Point Reyes: Lawsuit challenges historic ranching operations at iconic park
Three groups sued the National Park Service, claiming that the cattle are causing erosion, polluting waterways with manure, harming endangered salmon and other species and blocking public access.
Deputy, civilian pilot killed in Tulare County plane crash
Authorities say a sheriff's deputy and a civilian pilot were killed when a single-engine plane crashed near Springville in Tulare County.
Obama lands in Mountain View to rake in cash for Democrats
President Barack Obama landed at Moffett Field Wednesday night to attend two Democratic fundraisers Thursday after spending the night in San Jose.
California corrections chief aims to change prison culture
California's new corrections chief plans to add training on diversity and leadership for prison employees and to examine what has been effective in other states to change employees' attitudes as he tries to alter a culture that often pits prison guards against inmates and outsiders.
Parole hearing set for Robert Kennedy killer Sirhan Sirhan
For nearly 50 years, Sirhan Sirhan has been consistent: He says he doesn't remember fatally shooting Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in a crowded kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
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.
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Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade
The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7
Johnny Depp skewers Donald Trump in new comedy
Johnny Depp disappears into role of Donald Trump in new comedy from Funny or Die website.