A San Jose man police had been looking for after they say he killed his wife in their home has been found dead.
A councilman for the Southern California city of Lakewood for 37 years has died.
Two Palm Springs police officers have shot and killed a man during a fight in a downtown parking structure.
The first Vietnamese-American mayor of Westminster will earn just $900 a month, and his power of this Southern California city is limited.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) _ Gov. Jerry Brown secured a convincing win for his tax initiative on last week's ballot, thanks partly to voters who might not seem like a natural constituency for the 74-year-old, lifelong politician -- young voters.
Arthur Lute's arduous journey from his days as a U.S. Marine to his nights sleeping on the streets illustrates the challenge for the Obama administration to fulfill its promise to end homelessness among veterans by 2015.
Veterans plan to resurrect a war memorial cross on a rocky outcropping in the Mojave Desert on Veteran's Day that was part of a 13-year legal battle over the separation of church and state.
Federal judges across the nation are shouldering criminal caseloads that vary widely in size, sometimes even among judges in the same courthouse, according to a study released Sunday.