A federal appeals court has overturned an order that the federal government pay the attorney fees of an Islamic group that claimed it was the target of the Bush administration's warrantless wiretap program.
Mayor Ed Lee said Tuesday he was no longer considering a tactic that would allow police to stop and frisk suspicious people in an effort to get weapons off San Francisco streets.
Fire crews have surrounded a tough-to-manage wildfire in rural Riverside County five days after it started.
A commission investigating abuse in Los Angeles County jails says a supervisor is under investigation for revealing the identity of a confidential inmate informant to a deputy who the inmate said was working with a skinhead gang in a jailhouse drug-smuggling scheme.
An Orange County man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for raping a woman with severe mental and developmental disabilities in a community college bathroom.
Prosecutors from 35 California counties have asked a judge to order Walgreen Co. to immediately comply with state environmental laws against mishandling hazardous waste.
Police say a 12-year-old boy accidentally shot his 17-year-old sister with an assault rifle as she lay on the couch at their home in San Diego County.
Authorities have identified a man shot to death by Santa Maria police who said he pulled a fake handgun after a chase.
California's anti-gay marriage Proposition 8 campaign committee is facing $49,000 in fines for its handling and reporting of political contributions.
Turning over management of the Los Angeles Convention Center to a private firm would save the city up to $37 million over five years.
Authorities have identified two 5-year-old girls who died when a minivan driven by a suspected drunken driver plunged into a San Diego County reservoir.
Authorities have identified a 7-year-old boy who died after he fell off his father's fishing boat in San Diego Bay and was struck by the propeller.
The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Tuesday at 118.83, up 0.83 percent from Monday. Advancing issues beat decliners 53 to 29, and 59 issues were unchanged.