California State Sen. Leland Yee Pleads Not Guilty To Racketeering Charge

California State Sen. Leland Yee Pleads Not Guilty To Racketeering Charge

By Jeremy B. White, The Sacramento Bee SAN FRANCISCO -- Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee Thursday pleaded not guilty to racketeering charges newly added to a federal case accusing ...

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Massive Water Main Break Floods Area Near UCLA

Massive Water Main Break Floods Area Near UCLA

By Robert J. Lopez, Caitlin Owens, and James Queally, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- A massive water line break sent a geyser shooting 20 to 30 feet into the air and flooded par ...

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Fire Near Yosemite Turns Up Heat On California Wildfire Season

Fire Near Yosemite Turns Up Heat On California Wildfire Season

By Lisa M. Krieger, San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. -- For the second year in a row, flames in Yosemite National Park are turning up the heat on California's wildfire seaso ...

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Mexico, California Question Texas Border Troop Plan

Mexico, California Question Texas Border Troop Plan

Mexico City (AFP) - Mexico's foreign minister and the visiting governor of California questioned Monday plans by Texas to deploy troops to stem the flow of immigrant children, say ...

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Woman Behind Porcelain Dolls Scare Reportedly Embarrassed By Flap

Woman Behind Porcelain Dolls Scare Reportedly Embarrassed By Flap

By Joseph Serna, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- A Southern California woman told investigators she was embarrassed that her well-intentioned act of leaving porcelain dolls outsi ...

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Obama, In Silicon Valley For Fundraisers, Touts Accomplishments

Obama, In Silicon Valley For Fundraisers, Touts Accomplishments

By Josh Richman, Rhea Mahbubani, and Andie Waterman, San Jose Mercury News LOS ALTOS HILLS, Calif. -- Criticized for leaving Washington amid an array of international crises, Pres ...

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Medical Marijuana Delivery Services Are On A Roll

Medical Marijuana Delivery Services Are On A Roll

By David Pierson, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- Brian Reichle couldn't have gotten a pepperoni pizza much faster. Needing to replenish his stash of marijuana one recent afterno ...

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Court Rejects California’s Death Penalty

Court Rejects California’s Death Penalty

By Maura Dolan and Victoria Kim, Los Angeles Times SAN FRANCISCO -- In an indictment of California's death penalty, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that decades-long delays and un ...

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Low Snowpack Affects California Reservoirs

Low Snowpack Affects California Reservoirs

By Diana Marcum, Los Angeles Times LAKESHORE, Calif. -- The water dropped another 2 feet the week of Don Winters' vacation. Huntington Lake was at about a third of its normal leve ...

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California Drought Wreaks Economic Pain

California Drought Wreaks Economic Pain

By Michael Doyle, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- California's dogged drought will cost the state's economy $2.2 billion and an estimated 17,100 jobs, but consumers will ...

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