WASHINGTON — Home prices kept rising in July across the United States, buoyed by greater sales and fewer foreclosures.
WASHINGTON — California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters won't be charged with ethics violations following allegations she steered a $12 million federal bailout to a bank where her husband owns stock.
California public health officials have tested 100 workers at Yosemite National Park to determine whether they were exposed to the deadly mouse-borne hantavirus.
Authorities say a school bus driver has been arrested for investigation of driving under the influence of drugs after hitting and critically injuring a 75-year-old woman who was crossing the street in Ventura.
A man who suffers from schizophrenia has pleaded guilty to murder for burning down the Riverside County mental health facility where he was living and killing a man who couldn't escape in 2008.
Passengers said they had to tackle a man who was behaving aggressively and grabbing women during a flight from Chicago to Orange County's John Wayne Airport Tuesday night.
Police believe they've found a man who's been dumping dirty adult diapers on streets in Orange County after pulling over a 67-year-old man from an upscale neighborhood with several in his car.
A longtime San Francisco gay rights advocate is pleading not guilty to six counts of possessing and distributing child pornography.
Hunters in California will no longer be able to use dogs to hunt bears and bobcats under one of several bills Gov. Jerry Brown announced signing Wednesday that relate to the state Department of Fish and Game.
The Irvine City Council is warning residents to be wary of four-legged predators after a man told them a large, aggressive coyote charged at him in front of his condominium.
The father of a man accused in the disappearance of a 15-year-old Northern California girl has been convicted of sexually molesting a younger female relative.
A gunman has surrendered after a two-hour standoff in a San Jose law office.
Warning signs have been posted after a 14-foot great white shark was spotted in the Santa Barbara Harbor.
A fire at a San Diego County jewelry plant forced more than 30 workers to flee and caused an estimated $10,000 in damage.
A man has been shot to death and another has been wounded in what Anaheim investigators believe are gang-related shootings.
The body found by hikers near a Los Angeles trailhead is that of a UCLA student who went missing two months ago.
A man has been sentenced for helping kidnap and sexually assault a woman who was left naked on the side of a San Diego County freeway.
San Francisco police have cleared the last Occupy encampment in the city.
The widening Los Angeles County assessor's office investigation shows a Redondo Beach medical building disappeared from tax rolls for three years.
Authorities in San Diego County have identified a 15-year-old boy who died in a freak accident while playing a so-called “pass out” game.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — 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.
Women have helped build some of the biggest companies in America, and they have the bank accounts to show for it. A look at some of the nation's female self-made billionaires on this year's Forbes 400 list:
Crews have contained a wildfire in San Diego County that killed a man and burned 11 homes.
An audit shows half the businesses billed for required Orange County hazardous materials inspections were never examined by firefighters.
An actress who appeared in an anti-Muslim film trailer that sparked violence in the Middle East has renewed her legal bid to have the 14-minute clip taken down from YouTube.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that authors say will relieve animal shelter overcrowding, preserve evidence for court cases and protect pets from being returned to abusive owners.
A chef who told police he boiled his wife's body for four days to hide evidence of her death was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder.
Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, to paraphrase Humphrey Bogart, but soon and for the rest of its life, the Republican Party will thank Rep. Todd Akin.
If, as seems possible, Mitt Romney is not elected U.S. president on Nov. 6, he will not be the first presidential candidate to run on the issue of competence and then lose because he ran an incompetent campaign. He will not even be the first governor of Massachusetts to do so.
In the wake of a massive fire at Chevron's Richmond refinery, two lawmakers are calling for a state hearing to explore government efforts to prevent future blazes.
California's public universities will have to provide more advance notice when raising tuition under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Thursday at 121.87, up 1.28 percent from Wednesday. Advancing issues beat decliners 61 to 25, and 54 issues were unchanged.
Pricesmart Inc. (Nasdaq: PSMT) was the top dollar gainer, up $2.05 to $76.29.
WD-40 Co. (Nasdaq: WDFC) was the top dollar loser, down 45 cents to $52.61.
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