SAN DIEGO (AP) - Nearly 100 Mexicans have sought to return to the U.S. by Wednesday's deadline under the settlement of a class-action lawsuit that accused federal immigration officials in Southern California of failing to advise people of their rights.
FRESNO (AP) - The Sierra Nevada snowpack measured above average for this time of year, but it's not enough to make a dent in California's stubborn four-year drought, state water managers said Wednesday.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The California state Senate is giving all its employees pay raises just one year after laying off several dozen employees due to financial problems, according to a memo obtained by The Associated Press.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A San Diego police officer who shot and killed a transient within seconds of exiting his car initially told investigators that he didn't see a weapon but said days later that he recalled thinking the man might be carrying a knife, according to a report released Wednesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The University of California has decided to unload at least $25 million worth of stock in three private prison companies following a campaign by black student activists from the system's 10 campuses, a spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego County district attorney released a video Tuesday that shows a police officer fatally shooting a transient seconds after the officer left his patrol car as the man walked toward him.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Security researcher Brian Wallace was on the trail of hackers who had snatched a California university's housing files when he stumbled into a larger nightmare: Cyberattackers had opened a pathway into the networks running the United States' power grid.
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.