Stories tagged: California
Thu., May 26, 2016, 5:42 p.m.
Who knows if the purported debate between Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders will come off? The Republican seemed to be half-joking when he suggested at a North Dakota appearance that …
Thu., May 26, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
An accomplice of the so-called Freeway Killer who terrorized Southern California 36 years ago has been killed in prison, officials said Thursday.
UPDATED: Tue., May 24, 2016, 2:21 p.m.
Washington state is suing Johnson & Johnson, saying that for more than a decade the company misrepresented the risks of vaginal mesh implants it sold.
Tue., May 24, 2016, 9:52 a.m.
Hazardous-materials crews were sopping up as much as 21,000 gallons of oil Tuesday that spilled from a broken underground pipeline in rural Northern California, but none of it flowed into …
Thu., May 19, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
Democrats in the California Senate made another attempt Thursday to outlaw the sale of assault weapons with easily detachable ammunition magazines as part of a wide-ranging slate of gun control …
Thu., May 19, 2016, 9:59 a.m.
Death penalty supporters are setting the stage for a November showdown over whether to speed up executions in California or do away with them entirely.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 5:12 p.m.
A Texas pipeline company that spilled more than 140,000 gallons of crude oil on the California coast last year was indicted on dozens of criminal charges in the disaster that …
Tue., May 17, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
California could face a dangerous and difficult wildfire season in 2016 despite a relatively wet winter, federal officials warned Tuesday.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 2:28 p.m.
New statistics released Thursday underscored what many visitors to India already know: This country has the most polluted cities in the world.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 1:07 p.m.
A federal appeals court rejected a bid Thursday by former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship to remain free while the court considers an appeal of his conviction related to the …
Wed., May 11, 2016, 6:24 a.m.
A Los Angeles attorney who advocates for the creation of a “white ethno-state” is on an official list of Donald Trump’s Republican convention delegates published Monday night by state election …
Wed., May 11, 2016
Washington state must do something to avoid another irrelevant presidential primary. The status quo simply foments frustration.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 10:01 p.m.
Women’s golf: Gonzaga’s Bianca Pagdanganan finishes near-perfect first round with 5-under 67 to lead NCAA regional in Texas
Playing on her own suited Gonzaga freshman Bianca Pagdanganan to a tee Thursday in the first round of the NCAA women’s golf regional in Bryan, Texas.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 2:03 p.m.
A jury has convicted a former Los Angeles trash collector in the “Grim Sleeper” serial killings that spanned more than two decades and targeted vulnerable young black women in the …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 7:19 a.m.
The governor of California has raised the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 2:16 p.m.
Backers of a marijuana legalization initiative said Wednesday they have collected enough signatures for the measure to qualify for the November ballot in California.
Mon., May 2, 2016, 1:45 p.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court, over a dissent from Justice Stephen Breyer, turned down a challenge to California’s death penalty system from an Orange County murderer who said that waiting decades …
Fri., April 29, 2016, 11:53 a.m.
Several hundred protesters have gathered near a Burlingame, California, hotel where Donald Trump will address the state GOP convention.
Tue., April 26, 2016, 2:48 p.m.
The massive carcass of a whale was rotting Tuesday at a popular California surfing spot while authorities were deciding whether to tow it out to sea or cut it into …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 12:13 p.m.
A solar-powered plane on an around-the-world journey was about a third of the way to California early Friday after taking off from Hawaii, the project’s mission control said.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 5:12 p.m.
Two sea turtles that landed sickly and malnourished on shores far beyond their normal living range have been flown aboard a U.S. Coast Guard plane from Seattle to San Diego …
Tue., April 19, 2016, 9:04 a.m.
A homeowners association for an upscale, gated community in the San Francisco Bay Area has threatened to fine homeowners for brown lawns and landscaping despite California’s continuing drought emergency.
Fri., April 15, 2016, 10:22 a.m.
International crime rings targeting California’s booming agriculture industry are increasingly stealing truckloads of high-value nuts, prompting authorities and the firms falling victim to ramp up efforts to break the spree …
Fri., April 15, 2016, 9:04 a.m.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided against giving federal protections to a weasel-like critter called the West Coast fisher, saying threats to the species weren’t as significant as …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 1:06 p.m.
Animal rescuers in Southern California were surprised when X-rays revealed an emaciated coyote found badly wounded at the bottom of an empty reservoir was pregnant.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 12:33 p.m.
Attorneys general from eight states and the District of Columbia have written letters to several national retailers expressing concern about on-call scheduling, which allows companies to assign shifts to workers …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 8:45 a.m.
A propane-powered model rocket exploded at a Southern California school, killing a young man and sending his friend to the hospital with minor injuries, authorities said.
Mon., April 4, 2016, 4:16 p.m.
The California Supreme Court made it more difficult Monday for companies to deny employees a seat while they work.
Mon., April 4, 2016, 10:42 a.m.
LOS ANGELES – Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Monday giving California the nation’s highest statewide minimum wage of $15 an hour by 2022. That and a similar …
Sun., April 3, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
A Chihuahua is in animal custody after leading police on a chase across the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge.