SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California congressman announced Friday that he is planning federal legislation that aims to phase out the captivity of killer whales by banning breeding, importing and exporting the animals for public display.
MERCED (AP) - A college freshman angered over his eviction from University of California, Merced a study group planned to kill a police officer, steal a gun and shoot those who had evicted him, according to a document found on his body after police shot him dead.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown's office says he was interested in the geology of his family ranch when he asked state oil regulators to research and map the makeup and drilling history of the land.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - State officials will track when students are assigned to classes in which they are given chores or allowed to leave early instead of provided instruction under the terms of a settlement reached Thursday in a class action lawsuit.
MERCED (AP) - The Merced County sheriff said Wednesday that a college student suspected of stabbing four people before he was shot and killed by police has been tentatively identified, but his name is not being released because authorities have not been able to reach his family.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - A tip from the public led police in California's capital city to arrest a 28-year-old man Wednesday in the stabbing of a U.S. airman hailed as a hero for helping thwart a European terror attack.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The union that represents faculty, counselors, librarians and coaches at the 23 California State University campuses announced Wednesday that members have voted to authorize a strike if contract negotiations fail.