It's thought to be the richest cache of coins ever discovered in the U.S. Minted in the 1800s, they were stuffed into eight cans and buried on a Sierra Nevada ridge.
The fine announced by the U.S. Department of Transportation was a first: No airline has broken U.S. laws requiring prompt, generous assistance to the families of crash victims.
Vice President Joe Biden, an admitted "train guy," told new "Late Night" host Seth Meyers that Gov. Jerry Brown was "leading the country in having high-speed rail."
Hosts who charge admission to parties may be held legally responsible if a drunken underage guest is hurt or injures someone else, California's high court has ruled.
Former Cedarville Rancheria chairwoman Cherie Lash Rhoades is accused of killing four people, including three relatives.
A referendum to overturn a California law that gives transgender students protections including the right to use the public school restrooms of their choice will not appear on the November ballot.
Barney Nugent, a former athletic trainer for the San Francisco Giants, died in Massachusetts Saturday. He was 61.
A couple hundred people are following the Dalai Lama's tour through Southern California to protest his ban on Buddhists worshiping the 500-year-old deity called Dorje Shugden.
CHP Commissioner Joseph Farrow called officers Brian Law and Juan Gonzalez heroes and asked everybody in attendance to consider the families they left behind.
With storms starting Wednesday night, the coast could see 1 to 2 inches of rain and the mountains 4 inches before the weekend is over.
Federal transportation officials have extended the deadline that the California High-Speed Rail Authority has to start spending state money on the project.
Governor Jerry Brown has outlined nearly $700 million in measures to respond to California's drought. The proposed legislation outlines funds to recapture and re-use storm water, increase conservation, and get relief to the hardest-hit areas, including 17 communities at risk of running out of drinking water in the coming months.
California Governor Jerry Brown joined Take Two to discuss the state's drought situation, what he and President Obama discussed during his visit, and how he plans to address the issue.
The new safety system was mandated under federal law following a 2008 train crash in Chatsworth that left 25 people dead.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday proposed spending nearly $700 million to provide immediate help for communities coping with California's drought.
A Central California slaughterhouse that supplies beef to the National School Lunch Program has been closed by federal inspectors after failing to meet cleanliness standards.