Crews appear to have made progress overnight against a Northern California wildfire that has grown to more than 4 and 1/2 square miles and forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes.
Three people were killed and three were hurt after a vehicle went over the side of a Los Angeles freeway.
Meteorologists are trying to determine whether a strong wind gust that touched down near a shopping center in Riverside County was a tornado.
A 2,000-acre wildfire ignited by lightning in rural northern San Diego County has been contained.
Two people are dead after a fiery San Ramon interstate crash where California highway workers had blocked lanes.
A California mental hospital where a psychiatric technician was strangled nearly two years ago is rolling out employee high-tech devices on lanyards.
San Diego County authorities are looking for a driver who rammed a sheriff's patrol car during a burglary investigation.
An Oakland women's residential facility that helps drug and alcohol abusers is facing eviction if it doesn't come up with $12,000 in back rent.
A former Disneyland employee who says she was forbidden to wear a Muslim head scarf at work plans to sue the Walt Disney Co. for discrimination.
Divers are searching for a woman who went snorkeling off Southern California and never returned.
The Republican-run House has asked a federal court to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General Eric Holder. The subpoena demands that Holder produce records related to a bungled gun-tracking operation known as Operation Fast and Furious.
The University of California is weighing in on the U.S. Supreme Court case over the use of affirmative action in college admissions.
Gov. Jerry Brown is launching a website to document the effects of climate change and respond to those who question it.
Conservation groups are asking the federal government to give protected status to great white sharks on the Pacific Coast.
Police are investigating a huge midnight water-gun fight that left the historic lily pond at Balboa Park trashed and partly drained, causing an estimated $10,000 in damage.
The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed lower Monday at 115.80, down 0.17 percent from Friday. Advancing issues beat decliners 39 to 38, and 63 issues were unchanged. Volcano Corp. (Nasdaq: VOLC) was the top dollar gainer, up 69 cents to $28.05. Illumina Inc. (Nasdaq: ILMN) was the top dollar loser, down $1.60 to $42.00.