California

  • Mass murderer Charles Manson admitted to California hospital

    Wild-eyed cult leader Charles Manson has been hospitalized in California with a bleak prognosis, according to a report Wednesday. The 83-year-old was brought to a Bakersfield hospital three days ago, TMZ.com said. The notorious mass murderer serving seven life sentences in Corcoran State Prison in California has been suffering from health...
  • Four killed in California gun rampage

    Four people are dead after a gunman opened fire in northern California at several locations, including an elementary school, police have said. The shooting broke out at a home in the rural community of Rancho Tehama, about 120 miles (195km) from Sacramento, on Tuesday morning. Police say the gunman...
  • Woman collapsed in court room after hearing verdict in murder trial

    Carlsbad, Calif., woman and her Oceanside gun instructor were found guilty Monday of conspiracy to commit murder in what authorities have said was a botched murder-for-hire plot targeting her now-ex-husband, who was shot but survived. Diana Lovejoy, 45, collapsed not long after hearing she had been convicted of the...
  • California Sea Lions are having an outbreak!

    The Marine Mammal Center is reporting 24 confirmed cases of leptospirosis in California sea lions and veterinarians warn the bacterial infection can make your pet sick too. Monterey County veterinarians have treated 11 sea lions suffering for leptospirosis but only half have survived.   “It can cause renal disease...
  • National anthem lyrics prompt California NAACP to call for replacing “The Star-Spangled Banner”

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California chapter of the NAACP is pushing to get rid of the national anthem, calling the song racist and anti-black, CBS station KOVR-TV reports. “This song is wrong,” chapter president Alice Huffman told the station. “It should never have been there, and just like we...
  • Oprah Winfrey Speaks Candidly On Having A Harassment Free Set: ‘We Don’t Want A——- Around Us!’

    Oprah Winfrey has zero tolerance for innappropriate behavior. On Tuesday night, at the season finale celebration of OWN’s Queen Sugar in West Hollywood, California, the media mogul told reporters she keeps her sets harassment free by being very choosy about who she works with. “We don’t want any a——- around...
  • California proposes armored cars to transport pot tax money

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – California should use armored cars to transport hundreds of millions of dollars in cash tax payments expected next year with the state’s legal marijuana market, the state treasurer said Tuesday. The state on Jan. 1 will enter a new era with cannabis when recreational sales become...
  • Protesters, fight precede Yiannopoulos on California campus

    FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) – Several dozen protesters have gathered Tuesday night and at least one fight has broken out at a Southern California college before a speech by Milo Yiannopoulos, whose speeches at other campuses have led to violence. The protesters at the University of California, Fullerton stood outside barricades...
  • Confusion coming with California’s legal marijuana

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – Ready or not, California kicks off recreational marijuana sales on Jan. 1. And, mostly, it’s not. Los Angeles and San Francisco are among many cities still struggling to fashion local rules for pot shops and growers. Without the regulations, there could be limited options in many...