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.
FRESNO - Much of California has gone from withered to water-logged this winter but the state's top water regulator is not ready to lift emergency conservation measures enacted during the height of the state's drought.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown forcefully defended California's efforts to curb global warming, protect immigrants and expand health care, vowing in his State of the State address Tuesday to fight the Trump administration if it tries to roll back the state's accomplishments.
TRUCKEE (AP) - After years of drought and barren slopes, skiers and boarders have a bonanza of snow at resorts from the Sierra Nevada to the mountain ranges of Southern California following a barrage of storms.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The operators of Backpage.com pushed for pimping charges to be tossed out for the second time Tuesday, two weeks after the website that prosecutors dubbed an online brothel stopped advertising adult services in the face of a congressional investigation.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. announced a recall Sunday of certain 12-ounce bottles of its pale ales, IPA's and other beers after detecting a packaging flaw that could cause a piece of glass to break off into the bottle.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tens of thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of downtown Los Angeles and San Francisco with signs decrying President Donald Trump and chants in English and Spanish as a cross-section of the cities diverse religious, ethnic and LGBT groups marched in solidarity Saturday with the Women's March on Washington.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Anti-abortion demonstrators marched through downtown San Francisco in an annual event that coincided Saturday with the women's march in opposition to President Donald Trump. Organizers said they coordinated so the two events occurred at different times of the day.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Fast-moving floodwaters swept through California mountain communities and residents fled homes below hillsides scarred by wildfires as the third - and largest - in the latest series of storms brought a deluge Sunday and warnings about damaging mudslides.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Uber Technologies is paying $20 million to settle allegations that it duped people into driving for its ride-hailing service with false promises about how much they would earn and how much they would have to pay to finance a car.