HEMET (AP) - Police say a Hemet man had to dodge bullets after confronting a neighbor for peeing in the bushes outside an apartment complex.
FULLERTON (AP) - An assistant principal at a Southern California high school has been temporarily removed from campus while district officials assess his pulling a gay student offstage for saying he hoped he could someday marry the love of his life.
FRESNO (AP) - Water agencies that supply millions of California residents and farmers will be getting more water this year, thanks to a wet spring and high reservoir storage. The state Department of Water Resources said Monday that State Water Project contractors can expect to get 60 percent of their ...
7 INDICTED IN TOY FIRM'S ALLEGED DRUG MONEY SCHEME: LOS ANGELES (AP) - Five people were arrested Monday in a money laundering scheme that allegedly funneled millions of dollars in Colombian and Mexican drug money through an American toy company, federal officials said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The search for four yacht crew members thrown from their boat during a weekend race off Northern California was indefinitely suspended, with the Coast Guard saying the "window of survivability" had passed.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Strange secrets hide in numbers. For instance, an orange used car is least likely to be a lemon.
CORCORAN (AP) - On August 9, 1969, two naive 17-year-old girls were launched on a path that led to the unlikeliest of friendships.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's a home within a home - and it could be coming soon to a home near you.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A century-old tradition, the Full Crew Farallones Race has never been for the faint of heart: Winds averaging 10 to 20 knots and churning 14-foot Pacific Ocean swells are among the rough conditions typically braved by yachts and their crews during the daylong regatta, a spring favorite of skilled sailors.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California's attorney general is seeking to build on a recent nationwide bank settlement over home foreclosures by lobbying state lawmakers to advance a package of mortgage-protection bills, which faces critical tests in legislative committees this week.
• COUPLE DIED IN MALL MURDER-SUICIDE, GIRL SURVIVED: SAN JOSE (AP) - Police say two people found dead in an apparent murder-suicide at a Northern California strip mall parking lot were once a couple and that a toddler found nearby is their daughter.
OAKLAND (AP) - An executive with an Ohio manufacturer has said steel bolts used on a troubled new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge were made exactly to specifications. Experts have spent the past two months trying to determine why 32 of 96 bolts broke after they were tightened in March. A report released on May 7 by Caltrans suggests the bridge design team ordered a type of steel that under some conditions could ...
SANTA MONICA (AP) - A Southern California teen turned heads at his prom when he showed up with a Sports Illustrated model as his date. Nina Agdal agreed to step in as Jake Davidson's date Thursday night after he got turned down for prom by supermodel Kate Upton. The Sherman Oaks teen appeared in a YouTube video that was viewed more than 2.5 million times asking Upton to be his date. After Upton declined because ...
JURUPA VALLEY (AP) - The former president of a local Southern California PTA has been charged with grand theft for allegedly stealing $20,000 raised from children's candy bar sales. Patricia Gledhill pleaded not guilty earlier this month to two felony counts. Gledhill was PTA president last year for Stone Avenue Elementary School in Jurupa (huh-ROO'-puh) Valley. According to court records, Gledhill told authorities she took fundraising money to pay for food, rent, and the cost ...
SHUTTLE IS MAJOR DRAW AT CALIFORNIA SCIENCE CENTER: LOS ANGELES (AP) - There was always been a special connection between space shuttle Endeavour and California, where it was built.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - A federal appeals court on Friday denied a second request by California doctors, pharmacists and hospitals seeking to undo the state's 10 percent provider rate cut for treating the poor.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The utility responsible for a deadly pipeline explosion in Northern California said Friday that the record $2.25 billion in fines being sought by state regulators is illegally excessive, but did not offer a specific dollar figure it considers reasonable. In a 103-page filing submitted just before the close of business, Pacific Gas & Electric said that it agrees with the California Public Utilities Commission's finding that a financial penalty is appropriate ...