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California is a national leader in reducing the number of juvenile offenders incarcerated in state and county lockups, according to a study advocacy groups released Tuesday.
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Ohio's Cedar Point and Kings Island were the most visited theme parks in the nation last year outside of the usual hot spots in Florida and California, according to a new report from an industry trade group.
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During Saturday's budget bonanza, a triumphant Senate president pro tem celebrated the smooth passage of a tax measure by telling observers they had just witnessed the Democratic supermajority in action .
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A form of cancer killed the serial killer known as the Night Stalker who terrorized Southern California in the mid-1980s, coroner's officials said Monday.
Summer is almost here - and in California that means it's the season to worry about rolling blackouts.
Cities and counties could dramatically restrict the information they release to the public without explanation under a bill approved by the state Legislature and sent to Gov. Jerry Brown as part of the state budget package.
A southern California lawyer is being held in lieu of $2 million bail on attempted murder charges in a domestic violence case, accused of shooting his wife at his home last week.
Opening statements are Monday in the trial of a 79-year-old man charged with the decades-old killing of four women in Northern California who had matching initials.
A federal judge on Monday is scheduled to consider whether an airborne fungus that occurs naturally in the San Joaquin Valley presents enough of a public health danger that thousands of vulnerable state prison inmates should be moved to other locations.
A majority of California voters believe same-sex couples should be allowed to legally marry in the state, according to results from the latest USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences/Los Angeles Times Poll.
California approved a major part of the federal Affordable Care Act on Saturday by expanding Medicaid to another 1.4 million of the state's poor as the deadline loomed for the state budget.
Highlights of the budget the Legislature is sending to Gov. Jerry Brown for the fiscal year that begins July 1. - Projects the state will collect $97.1 billion in general fund revenue and adopts a $96.3 billion spending plan for the 2013-14-fiscal year starting July 1. It maintains a $1.1 billion reserve and pays down some of the debt accrued ... (more)
If there is anyplace the gang green can expect to get its way, it would surely be California.
A jury has awarded $55 million to a Southern California man who lost his legs because he claims a private security firm's guard failed to protect him from gang members who shot him at an apartment building.
The Legislature's Democratic leaders touted their passage of a state budget ahead of their constitutional deadline, but no one was happier about it than Assemblyman Roger Hernandez.