RENO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities lifted evacuation orders Wednesday and reopened a U.S. highway along the Sierra's eastern front as firefighters continued to slow the progress of a northern Nevada wildlfire that has burned through 31 square miles (80 square kilometers) near the California line.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Surging coronavirus cases in California prompted a warning on Wednesday from the nation's most populous county of a possible delay to classroom instruction in public schools next month — a setback Gov. Gavin Newsom said he hopes to avoid by convincing more people to…
A security guard who fought with and shot a man at a Southern California market who wasn't wearing a mask pleaded not guilty Wednesday to murder.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The founder of an international music program who was accused of giving semen-tainted flutes to California elementary school students was sentenced Wednesday to 18 years in state prison, the state attorney general's office said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The parents of a California man who died while being detained on suspicion of trespassing at Sacramento's basketball arena has filed a wrongful death lawsuit, alleging a security guard kept his knee on the man's neck for more than four minutes and police officers ti…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An 18-year-old man was shot in the back five times and killed last month by a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who, nearly three weeks later, still has not been interviewed by investigators, the family's lawyer and authorities said Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — A national coalition of labor unions, along with racial and social justice organizations, will stage a mass walkout from work this month, as part of an ongoing reckoning on systemic racism and police brutality in the U.S.
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A small plane crashed Tuesday near South Lake Tahoe, killing one person on board and leaving another with major injuries, authorities said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dr. Michael Drake was chosen Tuesday to be president of the University of California, the first Black leader in the system's 150-year history.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A northern Nevada wildfire burning out of control near the California line more than tripled in size on Tuesday, closing a U.S. highway, forcing evacuations and threatening hundreds of homes as hundreds of firefighters battled the flames from the air and on the ground.
NEW YORK (AP) — Though most of the films that have debuted during the pandemic never got to screen for packed movie houses, “Palm Springs” had the kind of premiere filmmakers dream of.
MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) — A man and a woman shown on video while one defaced a Black Lives Matter sign on July Fourth in a San Francisco Bay Area city were charged with a hate crime Tuesday, authorities said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dr. Michael Drake is named first Black president of the University of California system, replacing Janet Napolitano.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Crews carried out a statue of Christopher Columbus from the center of the California Capitol rotunda on Tuesday, three weeks after legislative leaders announced it would be removed.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education is attempting to take pandemic relief funds away from K-12 public schools and divert the money to private schools, California and four other Democratic-led states argued in a lawsuit filed Tuesday against the Trump administration.
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Endangered California condors have been spotted in Sequoia National Park for the first time in nearly 50 years as the giant birds reclaim historic habitat lost when the species teetered on the brink of extinction.
TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP) — A Marine sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a two-hour standoff with military police Tuesday on a sprawling Marine Corps base in the Southern California desert, military officials said.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A federal judge has put the brakes on federal coronavirus relief funding for Alaska Native corporations while tribal nations appeal a ruling that deemed the corporations eligible.
BOSTON (AP) — A seventh former eBay Inc. employee has been charged with participating in a campaign to terrorize the editor and publisher of an online newsletter because eBay executives were upset about coverage of the company, authorities said Tuesday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A coronavirus outbreak is closing California’s Capitol and forcing the Assembly to put off its return to work as infection and hospitalization rates soar across the state.
DOWNIEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy was lost for more than 30 hours in a Sierra Nevada forest after a gunman killed his father during an Independence Day trip and wounded two other people in separate attacks, authorities and acquaintances said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Assembly indefinitely postpones session after lawmaker, 4 others at Capitol test positive for coronavirus.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego police shot and wounded a man they said slipped a hand out of handcuffs at police headquarters, grabbed a gun and managed to fire at least one shot.
PICO RIVERA, Calif. (AP) — A 13-year-old girl was killed and three of her siblings were injured during a violent carjacking of a family van in a Los Angeles suburb, authorities said.
New numbers on the global AIDS epidemic show some big successes, such as fewer deaths and new infections. But there are also some tragic failures: Only half the children with HIV, the virus that causes the disease, are getting treatment.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Firefighters scrambled to douse grass and structure fires sparked by illegal Fourth of July fireworks across California.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Residents of the town of Sonoyta, across from Lukeville, Arizona, briefly blocked the main road leading south from the U.S. border over the weekend over fears of coronavirus outbreaks.