MODESTO (AP) - A California teenager who broke off a romance with her 41-year-old high school teacher after he was arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing another girl said the couple is now back together. Jordan Powers, 18, told KOVR-TV on Tuesday the relationship was back on, and her mother said her daughter has cut off contact with the family. <p style="line-height: ...
MENLO PARK (AP) - A Silicon Valley city where Facebook recently opened its new headquarters approved a deal that will allow the company to bring in thousands more employees. The Menlo Park City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday to let the social networking giant make annual payments totaling nearly $10 million ...
SANTA MONICA . (AP) - The state attorney general's office determined that a now-aborted, two-tier course pricing plan at Santa Monica College was illegal, a community college official said Wednesday. The fee proposal called for offering some high-demand, three-unit classes for $540, even though the standard per-unit cost for classes will be $46 this summer. California Community Colleges ...
SF Muni board OKs Sunday meters SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco is moving forward with a plan to make drivers feed meters on Sunday. The Municipal Transportation Agency's Board of Directors approved the proposal on Tuesday. It would still require approval from the Board of Supervisors. It comes as Muni is facing multi-million-dollar budget deficits. <p style="line-height: 18pt; ...
ANALYST: CALIF. HIGH-SPEED RAIL PLAN STILL VAGUE: SACRAMENTO (AP) - The state Legislative Analyst's Office said Tuesday that the latest plan to build a $68.4 billion high-speed rail system linking Northern and Southern California still relies on highly speculative financing, and it urged the state Legislature to reject funding until more details are ironed out. <p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height: 18pt; margin: 0in 0in ...
MODESTO (AP) - Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a man by a Stanislaus County sheriff's deputy who was responding to reports of a family dispute. Sheriff's officials say the deputy went to the home in the town of Keyes on Monday afternoon. Sgt. Anthony Bejaran says the deputy first used a Taser on 32-year-old George Ramirez ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Widespread mislabeling of fish in the Los Angeles area may mean sushi lovers aren't biting into a piece of snapper when they order it at restaurants, according to a report released Monday by an environmental advocacy group.
FOLSOM (AP) - Folsom police have arrested an escaped prisoner after residents found the inmate hiding in the bed of their pickup truck.
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.
TEMECULA (AP) - A Riverside County father and his teen daughter have each been placed on four years' probation after pleading guilty to charges stemming from a vigilante attack on a man the girl had accused of rape.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The state parks department has a new warehouse for its collection of historical artifacts, and the building will soon be open to the public.
CHICAGO (AP) - Call it Disneyland Chicago.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Authorities have seized more than 3,000 pounds of cocaine in a three-year crackdown on a nationwide drug trafficking operation centered near the California-Mexico border.
STOCKTON (AP) - Southbound Interstate 5 in Stockton reopened hours after an officer-involved shooting shut it down during the busy morning commute.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The board that oversees California's embattled high-speed rail project is responding to recent legal and administrative setbacks and says it will file a new motion seeking blanket authority to sell $8.6 billion in state bonds.
EUREKA (AP) - A Northern California man is headed to trial on charges that he killed one person and wounded another with a crossbow.
OAKLAND (AP) - Police officers with the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit agency have made significant progress in meeting reforms instituted after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a white transit officer, an independent auditor said Thursday.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Six decades before he went to North Korea as a curious tourist, Merrill Newman supervised a group of South Korean guerrillas during the Korean War who were perhaps the most hated and feared fighters in the North, former members of the group say.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to what is believed to be the first traffic citation alleging a motorist was using Google's computer-in-an-eyeglass.