- Fire leads to discovery of crawl space where person had lived
A fire burning in the overpass of a Sacramento freeway leads authorities to a crawl space where someone had been living.
- Californians will vote multiple times in 2022 for the same U.S. Senate seat
New legislation will have the most immediate impact on Sen. Alex Padilla, appointed by Newsom after Vice President Harris left her Senate post.
- California's universal voting by mail becomes permanent
The new law is part of an evolution of voting in the state, an effort to provide voters more options for when and where to cast their ballots.
- Many renters to get help when California eviction protections end this week
Some California eviction protections end Thursday, but many of the state's renters will qualify for other assistance programs.
- Heavy wildfire smoke prompts air advisory in Southern California
That gray-orange haze in the air is mostly wildfire smoke blowing in from the Windy and KNP Complex blazes burning in the southern Sierra Nevada.
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- Photos: Ruff waves at the annual dog surfing competition in Huntington Beach
Canines and humans hit the waves Saturday at the annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach.
- Huntington Beach police fatally shoot armed suspect on beach as U.S. Open of Surfing underway nearby
An unidentified man was shot about 3:15 p.m. and taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead, police said.
- Pilot charged in series of sex assaults on woman at Orange County running trails
Prosecutors say the 51-year-old Cathedral City resident choked his victims unconscious before trying to sexually assault two of them and raping one of them.
- COVID-19 vaccination rates lag in younger Black and Latino residents in L.A. County
Vaccination rates among L.A. County Black residents up to age 49 remain below 50%, and among Latino residents in the same age group, below 60%.
- Hate attacks are up in Orange County, with a huge increase against Asian Americans, new report says
Hate-motivated attacks that did not rise to the level of a crime — known as hate incidents — increased by 69%, driven largely by an 19-fold increase in attacks on Asians.
- Fed officials say the labor market needs more time to heal
Top Federal Reserve officials emphasized on Monday that the labor market is far from completely healed, underlining that the central bank will need to see considerably more progress before it will feel ready to raise interest rates. “We still have a long way to go until we achieve the Federal Reserve’s maximum employment goal,” John
- Suit to block tear-down of San Onofre nuclear plant fails
Spent fuel pools, and most everything except the stranded radioactive waste, can go.
- SoCalGas, parent company Sempra agree to $1.8 billion Aliso Canyon gas leak settlement
The Aliso Canyon blowout remains the biggest natural gas leak in U.S. history. The decision follows years of intense litigation and more than $5 million in discovery sanctions.
- Irvine crash leaves woman dead, man arrested on suspicion of DUI
The crash happened at Sand Canyon and Irvine Center Drive at 4:10 a.m. Monday, police said.
- Landsat 9 satellite that will watch for climate change launches from Vandenberg
The latest in a series of U.S. satellites that has recorded human and natural impacts on Earth’s surface for decades was launched into orbit from California on Monday to ensure continued observations in the era of climate change.