Magnitude 6.9 earthquake hits 50 miles west of Eureka
03/10/2014 12:51 AM PDT
A powerful magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck Sunday night off the coast of Northern California, but there were no immediate reports of injury or damage and no danger of a tsunami, officials said.
California school stage collapses, 2 dozen injured
03/09/2014 06:13 PM PDT - Investigators combed through a collapsed theater stage at a Southern California high school Sunday, trying to determine why it buckled during a performance and sent 25 students to the hospital, some with broken bones but most with minor injuries like bruises and scrapes.
San Francisco Bay: Feds deny permits on project to widen Guadalupe River at Alviso
03/09/2014 06:41 PM PDT - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' office has announced that neither it nor the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will issue permits for the job. The Corps said that the project is not the least environmentally damaging alternative, a standard required by the federal Clean Water Act.
Obamacare: Fifteen percent of Covered California enrollees haven't paid
03/09/2014 04:34 PM PDT - With less than a month left to sign up for private insurance under the federal health care law, California's enrollment numbers are closing in on the magic number of 1 million as 8,000 people sign up every day. If only everyone would pay their premiums.
Thousands of bees attack woman in California
03/09/2014 12:08 PM PDT - A 71-year-old woman is believed to have suffered about 1,000 stings in Palm Desert after being attacked by a swarm of killer bees that covered her entire body.
Rising college costs: Poorer families bear greatest burden
03/09/2014 07:55 AM PDT - Colleges are shifting the burden of cost increases to the neediest students, federal data show.
Political Blotter: Obama endorses Swalwell, Corbett not impressed
03/08/2014 04:04 PM PST - President Obama endorsed Congressman Eric Swalwell for re-election, but Democratic challenger Ellen Corbett notes that endorsement didn't save Pete Stark in 2012; also, a state senator is overcome by emotion while discussing multiple sclerosis.
California drought: More than 255,000 homes and businesses still don't have water meters statewide
03/08/2014 06:04 PM PST - From Sacramento to Bakersfield, 42 communities in California still do not have water meters on all connections, the result of years of opposition due to politics and financial issues
In standoff with California over testing, US Education Department blinks
03/08/2014 09:40 AM PST - WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Education is allowing California to bypass federal requirements by giving standardized tests in math and reading to millions of public school students this spring without publicly reporting results or using them to hold schools or teachers accountable.
Transgender woman sues CrossFit over competition
03/08/2014 06:16 AM PST - SAN FRANCISCO -- A transgender woman in Northern California has sued the company behind the popular CrossFit workouts for refusing to let her compete in the female division of its annual fitness competitions.
See the hard workers (and a few wacky weirdos) at the 29th LA Marathon
The 29th LA Marathon course came alive Sunday morning with spectators cheering on the nearly 22,000 people that started the run from Dodger Stadium to Santa Monica. Full Story
Take your kids on a virtual safari with these 6 animal webcam feeds
There is a menagerie of webcams around the world, broadcasting animals of all kinds in zoos, aquariums, sanctuaries and the wild. Here some sites to get you started. Full Story
'True Detective' is, finally, a tale of male friendship
At its heart, this was a story of male friendship, transcending macho rivalry and frat boy cavorting to ultimately be about guys saving each other. Full Story