SAN DIEGO (AP) - The owners of a janitorial company serving luxury hotels in Southern California and Nevada are charged with running a $7 million workers' compensation insurance and tax evasion scam, prosecutors announced Monday.
BAKERSFIELD (AP) - Rescuers pulled five bodies from the wreckage of a small plane that crashed into an orchard in central California after vanishing from radar, local and federal authorities said Sunday.
TORRANCE (AP) - A man brought to a hospital after attacking police was shot to death by a Los Angeles officer in the emergency room after he swung a metal stool and grabbed for an officer's gun, authorities said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The San Bernardino attack that left 14 people dead represented a type of extremist plot law enforcement authorities consider exceedingly difficult to detect: a conspiracy between close family members.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - When the FBI went to speak with a man accused of buying the assault rifles used by his friend in the San Bernardino terror attack, they learned about a sinister plot the two men had crafted years earlier.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Nearly three dozen religious colleges and universities in 20 U.S. states have received federal waivers allowing them not to accommodate transgender students in admissions, housing and other areas of campus life, according to a report by the nation's largest LGBT rights group and documents obtained by The Associated Press.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Cleaning up from two destructive Northern California wildfires this fall will cost at least $243 million, far exceeding the cost for other recent blazes, state officials estimated Friday as they transferred more money from the state's rainy day fund to help pay for it.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown's sister is a paid board member of the company that owns a natural-gas well whose leak is forcing thousands from their Southern California homes, and a watchdog group and the governor's aides disagree over whether that makes a conflict of interest for the governor.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Supreme Court on Thursday limited the scope of the state's environmental review law, saying public agencies generally don't have to evaluate the impact of air pollution and other existing environmental problems on residents of a proposed development.