The five candidates running to replace Michael Rubio for the 16th state Senate district seat are squaring off in a special election Tuesday.
A rare and tiny island fox is on the verge of making a comeback from near-extinction in the Channel Islands, a rugged and wind-swept chain off Southern California, officials said Monday.
Fees for the classes authorized under AB955 would be charged at nonresident rates. The average cost is $200 per unit, compared with $46 for state-subsidized credits during traditional semesters.
California would take steps to regulate the sale of medical marijuana under a bill approved Monday by the state Senate, restricting cannabis dispensaries that federal prosecutors say have grown out of control.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Los Angeles have made some unusual seizures, including elephant meat, a dead primate and hundreds of handbags made from the skin of snakes, lizards and crocodiles.
President Barack Obama will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping early next month in California.
A fire that broke last week south of Bakersfield has closed a state park and already has cost more than $6 million to fight.
Two suspects arrested for breaking into a car in Central California accidentally called 911 on a cellphone, which led police to them.
A Wisconsin man died Monday afternoon when a semitruck crashed into a canal, caused by a coughing driver, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Video was released Monday of a confrontation between Kern County deputies and a suspect who died in custody soon after that confrontation.
Jacob Dismont, 18, and Michael Solid, 21, were booked Saturday into the Clark County jail on charges of open murder, robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery.
Bakersfield High School was locked down and then students were released early during an investigation into small explosions on campus.
A derailment has stalled train traffic on Union Pacific track in Kern County.
U.S. Marshals, Eastern District of California, Bakersfield Division, is looking for Alfred Aukema.
The brutal murder of a McFarland woman Penelope Sanchez left three young children without a mother. Sanchez's sister Georgina Rocha is among the family members that are now trying to deal with the tragic loss.