July 2, 2022 13:00 pm
Companies selling shampoo, food and other products wrapped in plastic have a decade to cut down on their use of the polluting material if they want their wares on California store shelves.
July 25, 2021 13:05 pm
Angelina Jolie scored a major victory Friday in her divorce with Brad Pitt when a California appeals court agreed with her that the private judge deciding who gets custody of their children should be disqualified.
June 25, 2021 11:42 am
Marilyn Monroe is back in Palm Springs, California, in a big way - but not everyone is thrilled.
January 19, 2021 11:35 am
A California lawmaker is trying again to ban some medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex children until they are at least 6-years-old, hoping a narrower focus combined with new legislative leadership will be enough to get the first-of-its-kind legislation signed into law.
January 19, 2021 10:50 am
LOS ANGELES, Jan 19: California on Monday became the first state to record more than 3 million known coronavirus infections.
January 3, 2021 08:48 am
LOS ANGELES, Jan 3: As communities across the country feel the pain of a surge in coronavirus cases, funeral homes in the hot spot of Southern California say they must turn away grieving families as they run out of space for the bodies piling up.
December 31, 2020 09:00 am
WASHINGTON, Dec 31: California on Wednesday announced the nation’s second confirmed case of the new and apparently more contagious variant of the coronavirus, offering a strong indication that the infection is spreading more widely in the United States.
December 25, 2020 15:38 pm
Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch in California has found a new owner in billionaire businessman Ron Burkle.
September 8, 2020 11:21 am
Prince Harry has repaid 2.4 million pounds ($3.2 million) in British taxpayers’ money that was used to renovate the home in Windsor intended for him and his wife Meghan before they gave up royal duties and moved to California.
May 6, 2020 11:24 am
A California appeals court on Tuesday overturned most of a 2017 jury verdict awarding Quincy Jones $9.4 million in royalties and fees from the Michael Jackson estate over the use of Jones-produced Jackson hits in the concert film “This Is It” and two Cirque du Soleil shows.
March 20, 2020 15:00 pm
LOS ANGELES/WASHINGTON, March 20: California issued an unprecedented statewide “stay at home” order on Thursday for its 40 million residents and Washington warned Americans to return home or stay abroad indefinitely, as the number of coronavirus deaths in the country hit 200.
March 11, 2020 14:18 pm
March 11: Alarming clusters of the coronavirus swelled on both coasts of the U.S. on Tuesday, with more than 70 cases now tied to a biotech conference in Boston and infections turning up at 10 nursing homes in the hard-hit Seattle area.
March 9, 2020 15:18 pm
SAN FRANCISCO, March 9: Federal and state officials in California were preparing Monday to receive thousands of people from a cruise ship that has been idling off the cost of San Francisco with at least 21 people aboard infected with the novel coronavirus.
March 9, 2020 13:03 pm
March 9: The BNP Paribas Open, the near-major tennis tournament set to begin this week in the California desert, won’t be played as scheduled after a case of coronavirus was confirmed in the Coachella Valley.
January 28, 2020 16:15 pm
WOODLAND, CALIFORNIA, Jan 28: A California father about to be freed from prison has been taken into custody in connection with the decades-old killings of five of his infant children in a case a sheriff said has haunted his agency for years.
November 19, 2019 20:24 pm
A California appeals court appeared strongly inclined Monday to give new life to lawsuits filed by two men who accuse Michael Jackson of repeatedly molesting them when they were boys.
November 18, 2019 13:07 pm
Nov 18: Police in the California city of Fresno were investigating a mass shooting at a football game party on Sunday in which at least nine people were shot, killing several, with others left in critical condition, a police spokesman said.
October 16, 2019 13:37 pm
A Northern California pumpkin hobbyist has won first place at the 46th annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh Off, setting a record for the largest in California.
September 18, 2019 16:01 pm
For the first time in nearly a century, a rare California trout species will swim in a mountain creek that is its native habitat, marking a major milestone that conservationists hope will lead to a thriving population and removal of its threatened status.
September 3, 2019 12:45 pm
SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Sept 3: Divers have found a total of 25 bodies on Monday after a pre-dawn fire sank a scuba diving vessel off a Southern California island, leaving nine people unaccounted for as the search continued, media reported.
September 2, 2019 20:45 pm
Actor-comedian Kevin Hart has been injured in the crash of a vintage muscle car in the hills above Malibu.
August 8, 2019 14:53 pm
LOS ANGELES, Aug 8: A man who was “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 apparently targeted at random, authorities said.
August 4, 2019 10:55 am
ENCINITAS, Aug 4: Three women killed when a Southern California sea cliff collapsed were members of a family gathered on a beach to celebrate one of them having survived breast cancer, authorities and relatives said Saturday.
July 29, 2019 11:06 am
GILROY, July 29: Three people were killed and 12 others injured Sunday after a shooting that sent panicked people running at an annual food festival in Northern California, according to a city official.
July 11, 2019 20:02 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Wednesday a bill making California the first state to ban workplace and school discrimination against black people for wearing hairstyles such as braids, twists and locks.
July 6, 2019 09:42 am
LOS ANGELES, July 6: The Latest on Southern California’s strongest earthquake in 20 years.
July 5, 2019 18:00 pm
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July 5, 2019 15:28 pm
RIDGECREST, July 5: Residents were assessing the damage and cleaning up the mess on Friday left by the strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 25 years, with quaking felt by more than 20 million people from Los Angeles to Las Vegas.
July 5, 2019 08:45 am
LOS ANGELES, July 5: 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 injuries and damage in a town near the epicenter, followed by a swarm of ongoing aftershocks.
May 30, 2019 11:59 am
SAN DIEGO, May 30: When she was born, the baby girl weighed about the same as an apple.
April 28, 2019 09:48 am
POWAY, April 28: A 19-year-old gunman opened fire inside a synagogue near San Diego as worshippers celebrated the last day of a major Jewish holiday, killing a woman and wounding the rabbi and two others Saturday, authorities said.
April 14, 2019 12:28 pm
LOS ANGELES, April 14: The world’s largest aircraft took off over the Mojave Desert in California on Saturday, the first flight for the carbon-composite plane built by Stratolaunch Systems Corp, started by late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, as the company enters the lucrative private space market.
March 19, 2019 10:25 am
SAN FRANCISCO, March 19: Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo, wanted in his home country in connection with Latin America’s biggest graft scandal, was arrested in California on suspicion of public intoxication and spent the night in jail before being released Monday, authorities said.
March 14, 2019 11:00 am
CALIFORNIA, March 14: A California jury on Wednesday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $29 million to a woman who said that asbestos in the company’s talcum-powder-based products, including Johnson’s Baby Powder, caused her mesothelioma.
February 28, 2019 14:45 pm
GUERNEVILLE, Feb 28: Floodwaters that turned two Northern California communities into islands were expected to begin receding Thursday as a rain-engorged river finally peaked after swamping thousands of homes, businesses and other buildings.
February 22, 2019 20:18 pm
Amandla Stenberg brought the audience to their feet as she talked of being protected by the ancestors.
February 15, 2019 11:30 am
SAUSALITO, Feb 15: Waves of heavy rain pounded California on Thursday, trapping people in floodwaters, washing away a mountain highway, triggering a mudslide that destroyed homes and forcing residents to flee communities scorched by wildfires last year.
February 9, 2019 12:00 pm
LOS ANGELES, Feb 9: More than 120 visitors and staff who were snowbound in a Sierra Nevada resort for five days have been freed, authorities said Friday.
January 6, 2019 10:15 am
TORRANCE, Jan 6: Three men were fatally shot late Friday and four injured when a brawl at a popular Los Angeles-area bowling alley and karaoke bar erupted into gunfire that had terrified patrons, some children, running for their lives.
January 5, 2019 17:48 pm
CALIFORNIA, Jan 5: A late-night fight at a California bowling alley turned deadly Friday night, killing three men and injuring four.
November 19, 2018 12:00 pm
CHICO, Nov 19: Volunteers in white coveralls, hard hats and masks poked through ash and debris Sunday, searching for the remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire before rains forecast this week complicate their efforts.
November 17, 2018 12:00 pm
CALIFORNIA, Nov 17: With the confirmed death toll at 71 and the list of unaccounted for people more than 1,000, authorities in Northern California on Friday searched for those who perished and those who survived the fiercest of wildfires ahead of a planned visit by President Donald Trump.
November 15, 2018 18:00 pm
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November 15, 2018 16:16 pm
CALIFORNIA, Nov 15: As the scope of a deadly Northern California wildfire set in, the sheriff said more than 450 people had now been assigned to comb through the charred remains in search for more bodies.
November 14, 2018 13:30 pm
CALIFORNIA, Nov 14: The number of people who have lost their lives in the wildfires in the US western state of California increased to 48 on Wednesday, Sheriff of the Butte County in California Kory Honea said.
November 13, 2018 12:34 pm
PARADISE, Nov 13: At least 42 people have been killed in the wildfire raging in Northern California, making it the deadliest fire in the state's history.
November 12, 2018 15:43 pm
CALIFORNIA, Nov 12: Six more people were confirmed killed in the Camp Fire in the north of the state, taking the toll there to 29.
November 12, 2018 11:25 am
PARADISE, Nov 12: The death toll from wildfires raging in California rose to 31 on Sunday after six more people were found killed in what was poised to become the deadliest wildfire in state history.
November 11, 2018 10:00 am
PARADISE, Nov 11: The charred remains of 14 more people have been found in and around a Northern California town overrun by flames from a massive wildfire, officials said on Saturday, raising the death toll to at least 23.
November 10, 2018 16:31 pm
CALIFORNIA, Nov 10: Not a single resident of Paradise can be seen anywhere in town after most of them fled the burning Northern California community that may be lost forever.