After playing in the sand, the Curiosity rover is poised to trek across the Martian landscape in search of a rock to drill into, scientists reported Thursday.
Three San Diego men have been convicted of robbing and killing a college student who answered a Craigslist ad.
The fate of Southern California's water supply is in the hands of a Sacramento judge.
Hiring in the long-depressed U.S. construction industry will get a boost from the rebuilding that will follow Superstorm Sandy. Those jobs, in turn, could raise economic growth, analysts say.
A 25-year-old Sacramento woman has been ordered to serve five years in prison for her role in a refund fraud scheme where prosecutors say she and two others collected nearly $1 million.
A federal judge has ordered Oakland to negotiate with lawyers who want an outside receiver to control the Police Department.
After a months-long investigation, Los Angeles police arrested a county sheriff's deputy who is suspected in the shooting death of a man in Sylmar last June.
The president of the University of California is praising the passage of Proposition 30, saying it will bring financial stability to the school.
Federal prosecutors say five Southern California men have been arrested for allegedly running a $5 million scam on the unemployment system.
Investigators say a California motorcycle officer was chasing a mini-bike operator for failure to wear a helmet when he crashed into a car, injuring a motorist.
Police say a woman has been arrested on suspicion of DUI following a high speed chase through the streets of San Francisco, injuring a bicyclist and damaging several vehicles.
The coroner says a beating didn't kill an 89-year-old man attacked on a Los Angeles bus
Orange County may be known for Disneyland but a nonprofit group says many residents aren't living in the Magic Kingdom.
A judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to overturn five California laws governing teacher employment and dismissal on grounds that they protect ineffective educators who harm children's learning.
NEW YORK — Garbage trucks, hulking military vehicles and mud-caked cars move slowly through a Staten Island waterfront neighborhood still reeling from Superstorm Sandy's storm surge. Then comes an outlier: a spotless SUV with three passengers peering out windows at a mangled home choked with sea grass.
LOS ANGELES — The multimillion dollar news out of the University of Southern California was enough to make you dance.
The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed lower Thursday at 116.31, down 0.09 percent from Wednesday. Declining issues beat advancers 46 to 31, and 63 issues were unchanged.
Pricesmart Inc. (Nasdaq: PSMT) was the top dollar gainer, up $3.63 to $76.07.
Cymer Inc. (Nasdaq: CYMI) was the top dollar loser, down $1.87 to $77.82.
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