USFS: Hunter caused huge wildfire near Yosemite

Forest Service says a gigantic wildfire near Yosemite National Park began when a hunter allowed an illegal fire to escape.

Principal arrested for allegedly killing husband

An elementary school principal has been arrested for investigation of murder after her husband’s body was found in a Bakersfield field by a farmworker…

State raid nets 13 suspected abalone poachers

Thirteen people are under arrest on suspicion of being part of an abalone poaching network …

Calif. launches drone to scout for spot fires

The California National Guard is flying a drone above the huge wildfire on the northern edge of Yosemite National Park in an effort to get an early bead on spot blazes…

Court refuses to block CA shark fin soup ban

A federal appeals court has refused to block California’s ban on the sale of shark fin soup…

Bill would let non-physicians perform abortions

A bill that would allow nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants to perform a type of early abortion…

Naked man washing car in driveway

It started as a naked guy washing his car…

Tourists, residents flee huge fire near Yosemite

A Northern California wildfire grew overnight to more than three times the size of the city of San Francisco as it spread inside the border of Yosemite National Park…

Covered California for insured people

California became the first state in the nation in 2010 to enact legislation to implement the provisions of President Obama’s landmark domestic policy, dubbed “Obamacare.”Open enrollment will runs from October through March 2014. For people who have health insurance, what should they do?…

Non-citizens could be jurors under Calif. bill

California may become the first state to allow non-citizens who are in the country legally to serve on a jury…