Court: California cities can ban pot shops

California’s highest court says local governments have legal authority to ban storefront pot shops within their borders…

Largest of Northern Calif. fires continues to grow

Crews battling a growing wildfire in Northern California’s Tehama County are bracing for another day of gusty winds and low humidity…

Bad news: Calif. snowpack 17% of normal

California’s last snow survey of the season is bad news for the millions of state residents who rely on the snowpack for their water…

Mother overpowers baby snatcher

A mother overpowered an intruder who snatched her 15-month-old baby…

Bay Area growth pushes Calif. population near 38M

California’s population grew by almost 300,000 last year to nearly 38 million people, with the San Francisco Bay Area leading the growth…

Driver of stolen van arrested during high-speed pursuit

It was a dangerous day on the road for los angeles drivers…

Developers holding lotteries to sell properties

Housing demand has come roaring back. So much that some housing developers are holding lotteries to choose buyers…

Small plane crashes after midair collision near LA

Officials say two small airplanes apparently collided in midair over Southern California mountains…

Three abalone divers killed in Sonoma County

A retired Pacifica firefighter and a San Francisco man died in separate incidents while diving for abalone

Ca lawmakers propose jury duty for non-citizens

Lawmakers in california are trying to decide whether a “jury of peers” has to mean US citizens…