people were hospitalized with serious injuries after a small plane crashed into a field at Monterey Bay Academy Airport.
MOUNT DIABLO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a body has been found in the wreckage of a plane they believed crashed Friday night two miles southwest of the peak of Mount Diablo in Northern California.
TORRANCE (CNS) — Power was restored to almost all Southern California Edison customers left in the dark after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole Saturday, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO (AP) — Police are searching for a masked suspect they say walked into a Sacramento church and started shooting during a funeral service.
SAN DIEGO — The Trump administration on Friday waived environmental reviews to replace a 14-mile stretch of border barrier in San Diego, shielding itself from potentially crippling delays.
MARTINEZ, Calif. — A judge on Friday ruled that a new state law requires Northern California police departments to release records on officer shootings and misconduct that may date back years.
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has ordered police officers to scale back vehicle stops after a newspaper reported that a special unit is pulling over a disproportionate number of black motorists.
SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. is promising to spend more than $2 billion this year to improve wildfire prevention after its equipment was blamed for causing more than 1,500 Northern California wildfires since 2014.
LOS ANGELES — Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday he was the target of “extortion and blackmail” by the publisher of the National Enquirer, which he said threatened to publish revealing personal photos of him unless he stopped investigating how the tabloid obtained his private exchanges…
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a Buddhist temple in Southern California has been destroyed after a front porch altar with candles accidentally set the building ablaze.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California man has been convicted of killing a woman who witnessed a shooting and whose children were later kidnapped and abandoned at a New Mexico motel.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced a recovery plan for the endangered Southern California population of mountain yellow-legged frogs.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A man who worked for the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services pleaded no contest today to possessing and distributing child pornography online through his personal computer.