SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A worker in the state oil and gas regulatory agency lodged a whistleblower's complaint over being ordered to prepare a state map of the oil and gas potential, history and geology of California Gov. Jerry Brown's family ranch, the worker and her attorney said Monday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Umbrellas were out and streets were slick in the San Francisco Bay Area on Monday as a rainstorm ushered in a two-day wet-weather system heading from the Pacific to the Sierra Nevada.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - University of California President Janet Napolitano is asking the system's governing board for permission to enroll 5,000 more California residents next fall at the nine campuses that serve undergraduates.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles County government has reduced its car washing to just once a month and is retrofitting a downtown car wash to use recirculated water amid California's historic drought.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A prime defendant in a San Francisco racketeering case ordered the killing of a rival before taking over his organization in Chinatown and engaging in money laundering and trafficking in guns and drugs, a prosecutor said during his opening statement Monday at the high-profile trial.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a screening of the documentary film Harvest of Empire on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on MJC's East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A bright, colorful light that streaked across the California sky, startling residents and leading to a flurry of calls to law enforcement, turned out to be an unarmed missile test-fired from a Navy submarine off the coast Saturday evening, officials said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Now 84, federal appellate court Judge William Canby made the difficult decision a few years ago to mostly stop hearing cases after a 30-year career. He was sharp and healthy, but didn't want to risk mental decline that would lead him to make mistakes, he said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The luxury electric car market may be small, but it's lucrative enough to get another jolt - this time from a mysterious startup that says it wants to re-imagine how people interact with their autos.
DENVER (AP) - Officials investigating an apparently extensive case of sexting at a southern Colorado high school are urging parents to check their children's phones for explicit selfies and talk to them about the risk of the photos becoming public.