Gov. Jerry Brown pursues projects that will exist long after he leaves the governor's office but resists the word "legacy" at every opportunity.
The wildfire that has scorched 117.5 square miles threatened at least 1,500 homes and forced almost 5,000 people to evacuate.
GOP efforts to repeal the ACA are still in flux, but most suggested remedies won't fix the problems in remote regions.
His death was confirmed by the Santa Clara Medical Examiner's office in California on Saturday. He was found at a Palo Alto hotel where he was recovering from back surgery.
School police officers at Esperanza Elementary came across a Hispanic male holding a knife around 2:45 a.m. near 7th Street and South Union Avenue.
The school is in the process of firing Dr. Carmen Puliafito, the ex-dean and current faculty member accused of abusing drugs and consorting with criminals.
Revenue from a gas tax hike adopted earlier this year won't start flowing in until the fall, but state officials want to jump-start road repair projects.
Tens of thousands of Haitians living in the U.S. under what is known as Temporary Protected Status or TPS could soon lose their permission to remain in the country, unnerving others like those from Central America who also hold the special status.
A shark advisory remains in effect for parts of a Santa Barbara beach after a shark attacked a kayaker Thursday morning and bit into the side of his boat near Stearns Wharf. "That thing was hungry," said the kayaker, who was uninjured and able to swim to safety. "It wasn't a nudge."
It's been three decades since Congress passed a law requiring school districts to identify and meet the unique needs of homeless students. The law has helped address some barriers, advocates say, but it has not solved major problems, and challenges remain with implementation and resources.
The aircraft did not catch fire, and nobody on the ground was hurt. Four people who were on board appeared to have non-life-threatening injuries, fire officials reported.