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Jerry Brown to meet Mexico official
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown is planning to meet Mexico's secretary of foreign affairs ahead of his trade mission to the bordering nation next week.
Brown announced Monday he will meet with Foreign Minister Jose Ant...
Law OKs underage wine and beer tasting in colleges
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Aspiring brewers and winemakers in college can legally taste — but not swallow — their products starting winter semester.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB1989 on Monday to fix a situation that prevented some students from...
57 dogs displaced by fire in Riverside County
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — An animal services spokesman says 57 dogs displaced by a fire at a Riverside County home will be put up for adoption.
The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports the dogs, all miniature Shetland sheepdogs, were surrendered by...
Public outcry after trees felled for mall project in Thousand Oaks
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The city of Thousand Oaks has lost some of its namesake trees, and community activists are determined to see it doesn't happen again.
More than 170 trees were lost this year to make way for a shopping center face-lift,...
FBI: Orange County man wanted to join terrorists
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California man who federal authorities say was attempting to travel overseas to join an al-Qaida splinter group has been charged with lying on a passport application, according to court documents.
Robbers' families say police acted appropriately
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — The families of two slain bank robbery suspects said that police in the Northern California city of Stockton acted appropriately when they engaged in a gunbattle with their sons.
Gregory Jon Martinez said Friday tha...
Summertime means fair time!
The Orange County Fair opened on July 11. It runs through August 20. There's a lot to see and do -- and eat -- at the fair so check it out!
Click here for the Orange County Fair's website.
Ongoing investigation in alleged SCV teen nude photos
Explicit photos of some Santa Clarita Valley teens were posted to Twitter and L.A. County Sheriff's detectives are hunting for the person or persons behind the postings.
Detectives say the postings included the term "SCV purge." That is a possible...
Stockon police: Gang of bank robbers intended to kill
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — A gang of bank robbers who took three women hostage during their getaway attempt and waged a deadly, high-speed gunbattle with police were heavily armed, had ammunition magazines taped or strapped to their bodies and intended...
US judge rules against California death penalty
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge ruled California's death penalty unconstitutional Wednesday, writing that lengthy and unpredictable delays have resulted in an arbitrary and unfair capital punishment system.
The decision by U.S. District Judge...
List of biggest water saving, guzzling districts in California
Despite the governor's call for conservation amid a historic drought, California water agencies across the state collectively reported a 1 percent increase in water use in May 2014 compared to the same month over the previous three years.
3 dead in Stockton bank robbery, gunbattle
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Cars and houses were riddled with bullets during a high-speed chase and hostages were thrown from a fleeing SUV after a bank robbery Wednesday that led to the deaths of a hostage and two robbers, police said.
California hiker with broken leg ate bugs to live
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A hiker who was stranded for six days with a badly broken leg in California's Sierra Nevada said Wednesday that survival mode kicked in when he treated his own injury and he sought sustenance by eating crickets and moths, and...
Raiders Are California's Most Popular Team
What's the most popular sports team in each state? It matters to marketers and the teams themselves. In a new analysis NFL teams come out on top for search frequency on the Internet in 32 states. Specifically, the Dallas Cowboys and Seattle Seahawks...
Should California be split into 6 states?
Supporters of a long-shot measure that would split California into six states submitted 1.3 million signatures to election officials on July 15. The effort is spearheaded by venture capitalist Tim Draper. He needs officials to deem nearly 808,000 of...