Gov. Jerry Brown will visit Kern County on Wednesday to campaign as the Nov. 4 election approaches.
A Bakersfield manufacturer was fined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for improper management of hazardous waste. Kern Steel Fabrication was fined $57,100.
The union representing 12,000 nurses at the five hospitals began a statewide campaign Tuesday to call attention to what it describes as inadequate training and equipment. The effort comes four days after University of California hospitals in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Davis and Irvine said they are ready to treat Ebola patients.
Prosecutors have charged a 23-year-old Riverside County man with the murders of his stepfather and half brother after their stabbed bodies were found at the family's home.
Luis Enrique Monroy-Bracamonte, who was booked into jail under the pseudonym Marcelo Marquez, was charged Tuesday along with his wife, 38-year-old Janelle Marquez Monroy.
This fall, like several other cities and counties in California, Santa Ana is trying a new tactic for regulating pot — the ballot box. Recognizing its losing battle against weed, the Santa Ana City Council is asking voters to consider a measure that would allow pot dispensaries under strict operating rules.
Ventura County sheriff's officials say a veteran deputy has been struck by a car and killed during a freeway traffic stop, and a drunken-driving suspect has been arrested.
Police say a Pomona SWAT officer has been shot and seriously wounded while serving a search warrant at a residence in San Gabriel, and a suspect has been arrested.
The Kern County Board of Supervisors took up the topic of the Arvin gas leak during its meeting Tuesday.
Personal information about more than 18.5 million Californians was hacked, stolen or otherwise exposed last year and as many as one-third of those people will become victims of fraud, California Attorney General Kamala Harris said Tuesday in a new report on data breaches in the nation's biggest state.
California officials say they haven't seen enough progress toward ending a bitter tribal dispute to reopen the doors at a Central California casino.
Here, reporter Anthony Bailey breaks down Props 1 and 2.
The Kern County Probation Department is seeking help in locating a registered sex offender who has failed to report to his probation officer.
Parents and students at North High School are concerned after two students have been diagnosed with a type of staph infection known as MRSA.
A horse in suburban Phoenix needed rescuing after it led itself to water and did more than just drink.