Conservationists are hailing compromise legislation to revive copper mining and create a 48,000 federal wilderness area in an economically ailing rural northern Nevada county.
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have shot and killed a suspected car thief who barricaded himself in a suburban garage for roughly six hours.
The Department of Veteran Affairs is planning to turn an underused building on its sprawling West Los Angeles site into housing for 65 chronically homeless veterans.
A string of powerful storms has dumped a mountain of snow in the Sierra Nevada and provided top-notch conditions for what traditionally is one of the busiest weeks of the skiing season.
A giant thermometer built to attract motorists headed to and from Las Vegas has become an eyesore and residents in Baker, Calif., are divided about whether to take the landmark down.
Taxpayers save thousands of dollars when California lawmakers use their personal cars for legislative business rather than state-leased vehicles, a Sacramento Bee review of public records has found.