A San Francisco supervisor wants to require new buildings in the city to have solar panels, gardens or both on their roofs, a newspaper reported.
A woman home alone is awakened by an intruder in her bedroom. She urges community vigilance for greater safety.
The 8th annual NAMI Walk at the Park at River Walk raises money and awareness about our country's need for a world-class treatment and recovery system for people with mental illness.
Authorities have arrested a man on suspicion of murder in the death of a farmworker who was kidnapped from his Central California home more than two decades ago.
With so much attention on the Ebola virus, families are reminded not to forget about the dangers of the flu. Experts say some of the early symptoms of Ebola and the flu can be similar. But, you can only be exposed to Ebola through direct contact with someone who's been to an affected country in West Africa.
Here you'll find the area's most wanted prison parolees. CDCR parolees appear here because they are in violation of their parole status.
Month after month the hole remained, covered by a mess of metal plates, temporary cement and wood panels - not to mention the PG&E signs and caution tape.
Wasco High School homecoming floats were destroyed by fire Friday morning, leaving students scrambling for a replacement with just hours to go before the homecoming football game.
A wild black bear ate most of a Northern California man who likely died earlier of a heart attack, officials said Friday.
A deputy U.S. marshal is accused of stealing roughly 24 pounds of marijuana at gunpoint from three people parked at a Northern California motel.
Some Sikh political activists and the California Republican Party are campaigning against Democratic Rep. Ami Bera, saying he refuses to acknowledge the alleged involvement of the Indian government in the anti-Sikh rioting in 1984.
As police continue to investigate a deadly shooting at a recycling business, two photos were released of vehicles of interest.
Faculty from Northern California's Solano Community College will begin teaching inmates at a nearby prison under a deal unanimously approved by the school's governing board.
A pedestrian was hit by two pickup trucks Friday morning while crossing Gosford Road near White Lane.
A man died Thursday night after being shot multiple times in Delano.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office alerted the public Thursday to a "high-risk" sex offender who failed to report to his parole officer after his recent release from Lerdo Detention Facility.
Kern County deputies have arrested a man who is suspected of exposing himself a dozen times over several months to motorist on Highway 58.
The Links for Life "Pink on Parade" luncheon and fashion show was held Thursday at the DoubleTree Hotel.
The California Highway Patrol said a distracted driver struck two teenagers walking to Foothill High School.
A California woman taken hostage during a bank robbery and killed by police in an ensuing shootout begged for her life as she was dragged away by kidnappers, a lawyer for her family said Thursday.
A California-based trade group for the adult film industry is calling for a three-day production moratorium because of possible HIV exposure on an out-of-state film set.
California's attorney general has released a statewide definition of recidivism — a term used for ex-cons who commit new crimes — that conflicts with one being developed by a corrections-related board overseen by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Parts of California could receive above-average rain and snow this winter but not enough to end the worsening drought, federal forecasters said Thursday.
Bakersfield man Vince Hudson had a close encounter this week with a bobcat.
Local groups joined in Thursday's Great Shake Out earthquake drill.
An arrest has been made related to burglaries Wednesday that forced school lockdowns in the northeast part of the city.
Prop 47 would reduce the most common felonies to misdemeanors. Opponents include Kern County's top cop, District Attorny Lisa Green.
Bakersfield Animal Control is seeking any information on an apparently abused dog, which had a spring clasp poking through one of its legs.
A popular tourist attraction in southern Arizona is at risk of being contaminated with orange and brown sludge that spilled from two abandoned mines near Patagonia.
A string of burglaries in one south Bakersfield neighborhood has residents there on edge.
Kern's Public Health Officer says she won't be surprised if guidelines change, now that a second Dallas hospital worker has been confirmed with Ebola. Local health officials and facilities are watching what federal authorities may decide, and getting ready for any possible case of the deadly virus.
Kenneth Garvin was arrested on suspicion of lewd and lascivious acts with a child, digital penetration, sexual battery, assault where great bodily injury may occur, child abuse and annoying a child.
State Health Officer Ron Chapman said Wednesday that the administration of Gov. Jerry Brown has assembled a team to monitor the situation after two Texas nurses tested positive for the virus while caring for an Ebola patient.