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In San Francisco real estate, $1M won't buy much
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Association of Realtors President Betty Taisch has two words of advice for those who want to live here and think $1 million will buy them their dream house: think again.
In the souped-up world of San...
California drought hits new record high
More than half of California is now under the most severe level of drought for the first time since the federal government began issuing regular drought reports in the late 1990s, according to new data released Thursday.
According to the U.S....
Jerry Brown's opponent lives as homeless person for a week
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's Republican candidate for governor spent a week living as a homeless person in search of a job to test Gov. Jerry Brown's claim that the state is making a comeback after the economic downturn.
In an o...
OC company recalls food on botulism fears
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — An Orange County packaged-food company is voluntarily recalling several products over fears of possible botulism contamination.
The California Department of Public Health warned consumers Wednesday to ...
Dead whale floats in at Port Hueneme naval base
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (AP) — Scientists will try to determine what killed a 40-foot whale that floated into the port at the Port Hueneme naval base.
Kimberly Gearhart, a public affairs officer with the base, says the whale appeared to...
New California fines for wasting water take effect
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - New regulations that include fines up to $500 a day for residents who waste water are taking effect in California.
The State Water Resources Control Board approved the rules earlier this month, making it illegal for people...
Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not have a moral obligation to accept...
California to have 4 governors in 4 days next week
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — How many governors does it take to run the state of California? Next week, the answer's four.
Three different acting governors will fill in for Gov. Jerry Brown when the state's top officials take turns...
Cougars need love connection in Agoura Hills, Caltrans says
AGOURA HILLS (CNS) - Caltrans officials plan to build a bridge for mountain lions and other wild animals to cross the Ventura (101) Freeway west of Los Angeles, officials said today.
The National Park System has been tracking mountain lions in the...
Family law bills proposed in California
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As the rise of nontraditional families leads to disputes under outdated law, California lawmakers returning from summer break will consider bills that seek to update family law.
Here are the bills:
California state senator facing additional charge
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California state senator charged in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown was also charged Friday with racketeering.
A federal grand jury filed...
Study recommends inmate immunity test
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly t...
Fox, Arnett share 'TMNT' love with Comic-Con crowd
SAN DIEGO (AP) — For the human stars of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," it's all about Michelangelo.
When asked by a fan during a Comic-Con panel which member of the sewer-dwelling, pizza-loving superhero team was their favorite, Meg...
How's your comic history knowledge?
Comic-Con is going on in San Diego this weekend. But we have some fun of our own from the comfort of your computer screen. Test your comic book character and super hero knowledge with our 10-question...
'Fill the Boot' fundraiser hosted by Angels and firefighters
The Angels are teaming up with the Anaheim Firefighters Association to host the fourth annual Angel Stadium “Fill the Boot” Fundraiser to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) of Orange County and Riverside County.
The Angels Wives and...