LOS ANGELES (AP) - There is a 99.9 percent chance of a magnitude-5 or greater earthquake striking within three years in the greater Los Angeles area, where a similar sized temblor caused more than $12 million in damage last year, according to a study by NASA and university researchers.
SANTA ANA (AP) - A clerk at the California Department of Motor Vehicles and five other people have been indicted on charges involving the creation of new identities with Puerto Rican documents that were then used to get driver's licenses, authorities said Wednesday.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Calling it a tough decision, former NBA star and current Sacramento, California, Mayor Kevin Johnson said Wednesday he will not seek a third term next year now that the capital city is heading in a positive direction.
STOCKTON. (AP) - The attorney for the mayor of a Northern California city whose two laptops and cell phone were seized by federal investigators says the Department of Homeland Security has agreed to return the electronics.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A federal judge has declined to dismiss a federal civil rights lawsuit that claims a beach in the ritzy San Diego neighborhood of La Jolla is denying access to the physically disabled.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - While Gov. Jerry Brown approved high-profile legislation addressing social issues such as aid-in-dying, animal antibiotics and the gender wage gap this year, he kept a tight grip on California's pocketbook by rejecting more than a dozen bills that sought to increase health care benefits and tax credits for the poor.