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.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Filming for a major motion picture is scheduled to begin soon in northern Nevada, something the local producer says will become more common in the years ahead as some new tax incentives for the industry kick in.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Evacuation orders remained in place Sunday as crews built containment lines around a wind-driven wildfire that scorched 1,500 acres of dry brush and damaged four buildings at a Southern California military base.
SAN RAFAEL (AP) - The trial of a Northern California teenager charged with the brazen theft of celebrity chef Guy Fieri's Lamborghini sports car from a San Francisco dealership has started in a Marin County courtroom.
SAN JOSE (AP) - The Silicon Valley has had a men's fashion problem dating back to its founders.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - At least for an afternoon, the chess players were back at the usual spot they've occupied for years along downtown San Francisco's busy Market Street.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A San Francisco man denies charges that he operated an encrypted website where users could anonymously shop for drugs such as heroin and LSD, his attorney said on Friday. "We deny all charges. That's the end of the discussion," said federal public defender Brandon LeBlanc, who is representing defendant Ross Ulbricht. The denial came after Ulbricht, looking calm, appeared in federal court in red prison clothes and shackles for a bail ...
STOCKTON (AP) - Authorities say a fire at a recycling plant in Stockton that briefly shut down a major interstate is out. Crews were still watching for hot spots on Friday morning, a day after the fire at the Newark Recycling & Recovery plant near downtown started. The fire burned paper and cardboard and caused two large propane tanks to explode. Stockton Fire Chief Operator Matt Harris said high winds on Thursday scattered embers from ...
BROWN OKS BILL ALLOWING MORE THAN 2 LEGAL PARENTS: SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation making California the fifth state to allow judges to declare a child has more than two legal parents.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - San Bernardino County health officials say a person has died after being infected with the West Nile virus. The death was reported Friday. The person's name, age and gender were not immediately made public. The death was the seventh this year in California due to West Nile virus. The other fatalities occurred in Los Angeles, Glenn, Sacramento and San Joaquin counties. The virus is transmitted through the bite of an ...
STOCKTON (AP) - The city of Stockton's plan to emerge from bankruptcy has cleared the city council. The council voted 6-0 on Thursday to give Deis authority to file the plan with U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein. The plan could still face opposition from the city's creditors. City officials have said the plan's success depends on voters approving a three-quarter-cent sales tax hike in November. The tax revenue would help close an $11 million deficit ...