Sandia Pueblo on Thursday became one of the nation's first American Indian communities to have more authority over leasing their land under a law aimed at expediting home building and energy development on tribal lands.
(AP) -- Home sales dropped and prices rose in the San Francisco Bay Area last month, as supplies remained tight, the real estate research firm DataQuick reported Thursday.
No Democratic attorney general in a state that prohibits same-sex couples from marrying has signed onto a legal filing asking the Supreme Court to uphold California's constitutional ban on gay marriage.
California water officials have released the first part of a $23 billion plan to restore and protect the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta ecosystem and guarantee a stable water supply for millions of Californians.
A Ventura County judge says a Simi Valley woman was legally insane when she killed her mother, stabbing the 69-year-old 40 times.
Coca-Cola Co. says it plans to close a Sacramento bottling and distribution facility it bought just two months.
A Santa Barbara County judge has died in the middle of a major murder trial, leaving a somber courtroom with defendants' attorneys seeking a mistrial.
One of three California men who kidnapped 26 Chowchilla children and their school bus driver in 1976 has been denied parole again.
Officials say four Orange County firefighters were hospitalized after their fire engine hit a tree on the way to a medical call.
The water's been declared safe at a Los Angeles International Airport terminal after contamination caused a daylong shutdown.
Forecasters say Southern California is in for another day of summerlike heat, but for the time being the morning rush is being hampered by dense fog in coastal areas.
Last call at California restaurants, bars and nightclubs could come later under legislation proposed by a state senator from San Francisco.
A San Diego County man who allowed a 4-year-old boy to become dangerously drunk will avoid jail.
A shooting at an Oceanside park has killed two teenagers and injured two others.
A new report shows the upcoming America's Cup regatta won't pump in more than $1 billion to the Bay area's economy as originally had been hoped.
A small earthquake has jolted Northern California but there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
A federal appeals court has reinstated the lawsuit of a disabled California woman who accused an airline of refusing to provide her a wheelchair in several airports.
Police say a California teacher who committed suicide had sex with two students and also took voyeuristic videos of adults and kids.
State Treasurer Bill Lockyer is no longer seeking a divorce from his wife, whose problems with substance abuse played out publicly and led to drug charges.
A judge has found there is enough evidence for a former Oxnard commissioner to stand trial on felony child sex abuse charges.
The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Thursday at 140.83, up 0.79 percent from Wednesday. Advancing issues beat decliners 59 to 34, and 143 issues were unchanged.
Cymer Inc. (Nasdaq: CYMI) was the top dollar gainer, up $2.54 to $100.10.
San Diego Trust Bank (PNK: SDBK) was the top dollar loser, down 35 cents to $13.25.
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