California

Over 400,000 Californians registered to vote online in first three weeks

That may not be good news fo the GOP. Nearly a third of online registrants were younger than 26 and were 2 1/2 times more likely to register as Democrats.

Pot dispensary chief convicted on drug charges

Aaron Sandusky, of Rancho Cucamonga, faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in prison when he is due for sentencing Jan. 7, 2013.

Proposition wars: Munger goes after Gov. Brown's Prop 30

The author of Proposition 38 launches ad campaign that aims to take down a competing measure that would also provide funding for public schools

Just 75 people participated in OC early voting Tuesday

Currently only one location in Santa Ana is open for early voting. But starting October 22, early voting expands to several locations around Orange County.

Time Warner's Lakers blackout area extends from San Diego to Fresno to Hawaii

CA counties that can receive TW Cable include Fresno, Imperial, Kern, Kings, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, and San Luis Obispo among others.

Measure J hopes to extend half-cent transportation sales tax

Corey Moore reports on Measure J, the ballot initiative that would extend the current Measure R half-cent transportation sales tax 30 years beyond its expiration date in 2039.

Disney machinist hurt at Space Mountain in critical care

The unnamed machinist was struck by a vehicle last week and remains hospitalized at UC Irvine, according to Cal-OSHA, which is investigating the accident.

California gas prices down slightly overnight (map)

The spike in gas prices was partly caused by an August fire that closed down portions of a Richmond refinery. Check out the map to find the region's lowest prices.

Busted: The 5 biggest gas-saving myths

With California gas prices soaring to painful new highs this week, Edmunds editors offer tested tips on how to increase your car's gas mileage.

Variety is sold: SoCal yawns. But what about Nikki?

The most intriguing question is whether or not Deadline.com firebrand Nikki Finke will have any power over the old trade mag.

California gas prices leveling off after dramatic spike

Officials said it could take days before prices fall at the pump, depending on how quickly refineries can get the winter-blend fuel to market.

Obama declares Cesar Chavez home a national monument

The 100-plus acre site is known as La Paz. It is located in Keene, near Bakersfield, in the Central Valley. It is also the headquarters of the United Farm Workers.

Governor Brown injects early 'winter blend' gas into CA economy

As gas prices soar, Governor Jerry Brown will allow a shift to so-called winter blend gasoline. But what does that mean? And what's really behind price spike?

Gas prices continue record rise; Feinstein calls for probe

As Gov. Jerry Brown takes action to try and stop rising gas prices, a new record high is set across the state. Analysts say it will get worse before it gets better.

Cesar Chavez National Monument: History or politics?

President Obama will honor Cesar Chavez by designating his home a national monument. Is it a politically motivated move to attract Latino voters?

Gov. Brown calls on winter-blend fuel swap to calm gas costs

With gas prices spiking at all-time L.A. highs, Gov. Jerry Brown asked state regulators to allow the early sale of winter-blend fuel in California.