California

Undocumented youth may be eligible for licenses despite ban

More than 400,000 young illegal immigrants in California may be eligible for state driver’s licenses.

San Onofre nuclear plant to lay off 730 workers

The troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant has been offline since January. Now, Southern California Edison plans to cut 730 employees at the facility.

'Made In LA' Pavilion debuts at apparel trade show

The Los Angeles garment district is promoting its local brand in a "Made in LA" Pavilion at the "Sourcing at Magic" trade show in Las Vegas.

Genentech employee sues over harassment

After allegedly being harassed because of her national origin and religion, a Muslim woman is suing the biotech company Genentech.

Larry Grant, annual King Day parade founder, dies

In the last 26 years, more than a million people have watched the Kingdom Day parade Larry Grant established in South L.A.

San Bernardino faces off against creditors

San Bernardino has until August 31 to give the feds a full list of its creditors in other documentation supporting the city's petition for Chapter 9 bankruptcy.

Former Border Patrol union head indicted

The retired president of a large Border Patrol union was indicted Thursday on federal charges, after he was accused of pilfering hundreds of thousands in union dues.

California fights federal prison population cap — again

In 2009 California was ordered to cap its overcrowded state prison population at 110,000 inmates. Now, officials are demanding that number be raised.

Mental hospital attack spurs alarm policy change

Officials announced a revision to the Napa State Hospital alarm-wearing requirement after the safety measure put one employee in danger.

1 Pakistani American family's Ramadan in LA

The Eid celebration that marks the end of Ramadan is a big deal in majority-Muslim countries, but American Muslims face added practical and spiritual challenges.

Bike safety bill asks drivers to 'give 3' when passing cyclists

The City of L.A. is cosponsoring a state bill which would require drivers to pass cyclists with at least three feet of space between them.

Melky Cabrera suspended for rest of regular season

"My positive test was the result of my use of a substance I should not have used,'' Cabrera wrote in a statement released by the MLB players union.

In California, painkiller abuse can lead to heroin addiction

With the steady rise of prescription drug abuse across California, young pill addicts are succumbing in increasing numbers to another vice: heroin.

Photo slideshow: All 48 California 2012 Olympic gold medalists

Check out our gallery of every single Californian who won a gold medal at the London Olympics this month.

Pig parts dumped at future mosque site prompt investigation call

Inland Empire Muslims want federal authorities to investigate an alleged hate crime at the site of planned mosque in a gesture Muslims regard as a grave insult.

Will you beat the heat or relent? California heat wave taxes power grid

It's expected to be another record-breaking scorcher in the Southland today. How will you beat the heat?