Mitt Romney has a George W. Bush problem.
Home foreclosure activity in California fell to a new five-year low in the third quarter as rising prices eased pressure on homeowners and lenders, a research firm said Wednesday.
An anti-tax group filed a lawsuit Thursday against California State University, Monterey Bay over an email sent by a professor urging students to support Proposition 30, the governor's tax initiative on the November ballot.
Local air quality officials have approved a new plan to more tightly monitor pollution near refineries after gaps in the system were exposed during a fire at Chevron's Richmond refinery.
A building permit consultant has been hired as San Francisco's first earthquake safety czar.
Professional observers say streaking fireballs lighting up California skies and stunning stargazers are part of a major meteor shower, and the show is just getting started.
The former owner of upscale restaurants in Los Angeles and Miami has been charged with attempted murder, with prosecutors saying he tried to get his girlfriend to miscarry using a drug that can induce early labor.
Los Angeles police say a man and a woman were both shot by officers after leading them in a car chase in the San Fernando Valley.
Prosecutors have declined to file charges against the father of an 11-month-old girl found alone and strapped into a car seat in the parking lot of an Irvine Valley Community College.
Police are hoping the release of surveillance video will lead them to a gunman who shot and killed an Oakland man a few days before Christmas.
A San Diego County kayaker has found a message in a bottle that floated all the way from New Zealand.
A 150-pound sea turtle rescued from the Oregon coastline has been returned to the sea off San Diego.
An ex-office manager has been charged with embezzling $360,000 from the Anaheim police union.
A jail inmate suspected of drug use was shot to death in a hospital emergency room after he grabbed a gun from a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy, authorities said.
A federal judge in California has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the use of Albert Einstein's image in a magazine ad by General Motors.
Oct. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Mitt Romney passed the likeability test at the first presidential debate on both an absolute and a relative basis. It wasn’t even a contest between the Republican nominee and the Barack Obama impersonator who showed up to play the president in Denver on Oct. 3.
Mojave Desert parents are casting votes to select a charter operator to take over their children's failing elementary school in the nation's first successful application of a law empowering parents to lead school reform.
Millions of Americans got ready and rumbled in the “Great Shakeout” earthquake drill.
Professional observers say more meteors are on the way after streaking fireballs lit up California skies and stunned stargazers.
Gov. Jerry Brown sought to persuade college students on Thursday to support his November tax measure, telling them a quarter-cent increase in the state sales tax and higher income taxes on the wealthy are a small price to pay for a more stable state budget and secure higher education funding.
The United Farm Workers of America sued California's work safety division Thursday, saying state regulators aren't enforcing heat regulations, leading to continued illnesses and deaths in fields.
The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed lower Thursday at 122.51, down 0.30 percent from Wednesday. Declining issues beat advancers 48 to 32, and 60 issues were unchanged.
Cymer Inc. (Nasdaq: CYMI) was the top dollar gainer, up $2.68 to $74.13.
Life Technologies Corp. (Nasdaq: LIFE) was the top dollar loser, down $1.61 to $48.88.
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