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2 hrs ago | The Willits News
It was another balmy, breezy summer day Monday, with a high in San Jose of 79 degrees, far below the record temperature of 97. Oakland was even cooler at 74, and as usual, San Francisco's high of 70 was cool enough to bring out jackets.
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5 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald
It's about to get more difficult to go unnoticed if your sprinklers are watering the street more than your lawn.
7 hrs ago | CBS Local
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill aimed at diversifying California's health exchange board by expanding the eligibility criteria for members.
9 hrs ago | The Raw Story
California's chance to keep a lid on some of the nation's highest gas prices and join in the spoils of a domestic oil production boom is threatened by quickly growing opposition to a rail terminal in Washington state.
13 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle
It was nearly show time as designer Francesca Aiello snapped pictures backstage of models in her latest swimwear designs.
17 hrs ago | Daily World
The grim story of a 35-year-old man, recently returned to an Illinois prison on a probation violation, represents much of what is wrong with the criminal justice system and its de facto role as repository for the mentally ill, law enforcement officials say.
This time of year, May Vu's farm in Sanger should be carpeted with blooming flowers and a bounty of vegetables.
Katie Fyhrie, 25, begins her day recently by harvesting nectarines with Cloverleaf farm owner Emma Torbert, left, on a stone fruit orchard at the Collins Farm in Davis.
Air Force officials are expected to decide as soon as next month whether to go forward with an expansion of a bomber training area over the Northern Plains that would encompass an area larger than West Virginia.
Veteran rocker ROD STEWART is hoping to move back to his native Britain from California so his two youngest sons can be educated in the U.K. The crooner has lived in Los Angeles since 1975, and has been raising his two boys with wife Penny Lancaster in the U.S. However, Stewart is now hoping to bring his family back to Britain so the boys, ... (more)
As much as it pains me to interrupt my non-stop tanning and surfing, it becomes necessary to take a moment to respond to a budding movement that would accomplish the previously unthinkable: break California up into six states.
California officials have ordered an emergency shut-down of 11 oil and gas waste injection sites and a review more than 100 others in the state's drought-wracked Central Valley out of fear that companies may have been pumping fracking fluids and other toxic waste into drinking water aquifers there.
A Southern California couple who scaled back watering their lawn amid the state's drought received a warning from the suburb where they live that they might be fined for creating an eyesore - despite emergency statewide orders to conserve.
California's campaign-finance watchdog agency on Friday began posting online the names of political campaign treasurers who have been sanctioned or warned more than twice for violating reporting rules.
In a Tuesday, July 15, 2014 file photo, David Morrison, extradited from California, enters court for arraignment, in Bennington, Vt.
A new film tells the story of four undocumented high school students who bested MIT engineers in a robotics competition.
Last week, demolition began in Fresno to clear the way for the first stretch of track.
Updated: Mon Jul 21, 2014 10:33 pm
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