California

Major outbreak of bacterial disease affects hundreds of California sea lions

The Marine Mammal Center is facing the second largest outbreak of leptospirosis…

Grand jury indicts suspect in fatal MacArthur BART station stabbing

Alameda County prosecutors disclosed Tuesday that they've obtained a grand jury indictment…

Supreme Court allows $409 million lead paint fund to 10 CA counties including SF

The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way today for three paint companies…

State upholds firing of top black CPUC judge who alleged discrimination

The first black woman to be the chief judge at the California…

Trump defies California senators with 9th Circuit judge nominations

WASHINGTON _ After months of negotiations and delays, the White House is…

Santa Rosa ceremony to mark anniversary of wildfire

A ceremony commemorating the one-year anniversary of the Sonoma Complex wildfires will…

Cleanup crew heading to Great Pacific Garbage Patch

An ambitious effort to corral and remove plastic from the ocean cleared…

California enacts Wiener net neutrality legislation — and the Trump administration sues

By Jazmine Ulloa Los Angeles Times Oct. 01--SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown…

Benicia man arrested, linked to rapes in six Northern California counties

A Benicia man who worked for 25 years at the University of…

Brown exempts adults from wearing helmets on scooters

Adults won't need to wear helmets while riding electric scooters on city…

Bill to abolish money bail in California reaches governor’s desk

Gov. Jerry Brown will decide whether to abolish money bail in California…

Safe injection sites could soon be reality in San Francisco following Senate vote

The California State Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would allow San…

Gov. Brown requests presidential disaster declaration for NorCal fires

Gov. Jerry Brown Saturday requested a presidential major disaster declaration in order…

Congress sends firefighting planes to California, but they won’t help this year

WASHINGTON — More help is on the way for the increasingly devastating…

Appeals court upholds injunction protecting SF from Trump sanctuary cities order

A federal appeals court today upheld an injunction protecting San Francisco and…

Redding’s Carr fire is pushing firefighters to their limits

REDDING — It’s exhausting, dangerous and seemingly endless labor: tracking down hot…

Carr fire only 5 percent contained

The deadly Carr Fire near Redding in Shasta County is still only…

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…