Posted: 09/27/2013 - Scientists studying the aftermath of the Sierra Nevada's most destructive wildfire in centuries say the pattern of devastation supports the need for improved forest management across the terrain of conifers and oaks.
Updated: 09/26/2013 - U.S. Customs & Border Protection agents have seized more than 16,000 phony Hermes handbags that were shipped to the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach from China.
Updated: 09/26/2013 - The Los Angeles Dodgers say the 24-year-old man who was fatally stabbed during a postgame confrontation in San Francisco was the son of one of the team's security guards.
Posted: 09/26/2013 - The uncle of a 2-year-old boy who was mauled to death by five dogs in a Southern California yard has pleaded not guilty to child cruelty.
Posted: 09/26/2013 - Authorities in the Central Valley have arrested eight people and seized more than $1 million in processed marijuana in a drug operation they believe was tied to a Mexican drug trafficking organization.
Posted: 09/26/2013 - State officials are renewing warnings about distracted driving following four serious crashed involving highway workers and law officers in construction zones.
Posted: 09/26/2013 - Two media watchdog groups will challenge the broadcast license renewal of a Sacramento radio affiliate held financially responsible for the death of a woman participating in a water-drinking contest.
Updated: 09/25/2013 - Authorities say they found about 100 pounds of gift-wrapped marijuana in suitcases that were to be loaded onto a flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Atlanta.
Posted: 09/25/2013 - San Francisco police are trying to identify a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man in the back of the head while he was exiting a light-rail car.
Updated: 09/25/2013 - Skipper Jimmy Spithill and Oracle Team USA have won the America's Cup with one of the greatest comebacks in sports history.
Posted: 09/25/2013 - California's labor secretary has ordered the state's Employment Development Department to immediately begin distributing unemployment checks that have been delayed because of computer problems.
Posted: 09/25/2013 - With another possible strike on the horizon, Bay Area Rapid Transit officials unveiled a transportation contingency plan that will provide commuters with a range of options.
Posted: 09/25/2013 - Authorities have arrested a long-time Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy on suspicion of child molestation.
Posted: 09/25/2013 - A new legal claim accuses officials at a San Francisco Bay Area school district of failing to report suspected child abuse by a teacher who is now charged with molesting numerous students.
Posted: 09/24/2013 - Authorities have arrested the uncle and grandmother of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled by as many as five dogs in San Bernardino County.
Posted: 09/24/2013 - Police say three men have been detained in connection with the armed robbery of several casual carpool riders in Oakland.
Posted: 09/24/2013 - San Francisco's District Attorney's Office says it has been awarded a $1 million federal grant to help reduce crime in one of the city's most violent neighborhoods.
Posted: 09/24/2013 - Restoration of forest land scorched by a massive wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park will the main topic at a public forum on Friday in Sonora.
Posted: 09/24/2013 - Authorities say the pilot of a small plane died when his aircraft crashed in a rural area north of Sacramento.
Posted: 09/23/2013 - Oakland police have arrested a driver who allegedly struck and killed a man who had stopped to help a stranded motorist.
Posted: 09/23/2013 - Commuter train service has resumed after workers capped a gas leak in the San Francisco area.