''Dirty DUIs' private investigator gets 8 years
OFF-DUTY FACEBOOK GUARD ARRESTED FOR LAPTOP THEFTS: PALO ALTO (AP) - An off-duty Facebook security guard and another man have been arrested for stealing 49 laptop computers at the company's former California headquarters.
Father of murder suspect convicted of molestation
SACRAMENTO . (AP) - Authorities will have more time and tools to investigate mortgage fraud under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown announced signing Tuesday. The state attorney general's office will be able to convene a statewide grand jury to investigate financial crimes involving victims in multiple counties under SB1474 by Sen. Loni Hancock, D-Berkeley. Brown also signed AB1950 by Assemblyman Mike Davis, D-Los ...
Armed gang member was on way to avenge killing
POLL: VOTERS DIVIDED OVER DEATH PENALTY REPEAL : SACRAMENTO . (AP) - A new Field Poll shows California voters split over a November ballot initiative seeking to repeal the death penalty.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Construction crews have unearthed the massive foundations of the old San Francisco City Hall destroyed in the disastrous 1906 earthquake. The wreckage of the building and its 300-foot dome became a famous symbol of the quake. Workers digging on Hyde Street near Fulton Street for a landscaping project found the ruins on Sept. 14, ...
STOCKTON (AP) - The Roman Catholic diocese in Stockton is facing another lawsuit alleging child abuse by a defrocked priest who spoke openly about molesting children in a 2006 documentary. An unidentified woman says she was molested by Oliver O'Grady from 1991 to 1992 when she was 11 and 12 years old, and O'Grady was serving ...
SECOND DUI COUNT AGAINST LAWMAKER DISMISSED: SACRAMENTO (AP) - A Contra Costa County judge has dismissed a second DUI count against a state lawmaker from Southern California.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Filming for a major motion picture is scheduled to begin soon in northern Nevada, something the local producer says will become more common in the years ahead as some new tax incentives for the industry kick in.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Evacuation orders remained in place Sunday as crews built containment lines around a wind-driven wildfire that scorched 1,500 acres of dry brush and damaged four buildings at a Southern California military base.
SAN RAFAEL (AP) - The trial of a Northern California teenager charged with the brazen theft of celebrity chef Guy Fieri's Lamborghini sports car from a San Francisco dealership has started in a Marin County courtroom.
SAN JOSE (AP) - The Silicon Valley has had a men's fashion problem dating back to its founders.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - At least for an afternoon, the chess players were back at the usual spot they've occupied for years along downtown San Francisco's busy Market Street.