Stories tagged: california
Wed., Aug. 28, 2019
California fishermen are reporting one of the best salmon fishing seasons in years, thanks to heavy rain and snow that ended the state’s historic drought.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Antonio de la Rosa doesn’t take it easy on his vacations. The Spaniard spent his summer paddling his way from California across the Pacific Ocean to Hawaii.
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 11:45 a.m.
All 10 people aboard a small jet escaped injury Wednesday after the aircraft aborted its takeoff at a small Northern California airport, went off the runway and burst into flames, …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 11:53 a.m.
Joe Biden won’t be among the parade of White House hopefuls in California this week, as he’s skipping the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting to campaign in New Hampshire instead.
Mon., Aug. 19, 2019, 12:35 p.m.
California is changing its standards for when police can kill under a law signed Monday by Gov. Gavin Newsom, as it tries to deter police shootings of young minority men …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 19, 2019, 12:27 p.m.
The U.S. military has conducted a flight test of a type of missile banned for more than 30 years by a treaty that both the United States and Russia abandoned …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 19, 2019, 10:33 a.m.
More than two decades before Jeffrey Epstein took his own life, a woman went into a California police station and filed one of the earliest sex-crime complaints against him: that …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 5:06 p.m.
California’s unemployment rate has again fallen to an historic low of 4.1% as the world’s fifth-largest economy continues to add jobs following the Great Recession.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 7:09 p.m.
Authorities say a man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
A California Highway Patrol officer was killed and two officers others wounded during a “long and horrific gun battle” at a traffic stop on a freeway near Los Angeles, authorities …
Sat., Aug. 10, 2019, 5 p.m.
Just a few miles from downtown, historic Highland Park is becoming one of the hippest – and most walkable – sections of L.A. It’s lined with trees, taquerias, vintage shops, …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 11:24 a.m.
A man “full of anger” stabbed, slashed and robbed his way across two Southern California cities in a bloody rampage that killed four people and wounded two others who were …
Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 11:11 a.m.
Dozens of white-collar Walmart employees are expected to walk out Wednesday afternoon to protest the retailer’s gun policies after shootings at two company stores left 24 people dead.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 6:17 p.m.
A Southern California seaside community is in an uproar after a home was given a new paint job featuring two huge emojis on a bright pink background.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 3:43 p.m.
A millionaire fugitive charged with killing his wife in California spent the past four years in Mexico until intense media coverage led to hundreds of tips and eventually his capture, …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 3:50 p.m.
Senators from California and Montana said Thursday that they plan to introduce a bipartisan bill that aims to protect communities from wildfires like the one that killed 85 people and …
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 7:05 p.m.
U.S. Navy fighter jet crashes in Death Valley National Park; 7 people who were at a scenic overlook were injured
Tue., July 30, 2019, 12:34 p.m.
Event organizers should review their emergency plans after a deadly shooting at a California food festival to see if they can make additional safety improvements as the peak of summer …
UPDATED: Mon., July 29, 2019, 12:39 p.m.
Authorities on Monday were searching for answers to why a 19-year-old opened fire on a popular food festival less than a mile from his parents’ home in California, killing two …
UPDATED: Sun., July 28, 2019, 9:09 p.m.
Agents from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are responding to the scene of a shooting at an annual food festival in northern California.
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 8:03 p.m.
Four major automakers have reached a deal with California to increase gas mileage and greenhouse gas emissions standards, bypassing the Trump administration’s push to freeze requirements at 2021 levels.
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 8:04 p.m.
An investigation into Marines accused of helping smuggle migrants into the United States led to the arrest Thursday of 16 of their fellow Marines at California’s Camp Pendleton, just north …
Wed., July 24, 2019, 12:13 p.m.
Insurance companies contending that Pacific Gas & Electric owes them more than $20 billion from wildfire claims want to take over the California utility and pull it out of bankruptcy.
Fri., July 12, 2019, 8:57 p.m.
California authorities are beginning to clean up a massive oil spill that dumped nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into a canyon
Mon., July 8, 2019, 1:22 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell of California is ending his presidential bid, becoming the first candidate in the crowded 2020 Democratic primary to exit the campaign.
Mon., July 8, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
Shaken residents are cleaning up from two of the biggest earthquakes to rattle California in decades as scientists warn that both should serve as a wake-up call to be ready …
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 7:47 p.m.
The strongest earthquake in 20 years shook a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday, rattling nerves on the July 4th holiday and causing some injuries …
Wed., July 3, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
California becomes the first state to ban workplace and school discrimination against black people for wearing hairstyles such as braids, twists and locks.
Tue., July 2, 2019, 12:41 p.m.
A California man who borrowed a cookbook from a Honolulu library has returned it after nearly five decades.
Thu., June 27, 2019, 1 p.m.
Tara O’Sullivan was only been on the job with the Sacramento Police Department for a short time but law enforcement officials from across California mourned the slain officer Thursday morning …