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.
Southern California experienced scattered showers early Thursday.
Federal officials have pledged another $14 million to help California through its worst drought in recorded history.
Isaiah Thomas scored 24 points and Rudy Gay had 23 for the Kings, who have lost five straight and seven of eight.
Demetrious Johnson had a little something to show anybody who still doubts the UFC’s small guys can produce big knockouts.
A Southland Assemblyman is calling for an investigation into the LAUSD’s purchase of iPads for all students.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that will establish California’s first rules detailing how oil drillers use a technique known as fracking.
Cities and counties across California will receive nearly $20 million in federal grants to help hire more than 100 new law enforcement officers, officials said Tuesday.
The bill would bring construction standards for clinics that perform abortions into line with all other primary care clinics.
The deal relies on the state persuading three federal judges to give California time to let rehabilitation programs work.
Two children missing out of Elko, Nevada, were found safe early Saturday in Sacramento.
Two of Hollywood’s most celebrated actresses went before state lawmakers Tuesday to call for restrictions on paparazzi access to their kids.
Four autopsies were being conducted Wednesday as authorities continue to link two deadly California crime scenes hundreds of miles apart.
Southern California Edison, which owns San Onofre, said the utility’s greenhouse emissions rose last year after the plant shut down due to safety and equipment issues.