Some Bakersfield families are complaining about trash in Mill Creek at Central Park, and they asked who is supposed to clean it up.
A man suspected in some of the freeway shootings that rattled the Phoenix area could go to prison for 100 years if convicted, Maricopa County's top prosecutor said Wednesday.
A new statewide program starting in January will give hit-and-run drivers fewer places to hide and will give the public a chance to help solve the crime.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's campaign for speaker veered into damage control mode Wednesday after he suggested that the House Benghazi committee can take credit for Hillary Rodham Clinton's slumping poll numbers.
Exxon Mobil Corp. is selling its troubled Southern California refinery for $537 million to a New Jersey energy company more than six months after an explosion crippled the plant and led to higher gas prices in the Golden State, according to an announcement Wednesday.
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation says in a statement Wednesday that 24-year-old Jesse Diaz was found at a house in Indio in his native Riverside County on Tuesday night. A tip from a friend led agents to the house.
Police on Wednesday night reported this man was found and reunited with his family.
A free educational breakfast is scheduled for Oct. 10 to inform women about breast health.
Los Angeles County authorities are investigating three human skulls found at a home in Palmdale.
California is instituting an amnesty program for residents who can't afford to pay off spiraling traffic fines and court fees that have led to millions of driver's licenses being suspended.
A judge has reversed his earlier order to put down a dog that Orange County animal control officials concluded is part wolf and deemed vicious.
An artist was shot and killed in Oakland while he was helping to paint a street-side mural for a group that works to spread peace and stop violence, authorities said.
A man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without parole for killing his roommate.
The Ventura County Sheriff's Office held a news conference Wednesday in an effort to identify two women who were murdered 35 years ago.
A fire that damaged a pair of 1,000-square-foot metal shops is under investigation.