San Francisco police were asking for the public's help in finding a mugger they say robbed a woman and killed her small dog by throwing the animal into a city street.
A home-built airplane that crashed in a San Diego County nature preserve, killing three members of an Arizona family, was owned by a Phoenix man.
A San Diego police officer is hospitalized with major injuries after a suspected drunk driver in a pickup truck struck his patrol car.
Cold, unstable air brought hail, rain and some snow to Southern California, causing hazardous driving conditions and bringing delight to residents who played with the white stuff.
California's alcohol sales enforcers have gotten $70,000 worth of bullet-resistant vests, helmets and gas masks to protect them during undercover stings at bars, restaurants and retail establishments.
A bill designating central California's Pinnacles National Monument a national park is awaiting President Barack Obama's signature.
A Southern California man has been hospitalized after a barbecue exploded and touched off a house fire.
Investigators say nearly two dozen dogs and cats seized at a Southern California pet store may have been exposed to parvovirus, which can be deadly if untreated.
Unstable atmospheric conditions that brought rain, hail and snow have departed Southern California, but the cold remains.
Police have arrested a 35-year-old man in connection with a body that was discovered encased in newly poured concrete inside a Southern California heating and air conditioning business.
Responding to a critical audit, the California Department of Transportation is raising rents for 310 tenants of homes it bought decades ago for a proposed extension of State Route 710 east of Los Angeles.
Amusement parks are not financially responsible for injuries suffered on bumper cars, the California Supreme Court ruled in an opinion published Monday.
Los Angeles County sheriff's rescuers say they've saved a man and his two dogs from spending a freezing night at the snowy summit of Mount Baden-Powell in the Angeles National Forest.