A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to more than six years in state prison after pleading guilty to human trafficking and prostitution charges involving 16- and 17-year-old girls.
The U.S. Department of Transportation gave its approval Friday for work to begin on the second leg of California’s proposed $68 billion high-speed rail line, endorsing the state’s environmental review for the section running between Fresno and Bakersfield.
Thirty-four weeks pregnant, Southland resident Alysia Montano ran the 800 meters Thursday in the U.S. Track and Field Championships.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is on his first official visit to the Capitol and is making his case for revitalizing California’s most populous city.
California’s population grew nearly 1 percent in 2013 to exceed 38.3 million, with the highest growth rate in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to a new report.
Los Angeles, which kept water restrictions from the last drought, plans to have four people patrolling its city.
Forty-three high school students and three adult chaperones were on a bus traveling from Los Angeles for a tour of Humboldt University when the bus was struck by a FedEx tractor trailer on April 10.
State senators in Sacramento are receiving a refresher in ethics as part of the fallout from a series of legal cases involving two Southland lawmakers this year.
The leader of the state Senate is seeking an independent review of how parole officers tracked a sex offender charged with four Southern California slayings.
Saying the state’s budget surplus should be used to pay down debt, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a special session of the Legislature to make changes to a rainy-day fund measure on the November ballot.
A federal grand jury in Sacramento has indicted a California man on a single charge of attempting to provide support to a foreign terrorist organization.
Gov. Jerry Brown reported Monday that he has raised nearly $20 million for his re-election campaign, far outpacing the two leading Republican candidates competing for the right to challenge him.
Democratic Rep. John Garamendi and Republican Rep. Doug LaMalfa held a news conference near the location of the proposed reservoir to announce their bill.
About 56,000 Californians have a concealed-weapons permit in a state of 38 million residents.
The race is on to succeed Zev Yaroslavsky, one of the big names on the County Board of Supervisors, pitting a current member of the Kennedy clan against a former TV sitcom star-turned-lawmaker.