If Kevin Faulconer wins in Tuesday's runoff, San Diego would be the nation's largest city with a Republican mayor. If David Alvarez wins, he would be the city's first Latino mayor.
More than 8.7 beef products have been recalled by a California company. The company processed diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection.
As more clients go on Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, some birth control clinics are losing money and looking for creative ways to adapt.
A new financing plan is available in some Orange County cities that lets homeowners put no money down and pay back installation costs through their property taxes.
The state's historic drought has been bad for farmers but good for gold seekers, who can now pan areas that have long been buried under feet of water.
The San Francisco Bay area has gotten about 3 inches so far this season, but normally it should have received 14.5 inches.
State agencies in drought-afflicted California are trying to lead by example and reduce water use by the same 20 percent that residents have been asked to save.
Los Angeles tops a list of cities with the most "pleasant" weather by a designer who parsed weather data; four other California cities also made the list.
California's power grid operator has asked for voluntary conservation of power because the extreme cold in much of the U.S. and Canada has caused a shortage of natural gas supplies to Southern California power plants.
Southern California Edison Thursday named 14 members of a newly created advisory panel on the decommissioning of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
The latest Otis Report on the Creative Economy shows that creative industries contributed nearly 8 percent of the state's Gross State Product in 2012.
The damage was confined to the state's Central Valley, where mandarin, navel and lemon crops were lost during seven nights of freezing temperatures in early December, California Citrus Mutual reports.
Federal regulators have reached an $11 million settlement over toxic contamination at a former Southern California industrial site.
A new state website will help speed claims for lost property. The Controller's office has 18 million items that have gone unclaimed, including stocks, memorabilia and safe-deposit boxes.
Bill intends to preserve the 'iconic" bonfires on Los Angeles and Orange County beaches. The issue now goes to the state senate.
About 6 million years ago, a new mineral analysis suggests, a mighty river zigzagging across the Colorado plateau may have found its way into older gorges, greatly enlarging them to create the West's most spectacular canyon. Still, some geologists aren't sold.