SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California cities that are hot, dry or crowded, or have managed to come up with new sources of water, might be able to get a slight break in the state's drought-time water-conservation targets, state officials said Friday.
OAKLAND (AP) - Some security cameras aboard San Francisco Bay Area commuter trains are fake and do not record the activity of passengers, a transit agency acknowledged after being pressed on whether there is footage of a weekend killing on a train.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Wikipedia is getting another source of cash for its 15th birthday, expanding beyond fundraising drives that have already poured $250 million into the Internet's leading encyclopedia.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California fined Uber's state subsidiary $7.6 million on Thursday for allegedly failing to provide regulators with enough detailed information on the ride-hailing company's drivers and riders.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ordering a Catholic hospital in California to perform a tubal ligation sterilization procedure on a woman would violate its religious freedom, a San Francisco judge ruled Thursday.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK. (AP) - The names of iconic hotels and other landmarks in the world-famous Yosemite National Park will soon change in an ongoing battle over who owns the intellectual property, park officials said Thursday.
FRESNO (AP) - A break in the California Aqueduct has halted the flow of water in the canal that supplies millions of Southern California residents, but there's no concern that taps will run dry, officials said Wednesday.
FRESNO (AP) - A former sheriff's deputy in Central California has been sentenced to prison after two women accused him of leading them to remote areas to ask for sexual favors instead of writing them tickets, authorities said Wednesday.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Lawrence Phillips, a star running back at Nebraska and first-round NFL draft pick whose pro career quickly unraveled amid disciplinary problems, was found dead in his California prison cell on Wednesday, and officials said they suspect suicide.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - While self-driving cars already are being tested on public roads, newly released safety data support the cautionary view that the technology has many miles to go before people can sleep at the wheel.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A former Pacific Gas & Electric company employee experienced resistance when she tried in the wake of a deadly explosion at a gas line to improve the company's shoddy record-keeping, federal prosecutors said in a court filing in their criminal case against PG&E.