A taxpayer group, joined by plaintiffs throughout California, filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to block a fee that is being assessed on more than 800,000 property owners to raise money for fire prevention.
Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped in the Lake Tahoe area.
Police now say that the death of an Alaska Airlines pilot whose body was found on a Southern California freeway off-ramp is not considered suspicious, but they're waiting for more test results.
The operator of an Orange County business where the public can store its wine bottles has been charged with stealing nearly $3 million in vintage wines from his clients' chilled storage lockers.
Officials say a 42-year-old rock climber has died at Joshua Tree National Park.
A Northern California man has died from rabies believed to be contracted from an encounter with a bat in Contra Costa County.
Los Angeles school district officials say dozens of high school students were pepper sprayed when they refused to disperse and allow police to break up a fight they were watching between two girls.
There's a happy ending for a Northern California girl who offered her piggy bank savings for the return of her stolen puppy.
San Diego has been ordered to pay at least $5.4 million in legal fees for officials who were charged with breaking the law on pension votes.
Four teenagers who say they were sexually hazed by soccer players at a Southern California high school have filed claims saying the coach and older players conspired to attack them and videotape the assaults.
A prankster may be facing criminal charges for wrapping a co-worker's pickup truck in cellophane outside a Southern California hospital with ominous appearing notes on the grill.
Beachgoers pulled the body of a Southern California snorkeler to shore after he apparently drowned.
Investigators say an off-duty police officer confronted after a Southern California freeway road rage incident opened fire and wounded two men.
Someone fired 58 BB pellets into a Southern California horse named Calamity Jane.
Billionaire insurance executive George Joseph has been fighting with consumer advocate Harvey Rosenfield for two decades over California's landmark automobile insurance law.
A man on trial for beating a dog to death with a hammer changed his plea to no contest after jurors were shown a videotape of the killing.
Police in the Sacramento County city of Citrus Heights have arrested a woman on suspicion of driving under the influence in a crash that seriously injured to school children.
The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed lower Friday at 121.44, down 0.14 percent from Thursday. Declining issues beat advancers 47 to 30, and 63 issues were unchanged.
ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) was the top dollar gainer, up $1.14 to $37.96.
HomeFed Corporation (OTC: HOFD) was the top dollar loser, down $1 to $25.25.
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