Jurors in the negligence lawsuit by Michael Jackson's mother against concert giant AEG Live LLC have heard legal instructions from a judge on the eve of final arguments in the 21-week trial.
Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesman Ed Ross said Monday that 56-year-old Nakoula Basseley Nakoula is scheduled for release on Thursday from a halfway house in Southern California where he's been held since May.
As another potential strike looms, BART officials are preparing other ways to get commuters to work, including possibly allowing managers to drive a limited number of trains.
The Bakersfield City Council is bracing for a large turnout when a key committee considers an anti-abortion resolution.
State lawmakers are demanding an audit into the legally questionable sterilization procedures in California prisons between 1997 and 2010, to find out if coercion was involved.
Testimony has ended in a negligence lawsuit against the promoter of Michael Jackson's planned comeback concerts.
For the third time in less than a month, a tour bus heading to a Southern California casino has crashed.
Within the fire's 400-square-mile footprint are a solid 60 square miles that burned so intensely that everything is dead, researchers said.
A publicist says choreographer and dance instructor Patsy Swayze, the mother of late actor Patrick Swayze, has died. She was 86.
Lawyers for concert promoter AEG Live LLC have concluded their defense in a case filed by Michael Jackson's mother over her son's death.
The Marine Corps says the death of a Marine during a training accident in the California desert occurred when an amphibious assault vehicle caught fire.
The California Supreme Court has barred the removal of gays from jury pools without justification since 2000, but its rulings aren't binding on federal courts.
As crime rates soar in Oakland, a growing number of city residents are hiring private security guards to protect their neighborhoods.
Since the 1850s Gold Rush, some folks in the rugged hills and valleys of Northern California and Southern Oregon have felt they would be better off if they could break away and form their own state.
In response to a lawsuit by his former communications deputy, the city said in court documents that ousted San Diego mayor Bob Filner's acted "without malice."