California

Big wave in Baja California drowns husband, injures wife

Authorities in Mexico say a giant wave has dragged off a U.S. couple walking on a Baja California beach, drowning the 72-year-old husband and injuring his 66-year-old wife.

Live video: Endeavour's final flight around California

Our partners at NBCLA are providing a live video stream of Endeavour's last trip around the Golden State.

Live video: Endeavour's final flight around California

Our partners at NBCLA are providing a live video stream of Endeavour's last trip around the Golden State.

Knott's ride that left riders dangling Thursday shut down

Investigators determined Thursday that a brake malfunction caused Knott’s Berry Farm’s WindSeeker ride to abruptly shut down yesterday Wednesday.

Critics say TRUST Act will endanger public

Brown has a couple more weeks to decide whether he’ll sign the law, which would prohibit local law enforcement from detaining undocumented immigrants unless they have serious criminal convictions.

Nearly 7 million Californians living in poverty

The Census Bureau's annual American Community Survey also shows the median household income of Californians dropped nearly 4 percent last year to $57,287.

Young voters and new citizens are target of effort

Less than two months before the Nov. 6 election, a coalition of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander organizations is reaching out to California voters.

Blinded by the Knight? Medieval Times sued after sparks fly

Lawyers representing Dustin and Melissa Wiseman argue that the Texas-based entertainment restaurant did not take sufficient measures to protect patrons.

Prop 8 still awaits Supreme Court review

Legal experts predict justices will likely postpone any action on gay marriage. Instead, the court may first address challenges to the Defense of Marriage Act.

Do Calif. air pollution laws put truckers out of business?

Trucking industry representatives head to Washington on Thursday to ask the EPA to ease state air quality regulations.

CSU trustees consider contingency plan of raising tuition

At meeting Tuesday and Wednesday in Long Beach, CSU Trustees consider raising tuition by 5 percent as part of contingency plan if Prop 30 fails

Rodeo clown makes racist joke about Michelle Obama and doesn't apologize

The Creston Classic Rodeo board said it is not responsible for the joke and will ask the clown for a letter and a public apology.

Study: LA County does well at welcoming immigrants, not so well at integrating them

What is immigrant integration? It's measured in several ways, but altogether it refers to how immigrant-friendly a region is, and how well immigrants tend to do there as they make that region their new home.

With election 7 weeks away, Prop 30 campaign still quiet

Proposition 30 campaign has plenty of money to convince to raise taxes for California schools. But so far, the effort doesn't have much of a media presence.

Sweltering September Saturday brings 100 degree temps to SoCal

Triple-digit heat was the trend around Southern California on a rare day where it was the same temperature in Palm Springs (101 degrees) as it was in Burbank.

Who has a better chance of winning today: USC or UCLA?

Trojan quaterback Matt Barkley has never beaten Stanford and the Bruins would like to confirm that they deserve to be a ranked NCAA football team.