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Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is talking about running for governor - again.
A decade after a conviction for possession of child pornography, a former elementary school teacher from Northern California has been charged with the classroom sexual abuse of a second-grade boy 15 years ago.
A California couple have been convicted of luring an acquaintance to their home and strangling her to kidnap her 2-month-old boy.
The Los Angeles City Attorney wants to crack down on a turf war in Echo Park neighborhoods where six rival gangs have terrorized locals with their bloody feuds, drug trafficking and vandalism.
California is a national leader in reducing the number of juvenile offenders incarcerated in state and county lockups, according to a study advocacy groups released Tuesday.
A new report finds that for the first time in history, a Fresno County crop - grapes - has exceeded one billion dollars in production value.
The founder of "Eppie's Great Race" today handed Sacramento County Supervisors a check for $31,815, bringing his total contributions to the county to more than $1 million.
Kelly Ann Scott, a senior editor at the Reno Gazette-Journal and a 14-year veteran of Gannett Co. Inc., has been named the newspaper's new executive editor, president and publisher John Maher announced Tuesday.
An unattended campfire near a main route into Yosemite National Park grew into a blaze that led to the evacuations of 1,500 people from 800 homes, but nearly half were allowed to return as firefighters gained ground late Tuesday.
In the decades after the Civil War, the nation's first black Army regiments guarded Yosemite and Sequoia national parks against poaching and timber thefts, a role that in hindsight made them some of the United States' first park rangers.
In the decades after the Civil War, the nation's first black Army regiments guarded Yosemite and Sequoia national parks against poaching and timber thefts, a role that in hindsight made them America's first park rangers.
Sacramento County health authorities are investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A that may be associated with a frozen berry blend sold at Costco.
A former Playboy Playmate has admitted helping her Canadian boyfriend after he illegally entered the United States in northern New York last summer.
A Southern California mortgage company is opening an office in Sacramento, bringing 200 jobs.
The new state Department of Motor Vehicles office in Roseville is scheduled to open Monday, June 24, officials said.
Aetna Inc. will stop selling individual health insurance policies in California next month, just weeks after opting out of the exchange that is being established as part of the national health care reforms, a state regulator said Tuesday.
Mayor Kevin Johnson and other local officials today announced a new campaign that will lobby the state and federal governments to provide more funding to local infrastructure projects that defend cities from extreme weather.
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie says Oracle Corp. billionaire Larry Ellison is proving to be good for Lanai one year after buying most of the Hawaiian Island.
The California Disabled Veteran Business Alliance, a nonprofit that for nearly 20 years has helped disabled military personnel become entrepreneurs and business owners, has moved into larger offices in the Natomas area.
We're back from BottleRock Napa Valley, where the flavors of wine country mixed last week with a multiday music festival.
Like a glass of fine cabernet sauvignon, the first vintage of the BottleRock Napa Valley music festival went down smoothly, with minimal complaints about dusty conditions and traffic snarls.
Reports have emerged that Napa's BottleRock festival, which was held May 9 - 12, is facing some financial issues that could prevent this event from happening again.
A man was arrested on suspicion of homicide and various other charges for allegedly tossing a firebomb into a Rio Linda home last night.
Galt police need help in identifying a trigger-happy robber who held up a convenience store this morning.
Michael Jackson's personal chef described for jurors the home lives of the children during the final months of the singer's life and their ongoing grief over their father's death nearly four years ago.