SACRAMENTO (AP) - California lawmakers head into their final deadline rush this week with some of the most pressing legislative matters still to be resolved, or even publicly revealed.
CHP SAYS WOMAN JUMPED OFF BRIDGE TO ESCAPE POLICE
REDDING (AP) - The thousands of firefighters making progress against a series of wildfires across California were facing new challenges as strong winds raised concerns that some of the fires could jump containment lines, fire officials said Sunday.
AMMO STORE SIGNS REMOVED AT HIGH SCHOOL: SHINGLE SPRINGS (AP) - A Northern California school district has ordered removal of an ammunition store sign on a campus football stadium scoreboard.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two San Francisco 49ers fans who were attacked during a preseason home game against the rival Oakland Raiders have sued the team, parking lot security firm and National Football League. Daniel Long and Gabriel Navarrette, both 26, claim the defendants failed to create a safe environment for fans attending the game on Aug. 20, 2011, at Candlestick Park. ...
Burglars foiled by kids hiding in closet FREMONT (AP) - Police say three men who broke into a Fremont house were nabbed after kids hiding in an upstairs closet called 911. Police arrested 18-year-old Kenneth Denson; 25-year-old Demarkus Benavides and 18-year-old Marvin Matthews Friday on suspicion of conspiracy to commit a crime, first-degree robbery and other charges. Fremont police ...
2 killed, 6 hurt as LA crash mixes water, power
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California and federal officials have announced a $320 million settlement over allegations a Long Beach-based health plan received overpayments from Medi-Cal, the state's Medicaid program. U.S. attorney spokesman Thom Mrozek says SCAN Health Plan, a health maintenance organization, submitted payments on Aug. 10 to state and federal authorities to resolve an investigation. The settlement is the largest obtained ...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A man charged with raping and killing a woman 30 years ago is being kept alive in Orange County with dialysis treatments until officials can win permission to execute him.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California lawmakers are attempting to stay ahead of science fiction-style technology as increasingly nimble unmanned aircraft are considered for use in tracking fleeing suspects and monitoring crowded public spaces.