SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix is giving new parents on its payroll up to a year of paid leave in a move that could pressure other technology employers to improve their baby benefits as they vie for talent.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - World-famous wingsuit flier Dean Potter had strapped his iPhone to the back of his head and hit record before jumping from a cliff in Yosemite National Park in what was to be an exhilarating flight through a V-shaped rocky formation - a route that left little margin for error.
MIDDLETOWN (AP) - A predictable but painful summertime ritual played out in half a dozen resort communities near California's largest freshwater lake on Tuesday as an erratic, week-old wildfire that has wiped out dozens of buildings continued to threaten nearly 7,000 more.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California restored voting rights Tuesday to tens of thousands of criminals serving sentences under community supervision, reversing a decision by a state official that they could not participate in elections.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Astronomy Club's next Telescope Night is Thursday, Aug. 6, from 9 to 11 p.m. on the fourth floor rooftop of the Science Community Center on West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Avenue.
POMONA (AP) - Two women died from suspected drug overdoses at a popular weekend music festival at the Los Angeles County fairgrounds, prompting calls for an investigation and concern over the use of drugs at youth-oriented events.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities on Monday searched a rugged, five-square-mile area east of Bakersfield, California, as part of a six-day manhunt involving a killing, kidnapping and the wounding of two deputies.
Manteca Firefighters Local #1874 IAFF is again hosting their annual Tip a Fireman event on Wednesday, Aug. 26, from 5 until 9 p.m. in support of the Give Every Child a Chance's free after school mentor/tutoring programs.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge in San Francisco extended a restraining order on Monday that blocks an anti-abortion group from releasing any recordings that it secretly gathered at annual meetings of an abortion providers' association.