A former San Diego police officer has been ordered to stand trial in one of several sexual assault cases that have rocked the department.
A man found suffering from gunshot wounds in South Natomas on Wednesday morning has died of his injuries.
A Cameron Park man was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for receiving child pornography.
As part of his return to politics, Mitt Romney is choosing sides in the race to succeed retiring Rep. Buck McKeon in Southern California.
Mitt Romney, above, has endorsed former state Sen.
Cal Bollwinkel, a popular broadcaster who was widely recognized as “the face of Channel 40” for his signature on-air editorials at KTXL, died April 17 of complications from myelofibrosis, a bone marrow disorder that affects blood cell reproduction, his family said.
The first lawsuit stemming from the fatal collision two weeks ago on Interstate 5 between a FedEx truck and a charter bus carrying high school students from Southern California was filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court.
A Southern California custom auto shop once featured on MTV's "Pimp My Ride" will pay its employees nearly $160,000 to settle claims that it violated federal wage laws.
Taking their cue from tweets bashing the New York Police Department, Twitter critics of Los Angeles police have been posting photos of people roughed up or injured in scuffles with officers in the nation's second-biggest city.
The 49ers schedule is out, and the highlight? It has to be the Thanksgiving nightcap against the Seahawks. A Seahawks-49ers game is big enough. The first one ever in Levi's Stadium makes it huge.
Over the course of a 162-game season, every team will go through some rough stretches.
Oakland Athletics' Sonny Gray works against the Texas Rangers in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Oakland, Calif.
Frank Lloyd Wright fans will get their first look at one of his most unusual buildings, an industrial tower with a tree-like design, when a home products company opens its former research and development center to the public this spring.
Sacramento County supervisors on Wednesday unanimously rejected a site just outside Galt for an Indian temple, saying that requirements proposed to placate angry neighbors were unworkable.
California senators discussed ethical and legal issues Wednesday during special ethics training prompted by corruption charges lodged against two lawmakers and the conviction of a third for perjury.
Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff, left, and Senate President Pro T
Republic FC president Warren Smith boasted last month that the USL Pro expansion team’s first match in Sacramento would draw at least 20,000 fans to Hughes Stadium.
Two major changes in California's public education system - adoption of "Common Core" academic standards and giving extra money to school districts with large numbers of poor and/or English learner students - seem to have gained favor with the state's residents.
Facebook's earnings nearly tripled and revenue grew sharply in the first quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue.
FILE - This Tuesday, July 16, 2013 file photo shows a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.
The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes, but enhance scrutiny of such deals so they don't harm competition or limit free speech.
Stocks edged mostly lower Wednesday, breaking a six-day winning streak, as investors were disappointed by the latest round of earnings from U.S. companies.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, April 23, 2014.
Hector Sanchez hit two of San Francisco's six homers, including a grand slam in the 11th inning Wednesday that gave the Giants a wild 12-10 victory over the Colorado Rockies.
Nearly 39 years after the former Manson “family” member leveled a Colt .45-caliber pistol at President Gerald R.
An Oregon commission has ordered a waste-to-power facility to stop accepting boxed medical waste after learning it might be using the remains of aborted fetuses from British Columbia to generate electricity.
Sacramento’s stature as the farm-to-fork capital continues to grow. Even the White House takes notice.
Sam Kass, 29, the assistant White House chef, helps out at The White House Healthy Kids Fair on the South Lawn Wednesday, October 21, 2009.
Would-be successors to Secretary of State Debra Bowen promised Wednesday to inject new life into an office they said has become technologically inept and disengaged.
Derek Cressman, left, a Democratic candidate for secretary of state, makes his opening statement dur
The A’s boarded a flight to Houston on Wednesday to start a 10-game trip after a 3-0 loss to the Texas Rangers and being swept at home in a series for the first time since September 2012 – though one could argue they should have taken at least one of the three games from their American League West rivals, and maybe more.
A Sikh man is being prevented from serving on a Northern California jury because of the ceremonial weapon he carries as part of his religion.
President Barack Obama kicked off a tour of Asia on Wednesday with a pointed message to China and the entire region: The U.S.
Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected for using pine tar less than two weeks after appearing to get away with using a foreign substance in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Wednesday night.
The 49ers and Raiders both open the 2014 NFL season on the road.
The newly-installed turf now covers the field at Levi's Stadium during a preview tour Monday, April 21, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif.
California senators and their staff attended a special ethics training Wednesday, and were presented with a series of ethical scenarios. Mark Hedlund, communications director for Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, said the discussion questions were drawn from actual scenarios that occurred at the Capitol.
A Northern California city has reached a settlement with a group of homeless people who filed a federal lawsuit to prevent their eviction from a waterfront landfill.