- California cities show biggest water savings yet in drought Updated: Jul-01-15 7:28 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - California's drought-stricken cities set a record for water conservation, reducing usage 29 percent in May, according to data released by a state agency Wednesday.
- FBI looks into fiber-optic vandalism in Northern California Updated: Jul-01-15 7:19 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The FBI is working with police to catch vandals behind nearly a dozen fiber-optic cable cuts in Northern California in the past year.
- Ex-state senator pleads guilty to racketeering in California Updated: Jul-01-15 3:39 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - An ex-California state senator pleaded guilty Wednesday to a racketeering charge in an organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown.
- California law decried after black woman's 'lynching' arrest Updated: Jul-01-15 3:08 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - When Sacramento police arrested black activist Maile Hampton over her role in a Black Lives Matter protest in January, they didn't charge her with obstructing traffic, trespassing or disturbing the peace.
- Sacramento supports owner after food truck mascot killed Updated: Jul-01-15 8:53 am
SACRAMENTO, California - A Sacramento food truck owner whose dog and business mascot was fatally shot when his house was burglarized is still looking for a suspect.
- Cut cables disrupt Northern California phones, TV service Updated: Jun-30-15 8:35 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Internet and phone services have been disrupted in some areas of Northern California after three major fiber optic cables were cut.
- What's next for California's contentious vaccine law Updated: Jun-30-15 7:27 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a hotly contested California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in the wake of an outbreak of measles at Disneyland late last year.
- Casey McGehee designated for assignment by Giants Updated: Jun-30-15 4:54 pm
MIAMI - Casey McGehee, the NL Comeback Player of the Year in 2014, will need another comeback.
- California lawmakers to hold hearing on pot farm water use Updated: Jun-30-15 7:47 am
SACRAMENTO, California - A state legislative committee will look at the impact of the drought and water use by illegal marijuana cultivators on North Coast fisheries at a hearing in Sacramento.
- Authorities ID Boy Scout who died in New Mexico flash flood Updated: Jun-29-15 6:48 pm
CIMARRON, New Mexico - Authorities on Monday released the name of a Boy Scout who died after being swept away by a flash flood during a camping trip with his troop in northern New Mexico.
- California lawmakers applaud decision in redistricting case Updated: Jun-29-15 4:25 pm
WASHINGTON - Members of California's congressional delegation on Monday applauded the U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding the use of independent commissions to configure electoral districts.
- Jeff Maggert wins US Senior Open for 2nd senior major title Updated: Jun-28-15 8:50 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Jeff Maggert is moving into an elite class on golf's senior circuit.
- Northern California authorities find headless goat by tracks Updated: Jun-28-15 12:07 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Officials in Northern California have found more decapitated animals, bringing the total number of such mutilated animals to more than a dozen since January.
- San Francisco celebrates same-sex marriage decision Updated: Jun-27-15 1:46 am
SAN FRANCISCO - The celebration began early and built throughout the day in San Francisco, a city at the vanguard of the gay rights fight.
- San Francisco told to stop taking some water during drought Updated: Jun-26-15 7:42 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Regulators on Friday told San Francisco to stop taking some of the river water it routinely stores in the Hetch Hetchy reservoir.
- Mark O'Meara withdraws from US Senior Open with foot injury Updated: Jun-26-15 1:42 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Mark O'Meara has withdrawn from the U.S. Senior Open because of an injured right foot.
- Ex-California fire chief guilty in girlfriend's slaying Updated: Jun-24-15 7:56 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - A former California fire battalion chief was found guilty Wednesday of second-degree murder in the slaying of his girlfriend after his attorney argued during trial that the defendant blacked out during the attack and doesn't remember much of it.
- Feds give California funds for drought aid, restoration Updated: Jun-24-15 6:31 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Federal officials said Wednesday another $150 million would be provided to aid California drought aid programs.
- Sacramento police say midtown stabbing was a hate crime Updated: Jun-24-15 5:29 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Police are investigating the stabbing of three Sacramento musicians as a hate crime.
- Lawmakers' calendars list meetings with undercover agents Updated: Jun-23-15 8:18 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - The appointment books of two disgraced state lawmakers appear to corroborate allegations that they met with undercover FBI agents at steakhouses and a lobbyist's office, according to documents released Tuesday by the California Legislature.
- California judge agrees to dismiss kill-gays ballot measure Updated: Jun-23-15 7:45 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A California judge has thrown out a proposed ballot initiative that advocated killing anyone who engages in gay sex, calling the measure "patently unconstitutional."
- Prosecutor: CalFire chief was 'wicked' in girlfriend's death Updated: Jun-22-15 7:32 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - A prosecutor says former California fire battalion chief Orville Fleming was trained to save lives, but wound up taking one instead.
- Gay mentor, belief in dignity at roots of Kennedy's views Updated: Jun-22-15 7:04 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - The Irish Catholic boy who came of age in Sacramento after World War II is an unlikely candidate to be the author of the Supreme Court's major gay rights rulings.
- Teen dies in shooting at Sacramento County house party Updated: Jun-22-15 12:26 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Police are looking for witnesses to a shooting that left a teen dead in Sacramento County at a house party that was initially broken up by officers and later reassembled.
- High carcinogen levels found in some Sacramento County wells Updated: Jun-22-15 11:32 am
RIO LINDA, California - A search for new sources of water by Sacramento County's Rio Linda-Elverta Community Water District has found that wells closest to a former Air Force base have high levels of hexavalent chromium, or chromium-6, a known carcinogen.