California has a 10-day waiting period for gun purchases. There is no federal waiting period. Learn some more differences between US law and the Golden State.
A look at some of the new California Department of Motor Vehicles laws that will take effect beginning Jan. 1, 2013.
If confirmed, Jeffrey Beard will lead one of the largest prison systems in the nation, rattled by transition and mired in politics.
Governor Jerry Brown today nominated a new Secretary of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation on Wednesday.
The Public Utilities Commission has given provisional approval to the program, which is seen as a big help to the homeless.
A new report suggests that the presidential election did little to change Americans’ public opinion of the Mormon faith. even after Mitt Romney's run for president.
University senior vice president for external relations Daniel Dooley announced Friday that the logo will be looked at again in due course.
Gabrielle Ludwig, a member of the Mission College women's basketball team in Santa Clara, is reportedly the first transsexual to play college hoops as both a man and a woman.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a large earthquake has struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Southern California and Mexico.
Economy, lower birth rates and fewer people moving in keeps state population growth below one percent.
The US Census is starting to track indigenous Hispanic populations more closely. For many, identity rests on their indigenous heritage, not where they are from.
In a new six-part series, Bloomberg News finds that state workers in California today make far more than comparable workers in other states, and in the private sector.
The license would give holders access to special "Ready Lanes" to enter the US, rather than wait in regular lanes, where a crossing can take more than an hour.
For the first time, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles will follow Mexican tradition and offer a late-night Mass for the feast day of the Virgin of Guadalupe.
Jesus Bernal graduated from Stanford law school and for the past six years has headed the federal public defender’s office in Riverside.
A policy shift at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has provoked responses among people on many sides of the immigration issue.