2 top former OSHA officials accuse state of failing workers

One former official issues a 20-page report in which he lays out his case that the state is not dedicating enough resources to Cal/OSHA to protect workers.

Farmers press for action on immigration (Full report)

Drought may be drying up their crops, but farmers in California and beyond say they face as great a threat far from home: inaction on immigration reform.

California gets 2 more years to cut prison numbers

An order on Monday from a three-judge panel delays an April deadline to reduce the population to about 112,164 inmates.

Update: Coroner releases names of victims in wrong-way crash

Authorities say Olivia Culbreath, 21, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of driving under the influence and manslaughter after driving the wrong way and causing a crash that killed six people.

San Diego mayor's race highlights sharp divides

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.

California company recalls 8.7 million pounds of meat

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.

Family planning squeezed in California by health law

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.

Home solar financing program rolls out in Orange County

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.

'Dumb Starbucks': The real Starbucks says it is 'looking into it'

As dozens lined up for more coffee on Sunday, a local legal expert says it may not be easy to force it to close. And L.A. city leaders did not seem too concerned about it.

Prospectors see a golden lining in California's drought

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.

CHP: Driver arrested in 60 Freeway crash that killed 6; 3 ID'd

The CHP says a woman accused of driving the wrong way on the 60 Freeway has been arrested on suspicion of DUI. Six people were killed in the crash.

LA residents moving east despite lack of jobs

New Census Bureau estimates reveal that L.A. County is losing tens of thousands of residents to the Inland Empire despite the area's high unemployment rate.

Is NorCal's weekend downpour enough for drought-stricken California?

The San Francisco Bay area has gotten about 3 inches so far this season, but normally it should have received 14.5 inches.

Amid drought, California government cuts water use

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.

See what it takes to dismantle the Crystal Cathedral's massive pipe organ

The organ — one of the largest of its kind in the world — will be taken apart after 30 years of playing to be repaired and restored; parts will be sent to Italy.

Jamzilla: Metro does Reddit AMA to defend 405 holiday closure

If you're wondering why officials chose the upcoming combined Valentine's Day/President's Day holiday weekend for "Jamzilla," you're not alone