A new economic report shows a rise in business investment and exports will help drive California's economy in the coming year, while unemployment continues to drop.
Labor and environmental groups on Tuesday joined some of the more liberal Democrats in the state Legislature in announcing a coalition to oppose reforms sought by Gov. Jerry Brown to the California Environmental Quality Act.
A group of surfers sued on Tuesday to regain public access to a popular Northern California beach where people held picnics and rode waves for decades before a new landowner closed the only road into the site.
The second anniversary of Japan’s monstrous earthquake has me thinking about Elisabeth Kuebler-Ross.
A Laguna Beach marine life rescue group says it is swimming in a record number of rescued sea lion pups.
The Glendale City Council has narrowly approved an ordinance banning gun shows on city-owned property.
San Bernardino County has settled a years-old lawsuit with three government entities over who would pay for a $102 million settlement with a developer.
Authorities say the charred bodies of a man and woman were found in the aftermath of a house fire near Joshua Tree National Park.
Prosecutors say four men used brass knuckles, a baseball bat and a sword to murder a 15-year-old Santa Maria runaway whose partially burned body was found in central California.
A Mendocino County couple has been arrested after the woman's toddler son was taken to a hospital under the influence of methamphetamine and lethal amounts of alcohol.
An Orange County jury has sided with a condo owner whose complaints about a neighbor's secondhand smoke weren't resolved by a homeowners association.
City officials who cleared San Francisco's largest homeless camp this week are trying a new approach to keep its former residents from returning: sending them to a triage center where they can stay while counselors try to arrange housing, drug treatment and other services.
The bankrupt city of San Bernardino is once again sparring with the state over millions of dollars in former redevelopment funds.
A former California Highway Patrol officer who pleaded no contest to felony drunken driving has been sentenced to nearly six months in Shasta County jail.
A deputy U.S. marshal has shot and wounded a man he says rammed his car in San Diego.
A California agency that oversees government employee rights has issued four complaints against the city of San Jose over negotiations with its unions on a pension reform measure that voters approved in June.
A 36-year-old dental assistant has been arrested by Los Angeles County authorities for investigation of molesting a 15-year-old girl during dental visits over the past six months.
Authorities have rescued 11 people, including a pregnant woman, from a drifting boat off the San Diego coast.
A man charged with threatening a California lawmaker boasted in an email that he could use his sniper skills to assassinate the politician while hiding in the shadows of the state Capitol, a newspaper reported.
The first tunnels built in California in more than 50 years are slated to open by the end of the month, allowing motorists to steer clear of an ocean cliff-hanging roadway dubbed Devil's Slide south of San Francisco.
Southern California home sales continued strong last month as investors snapped up mid- to high-end homes, though it was unclear whether the rebound will continue through the year, real estate research firm DataQuick reported Wednesday.
A Democratic lawmaker introduced a package of bills Wednesday to address an expected doctor shortage as California prepares to insure millions of new patients under federal health care reforms.
Three large-scale renewable energy projects have been approved for construction on public lands in California and Nevada, federal and state officials announced on Wednesday.
The Marine Corps says a Hawaii-based Marine died during a training exercise at Twentynine Palms, Calif.
The Santa Barbara County district attorney says there's no evidence of crimes by Santa Maria police officers related to an officer's fatal shooting of a fellow officer while trying to arrest him last year in connection to a teenager's rape allegations.