Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday that he has signed legislation that could reduce the use of standardized tests in calculating the annual rankings of California schools.
California's struggling economy is taking another hit of bad news: Cable provider Comcast says it is closing its three customer call centers in Northern California and moving the 1,000 jobs they provide to Oregon, Washington and Colorado.
California's Insurance Commissioner says an agreement has been reached with an insurer to stop the enforcement actions his department brought for claims related to a 2008 fire in northern Los Angeles County that destroyed 489 homes.
Federal prosecutors looking to take out California's medical marijuana shops have now set their sights on Los Angeles, where city officials have struggled to stop a blooming of dispensaries.
A judge hasn't ruled on whether a California man who pleaded no contest to manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend during a Maui vacation can change his plea.
Colleagues at a Northern California sheriff's office are mourning one of their own after a longtime deputy fatally shot himself inside the county courthouse.
An off-duty Facebook security guard and another man have been arrested for stealing 49 laptop computers at the company's former California headquarters.
A 10-year-old girl on her way to a Central California school has been kidnapped and sexually assaulted.
A Riverside County man will stand trial for allegedly running over a firefighter's foot during a wildfire.
The disgraced former police officer in Northern California's sensational “Dirty DUIs” and stolen drugs scandal has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
A San Diego couple has donated $25 million to build a medical building at the Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla.
A special needs college student has been shot to death while sitting on a bench in a South Los Angeles park.
A 13-year-old boy and two adults have been arrested for the beating death of a man inside an abandoned Southern California house.
Utility bills are going up in Los Angeles.
A 16-year-old California boxer who died after sparring at a Burbank gym died because of a ruptured spleen.
Authorities in the Central Valley say more than 120,000 pot plants have been seized and 73 people arrested as part of a summer-long effort to eradicate large marijuana growing operations on farmland.
Hunters in California can no longer use dogs to hunt bears and bobcats under one of several bills signed by Gov. Jerry Brown that relate to the state Department of Fish and Game.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation barring landlords from forcing renters to declaw or devocalize their pets to cut down on noise and property damage.
The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed lower Wednesday at 120.33, down 0.32 percent from Tuesday. Declining issues beat advancers 46 to 26, and 68 issues were unchanged.
Glacier Water Services Inc. was the top dollar gainer, up $5.50 to $26.
Pricesmart Inc. was the top dollar loser, down $1.75 to $74.24.
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