California

FBI opens domestic terror investigation into Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting

Family of suspected gunman issues statement apologizing to community

Trump and GOP sue California over law requiring tax returns to run in state’s primary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ California’s first-in-the-nation law requiring presidential primary candidates to release…

Deadly cliff collapse is a warning sign for California coast

“Most unprotected coastal cliffs are actively eroding and should be considered hazardous.”

Gilroy Garlic Festival killer died of suicide

The Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office ruled on Friday

California honey bees are still declining, but Trump does not care

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced in July that it would no longer be funding a nationwide annual survey of the honeybee population.

Medical examiner confirms identity of 25-year-old victim in garlic festival shooting

The Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office has confirmed the identities of…

Suspect identified in Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting

At least four people were killed in a shooting Sunday at the…

San Francisco teens confess to fatal stabbing of Italian policeman

Two 19-year-old US citizens have confessed to a fatal knife attack on…

Facebook slammed with record-breaking $5B penalty over privacy issues

Facebook has been ordered to pay a record-breaking $5 billion penalty as…

Trump backs off threat to audit California wildfire fighting agreement

A growing dispute between the Trump administration and California firefighting agencies over millions of dollars in back pay has ended.

LA police embedded informant at 2017 church protests against Donald Trump

On four separate occasions in October 2017, the informant entered Echo Park United Methodist Church with a hidden recorder.

‘Manholes’ are out as Berkeley removes gender-specific language from city code

City Council votes to replace terms in the city’s municipal code with gender-neutral words.

California doesn’t have enough doctors. To recruit them, the state is paying off medical school debt

By Melody Gutierrez, Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Bryan Ruiz’s hands…

DDT contaminants in marine mammals may threaten California condor recovery

The California condor’s dramatic recovery from near-extinction was aided by removal of toxic substances from the land,which accumulated in animals whose carrion they ate.

US wants to dump 1.5 tons of rat poison pellets on Farallon Islands. Biologists say it’s for the best

For most humans, life on these jagged islands off the coast of San Francisco would be a nightmare.

In the Mojave Desert, earthquakes give California a new tourist attraction

Christian Flores had traveled more than 200 miles, from San Diego to the Mojave Desert, to visit the latest Southern California tourist attraction.

Gun groups sue over California law banning firearms sales to those under 21

By Patrick McGreevy,Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gun owner groups have…

Berkeley can warn consumers of cellphone radiation, court decides

SAN FRANCISCO — A divided federal appeals court decided Tuesday that a…

Detainees held for prolonged periods at temporary California facility, Border Patrol says

By Paloma Esquivel, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Immigration detainees are…

California could become first state to protect natural black hair from discrimination

This includes bans on certain hairstyles, such as Afros, braids, twists, cornrows and dreadlocks.