SACRAMENTO (AP) - A new $64 billion business plan for California's high-speed rail system fails to identify how to fill a multibillion-dollar shortfall and calls for locating the first segment in an unpopulated agricultural area, which "does not appear to be an effective approach," the state's legislative analyst said Thursday.
MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) - Google wants Congress to create new federal powers that would let the tech giant receive special, expedited permission to bring to market a self-driving car that has no steering wheel or pedals.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Bay Area commuters faced overcrowded trains, travel delays and other inconveniences for the second time in two weeks Thursday due to a mysterious electrical problem affecting the region's rail transit system.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - An Iraqi-born Palestinian man previously charged with lying to investigators about traveling to Syria was indicted Thursday on the more serious allegation of trying to support a terrorist group.
BERKELEY (AP) - Officials at the University of California, Berkeley, are reviewing whether the men's head basketball coach correctly handled sexual harassment allegations against one of his assistants.
TRUCKEE (AP) - Dozens of law enforcement cruisers and officers on motorcycles joined a 120-mile funeral ride along Interstate 80 from Reno to Roseville, California on Wednesday for a CHP patrolman who was killed in the line of duty.
FRESNO (AP) - Recent storms that nearly filled Northern California's major reservoirs and created a deep snowpack in the Sierra Nevada have some water districts questioning whether a drought emergency still exists.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - State authorities reported Tuesday that tens of thousands of California drivers have had traffic fines and court fees reduced under an amnesty program pushed by Gov. Jerry Brown to help the poor.
SANTA ANA . (AP) - A homeless man from San Francisco who pointed police toward two Orange County inmates who had escaped from jail will get the lion's share of a $150,000 reward set up for their successful capture, the Orange County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday.