How to end California's boom-and-bust budget cycles and perpetual deficits has perplexed governors, lawmakers and fiscal experts for years.
A retired Newport Beach policewoman has been convicted of vehicular manslaughter for a drunken-driving crash that killed one person and injured three in San Diego County.
Caltrain officials say train service between San Francisco and San Francisco is back to normal after a shooting involving a San Mateo County sheriff's deputy.
An Ohio man has been arrested on suspicion of traveling to California and sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl he met on Facebook.
A court-appointed federal monitor is critical of the Oakland police response to the fall Occupy protests.
A Southern California woman who called 911 two days after her 2-year-old son was severely beaten by his stepfather has been convicted of second-degree murder and child abuse.
A little girl is offering all the money in her piggy bank to add to a $6,000 reward for the return of her puppy taken in a burglary.
Gov. Jerry Brown has called the campaign for his November tax-increase initiative the top priority of his current term in office, but it might be hard to tell.
A fiscal emergency has been declared in the small Central California city of Atwater, a move that could lead to the state's fourth municipal bankruptcy this year.
Federal officials are investigating anti-Semitism allegations at the University of California, Berkeley.
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A Central California woman has died from West Nile virus complications.
A Southern California woman has been charged with trying to torch a lingerie store where her ex-boyfriend bought underthings.
A jury has recommended death for a Southern California gang member over the hate-crime killing of a black man.
The coroner says California college student had alcohol and cocaine in his system when he drowned while riding an inner tube down the Sacramento River.
Oct. 4 (Bloomberg) -- If Paul Krugman is right -- and he has a Nobel Prize that says he is -- then we should all be suspicious of the so-called Washington consensus. Which may tell you all you need to know about the Beltway’s bipartisan obsession with the Washington Nationals.
Oct. 4 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Bill of Rights declares that no one may be deprived of life, liberty or property “without due process of law.” The core meaning of this provision is that the government cannot hurt you -- by taking away your freedom or what you own -- without giving you an opportunity to have your say.
Landscaping business owner Sebastian Figueredo stood Thursday at a Union 76 gas station near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, holding his phone up high so he could get a photo of the price sign.
The California State University system named a new chancellor Thursday to head the nation's largest collection of four-year colleges as it faces significant financial and academic headwinds.
A private company is headed back to the International Space Station.
The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Thursday at 121.61, up 0.08 percent from Wednesday. Advancing issues beat decliners 44 to 32, and 64 issues were unchanged.
Pricesmart Inc. (Nasdaq: PSMT) was the top dollar gainer, up $1.87 to $78.88.
NuVasive Inc. (Nasdaq: NUVA) was the top dollar loser, down $7.43 to $15.19.
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