California drought: Project to drain largest reservoir in Santa Clara County a year behind schedule
A $193 million seismic retrofit project at Anderson Dam, which has raised public concerns because it will require the reservoir to be drained during construction despite the drought, is a year behind schedule.
Political Blotter: California Endowment offers grants to aid Syrian refugees
The California Endowment will make emergency relief grants to groups helping Syrian refugees; also, House members urge Governor Jerry Brown to be ready to declare a Dungeness crab economic disaster.
Sonoma County: CHP officer rescues loose pig along state Highway 12
A California Highway Patrol officer rescued a wayward pig wandering along state Highway 12 near Santa Rosa Friday morning.
Farm recalls produce used in Costco salad linked to E. coli
A California farm is recalling a vegetable mix believed to be the source of E. coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.
Recent rain nudges South Bay above average
Autumn storms that brought precipitation to the South Bay have nudged rainfall totals ahead of the seasonal average; Tuesday's showers delivered 0.36 inches of rain in San Jose, bringing the total to 2.47 inches since October 1 -- compared with the normal rainfall for the season of 2.27 inches.
Special report on the chromium-tainted desert town made famous in "Erin Brockovich."
Get all the latest news and links to resources as the state battles another fiscal mess.
TV Tonight: 'Unforgettable' gets new life -- and Skeet Ulrich
Poppy Montgomery's crime serial is reborn on A&E. Plus, holiday season really gets underway with 'Santa Claus Is Coming to Town' and 'Crown for Christmas.'
Gwyneth Paltrow sings on new Coldplay record
Coldplay singer Chris Martin suggested ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow sing some lyrics she wrote for their new single “Everglow.”