California

At least 2 dead, scores of homes lost as fire sweeps through Redding, Calif.

By Joseph Serna, Phil Willon, John Myers and Alejandra Reyes-Velarde Los Angeles…

Bay Area fire departments help battle raging Carr Fire

With wildfires raging across the state, dozens of crews from multiple Bay…

State Democratic Party snubs Feinstein, endorses de Leon for U.S. Senate

Sen. Dianne Feinstein's reelection campaign dismissed the snub she received Saturday from…

Federal judge denies administration’s effort to block California’s ‘sanctuary’ law

A federal judge refused Thursday to block California from restricting local law…

State deal saves SF soda tax, blocks other cities from imposing their own

A deal cut by state legislators Thursday allows San Francisco’s soda tax…

California extends film and TV tax credit program to 2025

LOS ANGELES — In a major victory for the local movie and…

Bay Area could host matches in 2026 World Cup

The Bay Area could host World Cup matches in 2026 after the…

Victims of Golden State Killer could get restitution from California

LOS ANGELES — A proposed bill related to the California budget may…

Gavin Newsom takes top spot in California’s primary for governor

LOS ANGELES — Gavin Newsom, the favorite of the California Democratic Party’s…

Sen. Feinstein advances to November election, opponent remains to be determined

WASHINGTON — California’s longtime Democratic U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein secured the top…

Oakland church flirts with unusual social experiment: to never call police again

OAKLAND —  Standing on the front steps of First Congregational Church of…

Villaraigosa in the fight of his political life as primary election for California governor nears

LOS ANGELES — Antonio Villaraigosa, whose meteoric rise in California politics was…

Gubernatorial candidates won’t discuss bullet train

LOS ANGELES — It’s the biggest infrastructure project in state history, but…

Santa Clarita joins other cities in opposing California’s ‘sanctuary’ law

SANTA CLARITA — The debate over California’s immigration laws raged on in…

False starts in search for Golden State Killer reveal pitfalls of DNA testing

Four decades into the hunt for the Golden State Killer, investigators thought…

Pelosi calls for ethics investigation into molestation accusation against Cardenas

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Saturday called for an ethics investigation into…

How police nabbed the East Area Rapist suspect

SACRAMENTO — After more than two decades of hunting the East Area…

Suspect in Golden State Killer case, an ex-police officer, arrested after decades

LOS ANGELES — Authorities have arrested a former police officer who is…

Climate change will make California’s drought-flood cycle more volatile, study finds

Californians should expect more dramatic swings between dry and wet years as…

Trump’s EPA argues that more people will die in car accidents unless California fuel rules are weakened

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is embracing a curious — and some…