Oracle's Ellison to buy most of Lanai
REDDING FIRE CREWS FIGHT BLAZE STARTED BY KIDS: REDDISNG (AP) - Redding firefighters are battling a brush fire that was sparked by kids and now threatens a subdivision and apartment complex.
California tobacco tax trails by razor-thin margin with 400,000 ballots still to count
IRVINE (AP) - A California couple was charged Tuesday with felony conspiracy and false imprisonment for allegedly planting drugs in the car of an elementary school parent volunteer they disliked because they felt she didn't properly supervise their son, prosecutors said. Kent Easter, 38, of Irvine, planted prescription painkillers, marijuana and a marijuana pipe in the woman's car and then called police ...
Former school official facing new charges WOODSIDE . (AP) - A former school official in San Mateo County accused of misappropriating millions of dollars in public funds is now facing additional charges that he billed a school district for remodeling work done on his home. Prosecutors say Timothy Hanretty charged the Portola Valley School District nearly $101,000 for the work. The 55-year-old Hanretty ...
CAMPO (AP) - A wildfire fanned by strong winds that prompted the evacuation of 150 homes in eastern San Diego County is 30 percent contained, officials said Monday. But authorities with California's Department of Forestry and Fire Protection warned that the 907-acre blaze east of Campo still threatens 200 houses, sheds and other buildings. Nearly 500 firefighters have ...
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez has lived nearly all his 29 years in a country he considers home but now finds himself on the wrong side of the border - and the wrong side of a proposed overhaul of the U.S. immigration system that would grant legal status to millions of people.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - In November, one of the oldest condors in Central California died from lead poisoning after being found with tiny bullet fragments and a .22-caliber slug in his gullet that he apparently swallowed with a mouthful of meat.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - For one night only, the Rolling Stones were an up-and-coming band again.
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.
WILD DOG KILLED BY DEPUTIES: FRENCH CAMP - One of the dogs which may have killed dozens of goats at a French Camp livestock auction yard recently was killed Friday.