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.
Coachella Valley Unifed School District Superintendent Darryl Adams says a complaint from the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee has the community rethinking their mascot's look.
Nervous over a steep spike in armed robberies, several Oakland, Calif., neighborhoods have pooled funds to hire private security patrols.
Ramirez also taught for several years at San Francisco State University and UC Berkeley. Many of his students, friends and colleagues took to Twitter to express their condolences.
Coachella Valley Unified will be holding a special meeting tonight to discuss the recent controversy surrounding its mascot.
The coalition, called "Charge Ahead California," launched a campaign on Thursday to put 1 million more electric cars, trucks and buses on California roads.
After eight hours of discussion and testimony, California Coastal Commissioners did not make a decision on a proposed Huntington Beach desalination plant. The company then withdrew the application and said it would conduct more studies.