| Apr 13, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Did their names play a part in their deaths at the hands of a serial killer? A Nevada man was charged Wednesday in Marin County with the slayings of four women from 1977 to 1994 in Northern California. The victims:......
| Jun 8, 2010
No major problems were reported in California's primary election Tuesday but GOP officials said they were concerned about electronic vote-counting in rural Nevada County.
Gail Smith, assistant clerk recorder for Nevada County, said scanners that read...
| Apr 30, 2010
| 11:32 AM
California added 393,000 new people in 2009, with San Diego, state's second largest city, gaining more than 17,000, according to a new report from the state Department of Finance.
The numbers released Thursday estimate 38.6 million people now live in the...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 11:40 AM
CONCORD, Calif. -- Police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy who was mauled to death by the family's 3 pit bulls.
The attacked was reported at a home on Trail Creek Court at about 8:45 a.m.
The boy was home with two adult family members...
| Aug 18, 2010
| 1:13 PM
RICHMOND - California officials are outfitting preschoolers in Contra Costa County with tracking devices they say will save staff time and money.
The system was introduced Tuesday. When at the school, students will wear a jersey that has a small radio...
| Sep 2, 2010
| 9:27 AM
VALLEJO, Calif. -- Police are looking for a missing man as part of their investigation into a murder suspect who led officers on a high-speed chase with his dead girlfriend in the passenger seat, according to police.
Efren Valdemoro, 38, was shot and...
| Sep 5, 2010
The bombs erupted along Pier No. 1, thousands of them, about 30 miles northeast of San Francisco. And 66 years later, you can still spot a few twisted hunks of metal near water's edge, an American flag snapping in the wind overhead.
This is Port...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 1:17 PM
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. -- A freelance photographer is charged with four counts of murder in the deaths of four northern California women dating back more than three decades, authorities said Tuesday.
Joseph Naso, 77, was arrested Monday by Marin County...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 12:28 PM
With boarded up windows, a drooping fence and waist-deep weeds, the home sitting at 1554 Walnut Avenue in Antioch couldn't be called "charming" by a realtor and has zero curb appeal.
According to Contra Costa County, the land and home where Jaycee Lee...
| Nov 6, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Shell Oil Co. will pay $19.5 million in civil penalties and fees to settle a state complaint involving hundreds of environmental violations at its California gas stations. A state investigation found problems with leak detection and monitoring of...
| May 10, 2009
It had become, like many of their activities, tradition. So, every year, at the end of January, Ben Tollefson and Cory Renfrow spent a day hiking up Mt. Diablo in Contra Costa County.
They would take their time walking past the pine trees and poison oak,...
| Dec 9, 2008
Last week, on the first day of the new legislative year, with both parties still circling the previous session's unfinished budget business, lawmakers put out a cry for help. Republican Assemblyman Sam Blakeslee of San Luis Obispo and Democratic Sen. Mark...