A fire started near St. Helena and began spreading rapidly, leading authorities to order evacuations in parts of Napa County.
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law on Saturday requiring California to house transgender inmates in prisons based on their gender identity — but only if the state does not have “management or security concerns.”
Five of the six protesters arrested during a third night of protests in the name of Breonna Taylor -- the Black woman fatally shot by Louisville, Kentucky police in a botched drug raid in March -- have been cited and released, a sheriff's watch sergeant said Saturday.
A California sheriff’s deputy accused last year of having sex with a teenage boy has been sentenced to six months in jail.
The suspect is a convicted felon with an outstanding felony warrant, a history of weapons charges and a member of a white supremacist gang
“I did it a bunch of times,” Richard Blum told the Chronicle. “Usually friends. My cousin’s brother wanted to get into Davis. They’d send me a letter and tell me why it’s a good kid, and I’ll send it on to the chancellor. Been doing it forever.”
A total of 25 retailers throughout the city would have to adhere to the ordinance including stores such as Safeway, Whole Foods, Trader Joes, and the Berkeley Bowl.
A man allegedly wanted for assault with a deadly weapon is in custody after leading officers on a high speed pursuit.
This rule, if not halted by a court challenge by the oil and gas industry and the Trump administration, would make California the first U.S. state with a plan to phase them out completely.
Grace Burns, who goes by Onnie, wasn’t able to see anyone other than immediate family since March due to the coronavirus pandemic. So, her family and closest friends decided to surprise her with a drive-by “good luck parade” on Saturday.
Federal investigators are looking into whether a huge wildfire near Los Angeles was sparked by Southern California Edison utility equipment, the company said.
Police were in pursuit of a vehicle in South Los Angeles on Wednesday morning.
Between Aug. 1 and Sept. 10, the unprecedented unhealthy concentrations of wildfire smoke were responsible for at least 1,200 and possibly up to 3,000 deaths in California that otherwise would not have occurred, according to an estimate by researchers at Stanford University.
Some Bay Area police departments edit police body-worn camera footage before releasing it to the public. Some activists say many departments go too far in manipulating the footage to spin a more favorable story. Others say editing video can provide important context that may not be visible in the raw footage.
The department didn’t immediately release additional details about the shooting but released video from three different officer body cameras that shows six officers questioning a man in handcuffs at the front of a patrol car.
The California State Auditor also found in the audit released Tuesday that campus staff falsely designated 22 of the applicants as student-athlete recruits because of donations from or as favors to well-connected families.
Vanessa Bryant, the widow of the late NBA legend Kobe Bryant, is suing Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva and his department after his deputies allegedly took personal photographs on their phones of the bodies of Kobe and Gianna Bryant at the scene of the deadly helicopter crash in Calabasas, according to a lawsuit obtained by FOX 11 Tuesday.
Los Angeles Police Department officers pulled a wheelchair-bound man from a car wreck, moments before the vehicle burst into flames. The entire rescue was captured on dramatic video.
The firefighter who died last week battling the El Dorado fire that was started by a gender-reveal party in Southern California was identified on Monday as a squad boss from a hotshot crew.
Auto break-ins are down in San Francisco. But home burglaries are way up, including "hot prowl" burglaries when residents are present.