SAN DIEGO (AP) - A San Diego judge has ordered an English teacher to stand trial on allegations he carried a loaded gun and knife onto the campus of a middle school. Ned Carter Walker, 41, was ordered Tuesday to be tried on the felony charges. Police say Farb Middle School staff members told them Walker expressed love ...
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The number of California homes entering the foreclosure process plunged to a more-than-seven-year low this year thanks to rising home prices, an improving economy and new laws designed to protect homeowners, a research firm reported Tuesday. From January to March, 18,567 default notices were recorded by lenders - down 51.4 percent from the previous three months and down ...
ORANGE COUNTY SUPERVISORS OPPOSE BEACH BONFIRE BAN: SANTA ANA (AP) - Orange County supervisors have thrown their support behind the California tradition of beach bonfires in the face of a proposed ban.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California is on track to collect $4 billion more in personal income taxes than Gov. Jerry Brown had expected, giving a potential boost to education funding, the legislative analyst's office said Tuesday.
DAVIS (AP) - A Northern California man who was lost in the wilderness for more than a week survived on runoff and pine nuts, his father said. Daniel Thompson, 25, of Davis turned up around a campground in Lake County on Sunday, the Davis Enterprise reported on Tuesday. His father, Brian Thompson, told the newspaper he had been ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Burger King is expanding its delivery service to three new metropolitan areas - Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco. The Miami-based chain first rolled out delivery in Washington, D.C., early last year and now offers it in the Houston, Miami and New York areas as well. The delivery push comes as competition intensifies in ...
WOMAN UNINJURED AFTER BART TRAIN PASSES OVER HER: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A woman escaped uninjured after a commuter train passed over her but did not hit her on tracks at a San Francisco station, transit officials said.
TEMPS HIT RECORD LEVELS IN PARTS OF BAY AREA: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Forecasters say a mass of warm air across a wide area of Northern California has pushed temperatures up to record levels in parts of the Bay Area. The National Weather Service says Monday's high of 85 degrees at Oakland Airport broke the previous high for April 22, which ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - In the wake of the Boston bombings, San Francisco's police chief wants more security cameras along a major thoroughfare that hosts parades and other big events. Chief Greg Suhr said additional cameras on Market Street would give police extra eyes during such major events, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Monday. The San Francisco ...
LA schools consider banning defiance suspensions
FEDS TO PROBE REPAIR WORK ON BAD BAY BRIDGE RODS: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Federal Highway Administration on Monday said it is investigating the state's response to broken steel seismic safety rods on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
15 OF 23 CAL STATE CAMPUSES CHARGE GRADUATION FEES: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Graduating students at more than a dozen California public universities will have to hand over money before they are handed their diplomas, a newspaper reported.
CHICAGO (AP) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she supports a woman's right to choose to have an abortion, but feels her predecessors' landmark Roe v. Wade ruling 40 years ago was too sweeping and gave abortion opponents a symbol to target.
PALMDALE . (AP) - Sheriff's authorities said a man who was arrested this week on suspicion of growing marijuana is now a "person of interest" in the death of a 63-year-old jogger who was mauled to death by a pack of pit bulls in the Mojave Desert.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Every time Los Angeles exhales, odd-looking gadgets anchored in the mountains above the city trace the invisible puffs of carbon dioxide, methane and other greenhouse gases that waft skyward.
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (AP) - It's not that easy to catch crawfish in Lake Tahoe. Turns out, it may be harder to keep them.
IRVINE (AP) - University of California, Irvine officials pledged to work on race relations on campus this week after a black student found a hand-scrawled note in her backpack calling her a slave, making it the second racist incident that has offended black students in recent weeks.
VALLEY SPRINGS (AP) - A day before a 12-year-old boy was arrested for the stabbing death of his 8-year-old sister, his mother described him as "protective" of his younger sibling.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California schools are expecting a boost from the $900 million to be raised over the next year through the closure of a corporate tax loophole, but Gov. Jerry Brown is locked in a disagreement with state lawmakers over how to hand out that money.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Grammy-winning musician Chris Brown's neighbors are unhappy with what some are calling frightening art he's chosen to have painted along the curb of his Hollywood Hills home.