SACRAMENTO (AP) - The California Senate on Monday approved a bill that seeks to discourage frivolous ballot questions by raising filing costs, following a measure advocating the slayings of gay and lesbian people.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State contractors have readied plans to acquire as many as 300 farms in the California delta by eminent domain to make room for a pair of massive, still-unapproved water tunnels proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown, according to documents obtained by opponents of the tunnels.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - "It was just another day in Mosul," the soldier began, his voice shaking. Sgt. 1st Class Marshall Powell took a deep breath. He couldn't look at the other three servicemen in the group therapy session.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Students, accountants, businessmen, housewives and many others in green T-shirts and all wearing the number 420 raced Saturday to change the stereotypical images of marijuana smokers as lazy and lethargic stoners who binge on junk food.
RIDGECREST (AP) - An 18-day manhunt in the mountainous high desert of central California ended when two deputies opened fire on a man who pulled out a handgun during a confrontation on a rural road, authorities said Sunday.
HEALDSBURG (AP) - In Northern California's wine country, the 2015 harvest has arrived shockingly early, amid years of drought that have progressively shifted vines' growing season earlier into the year.
OAKLAND (AP) - A growing teacher shortage has left district officials across the San Francisco Bay Area scrambling to fill classrooms, with critical shortages in science, math, special education and bilingual education.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Going through a divorce has been difficult for Sepideh Saeedi. Not understanding what's happening in court because she isn't proficient in English has made the process even harder.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Authorities say there has been a 47 percent spike in car break-ins in San Francisco in the first half of this year, an increase that had led to finger pointing among officials and left many angry victims.
CUPERTINO (AP) - Adding fuel to rumors that Apple is working on designs for a car, local officials say engineers for the giant tech company recently made inquiries about a former navy base that's been converted into a testing ground for self-driving cars and other cutting-edge vehicles.