California

  • The Latest: Security beefed up outside Sacramento NBA arena

    Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg says disruption by Stephon’s Clark’s brother at City Council meeting cannot happen again, but it’s ‘our job to bear some of the pain’ the family and community is feeling following Clark’s death. (March 28) Media: Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the...
  • Coffee needs cancer warning in California, judge rules

    A Los Angeles judge has ruled that coffee companies need to carry a cancer warning label in California. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said in a proposed decision Wednesday that Starbucks and other coffee companies failed to prove the threat from a chemical compound produced during coffee roasting was...
  • Family killed in California cliff crash had recent visit from Child Protective Services, police say

    A family of eight killed this week when their SUV plunged off a California highway had a visit from Child Protective Services just days before the deadly crash, the sheriff’s office said, as neighbors described other troubling incidents. Jennifer and Sarah Hart, 39, were killed along with their six...
  • ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Pros Emma Slater and Sasha Farber Are Married!

    Congratulations to the newlyweds! Dancing With the Stars pros Emma Slater and Sash Farber were married on Sunday at Bella Blanca in Los Angeles, California, according to Us Weekly, who adds that the bride wore two Rivini gowns, the first a fitted sheer dress with lace appliques. The publication...
  • Napa woman, 92, is oldest to compete in sanctioned weight-lifting event

    NAPA, Calif. – It is just an amazing thing to watch 92-year-old Evelyn Kilgore push her walker to get her barbell before she gets set and starts her lift. Make no mistake, the Napa woman is a force to be reckoned with. She started her first weight lifting competition...
  • Ahead of Trump wall tour, little change on US-Mexico border

    CALEXICO, Calif. (AP) – The daily commute from Mexico to California farms is the same as it was before Donald Trump became president. Hundreds of Mexicans cross the border and line the sidewalks of Calexico’s tiny downtown by 4 a.m., napping on cardboard sheets and blankets or sipping coffee from...
  • Man busted for DUI after riding his horse on a California freeway

    LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say a drunken man rode his horse onto a California freeway. Los Angeles news station KABC-TV reports that the California Highway Patrol stopped the man early Saturday on State Route 91 in Long Beach. Officers administered field sobriety tests, which registered blood-alcohol levels...
  • California Democratic Party won’t endorse Dianne Feinstein

    SAN DIEGO (AP) – U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein failed to win the official endorsement of the California Democratic Party as she seeks her fifth term, another sign that the party is divided over how best to battle Republicans in Washington. Democratic activists were more eager to back her primary challenger,...
  • U.S. Supreme Court rejects challenge for gun waiting period in California

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away a constitutional challenge brought by gun rights activists to a California law imposing a 10-day waiting period for the purchase of firearms, intended to guard against impulsive violence and suicides. Signaling its continued reluctance to step into the growing national debate...