A group of farmers and others in Central California's Kern County is suing state officials and oil executives over contaminated underground water aquifers.
Kern Regional Center is turning to a higher power for help in overcoming its ongoing internal problems.
California lawmakers are pushing forward bills to raise the legal age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21 and going after the increasingly popular electronic cigarettes.
Thousands of Californians are gathering in the state capital in hopes of persuading Gov. Jerry Brown to increase spending on the state's health insurance program for the poor.
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Kai Anguiano, 2, is suffering from childhood acute myeloid lukemia, a rare form of cancer.
It's been a difficult year for the agency charged with caring for children and adults with special needs.
Family asks that prayers be offered for their 2-year-old who suffers from a rare form of cancer.
The local Red Cross is taking advantage of the release of a big budget disaster movie to arm people with information that can help them survive a real-life disaster.
Houchin Community Blood Bank is teaming with local McDonald's restaurants to celebrate National Hamburger Day - and to encourage blood donations.
Local group holds symposium on raising awareness about asthma and treatment.
Environmental advocates across the U.S. have targeted tiny exfoliating beads found in soap, toothpaste and body washes because they don't disintegrate and make their way into the stomachs of marine life.
The first report from a big public-private project to improve genetic testing reveals it is not as rock solid as many people believe, with flaws that result in some people wrongly advised to worry about a disease risk and others wrongly told they can relax.
The CDC studied 4,000 adults and found that only 43 percent of women use sunscreen regularly, while 18 percent of men use it on a daily basis. As fewer adults are using sunscreen, skin cancer rates are on the rise.
A state proposal that would roll out strict safety standards for California porn productions to prevent the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases has drawn criticism from adult film workers who feel the regulations go too far.