DELANO (AP) - Hundreds of former and current labor activists, both Filipino and Mexican-American, flowed this weekend into the Central Valley town of Delano where 50 years ago, they launched the Delano grape strike that altered the course of American history.
LA CANADA-FLINTRIDGE (AP) - A Los Angeles County firefighter shot and killed his wife - herself a deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department who was off duty at the time - and then himself, officials said Monday.
RANCHO PALOS VERDES (AP) - A boat off the coast of Mexico apparently spotted the blue whale Monday that rescuers first saw several days ago entangled in hundreds of feet of fishing line near Los Angeles.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has made climate change the centerpiece of his final tenure by laying out the most aggressive benchmark in North America, which would reduce California's carbon footprint and boost the state's renewable energy use to 50 percent in 15 years.
STOCKTON - Greg Lucas, who oversees the California State Library's vast collection, from historical documents to digitized books, will be the featured speaker Thursday at University of the Pacific's 2015 Beyond Our Gates Dialogue, "Connections and Common Ground in Literacy."
SONORA (AP) - Armed with evidence captured by surveillance cameras, California regulators have ordered a business to stop tapping Sierra Nevada spring water that is later bottled and sold in stores, officials said Wednesday.