A Silicon Valley venture capitalist killed in his mansion had been accused by former business associates of underhanded dealings and attempts to hide millions from creditors, court documents have revealed.
Riverside County authorities say they've found 14 dogs and eight goats left without food and water for weeks on a rural property where they seized 12 emaciated horses in 2011.
The sheriff's department is investigating two separate New Year's Eve party shootings that claimed the lives of two men and wounded eight other people in the southern suburbs of Los Angeles.
Gray whales and elephant seals are putting on a show at Point Reyes National Seashore, delighting beachgoers.
Police say two people are dead and a third critically injured after a shooting suspect fleeing police crashed his car in San Francisco.