NASA says no to Dec 21 being end of the world

As the clock ticks down to 21 December, the supposed end of world according to the Mayan calendar, NASA has released a video it hopes will clear up any confusion…

I-5 near Oregon border open after crashes

Northbound lanes of Interstate 5 in far Northern California have reopened after a series of traffic collisions involving about 60 vehicles shut down the roadway…

Asian American soldier’s hazing suicide

The family and friends of an Asian-American soldier who committed suicide after being hazed by fellow soldiers said that the punishment meted out was only a slap on the wrist.

Video-game violence

The video game industry has been mostly silent since Friday’s attack, in which 20 children and six adults were killed…

Time magazine’s ‘Person of the Year’: President Obama

President Barack Obama has been named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” for 2012…

Obama wants curbs on gun violence

President Barack Obama is asking a team led by Vice President Joe Biden to offer “concrete proposals” to curb gun violence no later than January…

Senator Leland Yee introduces new CA gun control bill

State Senator Leland Yee introduced a bill to close major loopholes in California’s assault weapon ban…

Some Republicans say gun control should be debated

Some Republicans now say they’re willing to discuss the politically treacherous issue of gun control, along with mental health issues and violent video games…

Christmas travel forecast

AAA predicts an estimated 11.7 million Californians will travel during the end-of-the-year holiday season, representing an overall increase of 1.8 percent compared to 2011…

School victims: Lively youngsters, dedicated adults

At the very start of their lives, the schoolchildren are remembered for their love of horses, or for the games they couldn’t get enough of, or for always saying grace at dinner…