LOS ANGELES (AP) - Drought conditions have retreated from nearly half of California after January's onslaught of storms, the U.S. Drought Monitor said Thursday, and one large water wholesaler urged state regulators to lift restrictions on areas with adequate supplies.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The University of California on Thursday approved its first tuition increase since 2011, a move it says will fund more faculty and course offerings at a time of record high enrollment and less state support.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A mentally distressed man killed by police in a San Diego suburb suffered four gunshot wounds to the neck, chest, arm and shoulder and was shocked twice by a stun gun, according to an autopsy report released Thursday.
Surrounded by her loving family Mary R. Duenas, 94, entered into rest on January 23, 2017 in Manteca. She was born in her home town of Nogales, Mexico on January 27, 1922. She is preceded in death by her parents Antonio and Belen Rodriguez, beloved husband Anselmo Duenas, her son Peter Espinoza and her grandson Antonio Duenas.
Only hours into his new job, White House press secretary Sean Spicer attacked the media for what he called "dishonesty" and "deliberately false reporting." He specifically challenged the reporting that said President Donald Trump's inauguration had a smaller audience than the inaugurations of President Barack Obama and that Trump removed the bust of Martin Luther King Jr. from the Oval Office.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Venus Williams held up her end of the deal for another all-sisters Australian Open final with a 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-3 win over CoCo Vandeweghe, becoming the oldest player to reach the final here in the Open era.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Warriors coach Steve Kerr says what amazes him about Stephen Curry is how immensely popular he is with young kids - maybe even more so than his former Chicago Bulls teammate Michael Jordan in his prime.