A California Department of Motor Vehicles spokesperson says that if everything goes smoothly, driverless cars for testing could be hitting the roads this spring.
Annual increases of nearly $5,000 for rank-and-file legislators and nearly $9,000 for the governor were approved by the California Citizens Compensation Commission.
Mila, a 7,600-pound African elephant who accidentally killed a New Zealand zookeeper, arrived at the San Diego Zoo on Nov. 14 but remains under a health quarantine.
If you eat at a gourmet restaurant in LA or the Bay Area, there's a good chance your meal with include some high-end produce from the Central Valley. But ironically, even though small farms near Fresno nourish the state's farm-to-fork movement, few restaurants there serve food grown nearby.
According to new data, more California couples tied the knot in July than in any other month since 2006, following the U.S. Supreme Court's historic ruling.
The program to teach inmates tech has been growing as graduates, now trickling out of the penal system, are landing real jobs at real dot-coms.
A judge has declined to act immediately on a request to close a factory that residents say is stinking up their Southern California city.
After a tour of the country, Merrill Newman hasn't been seen since Oct. 26, when a military officer asked him to get off a plane that was about to take off.
Of the 1,040 stations that a New Jersey energy company committed to installing by Dec. 5, only 110 are ready.
Diane Disney Miller, the daughter of Walt Disney and one of his inspirations for building the Disneyland theme park, has died at her home in Napa, Calif. She was 79.
Republicans have a chance in Tuesday's election to recapture the San Diego mayor's office after widespread allegations of sexual harassment prompted Bob Filner to resign.
The University of California has reached a tentative labor agreement with unionized nurses at its medical and student-health facilities.
The Navy says an aerial target drone malfunctioned and struck a guided missile cruiser during training off Southern California, causing two minor injuries.
Officials are calling for a return to the bargaining table, saying an expensive provision was "erroneously" included in a labor contract that settled a longstanding union dispute.
Oil companies would have to test groundwater and notify landowners before they do fracking or other well stimulation techniques under draft rules released by the state.