Posted: 08/14/2013 - The California Supreme Court has refused to stop gay marriages in the state.
Updated: 08/14/2013 - A Southern California elementary school has gotten a surprise visitor - one with claws.
Posted: 08/14/2013 - Officials say two people are dead after a small plane crashed and started a brush fire that consumed it in Northern California.
Posted: 08/14/2013 - State authorities are investigating after a Northern California grocery store worker had his arm crushed in a meat grinder.
Posted: 08/14/2013 - The 16-year-old California girl kidnapped by a close family friend suspected of murdering her mother and brother says the man threatened to kill her if she tried to escape and got what he deserved when he died in a shootout with authorities in the Idaho wilderness.
Updated: 08/14/2013 - Prosecutors are expected to urge a Northern California jury to find a former photographer guilty of murdering four women decades ago and dumping their bodies in rural areas.
Updated: 08/14/2013 - Officials say a woman was hit by a tractor and killed at a construction site on the campus of San Jose City College.
Updated: 08/13/2013 - Authorities in California are searching for a hiker from Pennsylvania who has been missing for more than a week in the Mammoth Lakes area just outside of Yosemite National Park.
Posted: 08/13/2013 - Authorities say a body found near a Northern California park last week is that of a missing federal investigator.
Posted: 08/13/2013 - Authorities say one person is missing and another injured after their boat capsized in a Northern California reservoir.
Posted: 08/13/2013 - Officials say one person is dead and five are injured after a highway collision involving two big rigs and cars on a San Joaquin County highway.
Posted: 08/13/2013 - An Orange County man suspected of killing his stepmother with an ax has been charged with murder.
Posted: 08/13/2013 - San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is challenging a recall effort by touting city progress during his term - an indication that he has no intention of resigning.
Posted: 08/13/2013 - Plans to open the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge as scheduled on Labor Day are getting a boost.
Posted: 08/12/2013 - A family spokesman says the man who was killed by FBI agents in the Idaho wilderness after allegedly abducting a 16-year-old California girl followed his father's footsteps.
Posted: 08/12/2013 - California has become the first state to enshrine certain rights for transgender K-12 students in state law, requiring public schools to allow those students access to whichever restroom and locker room they want.
Posted: 08/12/2013 - A component of California's landmark offensive against greenhouse gas emissions is not sitting well with some environmental groups.
Updated: 08/12/2013 - The California Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that school employees can administer insulin shots to diabetic students if a nurse is not available.
Posted: 08/12/2013 - An autopsy reveals an inmate who died after being found struggling to breathe at a Northern California jail drank a fatal amount of water.
Posted: 08/12/2013 - San Diego's beleaguered mayor is facing a deadline to respond to organizers of a recall effort who say he needs to leave office after more than a dozen women alleged he made unwanted advances or inappropriate statements to them.
Updated: 08/11/2013 - William P. Clark, who rose from campaign volunteer to one of President Ronald Reagan's most trusted advisers, has died. He was 81.
Posted: 08/11/2013 - A judge has signed off on Gov. Jerry Brown's request for a 60-day cooling-off period in talks between the Bay Area Rapid Transit agency and its unions, giving San Francisco Bay Area commuters a reprieve from a potential train strike.