Red flag warnings for fire danger are in effect for parts of Southern California due to gusty Santa Ana winds and low relative humidity levels.
The U.S. Coast Guard says it is searching for a surfer last seen in the water off Pacifica south of San Francisco.
Authorities say a suspected thief fell through the ceiling of a Northern California bike shop and left behind a cell phone in the rubble that led police to catch him.
Wild winds off Malibu blew six kayakers out so far to sea that a squid-fishing fleet had to come to their rescue.
An autopsy is scheduled Monday for a 2-year-old Santa Ana boy whose death is being investigated as a possible homicide.
Police have arrested a man who commandeered an airport work truck at the San Jose airport.
A national survey reveals the average price of regular gasoline has plunged another 10 cents a gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.84.
Orange County authorities say a 23-year-old bank teller has been arrested on suspicion of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from elderly bank customers.
Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say two brothers have been arrested in connection with a September shooting outside a Chuck E. Cheese's restaurant that shattered windows and sent people fleeing.
Authorities say a suspect in a fatal shooting was shot to death by West Covina police after he opened fire on officers during a foot chase, hitting and wounding a police dog.