SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — More than a year after protesters toppled a statue of a Spanish missionary on the grounds of the California Capitol, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law on Friday to replace it with a memorial for the state's Native Americans.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former Orange County sheriff's deputy stole credit cards from a dead woman's Southern California home and used them to make purchases from QVC and an automotive parts store, prosecutors said Friday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric was charged Friday with involuntary manslaughter and other crimes after its equipment sparked a Northern California wildfire that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes last year, prosecutors said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ry Russo-Young knew she had a story worth hearing, but it was one she was struggling to tell.
As a youngster, Russo-Young was at the heart of a legal fight that drew headlines in 1990s America: The two mothers who raised her in New York, including one biological parent, were being sued by the California sperm donor for paternity rights.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara has ordered the state's “insurer of last resort” to offer more comprehensive coverage for homeowners who can't buy private insurance because they live in areas threatened by wildfires.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — California Republicans are undeterred after a failed effort to unseat Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom in a recall election and are taking aim at seats in Congress and the Legislature in the 2022 elections, Chairwoman Jessica Millan Patterson said Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elon Musk and singer Grimes have ended their romantic relationship after three years.
The Tesla and SpaceX founder tells the New York Post's Page Six that he and the Canadian singer are “semi-separated.”
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of people were under evacuation orders Friday and many others were on notice to be ready to flee as a destructive wildfire raged in a drought-stricken forest in California’s far north.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tall trees are venerated across California, but one towering Monterey Pine at the center of a heated dispute in San Francisco’s wealthiest neighborhood has to go, according to an appeals court ruling this week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Junior outside linebacker Drake Jackson’s “money year” got off to a slow start as he failed to record a sack in the first two games of what he has said will be his final season at Southern California before declaring for the NFL draft.
Seattle Mariners (84-69, second in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (73-80, fourth in the AL West)
Anaheim, California; Friday, 9:38 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Logan Gilbert (6-5, 4.74 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 120 strikeouts) Angels: Jose Suarez (7-8, 3.57 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 79 strikeouts)
Houston Astros (91-62, first in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (82-71, third in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Friday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Zack Greinke (11-6, 4.11 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 117 strikeouts) Athletics: Frankie Montas (12-9, 3.57 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 192 strikeouts)
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A woman has been arrested on suspicion of starting a Northern California wildfire that spread rapidly, burning homes and prompting evacuation orders Thursday in a rural community, authorities said.
REDLANDS, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California school district has agreed to pay $11 million to settle a lawsuit filed by seven victims and alleged victims of a former middle school teacher who is serving a 74-year prison sentence for sexual abuse.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Having spent billions of dollars in a losing battle to control wildfires in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday approved nearly $1 billion in new spending aimed at stopping the blazes before they start.
HEALDSBURG, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man has pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter charges in the 2016 drowning of his 4-year-old daughter in the baptismal pool of a Catholic church, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO (AP) — California is preparing to administer third “booster” vaccine shots against COVID-19 for older people and immunocompromised adults as well as initial shots for students under 12 once the federal government approves them for children.
SEATTLE (AP) — California coach Justin Wilcox and Washington coach Jimmy Lake both finished off the nonconference portion of their schedules with major unknowns.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four members of an alleged California militia group have pleaded guilty to conspiring to obstruct justice in the case of a federal guard who was fatally shot in Oakland more than a year ago, federal prosecutors said.
1920 — A Chicago grand jury indicts eight members of the Chicago White Sox on charges of fixing the 1919 World Series, known as the “Black Sox Scandal.” White Sox owner Charles Comiskey immediately suspends the eight players.
QUINCY, Calif. (AP) — Clutching a bag full of duct tape and snacks, Woody Faircloth climbs aboard a motorhome complete with carpet and drapes. At his side, his 9-year-old daughter, Luna, quizzes a family who has just donated the recreational vehicle, appropriately called Residency.
No. 24 UCLA (2-1, 0-0 Pac-12) at Stanford (2-1, 1-0), Saturday at 3 p.m. EDT (Pac-12 Networks).
Line: UCLA by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The last time Southern California played at home, there were so few fans left at the end of a 42-28 loss to Stanford that individual critiques could be heard as Clay Helton headed up the tunnel for what would be the last time as head coach.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man and his son in connection with three slayings in Southern California between 2014 and 2018, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Thursday.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — For the first time in about 10 months, a football weekend for Stanford will start with a relaxing night at a hotel near campus instead of a flight.
After finishing last season with four straight road games and starting this season with three more, the Cardinal are finally coming home when they host No.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Oakland Board of Education has voted to require students 12 and older to be vaccinated against the coronavirus to attend in-person school.
The move late Wednesday makes Oakland Unified the first school district in Northern California to adopt a vaccine requirement.
Seattle Mariners (83-69, second in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (82-70, third in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Thursday, 3:37 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Yusei Kikuchi (7-9, 4.27 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 160 strikeouts) Athletics: Chris Bassitt (12-4, 3.22 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 154 strikeouts)
Houston Astros (91-61, first in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (72-80, fourth in the AL West)
Los Angeles FC (9-10-6) vs. San Jose Earthquakes (7-9-9)
San Jose, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: San Jose +219, Los Angeles FC +110, Draw +272; over/under is 3.5 goals
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California on Wednesday became the first state to bar mega-retailers from firing warehouse workers for missing quotas that interfere with bathroom and rest breaks under a new law signed by Gov.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Former U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis testified Wednesday in the trial of fallen tech star Elizabeth Holmes, saying the entrepreneur misled him into believing she was on the verge of rolling out a blood-testing breakthrough that he hoped would help save lives of troops in battle.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One desperate California school district is sending flyers home in students' lunchboxes, telling parents it's “now hiring." Elsewhere, principals are filling in as crossing guards, teachers are being offered signing bonuses and schools are moving back to online learning.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — An alleged top lieutenant of Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel has been accused of helping smuggle tons of methamphetamine, fentanyl, heroin and other drugs into the United States, federal authorities said Wednesday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed two laws on Wednesday that aim to protect the privacy of abortion providers and their patients, declaring California to be a “reproductive freedom state” while drawing a sharp contrast with Texas and its efforts to limit the procedure.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The last person seen with Kristin Smart before she vanished from a college campus 25 years ago on the Central California coast will stand trial on a murder charge in her suspected death and his father faces trial as an accomplice for allegedly helping bury her body, a judge ruled Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday that would change 19th century maritime liability rules in response to the 2019 boat fire off the coast of Southern California that killed 34 people.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Scott Peterson, who spent more than 15 years on Death Row in the 2002 murders of his pregnant wife and unborn son, will be sentenced to life in prison this fall, a judge said Wednesday.
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A California man who, along with his son, went on a “suicide mission” involving law enforcement officers, has been convicted for his role in the death of a Montana sheriff’s deputy and for shots fired at two other officers during a pursuit.
THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — Growing armies of firefighters battled wildfires in the heart of California’s sequoia country on Wednesday.
A big increase in personnel put more than 1,400 firefighters on the lines of the KNP Complex fire in Sequoia National Park, fire information officer Ana Beatriz Cholo said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A mother and daughter have been arrested in Southern California on suspicion of performing “outlaw” buttocks augmentation procedures on women, including one who died, police said Wednesday.
WINDSOR HEIGHTS, Iowa (AP) — A southern California man suspected of fatally shooting two people in Long Beach has been arrested in a suburb of Des Moines, Iowa, federal officials said.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu is heading to California to deliver a keynote address to fellow Republicans.
Sununu will speak Friday night at the California Republican Party's fall convention, which takes place Friday through Sunday in San Diego.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Los Angeles man has been charged by New York federal prosecutors with perjury for allegedly falsifying emails to support his lawsuit against entertainment industry executives.
Rovier Carrington, 22, was arrested Tuesday in California and released on $15,000 bail after a court appearance.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An 87-year-old woman found dead inside a freezer in the garage of her Southern California home was a retired homicide detective with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, authorities said Tuesday.
Seattle Mariners (82-69, third in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (82-69, second in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Wednesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Chris Flexen (12-6, 3.66 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 110 strikeouts) Athletics: Cole Irvin (10-13, 3.94 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 112 strikeouts)
Houston Astros (90-61, first in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (72-79, fourth in the AL West)
Anaheim, California; Wednesday, 9:38 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Luis Garcia (11-7, 3.31 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 160 strikeouts) Angels: Janson Junk (0-1, 2.25 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 4 strikeouts)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The quarterback competition at Southern California might be over before it even started.
Jaxson Dart did not practice Tuesday after the freshman sustained a knee injury in the Trojans’ 45-14 win at Washington State, while three-year starter Kedon Slovis took first-team reps after being knocked out of the game because of a neck injury.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians failed to significantly cut back their water consumption in July, state officials announced Tuesday, foreshadowing some difficult decisions for Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration as an historic drought lingers into the fall.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California has the lowest coronavirus transmission rate of any state following a sharp decline in cases and hospitalizations after a summer surge.
The nation's most populous state is the only one experiencing “substantial" coronavirus transmission, the second-highest level on the U.S.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose State University has agreed to pay $1.6 million to 13 female student-athletes whose complaints about being sexually assaulted by an athletic trainer were mishandled by the university, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.