California

  • Earthquake strongly felt across Los Angeles

    3/17/14 11:15 AM

    Seismologists say a magnitude 4.4 earthquake has rolled across Los Angeles. The quake was centered 15 miles west-northwest of the downtown civic center and occurred at a depth of about 5 miles.

  • Martin O'Malley derides tea party, pushes for stronger middle class

    3/8/14 8:15 PM

    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has introduced himself to California Democrats with a scathing indictment of the tea party and plans for a stronger middle class to move the country forward.

  • Big storm brings new worries to California

    2/28/14 7:05 AM

    Heavy rain this morning in Southern California could bring dangerous mudslides where recent wildfires have left mountainsides exposed. Already, residents in some 1,000 homes near Los Angeles have been evacuated.

     

  • Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" could fetch $20,000 at auction

    2/27/14 8:33 AM

    Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" is one of the most racist and heinous screeds in modern history, but officials say two rare early editions signed by him could go for more than $20,000 at an online auction on Thursday.

  • Sriracha plant emissions remain in limbo in California city council

    2/27/14 5:43 AM

    The waft of a popular hot sauce will remain in a Southern California city for now as council members on Wednesday night delayed a decision on whether its spicy emissions are a public nuisance.

  • US olive oil pushing gov't to test imported oils

    2/18/14 7:54 AM

    It's shaping up to be a battle much like the one fought by California wineries in their infancy. This time it's about olive oil. The tiny California olive industry says European olive oil filling U.S. shelves often is mislabeled and lower-grade oil.

  • California company recalls 8.7 million pounds of beef products

    2/9/14 4:41 PM

    A Northern California company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of beef products because it processed diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection, federal officials said Saturday.

  • Wizards beat Golden State, 88-85

    1/29/14 6:02 AM

    The Wizards got a west-coast road win over Golden State Tuesday night, riding a hot-shooting second half from Bradley Beal to an 88-85 win.

  • St. Mary's County hit with sudden snow

    1/28/14 11:22 PM

    California, Maryland hardly resembled its sunny, west coast namesake Tuesday night.

  • Justin Bieber accused of egging neighbor's home

    1/12/14 3:50 PM

    Police say Justin Bieber has been named as a suspect in a misdemeanor vandalism and assault crime report for allegedly throwing eggs at a neighbor's home in their gated Calabasas neighborhood Thursday evening.

  • Burrito Box vending machine debuts in California

    1/8/14 9:15 AM

    Described by the Times as the "Redbox for burritos," the machine is stocked with six premade varieties that are heated up and dispensed at a price of $3 each.

  • Jahi McMath's mom clear to take her from hospital

    1/3/14 7:29 PM

    A judge said Friday that the mother of a 13-year-old girl who was declared brain dead after tonsil surgery can remove her daughter from a California hospital if she assumes full responsibility for the consequences.

  • Female World War II Air Force pilots honored at Rose Bowl parade

    1/1/14 9:21 PM

    More than 70 years after they took to the skies, a group of Women Air Force Service Pilots were honored at Wednesday's Rose Bowl Parade. It was a tribute long overdue for trailblazers like 93-year-old Lorraine Rodgers.

  • Jahi McMath's hospital will not allow outside doctor to help her

    12/31/13 8:31 PM


    Lawyer Douglas Straus said Tuesday that Children's Hospital Oakland would not permit the procedures on its premises because Jahi McMath is legally dead in the view of the doctors who have examined her.

  • Jahi McMath: Life support extended for another week

    12/30/13 11:24 PM

    The family of a girl who was declared brain dead after what was supposed to be a routine tonsillectomy received another reprieve Monday from a judge who ordered the 13-year-old to be kept on life support for another week.

  • Harold Camping dies at 91, predicted doomsday on multiple occasions

    12/17/13 2:03 PM

    Harold Camping, the California preacher who used his evangelical radio ministry and thousands of billboards to broadcast the end of the world and then gave up public prophecy when his date-specific doomsdays did not come to pass, has died at age 92.

  • California wildfire destroys 15 homes, evacuates 100

    12/16/13 10:00 PM

    At least 15 homes have been destroyed and about 100 people have been forced to evacuate as a wildfire burns in the Big Sur area of California, a popular tourist destination along the state's central coast. No injuries were reported.

  • Bob Filner sentenced to home confinement for sexual harassment

    12/9/13 1:40 PM

    Bob Filner was sentenced Monday to three months of home confinement and three years of probation for harassing women while he was mayor of San Diego.

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