How would you like a rat for a roommate? At least 140 rats have been put up for adoption in San Diego after their owner relinquished them to the San Diego Humane Society when her pet rat population got out of control.
The Jimenez family is causing quite a stir in one San Jose neighborhood, but it was a labor of love for a mother who created an elaborate Halloween display for her terminally-ill son.
A woman who was sentenced to prison for driving drunk while live streaming a fatal car crash has been arrested again, police say.
The 185-mile long Garlock fault, capable of producing a massive seismic event, has moved for the first time on record.
The Coast Guard unloaded nearly 7,000 pounds of illegal narcotics off the coast of San Diego between July and October.
The western Joshua tree needs protection under the California Endangered Species Act because of threats from climate change and habitat destruction, the Center for Biological Diversity said in a petition Tuesday to the state’s Fish and Game Commission.
Santa Ana police launched an investigation after a 10-year-old girl was found dead on Sunday after apparently taking her own life.
A 29-year-old Sylmar woman and her three children who had not been seen in nearly a week and were feared to have been the victims of a kidnapping were found safe on Tuesday when they crossed into the United States from Mexico.
A man who showed up at a Northern California police station with a dead body in his car confessed to killing four family members, three of whom were found inside his apartment, police said Tuesday.
A preliminary 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Hollister, California Tuesday afternoon, about 48 miles from Santa Cruz, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
One person has died and two people are unaccounted for after a wildfire spread through Calimesa.
Strong winds sparked multiple fires in Riverside and San Bernardino counties on Thursday afternoon.
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a new law on Sunday evening that bans California public high schools from starting before 8:30 a.m. and prohibits middle schools from beginning before 8 a.m.
Newsom said he is concerned a pricing program would create "social equity issues" and he wants to keep the street accessible to people, regardless of their ability to pay.
California’s governor has signed into law a bill that guarantees all students a state-funded meal of their choice, even if their parent or guardian has unpaid meal fees.
Los Angeles Angels officials responded Saturday to an ESPN report that a public relations employee for the team told federalinvestigators he provided oxycodone to former Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs and abused it with him for years. The report also mentions that two team officials were told about Skaggs' drug use long before his death in July.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals from circus performances under a pair of bills signed Saturday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Hollywood continues to mourn the death of actor Robert Forster. He died at the age of 78 as his latest project, "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie,'' was released in theaters and began streaming on Netflix.
A service dog was rescued at the last minute on Thursday afternoon during a wind-driven wildfire sparked by burning trash that swept through a Southern California mobile home park.
Northern California fire officials say a man dependent on oxygen died about 12 minutes after Pacific Gas and Electric shut down power to the area as part of a massive effort to prevent fire.