Environmentalists say they've spotted a small gray whale with a rope wrapped around its tail near the Imperial Beach pier south of San Diego.
A 93-year-old prize-winning grower awoke to find that five giant pumpkins from her Pasadena front yard had been smashed including a 300-pounder she'd planned to enter in an annual weigh-off.
A federal probe finds pilot error and water contamination of the fuel tanks likely caused a plane crash that killed five people at Long Beach Airport last year.
People who use the Dumbarton Bridge to get across San Francisco Bay will have to find an alternate route during the holiday weekend.
Lawmakers approved a series of changes to California's workers' compensation system late Friday, sending Gov. Jerry Brown a 170-page bill that arose in the final days of the legislative session.
A bill that would impose a tax on lumber sales squeaked out of the Legislature during the last hours of the session and is on its way to Gov. Jerry Brown.
Two rebuilt ramps connecting Wilshire Boulevard and Interstate 405 have been reopened three weeks ahead of schedule.
A fast-moving fire that broke out in a Concord home early Saturday ended up destroying the home, and a second home as well.