California to release prisoners by end of year

Gov. Jerry Brown says he will ask the courts to stay what he calls an “unprecedented order” to release nearly 10,000…

Calif. unemployment rate falls below 9 percent

California’s unemployment rate fell to 8.6 percent in May, marking the first time in nearly five years the jobless number has dipped below 9 percent…

Man pleads guilty to smuggling fish bladders

A California man has pleaded guilty to smuggling endangered fish bladders into the United States from Mexico to later sell to Asia…

CA proposed community college intersession extension program

The bill AB 955 will allow community colleges to charge in-state residents out-of-state tuition during summer and winter sessions. The tuition will increase from $46 per unit to $200 per unit…

Award-winning journalist Michael Hastings dies

Award-winning journalist and war correspondent Michael Hastings has died in a car accident in Los Angeles…

Two teens rescued from cliff face

Two teenage boys found themselves stranded some 86-hundred feet in the air atop a sheer cliff…

Cancer killed Calif. serial killer Richard Ramirez

Coroner’s officials say a form of cancer killed the serial killer known as the Night Stalker who terrorized …

Boy dies when delivery van overturns in Sacramento

A boy riding in a van that delivers newspapers to retail stores has been killed in an accident on a Sacramento freeway…

Ca home prices at highest level in over five years

California home prices surged to highest level in more than five years

3 found dead in burning stolen car in N. Calif.

Authorities in rural Northern California have found a burning stolen car with three people dead inside…