Nation & World

University of California President Janet Napolitano to step down

Since she became the first woman to lead the 10-campus system in September 2013, Napolitano has enrolled historic numbers of California undergraduates.

Newsom, Becerra lash out at Trump plan to rescind California emissions standards

In a series of tweets early Wednesday morning, Trump said that revoking California’s authority to impose emissions standards will help make cars more affordable.

‘Baby Trump’ balloon to fly over Peninsula during Trump fundraiser visit

With U.S. President Donald Trump set to host a 2020 re-election fundraiser…

Trump orders crackdown on homelessness in California, as White House officials survey LA area’s ‘crisis’

President Donald Trump has directed White House officials to take on California’s…

Economic hardship tied to increase in suicide rates, especially in rural areas

Suicides reached a 50-year peak in 2017, the latest year for which reliable statistics are available

Amazon countries seal pact against destruction of rainforest

The seven countries that met in Colombia will increase cooperation against causes of deforestation

Lawmakers reject Johnson’s election call, block no-deal Brexit

The main opposition Labour Party ordered its 247 lawmakers to abstain.

Some migrants have found jobs, settled into Tijuana

“The majority of migrants want to work and we have work here,” said Jesus Alejandro Ruiz Uribe.

33 bodies recovered from California dive boat fire

About three dozen divers have participated in search efforts over the last few days.

California becomes first state to ban fur trapping

The law followed a public outcry when conservationist Tom O’Key discovered a bobcat trap illegally set on his property near Joshua Tree National Park.

Hong Kong protestors win one: Extradition bill is officially withdraw

One demand down, four to go, demonstrators say.

Walmart to ban shoppers from openly carrying guns in stores

Customers with a concealed carry permit are still welcome

Location allowed crew to escape deadly dive boat fire

The crew members who survived were likely assigned to sleep on the deck

Victims of California boat fire part of tight-knit community

The magnitude of the tragedy rocked California’s diving community.

Texas mass shooting death toll rises to 8, including gunman

Shootings began with traffic stop and ended in exchange of gunfire with police outside movie theater

Mysterious vaping lung injuries may have flown under regulatory radar

“You don’t know what you’re putting into your lungs when you vape.”

The debate Democrats have waited for: Joe Biden vs. Elizabeth Warren

They personify choices Dems face about what they stand for and what change is needed to oust Trump.

Uber, Lyft warn they’ll take the fight over workplace rules to California voters

The ride-hailing giants said they'll commit $60M to fund a statewide initiative for the 2020 ballot

Hurricane Dorian now predicted to hit Florida as a Category 4 — but where?

All of Florida is under a state of emergency.

Additional injured victim from Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting brings total to 20

Gilroy police reported Thursday that one additional man was struck by gunfire…