California

Census: Rise in Asian immigrants to California

There's a California population shift with Asian immigrants replacing Latinos as the primary source of the state's immigrants.

California lawmakers' proposals to thwart gun violence

President Obama has unveiled his plan to overhaul the nation’s gun laws. In California, which already has some of the nation’s toughest gun laws, lawmakers are moving forward with plans for more control.

Mayor: At least 1 more year of San Diego Chargers

The team has been linked to a new football stadium proposed by AEG for Downtown Los Angeles. It has said it wants to stay in San Diego, but they can opt out of the contract.

PHOTOS: NPS restores Native American graffiti on Alcatraz

In 1969, a group of Native Americans occupied Alcatraz for two years. It's a history written in graffiti that the National Park Service has been working to preserve.

Cold still grips Southland, but warming trend due

The cold snap that's had California farmers struggling to protect the $1.5 billion citrus crop is slowly starting to ease but freeze warnings remain in effect.

Leon Leyson, youngest Schindler list member, dies in CA

Leon Leyson, who was the youngest of 1,100 Jews saved from the Nazis by Oscar Schindler, has died in Southern California at 83.

Groups may buy Mt. Rubidoux cross site in Riverside County

Three Riverside non-profit groups have teamed up to bid on an iconic cross that’s been at the center of a legal battle over its display on public land.

Cold snap continues in CA, LA hits record 35 degrees

A cold snap continued Monday and growers in the Central Valley fought to protect citrus crops from overnight lows. Downtown LA dipped to a record 35 degrees early Monday.

Rooftop solar incentives get green light

Rooftop solar program, similar to successful ones in Germany and dozens of other countries, could ramp up rooftop solar energy production in LA.

Fewer services, higher fees for CA courts in budget proposal

The governor's budget proposal doesn't call for deep budget cuts to state courts. But it doesn't generate more money for them, either.

Court reporters find work outside of courtrooms

Court reporters lose jobs in courtrooms as state funding cuts to the judicial branch continue - but many hope to find work elsewhere.

Yosemite plans to remove ice rink, pools and limit visitors

For years, Yosemite National Park authorities have been looking for ways to balance the interests of its 4-million annual visitors with preserving the environment. Last week the park unveiled how it plans to do so.

Gov. Brown to propose budget with boost to public education

When Gov. Brown releases his state budget plan Thursday he's expected to increase spending in a few key areas but he said to expect frugality.

Coeducation effort at Deep Springs College halted by ruling

An Inyo County court has dealt a setback to a coeducation effort at an unusual eastern Sierra college that for a century has only admitted men.

UPDATE: California files plan to ease prison overcrowding

Late Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown submitted a plan to federal judges to further ease crowding in the state’s 33 prisons. Read the proposal and the latest court filing.

Dwindling fish in Sacramento Delta bad sign for estuary health

The latest trawl-net fish count shows the population of California's six species of Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta fish are dwindling. Delta fish are a barometer of estuary health.