SACRAMENTO (AP) - Officials in a Northern California county have known for years that they have security problems with an antiquated jail and recently won $80 million in state funding to help build a new facility.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Northern California woman who disappeared while jogging three weeks ago turned up on the side of a California interstate before dawn on Thanksgiving, badly beaten and chained to a "heavy object."
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A civil rights group has called for more police protection of mosques after several in California received letters that praised President-elect Donald Trump and threatened Muslim genocide.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A suspect fleeing a police officer in the city of South San Francisco turned and cracked him in the head with a skateboard, leaving the 12-year department veteran in critical condition Friday, the police chief said.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - A Greyhound bus smashed head-on into a car going the wrong way on a suburban Phoenix highway early Friday, killing the car's driver and leaving 13 bus passengers with minor injuries, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - A group calling for California to secede from the United States submitted a proposed petition Monday seeking a ballot measure that would strip the state constitution of language that says California is an inseparable part of the nation.