Two California judges granted a request Thursday to temporarily suspend public hearings into a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion and instead hold closed-door negotiations on how much the pipeline's owner should pay in fines.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials say a bicyclist killed in a collision with a deputy's patrol car was not armed as first believed, and the department will conduct an internal review.
Morning commuters in Irvine may have felt like they were facing an upstream battle when 1,600 pounds of live fish spilled on to a roadway, flopping around and bringing traffic to a standstill.
Real estate developer Rick Caruso says he won't enter the race to become the mayor of Los Angeles in 2013.
California prison officials are investigating the recent death of a Soledad prison inmate as a homicide.
A federal three-judge panel has given California corrections officials until January to say how they will reduce the state's inmate population to comply with an order upheld last year by the U.S. Supreme Court.
It took years of planning and 15 months of building, but the Oakland Zoo's $10.5 million Veterinary Medical Hospital is open.
A former Marine sergeant diagnosed with mental illness has pleaded innocent by reason of insanity to thefts at two California banks in 2011.
A four-alarm blaze in San Francisco's West Portal neighborhood has forced the closure of a municipal transportation tunnel.
A candlelight vigil has honored victims of a massacre at an Orange County hair salon.
The first snowfall of the season in the Sierra Nevada is raising the hopes of skiers and snowboarders after a dry winter.
The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed lower Friday at 119.55, down 0.67 percent from Thursday. Declining issues beat advancers 59 to 23, and 58 issues were unchanged.
Pricesmart Inc. (Nasdaq: PSMT) was the top dollar gainer, up $1.03 to $79.16.
HomeFed Corporation (OTC: HOFD) was the top dollar loser, down $1.70 to $25.55.
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