Authorities say a truck veered off a Southern California road and plunged 200 to 300 feet down a canyon, killing three people and injuring two others.
Leaders of the United Taxi Workers of San Diego union say the litmus perpetuates a stereotype that predominantly foreign-born taxi drivers smell bad.
Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Thursday confirmed California has had the hottest year since they started keeping records 120 years ago, in 1895.
California's three-foot requirement replaces previous rules backers say were vague about what a "safe" distance is for passing cyclists.
A young gray whale swam along the coast of SoCal Tuesday, entering the harbor of Marina del Rey in the evening.
Firefighters were responding early Wednesday to a small brush fire burning in the San Gabriel Mountains foothill community of San Dimas.
Assessor Webster Guillory was charged by the Orange County District Attorney with filing false nomination papers for the March 2014 primary election.
While California is in the midst of its third year of drought, there has been a 7.5 percent drop in California's monthly water use.
High humidity and scattered rain showers on Monday tamped down the fire in Yosemite National Park, which had burned about 4 square miles of timberland,
L.A. homeless organizations will be getting a $214 million boost to help expand services and ease coordination between the city and county's many agencies.
A water main break has opened a gaping roadway hole and prompted the evacuation of two homes in the San Fernando Valley.
Firefighters were responding to the fire on Monday, according to a Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesperson.
The boy suffered bite wounds and scratches on his head and neck following Sunday afternoon's attack in an open space preserve near the Silicon Valley city of Cupertino.
The escaped albino cobra that had Thousand Oaks residents on edge is now quarantined at the L.A. Zoo. Watch video of the captured cobra here.
A proposed utility fine that would send nearly $1 billion to the state of California has set up a tussle over how the state punishes corporate wrongdoing and who should benefit from the record-sized penalty.
Lakers' new head coach Byron Scott recognizes that his team has hit rock bottom. What's he going to do about it? A Martinez sat down with him to find out.