Posted: 04/18/2013 - A fund that is distributing money from a national settlement with mortgage lenders is giving 21 California organizations a total of $9.4 million to help borrowers who face the loss of their homes to foreclosure.
Updated: 04/18/2013 - The real estate tracking firm DataQuick says statewide California home and condo sales in March were up 31.5 percent from February and up 0.8 percent over March 2012.
Posted: 04/18/2013 - A 16-year-old is being charged as an adult for the slaying of an off-duty paramedic who was shot during what prosecutors say was an attempted carjacking.
Posted: 04/18/2013 - If a judge accepts the deal, it would provide a significant victory for supporters of what would be the nation's first high-speed rail system, including Gov. Jerry Brown. Public support has fallen as its costs have soared.
Posted: 04/18/2013 - Legislation that would expand the state Department of Justice's ability to go after felons, the mentally unstable and others prohibited from owning firearms is one step from the governor's desk.
Posted: 04/18/2013 - Customs agents have seized nearly 15,000 toasters that popped up at the Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex.
Posted: 04/18/2013 - A Riverside County man has pleaded not guilty to burglary and indecent exposure after he allegedly crawled naked through a neighbor's dog door to seek sex.
Posted: 04/18/2013 - Red flag warnings are up around Southern California as dry, windy weather creates fire danger.
Updated: 04/18/2013 - Authorities in San Bernardino County say a bat found at a Redlands park has tested positive for rabies.
Posted: 04/17/2013 - Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has demoted three top department supervisors for cheating in a charity relay race.
Posted: 04/17/2013 - A school superintendent says officials could not expel three boys charged with sexually battering a classmate last fall, even after she hanged herself and her family complained that a humiliating photo of the assault was being circulated.
Posted: 04/17/2013 - A proposal that sought to ban smoking in apartments and condominiums has failed in an Assembly committee.
Posted: 04/17/2013 - Los Angeles County's top health official says free meningococcal vaccines will be offered to low-income and uninsured residents following a recent death in West Hollywood.
Posted: 04/17/2013 - Officials at a Northern California battery company say they believe a battery they manufacture was used in the Boston Marathon bombing.
Posted: 04/17/2013 - An 11-year-old California boy and a 9-year-old girl remain in critical condition at Boston Children's Hospital, two days after twin bombings at the Boston Marathon killed three people and injured more than 170.
Posted: 04/17/2013 - A career criminal suspected of murdering three Los Angeles women in the 1980s has been indicted by a grand jury and his case will go directly to trial.
Updated: 04/17/2013 - Dozens of Los Angeles firefighters will be reassigned from fire engines to ambulances as the agency deals with a sharp increase in emergency medical calls.
Posted: 04/17/2013 - As engineers in California try to determine the cause of brittleness in steel rods on the new Bay Bridge, newly revealed documents show state transportation officials expressed concern about the integrity of some steel components for the span more than four years ago.
Posted: 04/17/2013 - A federal appeals court is preparing to hear arguments on whether a first-of-its-kind law that prohibits licensed mental health professionals in California from offering therapies aimed at making gay and lesbian teenagers straight violates the civil rights of practitioners and parents.
Posted: 04/16/2013 - Three teens facing charges in the sexual assault of a 15-year-old Northern California girl who committed suicide after the attack appeared in court for the first time Tuesday.
Posted: 04/16/2013 - A Los Angeles judge says except for medical emergencies, she won't consider any more excuses from potential jurors in the lawsuit by Michael Jackson's mother against concert promoter AEG.
Updated: 04/15/2013 - A small boat that washed up in Northern California after the massive 2011 tsunami that hit Japan has been claimed by a city that was devastated in the disaster.