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1 hr ago | The Reporter
The 15-year-old boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a plane flying from California to Hawaii is prompting an airport security review in San Jose and across the rest of the country.
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1 hr ago | Reuters
California lawmakers, their reputation tarnished by fraud and corruption scandals, on Wednesday took a break from normal business to attend ethics training, the latest step by the state Senate to repair its image as elections loom.
5 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West
Some people don't need Earth Day to be reminded they live on a planet powered by the forces of nature.
10 hrs ago | Great Falls Tribune
A woman who told California authorities she was involved in the death of her 3-month-old daughter in Montana has been charged with felony negligent homicide and other counts.
14 hrs ago | WHTC
The mother of a 17-year-old student who was among 10 people killed in a highway crash in northern California earlier this month has sued FedEx Corp for negligence, California-based City News Service reported.
A federal judge in Oregon is ready to hear arguments about the state's voter-approved prohibition of same-sex marriage, but no one will be in court to support it.
Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, left, talks with Sen. Ed Hernandez, D-Covina at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, April 21, 2014.
He also said he wants to equalize the quality of instruction throughout the state to ensure that poor and minority students receive the best education possible.
Las Vegas tops the list with $11.8 million spent at casinos or taken from ATMs, but transactions in Hawaii, Miami, Guam and elsewhere also raise questions.
Governor Jerry Brown issued a proclamation on April 21 celebrating "John Muir Day" - at the same time he is fast-tracking the construction of the environmentally-destructive peripheral tunnels under the Sacramento -San Joaquin River Delta and promoting the expansion of fracking in California.
The FBI asked for the public's help Tuesday to identify at least 90 potential victims of a suspected child predator who worked at 10 American and other international schools abroad for more than four decades... The FBI asked for the public's help Tuesday to identify at least 90 potential victims of a suspected child predator who worked at 10 ... (more)
Politicians and cops continued to play doctor with California's estimated one million medical cannabis patients on Monday, advancing a bill that shows how little they know about science or medicine.
A cold frontal boundary will extend from the southern Plains to the eastern Great Lakes on Tuesday, while a separate cold front will move across the western third of the country.
A shocking reminder of the Great Recession of 2008 is evident by the over-67 percent increase in the number of Californian Baby Boomers who have been forced to move back in with their aged parents out of economic necessity.
Nationwide, fuel prices are up about 3 cents in the past week to $3.68 a gallon, 15 cents more per gallon that at this time last year.
AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALDAnimal lover Wendy Kennedy sits with her three rescued dogs, Angel, Macy and Hearty, at Point Cadet, one of their favorite places to go for a walk and play, on Monday, April 21, 2014.
The Assembly approved a bill Monday that would ban smoking inside home day care centers even after the children have left, a regulation that targets lingering "third-hand smoke" and has been adopted by 12 other states.