The University of San Diego is getting a $20 million donation to create a school of engineering.
Construction crews have unearthed the massive foundations of the old San Francisco City Hall destroyed in the disastrous 1906 earthquake.
California cities announced Monday that they are challenging a law that gives state finance officials the power to take local tax revenue as community redevelopment agencies are being dismantled.
ROME — The leaders of Italy and Greece are insisting on the "absolute need" to preserve the eurozone, as Greek politicians struggle to put together an austerity package critical to the country's financial survival.
A courtroom erupted in applause, cheers and shouts of “We love you” as a former gang member imprisoned for 19 years for a murder he didn't commit was exonerated and ordered set free Monday.
Firefighters recovered the body of a man who ignored evacuation orders from a burned house Monday as they battled to contain Southern California wildfires that destroyed 20 homes and threatened several hundred more in rural areas, authorities said.
Coaches and administrators in California's K-12 schools, and all higher education employees, will be required to report suspected child sexual abuse under a pair of bills signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.
An undercover FBI agent has been accused in court documents of spending U.S. taxpayer dollars on prostitutes in the Philippines for himself and others during an international weapons trafficking probe last year.
A new Field Poll shows California voters split over a November ballot initiative seeking to repeal the death penalty.
A light earthquake has struck Mendocino County in Northern California.
Deputies have arrested four men and seized $550,000 worth of marijuana in California's Giant Sequoia National Monument.
Three California mental hospitals have been released from federal oversight six years after settlement of a Department of Justice lawsuit claiming patients were heavily drugged and improperly restrained.
Detectives say a Southern California teenager has been shot to death as a result of neighbor feud.
A financier has upped the reward to $1.7 million for the return of an art collection stolen from his Santa Monica home.
Gov. Jerry Brown is set to sign legislation that will pave the way for driverless cars in California.
A second man has been arrested and charged in a shooting at an Oakland restaurant that left two people dead and five others wounded.
United Way Worldwide has appointed Stacey Stewart as its new president of U.S. operations.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed several bills to keep California's state parks open and ensure greater spending oversight in the wake of a scandal in which parks officials hid $54 million.
Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of unlicensed driving and resisting arrest.
The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed lower Tuesday at 120.72, down 0.81 percent from Monday. Declining issues beat advancers 54 to 26, and 60 issues were unchanged.
Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS) was the top dollar gainer, up 54 cents to $14.86.
ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) was the top dollar loser, down $1.42 to $36.54.
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