The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

High court rulings in California matters: Gay therapy, oyster farm, fuel standards

High court turns down California oyster farm WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal from a popular oyster farm in Northern California that is facing closure. The justices did not […]


FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2013 file photo Texas Gov. Rick Perry gives the keynote speech at the California Republican Party convention in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

Could Texas’ Perry be mulling move to California?

xAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Could Texas Gov. Rick Perry be California dreamin’? The Republican has made persuading top employers around the country to move to Texas a centerpiece of his administration, even leading a series […]


Capitol Building, Sacramento (AP File Photo)

Lawmakers to vote on $108 billion spending plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Lawmakers are facing a Sunday deadline to pass a $108 billion spending plan that will meet Gov. Jerry Brown’s demands for a rainy day fund and paying down debt while allocating […]


Nurses Fatima Guillen, left, and Fran Wendt, right, give Kimberly Magdeleno, 4, a whooping cough booster shot, as she is held by her mother, Claudia Solorio, at a health clinic in Tacoma, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Whooping cough cases are up in California again

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The number of whooping cough cases is up in California again and state health officials say they expect them to keep rising. The California Department of Public Health said there […]


A truck enters the Foster Farms processing plant. (AP File Photo)

Chicken plant sues pest company over cockroaches

LIVINGSTON, Calif. (AP) — A Central California chicken-processing plant has filed a lawsuit against a pest-control company over a cockroach infestation that caused the plant to close for two weeks. The Modesto Bee reports that […]


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Report faults California prison mental health care

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is providing haphazard, inadequate psychiatric treatment to its most severely mentally ill inmates, according to a new report by a federal court official. The report filed in federal court Friday […]


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Warm, windy Mother’s Day preview of Calif. weather

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hot and windy gift that Mother Nature gave the greater Los Angeles area on Mother’s Day is a preview of what weather forecasters said to expect across California this week. […]


People make their way into Terminal A at Mineta San Jose International Airport near the Hawaiian Airlines gates Monday, April 21, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Official: Boy who stowed away on jet leaves Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — The 15-year-old boy who survived a 5½-hour flight from California to Hawaii in a jet’s wheel well has left the state, an official said. Kayla Rosenfeld, the spokeswoman for Hawaii’s Department of […]


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Storm brings light rain to Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Pacific storm brought rain and snow to the San Francisco Bay Area, but it hardly made a dent in the region’s lingering drought. Scattered showers were tapering off with cooler weather […]


A 16-year-old boy, seen sitting on a stretcher, who stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from San Jose, Calif., to Maui is loaded into an ambulance at Kahului Airport in Kahului, Maui, Hawaii Sunday afternoon, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/The Maui News, Chris Sugidono)

Stowaway teen ‘lucky to be alive’

HONOLULU (AP) – Officials say a 15-year-old boy is “lucky to be alive” after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane’s wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack […]





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