Flu activity widespread in Calif., 5 deaths so far

California health officials say flu activity is now widespread throughout the state, and one new death in people under 65 has been reported…

Man dies from possible carbon monoxide poisoning

A 21-year-old man was found dead of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning from indoor use of a charcoal-burning barbecue grill late Wednesday night…

Census shows California rise in Asian immigrants

There’s a California population shift with Asian immigrants replacing Latin America as the primary source of the state’s immigrants…

US porn actress-turned-teacher loses appeal

A U.S. science teacher fired after students learned she had appeared in pornographic movies has been told she can’t return to the classroom…

Bitter cold grips Calif., some citrus damaged

As an unusual cold gripped the West Coast, some California citrus growers have damage to their crops after a fourth night of freezing temperatures…

Height of flu season to hit Bay Area in coming weeks

The peak of flu season is on schedule to arrive in California in the coming weeks as the rest of the nation is experiencing an early influx of the illness…

Calif. Gov. proposes budget with rosier outlook

Riding a wave of new tax revenue, California’s spending plan for the coming fiscal year will rise by nearly $5 billion…

CA schools plan new critical thinking testing

California plans to implement a new testing sytem next year to replace the current STAR tests…

Deadly sneaker waves on California coast

“Sneaker Waves” are blamed for the drowning deaths of three people on Bay Area beaches lately. What is sneaker wave…

Half Dome cables will remain, hikers still limited

The National Park Service on Friday announced approval of a plan to permanently limit the number of hikers who can tackle Half Dome to 400 a day…