Police have shot and killed a suspected burglar who resisted arrest and grabbed an officer's handgun in a Rite Aid store in Fountain Valley.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing a 9-year-old boy in a Northern California town.
An officer who found an abandoned newborn in a garbage dumpster has been reunited with the now 25-year-old man he helped save.
A multi-billion dollar project to bring salmon back to a dried-up section of California's second-longest river is moving forward despite the state's historic drought and complaints from some farmers who reluctantly agreed to give up some of their water allotments to support the effort.
California is sending a team of 57 urban search and rescue workers to Nepal to find people buried under rubble after Saturday's massive earthquake.
A section of a Southern California freeway remains closed as crews repair damage to the roadway caused when a tanker truck loaded with 8,500 gallons of gasoline overturned and burst into flames.
At least 30 fish have been removed from in the area of Lake Tahoe beneath Fanny Bridge as the California Department of Fish and Wildlife combats low oxygen levels caused by the drought.
A plant that bottles Sacramento municipal water and sells it at a profit has been the target of criticism during the California drought.
Two Northern California men attempting to summit Mount Everest survived an avalanche unleashed by a powerful earthquake in Nepal.
One person is dead and two are seriously injured after a Sacramento police chase that ended with a crash.