Authorities say a body found along the American River in Sacramento has been identified as a missing University of California, Davis student.
Prosecutors say a 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 60 days of community service for pointing a green laser at a Los Angeles police helicopter last year.
The Ventura County dairy farmer who was arrested in a dramatic raid on a Venice health food store where officers dumped gallons of unpasteurized milk products was sentenced to community service and a $1,300 fine on Friday, prosecutors said.
A series of burgeoning wildfires in Northern California was threatening 23 homes and has forced residents to leave the area as a precaution, officials said Friday.
Makers of banned plastic shopping bags are fighting back, and have filed a lawsuit in Santa Cruz asking a judge to toss out the city's bag prohibition.