- Dozens of groups call for offshore fracking halt Updated: Dec-12-13 4:41 pm
- Judges extend deadline for inmate reduction Updated: Dec-11-13 7:07 pm
- Calif. Assembly Democrats urge $8B budget reserve Updated: Dec-11-13 6:04 pm
- Timm Herdt: Do the poor have it easy? Updated: Dec-11-13 10:17 am
- Judge: Death row lacks care for mentally ill Updated: Dec-10-13 9:20 pm
- Calif. lawmakers call for drought declaration Updated: Dec-10-13 6:19 pm
- No change from recount in tight Assembly election Updated: Dec-09-13 10:43 pm
- $24.7B water plan unveiled by Calif. officials Updated: Dec-09-13 7:30 pm
- Court to consider California's DNA collection law Updated: Dec-09-13 2:33 pm
- Court to consider California's DNA collection law Updated: Dec-08-13 4:49 pm
- Calif. PUC to join in BART disabled train probe Updated: Dec-06-13 6:17 pm
- High-speed rail officials say plan is on schedule Updated: Dec-05-13 7:39 pm
- THP: No fatalities during no-fatality challenge Updated: Dec-05-13 4:05 am
- CHP: Long shutdown after man jumps on to 101 Updated: Dec-03-13 1:52 pm
- Latinos want gov't to look into LA County voting Updated: Nov-30-13 4:21 am
- Lawmakers, state elected officials getting raise Updated: Nov-29-13 1:16 pm
- AP Exclusive: Calif jail violence rises on reforms Updated: Nov-28-13 6:13 pm
- Hate crime reports decline in California in 2012 Updated: Nov-27-13 8:07 pm
- Truckers protest outside Port of Oakland Updated: Nov-27-13 4:10 pm
- Correction: Broken Traffic Sensors story Updated: Nov-27-13 2:27 pm
- Calif crash caused when man grabbed steering wheel Updated: Nov-26-13 9:40 am
- Report: Calif. losing its edge in higher education Updated: Nov-26-13 2:19 am
- Judge blocks sale of Calif. high-speed rail bonds Updated: Nov-25-13 7:16 pm
- Man pleads not guilty in CHP officer's Vegas death Updated: Nov-25-13 6:46 pm
- Holiday emphasis patrols on I-5 for West Coast Updated: Nov-25-13 3:35 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - More than 150 environmental groups are asking California coastal regulators to halt offshore fracking, saying the practice violates state law.
SACRAMENTO, California - A panel of federal judges on Wednesday extended California's deadline to cut its prison population until April 18, while ordering that negotiations continue over how best to reduce inmate crowding.
SACRAMENTO, California - Assembly Speaker John Perez pledged Wednesday to cautiously begin restoring funding to some social programs that were slashed during the recession and said lawmakers will ask voters to approve a revised rainy day fund on the November 2014 ballot.
If a poor traveler cannot find an affordable room and the government provides a subsidy that allows her to spend a winter night in a stable, could it be said that she's living on Easy Street?
SACRAMENTO, California - California is failing to provide adequate psychiatric treatment to mentally ill inmates on death row, a federal judge ruled Tuesday, though he is letting the state decide how to fix the problem.
SAN FRANCISCO - With another dry winter looming, California lawmakers called on Gov. Jerry Brown and President Barack Obama to declare a drought emergency and federal disaster in the state.
SACRAMENTO, California - Los Angeles County elections officials say a partial recount of ballots has brought no change in the outcome of a special legislative election last month.
SAN FRANCISCO - California water officials on Monday released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water delivery to millions of Californians.
SAN FRANCISCO - California Attorney General Kamala Harris and the Obama administration are urging a federal appeals court to uphold California's mandatory collection of DNA samples from everyone arrested in the state as a constitutional and powerful law enforcement tool.
SAN FRANCISCO - A federal appeals court appeared ready last year to strike down as an unconstitutional invasion of privacy a controversial California law requiring police to collect DNA samples from every person arrested in the state.
OAKLAND, California - San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit officials say a state agency is also looking into why a disabled train stranded hundreds of passengers in a tunnel that sent at least nine people to the hospital.
SACRAMENTO, California - California high-speed rail officials sought to allay concerns about the future of the project Thursday after a series of legal and regulatory rulings that appear to jeopardize some parts of the $68 billion plan.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee Highway Patrol and state Department of Safety and Homeland Security say a goal to have zero fatalities on Interstate 40 over the Thanksgiving holiday appears to have been met.
VENTURA, California - Authorities say a man who jumped off an overpass on to U.S. 101 in Ventura was hit by at least four vehicles and killed.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is aggressively pursuing lawsuits over minority voting rights in Texas and North Carolina, but the Justice Department has not moved on evidence that the latest round of redistricting in Los Angeles County unfairly reduces the influence of Latino voters.
SACRAMENTO, California - California lawmakers and statewide elected officials will have a little extra cash in their pockets this holiday season, as their paychecks rise by more than 5 percent starting Sunday.
SACRAMENTO, California - County jails that account for the vast majority of local inmates in California have seen a marked increase in violence since they began housing thousands of offenders who previously would have gone to state prisons.
SACRAMENTO, California - The number of hate crimes reported in California declined about 12 percent last year and has dropped by more than one-third over the last decade, the state attorney general's office said Wednesday.
OAKLAND, California - Truck drivers and their supporters picketed at the Port of Oakland on Wednesday over an impending deadline to upgrade their trucks to meet clean air standards and what they said were long wait times to pick up loads.
LOS ANGELES - In a story Nov. 23 about inoperative traffic sensors, The Associated Press misidentified the company that provides data to Michigan for its Mi Drive traffic map. The data is provided by HERE, a business owned by Nokia, not by Inrix Inc.
ANAHEIM, California - Authorities say a 25-year-old man and a 7-year-old boy were killed in a crash caused when the man grabbed the steering wheel while his girlfriend was driving on a Southern California freeway.
SAN FRANCISCO - More attention must be paid to the California State University system and to the state's community colleges if California is going to produce the educated workers its economy needs, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says in a report set to be issued Tuesday.
SACRAMENTO, California - A judge on Monday tore up California's funding plans for what would be the nation's first bullet train, issuing separate orders that could force the state to spend months or years redrawing its plans for the $68 billion rail line and could choke off some of its funding.
LAS VEGAS - A 29-year-old man accused of causing a Las Vegas Strip crash that killed an off-duty California Highway Patrol officer and the officer's relative has pleaded not guilty to the charges against him.
VANCOUVER, Washington - State troopers will be conducting emphasis patrols for the Thanksgiving holiday along the entire West Coast stretch of Interstate 5 from San Diego to Bellingham.