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All northbound lanes of Highway 99 near Highway 155 were blocked Friday afternoon by an overturned big rig that was hauling hay, the California Highway Patrol said.
Federal education officials on Friday approved California's plan to roll out new computer-based standardized tests this spring, ending a months-long dispute that put the state at risk of sacrificing $1.5 billion in federal school funding.
An Amber Alert was issued Monday for a 12-year-old Long Beach boy.
A jury has deadlocked over allegations in a lawsuit that a California deputy sheriff used excessive force when he shot and killed a former NFL player.
The Highway 178 on-ramp from Fairfax Road will be closed Monday through Friday next week.
Juveniles who sexually assault unconscious victims could be tried as adults under proposed California legislation brought in response to the suicide of a 15-year-old girl who was sexually battered while passed out at a party then humiliated by photos circulated to classmates.
A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured Friday when their patrol car collided with a big rig on a residential street. The truck driver also was injured.
Authorities in Vista have arrested an 18-year-old man who's accused of more than 300 graffiti vandalism incidents across the city.
A house fire around the Northern California city of Placerville has left two people dead.
The Kern County bomb squad detonated a suspicious device Friday that briefly halted Highway 99 traffic.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says Andrew Garfield, who plays Spider-Man on the big screen, spent time on Monday with 5-year-old Miles Scott and his family at Disneyland.
The Fifth Appellate District in Fresno found in favor of the Kern County District Attorney's Office, which claimed that Internet cafes are illegal gambling organizations.
Kern County's January unemployment rate, which was not seasonally adjusted, was 12.3 percent. Bakersfield's unemployment rate was 8.5 percent.
California State University, Bakersfield's new residence halls are on schedule for its January opening, according to a university official.