| Mar 18, 2010
| 1:42 PM
U.S. Geological Survey Maps Showing Recent Earthquake Activity in California and Nevada
(Quickest information about location, depth and time; the Southern California network is jointly run by U.S. Geological Survey and Caltech)
California Nevada Region...
| Mar 22, 2010
A 100-mile swath of diverse California wilderness spanning six counties between the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento could soon become a national monument.
Dubbed the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Conservation Area, the half-million-acre...
| Jul 1, 2010
BC-CA-XGR--Train Station Shooting-Oversight,0130 Calif lawmakers approve oversight of BART police Eds: APNewsNow.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers have approved a plan to increase oversight of police officers who work for the San...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 11:35 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The state of California approved a $20 million payment today to kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard for failing to properly supervise the registered sex offender who held her captive for 18 years.
Dugard, 30, resurfaced last August with two...
| Jun 8, 2010
Reported cases of whooping cough have tripled since last year, according to state health officials, with the Central Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Los Angeles region seeing sizable increases in patients.
In California, there have been 584...
| May 31, 2010
Two years after Vallejo, California, filed for bankruptcy protection, officials in nearby Antioch are also tossing around the 'B' word.
Antioch's leaders earlier this month said bankruptcy could be an option for the cash-strapped city of roughly 100,...
| May 24, 2010
| 12:20 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Competition to provide passenger train service between Southern California and Las Vegas is heating up, even though the last such effort to carry fun-seekers across the Mojave Desert was derailed by a lack of customers.
| May 7, 2010
The Orange County Museum of Art has issued an open invitation to the public to come create, be heard and be celebrated for 15 minutes of fame.
Two new exhibits opened Sunday at the Newport Beach museum: "15 Minutes of Fame: Portraits from Ansel Adams...
| Apr 20, 2010
Forget Hippie Hill. For thoroughly modern marijuana smokers in the San Francisco Bay area, the hip place to celebrate their movement's high holiday this year was the inside of a stretch Hummer parked outside a pot gardening superstore where...
| Apr 9, 2010
| 3:04 PM
The future Pope Benedict XVI resisted pleas to defrock a California priest with a record of sexually molesting children, citing concerns including "the good of the universal church," according to a 1985 letter bearing his signature.
| Apr 5, 2010
| 10:04 PM
Founder of diner chain
Al Ross, 93, who founded Doggie Diner, a San Francisco Bay Area diner chain as famous for its giant fiberglass dachshund heads as for its food, died Wednesday at a care facility in Palm Springs, the San Francisco Chronicle...
| Oct 31, 2010
| 6:24 PM
LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- The debate over states' rights vs the federal government may be for naught as the latest Field Poll on Proposition 19, which would legalize marijuana in California, shows a majority of voters will "Just Say No."
The latest Field...