Three former California governors joined prosecutors and families of murder victims Tuesday to urge voters to reject a ballot proposal next week that would abolish the state's death penalty.
The latest lawyer to represent a New York man in what authorities now say is a fraudulent lawsuit against Facebook is seeking to withdraw from the case.
A federal jury in Los Angeles has refused to award any money in a lawsuit stemming from the takeover of failed insurer Executive Life.
A Northern California judge is set to make a final ruling on whether victims of the deadly San Bruno pipeline blast can sue Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for punitive damages in civil court.
San Bernardino has been forced to skip its portion of CalPERS payments while the Southern California city makes its way through bankruptcy proceedings.
A major Northern California grocery chain trying to avert a possible strike said in a recent memo to employees that it is losing millions of dollars a year and needs wage concessions from workers.
A brushfire is burning near a foothill freeway in Los Angeles but authorities say it's small and no homes are threatened.
The campaigns for and against the 11 initiatives on California's November ballot have raised an astonishing $350 million so far on causes ranging from Gov. Jerry Brown's tax increase to a labeling requirement for genetically modified food.
The state of California has vetoed a $30 million deal between the San Francisco 49ers and Santa Clara County officials that would have allowed some of the money voters earmarked for a new stadium to be diverted to local schools.
Authorities have identified a San Francisco man who died after jumping in front of a Bay Area Rapid Transit train and disrupted weekend service.
California's attorney general is warning dozens of mobile software companies that they are not complying with state consumer privacy laws.
A 25-year-old surfer was recovering Tuesday after he was apparently bitten by a shark off the coast of Eureka, the latest in a string of attacks between ocean lovers and sharks in California this year.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein said on Tuesday that pending federal spending cuts could cost thousands of jobs in California.
A Sacramento County Superior Court judge issued a tentative ruling Tuesday allowing California's political watchdog to investigate the donors behind an $11 million contribution from an Arizona nonprofit to a California ballot measure committee, saying that Californians would suffer “irreparable harm” if it were not investigated.