SUN VALLEY — A possibly homeless man was fatally injured Sunday in a fire at a vacant commercial building.
LOS ANGELES — Light rain blanketed much of the Los Angeles area Sunday, but the fast-moving storm was expected to taper off, with only a slight chance of showers after midnight.
LOS ANGELES — More than 10,000 people participated in Saturday’s 12th annual HomeWalk in downtown Los Angeles, billed as the nation’s largest public event to end homelessness.
SACRAMENTO (AP) — Authorities say somebody stole a tripod from a California Department of Transportation crew and then dropped it from an overpass onto a freeway, impaling the lung of a passenger in a van.
RIVERSIDE— An F-16 fighter jet that crashed through the roof of a Southern California warehouse was armed with live ammunition and authorities planned to dispose of its ordnance Friday, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO — The Trump administration cancelled nearly $1 billion Thursday in federal money for California’s high-speed rail project, further throwing into question the future of the ambitious plan to connect Los Angeles and San Francisco.
LOS ANGELES — Schools trying to protect kids from mass shootings are turning to gunshot detection systems, cellphone apps and artificial intelligence — a high-tech approach designed to reduce the number of victims.
SAN JOSE (AP) — A Northern California man convicted in a 2002 drive-by shooting that left a man paralyzed has been exonerated and freed after 17 years in prison, his attorney said Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The California Supreme Court refused Thursday to review the case of a San Fernando Valley drug dealer convicted of killing a 20th Century Fox distribution executive who was having an on-again, off-again affair with the defendant’s estranged wife.
RIVERSIDE — An F-16 fighter jet crashed Thursday into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in California, sending a dozen people to hospitals for evaluation after they were exposed to debris, authorities said.
PALOS VERDES ESTATES (AP) — A social media photo showing two Southern California high school students laughing while displaying a prom proposal poster containing a racial slur against black people drew a stern reaction from their principal Wednesday.
SAN FRANCISCO — California fire officials said Wednesday that Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. power lines sparked a blaze that killed 85 people, making it the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Federal authorities are almost done disbanding a makeshift neighborhood of trailers where Northern California wildfire victims have been living for
PHOENIX — The U.S. government plans on replacing barriers through 100 miles of the southern border in California and Arizona, including through a national monument and a wildlife refuge, according to documents and environmental advocates.
SAN FRANCISCO — A cold front traveling down to Northern California from the Gulf of Alaska is expected to dump at least a foot of snow (30 centimeters) in higher elevations of the Sierra Nevada, weeks before the start of summer, officials said Tuesday.
SACRAMENTO — Five states have joined forces to try to block a new rule from the Trump administration they say weakens labor unions and their ability to collectively bargain for wages and benefits.
LOS ANGELES — Military prosecutors in the case of a Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 installed tracking software in emails sent to defense lawyers and a reporter in an attempt to discover who was leaking information to the news media, according to lawy…
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A freelance journalist is vowing to protect his source after San Francisco police raided his home and office while keeping him handcuffed for several hours as part of a criminal investigation, according to a newspaper report.
VERNON (CNS) — Los Angeles County sheriff’s homicide detectives Saturday released the name of the man suspected of shooting at police during a wild pursuit from Maywood to Vernon and confirmed the name of the woman driving the car in a wild pursuit that started in Maywood and ended in Vern…
NEW YORK — Speaking from the Senate floor for the first time, Kamala Harris expressed gratitude for a woman on whose shoulders she said she stood. In her autobiography, Harris interspersed the well-worn details of her resume with an extended ode to the one she calls “the reason for everythin…
LONG BEACH — Pet owners and others gathered at a Southern California intersection to mourn a popular dog walker killed along with five of six dogs she was transporting when a motorist fleeing police crashed into her car.
SANTA CLARITA — An inmate serving an eight-year sentence for a drug, vehicle theft and firearm conviction who walked away from a conservation camp in Santa Clarita was apprehended Saturday in Riverside, authorities said.
PARADISE, Calif. — Fears of harming an endangered frog species have forced crews to delay cleaning debris from about 800 properties in Paradise, angering some residents anxious to start rebuilding their homes.
VERNON — A police chase believed to have started in Downey ended in Vernon on Friday with an exchange of gunfire between law enforcement officers and a passenger — believed to be a murder suspect who shot and killed a liquor store co-owner.
SAN LUIS OBISPO — San Luis Obispo firefighters say four people narrowly escaped an early morning fire in an apartment where smoke detectors had been taken down.
SACRAMENTO — Calling it “a stain on the state of California,” Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday vowed to use part of a historic budget surplus to tackle homelessness in the nation’s most prosperous state.
SAN DIEGO — A gunman who killed a woman and wounded three during services at a Southern California synagogue later told a 911 dispatcher he had done it because “the Jewish people are destroying the white race,” prosecutors said Thursday in announcing 109 hate crime and other charges against …
LOS ANGELES — The U.S. government moved Thursday toward allowing new oil and gas drilling on wide swaths of federal land in California that has been off-limits since environmentalists sued in 2013.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorneys general from 33 states on Wednesday urged Congress to approve a proposal intended to fully open the doors of the U.S. banking system to the legal marijuana industry.
LAGUNA NIGUEL — Immigration officials will train dozens of U.S. border patrol agents to screen immigrants arriving on the southwest border for asylum amid a surge in the number of families seeking the protection, a government official said Wednesday.
BEVERLY HILLS — A fiery debate is breaking out across Beverly Hills as people at tony hair salons, gas stations and stores weigh in on whether the city of the rich and famous should become the first in the U.S. to outlaw the sale of tobacco products everywhere except a few cigar lounges.
TORRANCE (CNS) — Two young men are set to be arraigned today on charges that they beat and robbed an autistic man inside a Rolling Hills Estates mall parking structure in March.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom and his wife, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, unveiled Tuesday what they call a “parents’ agenda,” including proposals to end the sales tax on diapers and tampons and to use revenue from legal marijuana sales to expand child care programs.
Sunday was Cinco de Mayo, a holiday that celebrates an unlikely victory in Mexico against the forces of France, around the time the United States was ending its own Civil War. On this 5th of May, a group of American soldiers of the National Guard celebrated unlikely victory of their own in a…
In 2018, the Golden State grew by 186,807 people, according to data released by the state last week. That’s about two Los Angeles Memorial Coliseums, or almost 10 Oracle Arenas full of new Californians.
NORWALK (CNS) — The prosecution announced today it won’t seek the death penalty against two men charged with the slaying of a Downey police officer who was shot once in the face while sitting in his BMW in a parking lot near the police station.
AZUSA (CNS) — A woman working for the Azusa Unified School District has been arrested on suspicion of having an unlawful sexual relationship with a minor, police said today.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered board members of Pacific Gas & Electric to tour the Northern California town of Paradise, which was leveled by a wildfire that may have been caused by the utility’s equipment.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Trump administration can force asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for immigration court hearings while the policy is challenged in court, handing the president a major victory, even if it proves temporary.
LITTLEROCK — Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit Investigators are asking for the public’s help locating Littlerock resident Steve Primitivo Lucatero.
KNIGHTS LANDING, Calif. — Three family members sleeping in their trailer home were killed and a girl was seriously injured after a suspected drunk driver plowed his pickup truck into the home, police said Monday.
KERNVILLE — State wildlife authorities say new facilities built at their Kern River Hatchery will allow breeding of Kern River rainbow trout that will be planted throughout the Kern River Basin.