Firefighters are making progress against a 1,500-acre wildfire burning in a remote area of eastern San Diego County.
Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood said the death of a Bakersfield man beaten by deputies was due to the man's heart disease, not baton blows from officers.
Cold-case investigators have finished a search and say nothing was found in the former backyard of a Southern California woman who disappeared 35 years ago.
An earthquake has struck Northern California's Plumas County with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7.
California Fish and Wildlife officials say they cited two men for poaching abalone from a protected area near Laguna Beach.
San Diego sheriff's officials say a deputy shot a man after he grabbed her stun gun and fired it at her.
A jury has found a Woodside man guilty of killing his wife in an attempt to collect her $31 million life insurance policy.
Authorities have set the wheels in motion to allow bicycles on all commuter trains in the San Francisco Bay area.
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have killed a man they say pointed a gun at them during a chase in Compton.
A summer rite of passage is underway at Yosemite National Park, where the handrails on Half Dome are in place and hikers began scaling the granite monolith Friday morning.
Orange County has officially honored the birthday of the late Harvey Milk, California's first openly gay elected politician.