LAFAYETTE (AP) - Africanized honeybees, known as killer bees because of their swarming, aggressive and deadly nature when a colony is threatened, have made their way to the San Francisco Bay Area for the first time, researchers say.
LANCASTER (AP) - A woman found locked in a storage shed behind a Los Angeles County home appeared malnourished and had old and fresh wounds, investigators said Tuesday as the woman's brother and his girlfriend remained held on charges of torture, abuse and false imprisonment.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The 49ers knew intoxicated fans were especially dangerous on long lines waiting to use the restroom at Levi's Stadium, but failed to provide adequate security, a lawsuit by two men assaulted last year in a bathroom at the stadium alleges.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Scientists are looking at ocean-warming trends to figure out why endangered Guadalupe fur seals are stranding themselves and dying in alarming numbers along the central California coast.
MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) - After a friend recommended that he join a secret Google project six years ago, Brian Torcellini suddenly found himself on the road to an occupational oxymoron. He became a driver in a driverless car.
MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) - Google is countering the release of Apple's latest iPhones with two devices running on a new version of Android software designed to steer and document even more of its users' lives.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Landmark changes in California's criminal justice system four years ago have not saved the state money or reduced the rate of convicts who are quickly back behind bars as proponents had promised, but the changes also did not produce a feared spike in violent crime, an independent research organization said Monday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The government has evidence that a man charged in a money laundering and corruption probe centered in San Francisco's Chinatown also arranged a 2006 slaying, a federal prosecutor said Monday.
SACRAMENTO . (AP) - Supporters of an effort to repeal California's new law requiring mandatory vaccines for schoolchildren faced a Monday deadline to turn in enough signatures to qualify a ballot initiative asking voters to repeal the law.
DAVIS (AP) - Dr. Elizabeth Montgomery crouched beside the cage of a long-haired, black-and-white cat with blisters and second-degree burns on all four paws. She stroked his head, examined his bandages and adjusted the soft collar around his neck that prevented him from licking his wounds.