Golden Empire Transit District spokeswoman Gina Hayden said late Friday that negotiating teams have struck a tentative deal to end a labor strike that has kept city buses off roadways since July 15.
Former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate Mike Huckabee will be in Bakersfield next week for the benefit of Assemblywoman Shannon Grove.
An explosion strong enough to blow the door off a garage has killed a man at an Orange County home.
Hoping to keep film production in California, lawmakers have moved to quadruple tax subsidies for location shoots.
Six Flags Magic Mountain expects thousands of prospective riders on Colossus' last day, and a protest is planned by a group seeking to save the roller coaster.
California's unemployment rate held steady at 7.4 percent in July, but two surveys used to calculate the rate showed different results, the California Employment Development Department reported Friday.
With fewer than a fourth of voters showing up for recent local elections, the city's Ethics Commission voted to recommend that the City Council consider a cash-prize drawing as an incentive to vote.
In a town where seemingly everyone wants to be a star, but few look like James Franco or Scarlett Johansson, Levin is the talent agent who represents the people who look like the rest of us. Some play tough guys because they once were. Or hard-core military types because they were that.
A wildfire burning in a steep, remote area of the Angeles National Forest is 35 percent contained and all active flames have been knocked down.
California regulators approved a nearly $2.4 billion rate hike for Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers that will see the typical customer's monthly bill increase by $7.50 starting in the fall and then even more in 2015 and again in 2016.
Stung by criticism of its treatment of killer whales, SeaWorld said Friday that it will build new, larger environments at its theme parks and will fund additional research on the animals along with programs to protect ocean health and whales in the wild.
A yellow fever mosquito has been detected in Kern County.
A man suffered burns to more than 80 percent of his body in a duplex fire Friday morning.
A man was shot Thursday on Highway 14.
A pedestrian hit Thursday by an SUV has died.