Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed into law sweeping pension changes that will save California taxpayers billions of dollars in the future and aims to reform a system that is woefully underfunded.
Los Angeles police say a suspect led officers on a long chase then hit another car, emerged with a rifle and exchanged gunfire with police before he was shot and wounded.
Congressional candidate Doug LaMalfa is backing off a claim that he made that women who have abortions are more likely to get cancer.
A man suspected of killing a woman and stabbing another woman and a police officer in Fresno this week was released from prison earlier this year after serving six months of a three-year sentence, police and corrections officials said.
Authorities say four people who have been waiting for organ transplants have received the organs of a California Highway Patrol officer who died after being shot during a traffic stop on a San Francisco Bay area freeway.
The Los Angeles City Council has voted to cut two weeks from the notice time required for public hearings on a planned downtown football stadium, saying it needs to fast-track the approval process in order to attract an NFL team.
A former Sacramento-area mortgage broker accused of cheating lenders out of $19 million has been sentenced to more than 14 years in federal prison.
Federal immigration officials have ordered 24 Turkish students to leave the U.S. after they were found operating pedicabs illegally in downtown San Diego.
Investigators say a California skateboarder has been groping females while rolling through coastal Watsonville.
San Joaquin Valley farmers have told the California High-Speed Rail Authority that they are opposed to the planned transportation line.
A knife-wielding man screaming for police to kill him has been shot to death by Long Beach officers.
A Southern California man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for sexually attacking two women and stabbing one of them in the head.
A California composer who combines electronic club music with symphony orchestras is one of five winners of the Heinz Awards this year.
A man suspected of murder and carjacking was shot and wounded by police after he traded gunfire with officers in downtown Los Angeles following a car chase.
The Mars rover Curiosity is preparing to roll again after it completes its health checkups this week, project managers said Wednesday.
The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Wednesday at 120.67, up 0.37 percent from Tuesday. Advancing issues beat decliners 50 to 35, and 55 issues were unchanged.
HomeFed Corporation (OTC: HOFD) was the top dollar gainer, up $1.45 to $26.50.
Life Technologies Corp. (Nasdaq: LIFE) was the top dollar loser, down 59 cents to $47.
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