$25K reward offered in post office robbery
SAN JOSE (AP) - A daycare provider needed cribs and high chairs. A coffee truck needed a generator. A couple renting party supplies needed to move from a garage into a storefront.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Tens of thousands of California residents aren't getting their unemployment checks on time because of computer problems at a state agency.
OAKLAND (AP) - As another potential strike looms, Bay Area Rapid Transit officials are preparing other ways to get commuters to work, including possibly allowing managers to drive a limited number of trains.
BAKERSFIELD . (AP) - The Bakersfield City Council is bracing for a large turnout when a key committee considers an anti-abortion resolution Monday.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Disneyland says disabled guests will no longer go straight to the front of lines after growing abuse of the system.
LAGUNA BEACH (AP) - Some of surfing's biggest names aren't just catching waves. They're also talking about making them.
STEVE JOBS' CHILDHOOD HOME EYED FOR PRESERVATION: LOS ALTOS (AP) - The childhood home of the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs could soon be preserved as a historical site in Silicon Valley.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - A Democratic Party official in Sacramento County has resigned after sending an offensive Twitter message during a heated exchange over President Obama's health care law.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) - West Hollywood is now the only city in America where it's a crime to sell fur.
HUNTINGTON BEACH (AP) - Orange County has crowned its first transgender homecoming queen. Cassidy Lynn Campbell, 16., made history in the traditionally conservative county Friday night.
PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - The mayor and vice mayor in the Central California town of Porterville, who were at center of a flap over a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pride proclamation, have been removed from their positions by fellow council members. Sime residents saw the Porterville City Council's 3-2 decision to reorganize itself on Tuesday as retribution against Mayor Virginia Gurrola's issuing of the proclamation and vice mayor Pete McCracken's support of it. Other ...
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Two Vietnam veterans were awarded the Silver and Bronze Star medals Friday for their courage in a battle on a jungle hillside where more than 75 percent of the troops with them that day were killed or wounded.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that will establish California's first rules detailing how oil drillers use a technique known as fracking.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Six years after losing in his first trial, a black Los Angeles firefighter was awarded $1.1 million Monday by a jury that found he suffered discrimination during his nearly three-decade career. After 16 days of deliberations and a seven-week trial, the jurors found in favor of Jabari S. Jumaane in a lawsuit alleging a pattern of discrimination, harassment and retaliation in the Los Angeles Fire Department. Jumaane alleged that he was ...
ANAHEIM (AP) - Authorities say a 25-year-old man and a 7-year-old boy were killed in a crash caused when the man grabbed the steering wheel while his girlfriend was driving on a Southern California freeway. The Orange County Register reports the couple had been arguing while the 2003 Isuzu was heading east on the 91 Freeway in Anaheim early Monday. California Highway Patrol officials say the male passenger "interfered" with the driver's steering, causing the ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Scientists are studying why the Italian wall lizard introduced into a Los Angeles neighborhood 20 years ago has virtually replaced a native species. The relative newcomer has essentially taken over a five-block radius from where they were let into the wild in San Pedro in 1994. A homeowner brought a few of the bright green lizards back from a trip to Sicily and they have since thrived and multiplied, according to ...
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - Yosemite National Park officials say a family member has found a 60-year-old woman who went missing after leaving her home for a hike. Ann Lory spent two nights in near freezing temperatures before she was found injured around 11:30 a.m. Monday and airlifted to a hospital. Park officials did not specify the nature of her injury, but said Lory was conscious. Lory failed to return from what was supposed to ...
EL CENTRO (AP) - A recent state audit calls for a more thorough estimate of how much it will cost to alleviate expected clouds of dust and other hazards along the receding shores of the Salton Sea. The Desert Sun reports Monday that carrying out restoration projects could help California decrease its future mitigation costs. Under a 2003 deal, the state will be responsible for those costs after three local water agencies pay about $388 ...
National Forensic League Executive Director J. Scott Wunn recently announced that Delta Charter has earned the 2012-13 Leading Chapter Award in the Big Valley District.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - A final vote tally released Friday showed Democrat Matt Dababneh narrowly winning a special election to fill a Los Angeles-area seat in the state Assembly, but his Republican opponent said she is considering asking for a recount.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The son of one of the world's most-wanted drug lords was arrested at an Arizona border crossing to face drug-trafficking charges in the United States, authorities said Friday.