Weekend heat wave bakes western US

A strong high-pressure system settling over the region Friday and through the weekend will bring extreme temperatures to the already blazing Southwest…

Governors’ muses, mistresses prompt art debate

A Sacramento artist whose exhibit of mistresses and girlfriends of California governors was censored before…

CA couple gets $11,000 water bill

It was like a bucket of cold water to the face when an elderly couple in california opened their water bill….

Gov. Brown signs budget that reshapes K-12 spending

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a state spending plan for the coming fiscal year Thursday that makes budget-busting deficits…

CA gay marriage likely delayed 25 days or more

Calif. gay marriage likely delayed 25 days or more…

Timeline: History of Proposition 8

Timeline: history of proposition 8…

How to avoid getting citations from selling or having shark fins

Shark Fin laws go into effect on July 1, 2013. How to avoid getting citations from selling and having shark fins…

US court opts for gay marriage in California

The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for same-sex marriage in California by holding that defenders of California’s…

Live blog: Supreme Court gives two big victories for gay rights

Live blog: ruling of proposition 8…

Small plane crashes into fedex truck

In northern California…a small plane clipped a chemical plant before crashing into a fedex truck….