The state Senate on Wednesday approved a $1 billion proposal to speed up spending on water projects and offer some relief to residents and wildlife in drought-stricken California.
Support for legalizing marijuana in California appears to be growing stronger.
A Los Angeles jury has awarded $28.2 million to a woman who said treatment delays by Kaiser Permanent doctors cost her a leg.
Saying a big earthquake is inevitable, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is supporting a state measure that would offer incentives for people to make their buildings safer during a temblor.
Two people have been critically injured in an apartment fire in Long Beach.
A report from Los Angeles' chief legislative analyst says it could cost the city as much as $1.2 billion to restore the concrete-lined LA River to its natural state.
Authorities say a 15-pound pug died after a jogger kicked the dog in a San Francisco Bay Area suburb.
A Northern California police deputy shot and wounded a man who rammed a patrol car and tried to run down a second lawman while fleeing a drug deal.
Scores of people lined the streets of San Jose to pay their respects to an officer killed in the line of duty.
Less than two weeks before Easter, a farmer says more than 200 hens that lay eggs with shells in subtle shades of green, blue, rose and chocolate brown have been stolen.
The sights and sounds of high-performance cars racing around an oval track at Irwindale Speedway may soon be replaced by the sights and sounds of minivans searching for parking spaces.