Posted: 01/07/2009 - The Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man on a train platform has resigned from the transit agency.
Posted: 01/07/2009 - FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A 32-year-old Fresno man has been charged with murder for allegedly beating to death his girlfriend's 10-year-old son.
Posted: 01/07/2009 - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says he will restart stalled budget talks in hopes of getting an agreement to deal with California's projected $42 billion deficit.
Posted: 01/07/2009 - Authorities say a man who claimed to have a bomb aboard an airliner bound for Los Angeles today and lunged for a door after it landed was tackled by other passengers and is being held for questioning.
Posted: 01/07/2009 - The McClatchy Co. has named Eric E. Johnston the new president and publisher of The Modesto Bee, the first time the newspaper chain has selected a leader from the digital ranks.
Posted: 01/07/2009 - A man convicted in the fatal shooting of a father and his 10-year-old son at a Compton intersection has been sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole.
Posted: 01/07/2009 - As the foreclosure rate continues to skyrocket, two agencies that help the poor are facing homelessness themselves.
Posted: 01/07/2009 - A fatal motorcycle crash in West Covina has shut down most of Interstate 10 heading into Los Angeles during morning rush hour.
Posted: 01/07/2009 - The 22-year-old Hayward man shot and killed by a BART police officer will be laid to rest today.
Posted: 01/07/2009 - Federal agents are joining the investigation into the theft of guns from Contra Costa County sheriff's patrol cars in a station parking lot.
Posted: 01/06/2009 - Two men and a teenager have been charged in the alleged gang rape of a San Francisco Bay area lesbian.
Posted: 01/06/2009 - Movie director Roman Polanski's bid to have a 31-year-old rape charge against him dismissed was challenged Tuesday by prosecutors in documents that included the most graphic account yet of his sexual activity with a 13-year-old girl.
Posted: 01/06/2009 - Partygoers who invaded a foreclosed home in the Mojave Desert turned away a party crasher with gunfire.
Posted: 01/06/2009 - A man has died after a fire in a San Mateo apartment complex for seniors.
Posted: 01/06/2009 - The long soap opera that has been the trial of former Orange County Sheriff Michael Carona is coming to an end.
Posted: 01/06/2009 - Army officials say a young veteran killed with his girlfriend in Long Beach on New Year's Day had a troubled stint in the military.
Posted: 01/06/2009 - Authorities say a 41-year-old man died a day after a struggle with sheriff's deputies in Carson.
Posted: 01/05/2009 - One of three men convicted of kidnapping a busload of Chowchilla school children in 1976 has been denied parole once again.
Posted: 01/05/2009 - A small plane that reported engine trouble after taking off from the Ramona Airport made an emergency landing in a field on Monday, ending a two-hour search that authorities feared would end tragically.
Posted: 01/05/2009 - The state's high court has prohibited three Southern California parishes who left the U.S. Episcopal Church over its ordination of gay ministers from retaining ownership of their church buildings and property.
Updated: 01/05/2009 - Apple Inc. founder and Chief Executive Steve Jobs, a survivor of pancreatic cancer, said Monday that a hormonal imbalance is to blame for the weight loss that has prompted worries about his health.
Posted: 01/04/2009 - A light earthquake has struck Northern California, and there are no reports of injuries or damage.
Posted: 01/04/2009 - An attorney representing the family of a man slain by a transit agency police officer early New Year's Day says they will file a multimillion dollar lawsuit.
Posted: 01/04/2009 - Divers have recovered the body of a hunter who drowned while trying to retrieve a goose from a pond in a desert area southeast of Palm Springs.